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2021
22
June
2021
| 10:03 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the University of the Ryukyus has recently identified and described a bizarre new genus and species of xanthid crab found on Okinawa Island, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Named Mabui ...
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16
June
2021
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), together with key stakeholders in Singapore’s data centre industry, have established a new S$23 million research programme to develop innovati...
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14
June
2021
| 10:50 Asia/Singapore
Many butterfly species bear distinct circular markings known as eyespots on their wings, and the functions of these rings of contrasting colours vary. A long-standing theory is that they serve as anti-predator defences – small eyespots along the wing...
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11
June
2021
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Advancements in wearable technology are reshaping the way we live, work and play, and also how healthcare is delivered and received. Wearables that have weaved their way into everyday life include smart watches and wireless earphones, while in the he...
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07
June
2021
| 13:00 Asia/Singapore
Cancer patients who are undergoing targeted therapy can look forward to a new blood test that could tell their doctors whether the treatment is working, within one day after the start of the treatment. This will significantly speed up the evaluation ...
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01
June
2021
| 11:03 Asia/Singapore
The discovery and development of new small-molecule compounds for therapeutic use involves a huge investment of time, effort and resources. Giving a new spin to conventional chemical synthesis, a team of researchers from the National University of Si...
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27
May
2021
| 12:44 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has raised S$300 million from its second green bond after a strong reception to its inaugural issuance in May 2020. With a fixed coupon rate of 1.62 per cent, the 10-year notes were fully subscribed and will...
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27
May
2021
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) is the most common lethal gynaecological cancer. Ovarian cancer is usually treated with platinum-based chemotherapy; however, a significant number of patients are resistant to such treatments and relapse soon afterward...
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24
May
2021
| 13:45 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has appointed Mr Bahren Shaari to its Board of Trustees with effect from 1 June 2021.Mr Bahren Shaari is Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of Singapore. He has over 30 years of banking experience and was c...
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20
May
2021
| 13:54 Asia/Singapore
Everything from the production of fertilisers and plastics, to liquid fuels and pharmaceuticals, require an important chemical reaction known as hydrogenation. This is a process involving the addition of hydrogen to unsaturated chemical bonds. Enhanc...
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19
May
2021
| 15:03 Asia/Singapore
Almost exactly a year ago, NUS Press and NUS Libraries launched lives & times of hrh, a memoir of distinguished NUS alumni and benefactor, Mr Herman Ronald Hochstadt. Today, NUS Libraries and Talisman Publishing announced the release of the sequel to...
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19
May
2021
| 10:24 Asia/Singapore
Listed issuers have shown overall improvement in their sustainability reporting and the level of disclosure as compared to the last review in 2019, according to a joint review in 2021 of Singapore-listed issuers’ sustainability reports by Singapore E...
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18
May
2021
| 17:11 Asia/Singapore
With the rise of the digital age, the amount of WiFi sources to transmit information wirelessly between devices has grown exponentially. This results in the widespread use of the 2.4GHz radio frequency that WiFi uses, with excess signals available to...
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14
May
2021
| 13:32 Asia/Singapore
The generous gift to NUS Medicine will go towards helping financially disadvantaged medical students. It will enable the School to nurture the next generation of medical leaders, help train the compassionate and competent doctors that Singapore needs...
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14
May
2021
| 12:18 Asia/Singapore
Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and international energy giant Shell will jointly develop novel processes to use carbon dioxide, a byproduct of industrial processes, to produce fuels and chemicals for the energy industry. ...
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12
May
2021
| 17:25 Asia/Singapore
Intelligent materials, the latest revolution in the field of materials science, can adapt their properties depending on changes in their surroundings. They can be used in everything from self-healing mobile phone screens, to shape-shifting aeroplane ...
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10
May
2021
| 10:26 Asia/Singapore
Robots and machines are getting smarter with the advancement of artificial intelligence, but they still lack the ability to touch and feel their subtle and complex surroundings like human beings. Now, researchers from the National University of Singa...
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06
May
2021
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
The living organism is kept alive and healthy by an intricate network of biochemical processes. These are remarkably resilient in responding to changes in the environment, but they can sometimes go wrong. A key tenet of medicine is to understand thes...
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05
May
2021
| 15:30 Asia/Singapore
The Department of English Language and Literature at the NUS Faculty Arts and Social Sciences will be awarding the Edwin Thumboo Prize 2021 to four pre-university students for their exceptional performance in the study of literature.Named after one o...
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03
May
2021
| 18:06 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) today received gifts totalling S$6 million from the Prima Group, in conjunction with its diamond anniversary, which will support a professorship, scholarships ...
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23
April
2021
| 14:18 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) announced today that Mr Clarence Ti, outgoing Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) Principal and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), has been appointed Deputy President (Administration) with effect from 12 May 2021. In this...
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23
April
2021
| 12:00 Asia/Singapore
The NUS Business School’s Centre for Governance and Sustainability conducted a joint study with SGX RegCo and KPMG in Singapore on “Perspectives of Financial Institutions on Sustainability Disclosures” which revealed that financial institutions in Si...
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21
April
2021
| 14:20 Asia/Singapore
Concrete is the most consumed man-made material on Earth. Each year, about three tonnes of concrete are used per person. While the environmental impact of man-made materials like plastics has been widely publicised for decades, the dramatic effects o...
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20
April
2021
| 11:21 Asia/Singapore
Metals are one of the most widely used materials in the world - they are used in cookware, tools, electric appliances, electric wires, computer chips, jewelry and so on. With the growing demand for metal products, it is crucial to promote sustainable...
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14
April
2021
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has recently developed a simple solution to address two of the world’s biggest problems – water scarcity and food shortage. They created a solar-powered, fully automated device cal...
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01
April
2021
| 10:30 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) will offer two new graduate programmes in digital financial technology (FinTech) in the new academic year, to help build a robust ecosystem of high-quality research talent and capabilities to support the fas...
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31
March
2021
| 11:43 Asia/Singapore
Professor Simon Chesterman will be continuing on as Dean of the Faculty of Law (NUS Law) for a fourth term. The extension of Prof Chesterman’s appointment as NUS Law’s 14th Dean follows a recent decision by Professor Hans Tjio to relinquish his upcom...
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29
March
2021
| 17:18 Asia/Singapore
Largest corporate gift received by NUS to date will support talent development and innovation in key areas such as AI and data scienceDeepens long-term partnership between NUS and Sea to nurture and grow Singapore’s tech ecosystem...
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24
March
2021
| 10:12 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) will have two new members on its Board of Trustees for terms beginning on 1 April 2021, while two are stepping down. The new members are Dr Sudha Nair, Executive Director, PAVE, and Mr Forrest Li, Founder, C...
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18
March
2021
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide and the second most common cancer overall. Although it can now be treated with drugs, many of these drugs mysteriously stop working after some time, causing a relapse.Now a team of researcher...
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