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

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2022
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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08
August
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
In the face of challenges posed by climate change, population increase and potential food-chain disruptions caused by pandemics and natural calamities, ensuring an adequate supply food for the coming decades requires a significant change in crop grow...
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06
August
2022
| 14:51 Asia/Singapore
Students from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have raised close to $230,000 through the Receiving and Giving (Rag) and Flag 2022 organised by the NUS Students’ Union (NUSSU). The donations – raised through the generous contributions from o...
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04
August
2022
| 16:22 Asia/Singapore
Singapore-listed companies and trusts have fared better in corporate governance, sustainability disclosures and practices compared to last year. This year’s Singapore Governance and Transparency Index (SGTI) saw improvement in the entities’ scores in...
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29
July
2022
| 22:14 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) celebrated the accomplishments of eight outstanding members of the NUS community who have scaled new peaks of excellence and set new benchmarks in education, research and service. The annual NUS University A...
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28
July
2022
| 09:27 Asia/Singapore
An international team comprising researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and LMU Munich (LMU) have, for the first time, successfully demonstrated a new form of quantum key distribution (QKD) that is secure even if the users are no...
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27
July
2022
| 10:37 Asia/Singapore
Singapore’s first ocean basin facility officially opened on 26 July 2022 at the Technology Centre for Offshore and Marine, Singapore (TCOMS). The ocean basin allows for simulations of real-world operating environments in deep, intermediate, and shall...
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20
July
2022
| 23:09 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) today conferred the Honorary Doctor of Laws on His Majesty Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, Sultan and Sovereign Ruler of the State and Territories of Johor Darul Ta’zim, in recognition of his i...
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19
July
2022
| 19:25 Asia/Singapore
Doubling down on in its commitment to bolster a culture of lifelong learning in Singapore, the National University of Singapore (NUS) has announced new initiatives to make it easier and more affordable to pursue postgraduate studies at the University...
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18
July
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Department of Pharmacy have developed an improved pharmaceutical drug for the treatment of the most common heart rhythm disturbance – atrial fibrillation (AF). The 8-member research team took...
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15
July
2022
| 15:49 Asia/Singapore
"Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are growing in importance for businesses and society. NUS Business School is pleased to work with IESGA to bring much-needed ESG insights and discussions to a higher level and contribute in terms of...
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06
July
2022
| 15:58 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) today conferred its highest honour on two outstanding scholars and alumni: Professor Tommy Koh and Professor Wang Gungwu. They received honorary degrees from Mr Po’ad Mattar, NUS Pro-Chancellor, at the Main ...
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04
July
2022
| 09:01 Asia/Singapore
Burning of fossil fuels is one of the most common methods of generating energy. However, it has a detrimental impact on the environment. The use of hydrogen has been identified as an alternative energy generating source due to its proven efficiency a...
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29
June
2022
| 14:00 Asia/Singapore
The development of an embryo is a well-orchestrated string of processes, ensuring correct formation and positioning of vital organs of the growing organism. At the molecular level, these processes are controlled in a precise manner by switching on or...
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29
June
2022
| 10:15 Asia/Singapore
The Himalayas and neighbouring mountain ranges (or High Mountain Asia), the planet’s most extensive icy systems outside the polar regions, have the world’s largest undeveloped hydropower potential and are seeing numerous dams and reservoirs under con...
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17
June
2022
| 17:30 Asia/Singapore
The Next Age Institute (NAI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) has embarked on an initiative to develop the Singapore Financial Capability and Asset Building (SG FCAB)-Frontline Training curricul...
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13
June
2022
| 09:44 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from National University of Singapore (NUS), in collaboration with clinicians from the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS) which is part of the National University Health System (NUHS), has reported promising ...
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31
May
2022
| 14:01 Asia/Singapore
Singapore’s Quantum Engineering Programme (QEP) has launched three national platforms to grow the country’s capabilities in quantum computing, quantum-safe communication and the manufacturing of quantum devices.Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Min...
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30
May
2022
| 09:15 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from the College of Design and Engineering, the N.1 Institute for Health and the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore has recently engineered in vitro tumour models to better understand t...
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28
May
2022
| 22:14 Asia/Singapore
The NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) showcased a series of books and short documentaries that focused on Singapore’s lesser-known South Asian communities at a book launch-cum-documentary screening at the Indian Heritage Centre today. Ti...
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