Entries by BESSuperAdmin

The sailing dream

Elise Yukie Yokoyama will defer her studies until next August to train for the qualifying rounds of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.  NUS BES student, Elisa Yukie Yokoyama sets sail on a journey to chase an Olympic dream. Elisa Yukie Yokoyama is a current NUS student from the Bachelor of Environmental Studies (BES) programme. She started […]

Embrace social complexities in water policy

The way we use water is shaped by social and cultural norms. And if you ask the average person why and how they use water, you will find interesting and varied responses, no doubt. This is a vital point to consider when Singapore’s policymakers attempt to reduce and manage water consumption. From a historical perspective, […]

Environment and Health: Vector-borne and Infectious Disease

Synopses The Challenge of Dengue and other Vector-borne Diseases in Singapore, A/P Ng Lee Ching Singapore has been confronted by the emergence and re-emergence of several important vector-borne diseases (such as dengue, chikungunya and malaria), which have been driven by impacting global factors such as: the increase in urbanisation; increase in human density; people migration; […]