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The ASE serves as a knowledge bank, providing information, policy advice and input to stake holders, based on our faculty’s in-depth understanding of environmental processes.  Much of our research is conducted in South-east Asia including Singapore, which enables us to make specific predictions relevant for this region.

ASE professors regularly serve as expert commentators to media, including Straits Times, Channel News Asia and the BBC.

Outreach News

A recent interview with ASE Senior Lecturer Dr Shawn Lum, Eco-Business highlights the fact that parts of Singapore seems to be growing more wild in the absence of maintenance due to the circuit breaker. Dr Lum hopes that something good will come from the pandemic in terms of Singaporeans relationship with nature: “If people come to accept a more natural look and see the value in...

Link to Straits Times article with comment by ASE Prof Benjamin Horton: Sea levels in Singapore 14cm above pre-1970 levels: Meteorological Service Singapore



Great news from the latest QS World University Rankings; ASE is ranked #12 in the world in environmental studies. Given how young and small our school is, this is a fantastic result. The ASE has climbed from #14 last year, #18 in 2018 and #23 in 2017, so we are clearly moving in the right direction. All our hard-working staff and students should feel very proud. Incidentally, in this...

ASE faculty, staff and students were busy answering questions from potential future students during the NTU ‘virtual’ Open House on Saturday Feb 29th. The virtual open house addressed the issues of the risk posed by large gatherings during the ongoing COVID-19 virus. The ASE team answered questions using Facebook live, WhatsApp and Telegram. 

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