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2021
22
January
2021
| 10:07 Europe/Amsterdam
When NUS Vice President of Research and Technology Professor Liu Bin was a graduate student, she almost gave up in the face of seemingly insurmountable difficulties. But she found her own way through her mistakes to become a respected scientist well ...
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22
January
2021
| 01:56 Europe/Amsterdam
The new Master of Arts in Architectural Conservation (MAArC) programme kicked off on 8 Jan with an orientation session for its inaugural cohort. Offered by the NUS School of Design and Environment’s Department of Architecture, the MAArC offers a uniq...
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20
January
2021
| 07:08 Europe/Amsterdam
NUS Business’ flagship charity run has raised a record amount of over S$525,000 as of 16 January for needy students and families. In its 11th year, the NUS Business School Alumni Association Charity Run (BCR) attracted over 500 participants in its fi...
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19
January
2021
| 03:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Some say future wars will be fought over water, and a billion people around the world are already struggling to find enough water to live. Now, researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) are coming to the rescue. They have created a su...
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18
January
2021
| 07:52 Europe/Amsterdam
The following is Dr Oon Chiew Seng's speech on 12 January 2020 at the Conferment Ceremony for her Honorary Doctor of Letters. It was delivered on her behalf by her nephew, Dr Oon Chong Hau.  Madam Halimah Yacob President of the Republic of Singapore ...
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15
January
2021
| 07:26 Europe/Amsterdam
In this new series, NUS News profiles the outstanding educators who have inspired generations of students at the University....
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14
January
2021
| 13:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Professor Koh Lian Pin, Director of the Centre for Nature-based Climate Solutions at NUS, is among the nine new Nominated Members of Parliament (NMPs) who will be appointed by President Halimah Yacob for a 2.5 year term which starts 21 January 2021. ...
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14
January
2021
| 09:40 Europe/Amsterdam
Are the COVID-19 vaccines safe? Will there be long-term side effects? What are the differences between the different vaccines?With Singapore’s vaccination programme underway, NUS experts answered the public’s most pressing queries. The session on 7 J...
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14
January
2021
| 03:00 Europe/Amsterdam
A team of NUS scientists led by Dr Polly Leilei Chen from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine has discovered a previously unknown mechanism of cancer formation, the understanding of which may lead to more eff...
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13
January
2021
| 09:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Universities are of key importance in promoting entrepreneurship as they produce technology and talent to keep innovation hubs running, speakers at a recent webinar agreed.The forum, moderated by NUS President Professor Tan Eng Chye, also highlighted...
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12
January
2021
| 10:53 Europe/Amsterdam
Distinguished NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS Medicine) alumna Dr Oon Chiew Seng was conferred an Honorary Doctor of Letters by NUS Chancellor and Singapore President Madam Halimah Yacob on 12 Jan.At a conferment ceremony held at the Univers...
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11
January
2021
| 03:06 Europe/Amsterdam
| By Professor Tommy Koh |The year 2020 will go down in history as a disastrous year. The COVID-19 pandemic has killed over 1.7 million people and infected over 81 million people. The economic impact of the pandemic has produced the worst global rece...
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11
January
2021
| 03:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Good news for those who need a cuppa to start the day. NUS researchers have created new probiotic coffee and tea drinks that are packed with gut-friendly live probiotics.Supervised by Associate Professor Liu Shao Quan from NUS Food Science and Techno...
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08
January
2021
| 03:36 Europe/Amsterdam
| By Professor Tan Eng Chye |Visitors to the National University of Singapore's University Hall may have seen a quote from the great philanthropist and former chancellor Lee Kong Chian in the lift lobby. It reads: "A university is not just an object ...
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08
January
2021
| 02:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Debunking gender and social stereotypes, Cheryl Hoe has broken the mould and become the first female NUS athlete to join Cuesports Singapore’s National Development Women’s Squad.With the support of her TeamNUS teammates and coaches, especially during...
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08
January
2021
| 02:09 Europe/Amsterdam
The Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The Tianjin Juilliard School, Juilliard’s first campus outside New York, to collaborate in the areas of performance, teaching, and curriculum development for y...
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07
January
2021
| 03:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Researchers at the NUS Centre for BioImaging Sciences (CBIS) have developed a new method to observe materials of low atomic weight, such as biological molecules, under an electron microscope, while minimising damage to the sample. Assistant Professor...
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06
January
2021
| 03:30 Europe/Amsterdam
The NUS Graduate Research Innovation Programme (GRIP) has borne fruit in a young company, poised to take off in the medical technology (medtech) industry with its ground-breaking innovation in fracture fixation.Founded by NUS Mechanical Engineering A...
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05
January
2021
| 02:18 Europe/Amsterdam
A team of researchers from NUS has created a novel film that is very effective in evaporating sweat from our skin to keep us cool and comfortable when we exercise, and the moisture harvested from human sweat can be used to power wearable electronic d...
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2020
30
December
2020
| 08:49 Europe/Amsterdam
How will history remember 2020?No doubt, volumes will be written about the pandemic and its gnarling impact on all aspects of human life. But there are other stories to be told too. Stories of hope, tenacity, community, and the advancement of human k...
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30
December
2020
| 05:01 Europe/Amsterdam
“Kaifa haluka/haluki?” The warm Arabic greeting for “How are you?” set the tone for the NUS Study Trips for Engagement and EnRichment (STEER) programme held virtually from 7 to 16 Dec.STEER is a long-running programme that had started in 2010. Althou...
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29
December
2020
| 08:39 Europe/Amsterdam
Singapore’s Chief Health Scientist Professor Tan Chorh Chuan has a message for everyone: Go and get vaccinated against COVID-19.His target: At least 80 per cent of the population should get the shot. The greater the number of people who are vaccinate...
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28
December
2020
| 03:11 Europe/Amsterdam
As the world embraces the Internet of Things (IoT), more and more everyday appliances are being connected to the Internet so that people can monitor those appliances remotely. While this makes our lives more convenient, there is a looming threat of c...
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23
December
2020
| 08:25 Europe/Amsterdam
The following letter was sent to staff, alumni, students and friends of the University, by NUS President Professor Tan Eng Chye....
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23
December
2020
| 07:47 Europe/Amsterdam
LiveSnippets, an app developed by NUS Computing doctoral student Mr Kim Hyeongcheol and his supervisor Associate Professor Zhao Shengdong, enables users to document their experiences through “snippets” that capture photos, videos, and voice transcrip...
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23
December
2020
| 02:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Beyond the spread of the disease itself, COVID-19 has had far-reaching consequences on economies around the world. In this unprecedented situation, it is often the low-income families that are most adversely affected as they struggle with new norms.M...
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22
December
2020
| 07:36 Europe/Amsterdam
2020 has been a year of disruption, with COVID-19 posing unprecedented challenges to our way of life.It has also been a year where society has needed the most support. NUS students have continued to live up to the spirit of giving this holiday season...
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22
December
2020
| 06:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have invented a new method of anti-counterfeiting called DeepKey. Developed in just eight months, this security innovation uses two dimensional (2D)-material tags and artificial intelligence...
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21
December
2020
| 10:32 Europe/Amsterdam
NUS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Université de Paris (UParis) on 15 Dec to facilitate international cooperation and promote research collaborations in academic fields of mutual interest. This includes a framework within which facul...
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21
December
2020
| 09:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Dental treatments are performed at close proximity to the mouths and noses of the patients, and the procedures are often related to the generation of aerosols as well as handling of oral fluids and blood. This puts dentists at a high risk of exposure...
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