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    within 6 months of graduation.* 
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    Professor Cheng Qiang, currently the
    School of Accountancy's Associate
    Dean (Research), will be the School's
    next Dean from 1 July 2015.

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    Advantage of global exposure and
    pass/fail modules underscores
    rising interest and record number of
    exchange applications received.

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    Our mooters won Singapore's first
    Willem C. Vis (East) championship,
    and finished first runner-up at the
    Price Media Law Moot.

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    The team from SMU Master of Science
    in Innovation won with their mobile
    application DingGo, which addresses
    service issues in the food and
    entertainment industries. 

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Insights from Thought Leaders

The Science of Trust & the Implications for Practice

Professor Don Ferrin
Apr 2015

For the past 20 years, Don Ferrin, Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources at the SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business, has focused his research career specifically on the topic of trust, aiming to understand the determinants and impact of trust in interpersonal and organisational dynamics. In this podcast, he shares his insights into how trust can be built, measured and repaired, and how research findings can help organisational leaders build an environment of trust.


Understanding Ethnicity & Identity

Apr 2015

In this podcast, we speak with SMU's Assistant Professor of Asian Studies Hoon Chang Yau who has been a scholar of the Chinese diaspora and had long sought to understand the enigma that the Chinese in Indonesia were caught in. His research work looks into identity and minority issues such as identity and cultural politics, ethnic and racial studies, and multi-cultural education and religion in contemporary Indonesia.
Assistant Professor Hoon Chang Yau

Research@SMU and Its Impact

Crossing Legal Fault Lines

14 May 2015

SMU Associate Professor Adeline Chong studies how globalisation has affected the practice of private...

Don’t Underestimate Undergraduates

14 May 2015

Collaborative research with undergraduates has proven fruitful for Assistant Professor Nicholas Harrigan,...

Helping Businesses Embrace Transformational Technology

14 May 2015

Research from the SMU School of Information Systems is helping institutions understand both the benefits...

Monitoring the Managers

14 May 2015

SMU Assistant Professor Cho Young Jun examines the impact of financial accounting standards on how...

The Yuan Goes Global

14 May 2015

SMU Professor Chow Hwee Kwan studies how Asian countries manage their currencies, and the impact of these...

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.

With Mr Lee’s passing, the SMU community came together to honour Singapore’s founding father. Watch a video that recounts how we walked the final journey with Mr Lee.

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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