20 February 2019 | General News

Dr Stijn Massar, a Senior Research Fellow and Ms Ruth Leong, a PhD student, both at the Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory of the Duke-NUS Medical School, wrote about the consequences of the lack of sleep and how better sleep benefits health, productivity and cognition.

Channel NewsAsia Online

19 February 2019 | General News

The NUS’ upcoming maths-themed Arts Festival that is organised from 15 to 23 March 2019 will feature a drama production A Disappearing Number for one night on 15 March. The festival is in its 14th year and past editions have explored topics such as quantum physics and dystopias.

The Straits Times

19 February 2019 | General News

Prof Tommy Koh, Chairman of the Centre of International Law and Rector of Tembusu College at NUS, opined that Singapore women have done well in achieving parity with men but in other parts of the world, the struggle continues. 

The Straits Times

18 February 2019 | General News

Dr Yvette van der Eijk, Senior Research Fellow and Prof Chia Kee Seng from the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at NUS pointed out that without branding elements, it is difficult for tobacco companies to establish brand salience in younger generations.

The Straits Times

18 February 2019 | General News

Dr Hue Guan Thye, Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Chinese Studies at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Science, gave a talk titled “From Temasek to Singapore” at a lecture series co-organised by the Goh Loo Club and Tan Kah Kee Foundation. 

Lianhe Zaobao

18 February 2019 | General News

Dr Choo Su Pin, Adjunct Assoc Prof at both the SingHealth Duke-NUS Oncology Academic Clinic Programme at Duke-NUS Medical School and the Dept of Medicine at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, discussed hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common type of primary liver cancer. Dr Choo is the Chair of the Clinical Trials Steering Committee at the National Cancer Centre Singapore.

The New Paper

16 February 2019 | Research

The National Research Foundation has awarded seven projects grants under the national Quantum Engineering Programme, managed by NUS, which will allow for quantum tech – the science of the very small – to be explored further locally. The projects all aim to develop the engineering capabilities needed to commercialise quantum technologies for industrial application. One of the grant winners was Asst Prof Charles Lim from the Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NUS Faculty of Engineering. His project will include hardware for quantum encryption: making faster miniature, cost-effective chips that may be used in smartphones.

The Straits Times

16 February 2019 | General News

Dr Adrian W J Kuah, Director of the Futures Office and Senior Research Fellow from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS opined that the heart of teaching consists of telling all our students that they are much more than the worst thing they have ever done. But we need to say it, no matter how tough a slog it might be to get to the point where we can say it authentically.

TODAY

16 February 2019 | General News

The NUS King Edward VII Hall Chinese Drama (KECD) will perform the Chinese play – Me2 vs He2 on 23 February 2019. A student-led Chinese drama production founded in 2000, KECD strives to produce a high-quality Chinese language play each year. 
 

Lianhe Zaobao

13 February 2019 | General News

NUS Chairman and former CEO of Singapore Exchange Mr Hsieh Fu Hua and Assoc Prof Mak Yuen Teen from the Dept of Accounting at NUS Business School have been appointed members of the Corporate Governance Advisory Committee by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.  The permanent, industry-led body will be responsible for “levelling up corporate governance standards and practices” in Singapore.

The Business Times, Lianhe Zaobao