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

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2022
08
August
2022
| 17:37 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has received a generous gift of S$5 million from Mr Frankle Widjaja, his wife Mrs Jehnny Widjaja and their daughter Ms Deborah Widjaja. The gift, which will be made over five years, will support initiatives ...
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08
August
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
In the face of challenges posed by climate change, population increase and potential food-chain disruptions caused by pandemics and natural calamities, ensuring an adequate supply food for the coming decades requires a significant change in crop grow...
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06
August
2022
| 15:06 Asia/Singapore
Awash with vibrant and dazzling colours, University Town Green at NUS was buzzing with festive energy as cheering students and performers in multi-coloured outfits took to the green grass fields once again. The display of festivities was the first ti...
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05
August
2022
| 17:01 Asia/Singapore
Scientists from NUS Computing, NUS College of Design and Engineering and NUS Science have been conferred seven of the 14 fellowships awarded by the Singapore National Academy of Science (SNAS) this year. The newly elected SNAS Fellows from NUS are: P...
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04
August
2022
| 11:43 Asia/Singapore
Moot competitions provide a platform for law students to put into practice what they learn in the classroom and hone their advocacy skills in trying to solve real challenges. International moot competitions, in particular, form an integral part of de...
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01
August
2022
| 14:00 Asia/Singapore
The main challenges associated with existing lung cancer drugs are severe side effects and drug resistance. There is hence a constant need to explore new molecules for improving the survival rate and quality of life of lung cancer patients.In Indian ...
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01
August
2022
| 10:23 Asia/Singapore
Students from across Southeast Asia had the chance to immerse themselves in cultural exchange, deepen their knowledge of sustainability issues and develop leadership skills at the recently concluded Temasek Foundation – National University of Singapo...
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29
July
2022
| 22:22 Asia/Singapore
Eight distinguished educators, researchers and professionals were feted for exemplifying excellence in their respective spheres at the NUS University Awards 2022. The annual Awards pay tribute to those who are trailblazers in their fields and have ma...
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29
July
2022
| 09:30 Asia/Singapore
Singapore has the largest ant diversity in the world, according to a new study conducted by scientists from the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM) under the NUS Faculty of Science, and their collaborators from Hong Kong and Japan.The inte...
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28
July
2022
| 09:27 Asia/Singapore
An international team comprising researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and LMU Munich (LMU) have, for the first time, successfully demonstrated a new form of quantum key distribution (QKD) that is secure even if the users are no...
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27
July
2022
| 10:37 Asia/Singapore
Singapore’s first ocean basin facility officially opened on 26 July 2022 at the Technology Centre for Offshore and Marine, Singapore (TCOMS). The ocean basin allows for simulations of real-world operating environments in deep, intermediate, and shall...
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26
July
2022
| 15:26 Asia/Singapore
NUS College has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Sciences Po, Université Paris Cité and Inalco, signalling its continued cooperation with the Parisian universities in fostering interdisciplinarity, as well as greater collaboration in t...
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26
July
2022
| 11:01 Asia/Singapore
If you’ve visited Singapore’s Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, home to the largest mangrove area in Singapore, you may have already learnt about mangrove forests, its importance to the ecosystem and efforts being undertaken in Singapore and around the w...
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26
July
2022
| 10:52 Asia/Singapore
July 26 has been adopted by the United Nations as the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem. Associate Professor Daniel Friess from NUS Department of Geography, who is also Deputy Director of the NUS Centre for Nature-based...
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25
July
2022
| 12:19 Asia/Singapore
NUS welcomes Professor Low Teck Seng as he returns to assume the position of Senior Vice President (Sustainability & Resilience) on 8 August 2022, joining the ranks of the senior leadership team. As former dean of the engineering faculty at NUS, he i...
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22
July
2022
| 12:19 Asia/Singapore
Celebration and reflection, joy and gratitude – these were the sentiments at Commencement Dinner 2022, which marked a memorable close to this year’s Commencement.Taking place at the Kent Ridge Guild House, the dinner honoured the newly minted graduat...
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21
July
2022
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
The spate of workplace fatalities this year has caught nationwide attention and left many searching for the reasons behind this concerning trend. Assistant Professor Loh Tzu Yang from the NUS College of Design and Engineering opines that all of us ha...
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21
July
2022
| 08:52 Asia/Singapore
As the future of work continues to evolve, and we move towards the future economy, the need to upskill, reskill, and grow one’s knowledge base to remain relevant in the workplace is no longer optional, but an imperative. This was the resounding messa...
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20
July
2022
| 19:24 Asia/Singapore
Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, ruler of the state of Johor, was conferred the Honorary Doctor of Laws by NUS on 20 July, in recognition of his integral role in ensuring the peace, progress and prosperity of Johor, as well as strengthen...
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20
July
2022
| 09:27 Asia/Singapore
An observation on the food waste generated in dining halls provided the seed of inspiration that eventually sprouted into the concept of local start-up the moonbeam co. The enterprise, which upcycles spent brewers’ grains to make granola, was set up ...
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19
July
2022
| 14:00 Asia/Singapore
Professor Tan Tai Yong will be leaving NUS after 35 years of esteemed service to take on the position of President of the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) from 1 January 2023.Prof Tan, who is Professor of History at the NUS Faculty of A...
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18
July
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Department of Pharmacy have developed an improved pharmaceutical drug for the treatment of the most common heart rhythm disturbance – atrial fibrillation (AF). The 8-member research team took...
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17
July
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Teo Yao Hao from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Class of 2022 enjoys doing research. For him, the thrill is not just about the opportunity to build upon the knowledge taught in class, but being able to work with a passionate, supportive comm...
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16
July
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Becoming a nurse is a profession for some. For Teo Neil Russell, it was a calling he discovered when his mother fell ill.During his junior college years, Russell’s mother suffered a stroke, which worsened and put her in a vegetative state. He and his...
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15
July
2022
| 15:49 Asia/Singapore
"Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are growing in importance for businesses and society. NUS Business School is pleased to work with IESGA to bring much-needed ESG insights and discussions to a higher level and contribute in terms of...
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15
July
2022
| 10:05 Asia/Singapore
The Lloyd’s Register Foundation Institute for the Public Understanding of Risk (IPUR) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Mongolia Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs to support public...
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14
July
2022
| 10:05 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....
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13
July
2022
| 10:02 Asia/Singapore
Art can help shape and renew culture. It offers a space for creativity and expression, surfaces issues that are difficult to talk about, and can effect change in society. Three graduates share their thoughts on their leadership in the performing arts...
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12
July
2022
| 08:57 Asia/Singapore
Reena Premchand Primalani is passionate about case competitions. For her, these competitions are nerve-racking yet exhilarating as they give her the opportunity to hone the skills she learnt at school into winning formulas.Case in point— she was in D...
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09
July
2022
| 09:15 Asia/Singapore
For Eyo Wei Chin and Wang Yuchen, studying at NUS Computing wasn’t merely a stepping stone to a career.Coming from varied backgrounds, they eventually found their calling in the world of computing, where they could lean on their past experiences to f...
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