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July 2008

NUHS chief executive stepping down to join NUS

Assoc Prof Benjamin Ong will succeed Prof Tan Chorh Chuan as the Chief Executive of the National University Health System (NUHS), effective 1 December 2008.
Channel NewsAsia, 01 July 2008

New Aquatic Science Centre to open at Sungei Ulu Pandan by 2009

The Aquatic Science Centre at Sungei Ulu Pandan is a joint research initiative by the Singapore-Delft Water Alliance, a collaboration between NUS, PUB and Delft Hydraulics.
Channel NewsAsia, 02 July 2008

New Dean appointed for Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School

Dr Ranga Krishnan, a renowned expert in treating depression and other brain disorders of the elderly, has succeeded Dr Sanders Williams as the new Dean for the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School.
Channel NewsAsia, 02 July 2008

S$10m given to 8 research teams under clean energy programme

Eight research teams from NUS, NTU and Sinomem Technology have received a total of S$10 million from the Clean Energy Research Programme (CERP) to fund their projects on clean energy. They were picked from 60 submissions.
Channel NewsAsia, 04 July 2008

Global economy seeing its worst financial crisis in half a century

According to Mr Wee Cho Yaw, Chairman of the United Overseas Bank, the world could be seeing its worst financial crisis in half a century and that it could take another two years before things stabilise. He spoke after being conferred an honorary doctorate by the NUS.

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Channel NewsAsia, 07 July 2008

Wee Cho Yaw: Global financial crisis the worst in 50 years

Mr Wee, Chairman of the United Overseas Bank, spoke at the commencement ceremony of the NUS where he accepted an Honorary Doctor of Letters.

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Channel U News, 07 July 2008

Wee Cho Yaw conferred Honorary Doctor of Letters

Mr Wee Cho Yaw, Chairman of the United Overseas Bank, was conferred an honorary doctorate by the NUS.
938Live, 07 July 2008

Malay sociology students graduate with First Class Honours

Sociology students, Mastura Manap and Abdullah Luqman Hussin gradutated at this year's NUS commencement.

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Suria News, 11 July 2008

First batch of NUS students graduate in new degrees in the field of law

According to Minister of Law, Mr K Shanmugam, an exciting future awaits them in the new legal landscape.

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Channel NewsAsia, 15 July 2008

Mizuho Corporate Bank gets full bank licence to operate in S'pore

Mizuho Corporate Bank partners the NUS Business School to offer scholarships and bursaries to its students.
Channel NewsAsia, 15 July 2008

NUS Appoints New Member to its Board of Trustees

The NUS has appointed Ms Yeoh Chee Yan to its board of trustees. She's the Second Permanent Secretary at the MOE. Her appointment took effect on July 14.
938Live, 16 July 2008

Live-donor registry could also track welfare of living organ donors

Speaking at the topping-up ceremony for the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School's Khoo Teck Puat Building, Health Minister Mr Khaw Boon Wan said his Ministry hopes to partner the Duke University in the United States for future programmes in allied healthcare.
Channel NewsAsia, 22 July 2008

DUKE-NUS GMS topping up ceremony

Health Minister Mr Khaw Boon Wan said the progress achieved by the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School in the last two years has exceeded expectations.
938Live, 22 July 2008

Keio University to set up IDM research centre in S'pore

NUS and Keio University jointly set up an IDM research centre called Keio-NUS CUTE Centre.
938Live, 25 July 2008

Singapore's interactive digital media sector gets S$70m boost

NUS and Keio University jointly set up an interactive digital media research centre.
Channel NewsAsia, 26 July 2008
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