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2022
19
May
2022
| 15:27 Asia/Singapore
Singapore’s first honours college, NUS College (NUSC), recently held its inaugural Experience NUSC Day for students who have been offered a place for the coming academic year. The sessions, spread across 7, 13 and 21 May, were designed to simulate th...
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18
May
2022
| 16:40 Asia/Singapore
What are some of the key trends, globally and regionally, that ASEAN universities need to be aware of? How can they equip their graduates with the essential skillsets to tackle challenges and capitalise on opportunities in the Fourth Industrial Revol...
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17
May
2022
| 09:15 Asia/Singapore
Imagine swallowing a capsule or munching a cracker made from pineapple leaf fibres to lose weight at a fraction of the cost of fat burners currently available in the market. A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the National University of Sing...
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13
May
2022
| 10:23 Asia/Singapore
“Sustainability education and training are a journey. Our study shows that top listed companies across Asia Pacific have fared well in disclosing their sustainability targets and responsibilities. Their next stop would be to intensify sustainability ...
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12
May
2022
| 10:29 Asia/Singapore
Our climate is rapidly warming with rising temperatures impacting the physical environments that support entire ecosystems. Humans and fauna species alike face daunting challenges for survival because of climate change. The prospect isn’t lost on NUS...
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11
May
2022
| 09:16 Asia/Singapore
  In this series, NUS News profiles the University’s Presidential Young Professors who are at the forefront of their research fields, turning creative ideas into important innovations that make the world better. As a primary school girl, her favourit...
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10
May
2022
| 09:55 Asia/Singapore
If Norwegian composer Dr Peter Tornquist were to describe the tempo of his life since arriving in Singapore in February, it would probably be molto allegro (a musical term meaning “fast and lively”) and even fortissimo (“loud”).As the new Dean of the...
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06
May
2022
| 15:04 Asia/Singapore
NUS Law students have done the faculty proud again with their excellent showing in various mooting and negotiation competitions, with multiple wins and awards.Here are six recent notches in the belt....
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06
May
2022
| 09:01 Asia/Singapore
Professor James D. Sidaway, political geographer from the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS), has been conferred the prestigious Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers [IBG]) 2022 Busk Medal. Calling him “an...
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05
May
2022
| 09:38 Asia/Singapore
Famed French music composer Michel Legrand once said, “The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realise, the less I know.” These words ring true in today’s ever-changing world, where skills learnt in the past need to be upgrade...
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04
May
2022
| 08:33 Asia/Singapore
Celebrating talent and innovation at NUSNUS, in partnership with CNA, has developed an inspirational documentary series, Innovating for the future. The series looks at how diverse talents in the university community – each leaders and luminaries in t...
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03
May
2022
| 07:36 Asia/Singapore
Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer-associated death for women worldwide. While chemotherapy is the mainstream treatment for breast cancer, more than 50% of women undergoing chemotherapy will experience at least one chemotherapy-related adve...
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29
April
2022
| 21:58 Asia/Singapore
It was all smiles as five eminent alumni from the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) took to the stage on 29 April to receive the FASS Distinguished Arts and Social Sciences Alumni Award 2021. The outstanding alumni who took home the hono...
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29
April
2022
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
Stroke survivor Mr Ng, who is 72 years old, suffers from hemiplegia – a form of paralysis on one side of his body that affects the dexterity of his left hand, making it hard for him to perform daily activities such as opening food jars. To work aroun...
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27
April
2022
| 11:48 Asia/Singapore
  In this series, NUS News profiles the University’s Presidential Young Professors who are at the forefront of their research fields, turning creative ideas into important innovations that make the world better. What is easier to teach? A computer or...
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25
April
2022
| 09:45 Asia/Singapore
There will be two additions to the ranks of NUS senior management in the coming months, taking the University to greater heights.Ms Jennifer Ong will take on the mantle of Chief Audit Officer-designate from 1 May and officially start in her new capac...
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24
April
2022
| 14:35 Asia/Singapore
NUS scientists have discovered a novel property of a protein found in human lungs which could lead to the development of biologic drugs to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a debilitating, progressive lung disease that is one of the...
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22
April
2022
| 14:46 Asia/Singapore
For Dr Nala Lee, the topic of language endangerment is one that is close to the heart. The NUS alumna and Assistant Professor of Linguistics is Peranakan Chinese by birth and her heritage language is Baba Malay, which has been critically endangered s...
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20
April
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Keppel Infrastructure Holdings Pte Ltd (Keppel Infrastructure), has entered into a Master Research Collaboration Agreement with the National University of Singapore (NUS). This strategic partnership will bolster Keppel Infrastructure’s low-carbon ene...
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19
April
2022
| 14:25 Asia/Singapore
What are some of the skillsets that young leaders of tomorrow need to possess? How should aspiring leaders marry the theory of public policy with industry experience to catalyse positive social change?This is where NUS impacT comes in—impacT is a stu...
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16
April
2022
| 15:23 Asia/Singapore
Having previously volunteered with the elderly, second-year NUS Medicine student Celest Chiam was looking for opportunities to work with underprivileged children and youth. Thus, she and her team jumped at the chance to be part of Teach Singapore (Te...
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14
April
2022
| 23:36 Asia/Singapore
The NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) and the Central Sikh Gurdwara Board (CSGB) announced today the establishment of a Visiting Professorship in Sikh Studies with the aim of promoting academic scholarship in Sikh studies both in Singapo...
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14
April
2022
| 10:39 Asia/Singapore
In recognition of his years of illustrious service to the University and the nation, NUS President Professor Tan Eng Chye was conferred the prestigious National University of Singapore Society (NUSS) Honorary Membership on 11 Apr. Prof Tan takes his ...
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13
April
2022
| 09:30 Asia/Singapore
  In this series, NUS News profiles the University’s Presidential Young Professors who are at the forefront of their research fields, turning creative ideas into important innovations that make the world better. In school, he loved to get into discus...
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12
April
2022
| 15:42 Asia/Singapore
What policy actions ought to be taken or considered for solving Singapore’s population issues? And, what makes Singapore an interesting case for academics and policymakers alike, in relation to other societies? These were questions Associate Professo...
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07
April
2022
| 16:18 Asia/Singapore
Ice and snow stretched on as far as Ms Wong Su-Yen’s eyes could see. A vast, brooding silence loomed, broken only by the sounds of her boots pounding on ice and the laboured breathing of fellow participants in the Polar Circle Marathon held in Greenl...
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06
April
2022
| 17:50 Asia/Singapore
Sixteen of the University’s academic programmes have been placed in the top 10 worldwide, according to the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject.These programmes include those from Arts and Social Sciences, Computer Sc...
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06
April
2022
| 14:05 Asia/Singapore
Hardship experienced in one’s younger days is never pleasant, but a new study by researchers from NUS Business School and Peking University found that hardship can make one more entrepreneurial in adulthood. However, this effect is more significant f...
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06
April
2022
| 10:25 Asia/Singapore
The advent of COVID-19 has led to much discussion about the severe toll it has taken on people’s mental health worldwide. A recent World Health Organization study revealed that the global prevalence of anxiety and depression rose by a staggering 25 p...
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02
April
2022
| 09:06 Asia/Singapore
Distinguished NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS Medicine) alumna Dr Oon Chiew Seng passed away on 31 March at the age of 106.One of Singapore’s pioneering obstetrics and gynaecology practitioners, Dr Oon has made immense contributions towards ...
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