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    SMU TEAM AT 2015

    SMU defends the national title for the third
    consecutive year, sweeping all prizes
    including Best Memorial and Best Oralist.

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    Representing the Asia Pacific region, the
    team from School of Information Systems
    performed commendably in the 24-hour
    competition against 16 other teams.

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    The urban farming initiative invites people
    from all walks of life to join the movement
    on sustainable living and building a
    greener community.

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Insights from Thought Leaders

Towards Sustainable, Green Growth

Assistant Professor Tan Kar Way
Mar 2015

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

Feb 2015

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.
Assistant Professor Kim Seong Hoon

Research@SMU and Its Impact

Bilingualism and the brain

23 Mar 2015

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

Taking small steps for vulnerable migrants

23 Mar 2015

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

11 Mar 2015

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

Keeping the Taxman at Bay

11 Mar 2015

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

Other Highlights

State of UniversityState of University
Address 2014

SMU President shares his vision, direction and strategies in taking SMU to a higher level of excellence.

An ongoing tribute to Mr Lee Kuan YewAn ongoing tribute to Mr Lee Kuan Yew

Visit our tribute website to view the reflections on Mr Lee’s life and work by members of the SMU community and the public.

Watch Mr Lee delivering the inaugural Ho Rih Hwa Leadership in Asia public lecture.

Postgraduate Research ProgrammesPostgraduate Research Programmes

Impacting business, public instituitions and society through research. 

Watch a video on SMU PhD Student-Faculty Interaction.

Master of Science in Wealth ManagementMaster of Science in Wealth Management

Ranked 2nd globally and 1st in Asia by Financial Times.


Areas of Excellence

SMU's Areas of Excellence are university-level competencies that leverage inter-disciplinary approaches to solve challenges for society. ATTRACTIVE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PHD STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE EXCITING WORK IN THESE AREAS.

Analytics for Business, Consumer & Social Insights

  • Big data is the new norm of and the capabilities of new technologies make new insights possible.
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Finance & Financial Markets

  • Financial markets are vital to enabling business creation and expansion. SMU hosts 17 competencies and real-world test beds related to financial markets.
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Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • In global markets, innovation is the foundation of economic growth and entrepreneurship provides the necessary mobilization for economic value creation.
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