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2022
27
January
2022
| 10:08 Asia/Singapore
Mala first found fame as a hotpot dish from Sichuan, China. Now, the spicy and numbing flavour is such a hot favourite among Singaporeans that it has not only reinvigorated foods from pizzas to potato chips, but also become an extension of the nation...
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26
January
2022
| 13:12 Asia/Singapore
An interdisciplinary team of scientists and urban designers led by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Singapore-ETH Centre (SEC), in collaboration with ETH Zurich and the Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU Singapore), aim...
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26
January
2022
| 09:58 Asia/Singapore
First-year NUS Life Sciences major student, Rosarita Ridhwan De Cruz has clinched the top prize (health and wellness category) at the inaugural Association of Pacific-Rim Universities (APRU) Student Esports Paper Competition and Awards 2021.Persevera...
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24
January
2022
| 11:24 Asia/Singapore
 | By Associate Professor Tan Ern Ser |During my younger days, I used to hear seniors saying that once their children had “started working”, they would be able to ease up on their responsibilities as they could then depend on their children’s financi...
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22
January
2022
| 11:32 Asia/Singapore
Avid runner Ms Enna Tan was excited to join the 12th NUS Business School Alumni Association (NUSBSA) Charity Run, also known as BCR, with her colleagues. “It’s team-based charity work!” said Enna, who signed up for the 112km team run category. “I enj...
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21
January
2022
| 10:11 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has set a new record in the power conversion efficiency of solar cells made using perovskite and organic materials. This technological breakthrough paves the way for flexible, ligh...
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19
January
2022
| 10:07 Asia/Singapore
“If the first half of my career was about building myself up, then the second half should be about giving of myself back to others.” This is the mental model with which Associate Professor Ho Han Kiat, the Dean of Students at the Office of Student Af...
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18
January
2022
| 09:19 Asia/Singapore
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common type of primary liver cancer. It is one of leading causes of cancer-related deaths globally, with more than 700,000 new cases and 600,000 estimated HCC deaths each year. HCC occurs most often in peopl...
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14
January
2022
| 14:10 Asia/Singapore
With the Chinese New Year around the corner, NUS Business School’s Prof Lawrence Loh and Ms Yvonne Yock suggest that tradition and technology can go hand in hand and makes a case for Singaporeans to factor in sustainability when it comes to festive e...
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13
January
2022
| 16:07 Asia/Singapore
| By Professor Freddy Boey |If 2021 was the year we came to the realisation that COVID-19 was likely to be endemic, we can look forward to 2022 as the year we will continue to make strides towards COVID resilience and better adjust to this “New Norma...
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12
January
2022
| 16:32 Asia/Singapore
From delving into the world of eggs to executing a cardiopulmonary bypass, online learning is taking on exciting new forms.Increasingly, we are seeing a new wave of interactive eBooks and engaging video vignettes that push the envelope of learning on...
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10
January
2022
| 19:32 Asia/Singapore
A milestone event in the historic partnership of Singapore Airlines (SIA) and NUS was marked on 10 Jan, with the launch of the new SIA-NUS Digital Aviation Corporate Laboratory.The Corporate Laboratory was officially launched by Mr Heng Swee Keat, De...
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07
January
2022
| 17:45 Asia/Singapore
Thanks to technology, in-depth experiences of faraway places are still possible despite COVID-19 slowing down international travel – as some 80 NUS students found out. Participants of the latest iteration of the NUS Study Trips for Engagement and EnR...
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06
January
2022
| 09:40 Asia/Singapore
Computers know everything and artificial intelligence is acquiring the skills to apply that knowledge. What is there left to teach?| By Professor Simon Chesterman |Once upon a time, education meant the transmission of knowledge.Teachers and professor...
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05
January
2022
| 18:17 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) is partnering Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) in a five-year applied research collaboration to enhance biodiversity conservation in Singapore – especially in and around the Southern Islands, accelerate decarboni...
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05
January
2022
| 09:18 Asia/Singapore
The NUS Development Office introduced the new brand identity for its NUS Giving campaign at a launch event themed “Seeding Future Changemakers” on 16 Dec 2021.Live streamed from the Seed Sculpture located in Town Plaza at NUS University Town (UTown),...
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04
January
2022
| 09:45 Asia/Singapore
Professor Simon Chesterman has been appointed the Dean of NUS College, Singapore’s first honours college, formed by the merger of the University Scholars Programme (USP) and Yale-NUS College.Commencing the role from 1 July, Prof Chesterman will be co...
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2021
31
December
2021
| 12:00 Asia/Singapore
As 2021 draws to a close and the pandemic enters its third year of irrevocably changing life as we know it, we celebrate the stories of hope, resilience, compassion, and innovation that have uplifted our community, nation and world, paragons of stren...
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30
December
2021
| 18:10 Asia/Singapore
The University is setting up its fourth Research Institute in China to promote innovation and support start-ups in both countries.The NUS Guangzhou Research Translation and Innovation Institute (NUSGRTII) in the south-eastern city of Guangzhou will b...
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30
December
2021
| 11:29 Asia/Singapore
President Halimah Yacob ’78 has served in NTUC for more than three decades before joining politics. In her career, she has introduced programmes promoting social cohesion, strengthening interfaith unity, programmes for senior and disabled care, and s...
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29
December
2021
| 10:03 Asia/Singapore
Monitoring surgical wounds after an operation is an important step to prevent infection, wound separation and other complications.However, when the surgical site is deep in the body, monitoring is normally limited to clinical observations or costly r...
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28
December
2021
| 15:16 Asia/Singapore
Two and a half years after the official inauguration of NUS’ Design-Your-Own-Module (DYOM) initiative for undergraduates, the initiative has gained traction and was honoured at the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards Asia 2021, widely kno...
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28
December
2021
| 10:06 Asia/Singapore
Inspired by the natural dexterity of the human hand, a team of engineers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has created a reconfigurable hybrid robotics system that is able to grip a variety of objects: from the small, soft and delicate ...
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27
December
2021
| 10:52 Asia/Singapore
| By Professor Danny Quah |Before the pandemic ends is when we need to debate how the world should look afterwards. Many “build back better” proposals are in circulation. In studying them, we need to focus on two ideas: first, resilience; second, soc...
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23
December
2021
| 09:54 Asia/Singapore
NUS faculty and graduate students can look forward to more academic and research collaboration opportunities with Russia following a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed with the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech).The MOU was...
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22
December
2021
| 09:35 Asia/Singapore
At the STEP Environment Camp (SEC) 2021 held in November, 100 youths aged 17 to 19 years old from 10 Southeast Asian countries and China gathered virtually to discuss issues focusing on the theme of biodiversity conservation. The camp, organised by t...
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21
December
2021
| 11:18 Asia/Singapore
The accolade from PRISM, which coincides with the one-year anniversary of the official inauguration of CHS, bears testament to the concerted effort on multiple fronts of the campaign by various stakeholders, including the Communications teams from FA...
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16
December
2021
| 09:58 Asia/Singapore
Imagine a place full of moving lights of a hundred different colours changing rapidly under precision control, and one of the first things that comes to mind is a discotheque.A not-too-different scene is happening in the labs of two principal investi...
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15
December
2021
| 16:03 Asia/Singapore
Today, similar to 1985, is a pivotal point for the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP), as Singapore is once again in the midst of a leadership transition from the third generation to the fourth generation (4G) team.Then, as in now, people have many q...
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15
December
2021
| 10:37 Asia/Singapore
In a boost to Singapore’s future-built environment landscape, the National University of Singapore (NUS) Department of the Built Environment has established a new research centre to augment the digital capability of Singapore’s construction industry,...
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