Annual Report

Asia Research Institute Annual Report 2014

The Annual Report 2014 records another year of impressive achievements by the Asia Research Institute, now firmly established as a leader in the fi eld of research on Asia. It istherefore with great pleasure that I congratulate the Director and all his colleagues for their achievements...

Asia Research Institute Annual Report 2013

ARI has proven to be resilient and relevant by adapting well to the changing landscape of research and tertiary education. It has established itself as a leading centre in the world of critical scholarship on Asia. I am particularly heartened to see the Institute forging ahead with its interdisciplinary and cross-cluster approach in knowledge creation and...

Asia Research Institute Annual Report 2012

An external Review Committee towards the end of 2012, to examine the performance of ARI over the past six years. Members of this committee were three outstanding scholars: Professors takashi shiraishi, srirupa Roy and Ho Eng Seng... We found ARI to be functioning effectively. We were impressed by its steady rise as a world leader in the field of research on asia.

Asia Research Institute Annual Report 2011

The Institute continues to expand its funding support base to include more local and international organisations. Besides long time supporters, such as the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation, Lee Foundation, and various Singapore Ministries, the Wellcome Trust in UK, ARI and its researchers have received funding support for their activities from the Korea Foundation...

Asia Research Institute Annual Report 2010

Time flies. In the twinkle of an eye, ten years have gone by. I still remember meeting the former President of NUS, Prof Shih Choon Fong and Prof Wang Gungwu, at a reception at the French Embassy. They pulled me aside and shared with me their vision to found the Asia Research Institute...

Asia Research Institute Annual Report 2009

ARI has established itself as a leading centre in the world of scholarship on Asia. An institute is successful when some of the most influential scholars in the fields in question congregate there. In this respect, the institute continues to successfully attract some of the most admired international scholars...

Asia Research Institute Annual Report 2008

It is evident that ARI has had a busy and productive 2008. In a year of leadership transition to a new Director, the Institute has experienced both continuity and change. Under a new Director, ARI has continued to play a leadership role in the world of scholarship on Asia. ARI has achieved several successes and firsts in the last year. A major grant was won...

Asia Research Institute Annual Report 2007

This is an opportune moment to look back on the last five years and to thanks Tony Reid for his leadershio and extraordinary contributions. Tony completed his tenure as Director in June 2007 and has returned to full-time research. Within the short span of five years, he has established the Institute as a prominent and respected research institute for interdisciplinary work in Asia...

Asia Research Institute Annual Report 2006

This year 2006 marked an important phase in the development of ARI. Under the leadership of Director Prof Anthony Reid, ARI has established itself as the premier research institute on Asia, and is the place where leading experts in the humanities and social sciences focusing on Aisa meet, write and interact with fellow researchers. The institute has also successfully secured strong support from external funding agencies...

Asia Research Institute Annual Report 2005

ARI is embarking on its second five-year development cycle. Much has been accomplished in the first five years. It is now a recognised resaerch centre in disciplines of interest and importance to scholars of Asia, and it has played a visible role in promoting collaboration among researchers in the region, as well as providing opportunities for young scholars in Asia...

Asia Research Institute Annual Report 2003 - 2004

“This Institute is designed to differentiate itself... by its open invitation to the best minds in social and cultural research to see the world from the vantage point of our dynamic region.”

RADM (NS) Teo Chee Hean then Minister for Education, in launching ARI...

Asia Research Institute Annual Report 2002 - 2003

This is the first report of the Asia Research Institute (ARI), and covers the period from 1 April 2002 to 30 June 2003. Although established as a budgetary and administrative unit on 1 July 2001, it began taking clearer shape during 2002. In its first year of existence the Institute had been administered by Lily Kong, Dean of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, on behalf of the Steering Committee established by the university with Professor Wang Gungwu as Chairman...

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