20 August 2018 | General News

Adjunct Professor Chong Siow Ann from the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at NUS shared that psychiatry has changed him in more ways than one and has humbled him.  His essays on mental health and other medical issues have been compiled into a book Fieldnotes of a psychiatrist. 

The New Paper

19 August 2018 | General News

Adjunct Professor Chong Siow Ann from the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at NUS shared that psychiatry has changed him in more ways than one and has humbled him.  His essays on mental health and other medical issues have been compiled into a book Fieldnotes of a psychiatrist. 

The Straits Times

17 August 2018 | General News

President’s Scholarship recipient Mr Stefan Jing Rui could have gone to almost any university in the world but he chose to pursue a liberal arts education with Yale-NUS College to stay close to his family.

The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao and The New Paper

17 August 2018 | Research

NUS and Singapore ETH Centre are co-leading a three-year project to quantify the benefits provided by Singapore’s natural environment. The project aims to provide a framework for developers to assess the trade-offs between development and conservation. 

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16 August 2018 | Research

Assoc Prof Lawrence Loh, Director of the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations at NUS Business School noted that compliance is at the heart of the corporate governance landscape especially since it is subject to “interpretation and gaming”. He highlighted that proper enforcement will determine the effectiveness of the new reforms.

TODAY

16 August 2018 | Research

A study by researchers from Duke-NUS Medical School found that activated DHA and proteins are needed by the body to promote brain development. The researchers showed that DHA cannot be directly absorbed by the brain but must first be activated or converted into a form of fatty acid called LPC-DHA via metabolism. LPC-DHA is then transported to the brain via a protein called Mfsd2a which helps the brain to absorb nutrients and develop.

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16 August 2018 | Research

Prof Vlatko Vedral from the Centre for Quantum Technologies at NUS discussed the laws of quantum physics and Einstein’s theory of gravity, and shared about research that looked into ways to meld the two theories.

The Straits Times

16 August 2018 | Research

Mr Tan Ming Kai and Assoc Prof Hugh Tan from the Dept of Biological Sciences at NUS Faculty of Science found that some grasshoppers and crickets pollinate flowers in the same way butterflies and bees do. The findings help farmers distinguish potential pollinators from pests.

The Straits Times Online

16 August 2018 | Research

Prof Daniel Tenen and Dr Liu Bee Hui from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at NUS, together with collaborators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School, have designed a novel peptide drug that could potentially treat liver cancer more effectively.

The Straits Times Online

15 August 2018 | General News

NUS has partnered Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, to jointly launch the innovation incubator programme to nurture talents in emerging technological fields. Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister-in-Charge of the Smart Nation Initiative, witnessed the Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony.

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