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National University of Singapore

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is a comprehensive research university located in Singapore, being the flagship tertiary institution of the country which has a global approach to education and research. Founded in 1905, it is the oldest higher learning institute in Singapore, as well as the largest university in the country in terms of student enrollment and curriculum offered.

The university’s main campus is located in southwest Singapore at Kent Ridge, with an area of approximately 1.5 km2 (0.58 sq mi). The Bukit Timah campus houses the Faculty of Law, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and research institutes, while the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore is located at the Outram campus.

The former British Prime Minister Tony Blair had named NUS as the headquarters of his Asian Faith and Globalization Initiative together with Durham University in the UK and Yale University in the USA to deliver an exclusive programme in partnership with Tony Blair Faith Foundation.


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Why do we love the great outdoors? New research shows part of the answer is in our genes

Our feelings about nature depend on lots of factors, but a new study shows our genes are one of the most important.
The family business is among the most common organizations in the world. But figuring out succession plans is rife with complications. (Unsplash)

The future of the family business: 4 strategies for a successful transition

As aging parents wonder about the future of the family businesses they founded, four succession strategies could help.
BRG could focus on communities to support its peatland restoration efforts in the next term. ANTARA FOTO/Rony Muharrman/aww.

Indonesia’s Peatland Restoration Agency gets an extension despite failing to hit its target: what are the hurdles and next strategies?

Indonesia’s Peatland Restoration Agency is likely to have its tenure extended by four years. What has been achieved and what should the agency focus on for the next term?
A fisherman removes a fishing net laid out to dry on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, on May 5 2020. Francis Mascarenhas/Antara Foto/Reuters

How COVID-19 worsens hunger in India, the world’s largest food basket

The pandemic has disrupted local, regional and national supply chains, making the problem of hunger in India much worse.
Petugas kesehatan melayani tes cepat (rapid test) COVID-19 kepada calon Petugas Pemutakhiran Data Pemilih (PPDP) di Banyuwangi, Jawa Timur. ANTARA FOTO/Budi Candra Setya/wsj

Pentingnya menghindari bias kognitif dalam memilih pemimpin yang baik saat pemilu

Mengenai bias kognitif kita dan menghindarinya akan membantu kita dalam membuat keputusan yang tepat dalam pemilihan umum, yang tentunya akan berkontribusi buat masa depan bangsa yang lebih baik.
A regional election commission member in Banyuwangi, East Java, is tested for COVID-19. Indonesia plans to hold its biggest regional election in December this year. Budi Candra Setya/wsj/Antara Foto

How to elect the right leader by getting rid of our cognitive biases

Recognising our cognitive biases and avoid them will help us make sounder decisions, and therefore, a better decision for our country!
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Cara menciptakan kelas online yang interaktif di tengah pandemi COVID-19: pelajaran dari Singapura

COVID-19 meningkatkan intensitas belajar online, namun banyak pengajar kesulitan membuat muridnya tertarik dengan pelajaran. Tim dosen dari National University of Singapore menawarkan tiga strategi untuk mengatasi ini.
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How to create engaging online learning amid COVID-19 pandemic: lessons from Singapore

The pandemic has intensified online learning, but educators are struggling to keep students engaged. Faculty members from the National University of Singapore offer three strategies to overcome this.
Foto udara memperlihatkan pemandangan di Jembatan Semanggi yang hampir kosong dari aktivitas setelah pemerintah Jakarta meminta penduduk tetap di rumah untuk mencegah penyebaran coronavirus, 11 April 2020. Ahmad Soleh/INA Photo Agency/Sipa USA/AAP

Riset spasial ungkap risiko penyebaran coronavirus level kelurahan dan pasar tradisional di Jakarta

Dalam mitigasi pandemi global COVID-19 saat ini, kemampuan memahami risiko penyebarannya secara spasial sangat penting.


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