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2023
03
February
2023
| 10:33 Asia/Singapore
In this series, NUS News highlights the University’s innovative teaching strategies, spotlighting the educators breathing life into the lessons in unique and innovative ways.  Vibrant red and blue roofs dot the water’s surface, while wooden boats ski...
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02
February
2023
| 22:33 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has unveiled new initiatives to further advance the sustainability goals of the University and the nation, in the form of its first building cluster targeting net-zero - comprising two newly completed adapti...
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01
February
2023
| 17:12 Asia/Singapore
The secret to studying less and scoring higher – this has been the holy grail that students seek in their academic journeys.It is also what informs the research of Assistant Professor Steven Pan, Director of the Learning Sciences Laboratory at the NU...
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30
January
2023
| 10:51 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore, led by Associate Professor Takaomi Sanda and Dr Lim Fang Qi, has breathed new life into an existing drug — combatting a type...
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27
January
2023
| 14:00 Asia/Singapore
Singapore, 27 January 2023 — Students from universities and polytechnics in Singapore can test their business analytics skills in an upcoming competition which will reward winning teams with hefty cash prizes. The Huawei-NUS Innovation Challenge is j...
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27
January
2023
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
| By Associate Professor Benjamin Tee|The engines of innovation in vaccine manufacturing, healthcare diagnostics and pharmaceuticals have propelled economies out of the COVID-19 healthcare crisis.Nearly simultaneously, digital technologies swiftly fi...
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25
January
2023
| 09:43 Asia/Singapore
For the second year running, students from the NUS Department of Food Science and Technology (FST) have created novel food products in collaboration with food businesses from Hakodate, a city in southern Hokkaido, Japan. Two standout innovations, fla...
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19
January
2023
| 14:15 Asia/Singapore
Underwater imaging sonars are an essential technology for ocean exploration. Biomimetic sonars that are inspired from marine mammals such as dolphins are an emerging development in this field. A team of scientists from the National University of Sing...
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19
January
2023
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
One of Singapore’s foremost architects and urban theorists, Mr William Lim Siew Wai, passed away on 6 January at the age of 90.Among the iconic modernist buildings he left behind are the People’s Park Complex and the Golden Mile Complex. The latter w...
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17
January
2023
| 21:00 Asia/Singapore
What if you could feel raindrops or a beating heart, or train in competitive archery, all from the comfort of your home? That game-changing immersiveness could bring a new dimension to virtual environments, allowing users to experience the world of i...
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13
January
2023
| 17:08 Asia/Singapore
| By Associate Professor Jeremy Lim, Dr Bryan Chow and Dr Anne Goei |Last year, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in a speech on global geopolitics popularised the German word 'zeitenwende', which refers to a 'turning point' and time for change.The COVID...
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06
January
2023
| 11:59 Asia/Singapore
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges since the virus swept across the world three years ago – from the first positive cases, to the mobilisation of healthcare resources, the disruptions to daily life, economic and social activit...
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2022
28
December
2022
| 17:32 Asia/Singapore
On 21 November, 100 youths aged 17 to 21 from 10 ASEAN countries gathered in Singapore for the Youth Environment Camp (YEC) to discuss climate change and sustainability issues. This year’s camp centred around the region’s pursuit to reduce its carbon...
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28
December
2022
| 10:45 Asia/Singapore
More than 300 students from secondary schools and pre-university institutions discussed global developments and issues at the Global Youth Leaders’ Summit (GYLS) hosted by the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS), where they took on the rol...
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27
December
2022
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
| By Professor Prakash Kumar |More than 60 per cent of the world population will live in urban areas by 2050 and many of the large cities are in Asia. Rapid urbanisation is an inevitable part of societal evolution and this is accompanied by an unprec...
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22
December
2022
| 10:17 Asia/Singapore
NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) historian Assistant Professor Jack Chia has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (RHS) “in recognition of his contribution to historical scholarship”.Asst Prof Chia is the third faculty ...
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21
December
2022
| 10:30 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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19
December
2022
| 08:10 Asia/Singapore
A recent study by a team comprising researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the National University Health System (NUHS) revealed that low levels of ergothioneine (ET) in blood plasma may predict an increased risk of cognitive...
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16
December
2022
| 18:00 Asia/Singapore
Outstanding scientists from NUS have received top national honours for their excellent accomplishments and contributions to the science and technology landscape. Professor Hong Wanjin from NUS Medicine was conferred the prestigious President’s Scienc...
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16
December
2022
| 12:00 Asia/Singapore
A new study published by experts in Singapore suggests that an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that identifies patient-specific drug combinations can help those whose lymphomas have relapsed.The paper, published in the prestigious journal Scien...
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16
December
2022
| 09:54 Asia/Singapore
The College of Alice & Peter Tan (CAPT) marked their 10th anniversary this year with a year-long fiesta of activities to celebrate a memorable decade.Founded in 2012 as Angsana College with just 19 students and one resident assistant, CAPT has grown ...
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15
December
2022
| 16:09 Asia/Singapore
Oceanic and coastal ecosystems, such as seagrass meadows and mangroves, are rich stores of carbon, but more research is needed before these habitats can start to supply carbon credits to global carbon markets. Current gaps in knowledge include unders...
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15
December
2022
| 09:56 Asia/Singapore
A gala dinner to mark Eusoff Hall’s 65th anniversary saw some 200 alumni from the Class of 1962 to the present rekindling their friendships and spirit of camaraderie as students and staff joined the celebration at the NUSS Kent Ridge Guild House on 1...
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14
December
2022
| 10:30 Asia/Singapore
The inaugural Special Programmes Info Fair held recently by NUS College brought together faculty members and staff from its Impact Experience (IEx), Global Experience (GEx) and Growth Mentoring (GM) programmes to demonstrate to students the real-life...
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13
December
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Researchers from the NUS Environmental Research Institute (NERI) have discovered a new species of peat tree in southern Sumatra. The 40m-tall peat tree they studied was found to be an undiscovered species which has been named Lophopetalum tanahgambut...
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12
December
2022
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
Assistant Professor Koh Ming Joo from NUS Chemistry has been conferred the prestigious Young Scientist Award (YSA), which recognises the accomplishments of researchers under 35, who have shown strong potential to be world-class experts in their field...
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09
December
2022
| 19:06 Asia/Singapore
Nearly 300 leaders, academics, administrators and decision makers in higher education, along with industry professionals, gathered to discuss pressing issues facing universities in Southeast Asia and beyond at the first-ever Times Higher Education (T...
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08
December
2022
| 12:19 Asia/Singapore
The NUS-ISS (formerly known as the Institute of Systems Science at NUS) commemorated its 40th anniversary with a gala dinner held on 30 November 2022 graced by Guest-of-Honour, President Halimah Yacob, Chancellor of NUS. Themed “Accelerating Digital ...
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08
December
2022
| 08:26 Asia/Singapore
Two students from NUS have been selected for the prestigious Schwarzman Scholarship, and will join the eighth batch of 151 scholars for graduate studies at Tsinghua University come August 2023.Both in their final year at NUS, Hans Sebastian Mulyawan ...
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07
December
2022
| 08:00 Asia/Singapore
A global deal to protect nature and the benefits it provides to people will be negotiated during the United Nations COP15 biodiversity conference that begins today (Dec 7) in Montreal, with a key target of the new biodiversity framework calling for a...
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