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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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20
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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22
April
2021
| 14:33 Asia/Singapore
NUS female students can look forward to learning to build a career for themselves with greater confidence and passion -- in a six-week course at the University that is run exclusively for women on the threshold of stepping into the working world.Helm...
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20
April
2021
| 17:00 Asia/Singapore
“Twenty years may be a long time in human terms. But it is an infinitesimally tiny moment of time from a mountain’s perspective. Human beings have always been fascinated by the mountains – standing in their silent majestic glory and presenting an ult...
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16
April
2021
| 11:14 Asia/Singapore
Urban farming has picked up in scale and sophistication globally in recent years. Several innovative urban farming approaches have been introduced in Singapore, such as rooftop farming, optimisation of land use, the introduction of more greenery into...
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18
March
2021
| 16:32 Asia/Singapore
It did not happen exactly with a snap of the fingers. It took consistent years of hard work with nurturing and support by NUS Enterprise for PatSnap to be what it is today – a unicorn in business – a company valued at more than US$1 billion. Its R&D ...
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16
March
2021
| 14:47 Asia/Singapore
Jobs have evolved, with technology and rapid digital disruption changing the future of work. An engineer producing electric vehicles must not only have technical knowledge, but also an eye for design and how new technology works.An architect developi...
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08
March
2021
| 07:59 Asia/Singapore
After Professor Tulika Mitra gave birth to her son in the early 2000s, she went on to enjoy some of her most productive years as a computer science professor.“Even though I was taking care of (my son), I was really disciplined because I just wanted t...
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04
March
2021
| 16:07 Asia/Singapore
NUS’ academic programmes are among the top in the world, according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2021. The latest rankings saw 16 NUS programmes placed in the top 10 globally, up from four in 2020.The rankings,...
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19
February
2021
| 09:16 Asia/Singapore
For the NUS Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (YST Conservatory) Class of 2021, holding a final-year concert was nearly a foregone dream because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But on 27 January, the students pulled it off, staging a virtual live concert...
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2020
12
November
2020
| 10:07 Asia/Singapore
Food insecurity was an issue that NUS Business School Year 3 student Katrina Lee witnessed firsthand when she volunteered with community service clubs to distribute food rations to low-income households in Singapore. During such sessions, Katrina not...
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02
November
2020
| 17:47 Asia/Singapore
NUS Southeast Asian Studies Master’s student Poh Yong Han has been named the 2021 Singapore Rhodes Scholar. With this prestigious scholarship she will pursue a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Anthropology at the University of Oxford, matriculating in...
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29
October
2020
| 18:27 Asia/Singapore
 Prof Tan (left) and Mr Csizmadia (right) COVID-19 has led Singapore to step up on its digital transformation strategies and there is no returning to pre-pandemic days, said NUS President Professor Tan Eng Chye.Speaking at an e-conference session on ...
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