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2022
17
June
2022
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
 In this series, NUS News explores how NUS is accelerating sustainability research and education in response to climate change challenges, and harnessing the knowledge and creativity of our people to pave the way to a greener future for all....
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16
June
2022
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
Growing up, Associate Professor Darren Yeo spent a lot of time roaming around the Changi area where his family lived, catching guppies and tilapias in the longkangs (drains).“I was lucky enough to be able to explore ditches, drains and streams crissc...
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14
June
2022
| 14:00 Asia/Singapore
There is a consistent gap between intent and action when it comes to decarbonisation, which behoves organisations to think deeply about the challenges and opportunities in the area of net zero transformation.As part of Ecosperity Week 2022, a panel c...
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06
June
2022
| 17:26 Asia/Singapore
After two harrowing years that saw millions of deaths and unprecedented lockdowns, the world is slowly recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. But the next global healthcare crisis could be around the corner.This was the warning issued by Malaysia’s H...
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27
May
2022
| 14:02 Asia/Singapore
If you ever plan to give Professor Aaron Thean a treat, skip the steaks or pasta.      The 51-year-old recounted with a chortle his colleagues’ reactions whenever they ask him out for a meal at a Western restaurant. “I’ll say: ‘Why don’t we eat at th...
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26
May
2022
| 17:01 Asia/Singapore
With the flame of the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games put out to mark the end of the biennial sporting event in Vietnam this week, we celebrate the grit and determination displayed by over 20 NUS students and alumni who gave it their best shot and b...
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25
May
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
  In this series, NUS News profiles the University’s Presidential Young Professors who are at the forefront of their research fields, turning creative ideas into important innovations that make the world better. We all like to believe that we make go...
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19
May
2022
| 15:27 Asia/Singapore
Singapore’s first honours college, NUS College (NUSC), recently held its inaugural Experience NUSC Day for students who have been offered a place for the coming academic year. The sessions, spread across 7, 13 and 21 May, were designed to simulate th...
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29
April
2022
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
Stroke survivor Mr Ng, who is 72 years old, suffers from hemiplegia – a form of paralysis on one side of his body that affects the dexterity of his left hand, making it hard for him to perform daily activities such as opening food jars. To work aroun...
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22
April
2022
| 14:46 Asia/Singapore
For Dr Nala Lee, the topic of language endangerment is one that is close to the heart. The NUS alumna and Assistant Professor of Linguistics is Peranakan Chinese by birth and her heritage language is Baba Malay, which has been critically endangered s...
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14
April
2022
| 10:39 Asia/Singapore
In recognition of his years of illustrious service to the University and the nation, NUS President Professor Tan Eng Chye was conferred the prestigious National University of Singapore Society (NUSS) Honorary Membership on 11 Apr. Prof Tan takes his ...
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07
April
2022
| 16:18 Asia/Singapore
Ice and snow stretched on as far as Ms Wong Su-Yen’s eyes could see. A vast, brooding silence loomed, broken only by the sounds of her boots pounding on ice and the laboured breathing of fellow participants in the Polar Circle Marathon held in Greenl...
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28
March
2022
| 10:25 Asia/Singapore
Student residents have just put in over two months of tender loving care – and already this vertical garden at Pioneer House (PH) has yielded its maiden crops of bok choy. Not limited to this vegetable, the garden is also suitable for growing romaine...
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17
March
2022
| 23:31 Asia/Singapore
Even in the middle of a pandemic, or perhaps because of it, it is important to celebrate the contributions of the NUS community – this was the refrain at the University Awards 2021 ceremony held on 17 March. Eight outstanding educators, researchers a...
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11
March
2022
| 13:00 Asia/Singapore
 | By Associate Professor Ho Han Kiat | At the peak of the pandemic in 2020, NUS joined hands with the Multi-Ministry Taskforce to tackle an unprecedented challenge for Singapore: how do we create sufficient recovery facilities for the tens of thousa...
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08
March
2022
| 08:09 Asia/Singapore
Three women, three different passions. As NUS celebrates International Women’s Day and reaffirms its commitment to empowering women today, this dynamic trio shares what drives them to chase their dreams. Her love for bugs saves the earthAssistant Pro...
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22
February
2022
| 18:04 Asia/Singapore
Visitors to the newly-refurbished NUS Central Library would have chanced upon a brand new art exhibition, brightly installed at the entrance foyer. Launched virtually on 22 Feb, the visual display comprised 60 smaller art pieces, depicting people and...
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19
January
2022
| 10:07 Asia/Singapore
“If the first half of my career was about building myself up, then the second half should be about giving of myself back to others.” This is the mental model with which Associate Professor Ho Han Kiat, the Dean of Students at the Office of Student Af...
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06
January
2022
| 09:40 Asia/Singapore
Computers know everything and artificial intelligence is acquiring the skills to apply that knowledge. What is there left to teach?| By Professor Simon Chesterman |Once upon a time, education meant the transmission of knowledge.Teachers and professor...
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2021
30
December
2021
| 11:29 Asia/Singapore
President Halimah Yacob ’78 has served in NTUC for more than three decades before joining politics. In her career, she has introduced programmes promoting social cohesion, strengthening interfaith unity, programmes for senior and disabled care, and s...
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28
December
2021
| 15:16 Asia/Singapore
Two and a half years after the official inauguration of NUS’ Design-Your-Own-Module (DYOM) initiative for undergraduates, the initiative has gained traction and was honoured at the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards Asia 2021, widely kno...
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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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09
December
2021
| 08:00 Asia/Singapore
The memory of a heart-rending incident has remained vivid to Assistant Professor Benny Tan, though it happened more than 10 years ago, when he was an undergraduate at the NUS Faculty of Law (NUS Law) serving his internship.Recalling the scene, he sai...
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06
December
2021
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
Students from NUS Food Science and Technology (FST), have worked with two companies from Hakodate City in Hokkaido, Japan, to develop two unique food products from Japanese produce while catering to Singaporean taste buds.The products, Shiokamala and...
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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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12
November
2021
| 10:58 Asia/Singapore
The Student Life Awards event is back after a year -- with 21 outstanding student organisations and individuals honoured at a special edition on 6 Nov. Streamed live from the Shaw Foundation Alumni House, the Awards honoured them for their achievemen...
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01
November
2021
| 12:39 Asia/Singapore
Two students from the NUS Division of Industrial Design (DID) have clinched the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2021 at the prestigious international competition.Ho Yi Jing and David Ng, third-year students at the NUS School of Design and Environment, ...
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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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October
2021
| 17:11 Asia/Singapore
Under the steady hands of the NUS Sailing Varsity Team, a keelboat slid quietly out of its berth one cool, crisp September morning. It would be circumnavigating Singapore, relying solely on wind power – a rare attempt in the history of sailing in Sin...
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05
May
2021
| 15:30 Asia/Singapore
The Department of English Language and Literature at the NUS Faculty Arts and Social Sciences will be awarding the Edwin Thumboo Prize 2021 to four pre-university students for their exceptional performance in the study of literature.Named after one o...
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