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Wan Yue First Singaporean To Win Branco Weiss Fellowship

Wan Yue First Singaporean To Win Branco Weiss Fellowship

Dr. Wan Yue has been awarded the Branco Weiss Fellowship for her work using RNA to tackle antimicrobial resistance.

Andrew Nee Awarded 2014 SME Gold Medal

Andrew Nee Awarded 2014 SME Gold Medal

In recognition for his contributions to manufacturing technologies, NUS’ Professor Andrew Nee has been awarded the 2014 SME Gold Medal.

Clinician-Researcher Iain Tan Wins 2014 Singapore Youth Award

Clinician-Researcher Iain Tan Wins 2014 Singapore Youth Award

In recognition of his contributions to cancer research in both the clinic and the lab, Dr. Iain Tan has been awarded the 2014 Singapore Youth Award.

James Best Appointed Dean Of NTU’s Medical School

James Best Appointed Dean Of NTU’s Medical School

Professor James Best, a pioneering diabetes clinician with 30 years of experience in medical leadership, has been appointed the Dean of the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.

Biocon’s Mazumdar-Shaw Awarded 2014 Global Economy Prize

Biocon’s Mazumdar-Shaw Awarded 2014 Global Economy Prize

Ms. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, founder of Indian biopharmaceutical Biocon, has been awared the 2014 Global Economy Prize at the Kiel Institute’s 100th anniversary celebrations.

Bringing Justice Across Borders

Bringing Justice Across Borders

Professor Mark Findlay from the SMU School of Law highlights the need to study how criminal justice systems can better serve the victims of war crimes and calls for more cross-disciplinary research in the legal field.

Understanding The Business Of Crime

Understanding The Business Of Crime

Assistant Professor Nafis Hanif studies Asian crime businesses and shows that they are driven by rational economic principles.

Optimising The Person-Job Fit

Optimising The Person-Job Fit

How can employers recruit the most suitable candidates, and how can an individual choose the best career? SMU Assistant Professor Serena Wee’s research points to a way of reaching an optimal solution.

Studying The Flow Of Jobs And Money

Studying The Flow Of Jobs And Money

SMU Associate Professor Nicolas Jacquet is a theoretical economist who investigates the forces at work in asset and labour markets. He examines issues such as asset liquidity and the impact of limited enforcement of contracts on the mobility of workers.

Sanjaya Rajaram Awarded 2014 World Food Prize

Sanjaya Rajaram Awarded 2014 World Food Prize

Dr. Sanjaya Rajaram has been awarded the 2014 World Food Prize for his groundbreaking research in wheat breeding that spurred the Green Revolution.