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2021
30
July
2021
| 10:30 Asia/Singapore
With the NUS Students' Union (NUSSU) Rag Day around the corner, students from various schools, faculties, halls and residences around campus are zealously rehearsing their recorded performances for the online showcase broadcasting on 7 Aug.Rag Day is...
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29
July
2021
| 18:37 Asia/Singapore
Professor Brenda Yeoh from the Department of Geography at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences joins a list of 84 new Fellows who have been elected into the British Academy, the United Kingdom’s national academy for the humanities and social s...
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29
July
2021
| 12:38 Asia/Singapore
NUS Medicine and the Lien Foundation have set up the new Centre for Holistic Initiatives for Learning and Development (CHILD). The first in Asia, CHILD will provide a multi-disciplinary approach to translating critical research to intervention, and i...
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27
July
2021
| 10:14 Asia/Singapore
Exciting new technologies and ideas from across Asia and the globe intersected with society at InnovFest. Organised by NUS Enterprise, the conference is the official start-up event of Asia Tech x Singapore (ATxSG).Held virtually from 14 to 16 July, i...
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26
July
2021
| 14:06 Asia/Singapore
Deforestation and removal of mangrove areas for conversion to aquaculture, agriculture, urban and coastal development have led to mangrove forests being once considered one of the most threatened habitats on the planet. Lesser known is how mangroves ...
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26
July
2021
| 11:16 Asia/Singapore
In today’s volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world, staying stagnant is never an option. Now, more than ever, universities have to prepare students to thrive in a fast-changing and unpredictable post-COVID reality through an interdisc...
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23
July
2021
| 09:29 Asia/Singapore
Looks like the judges were bowled over at the NUS FoodTech Challenge 2021, held for the second time since 2019. “Tasty”, “delicious”, “I really like the product”, “I enjoyed the drink” were some of their comments after sampling entries by over 140 pa...
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22
July
2021
| 14:17 Asia/Singapore
The Social Service Research Centre (SSR) at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is aiming to ramp up practice research capabilities of social service agencies in Singapore. It has received a S$1.4 million ...
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21
July
2021
| 11:26 Asia/Singapore
For cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, hair loss is not a choice. It is a visualisation of their illness and the battle that they face. Jeraldine Low, from the NUS School of Design and Environment’s Class of 2021, wondered if there was a way to...
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19
July
2021
| 09:40 Asia/Singapore
Religion has been transformed by digitalisation. This has been more pronounced in the past year with the COVID-19 pandemic which has kept many worshippers largely at home with religion delivered online at home.In a recent keynote address on "Freedom ...
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15
July
2021
| 10:57 Asia/Singapore
What can NUS students expect from the new and enhanced General Education (GE) component of their university education from now on?In line with keeping an NUS education relevant to the rapidly changing work environment of the 21st century, NUS has ref...
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14
July
2021
| 18:11 Asia/Singapore
Assistant Professor Shefaly Shorey from the NUS Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies has received the President’s Award for Nurses, the highest accolade in Singapore’s nursing profession.The award recognises nurses who have shown sustained outstandin...
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14
July
2021
| 17:10 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to collaborate in the areas of innovation and enterprise. The MOU underscores the two universities’...
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13
July
2021
| 16:34 Asia/Singapore
This year’s Bukit Timah Homecoming celebrations took alumni on a journey back to the Rollin’ Good Times. Not only did they relive fond memories, they were also brought up to date on some key current developments as well as glimpses into the future – ...
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12
July
2021
| 12:22 Asia/Singapore
The Department of History at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences today announced six inspirational works that have been shortlisted for the second run of the NUS Singapore History Prize – the first-ever history prize devoted entirely to Singa...
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07
July
2021
| 19:45 Asia/Singapore
A record 230 budding entrepreneurs, including 100 from ASEAN, are picking up vital skills and building key networks these two weeks at the NUS Enterprise Summer Programme in Entrepreneurship 2021.The pandemic has meant that the participants cannot be...
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07
July
2021
| 16:40 Asia/Singapore
Former NUS Deputy Vice-Chancellor and eminent alumnus, Emeritus Professor Huang Hsing Hua, passed away on 1 July at the age of 89.A graduate of the University of Malaya (B.Sc. (Hon)), NUS’ predecessor institution, and the University of Oxford (DPhil/...
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07
July
2021
| 10:26 Asia/Singapore
| By Miriam Jacqueline Green, Erik Johan Hertzman, and McRhon Banderlipe |To help individuals and businesses weather the pandemic, Singapore’s fourth stimulus budget (passed in May 2020) included funding for a package to create 40,000 jobs; 25,000 tr...
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05
July
2021
| 11:41 Asia/Singapore
The Singapore Post has launched the Skyrise Greenery Stamp Series which features the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM) building among five other prominent projects.The new series highlights Singapore projects that have used vertical gree...
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03
July
2021
| 07:10 Asia/Singapore
Unlike most bubble tea businesses which bank on retail in malls, Charis Low and Tan Zhen Ying brought their beverage on a different tangent in early 2019. They would offer it through live stations in large-scale events.It was a sweet success, breakin...
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02
July
2021
| 10:44 Asia/Singapore
Some like it drenched in maple syrup, while others prefer a side of fried chicken. When you order it in Singapore’s pasar malam, or night markets, you can even choose from a bewildering spread of blueberry sauce, peanut butter or Nutella. Or you can ...
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01
July
2021
| 11:29 Asia/Singapore
As she lines up for a shot, shooter Quek Siying becomes as still as a statue. The slightest movement can mean the difference between hitting a bullseye and missing by a mile.Meanwhile, world rugby referee Putra Mohammad Danish Bin Mohd Rafee demonstr...
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30
June
2021
| 11:26 Asia/Singapore
He scored only 109 for his Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE), but come 1 July 2021, Chan Wei Zhang will not only be receiving his degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS), he will also start work as a software engineer in one of...
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29
June
2021
| 17:20 Asia/Singapore
The NUS School of Computing (NUS Computing) has launched the Centre for Computing for Social Good & Philanthropy (CCSGP) to further encourage students to serve the community and to cultivate a philanthropic ethos among future generations of tech lead...
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29
June
2021
| 09:30 Asia/Singapore
What are you passionate about? For graduating NUS Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (YST Conservatory) voice major Priscilla Fong, she is passionate about many things: performance, hosting, community work, and more.“I always thought that my interes...
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28
June
2021
| 14:35 Asia/Singapore
Driven. If there was one word to describe Sia Bao Huei from NUS Law Class of 2021, it would be driven. Throughout his time in NUS, he was constantly driven to do well but it was not because of accolades or recognition.“Coming from a household where f...
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28
June
2021
| 10:13 Asia/Singapore
Many called the COVID-19 pandemic the defining health crisis of our time. Working tirelessly at the frontline, healthcare workers put up their best fight to protect everyone in Singapore. Four recent NUS graduates - Vincent Cai (Class of 2021), Joel ...
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27
June
2021
| 10:14 Asia/Singapore
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Commencement 2020/2021 has seen some NUS graduates not only living out their dream careers but empowering others to do the same through social entrepreneurship.Recent graduates Yeo Rae-Nyse and Victor Zhu have developed...
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26
June
2021
| 17:49 Asia/Singapore
The University has kick-started a week-long celebration of the achievements of more than 23,500 students from the Classes of 2020 and 2021.It is the first time that NUS is holding its Commencement ceremonies online. And it is an ambitious undertaking...
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23
June
2021
| 15:57 Asia/Singapore
 The University will be holding its first-ever online Commencement, for the Classes of 2020 and 2021. The 60 ceremonies from 26 Jun to 3 Jul will see this time-honoured ceremony take on new virtual dimensions, celebrating the hard work of the 24,000 ...
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