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.
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.
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.
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.
Yale-NUS College’s residential colleges are enriching their students’ education with unique learning experiences that range from dinner parties to multi-disciplinary talks.
NUS Social Work Associate Professorial Fellow and lifelong champion of social work Mrs Ann Elizabeth Wee passed away on 11 December. She was 93.
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.
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.