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Good afternoon! Keep up to date with the latest stories from NUS News this week (6–10 Jan 2020)

1. NUS researchers have developed an innovative sweat pH monitor that can monitor if its user is dehydrated, low on sugar or at risk of skin infection
https://nus.edu/2Rb2tbw

2. The University launched NUS115 — to commemorate its 115th year of founding — at the annual NUS Bizad Charity Run
https://nus.edu/35O2W91

3. An NUS team has developed a personalised tool to detect cancer, predict patient survivability and determine suitability for immunotherapy treatment
https://nus.edu/2RfKzEE

4. Students from the NUS Ridge View Residential College planted over 200 trees and more than 300 seedlings to help restore a forest in Indonesia
https://nus.edu/2QUAmhV

5. An NUS study has found that informal exchanges between property developers over golf can lower land acquisition bids and property prices
https://nus.edu/2uSOuja

6. Professor Sir Konstantin Novoselov and Assistant Professor Charles Lim gave the opening talk and first plenary lecture at the 2020 Global Young Scientists Summit
https://nus.edu/2TwT0hm

7. Professor Danny Quah, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, posits that global climate change and geopolitical tensions will pose risks to businesses this year
https://nus.edu/2TxO7VE

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Good morning! Keep up to date with the latest stories from NUS News this week (20–24 Jan 2020)

1. Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat and Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing spoke on Singapore’s future political landscape at Singapore Perspectives 2020 organised by the NUS Institute of Policy Studies
https://nus.edu/2RCKzi8

2. NUS English Language and Literature Professor Bao Zhiming discusses the possibility of linguistic markers for dementia, which can serve as tools for early diagnosis, and for developing linguistic therapies
https://nus.edu/2RjNjlK

3. Professor Khong Yuen Foong from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS investigates the ways in which ASEAN countries decide between aligning with the US or China
https://nus.edu/2TVQO38

4. Kent Ridge Hall kickstarted its 40th anniversary celebrations with a carnival, bringing together students, staff and alumni to look back upon their past successes while striving for more in the future
https://nus.edu/36rYxJf


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Good afternoon! Keep up to date with the latest stories from NUS News this week (27-31 Jan 2020)

1. Counter measures introduced by NUS to address the ongoing Wuhan Coronavirus situation include a mandatory 14-day leave of absence for staff and students returning from China
https://nus.edu/2RXmpik

2. New research from NUS Biological Sciences explores how a predatory hoverfly species and a scavenging phorid species can alter the nutrient-cycling efficiency of pitcher plant ecosystems
https://nus.edu/319TFHl

3. Some 4,100 trees have already been planted as part of a campus-wide initiative to cool the NUS campus and reduce the University’s carbon footprint
https://nus.edu/36Db0tn

4. A socially responsible capitalism is necessary to ensure that all citizens can at least meet their basic needs, writes Associate Professor Tan Ern Ser from NUS Sociology
https://nus.edu/2Umypgv

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Good afternoon! Keep up to date with the latest stories from NUS News this week (3 – 7 Feb 2020)

1. A Singapore team of scientists, including Duke-NUS researchers, have cultured the 2019 Novel Coronavirus from a patient, making Singapore the third country in the world outside of China to culture the virus
https://nus.edu/2SqRXgT

2. Two studies led by Associate Professor Antónia Monteiro from NUS Biological Sciences showed that insects can develop new preferences and pass these on to their offspring
https://nus.edu/377Ea4d

3. NUS is taking proactive steps to ensure the welfare of students and staff under leave of absence or quarantine due to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus situation, along with additional measures to prevent virus transmission
https://nus.edu/2uuzRTl

4. A United Arab Emirates foundation donated US$3 million to the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine to drive research, education and innovation in the field of endocrinology, particularly in the area of translational research in diabetes. https://nus.edu/2Sr8Nfv

5. A team of NUS researchers discovered that coral nurseries could well be conservation grounds for threatened marine species
https://nus.edu/2vVvj8N

6. International delegates from 16 countries convened in Singapore for a workshop to propose new ideas about the future of healthcare and public health systems, as part of the US National Academy of Medicine’s Healthy Longevity Initiative
https://nus.edu/2tAzwxS

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Scientists from the NUS community are joining the global effort to combat the COVID-19 virus, through their work on a vaccine trial and rapid detection test kits. Read more about the ongoing projects here: https://nus.edu/2tWlVRH
Good evening! Keep up to date with the latest stories from NUS News this week (10 – 14 Feb 2020)

1. A study by the Institute of Policy Studies showed that that the number of stay-at-home fathers is growing slowly but steadily, as these dads fight tradition and stigma
https://nus.edu/31UUmog

2. Joining the effort to combat the COVID-19 virus, scientists from the NUS community are working on a vaccine trial and rapid detection test kits
https://nus.edu/39y1hGD

3. NUS Business Associate Professor Simon Poh discusses what he expects to see in the upcoming Budget, including a relief package to help companies cope with the COVID-19 situation.
https://nus.edu/2SqS3GA

4. NUS Law has named its Moot Court in honour of Singapore’s first and longest-serving Chief Justice, the late Chief Justice Wee Chong Jin, in recognition of his legacy and contributions.
https://nus.edu/2OT18WG

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NUS Law Professor Tommy Koh believes that Singapore will overcome the COVID-19 situation, just as the country previously overcame tough times like the Second World War, the shock of independence and SARS. Read more of his insights here: https://nus.edu/2UUpYZX
Good afternoon! Keep up to date with the latest stories from NUS News this week (17 – 21 Feb 2020)

1. Members of the NUS community have published creative and educational comics centring on the COVID-19 outbreak, to help reassure and share knowledge with the general public
https://nus.edu/2v31Jy8

2. Singapore will overcome COVID-19, just like it has survived other crises, writes NUS Law Professor Tommy Koh, reminding citizens to stay united, be courageous and care for one another.
https://nus.edu/2PbwHek

3. NUS Law Dean Professor Simon Chesterman discusses the challenges the digital economy has brought to existing legal and regulatory systems.
https://nus.edu/37PyX17

4. Singapore State President Madam Halimah Yacob paid a visit to BLOCK71 Yogyakarta in Indonesia, as part of a four-day State Visit to strengthen bilateral ties and areas of potential business collaboration between the two countries
https://nus.edu/2vOuVce


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NUS Philosophy alumnus Yeo Siew Hua holds a mirror up to self and society through film. He speaks about his critically acclaimed film, A Land Imagined, how he aims to foster empathy and criticality, and how his years at NUS made an indelible impact on his filmic vision. Find out more about him here: https://nus.edu/39410LN

Learn more about NUS Arts and Social Sciences and the NUS Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music today, at the e-Open House: http://nus.edu.sg/e-openhouse/2020
NUS Business alumnus Ritchie Ng merges his tech expertise with his financial acumen in his position at a global AI hedge fund. He credits the flexibility and opportunity offered in NUS in guiding him to this path. Read his story here: https://nus.edu/383Q9jM

Find out more about NUS Business, NUS Dentistry and NUS Design and Environment today at the NUS e-Open House: http://nus.edu.sg/e-openhouse/2020
Good afternoon! Keep up to date with the latest stories from NUS News this week (24 – 28 Feb 2020)

1. Nine in 10 fresh NUS graduates secured employment within six months, while the median gross monthly salary increased to $3,600 in 2019, up from $3,500 in 2018
https://nus.edu/2TrspAG

2. NUS Business Associate Professor Simon Poh analyses the measures that were unveiled in the most recent Singapore Budget
https://nus.edu/2voFToP

3. NUS began its first-ever Online Open House on 26 February. The Open House will last until 5 March, putting a spotlight on various faculties and schools each day
https://nus.edu/32vXrM7

4. A multi-institutional team led by NUS Geography Associate Professor Daniel Friess and Dr Erik Yando has found that the global loss rate of mangrove forests is far less alarming than previously suggested
https://nus.edu/2uGaDl4

5. NUS Philosophy alumnus and film-maker Yeo Siew Hua speaks about his critically acclaimed film, A Land Imagined, how he aims to foster empathy and criticality, and how his years at NUS made an indelible impact on his filmic vision
https://nus.edu/2ThjL7W

6. A forum organised by the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS examined the impact of the coronavirus on the nation and how it responded, summing up the good, the bad and the ugly
https://nus.edu/2T8EY5g

7. Professor Lee Mong Li and Professor Audrey Yue, Director and Deputy Director of the new NUS Centre for Trusted Internet and Community, talk about the centre and what it aims to achieve.
https://nus.edu/2uDfljx

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