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

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2021
19
January
2021
| 03:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Some say future wars will be fought over water, and a billion people around the world are already struggling to find enough water to live. Now, researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) are coming to the rescue. They have created a su...
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16
January
2021
| 10:33 Europe/Amsterdam
The 11th NUS BSA Charity Run – an annual flagship event of the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School – has attracted over 500 participants and raised more than S$525,000 as of 16 January in its first-ever virtual event.Click here to ...
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14
January
2021
| 03:00 Europe/Amsterdam
A team of NUS scientists led by Dr Polly Leilei Chen from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine has discovered a previously unknown mechanism of cancer formation, the understanding of which may lead to more eff...
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12
January
2021
| 10:37 Europe/Amsterdam
The National University of Singapore (NUS) today conferred the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters on Dr Oon Chiew Seng, in recognition of her accomplishments as one of Singapore’s first obstetrics and gynaecology practitioners; and her contribution...
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11
January
2021
| 03:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Good news for those who need a cuppa to start the day. NUS researchers have created new probiotic coffee and tea drinks that are packed with gut-friendly live probiotics.Supervised by Associate Professor Liu Shao Quan from NUS Food Science and Techno...
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08
January
2021
| 02:09 Europe/Amsterdam
The Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The Tianjin Juilliard School, Juilliard’s first campus outside New York, to collaborate in the areas of performance, teaching, and curriculum development for y...
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05
January
2021
| 02:18 Europe/Amsterdam
A team of researchers from NUS has created a novel film that is very effective in evaporating sweat from our skin to keep us cool and comfortable when we exercise, and the moisture harvested from human sweat can be used to power wearable electronic d...
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2020
28
December
2020
| 03:11 Europe/Amsterdam
As the world embraces the Internet of Things (IoT), more and more everyday appliances are being connected to the Internet so that people can monitor those appliances remotely. While this makes our lives more convenient, there is a looming threat of c...
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22
December
2020
| 06:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have invented a new method of anti-counterfeiting called DeepKey. Developed in just eight months, this security innovation uses two dimensional (2D)-material tags and artificial intelligence...
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21
December
2020
| 09:44 Europe/Amsterdam
NUS researchers have invented a portable tent-like shield to prevent the spread of saliva and aerosols generated during dental procedures. These procedures would otherwise put dentists at a high risk of exposure to COVID-19 and other critical infecti...
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15
December
2020
| 07:01 Europe/Amsterdam
A team from NUS Engineering has developed a new range of strain sensors that are 10 times more sensitive when measuring minute movements. These sensors are ultra-thin, battery-free and can transmit data wirelessly, making them attractive for a wide r...
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15
December
2020
| 03:32 Europe/Amsterdam
The Department of Social Work at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has received a gift of $336,000 from Sino Suisse Capital Pte Ltd to establish the Sino Suisse Internship Grant. The gift is eligible for t...
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14
December
2020
| 08:03 Europe/Amsterdam
https://bizbeat.nus.edu.sg/press-release/article/singapore-companies-attained-their-highest-average-score-in-latest-asean-corporate-governance-scorecard/...
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10
December
2020
| 04:29 Europe/Amsterdam
Researchers from NUS have utilised a ground-breaking AI platform to find an optimal combination of available therapies against COVID-19. The research team identified the drug combination from over 530,000 possibilities within two weeks, cutting down ...
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09
December
2020
| 03:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Researchers from NUS have discovered a new strain of bacterium that can remove both nitrogen and phosphorous from sewage wastewater. Their findings offer a simpler, cheaper and greener method of wastewater treatment.Click here to read the full press ...
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08
December
2020
| 08:43 Europe/Amsterdam
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has officially launched the College of Humanities and Sciences (CHS), an enhanced undergraduate experience for students of the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences (FASS) and the Faculty of Science (FOS). The n...
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07
December
2020
| 02:52 Europe/Amsterdam
A research team led by Assistant Professor Jun Han from the Department of Computer Science at NUS Computing has demonstrated that the Lidar sensor atop a robot vacuum cleaner can be repurposed as a tool to spy on private conversations at home or in t...
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04
December
2020
| 14:37 Europe/Amsterdam
NUS has honoured seven exceptional educators, researchers and professionals at the NUS University Awards 2020. The annual event recognises individuals for their outstanding contributions in the areas of education, research and service to the Universi...
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03
December
2020
| 04:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Engineers from NUS have devised a method to convert natural gas into a non-explosive solid form known as gas hydrates, which can be easily stored and transported. Using a novel, low-toxicity additive mixture, the conversion can be completed in just 1...
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30
November
2020
| 02:25 Europe/Amsterdam
A research team led by Associate Professor Alfredo Franco-Obregón from the NUS Institute for Health Innovation and Technology has shown how a molecule found in muscles responds to weak magnetic fields. This responsiveness could be used to stimulate m...
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23
November
2020
| 02:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Two original pages from the handwritten draft of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, along with rare letters, and never-before-seen reading notes have been added to Darwin Online. This scholarly portal dedicated to naturalist Charles Darwin was founde...
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20
November
2020
| 07:35 Europe/Amsterdam
The NUS School of Design and Environment 4 (SDE4) is the first building in Southeast Asia to be awarded the stringent Zero Energy Certification by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), one of the world’s most prestigious sustainability or...
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16
November
2020
| 03:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at NUS found that little-known genes called “onco-requisite factors” can enlist other genes to assist them in helping cancer cells proliferate. The gene produces an enzyme called aldehyde deh...
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10
November
2020
| 07:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Asst Prof Reza Shokri and his team from NUS Computing have developed a full-fledged open-source tool known as “Machine Learning Privacy Meter” that can help companies determine if their Artificial Intelligence (AI) services are vulnerable to inferenc...
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04
November
2020
| 02:51 Europe/Amsterdam
NUS researchers have developed an automated system that collates and displays users’ blood oxygen data on an easy-to-read dashboard. It is suitable for places such as dormitories and community care facilities to provide frontline staff with regular u...
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02
November
2020
| 06:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Known as Tactile Resistive Annularly Cracked E-Skin (TRACE), this novel sensor material developed by NUS researchers is five times better than conventional soft materials, and could be used in wearable health technology devices, or in robotics to per...
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29
October
2020
| 10:07 Europe/Amsterdam
https://news.nus.edu.sg/research/new-process-turns-waste-nutritional-supplements...
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28
October
2020
| 10:36 Europe/Amsterdam
https://bizbeat.nus.edu.sg/press-release/article/nus-business-school-launches-new-master-of-science-in-accounting-programme/...
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22
October
2020
| 11:31 Europe/Amsterdam
https://news.nus.edu.sg/research/new-global-alliance-unified-programming-standards-smart-ports...
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20
October
2020
| 14:20 Europe/Amsterdam
https://news.nus.edu.sg/research/air-pollution-drives-food-delivery-consumption-and-plastic-waste...
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