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2021
25
February
2021
| 15:58 Asia/Singapore
The 2021 NUS e-Open House will soon be kicking off, with plenty of activities in store for prospective students from all over the world.The online event, which attracted more than 3 million participants last year, will introduce the wide variety of ...
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25
February
2021
| 10:21 Asia/Singapore
X-ray imaging is widely used in areas such as healthcare and forensic science, but existing X-ray machines are unable to capture curved three-dimensional (3D) objects at high resolution, and they are also relatively expensive. Now, an international t...
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24
February
2021
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
In this series, NUS News profiles the outstanding educators who have inspired generations of students at the University....
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23
February
2021
| 18:20 Asia/Singapore
Professor Simon Chesterman, Dean of NUS Law, will be leading the Law Schools Global League (LSGL) into its second decade. He has been elected Co-President of the LSGL, together with Prof Martin Hogg, Dean of the University of Edinburgh Law School. Th...
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23
February
2021
| 15:28 Asia/Singapore
Researchers from NUS Design and Environment and Yale-NUS College have joined hands with ETH Zurich and other Singapore universities to embark on Future Cities Lab Global (FCL Global) – an international, interdisciplinary research collaboration that a...
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22
February
2021
| 22:59 Asia/Singapore
Incoming freshmen to NUS Engineering and NUS Design and Environment will be able to take courses from both schools seamlessly. These students will read a Common Curriculum which has been jointly developed by the two schools, and they will also be abl...
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22
February
2021
| 09:13 Asia/Singapore
| By Professor Freddy Boey |2020 was dominated by COVID-19, with the pandemic pushing healthcare systems to the brink, contracting the global economy, and ending the lives of more than 1.8 million people around the world.For the tech start-up ecosyst...
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19
February
2021
| 14:56 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School has launched a new Master of Science (MSc) in Human Capital Management & Analytics (MSc HCMA) programme to meet industry demand for human resource professionals skilled in data analytics. App...
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19
February
2021
| 14:00 Asia/Singapore
Higher starting salaries1 for fresh graduates from 19 coursesMore than nine in 10 fresh graduates from Arts and Social Sciences, Business, Computing, Design & Environment, Engineering, Nursing, Science, and Yale-NUS College employed within six months...
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19
February
2021
| 09:16 Asia/Singapore
For the NUS Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (YST Conservatory) Class of 2021, holding a final-year concert was nearly a foregone dream because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But on 27 January, the students pulled it off, staging a virtual live concert...
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18
February
2021
| 09:37 Asia/Singapore
One of the most influential academics in the ASEAN region, Emeritus Professor Koh Kheng Lian from NUS Law, has been named the Environmental Lawyer of the Year (ASEAN) for 2020.The award, from the Asian Research Institute for Environmental Law (ARIEL)...
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17
February
2021
| 15:09 Asia/Singapore
A few semesters after its inception, the NUS Design-Your-Own-Module (DYOM) programme, an academic option which promotes self-directed education, is gaining traction. With the programme, students have the option of pursuing holistic interests outside ...
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17
February
2021
| 12:11 Asia/Singapore
Be brave to try out all sorts of things -- this would probably need to be our battle cry if we want to get anywhere in a future fraught with uncertainties. Indeed, this was the advice given by Makino Asia's CEO Mr Neo Eng Chong, speaking to some 3,00...
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16
February
2021
| 19:07 Asia/Singapore
Professor Saw Swee Hock, a leading expert in statistics and renowned philanthropist, passed away on 16 Feb at the age of 89.Prof Saw was the President’s Honorary Professor of Statistics at NUS, and Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Southeast As...
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16
February
2021
| 09:23 Asia/Singapore
Dr Zeehan Jaafar, a lecturer at NUS Biological Sciences, loves the rich and mysterious oceans. She learnt at a young age that in addition to providing a home for the diverse organisms she loves, marine ecosystems also provide food, medicines, and per...
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14
February
2021
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Valentine’s Day is the annual occasion for people to do something extra-special to express their love for their other halves, usually with flowers, a card and a meal.Animals, too, have their own colourful repertoire of courtship tactics. And the plac...
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13
February
2021
| 09:11 Asia/Singapore
Scientists from Duke-NUS Medical School in collaboration with Chulalongkorn University have shown that bats and pangolins in Southeast Asia harbour SARS-CoV-2-related coronaviruses.The new study, published in Nature Communications, is the first to re...
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11
February
2021
| 08:33 Asia/Singapore
| By Dr Kelvin Seah |“This is the worst year ever to graduate”, a student from my honours class said to me last year. His sentiment was perhaps shared by many in the graduating class of 2020. I could sense the anxiety in them. Never had I received so...
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11
February
2021
| 08:09 Asia/Singapore
NUS Law students scored a clean sweep of the top four places in an intense competition this year.Held on 19 Jan, the CMS Intellectual Property Moot 2021 saw strong participation of around 60 participants. The winning students comprising the champion ...
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10
February
2021
| 15:29 Asia/Singapore
In this series, NUS News profiles the outstanding educators who have inspired generations of students at the University....
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09
February
2021
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
Using huge, monstrous machines to make tiny and intricate things sounds counterintuitive or even counterproductive. But at the Singapore Synchrotron Light Source (SSLS) of NUS, this represents the cutting edge of technology. It enables the SSLS to no...
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08
February
2021
| 17:45 Asia/Singapore
Finally, noodles with much oomph -- and no starch. In collaboration with CrowdFarm X, RedDot BrewHouse and SaladStop!, NUS start-up KosmodeHealth recently launched W0W™ noodles -- the world’s first zero-starch noodles that have protein and fibre, and...
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08
February
2021
| 10:58 Asia/Singapore
This year, more students aspiring to read law at the National University of Singapore will get the opportunity to be considered for a place at the Faculty of Law (NUS Law). The move to cast the net wider, seeking a larger and more diverse pool of pro...
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05
February
2021
| 09:46 Asia/Singapore
| By Professor Koh Lian Pin and Debby Ng |Each year, over a billion people celebrate the Lunar New Year worldwide. It’s a centuries-old festival that celebrates familial bonds, and is an opportunity to connect with and gift blessings to loved ones.Al...
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04
February
2021
| 14:35 Asia/Singapore
Today’s digital world generates vast amounts of data every second. Hence, there is a need for memory chips that can store more data in less space, as well as the ability to read and write that data faster while using less energy.Researchers from the ...
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03
February
2021
| 15:08 Asia/Singapore
Home owners, especially those staying in noisy districts, can look forward to greater living comfort with a new invention by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Design and Environment (SDE) that reduces outdoor noise...
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03
February
2021
| 08:33 Asia/Singapore
NUS Business Professor David De Cremer, Provost’s Chair and Professor of Management and Organisation, has been selected by London-based organisation Thinkers50 as one of 30 global management thinkers to watch in 2021. Prof De Cremer is the only repre...
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02
February
2021
| 10:17 Asia/Singapore
For vegetables to grow well, it is not enough to just give them sunlight and water. They need a whole community of micro-organisms to help them grow healthily.Now, a team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS), led by Associat...
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01
February
2021
| 18:23 Asia/Singapore
NUS students and recent alumni will soon be able to implement their zero-waste ideas on campus, thanks to a new initiative called Zero Waste Testbed Initiative @ South West. If successful, their ideas may even take flight to further Singapore’s agend...
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01
February
2021
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Investing in healthcare, strengthening social compact and bracing for a slow and uneven economic recovery are key lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the speakers at the latest iteration of the Tembusu Forum held on 26 January.Hos...
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