Articles tagged with 'Press Releases' | National University of Singapore

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2022
05
December
2022
| 09:04 Asia/Singapore
Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have discovered a novel low-cost method of testing for cancers. Called the Heatrich-BS assay, this new test sequences clinical samples that have been heated in order to isolate cancer-specifi...
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30
November
2022
| 17:26 Asia/Singapore
On 30 November 2022, the Singapore Food Agency (SFA), National University of Singapore  (NUS), Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory (TLL), and seven industry partners [Barramundi Group (BG),  Blue Aqua International (Blue Aqua), Singapore Aquaculture Tec...
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29
November
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has successfully identified the urinary biomarkers of an emerging subclass of synthetic cannabinoids, called OXIZID, to monitor potential abuse. OXIZIDs were the new synthetic canna...
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28
November
2022
| 16:08 Asia/Singapore
As part of the efforts to facilitate community-led solutions to tackle municipal issues, the Municipal Services Office (MSO) and the Centre for Sustainable Asian Cities under the National University of Singapore (NUS) College of Design and Engineerin...
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25
November
2022
| 11:22 Asia/Singapore
Mental, emotional and social well-being are increasingly prominent topics in public awareness today, thrown into relief by recent trends such as student mental health issues and loneliness among elders. Alongside existing medical interventions, music...
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14
November
2022
| 21:25 Asia/Singapore
The Department of Architecture under the National University of Singapore College of Design and Engineering (NUS CDE) today opened the Architectural Conservation Laboratory (ArClab), a unique living laboratory housed in a conserved building which wil...
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12
November
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore Faculty of Law (NUS Law) announced yesterday the establishment of two new visiting professorships – the Jones Day CALS Visiting Professorship on the Rule of Law in Asia, and the Jones Day Visiting Professorship on...
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11
November
2022
| 14:22 Asia/Singapore
A new S$15 million research project that will support the establishment and monitoring of high-quality nature-based carbon projects across Southeast Asia was launched today at the United Nations 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27), the annual clim...
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11
November
2022
| 11:00 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have jointly appointed Professor Ricardo Caballero as the MAS Term Professor in Economics and Finance from 14 to 25 November 2022. Professor Caballero will be ho...
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02
November
2022
| 15:53 Asia/Singapore
From 1 November 2022, the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (YST) welcomes two new members to its Governing Board: Ms Yvonne Tham, Chief Executive Officer, The Esplanade Company Ltd; and Mr Nicholas Nash, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Asia Partn...
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27
October
2022
| 10:49 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have made a serendipitous scientific discovery that could potentially revolutionise the way water is broken down to release hydrogen gas - an element crucial to many industrial pro...
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22
October
2022
| 19:46 Asia/Singapore
Marine science is vital to the health and vitality of the regional seas around Singapore, which supports the nation’s survival and success. Against this backdrop, the St John’s Island National Marine Laboratory (SJINML) is ramping up to play a key ro...
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18
October
2022
| 11:02 Asia/Singapore
NUS and the National Research Foundation, Singapore (NRF) have launched the National Synchrotron Programme (NSP) today to promote and anchor synchrotron research in the country. As part of the launch, NUS and the Australian Nuclear Science and Techno...
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15
October
2022
| 20:03 Asia/Singapore
Have you ever wondered why some people have lighter eyes than others? Differences in iris colouration have traditionally been explained as a result of sexual selection, but a recent study led by researchers from the Department of Biological Sciences ...
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14
October
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Duke University and the National University of Singapore (NUS) today reaffirmed their commitment to Duke-NUS Medical School — Singapore’s  flagship graduate-entry, research-focused medical school—by renewing their partnership agreement.Marking this i...
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11
October
2022
| 15:39 Asia/Singapore
Individuals who have limited hand function can soon have a simple way of controlling devices such as computers, smartphones, and wheelchairs by wearing a smart mouthguard that translates complex bite patterns accurately and quickly into instructions ...
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07
October
2022
| 10:53 Asia/Singapore
Mindfulness studies have long dominated our understanding of the neurobiology of meditation, with practitioners of mindfulness-related meditation taught to be vigilant of the content of their thoughts so as to experience relaxation and stress reducti...
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06
October
2022
| 14:54 Asia/Singapore
The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) and NUS Science signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on leveraging geospatial data and technologies for carbon estimation research in Singapore. The MOU was signed by Mr Colin Low, Chief Executi...
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05
October
2022
| 16:13 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has launched, for the first time, a new Master’s degree sponsorship scheme for staff to pursue postgraduate studies at NUS as a means of upskilling and upgrading. The new initiative, which underscores the Un...
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29
September
2022
| 16:55 Asia/Singapore
The NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) has received a generous endowment gift of S$300,000 from Lembaga Biasiswa Kenangan Maulud (LBKM) – or Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday Memorial Scholarship Fund Board – to establish the LBKM Social Scienc...
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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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26
September
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
An interactive mapping software that will support the prospecting, development and management of nature-based carbon credit projects worldwide was launched on 22 September at the World Economic Forum - Champions for Nature event in New York during Cl...
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20
September
2022
| 17:00 Asia/Singapore
More than 200 business leaders, law practitioners, academics and policymakers gathered to discuss and share perspectives on data, information and intellectual property protection in the metaverse at a one-day conference held on 20 September 2022, org...
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18
August
2022
| 19:01 Asia/Singapore
OCBC Bank and the National University of Singapore (NUS) announced the start of the nation’s largest dedicated study to understand the most effective nudges to adopt electric vehicles (EV) by Singaporeans. A total of 32,000 OCBC Bank customers will c...
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17
August
2022
| 14:00 Asia/Singapore
Imagine being able to generate electricity by harnessing moisture in the air around you with just everyday items like sea salt and a piece of fabric, or even powering everyday electronics with a non-toxic battery that is as thin as paper. A team of r...
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16
August
2022
| 15:00 Asia/Singapore
When sexual conflict results in reproductive strategies that only benefit one of the sexes, it may result in evolutionary arms races. Male spiders have evolved behavioural mating strategies to improve their chances of mating despite the risk of being...
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16
August
2022
| 09:45 Asia/Singapore
A first-of-its-kind study led by Associate Professor Jia Lile from the Department of Psychology at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences found that extreme debtors have a low capacity to regulate their behavio...
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15
August
2022
| 10:25 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) today announced the appointment of Professor Andrew Simester as its new Dean for the Faculty of Law (NUS Law), and Professor Tan Kian Lee as the new Dean for the School of Computing (NUS Computing). Both lea...
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11
August
2022
| 20:00 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore Faculty of Law (NUS Law), has received a gift of S$1 million from Tahir Foundation which will go towards providing more scholarships for their postgraduate students.The gift agreement was signed today with NUS Law...
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08
August
2022
| 17:37 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has received a generous gift of S$5 million from Mr Frankle Widjaja, his wife Mrs Jehnny Widjaja and their daughter Ms Deborah Widjaja. The gift, which will be made over five years, will support initiatives ...
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