Guy Genin delivers a keynote at ICBME 2019 at National University of Singapore

As one of the most recognized academic conferences in biomedical engineering, ICBME 2019 will bring together various educators, expert speakers, delegates and solution providers to share knowledge and encourage discussions on the latest developments including emerging challenges faced in the advancement of the Biomedical Engineering sector.

Rigg of National University of Singapore and Mason published in Nature Climate Change

In the December issue of the journal Nature Climate Change, Jonathan Rigg and Lisa Reyes Mason articulate in their commentary article of “Five Dimensions of Climate Science Reductionism”, that science tends to extract climate change from its social and environmental contexts, making climate change a “detached physical process.” “Pertinent, non-physical evidence is overlooked or underplayed, and the ways in which climate change […]

Book Launch: Critical Issues in Asset Building in Singapore’s Development

Next Age Institute (NAI) invites you to an upcoming book launch event featuring the new book titled “Critical Issues in Asset Building in Singapore’s Development” published by World Scientific. S. Vasoo and Bilveer Singh, both of National University of Singapore, are editors. NAI Co-Director Michael Sherraden has the lead paper in this book.

“Asset-Building Policies and Innovation in Asia” now in paperback

The book “Asset-Building Policies and Innovation in Asia” – a valuable resource for students and scholars of Asian social policy – is now available in paperback. This book offers macro- and micro-level analyses on asset-based social development and compares and contrasts national social policies across the Asia-Pacific region. Next Age Institute Co-Director Michael Sherraden and International Director Li Zou edited the book […]

Singapore Starts Financial Capability & Asset Building Initiative

The Next Age Institute (NAI) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) faculty of Arts and Social Sciences are collaborating to introduce a Financial Capability and Asset Building (FCAB) initiative in Singapore. The curriculum will be piloted with NUS social work undergraduates and about 100 social workers next year. Soon Singaporean social workers will develop knowledge and […]

Symposium highlights social justice aspects of climate change

More than 130 people attended the international symposium “People and Climate Change: Vulnerability, Adaptation, Social Justice” on November 18 at Washington University in St. Louis. The event, led by Washington University in St. Louis, National University of Singapore and the University of Tennessee–Knoxville, was created to sharpen the focus on climate change as a social, […]

Welcome to the Next Age Institute.

The Next Age Institute is a McDonnell Academy partnership in applied scholarship between Washington University in St. Louis and the National University of Singapore to study, design, and test social innovations.

Top 100 Asian Scientist Chwee Teck LIM of NUS Speaks at WU on March 24

Next Age Institute welcomes Professor Chwee Teck LIM of National University of Singapore to speak at the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science (MEMS) of the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis on March 24, 2016. His presentation topic is Microfluidic Technologies for Disease Diagnosis, Personalized Medicine to Wearable Device Applications. […]