Articles tagged with 'Impact' | National University of Singapore

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2022
26
January
2022
| 13:12 Asia/Singapore
An interdisciplinary team of scientists and urban designers led by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Singapore-ETH Centre (SEC), in collaboration with ETH Zurich and the Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU Singapore), aim...
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21
January
2022
| 10:11 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has set a new record in the power conversion efficiency of solar cells made using perovskite and organic materials. This technological breakthrough paves the way for flexible, ligh...
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18
January
2022
| 09:19 Asia/Singapore
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common type of primary liver cancer. It is one of leading causes of cancer-related deaths globally, with more than 700,000 new cases and 600,000 estimated HCC deaths each year. HCC occurs most often in peopl...
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05
January
2022
| 18:17 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) is partnering Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) in a five-year applied research collaboration to enhance biodiversity conservation in Singapore – especially in and around the Southern Islands, accelerate decarboni...
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2021
29
December
2021
| 10:03 Asia/Singapore
Monitoring surgical wounds after an operation is an important step to prevent infection, wound separation and other complications.However, when the surgical site is deep in the body, monitoring is normally limited to clinical observations or costly r...
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28
December
2021
| 10:06 Asia/Singapore
Inspired by the natural dexterity of the human hand, a team of engineers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has created a reconfigurable hybrid robotics system that is able to grip a variety of objects: from the small, soft and delicate ...
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16
December
2021
| 09:58 Asia/Singapore
Imagine a place full of moving lights of a hundred different colours changing rapidly under precision control, and one of the first things that comes to mind is a discotheque.A not-too-different scene is happening in the labs of two principal investi...
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15
December
2021
| 10:37 Asia/Singapore
In a boost to Singapore’s future-built environment landscape, the National University of Singapore (NUS) Department of the Built Environment has established a new research centre to augment the digital capability of Singapore’s construction industry,...
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13
December
2021
| 18:00 Asia/Singapore
Global leading information and communications technology provider Huawei International has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National University of Singapore Business Analytics Centre (NUS BAC) as part of its commitment to nurture t...
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10
December
2021
| 12:54 Asia/Singapore
Top researchers in NUS have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to the advancement of science and technology in Singapore. Professor Ivy Ng from Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) and NUS Medicine was conferred the President’s Science...
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08
December
2021
| 17:29 Asia/Singapore
A potentially game-changing Antigen Rapid Test (ART) technology to diagnose COVID-19 has been developed by scientists in Singapore. Using a proprietary on-kit amplification technique, a person’s saliva can be self-administered or tested for the SARS-...
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08
December
2021
| 16:18 Asia/Singapore
The Centre on AI Technology for Humankind (AiTH) at the NUS Business School has rolled out recommendations on how society and organisations should approach artificial intelligence (AI) in ways that truly promote human interests and well-being.“Most o...
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07
December
2021
| 17:13 Asia/Singapore
Obesity has sometimes been called the silent epidemic, exposing millions of adults and children around the world to increased risks of non-communicable diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, and coronary heart disease. As countries continue to grap...
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02
December
2021
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
Despite recognition that the energy sector is the main source of greenhouse gas emissions of most Asean member states, institutional challenges to addressing climate change and the desire to remain competitive present challenges to countries in the t...
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29
November
2021
| 20:00 Asia/Singapore
The East Asian Institute (EAI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has established the Korea Centre to spearhead research on governance, peace and development in the Korean Peninsula. The first of its kind in Southeast Asia, the new Centre ...
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26
November
2021
| 09:02 Asia/Singapore
Professor Lim Chwee Teck, inaugural NUSS Professor at NUS Biomedical Engineering, has been named the winner of the Asia’s Most Influential Scientist Award by the business magazine Fortune Times.A prolific researcher and inventor, Prof Lim has been re...
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25
November
2021
| 10:02 Asia/Singapore
3D printing technology now has a new addition to its list of useful applications – producing protective shoes for birds. In a first for Asia, Jurong Bird Park’s avian veterinary team and the Keio-NUS CUTE Center at the National University of Singapor...
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17
November
2021
| 10:02 Asia/Singapore
An anaerobic digestion system for food waste treatment is being piloted at the East Coast Lagoon Food Village. The system was developed by a team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and converts food waste generated by food...
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17
November
2021
| 09:02 Asia/Singapore
A team of young inventors from NUS Engineering is making a big step forward in bringing new ‘HOPES’ to glaucoma patients. Their wearable device, called Home Eye Pressure E-skin Sensor, or HOPES, which is designed for safe, accurate, pain-free and low...
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16
November
2021
| 16:00 Asia/Singapore
Thirty-two NUS researchers have been placed among some of the world’s most highly cited researchers, according to the Highly Cited Researchers 2021 List published by data analytics firm Clarivate.The highly-anticipated annual list, comprising 6,602 r...
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11
November
2021
| 10:33 Asia/Singapore
Charles Darwin is arguably the most influential scientist in history. Launched online today is the culmination of 16 years of tireless dedication: a compilation of over 1,700 contemporary book reviews of Darwin’s works, in 16 languages and spanning t...
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10
November
2021
| 18:26 Asia/Singapore
NUS has been named one of the most innovative organisations in South and Southeast Asia by research firm Clarivate.It is the second year running that the University has been recognised by Clarivate, a Thomson Reuters spin-off known for its analytics ...
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09
November
2021
| 17:27 Asia/Singapore
The Asian Institute of Digital Finance (AIDF) at NUS is partnering with multinational conglomerate Tencent in the areas of financial technology (Fintech) research, education, and entrepreneurship to boost Asia’s burgeoning Fintech ecosystem.Under the...
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09
November
2021
| 09:12 Asia/Singapore
Countries around in the world are seeing a rise in both the number and the proportion of older persons in their populations. In Singapore, it is estimated that by 2030, one in four people will be over 65 years of age, and this will rise to almost one...
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05
November
2021
| 15:20 Asia/Singapore
NUS and global technology leader Cisco on 5 Nov launched a Corporate Laboratory to boost innovation and research in key technology areas, including areas like artificial intelligence (AI), healthcare, urban infrastructure and cybersecurity. These cap...
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02
November
2021
| 15:02 Asia/Singapore
Five young researchers from NUS who have made great achievements in their respective fields have been identified as among the most influential innovators in Asia Pacific who are younger than 35.Recognised in the 2021 MIT Technology Review Innovators ...
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29
October
2021
| 10:52 Asia/Singapore
High Mountain Asia (HMA), which refers to the Tibetan Plateau and the surrounding high Asian mountains, is home to the world’s third-largest ice reservoir and the origin of many of Asia’s large rivers. In fact, these rivers are crucial lifelines for ...
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28
October
2021
| 14:27 Asia/Singapore
From novel processes to produce hydrogen to innovative ways to capture, use and store carbon dioxide, eight teams led by NUS researchers have recently been awarded funding under the Low-Carbon Energy Research Funding Initiative (LCER FI) to develop c...
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21
October
2021
| 13:35 Asia/Singapore
A research team led by Professor Lim Chwee Teck from the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Department of Biomedical Engineering and Institute for Health Innovation & Technology (iHealthtech), in collaboration with clinical partners from Singap...
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20
October
2021
| 10:15 Asia/Singapore
Residents of Queenstown can look forward to quality homes and a living environment that will support their physical, social, and mental well-being, to enable them to lead more active and fulfilling lives. The Housing & Development Board (HDB), the Na...
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