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2024
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February
2024
| 14:30 Asia/Singapore
A team of NUS Law undergraduates comprising Li Minghan, Han Ying Jie and Kelly Cheung beat 25 other teams to emerge as champions in the Southeast Asian regional rounds of the 28th Stetson Annual International Environmental Moot Court Competition that...
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February
2024
| 10:30 Asia/Singapore
Navigating the ever-evolving landscape of professional opportunities can be both exhilarating and daunting. Yet, recent NUS graduates, most of them from the Class of 2023, have secured exciting careers, armed with a diverse skill set honed through a ...
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22
February
2024
| 13:00 Asia/Singapore
Traversing a towering mountain in China’s southwestern Yunnan province, witnessing the spirit of collaboration behind its local healthcare services and exploring the intricacies of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) – these were just some of the expe...
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22
February
2024
| 09:57 Asia/Singapore
NUS researchers led by Professor Liu Xiaogang from the NUS Department of Chemistry, in collaboration with Dr Gianluigi Zito from the National Research Council of Italy, have discovered an unusual optical phenomenon called “supercritical coupling” tha...
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21
February
2024
| 18:19 Asia/Singapore
When Mr Chua Hung Meng (Business ’81) met his late wife Ms Yeo Miu Ean (Business ’85), it was love at first sight. They bonded over their similar backgrounds – both of them came from humble families and lived frugally to pay for their university educ...
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February
2024
| 10:13 Asia/Singapore
There was much buzz and excitement at NUS University Town as thousands of NUS undergraduate and postgraduate students attended the first day of NUS Career Fest 2024. This year’s event is held over three days, from 20 to 22 February 2024, giving stude...
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February
2024
| 11:36 Asia/Singapore
What do billionaire businessman Warren Buffet, Snoopy from the comic strip Peanuts and Ms Jazlene Ong, Data Scientist from the NUS Office of Data and Intelligence (ODI), all have in common? A passion for a good game of bridge!Ms Ong picked up the min...
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13
February
2024
| 14:00 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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12
February
2024
| 09:30 Asia/Singapore
Charles Darwin – arguably the most influential man of science in history, accumulated a vast personal library throughout his working life. Until now, 85 per cent of its contents were unknown or unpublished. This year, coinciding with Darwin’s 215th b...
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09
February
2024
| 10:43 Asia/Singapore
How different is pro-bono work in Thailand compared to Singapore and how do laws in both countries impact such work? These were the questions that NUS Law undergraduates from the NUS Pro Bono Group (PBG) sought to answer on a five-day trip to Bangkok...
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08
February
2024
| 14:15 Asia/Singapore
Statisticians at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have introduced a new technique that marks a significant step forward in capturing and analysing complex data patterns more effectively and accurately. This could pave the way for advancemen...
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08
February
2024
| 10:30 Asia/Singapore
To attend Dr Kuan Yee Han’s class, students have to suit up – like Iron Man. But instead of becoming a superhero with special powers, the effect is quite the opposite.Consisting of earmuffs, a hydration backpack, weights, gloves and goggles, the body...
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February
2024
| 16:22 Asia/Singapore
The first NUS Enterprise Winter Programme in Entrepreneurship – Startup Ecosystem Exposure, held from 7 to 14 January 2024 in Bangkok, garnered a cohort of 100 participants comprising 37 students from NUS and 63 students from 13 Thai universities for...
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05
February
2024
| 16:06 Asia/Singapore
A 14-day voyage through Indonesia’s Riau Islands Province to the island of Bangka in December took a group of NUS students on an adventure to get a glimpse of life in remote communities, learn about the region’s economic industries, and explore envir...
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05
February
2024
| 09:24 Asia/Singapore
Shopping for groceries is a common activity for many of us, but for visually impaired people, identifying grocery items can be daunting. A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore’s School of Computing (NUS Computing) introduced ...
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02
February
2024
| 15:32 Asia/Singapore
“Where no man has gone before”, a popular phrase coined in Star Trek, a science fiction television series, embodies the seminal work of scientists on the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) mission that will allow us to understand the Universe ...
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02
February
2024
| 09:30 Asia/Singapore
One could say that it was an early string of fortuitous events that led NUS Law Provost’s Chair Professor Mindy Chen-Wishart to become a trailblazer in international law academia.The former law don at the University of Oxford initially studied scienc...
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29
January
2024
| 10:10 Asia/Singapore
Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) employed novel statistical methods to reveal the extent of biodiversity loss in Singapore over the past two centuries. The study paints the most accurate picture to date of the ecological imp...
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26
January
2024
| 10:30 Asia/Singapore
The world marked an important milestone in 2023 – the end of COVID-19 as a global health emergency. The World Health Organization’s (WHO) announcement in May came more than three years after the coronavirus crisis, although it cautioned that the viru...
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25
January
2024
| 14:30 Asia/Singapore
Students at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (YST) and musicians in the Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) will get access to more development and collaboration opportunities under a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by the two ...
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25
January
2024
| 09:15 Asia/Singapore
The Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has recently secured S$49 million in funding from the National Research Foundation (NRF) to promote research aimed at advancing the field of mechanobiology and turning s...
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23
January
2024
| 09:27 Asia/Singapore
NUS scientists have revealed the structure and function of a pupal cuticle protein found in the exoskeleton – a hard covering that supports and protects the bodies of some types of invertebrate animals, especially arthropods – of Aedes aegypti mosqui...
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19
January
2024
| 15:00 Asia/Singapore
About 200 distinguished experts across different fields of international law gathered in Singapore for the “International Law Year in Review” Conference 2024 on 15 January 2024 to discuss global movements and developments impacting international law ...
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19
January
2024
| 10:30 Asia/Singapore
The 14th Bizad Charity Run on 13 Jan 2024 raised over S$550,000 for charity – one of the largest amounts ever raised in a single edition of the NUS Business School’s annual flagship event.Students, faculty and alumni ran side-by-side to support stude...
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18
January
2024
| 09:44 Asia/Singapore
Researchers from Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) have discovered a new vaccine candidate that can be delivered through the nose (nasal) in the form of a spray that promises better and longer-lasting immunity against COVID-19 compared to the conven...
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15
January
2024
| 10:25 Asia/Singapore
Rolling waves, swift currents and vast depths – it may seem terrifying to some; but Ms Ng Su Fen, Residential Counsellor at NUS, relishes the dive – whether into the deep-blue sea, or the swirling emotions of the students she works with.Su Fen lights...
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09
January
2024
| 16:50 Asia/Singapore
In this series, NUS News profiles the personalities shaping vibrant residential life and culture on campus, and how they craft a holistic residential experience that brings out the best in student residents. Nestled along Prince George’s Park, Helix ...
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04
January
2024
| 18:33 Asia/Singapore
NUS welcomed its 11th Chancellor, Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, President of the Republic of Singapore, on 4 January 2024 with a lunch reception held in his honour.President Tharman was elected as Singapore's ninth President on 14 September 2023. He ser...
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2023
28
December
2023
| 14:00 Asia/Singapore
Any attempt to understand Chinese philosophy – an intellectual tradition that spans four thousand years – can be a daunting task for the average person. More so for those who jiak kantang – a colloquial term for Singaporeans who grew up with predomin...
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28
December
2023
| 11:18 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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