Opinion

Decentralise Me (MITB Thought Leadership Series)

Just because the hype has died down, blockchain is most definitely not dead—not be any means. A new wave is coming, says SMU Assoc Prof Paul Griffin, and it's coming in the form of 'decentralisation'.

We’re Not Talking About E-Waste Enough; and That’s a Problem

Plastic waste has been a widely discussed topic in recent times. But there’s another growing problem that we need to talk about—and that’s e-waste. We speak to SMU Prof Shantanu Bhattacharya to get some sense of why this is a problem that deserves much more awareness.
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The Shared Freshman Voyage between a Parent and Child

It isn't always easy taking on the multitude of challenges that university life throws at you. For Lim Zhi Ying, having the support of her parents to keep her afloat through stormy weathers has been the greatest blessing. She shares her SMU journey with us.
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What Are the Obstacles in Getting Singaporean SMEs to Go Overseas?

Singapore may be wealthy, but given its small and highly competitive domestic market, the only way for SMEs to grow is to expand beyond the island’s borders. What challenges await the ambitious? Dr Tan Wee Liang highlights potential obstacles that SMEs need to prepare for.
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To Sustain Local Food Culture, Go Global

Singapore’s local cuisine is the outcome of different food traditions intermingling through trade and cultural exchange. As what the world eats becomes increasingly globalised, Prof Lily Kong argues that the best way to keep Singaporean food culture alive is to share it with others abroad.
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More Than Just Managers, Enabling the Arts

SMU undergraduate Carissa Lim shares 5 insights about art management that she's learnt from her interviews with four Singapore arts managers, for her arts and culture management industry project module.
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