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October 2013

NUS and NTU move up in world rankings 

NUS has been placed 26th in the latest 2013-2014 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, up three places from 29th last year. The university also held on to its second position in Asia.
The Straits Times, 3 October 2013, Home, pB1  

NUS and NTU perform well in Times university rankings 

NUS is ranked 26th in the world this year in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, an improvement of three places.
Lianhe Zaobao, 3 October 2013, p14  

Local universities make strides in Times world rankings 

In the latest 2013-2014 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, NUS came in 26th, up three rungs from 29th last year.
The Business Times, 3 October 2013, p11  

When students play with masters 

The Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music at NUS held a concert titled “Renaud Capucon in Recital”. The recital opened with a performance by French violinist Mr Renaud Capucon who was accompanied by Prof Bernard Lanskey, Director of the Conservatory, on the piano.
The Straits Times, 3 October 2013, Life!, pC7  

Mobile app helps Type 2 diabetes patients adjust insulin dosage 

Duke­NUS Graduate Medical School and Singapore General Hospital are conducting a study to determine the effectiveness of a mobile application which helps patients calculate the correct insulin dosage when it is time to take it.
TODAY, 3 October 2013, p29  

Mobile app helps you find out how much insulin is needed 

Duke­NUS Graduate Medical School and Singapore General Hospital have started a six-month clinical trial on a mobile app that helps to tell users how much insulin should be given to a diabetic.
Lianhe Zaobao, 3 October 2013, p7  

Honorary NUS Law post for ex-CJ Chan 

Former Chief Justice Chan Sek Keong was appointed by the NUS Faculty of Law as its first Distinguished Fellow on 1 October. He will pursue research and writing projects, and engage students through lectures and informal "fireside chats".
The Straits Times, 2 October 2013, Home, pB9  

Ex-CJ is first NUS Law distinguished fellow 

The NUS Faculty of Law has appointed former Chief Justice Chan Sek Keong as its first Distinguished Fellow on 1 October. The appointment is on an honorary basis and for an initial period of three years.
The Business Times, 2 October 2013, p10  

Former Chief Justice is NUS Law Faculty's first Distinguished Fellow 

Former Chief Justice Chan Sek Keong has been appointed as the NUS Faculty of Law’s first Distinguished Fellow starting 1 October 2013. He will pursue research and writing projects, and engage students through lectures and informal "fireside chats".
TODAY, 2 October 2013, p25  

Chan Sek Keong first Distinguished Fellow of NUS Law Faculty 

Former Chief Justice Chan Sek Keong has been made the first Distinguished Fellow of the NUS Law Faculty on an honorary basis and for an initial period of three years.
Lianhe Zaobao, 2 October 2013, p9  

‘Think-tanks crucial' as policymaking gets more complex 

Speaking at the 25th anniversary of the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong said that think-tanks can play a crucial role in facilitating the engagement between citizens and the Government.
The Straits Times, 2 October 2013, Home, pB2  

IPS must continue innovating in social media space: ESM Goh 

Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong said that the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS must strive to carve a place for itself as a source of credible, incisive and even critical views on issues of challenges facing Singapore.
TODAY, 2 October 2013, p24  

Goh Chok Tong: IPS should build a network platform 

Speaking at the 25th anniversary dinner of the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong expressed his hope that the Institute will keep up with the times and continue to stay relevant in terms of academic research and related projects.
Lianhe Zaobao, 2 October 2013, p10  

IPS establish unit to study social issues 

At the 25th anniversary dinner of the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) at NUS, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong said that the IPS has provided a platform for Singaporeans to brainstorm and discuss challenges, policy ideas and solutions, as well as debate the merits and demerits of alternative options.
Berita Harian, 2 October 2013, p8  

Syria deal no utopia for international law 

Prof Simon Chesterman, Dean of NUS Faculty of Law, discussed the actions of the US, Russia and Syria as well as the impact of the Security Council resolution that requires Syria to give up its chemical weapons.
The Straits Times, 2 October 2013, Opinion, pA20  

Is Japan using SE Asia to counter-balance China? 

Dr Zhao Hong of the East Asian Institute at NUS observed that China and Japan are competing to engage with and extend their influence in Southeast Asia. He opined that the significance of ASEAN lies in its neutrality and this is something the regional grouping must strive to maintain.
Lianhe Zaobao, 2 October 2013, p13  

Lifesaving is also a competitive sport 

The NUS Lifesaving Team trains four times a week, including a session by the sea, and the training gets more intensive when they are preparing for competitions.
Lianhe Zaobao, 2 October 2013, zbNOW, p3  

Waves of Hope Swimathon provides hope for students at Pathlight 

The NUS Rotaract Club organised a swimming charity event called the “Waves of Hope Swimathon” to raise funds for students of Pathlight School.
Lianhe Zaobao, 2 October 2013, zbNOW, p3  

Royal performance 

The NUS Symphony Orchestra presented a performance at Batu Pahat, Johor, in conjunction with the Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia’s (UTHM) 20th anniversary and in honor of the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar, who is also the Chancellor of UTHM.
Berita Harian, 2 October 2013, p12  

Slight rise in private resale home prices 

According to the Singapore Residential Price Index by NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies, private resale home prices rose 0.1 per cent in August.
The Straits Times, 1 October 2013, Money, pB11  

Prices of small condo units up again 

The Singapore Residential Price Index by NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies revealed that prices of small completed private apartments have increased in August.
The Business Times, 1 October 2013, p26  

SRPI: Slight rise in overall private home prices in August 

The Singapore Residential Price Index (SRPI) compiled by NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies showed that resale prices of private homes in the central area declined 1.1 per cent last month.
Lianhe Zaobao, 1 October 2013, p32  

Prices of private home rises slightly 

The latest Singapore Residential Price Index (SRPI) published by the Institute of Real Estate Studies at NUS showed that prices of private resale homes rose just 0.1 per cent from July to August.
Berita Harian, 1 October 2013, p6  

How can China position itself within the world order? 

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, discussed about the type of world order that China should seek, and how China’s role in shaping the world order depends on its position within the international environment.
Lianhe Zaobao, 1 October 2013, p13  
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