Dr Lily Chan, CEO of NUS Enterprise, spoke at a panel discussion on fostering entrepreneurial inventors and innovators at the recent Times Higher Education Asia Universities Summit in Ulsan, South Korea.
Dr Feng Lei from NUS Medicine led a research team which found that regular consumption of tea reduces elderly persons’ risk of cognitive decline by 50 per cent, and potentially up to 86 per cent for persons genetically at risk of Alzheimer’s.
NUS is the first international education partner of leading new industry city developer, China Fortune Land Development. Both organisations will collaborate to drive innovation and leverage business analytics research to address smart city industry challenges.
Two NUS students, part of a team of ten from the University Scholars Programme, brought home an award each after participating in this year’s Princeton Interactive Crisis Simulation at Princeton University, USA.
Professor Amitav Acharya, Tsinghua University’s Boeing Company Chair in International Relations, shared that recognising the challenges faced by the existing order is key to any hopes for building world order 2.0, in a lecture held at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.
PatSnap founder Mr Jeffrey Tiong learnt skills like innovation, creativity and willingness to explore new opportunities when he participated in the NUS Overseas Colleges programme between 2005 and 2006.