The recently-announced Singapore Budget is generous in its outreach to help businesses, employees and households overcome their economic difficulties, while also strategically positioning the country for future challenges. NUS Business Associate Professor Simon Poh analyses the measures that were unveiled.
Professor Leonard Lee, Professor Koh Chan Ghee and Dr Catherine Wong from the Lloyd’s Register Foundation Institute for the Public Understanding of Risk at NUS explain that the public should be mindful not to be vectors of misinformation, distrust and anti-social behaviour.
Many experts from NUS are contributing in various ways to strengthen Singapore’s defence against COVID-19. Professor John Eu-Li Wong, Professor Leo Yee Sin and Professor Tan Chorh Chuan share their insights on the issues COVID-19 presents in Singapore, and how they can be overcome.
A multi-disciplinary team from NUS Engineering, NUS Medicine and the N.1 Institute for Health has found that the strength of the brain’s global signal fluctuation decreases as the day progresses. The results highlight the potential effects that time of day have on measures of brain activity.
High-speed computing poses challenges to existing regulatory models in areas from securities regulation to competition law. Professor Simon Chesterman, Dean of NUS Law, explores these issues.
The COVID-19 situation may seem daunting now but Singapore will eventually overcome it, writes NUS Law Professor Tommy Koh. By sticking together, the country had previously overcome tough times such as the Second World War, the shock of independence, and SARS.
These pits in Sagaing Region in Myanmar were formed due to unregulated informal mining on sites that were abandoned after formal gold mining operations were completed. A recent NUS study showed that better approaches are needed to tackle such informal gold mining activities.
An adult male Togian jungle-flycatcher (Cyornis omissus omississimus), a subspecies of bird new to science, was discovered on the islands of Wallacea, along with five new bird species and four other subspecies of birds.
The bite of the Indian cobra can be deadly. Professor R. Manjunatha Kini from NUS, along with a team of international collaborators, have reported the sequencing and assembly of a high-quality genome of this venomous snake
Researchers from NUS Mechanobiology Institute found that the formation of the ‘V’ patterns – also known as chevron patterns – in the swimming muscles of fish do not simply arise from genetic instruction or biochemical pathways but actually require physical forces to correctly develop.