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2022
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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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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02
December
2022
| 15:22 Asia/Singapore
The inaugural run of a sustainability-focused training programme for public sector officers, developed and delivered by NUS, concluded on 2 December 2022, paving the way for more courses to upskill the public sector in this pertinent area as Singapor...
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02
December
2022
| 10:30 Asia/Singapore
Nature conservation is key in the global effort to tackle climate change, given the ability of many natural habitats to draw down the amount of planet-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, and reduce the impacts of climate change on communities. ...
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01
December
2022
| 15:10 Asia/Singapore
Dr Ching Ann Hui from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS Medicine) Class of 2022 has been awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship this year, joining 100 scholars from around the world to pursue fully-sponsored postgraduate studies at the...
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01
December
2022
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between the Centre for Technology, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and the Law (TRAIL) at the NUS Faculty of Law (NUS Law), and the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre (OIPRC) to advance ...
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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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28
November
2022
| 10:15 Asia/Singapore
To mark the 10th anniversary of the Temasek Foundation (TF) – NUS Programme for Leadership in University Management (PLUM), 50 delegates from 24 universities across Southeast Asia congregated in Singapore from 8 to 10 November 2022, to discuss key is...
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25
November
2022
| 14:48 Asia/Singapore
The Smart Port Challenge (SPC) 2022, an innovation competition that aims to identify the best ideas and solutions from international tech start-ups to address challenges put forth by Singapore-based maritime corporates, came to a close with the Grand...
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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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24
November
2022
| 14:24 Asia/Singapore
Today is Evolution day – a day commemorating the publication of Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species on 24 November 1859. Darwin’s seminal work is now considered the most influential book of science in history and has inspired countless new disciplines...
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24
November
2022
| 09:51 Asia/Singapore
NUS graduates were ranked the eighth most employable in the world by recruiters, rising up one notch from last year, according to the 2022-2023 Global Employability University Ranking and Survey results.  NUS also retained its position among the top ...
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21
November
2022
| 09:30 Asia/Singapore
NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) Distinguished Professor Henry Yeung has been awarded the prestigious 2022 Sir Peter Hall Award for Lifetime Contribution to the Field by the influential Regional Studies Association (RSA). The annual RSA...
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18
November
2022
| 14:00 Asia/Singapore
A new professorship commencing in August 2023 known as the NUS Peggy Wai Chee Leong-Hochstadt Professorship in Humanities and Sciences will further strengthen cross-disciplinary learning in the NUS College of Humanities and Sciences (CHS).Established...
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18
November
2022
| 10:32 Asia/Singapore
Four scientists from NUS have been lauded in the 2022 edition of MIT Technology Review’s “Innovators under 35” list for making game-changing advances in Science and Technology.Announced on 14 November 2022, the list recognises the 35 best young talen...
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17
November
2022
| 14:56 Asia/Singapore
Setting aside time for self-care has become a priority for many of us, especially with the increasing emphasis on mental and physical well-being in recent years. To better support our students and staff in their self-care journey, different NUS units...
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16
November
2022
| 10:15 Asia/Singapore
For NUS’ performing arts community, the past two years of the pandemic felt very much like sailing through the unknown, having to adapt to evolving safe management measures for live performances and learning to connect with virtual audiences via a sc...
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15
November
2022
| 16:00 Asia/Singapore
A total of 34 NUS researchers are among the world’s most highly cited, based on the Highly Cited Researchers 2022 List published by data analytics firm Clarivate.These NUS researchers are recognised by their peers as outstanding in the fields of Chem...
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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
| 14:13 Asia/Singapore
A network of forest carbon monitoring plots will be established across Southeast Asia under a new S$15 million research programme, launched on 10 November at the United Nations climate change conference COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.The five-year r...
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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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10
November
2022
| 14:18 Asia/Singapore
What is it like learning and symphonising alongside peers from one of the top music academies in the world, under the direction of a world-renowned conductor?In September this year, the NUS Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (YST) participated in LE...
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10
November
2022
| 08:54 Asia/Singapore
The Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) at NUS has completed a one-year trial of a model which can forecast Singapore’s island-wide solar irradiance – the amount of light energy produced by the Sun – up to one hour ahead.Combining da...
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07
November
2022
| 14:48 Asia/Singapore
Students who continue to keep the NUS campuses vibrant and upbeat with their multifarious talents and passions, undampened by pandemic restrictions, were lauded at the NUS Student Life Awards 2022 on Oct 29 at a red-carpet celebration attended by mor...
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04
November
2022
| 12:51 Asia/Singapore
| By Professor Tan Eng Chye |“Teach a person to fish, and you may feed them for three-and-a-half years” may sound less inspiring than “Teach a person to fish, and you feed them for a lifetime”, but the former more accurately reflects the current real...
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03
November
2022
| 14:24 Asia/Singapore
Three days after Singapore announced ambitious plans to hit net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, a panel of experts discussed key climate change issues ahead of the United Nations 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27).Singapore’s updated clima...
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31
October
2022
| 17:38 Asia/Singapore
An anniversary gala of double celebrations was held by NUS Enterprise on 26 October 2022, commemorating 20 years of nurturing Singapore’s biggest start-up founders through the NUS Overseas Colleges (NOC) and 10 years of developing Asia’s most dynamic...
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