Top 100 Asian Scientist Chwee Teck LIM of NUS Visited WashU

Next Age Institute extended a warm welcome to Professor Chwee Teck LIM of National University of Singapore who visited the School of Engineering & Applied Science (SEAS) at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) on March 23-24, 2016. During the visit, Professor Lim had opportunities to exchange research ideas with select SEAS faculty members and to meet WUSTL’s […]

Congratulations to three NUS professors named as Top 100 Asian Scientists

Next Age Institute congratulates three professors from National University of Singapore (NUS) on being selected as the Top 100 Asian Scientists: Professor Lim Chwee Teck, Provost’s Chair Professor; Deputy Head, NUS Bioengineering; Group Head, NUS Centre for Advanced 2D Materials; Principal Investigator, Mechanobiology Institute at NUS; Professor Andrew Nee from NUS Mechanical Engineering; and President […]

Workshop in Singapore explored the role of partnerships in international volunteering

The Next Age Institute at WashU co-sponsored a two-day Workshop on Development Partnerships: The Role of International Volunteering at National University of Singapore explored the role of partnerships in international volunteering to address global inequalities. Participating scholars of an interdisciplinary and globally-diverse range of countries and universities discussed how international development volunteering can contribute to more equitable, mutually beneficial, […]

NUS scholars speak at Washington University about Singapore housing policy

Two scholars from the National University of Singapore (NUS) spoke December 2 at Washington University in St. Louis about the roles that housing policies play in the well-being of Singaporeans. Singapore’s inclusive policies provide opportunities for home ownership, community integration and stability, and economic security. Chia Ngee Choon, associate professor of economics and co-director of […]

Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister revealed well-planned neighborhoods as the ‘secret sauce’

Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam offered insights on Singapore’s use of housing policy and urban planning as levers for stability and social inclusion during a recent event at Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. He was the keynote speaker at “Housing, Inclusion and Social Equity: An International and US Perspective,” where scholars and policymakers gathered […]

Sherraden appointed to named S. R. Nathan professorship in Singapore

Michael Sherraden, PhD, George Warren Brown Distinguished University Professor at the Brown School, has been named the inaugural S. R. Nathan Professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS). The Nathan Professorship has been established to honor the recently retired President of Singapore, former NUS Chancellor and alumnus of the Faculty of Arts and Social […]