28 October 2019 | General News

Dr Gore Lance Liangping, Senior Research Fellow from the East Asian Institute at NUS, discussed Hong Kong’s future and Beijing’s options and opined that there was no need to overreact and make the situation worse, because the problems in Hong Kong are deeply rooted and can only be alleviated by long-term efforts.

Lianhe Zaobao

28 October 2019 | Research, General News

A study by Duke-NUS researchers to identify human adenovirus genotypes has led to the discovery of four new strains of adenovirus that are linked to respiratory diseases in Singapore and Malaysia.

Lianhe Zaobao

26 October 2019 | General News

A team led by Asst Prof Jan Gruber from Yale-NUS College has found evidence that a key cause of Alzheimer’s disease is metabolic dysfunction, and has identified a common anti-diabetes drug, Metformin, that can potentially be used as treatment.

The Straits Times

26 October 2019 | Education, General News

Prof Valerio Scarani from the Dept of Physics at NUS Faculty of Science and Principal Investigator at the Centre for Quantum Technologies at NUS noted that understanding what quantum physics is, and what technologies it enables, is becoming increasingly important not only for scientists, but also for the economy, in critical domains like computing, data and cyber security.

The Straits Times

26 October 2019 | General News, Community

In two new books on community development in Singapore, Assoc Prof S. Vasoo from the Dept of Social Work at NUS Faculty of Arts and Sciences painted two scenarios of where the country could be headed. Titled Collected Readings on Community Development in Singapore and Community Development Arenas in Singapore, the books, one of which was co-edited by Assoc Prof Bilveer Singh from the Dept of Political Science of the same faculty, were launched on 25 Oct 2019.

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26 October 2019 | General News

Prof Tommy Koh, Singapore Ambassador-at-Large and Rector of Tembusu College at NUS observed that employee engagement in Singapore is weak To do better, Prof Koh felt that bosses could adopt positive habits to treat workers better and to show care.

The Straits Times

25 October 2019 | General News

The Dept of Architecture at NUS School of Design and Environment has organised the “Hokkien Architecture: From Thian Hock Keng To Lim Loh House” exhibition, as part of Architectural Heritage Season. The free exhibition highlights similarities between the Hokkien temple Thian Hock Keng and the ancestral houses in Nan’an, Fujian province built by Lim Loh, Major-General Lim Bo Seng’s father. 

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24 October 2019 | Entrepreneurship, Research

NUS and Tencent Holdings have set up a scheme to support entrepreneurs and incubate start-ups in Singapore. 

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24 October 2019 | Research

German certification company TUV SUD had signed a memorandum of understanding with the Centre for Additive Manufacturing at NUS to promote research and development into 3D-printed biomedical implants.

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24 October 2019 | Research, General News

Assoc Prof Marcelo Ang from the Dept of Mechanical Engineering at NUS Faculty of Engineering, who is also Acting Director of the Advanced Robotics Centre at NUS, elaborated on the research of an autonomous scooter designed by the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Future Urban Mobility research group, which is ready to go on the market.

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