Fondly known as the “Mother of Clams” for protecting marine species such as giant clams, NUS Tropical Marine Science Institute researcher Dr Neo Mei Lin shared on the importance of marine conservation at the recent TED2017 global conference in Canada.
NUS was among the 15 leading Asian universities which formed the Asian Universities Alliance to collectively address regional and international challenges in higher education and the economy, as well as in terms of scientific and technological advancement.
Singapore’s Speaker of Parliament Madam Halimah Yacob was the Guest-of-Honour at the inaugural Syariah Law Forum, organised by NUS Law students to raise awareness on Syariah Law and its practices.
Dr Wang Wenru from our Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies has received a grant from Singapore’s Social Science Research Council for her project that aims to equip the elderly living alone with health and social resources to help them age healthily.
Mr Peter Ho is the S R Nathan Fellow for the Study of Singapore at the Institute of Policy Studies of our Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. In the second of a series of lectures delivered at NUS, Mr Ho demonstrated how risk and disruption are inherent to the operating environment of governments and the importance of cultivating resilience in government and society.
Some of our students are enjoying the NUS Overseas Colleges experience, interning with start-ups in New York City and taking classes at New York University.