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26 March 2020 | Innovators

Duke-NUS researchers at the front line of COVID-19

Professor Wang Linfa and Assistant Professor Danielle Anderson from Duke-NUS Medical School speak about the breakthroughs and challenges they have faced in tackling COVID-19.

20 March 2020 | Impact

Renowned Singaporean conservation scientist to join NUS

Professor Koh Lian Pin, an award-winning conservation scientist, will join NUS Biological Sciences to start a new research centre to develop nature-based solutions to inform climate policies, strategies and actions.

18 March 2020 | Impact

The world’s first aerogels made from scrap rubber tyres

A team of NUS Engineering researchers has created aerogels using waste rubber tyres, achieving a world’s first. Rubber aerogels are extremely light, highly absorbent, very durable, and they are also very efficient at trapping heat and sound.

16 March 2020 | Innovators

Dr Neo Mei Lin: Saving the environment the right way

Dr Neo Mei Lin, research fellow at the NUS Tropical Marine Science Institute, and co-founder of Celebrating Singapore Shores talks about the importance of biodiversity.

12 March 2020 | Innovators

NUS experts at the forefront of the COVID-19 fight

Experts at NUS are leading the charge against COVID-19. From many different disciplines, the thought-leaders of NUS are taking on this challenge from multiple fronts. This article gives an overview of the collaborative members of this fight against a global crisis.

10 March 2020 | Impact

Positive connection between nature experiences and happiness

New research from NUS Biological Sciences revealed a positive association between nature and emotional happiness and life satisfaction in communities worldwide.

In Focus


Looking to 2020: The rise of robots with a face and a name
Community health workers can help fight hypertension
Positive connection between nature experiences and happiness
Prof Dale Fisher: The current and future COVID-19 situation
Enabling battery-powered silicon chips to work faster and longer
Duke-NUS partners with Arcturus Therapeutics to develop COVID-19 vaccine