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2022
27
September
2022
| 12:54 Asia/Singapore
As the brain trust of societies, universities like NUS play an important part in supporting Singapore’s innovation drive – and it can do so by contributing its efforts in the three key pillars of connectivity, technology, and policy, said Minister fo...
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26
September
2022
| 11:00 Asia/Singapore
Scientist from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have found a novel way of growing cell-based meat by zapping animal cells with a magnet. This new technique simplifies the production process of cell-based meat by reducing reliance on animal ...
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08
September
2022
| 15:57 Asia/Singapore
They stood amidst the shrubs near the edge of Kranji Coastal Nature Park, toiling over the soil, swinging their garden hoes into the earth. The NUS students, staff, alumni and members of the public were planting 60 trees to establish a coastal forest...
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01
September
2022
| 14:38 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. Singapor...
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19
August
2022
| 13:35 Asia/Singapore
Singapore’s biodiversity has a rich history that dates back as far as the 18th century. Many explorers and naturalists have passed through Singapore during that time, collecting samples of plants and animals and bringing them back to their country to...
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11
August
2022
| 15:47 Asia/Singapore
NUS University Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, along with Mr Gopinath Pillai, Senior Advisor to the NUS Institute of South Asian Studies, and Mr Lee Tzu Yang, a member of the S R Nathan Fellowship Committee at the NUS Institute of Policy Studies, were con...
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06
August
2022
| 15:06 Asia/Singapore
Awash with vibrant and dazzling colours, University Town Green at NUS was buzzing with festive energy as cheering students and performers in multi-coloured outfits took to the green grass fields once again. The display of festivities was the first ti...
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04
August
2022
| 11:43 Asia/Singapore
Moot competitions provide a platform for law students to put into practice what they learn in the classroom and hone their advocacy skills in trying to solve real challenges. International moot competitions, in particular, form an integral part of de...
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14
July
2022
| 10:05 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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13
July
2022
| 10:02 Asia/Singapore
Art can help shape and renew culture. It offers a space for creativity and expression, surfaces issues that are difficult to talk about, and can effect change in society. Three graduates share their thoughts on their leadership in the performing arts...
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06
July
2022
| 18:52 Asia/Singapore
A long-awaited season of celebration is officially under way, with the inaugural ceremony of Commencement 2022 marking the milestone achievements of some 200 Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) graduates, and seeing the conferment of two Honor...
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05
July
2022
| 19:17 Asia/Singapore
NUS President Professor Tan Eng Chye was conferred the title of Knight of the French Order of the Legion of Honour (Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur) on 5 July 2022, in recognition of his distinguished contributions in education and research.Founded ...
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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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