Articles tagged with 'Insights' | National University of Singapore

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2020
24
November
2020
| 07:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Professor Ho Puay Peng, Head of the Department of Architecture at NUS Design and Environment, discussed the framework in which the conservation status plans for Golden Mile Complex was made and how the community can embrace the framework objectively....
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08
October
2020
| 11:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Digitalisation can add value and keep luxury brands ready to pivot to changes in the business landscape The clock is ticking. Luxury brands, many of which have decades and centuries of heritage, are running to catch the digitalisation wagon. B...
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30
September
2020
| 14:53 Europe/Amsterdam
The public health experts examined the strategies of nine countries and regions for easing COVID-19 restrictions to identify key learnings which have implications for lockdown exit strategies worldwide NUS public health experts are urging government...
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23
September
2020
| 09:32 Europe/Amsterdam
Could the gas clouds of Venus contain otherworldly life? Dr Ng and Dr Yang from NUS Physics weigh in on the debate A study published in Nature Astronomy on 14 September has claimed that there could be signs of life in the toxic atmosphere of Venus. ...
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28
August
2020
| 09:26 Europe/Amsterdam
There is an emerging market for communication, computing and sensing technologies based on the quantum properties of particles and other small systems. The device pictured is a compact quantum light source developed in CQT. (Photo: Aki Honda / CQT, ...
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24
August
2020
| 15:25 Europe/Amsterdam
During the COVID-19 pandemic, some firms have stepped up their CSR efforts, building social capital at various levels. Within a firm, taking care of employees’ welfare is a direct way to build firm-level social capital, writes Dr Zhang Weina from NU...
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18
August
2020
| 10:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Professor Atreyi Kankanhalli and Ms Lai Yi from NUS Computing highlight how SMEs, during the COVID-19 pandemic, can employ digitalisation and technology to stay ahead. https://news.nus.edu.sg/sites/default/files/resources/news/2020/2020-08/2020-08-18...
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14
August
2020
| 12:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Many different vaccines and drugs are being developed and tested at a record-busting pace, thanks to an unprecedented level of worldwide collaboration. Dr Khor Ing Wei from NUS Medicine outlines the latest developments.  https://medicine.nus.edu.sg/n...
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24
July
2020
| 12:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Adjunct Asst Prof Emir Hrnjic from NUS Business School and Dr Paul Condylis from Tokopedia Singapore caution that automatic retraining of machine learning algorithms on new data and thwarting fraud attacks would be paramount https://www.businesstimes...
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21
July
2020
| 16:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Associate Professor Praveen Linga from NUS Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering highlights the importance of mitigating carbon dioxide emissions as Singapore begins its post-pandemic recovery, and discusses the future potential of carbon capture te...
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13
July
2020
| 11:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Professor Artur Ekert and Associate Professor Alexander Ling from the NUS Centre for Quantum Technologies explain how nanosatellites, such as their recently launched SpooQy-1, could become part of a global network supporting quantum communication be...
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01
July
2020
| 14:52 Europe/Amsterdam
NUS Centre for International Law’s N Jansen Calamita discusses the impact of investment treaty disputes and highlights the importance for ASEAN to be engaged in ongoing discussions at the United Nations on the possible reform of the system of investm...
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26
June
2020
| 17:10 Europe/Amsterdam
The COVID-19 Social Data Bank initiative by the NUS Social Service Research Centre seeks to aid social services in identifying gaps and emerging trends during the pandemic. | By Dr Ong Qiyan | Public health experts and government officials ...
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18
June
2020
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Feeling grateful reduces one’s egoistic, selfish needs and engenders a more community- or other- focused outlook in life. | By Assistant Professor Jia Lile | The outbreak of COVID-19 has brought upon tremendous stress on millions of people ...
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14
June
2020
| 10:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Recently, two prestigious medical journals each retracted an article about treatment of patients with COVID-19. Associate Professor Mikael Hartman from NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, and Professor Lee Chuen Neng from NUS Department of Sur...
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13
June
2020
| 15:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Professor Eric Chan from NUS Pharmacy discusses the strengths and challenges of repurposing drugs for the treatment of COVID-19 https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/repurposing-drugs-for-treatment-of-covid-19...
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08
June
2020
| 09:49 Europe/Amsterdam
Dr Neo Mei Lin and Dr Jani Tanzil from the NUS Tropical Marine Science Institute discuss how the COVID-19 outbreak has impacted coral reef conservation efforts, and explain the importance of embracing technology to monitor our marine environment and...
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03
June
2020
| 09:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Professor Yu Hao (left) and research team member Dr Norman Teo Zhi Wei (right) holding the CRISPR-Cas9 modified bok choy. The COVID-19 outbreak, as well as the resulting lockdowns to stop the coronavirus spread, has wrought disruptions to global foo...
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02
June
2020
| 12:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Dr Tan Hsien-Li from the NUS Centre for International Law and NUS Law examines how previous crises – the Asian Financial Crisis, dot com bust, SARS and the global financial downturn of 2008 – have prepared ASEAN and galvanised its members into close...
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01
June
2020
| 15:25 Europe/Amsterdam
COVID-19 is leading to a substantial loss in income for many households, and there will be a negative ripple effect on property prices| By Associate Professor Wenlan Qian, Assistant Professor Ben Charoenwong, Senior Lecturer Weina Zhang, Associate Pr...
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21
May
2020
| 17:01 Europe/Amsterdam
COVID-19 and home-based learning can exacerbate socio-economic inequalities, leading to wider learning gaps. NUS Centre for Family and Population Research Founding Director Professor Jean Yeung suggested concerted interventions are needed to mitigate...
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19
May
2020
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Visualisation of the annual solar energy reaching the different building surfaces in downtown Singapore (CBD, Chinatown, Boat Quay, Marine Bay areas). Red colour means highest insolation values, hence very suitable for solar PV deployment. The metho...
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18
May
2020
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Since Singapore saw its first case of COVID-19 on 24 January 2020, the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (SSHSPH) has collated the emerging evidence base and produced the SSHSPH COVID-19 Science Report for researchers, policymakers and regional c...
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11
May
2020
| 12:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Amid empty airports and shuttered stores, Asian governments have unveiled monetary and fiscal packages to try to save their economies| By Professor Bert Hofman, Professor Sumit Agarwal, Professor Bernard Yeung, Professor Sun Bae Kim, and Professor Jo...
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28
April
2020
| 15:47 Europe/Amsterdam
With the COVID-19 outbreak dragging the world into a massive recession, NUS Business professors provide an overview of the prospects for an economic recovery | By Professor Qiang Fu, Professor Sun Bae Kim, Associate Professor Johan Sulaeman, Professo...
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28
April
2020
| 03:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Social media posts can offer insights to residents’ well-being and this can help governments plan for better support systems. | By Assistant Professor Kokil Jaidka | In the COVID-19 era that we are living in today, social media posts can he...
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23
April
2020
| 17:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Professor Danny Quah, Dean of the NUS Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, asks whether the pandemic could spur a focus on the really big trade-offs in economic life https://news.nus.edu.sg/sites/default/files/resources/news/2020/2020-04/2020-04-23/...
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21
April
2020
| 09:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Assoc Prof Lan Luh Luh from NUS Business School and NUS Law shared her insights on ASEAN’s corporate governance scene https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/asean-business/forerunners-stars-and-budding-newcomers-in-aseans-corporate-governance-scene...
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20
April
2020
| 10:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Professor Lim Chwee Teck, Director of the Institute for Health Innovation & Technology (iHealthtech), explains how wearable technology, big data, and artificial intelligence will shape the future of health diagnostics https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com...
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16
April
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Prof Tambyah (top right) and Prof Fisher (bottom right) shared their expertise and insights on the past, present, and future situation of COVID-19 in Singapore as well as the outlook for the rest of the world.The ‘COVID-19: Updates from Singapore' we...
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