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28 Sep 2015
The Fujitsu-SMU Urban Computing and Engineering Corp. Lab is using technology to build cities free of taxi queues, congestion and crowding.
25 Sep 2015
Hormone found to be critical in promoting growth of human embryonic stem cells, paving way for improved regenerative medicine and cell-based therapies.
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25 Sep 2015
Magnetic resonance imaging provides insight into myocardial mechanics after a heart attack.
25 Sep 2015
DNA repair mechanism manipulated to delete genes without leaving a scar.
25 Sep 2015
Two-dimensional organic lattices are easier and safer to work with than inorganic materials for spintronic and quantum computing applications.
23 Sep 2015
The calibrated library of compact models will enable improved accuracy and reliability in photonic integrated circuit design and fabrication.
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22 Sep 2015
Identifying the underlying mechanisms of this accelerated ageing syndrome progeria brings scientists one step closer to slowing down the ageing process.
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22 Sep 2015
New insights to the mechanisms bring broad implications to stem cell therapy and disease diagnosis.
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22 Sep 2015
Using 'action research' approach, researchers at the Singapore Management University (SMU) are designing new or improved social services in order to help better understand and respond to the needs of vulnerable communities in Singapore.
SMU Assistant Professor Kim Jae Bum
22 Sep 2015
How do company managers make decisions on voluntary disclosures? Findings from the Singapore Management University (SMU) show the extent to which voluntary disclosures are also based on finely calculated decisions.
SMU Assistant Professor Tracey Zhang
22 Sep 2015
A study at the Singapore Management University (SMU) is revealing the progress of a new breed of audit regulators by examining the financial statements of companies whose auditors had undergone inspections.
SMU Associate Professor Eugene Tan
22 Sep 2015
What is the impact of public and private sector policies on Singapore’s society? A researcher at the Singapore Management University (SMU) explores the topic in various perspectives from constitutional and administrative law, to the drivers of corporate social responsibility in Singapore, and to the treatment of foreign domestic workers.
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18 Sep 2015
Sequencing of GBS strain by Genome Institute of Singapore aims to determine the reason for the recent increase in infection and to help combat the disease.
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14 Sep 2015
Pregnancy leads to alterations in glucose metabolism, including gestational diabetes mellitus, a common health problem that increases the risk of a caesarean birth, and is associated with development of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in the mother and in her infant later in life.
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14 Sep 2015
A researcher of the Singapore Management University has developed analysis models to study the intricate social networks that exist between people. From predictive studies of street gangs to suicide bombers, the new models have shown the relevance to social problems and international security threats.
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14 Sep 2015
A study by researchers from Singapore and US looked at how a company’s senior management team could contribute to good corporate governance. They found that as key subordinate executives’ horizon and influence increased, the extent of real earnings management in the company decreased.
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14 Sep 2015
A researcher at Singapore Management University co-founded the Singapore Law Blog in 2014 to disseminate legal knowledge to the general public. The blog, which is sponsored by the Singapore Academy of Law via its Innovations and Ideas Scheme, is written without legal jargon and freely accessible by members of the public.
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14 Sep 2015
Researchers at the Singapore Management University are helping to find the elusive balance between holding chief executives accountable and freeing them up to innovate. One study found that the increase in board independence did not drive change but what made the real difference was the access to company information.
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11 Sep 2015
A new compact structure enables efficient lasers to be realized on silicon chips.
11 Sep 2015
Bioinspired carbon anodes enable high performance in lithium-ion batteries.
Assistant Professor Nicholas Harrigan
08 Sep 2015
Collaborative research with undergraduate students in Singapore is investigating different topics in social sciences: from signed ties - positive or negative relationships within a social network - to migrant workers' mental health.
SMU Professor Chow Hwee Kwan
08 Sep 2015
Exchange rates do not only affect the global competitiveness of a country’s exports, but also contribute to the stability of its trading and investment environment. A study from Singapore looks at how Asian countries manage their currencies, and the impact of these policies on their economies.
SMU Assistant Professor Cho Young Jun
08 Sep 2015
Research from Singapore examines the impact of financial accounting standards on how managers and firms act and how reliable the information they disseminate is. The ultimate purpose is to help people solve economic problems.
SMU Associate Professor Adeline Chong
08 Sep 2015
By examining private transactions that connect two or more countries, a study from Singapore aims to shed light on how globalisation has affected the practice of private international law. In particular, it is looking at whether Singapore courts should recognise and enforce a judgement handed down from class litigation in the US.
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08 Sep 2015
Researchers in Singapore are helping institutions understand both the benefits and risks of real-time business transactions. They have provided businesses with economic and strategic insights by their collaborative efforts in research areas that span data analytics to information security and software systems.
31 Aug 2015
Knowledge and resources sharing among scientists will enhance research work and translate findings from the bench to the clinics.
SMU Assistant Professor Ijlal Naqvi
31 Aug 2015
The electrical power sector in Pakistan provides a lens through which researchers can examine the government’s level of service to its citizens. The research project aims to produce the country's first electricity distribution map.
SMU Associate Professor Ho Kong Weng
31 Aug 2015
Researchers are studying the driving forces and trends underlying socioeconomic mobility in Singapore. They have found that parents’ income and occupations were major factors in predicting the occupations and incomes they would eventually achieve.
SMU Associate Professor Wang Jiwei
31 Aug 2015
Minority investors need to be protected through better information and corporate governance. A study from Singapore aims to achieve this by understanding how minority investors fair in companies dominated by majority shareholders.
SMU Associate Professor Lim Chu Yeong
31 Aug 2015
Researchers in Singapore and UK have examined whether banks that recognised their potential loan losses early also priced their loans at a higher rate compared to other banks. Their results showed that banks with conservative accounting were indeed more prudent in their lending.

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