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2023
30
January
2023
| 10:51 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore, led by Associate Professor Takaomi Sanda and Dr Lim Fang Qi, has breathed new life into an existing drug — combatting a type...
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27
January
2023
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
| By Associate Professor Benjamin Tee|The engines of innovation in vaccine manufacturing, healthcare diagnostics and pharmaceuticals have propelled economies out of the COVID-19 healthcare crisis.Nearly simultaneously, digital technologies swiftly fi...
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19
January
2023
| 14:15 Asia/Singapore
Underwater imaging sonars are an essential technology for ocean exploration. Biomimetic sonars that are inspired from marine mammals such as dolphins are an emerging development in this field. A team of scientists from the National University of Sing...
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06
January
2023
| 11:59 Asia/Singapore
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges since the virus swept across the world three years ago – from the first positive cases, to the mobilisation of healthcare resources, the disruptions to daily life, economic and social activit...
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2022
28
December
2022
| 17:32 Asia/Singapore
On 21 November, 100 youths aged 17 to 21 from 10 ASEAN countries gathered in Singapore for the Youth Environment Camp (YEC) to discuss climate change and sustainability issues. This year’s camp centred around the region’s pursuit to reduce its carbon...
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22
December
2022
| 10:17 Asia/Singapore
NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) historian Assistant Professor Jack Chia has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (RHS) “in recognition of his contribution to historical scholarship”.Asst Prof Chia is the third faculty ...
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19
December
2022
| 08:10 Asia/Singapore
A recent study by a team comprising researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the National University Health System (NUHS) revealed that low levels of ergothioneine (ET) in blood plasma may predict an increased risk of cognitive...
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16
December
2022
| 18:00 Asia/Singapore
Outstanding scientists from NUS have received top national honours for their excellent accomplishments and contributions to the science and technology landscape. Professor Hong Wanjin from NUS Medicine was conferred the prestigious President’s Scienc...
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16
December
2022
| 12:00 Asia/Singapore
A new study published by experts in Singapore suggests that an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that identifies patient-specific drug combinations can help those whose lymphomas have relapsed.The paper, published in the prestigious journal Scien...
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15
December
2022
| 16:09 Asia/Singapore
Oceanic and coastal ecosystems, such as seagrass meadows and mangroves, are rich stores of carbon, but more research is needed before these habitats can start to supply carbon credits to global carbon markets. Current gaps in knowledge include unders...
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13
December
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Researchers from the NUS Environmental Research Institute (NERI) have discovered a new species of peat tree in southern Sumatra. The 40m-tall peat tree they studied was found to be an undiscovered species which has been named Lophopetalum tanahgambut...
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12
December
2022
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
Assistant Professor Koh Ming Joo from NUS Chemistry has been conferred the prestigious Young Scientist Award (YSA), which recognises the accomplishments of researchers under 35, who have shown strong potential to be world-class experts in their field...
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05
December
2022
| 09:04 Asia/Singapore
Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have discovered a novel low-cost method of testing for cancers. Called the Heatrich-BS assay, this new test sequences clinical samples that have been heated in order to isolate cancer-specifi...
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02
December
2022
| 10:30 Asia/Singapore
Nature conservation is key in the global effort to tackle climate change, given the ability of many natural habitats to draw down the amount of planet-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, and reduce the impacts of climate change on communities. ...
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30
November
2022
| 17:26 Asia/Singapore
On 30 November 2022, the Singapore Food Agency (SFA), National University of Singapore  (NUS), Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory (TLL), and seven industry partners [Barramundi Group (BG),  Blue Aqua International (Blue Aqua), Singapore Aquaculture Tec...
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29
November
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has successfully identified the urinary biomarkers of an emerging subclass of synthetic cannabinoids, called OXIZID, to monitor potential abuse. OXIZIDs were the new synthetic canna...
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28
November
2022
| 16:08 Asia/Singapore
As part of the efforts to facilitate community-led solutions to tackle municipal issues, the Municipal Services Office (MSO) and the Centre for Sustainable Asian Cities under the National University of Singapore (NUS) College of Design and Engineerin...
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22
November
2022
| 09:41 Asia/Singapore
Scientists from the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) at NUS, together with clinical researchers from the Cardiovascular Research Institute under the National University Health System, discovered how a scaffolding protein responds to mechanical signals,...
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21
November
2022
| 09:30 Asia/Singapore
NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) Distinguished Professor Henry Yeung has been awarded the prestigious 2022 Sir Peter Hall Award for Lifetime Contribution to the Field by the influential Regional Studies Association (RSA). The annual RSA...
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18
November
2022
| 14:00 Asia/Singapore
A new professorship commencing in August 2023 known as the NUS Peggy Wai Chee Leong-Hochstadt Professorship in Humanities and Sciences will further strengthen cross-disciplinary learning in the NUS College of Humanities and Sciences (CHS).Established...
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18
November
2022
| 10:32 Asia/Singapore
Four scientists from NUS have been lauded in the 2022 edition of MIT Technology Review’s “Innovators under 35” list for making game-changing advances in Science and Technology.Announced on 14 November 2022, the list recognises the 35 best young talen...
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15
November
2022
| 16:00 Asia/Singapore
A total of 34 NUS researchers are among the world’s most highly cited, based on the Highly Cited Researchers 2022 List published by data analytics firm Clarivate.These NUS researchers are recognised by their peers as outstanding in the fields of Chem...
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14
November
2022
| 21:25 Asia/Singapore
The Department of Architecture under the National University of Singapore College of Design and Engineering (NUS CDE) today opened the Architectural Conservation Laboratory (ArClab), a unique living laboratory housed in a conserved building which wil...
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12
November
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore Faculty of Law (NUS Law) announced yesterday the establishment of two new visiting professorships – the Jones Day CALS Visiting Professorship on the Rule of Law in Asia, and the Jones Day Visiting Professorship on...
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11
November
2022
| 14:13 Asia/Singapore
A network of forest carbon monitoring plots will be established across Southeast Asia under a new S$15 million research programme, launched on 10 November at the United Nations climate change conference COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.The five-year r...
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10
November
2022
| 08:54 Asia/Singapore
The Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) at NUS has completed a one-year trial of a model which can forecast Singapore’s island-wide solar irradiance – the amount of light energy produced by the Sun – up to one hour ahead.Combining da...
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28
October
2022
| 14:18 Asia/Singapore
The past century has been filled with many novel medical discoveries and even moonshots for the Obstetrics & Gynaecology (O&G) Department at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.From producing ...
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28
October
2022
| 11:29 Asia/Singapore
NUS is one of nine leading universities selected to join the Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship, a programme of Schmidt Futures. Launched on 26 October 2022, this Fellowship aims to enhance discoveries in science, technology...
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27
October
2022
| 10:49 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have made a serendipitous scientific discovery that could potentially revolutionise the way water is broken down to release hydrogen gas - an element crucial to many industrial pro...
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22
October
2022
| 19:46 Asia/Singapore
Marine science is vital to the health and vitality of the regional seas around Singapore, which supports the nation’s survival and success. Against this backdrop, the St John’s Island National Marine Laboratory (SJINML) is ramping up to play a key ro...
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