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

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2022
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September
2022
| 16:55 Asia/Singapore
The NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) has received a generous endowment gift of S$300,000 from Lembaga Biasiswa Kenangan Maulud (LBKM) – or Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday Memorial Scholarship Fund Board – to establish the LBKM Social Scienc...
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28
September
2022
| 10:26 Asia/Singapore
Over 1,200 participants came together to cover a distance of 13,000 km at RunNUS 2022, the University’s annual running event which returned in its first-ever hybrid run format this year. Organised by the NUS Students’ Sports Club, RunNUS was first he...
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27
September
2022
| 12:54 Asia/Singapore
As the brain trust of societies, universities like NUS play an important part in supporting Singapore’s innovation drive – and it can do so by contributing its efforts in the three key pillars of connectivity, technology, and policy, said Minister fo...
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26
September
2022
| 11:00 Asia/Singapore
Scientist from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have found a novel way of growing cell-based meat by zapping animal cells with a magnet. This new technique simplifies the production process of cell-based meat by reducing reliance on animal ...
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26
September
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
An interactive mapping software that will support the prospecting, development and management of nature-based carbon credit projects worldwide was launched on 22 September at the World Economic Forum - Champions for Nature event in New York during Cl...
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23
September
2022
| 17:30 Asia/Singapore
To ensure graduates are ready for the challenges and opportunities brought forth by the future economies, NUS has assembled a line-up of virtual masterclasses and information sessions at the inaugural NUS Postgraduate by Coursework Fair from 4 to 5 O...
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23
September
2022
| 14:07 Asia/Singapore
Students, staff and alumni were moved and inspired by an unexpectedly personal sharing by Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi, who won a Peace Prize for his fight against child exploitation and campaigning for their right to education, at his guest lect...
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22
September
2022
| 14:01 Asia/Singapore
The release of the Healthier SG white paper on 21 September 2022 is one of Singapore’s biggest healthcare reforms since 1993. Key features of the Healthier SG strategy outline how the Singapore government plans to shift the focus of the health system...
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21
September
2022
| 16:17 Asia/Singapore
A palpable buzz filled the NUS Sports Hall on 14 September, as enthusiastic students from across the campus turned up for the NUS Internship Day 2022, organised by the NUS Centre for Future-ready Graduates (CFG). With the fair held virtually for the ...
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21
September
2022
| 10:02 Asia/Singapore
“Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality,” education activist and 2014 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Malala Yousafzai once said. To make a brighter future was exactly what brought Nobel Prize laureates, international e...
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20
September
2022
| 17:00 Asia/Singapore
More than 200 business leaders, law practitioners, academics and policymakers gathered to discuss and share perspectives on data, information and intellectual property protection in the metaverse at a one-day conference held on 20 September 2022, org...
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16
September
2022
| 12:33 Asia/Singapore
On the back of two successful WoW: In Conversation online sessions, NUS Alumni Relations organised the WoW: Ignite session on 7 September 2022 to inspire women in the NUS community to expand their horizons, enhance ties and networks, unlock their pot...
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16
September
2022
| 09:55 Asia/Singapore
Dr Lee Kai-Fu, CEO of Sinovation Ventures and former President of Google China, envisions the future of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation to be a plenitude. As defined in Oxford English Dictionary, ‘plenitude’ refers to ‘an abundance’ and ‘...
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13
September
2022
| 10:19 Asia/Singapore
Over 20 senior cybersecurity leaders from 18 United Nations member states have completed the inaugural UN-Singapore Cyber Fellowship Programme jointly launched by NUS, in partnership with Cyber Security Agency of Singapore through its ASEAN-Singapore...
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08
September
2022
| 15:57 Asia/Singapore
They stood amidst the shrubs near the edge of Kranji Coastal Nature Park, toiling over the soil, swinging their garden hoes into the earth. The NUS students, staff, alumni and members of the public were planting 60 trees to establish a coastal forest...
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07
September
2022
| 09:30 Asia/Singapore
  In this series, NUS News profiles the University’s Presidential Young Professors who are at the forefront of their research fields, turning creative ideas into important innovations that make the world better. “Everything has to be in place and eve...
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06
September
2022
| 09:56 Asia/Singapore
1989 witnessed the fall of the Berlin Wall – the start of the end of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. A young Lawrence Wong was in junior college then, and did not quite grasp the consequences.“We just knew it was somethin...
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02
September
2022
| 15:00 Asia/Singapore
Professor Wang Gungwu and two NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) alumni, Yeow Kai Chai and Wong Koi Tet, won in three separate categories at the 2022 Singapore Literature Prize ceremony held on 25 Aug 2022 at the Victoria Theatre. At the ...
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02
September
2022
| 09:26 Asia/Singapore
NUS Enterprise hosted a visit by the Governor of Aichi Prefecture in central Japan, Mr Hideaki Ohmura, and his delegation on 18 August 2022. During the visit, Mr Ohmura shared Aichi’s accomplishments and efforts in fostering its start-up ecosystem an...
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01
September
2022
| 14:38 Asia/Singapore
 In this series, NUS News explores how NUS is accelerating sustainability research and education in response to climate change challenges, and harnessing the knowledge and creativity of our people to pave the way to a greener future for all. Singapor...
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01
September
2022
| 10:10 Asia/Singapore
According to the World Health Organisation, 1 in 6 people in the world will be aged 60 years and older by the year 2030. Along with a rapidly ageing population, countries will face paradigm shifts in the needs of its people in areas such as healthcar...
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August
2022
| 17:05 Asia/Singapore
There’s something different about some of the Internal Shuttle Buses (ISBs) whizzing around NUS campuses this month – they’re smoother, quieter, and fully electric!In line with the University’s commitment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, the Cam...
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26
August
2022
| 16:52 Asia/Singapore
Iridescent shades of spotlight swept over the SUPERNOVA Ignite stage as bass beats thumped across University Town Green, where about 3,000 members of the NUS community gathered on 12 and 13 August 2022 for an exuberant music and dance festival which ...
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26
August
2022
| 11:00 Asia/Singapore
In recent years, Singapore has ranked high in global talent competitiveness with many conducive factors that provide opportunities for global talents to continue contributing their skills to the local workforce. Despite having a competitive edge, the...
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26
August
2022
| 10:04 Asia/Singapore
Three batches of alumni and graduating fellows from the Chua Thian Poh Community Leadership Centre (CTPCLC) celebrated the completion of their community development and leadership programme on a Saturday morning at the Centre’s first in-person gradua...
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24
August
2022
| 17:04 Asia/Singapore
A week-long festival celebrating the classic elegance of Baroque music. An internationally renowned brass quintet backed by full orchestral forces playing famous film scores from hits like Jurassic Park and Star Wars. Mesmerising auditory journeys ra...
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24
August
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
  In this series, NUS News profiles the University’s Presidential Young Professors who are at the forefront of their research fields, turning creative ideas into important innovations that make the world better. When he was growing up in a village in...
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23
August
2022
| 16:20 Asia/Singapore
It was homecoming at long last for alumni who gathered in-person, together with their families, as well as students and staff, at this year’s Kent Ridge Alumni Family Day on 13 August 2022. After two years of virtual reunions, the event welcomed over...
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22
August
2022
| 15:26 Asia/Singapore
Back-to-back Incidents involving structural faults in shopping malls are a cause for concern, especially for the safety of patrons and workers. Associate Professor Daniel Wong Hwee Boon and Associate Professor Gabriel Kor Meng Chiat from the Departme...
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19
August
2022
| 17:00 Asia/Singapore
The NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) and Temenggong Artists-in-Residence Ltd (Temenggong) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote joint research and development activities in the areas of arts, culture and heritage. T...
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