04 May 2018 | Community

Mr Foo Chuan De, Research Assistant from the Dept of Biochemistry at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, has been volunteering as a night caregiver at the National University Hospital for the past three years.

Lianhe Zaobao

04 May 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Hari Krishna Garg from the Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NUS Faculty of Engineering discussed simple ways to innovate and design to win. He opined that one starting point is scientific phenomenon and the end point is a product or service that humans value and are willing to pay for.

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03 May 2018 | Research

A study by Prof John N. Miksic from NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences revealed that the Malay community is a diligent and active community. He discovered about 300,000 archaeological evidence closely related to the Malay community which showed that members of the community had held various responsibilities and active roles from being in the field of craftsmanship to trade and accountancy, as far back as 700 years ago.

Suria News

03 May 2018 | Research

NUS researchers have developed a smart microchip that can self-start and operate even when the battery runs out of energy. This could help to reduce the size of batteries and cost of producing Internet of Things devices. The breakthrough has been presented at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco.

Capital 95.8FM

03 May 2018 | Research

Researchers from the Centre for Quantum Technologies at NUS created computer simulations of cold atom systems in action, and showed that as thousands of atoms are cooled to a temperature near absolute zero, they are shaped into a ring.

The Straits Times

03 May 2018 | Research

Mr Marcus Chua, mammal scientist and senior tutor from the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at NUS, and Dr Sheema Abdul Aziz, President of Malaysian conservation research group Rimba, have discovered that the Blyth’s horse-shoe bat – a bat species that is nocturnal in Singapore and other parts of the world – is diurnal on Malaysia’s Tioman Island.

The Straits Times

03 May 2018 | General News

Mr Tinesh Indrarajah, a Master in Public Policy student at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, opined that it is morally necessary to ensure that teachers receive a ‘clean wage’ – where there is proper account for the contributions of teachers without needing to provide extra frills such as free parking.

The Straits Times

02 May 2018 | General News

Dr Hyejin Kim, Lecturer from the Dept of Political Science at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and Assoc Prof Erik Mobrand from Seoul National University discussed the ways Singapore and Southeast Asia can make more meaningful contributions to defusing tension on the Korean Peninsula.

Channel NewsAsia Online

01 May 2018 | Research

The Purpose Programme’s Joint Laboratory at Biopolis – a collaboration between NUS, A*STAR’s Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, the Genome Institute of Singapore, the National Cancer Centre Singapore and Samsung Medical Centre – was launched on 1 May 2018. The programme could cut waiting time in determining which drugs are most effective in treating a liver cancer patient – from three to four months to just three or four weeks – which may prove to be a lifesaver for some patients.

Lianhe Zaobao, Tamil Murasu and The Straits Times

01 May 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof James Crabtree and Mr Blake Berger from the Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS opined that the long-term economic and geopolitical value of having India inside the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership trade agreement will greatly outweigh the short-term cost of the concessions that can make a deal possible.

The Straits Times