NUS and Indonesia’s Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) have begun a new era of partnership in medical education and research with the aid of a $1 million gift from Indonesian philanthropist Dato’ Sri Professor Dr Tahir. The Tahir-NUS-UGM Collaboration in Medicine was marked by the signing of an agreement graced by former Indonesian President Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
Some of the world’s leaders, and leading thinkers, regularly add to the rich diversity of thoughts and ideas at NUS. See what they had to say when they stopped by.
NUS Law Dean Professor Simon Chesterman assumed his role as one of 12 new members of the governing United Nations University Council on 3 May. The appointments, announced in New York on 27 April, were made by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon and UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization Director-General Irina Bokova.
NUS researchers, led by Dr Sue-Anne Toh, Assistant Professor at NUS Medicine, have launched the largest study of its kind in Asia-Pacific, to examine in greater detail factors contributing toward the disease’s development.