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

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2021
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June
2021
| 10:04 Asia/Singapore
One of the world’s greatest challenges for the next 50 years is to ensure enough clean, affordable and reliable sources of energy. However, this is also one of the most complex problems facing society today, and there are many technological hurdles t...
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23
June
2021
| 15:57 Asia/Singapore
 The University will be holding its first-ever online Commencement, for the Classes of 2020 and 2021. The 60 ceremonies from 26 Jun to 3 Jul will see this time-honoured ceremony take on new virtual dimensions, celebrating the hard work of the 24,000 ...
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22
June
2021
| 10:03 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the University of the Ryukyus has recently identified and described a bizarre new genus and species of xanthid crab found on Okinawa Island, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Named Mabui ...
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21
June
2021
| 16:06 Asia/Singapore
NUS industrial designers have won a prestigious Red Dot Award this year.Associate Professor Christophe Gaubert and Mr Willie Tay from the Design Incubation Centre at the NUS School of Design and Environment (SDE) have been awarded the Red Dot Award: ...
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21
June
2021
| 11:59 Asia/Singapore
Everyone has mental health issues, it just depends on which end of the spectrum they are at, reflected NUS Chairman Mr Hsieh Fu Hua during the #AreuOK – Let’s Talk About Mental Health webinar on 16 Jun.After witnessing his children’s challenges durin...
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18
June
2021
| 16:27 Asia/Singapore
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for the maritime industry, which has been affected by border restrictions. On the other hand, it has created demand for new products and services that enhance safety, presenting many opportunities fo...
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18
June
2021
| 14:20 Asia/Singapore
Students from the NUS University Scholars Programme (USP) successfully hosted the STEP Asian Undergraduate Summit conference for young regional leaders across Asia virtually on Zoom from 1 Jun to 3 Jun, and 7 Jun to 10 Jun. This year, the summit enga...
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18
June
2021
| 09:47 Asia/Singapore
Climate change, rising populations, and shrinking farmlands are all threatening global food security. As the future of food hangs in the balance, innovative research and the development of sustainable urban food solutions could tip the scales back in...
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17
June
2021
| 13:34 Asia/Singapore
In this series, NUS News profiles the outstanding educators who have inspired generations of students at the University. When she was 17, Associate Professor Stella Tan was told that she had a brain tumour. Sitting on her optic nerve, it caused her t...
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17
June
2021
| 10:22 Asia/Singapore
Beyond the lecture theatres, classrooms and student hangout spots, it is hard to miss the lush greenery that surrounds NUS. This has made the campus environs not only a second home for staff and students, but also a place for a wide range of biodiver...
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16
June
2021
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), together with key stakeholders in Singapore’s data centre industry, have established a new S$23 million research programme to develop innovati...
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15
June
2021
| 10:21 Asia/Singapore
With more demand for workers trained in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), Asst Prof Andy Tay from NUS Engineering draws on his own experiences as a STEM educator, and shares the imperative need to rethink how these subjects are...
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15
June
2021
| 10:11 Asia/Singapore
NUS Graduate student Rishika Madan had witnessed first-hand the COVID-19 crisis in India, and she was infected with COVID-19 twice herself.Rishika's story inspired Mission India — a fundraising project started by the NUS Graduate Students’ Society in...
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14
June
2021
| 10:50 Asia/Singapore
Many butterfly species bear distinct circular markings known as eyespots on their wings, and the functions of these rings of contrasting colours vary. A long-standing theory is that they serve as anti-predator defences – small eyespots along the wing...
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11
June
2021
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Advancements in wearable technology are reshaping the way we live, work and play, and also how healthcare is delivered and received. Wearables that have weaved their way into everyday life include smart watches and wireless earphones, while in the he...
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10
June
2021
| 09:56 Asia/Singapore
| By Professor Lam Khee Poh and Associate Professor Lum Sau Kim |Despite various economic and financial challenges, the field of green finance has been gaining traction worldwide as governments support the transition to a sustainable future. Accordin...
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09
June
2021
| 10:54 Asia/Singapore
Distinguished by its mission and inter‐disciplinary approach to foster sustainability education and environmental stewardship, the NUS Ridge View Residential College (RVRC) offers an annual module, Understanding and Critiquing Sustainability, for stu...
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08
June
2021
| 08:45 Asia/Singapore
NUS Vice President (Research and Technology) Professor Liu Bin has been conferred the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Centenary Prize this year. She was honoured for her work in the innovative design and synthesis of organic molecules and nanomaterials ...
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07
June
2021
| 13:00 Asia/Singapore
Cancer patients who are undergoing targeted therapy can look forward to a new blood test that could tell their doctors whether the treatment is working, within one day after the start of the treatment. This will significantly speed up the evaluation ...
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04
June
2021
| 10:38 Asia/Singapore
A determined team of NUS Business School undergraduates comprising Andre Ong, Clarisse Gan, Ernest Koh and Kevin Darmawan raced against time and surmounted hurdle after hurdle to clinch the top prize at the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) STAR C...
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03
June
2021
| 11:37 Asia/Singapore
Associate Professor Eduardo Araral, Co-Director, Institute of Water Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, and Visiting Professor Vinod Thomas opine that it is in Singapore's interest to be a powerful voice for decarbonising the global ...
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02
June
2021
| 11:19 Asia/Singapore
The University has received strong backing from alumni and employers as it steps up its focus on interdisciplinary learning and lifelong education, shared NUS President Professor Tan Eng Chye on 1 Jun at the opening session of the Times Higher Educat...
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01
June
2021
| 11:03 Asia/Singapore
The discovery and development of new small-molecule compounds for therapeutic use involves a huge investment of time, effort and resources. Giving a new spin to conventional chemical synthesis, a team of researchers from the National University of Si...
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01
June
2021
| 08:35 Asia/Singapore
As COVID-19 swept across the world last year, the race to develop a vaccine went into overdrive. The speed was unprecedented. Something that typically takes 10 to 15 years to produce became reality in just a matter of months.Since then, more than 1 b...
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31
May
2021
| 15:20 Asia/Singapore
| By Professor Tan Eng Chye |As the global community continues to grapple with the fallout from the pandemic, governments, institutions and leaders have also begun to ponder the shape of the world post-COVID. No firm consensus has emerged, but there ...
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28
May
2021
| 10:51 Asia/Singapore
Making built environment and spaces more sustainable, resilient, and safer – this is what Singapore architects and designers hope to convey at the Singapore Pavilion of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia.Themed “...
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27
May
2021
| 12:44 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has raised S$300 million from its second green bond after a strong reception to its inaugural issuance in May 2020. With a fixed coupon rate of 1.62 per cent, the 10-year notes were fully subscribed and will...
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27
May
2021
| 12:31 Asia/Singapore
NUS was awarded the International Sustainable Campus Excellence Award 2021 (Cultural Change for Sustainability category) for its long-term plan in promoting behavioural change for a zero waste campus. The award recognises NUS’ vision and plan to be a...
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27
May
2021
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) is the most common lethal gynaecological cancer. Ovarian cancer is usually treated with platinum-based chemotherapy; however, a significant number of patients are resistant to such treatments and relapse soon afterward...
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25
May
2021
| 14:30 Asia/Singapore
In this series, NUS News profiles the outstanding educators who have inspired generations of students at the University....
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