SMU mourns the passing of Singapore's statesman and founding father. 

    Please join us in our reflections
    on his life and his work. 

    Condolence books are available at the SMU Administration Building,
    Level 3 (9am to 6pm until 27 Mar; 9am to 1pm on 28 Mar)
    for those who wish to pen a personal message for the bereaved family.

    Members of the public are invited to sign these books as well.


    We invite you to join the SMU community to express our gratitude
    and mourn the loss of our founding father of modern Singapore.

    Time: 10am - 11am
    Date: Saturday, 28 March 2015
    Venue: Mochtar Riady Auditorium,
    Venue: SMU Administration Building Level 5
    Dress code: Smart casual (dark colours)

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The DHL-SMU Green Transformation Lab was launched in May 2013 to create innovative solutions that help companies transform their businesses towards green growth and drive beneficial change in supply chains across the Asia-Pacific region through education research and best practice development.


Long-term Effects of Early-Life Malnutrition on Health Outcomes

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Early-life nutrition plays an important role in human capital formulation and has lasting effect on health in the later stages of life. Research in this area has mostly centered on famines that occurred in western countries during the last century.
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Research@SMU and Its Impact

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SMU Assistant Professor of Psychology Yang Hwajin, who is a cognitive and developmental psychologist, was...

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SMU Assistant Professor of Political Science Song Jiyoung was featured for her work on migration management...

The Building Blocks of an Economy

18 Mar 2015

Researchers at the SMU School of Economics are studying how education and trade form two basic pillars of a...

Bilingualism and the Brain

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SMU Assistant Professor Yang Hwajin studies how language shapes our ability to process information.   Back...

Keeping the Taxman at Bay

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SMU Assistant Professor Travis Chow studies how tax influences the behaviour of companies and their...

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