24 December 2019 | General News

A new anthology of 37 stories, a project by the NUS Centre for Quantum Technologies, takes a whimsical look at quantum physics through a myriad of ways — in parallel universes, genies, time travel, lovers, families facing crises, superheroes fighting their nemeses, and cats.  

23 December 2019 | General News

It has been a year of landmarks in education, research, entrepreneurship and community life. The 2019 NUS Year in Review revisits the highlights of the past 12 months.

20 December 2019 | General News

Dr Jane Goodall, the renowned conservationist who built a name for herself studying chimpanzees in Africa, shared her experiences at the Asia Environment Lecture held at NUS. Her love for nature was developed from a young age, as she watched chickens lay eggs and found her hero in a second-hand copy of Tarzan of the Apes.

19 December 2019 | Education

NUS Arts and Social Sciences students will soon be able to sign up for industry tracks – where their modules, seminars, internships and mentorship programmes all gear them up for a career in their chosen field. 

18 December 2019 | Education, Entrepreneurship

NUS Design and Environment is developing an industry solution, based on a 5G artificial intelligence system, that will allow inspectors to check building facades without having to scale heights and risk their lives. NUS and StarHub have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on such projects that will run over StarHub’s 5G network.

16 December 2019 | General News

Experts are warning of the re-emergence of the Nipah virus, some 20 years after it swept through Malaysia and Singapore during a 1999 outbreak. The return of the pathogen — spread through pigs and bats — could result an even more deadly epidemic, according to a conference co-hosted by Duke-NUS Medical School.

13 December 2019 | Education

Yale-NUS College’s residential colleges are enriching their students’ education with unique learning experiences that range from dinner parties to multi-disciplinary talks.

12 December 2019 | General News

NUS Social Work Associate Professorial Fellow and lifelong champion of social work Mrs Ann Elizabeth Wee passed away on 11 December. She was 93.

10 December 2019 | Community

NUS students and siblings Jerome and Rachel Teo made their SEA Games debut in dancesport by clinching medals in all three of their events — the waltz, the foxtrot, and the Viennese waltz.

10 December 2019 | General News

A team of five students from the NUS Risk Management Institute — Liang Zhihui, Xiao Chao, Jiang  Zerui, Zhou  Bingyu, and Luo Jiarong — took the third prize at the finale of the UBS Quant Hackathon held in November.