The 13th edition of the Public Health Service, initiated in 2004 by students from NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, saw some 680 volunteers and staff from secondary and tertiary institutions, hospitals and healthcare organisations offering free comprehensive health screening and education for residents in Jurong on 13 and 14 October.
In the media this week, NUS Biological Sciences lecturer Dr Zeehan Jaafar commented on the latest Singapore Blue Plan, NUS Dentistry Adjunct Associate Professor Rashid Tahir addressed tooth decay in young children, and Year 4 NUS Sociology student Louis Wong spoke about the joys of solo travelling.
NUS Civil & Environmental Engineering co-organised the 10th South China Sea Tsunami Workshop which saw some 120 academics and researchers from more than 14 countries converge at NUS University Hall from 10 to 11 October.
Prof Liu Bin, Head of NUS Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is a full-time scientist, manager, entrepreneur, and mother, and a recognised global leader in the field of organic functional materials.
Final year NUS Law undergraduates Samuel Lim and Marissa Chok came in second in the 2018 edition of The New York Times — Association of Pacific Rim Universities Asia Pacific Case Competition with their entry on artificial intelligence.
NUS President Professor Tan Eng Chye has been honoured for his outstanding achievements with the prestigious Wilbur Lucius Cross Medal, the highest award bestowed on an alumnus by the Yale Graduate School Alumni Association.