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Branka Vucetic Wins Chinese Government Friendship Award

Branka Vucetic Wins Chinese Government Friendship Award

University of Sydney’s Prof. Vucetic has been given the Friendship Award for her “enthusiastic support for China’s construction and friendly co-operation.”

Keeping The Economy Healthy

Keeping The Economy Healthy

How does an economy stay healthy and keep on growing? SMU Professor Hoon Hian Teck takes a macroeconomics approach to address these questions.

What Is An Asset Really Worth?

What Is An Asset Really Worth?

SMU Associate Professor Jeffrey Ng investigates how fair value estimates are derived and what determines how investors respond to them.

Understanding Groupthink

Understanding Groupthink

Groups benefit most when minority voices are heard and conflicts are minimised, says Assistant Professor Grace Park Guihyun from the SMU School of Social Sciences.

Socioeconomics: The Story Behind the Numbers

Socioeconomics: The Story Behind the Numbers

Associate Professor Tomoki Fujii of the SMU School of Economics seeks to understand the complexities behind poverty, nutrition and other hot-button issues in developing countries.

How To Become A Billionaire Innovator

How To Become A Billionaire Innovator

Don’t be afraid to fail; rather, be willing to take risks, say three giants of the tech world, in a candid discussion about the ins and outs of innovation.

Japanese Researcher Recognized For Cancer Work

Japanese Researcher Recognized For Cancer Work

Professor Tadashi Yamamoto of OIST has received a prestigious research award from the Japanese Cancer Association.

Bolstering Taiwanese-American Scientific Exchange

Bolstering Taiwanese-American Scientific Exchange

Academia Sinica, Taiwan, and UC Davis, USA, have signed an agreement to develop the exchange of talent and technology between the two organizations.

Tan Tieniu Elected To Royal Academy Of Engineering

Tan Tieniu Elected To Royal Academy Of Engineering

Dr. Tan Tieniu from the Chinese Academy of Sciences has been elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Indian Teenager Wins Google Science Fair’s Voters Choice Award

Indian Teenager Wins Google Science Fair’s Voters Choice Award

India’s Arsh Dilbagi has won the popular vote for his augmentative and alternative communication device, Talk.