Contributing to global peace

NUS Trustee Dr Noeleen Heyzer is one of 18 globally renowned leaders appointed to a United Nations (UN) High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation to advise the UN Secretary-General and support mediation efforts around the world.

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Showcasing innovation

Our NUS Engineering students from the University’s Formula SAE team were at this year’s Singapore Grand Prix where they showcased three of the race cars they had built from scratch to visitors from around the world.

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Parental weight linked to child obesity

NUS researchers were part of a team who found that a combination of early-life risk factors — including parental weight — in the first 1,000 days of children’s lives could increase their risk of obesity.

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Hackathon win

Students from both NUS Computing and NUS Arts and Social Sciences have clinched the top prize at the inaugural DXC Technology Hackathon. Their winning solution is an Artificial Intelligence programme that captures data from personalised conversations with patients, to aid doctors in their diagnoses for depression.

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Thought Leadership

The Accidental Nation

Mr Lim Siong Guan, the former head of Singapore’s Civil Service and 4th SR Nathan Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies of our Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, delivered a lecture where he explored the circumstances of Singapore’s unexpected independence, and the logic of geography as a key factor for Singapore’s viability.

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Indonesia 101

Hear from young entrepreneurs and the BLOCK71 Jakarta team as they share on recent developments in the Indonesian start-up ecosystem and the opportunities available for those keen to venture into the largest consumer market in Southeast Asia.

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Upcoming events



China Film Festival 2017
9.00 am