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

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2021
14
May
2021
| 12:18 Asia/Singapore
Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and international energy giant Shell will jointly develop novel processes to use carbon dioxide, a byproduct of industrial processes, to produce fuels and chemicals for the energy industry. ...
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12
May
2021
| 17:25 Asia/Singapore
Intelligent materials, the latest revolution in the field of materials science, can adapt their properties depending on changes in their surroundings. They can be used in everything from self-healing mobile phone screens, to shape-shifting aeroplane ...
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12
May
2021
| 09:12 Asia/Singapore
Climate change has sent global temperatures rising with an alarming number of extreme heat incidents putting the lives of urban dwellers in Asian cities at risk. Experts predict that heat will be among the most serious global health crises after the ...
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11
May
2021
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
NUS has received six awards under the 2020 Landscape Excellence Assessment Framework (LEAF) certification scheme by the National Parks Board (NParks). As the first scheme in Singapore to recognise excellence in the best practices of landscape design ...
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10
May
2021
| 10:26 Asia/Singapore
Robots and machines are getting smarter with the advancement of artificial intelligence, but they still lack the ability to touch and feel their subtle and complex surroundings like human beings. Now, researchers from the National University of Singa...
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07
May
2021
| 09:23 Asia/Singapore
Corporate finance is a hugely competitive field but NUS Business School final year student Clarisse Gan has shown that she has what it takes to shine at the highest levels.The Finance major won top spot in the local edition of the “Ernst & Young (EY)...
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06
May
2021
| 17:36 Asia/Singapore
“You’ve got to live as if you’re going to die tomorrow. But you’ve got to learn as if you are going to live forever.”This quote surfaced during the Universitas 21 (U21) Annual Network Meeting and Annual General Meeting (AGM) and just about summarised...
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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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06
May
2021
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
The living organism is kept alive and healthy by an intricate network of biochemical processes. These are remarkably resilient in responding to changes in the environment, but they can sometimes go wrong. A key tenet of medicine is to understand thes...
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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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21
April
2021
| 14:20 Asia/Singapore
Concrete is the most consumed man-made material on Earth. Each year, about three tonnes of concrete are used per person. While the environmental impact of man-made materials like plastics has been widely publicised for decades, the dramatic effects o...
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21
April
2021
| 09:31 Asia/Singapore
Since it began on 30 December 2020, Singapore’s vaccination programme has continued to make good progress. More than a million doses of vaccine have been administered, with around 40,000 doses now being administered per day. The vaccines were first g...
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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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20
April
2021
| 11:21 Asia/Singapore
Metals are one of the most widely used materials in the world - they are used in cookware, tools, electric appliances, electric wires, computer chips, jewelry and so on. With the growing demand for metal products, it is crucial to promote sustainable...
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16
April
2021
| 15:08 Asia/Singapore
While air purifiers can offer some protection against airborne diseases like COVID-19, relying on these tools as a singular bulwark is insufficient. Associate Professor Ernest Chua from NUS Mechanical Engineering breaks down how these machines work, ...
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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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