Articles tagged with 'Highlights' & 'Innovators' & 'Insights' & 'Impact' | National University of Singapore

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2021
12
April
2021
| 17:28 Asia/Singapore
The Precision Public Health Asia 2021 Conference (PPH Asia 2021) took place between 7 and 9 April 2021, and brought together academics, industry stakeholders, and policymakers to explore how genomics, big data, and artificial intelligence can benefit...
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09
April
2021
| 16:56 Asia/Singapore
Climate change and its potential threats have been a key area of research for NUS. To better assess the impact of climate change on Singapore’s coastal areas, a consortium led by NUS has been appointed by national water agency PUB to develop a model ...
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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
| 13:52 Asia/Singapore
Will smart machines really replace human workers? NUS Business Centre on AI Technology for Humankind Founder and Director Prof David De Cremer and chess grandmaster Mr Garry Kasparov argue against this. They share that it is Augmented Intelligence – ...
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06
April
2021
| 11:24 Asia/Singapore
In this new series, NUS News profiles the outstanding educators who have inspired generations of students at the University....
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05
April
2021
| 08:41 Asia/Singapore
NUS has launched a new ‘Reimagine Research Initiative’ to provide seed funding for research in emerging areas, and to enable its researchers to capture opportunities in the post-COVID-19 era.The initiative provides up to S$20 million in seed funding ...
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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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01
April
2021
| 15:00 Asia/Singapore
Earning a higher income makes people feel more contented, confident and have a greater sense of self-pride – this was a key finding that emerged from a recent study that was conducted by Associate Professor Eddie Tong and his team from NUS Arts and S...
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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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29
March
2021
| 12:30 Asia/Singapore
From April onwards, more employees will be allowed to return to workplaces and larger-scale activities will be able to take place. Singapore’s multi-ministry task force announced the easing of COVID-19 measures on 24 Mar as the country’s vaccination ...
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25
March
2021
| 15:47 Asia/Singapore
NUS is on track for its Climate Action Plan 2030 with two signature initiatives – creating a carbon-neutral university, and the cooling of the campus by a substantial 4 deg C.The University’s plans and efforts towards sustainability and climate actio...
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25
March
2021
| 12:42 Asia/Singapore
The NUS Central Library now features a new addition. Known as the BookBridge, it houses the library’s rare book collection that needs to be stored in a controlled environment.Designed as one of several central art pieces for the Central Library, the ...
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24
March
2021
| 09:42 Asia/Singapore
Two new members have been appointed to the NUS Board of Trustees for terms beginning on 1 April 2021. They are: Dr Sudha Nair, Executive Director, PAVE, and Mr Forrest Li, Founder, Chairman and Group CEO of New York-listed global consumer internet co...
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23
March
2021
| 13:43 Asia/Singapore
The ability to put different pieces together to solve a problem comes naturally to Professor Thorsten Wohland, Director of the NUS Centre for BioImaging Sciences (CBIS), and Vice-Dean for Research and Space at the NUS Faculty of Science.Prof Wohland ...
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22
March
2021
| 12:02 Asia/Singapore
In this new series, NUS News profiles the outstanding educators who have inspired generations of students at the University.  “Doing my best for my students—it’s natural. It’s what we should do as ordinary human beings, that’s one thing. And secondly...
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19
March
2021
| 10:09 Asia/Singapore
The University will be proceeding with in-person Commencement Ceremonies in June and July, for the Class of 2020 as well as the Class of 2021. Safe management measures will be in place. The following letter was sent to these cohorts by NUS President ...
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18
March
2021
| 16:32 Asia/Singapore
It did not happen exactly with a snap of the fingers. It took consistent years of hard work with nurturing and support by NUS Enterprise for PatSnap to be what it is today – a unicorn in business – a company valued at more than US$1 billion. Its R&D ...
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18
March
2021
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide and the second most common cancer overall. Although it can now be treated with drugs, many of these drugs mysteriously stop working after some time, causing a relapse.Now a team of researcher...
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18
March
2021
| 09:02 Asia/Singapore
A nine-month traineeship that tapped on his knowledge of Geographical Information System (GIS) - it was right up Desmond Soh's alley. He needed no nudging to accept the job opportunity as a modelling engineer with DHI Water & Environment (S) Pte Ltd....
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17
March
2021
| 15:00 Asia/Singapore
In collaboration with CNA938How does NUS prepare students to be highly sought after talent in the workforce of the future?Find out how the University has developed and broadened our curriculum to better prepare our graduates, and how interdisciplinar...
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17
March
2021
| 12:50 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, will embark on a joint collaboration on smart buildings research. Johnson Controls will commit about S$5 million into thi...
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17
March
2021
| 10:02 Asia/Singapore
Healthy and cancer cells can look similar under a microscope. One way of differentiating them is by examining the level of acidity, or pH level, inside the cells.Tapping on this distinguishing characteristic, a research team from the National Univers...
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16
March
2021
| 14:47 Asia/Singapore
Jobs have evolved, with technology and rapid digital disruption changing the future of work. An engineer producing electric vehicles must not only have technical knowledge, but also an eye for design and how new technology works.An architect developi...
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16
March
2021
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
In 2020, Nicholas Soh Keng Siang was finishing his final year in NUS Mechanical Engineering and looking forward to becoming an aeronautical engineer. Then the COVID-19 pandemic wiped out his plans. The aerospace industry suffered an unprecedented cri...
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