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Tsumoru Shintake Awarded German Physics Prize

Tsumoru Shintake Awarded German Physics Prize

This year’s Gersch Budker Prize goes to Professor Tsumoru Shintake of OIST for his work on the SACLA X-Ray Free Electron Laser.

The Science Behind Consumer Choice

The Science Behind Consumer Choice

SMU Assistant Professor Jane Wang uses her background in economics and psychology to answer how the choices we make – and the tradeoffs that come with each – affect our wellbeing.

Generous Giving Helps Firms Get Ahead

Generous Giving Helps Firms Get Ahead

SMU Associate Professor Wang Heli’s research shows that companies should pay more attention to corporate social responsibility as it benefits them both financially and politically.

Analyzing The Analysts

Analyzing The Analysts

Investors depend on security analysts to make forecasts and recommendations on stocks. SMU Assistant Professor Roger Loh looks at how accurate analysts’ predictions are and how exactly investors should interpret their reports.

How Hedge Funds Beat The Market

How Hedge Funds Beat The Market

From epic tales spun around investment legends to the secretive, high-octane world of Wall Street, the hedge fund is notorious for being an opaque, unwieldy beast. Professor Melvyn Teo from the SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business studies what makes them tick.

Li Jingmei Awarded 2014 L’Oréal-UNESCO Fellowship

Li Jingmei Awarded 2014 L’Oréal-UNESCO Fellowship

Already in it’s 16th year, this year’s UNESCO-L’Oréal award for women in science honors Singapore’s Dr Li Jingmei among 14 other winners.

Exploring The Impact Of Technology On Accounting

Exploring The Impact Of Technology On Accounting

Associate Professor Seow Poh Sun of the SMU School of Accountancy works at the intersection of accounting, information technology and human behaviour.

Who’s Watching The Auditors?

Who’s Watching The Auditors?

Associate Professor Lim Chee Yeow of the SMU School of Accountancy is studying whether the provision of non-audit services affects the independence of auditors and the quality of their audit work.

Corporate Fraud: From Prevention To Detection

Corporate Fraud: From Prevention To Detection

With corporate fraud scandals on the rise, Associate Professor Gary Pan from the SMU School of Accountancy explains why the big question is not how to prevent and respond to fraud, but how to detect when the next Enron scandal or Ponzi scheme will happen.

Helping Marketing Strategists See The Bigger Picture

Helping Marketing Strategists See The Bigger Picture

Associate Professor Kapil Tuli of the SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business studies the impact of marketing strategy on a company’s share price and financial risk.