Articles tagged with 'Innovators' | National University of Singapore

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2021
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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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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22
January
2021
| 17:07 Asia/Singapore
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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2020
18
December
2020
| 16:18 Asia/Singapore
Four NUS-affiliated researchers have received national recognition for their excellent achievements and contributions in science and technology. At a ceremony held at the Istana on 18 December 2020, Professor Ranga Rama Krishnan (former Dean of Duke-...
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18
November
2020
| 18:20 Asia/Singapore
Researchers from NUS have been placed among the world’s most highly cited. This is according to the newly unveiled list of Highly Cited Researchers™ 2020 by Clarivate.The hotly anticipated annual list identifies researchers who demonstrate significan...
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13
November
2020
| 09:37 Asia/Singapore
The Healthy Longevity Global Grand Challenge founded by the US National Academy of Medicine (NAM) is a worldwide initiative to accelerate innovation that improves physical, mental, and social well-being for people as they age.The Challenge comprises ...
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23
October
2020
| 23:37 Asia/Singapore
These three NUS Economics researchers were newly elected as Fellows of the prestigious Econometric Society NUS economists Professor Satoru Takahashi, Distinguished Professor John Quah and Associate Professor Jessica Pan have been recently elec...
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14
October
2020
| 17:29 Asia/Singapore
These seven NUS researchers were newly elected as Fellows of the Singapore National Academy of Science. Seven researchers from NUS have been elected Fellows of the Singapore National Academy of Science (SNAS), an organisation that has the dual remit...
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17
September
2020
| 16:09 Asia/Singapore
Asst Prof Chen develops and integrates novel composite materials into innovative ‘soft robots’ Asst Prof Chen Po-Yen from NUS Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has won two eminent awards for his innovative research into next-generation functiona...
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14
September
2020
| 23:50 Asia/Singapore
Assoc Prof Wang Wenru from NUS Nursing has received one of the world’s highest honours in the nursing profession by becoming a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. She is the only one from Singapore to receive the honour this year. https://...
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31
August
2020
| 21:31 Asia/Singapore
At NUS Medical Grand Challenge 2020, 21 interdisciplinary teams of NUS students presented their innovative solutions to address a clinical problem or an unmet healthcare need. The solutions were assessed for their impact on healthcare, innovation, b...
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27
August
2020
| 21:00 Asia/Singapore
Prof Chng Wee Joo from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine is the first Asian to receive the Brian G.M. Durie Outstanding Achievement Award by the International Myeloma Foundation https://medicine.nus.edu.sg/prof-chng-wee-joo-becomes-first-asian...
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06
August
2020
| 21:21 Asia/Singapore
Research Associate Professor Jason Lee is shown undergoing physiological testing during exertion in a climatic chamber. Metabolic, cardiovascular, thermoregulatory responses are commonly measured to quantify individuals’ responses to heat stress. Re...
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28
July
2020
| 20:06 Asia/Singapore
The four NUS recipients of the 2020 NRF Fellowship. From left, top row: Assistant Professor Gloryn Chia and Assistant Professor Jun Nishiyama. From left, bottom row: Assistant Professor Yvonne Gao and Assistant Professor Pieremanuele Canepa The Sing...
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08
July
2020
| 18:00 Asia/Singapore
Asst Prof Lin is interested in the cultural politics of air transport Assistant Professor Lin Weiqiang from NUS Geography is a human geographer whose work looks into mobilities, infrastructures and logistics. Last year, he received the inaugural Soc...
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10
June
2020
| 19:09 Asia/Singapore
Prof Ho has harnessed the power of artificial intelligence to develop drug combination therapies Professor Dean Ho, Head of NUS Biomedical Engineering, who is also Director of the N.1 Institute for Health (N.1) and the Institute for Digital Medicine...
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29
May
2020
| 14:35 Asia/Singapore
Assistant Professor Andy Tay is developing new technologies and materials to engineer immune cells, tissues and systems, with hopes to prevent and treat cancer Assistant Professor Andy Tay from NUS Biomedical Engineering has been selected by the Wor...
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17
April
2020
| 16:18 Asia/Singapore
Assistant Professor Yvonne Gao from NUS Physics shares how she taps on the bizarre physics of extremely tiny particles to develop quantum computing technologies that can tackle the world’s most complex problems https://www.asianscientist.com/2020/04...
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08
April
2020
| 17:52 Asia/Singapore
Professor Yang Hyunsoo (left) and Associate Professor Shaffique Adam (right), winners of this year’s NRF Investigatorship The National Research Foundation (NRF) Investigatorship is a distinguished research grant that supports a small number of scien...
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02
April
2020
| 22:31 Asia/Singapore
Dr Reuben Ng from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy was a winner of the 2019 Social Science and Humanities Research (SSHR) Fellowship Dr Reuben Ng from the NUS Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Lloyd’s Register Foundation Institute for...
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27
March
2020
| 19:00 Asia/Singapore
Dr Toh Tai Chong wants to teach his students about the complexity of environmental issues “Every time you go into the sea, you see and learn something new. It’s a time when you just focus on what’s around you – there are no distractions. It’s really...
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16
March
2020
| 20:26 Asia/Singapore
Dr Neo Mei Lin, research fellow at the NUS Tropical Marine Science Institute, and co-founder of Celebrating Singapore Shores talks about the importance of biodiversity https://thepeakmagazine.com.sg/interviews/dr-neo-mei-lin-biodiversity/...
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05
March
2020
| 17:23 Asia/Singapore
Associate Professor Marcelo Ang Jr from the Advanced Robotics Centre at NUS is pioneering research which promises to take driverless cars and personal robotic assistants outside the realm of imagination and into the mainstream https://www.asianscien...
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13
February
2020
| 18:40 Asia/Singapore
President’s Assistant Professor Loh Huanqian, from NUS Physics and the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT), was named among '15 Rising Talents' worldwide by the UNESCO and L’Oreal Foundation’s For Women in Science programme https://www.quantumlah....
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06
January
2020
| 21:15 Asia/Singapore
Prof Sir Anthony is an international leader in materials chemistry research and also works extensively with young scientists NUS Distinguished Visiting Professor Anthony Cheetham has been knighted by Queen Elizabeth II of the UK, after being named i...
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2019
27
December
2019
| 16:00 Asia/Singapore
Prof Shen will be a permanent member of TWAS from 1 January 2020 NUS Science Deanand Tan Chin Tuan Centennial Professor Shen Zuowei has been elected as a fellow of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), a global science academy for the advancement of...
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03
December
2019
| 17:00 Asia/Singapore
The team automated the mapping and conversion of real-world Building Information Modelling models into CityGML models such as these Led by Professor Rudi Stouffs, a team from NUS Architecture has been awarded the “buildingSMART International Special...
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19
November
2019
| 23:53 Asia/Singapore
The Highly Cited Researchers list identifies scientists and social scientists who have published multiple papers that are ranked in the top 1 per cent by citations for their field and year of publication Researchers from NUS are among the world’s mo...
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12
November
2019
| 16:41 Asia/Singapore
NUS has aggregated some of the world's top materials researchers to pioneer innovative solutions to pressing global problems Human civilisation has always been shaped by breakthroughs in materials science. In the past, our greatest material triumphs...
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05
November
2019
| 16:43 Asia/Singapore
Prof Teo's research creates powerful management solutions to enhance the way we live, work and play Professor Teo Chung Piaw from NUS Business School has been recognised by The Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) as a...
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