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2021
06
May
2021
| 14:15 Asia/Singapore
Five exceptional NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) alumni from diverse backgrounds were lauded at the annual FASS Distinguished Arts and Social Sciences Alumni Awards 2020 in a simple presentation ceremony on 30 April at Swissotel The St...
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05
May
2021
| 15:30 Asia/Singapore
The Department of English Language and Literature at the NUS Faculty Arts and Social Sciences will be awarding the Edwin Thumboo Prize 2021 to four pre-university students for their exceptional performance in the study of literature.Named after one o...
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05
May
2021
| 15:06 Asia/Singapore
How can the latest technologies be harnessed to allow students to learn better?NUS has launched new tools to do just that. geNiUSworld is a new teaching and learning initiative at NUS which comprises geNiUSchannel and geNiUSbooks.geNiUSchannel includ...
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05
May
2021
| 09:48 Asia/Singapore
Undergraduates from NUS Law have done exceptionally well in several recent moot competitions, demonstrating their talent and finesse in arguing their cases in the pressure-cooker courtroom environment.The icing on the cake was the first runner-up spo...
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04
May
2021
| 11:57 Asia/Singapore
Enjoying a glass of juice, tucking into a hearty piece of meat or having a plate of cut fruit may be part of the diet that many do not give much thought to. However, could these common food items be more nutritious or sustainable? Some final-year und...
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03
May
2021
| 18:06 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) today received gifts totalling S$6 million from the Prima Group, in conjunction with its diamond anniversary, which will support a professorship, scholarships ...
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30
April
2021
| 14:28 Asia/Singapore
Imagine getting an enviable parking lot next to the lift lobby on a crowded weekend or busy workday. Or even securing lots in advance for VIPs at important events – all through a mobile app.NUS start-up SureReserve has come up with a smart-parking te...
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29
April
2021
| 10:18 Asia/Singapore
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the difficulties facing vulnerable communities in Singapore. Stepping up to the plate, NUS Law students put their heads together to support foreign domestic workers (FDWs) and migrant workers in the country.Recog...
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28
April
2021
| 11:13 Asia/Singapore
Universities need to adopt resilient and versatile learning systems, while maintaining high-quality standards of education – that was the consensus of speakers at the recent Temasek Foundation-NUS Programme for Leadership in University Management (TF...
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27
April
2021
| 16:25 Asia/Singapore
In this series, NUS News profiles the outstanding educators who have inspired generations of students at the University....
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27
April
2021
| 11:24 Asia/Singapore
Universities need to constantly transform and innovate to meet expectations from societies worldwide for greater contributions – especially during troubled times such as the current COVID-19 pandemic.According to NUS President Professor Tan Eng Chye,...
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26
April
2021
| 15:20 Asia/Singapore
It is the twenty-first century, and in an era of relentless technological advancement, technology has pervaded every aspect of modern life, including gender dynamics in the workplace.Putting the spotlight on the dynamic interplay between women, leade...
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23
April
2021
| 12:44 Asia/Singapore
Mr Clarence Ti will be the University’s new Deputy President (Administration) from 12 May 2021.Mr Ti, who is currently the Principal and Chief Executive Officer of Ngee Ann Polytechnic, will oversee the University’s administrative policies and functi...
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22
April
2021
| 16:38 Asia/Singapore
From quiet colonial backwater to thriving city-state, Singapore has undergone rapid transformation over the last 200 years or so.If you are interested in finding out how the Central Business District has developed since the 1828 Jackson Plan or have ...
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22
April
2021
| 14:33 Asia/Singapore
NUS female students can look forward to learning to build a career for themselves with greater confidence and passion -- in a six-week course at the University that is run exclusively for women on the threshold of stepping into the working world.Helm...
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22
April
2021
| 10:07 Asia/Singapore
| By Professor Lam Khee Poh |COVID-19 has brought into spotlight the inextricable relationship and potential of the built environment in promoting the health of its inhabitants while adapting to unprecedented changes in the way we live, work, and pla...
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20
April
2021
| 17:00 Asia/Singapore
“Twenty years may be a long time in human terms. But it is an infinitesimally tiny moment of time from a mountain’s perspective. Human beings have always been fascinated by the mountains – standing in their silent majestic glory and presenting an ult...
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16
April
2021
| 11:14 Asia/Singapore
Urban farming has picked up in scale and sophistication globally in recent years. Several innovative urban farming approaches have been introduced in Singapore, such as rooftop farming, optimisation of land use, the introduction of more greenery into...
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14
April
2021
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has recently developed a simple solution to address two of the world’s biggest problems – water scarcity and food shortage. They created a solar-powered, fully automated device cal...
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14
April
2021
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Programming robotic systems is expensive and requires deep technical skills, with multinational corporations typically the only ones able to afford these solutions.NUS Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) Year 3 Economics major Daryl Lim would know. He ex...
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09
April
2021
| 10:15 Asia/Singapore
“Humans + machines” facing other “humans + machines,” says chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov. That is how he sees it, that the future of intelligent work is not about humans versus machines, but for humans and machines to work together.Mr Kasparov sho...
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08
April
2021
| 15:28 Asia/Singapore
NUS Law students have done well in two recent dispute resolution competitions, showing that they are as capable outside the courtroom as they are within it.2021 Lex Infinitum VIFor a third time, NUS Law secured top place in the Mediator category and ...
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07
April
2021
| 14:40 Asia/Singapore
Why is NUS ramping up its focus on interdisciplinary education? How can students benefit from new initiatives such as the College of Humanities and Sciences, and the Common Curriculum for engineering and design? How can there be a balance between dep...
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06
April
2021
| 17:31 Asia/Singapore
Students at NUS are being geared up to face challenges thrown up by an increasingly unpredictable world – through a three-pronged strategy introduced by the University that emphasises interdisciplinarity, experiential and cross-cultural learning, as ...
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06
April
2021
| 11:24 Asia/Singapore
In this series, NUS News profiles the outstanding educators who have inspired generations of students at the University....
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01
April
2021
| 17:00 Asia/Singapore
The Lembaga Biasiswa Kenangan Maulud (LBKM)— or Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday Memorial Scholarship Fund Board— has contributed a generous endowment gift of $300,000 towards the Future Economy Scholarship. The gift will further support and empower Malay...
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31
March
2021
| 11:43 Asia/Singapore
Professor Simon Chesterman will be continuing on as Dean of the Faculty of Law (NUS Law) for a fourth term. The extension of Prof Chesterman’s appointment as NUS Law’s 14th Dean follows a recent decision by Professor Hans Tjio to relinquish his upcom...
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31
March
2021
| 08:11 Asia/Singapore
| By Associate Professor Irene Y.H. Ng |Economists use letters to describe the shape of recovery from recessions, and the current recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is given a new letter: K. This depicts a shape where some industries and individuals...
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30
March
2021
| 09:32 Asia/Singapore
Having their 3D-printed gadget destroyed by a parrot, getting a mysterious phone call from a robot in the middle of the night, or spending their Christmas countdown debugging a crashed computer on a deserted rooftop - NUS students taking the Innovati...
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29
March
2021
| 19:17 Asia/Singapore
The University has received its largest-ever gift from a corporate donor. The $50 million from homegrown global consumer internet company Sea Limited, announced on 29 March, will advance research and education at the NUS School of Computing (NUS Comp...
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