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21 June 2019 | Innovators

Prof John Miksic: Unearthing Singapore's forgotten treasures

Professor John Miksic from NUS Southeast Asian Studies, is one of the most prominent experts on the ancient history of Singapore. This article looks back on his career so far and reveals how his studies of the past can impact Singaporeans today.

18 June 2019 | Innovators

Assoc Prof Yang Hyunsoo: Faster computers through materials research

Associate Professor Yang Hyunsoo from NUS Electrical and Computer Engineering discussed the rapid development of computing technologies, and his own illustrious career, both of which are closely intertwined.

17 June 2019 | Impact

Stepping up the public understanding of risk

The Lloyd’s Register Foundation Institute for Public Understanding of Risk celebrated their official office opening and announced collaborations with global analytics and advice firm Gallup, and Understanding Risk.

14 June 2019 | Impact

MBI scientist elected to EMBO

Professor G.V. Shivashankar from the Mechanobiology Institute at NUS has been elected as an Associate Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). He joins a group of more than 1,800 of the best life science researchers in Europe and around the world.

11 June 2019 | Insights

Securing ourselves through quantum cryptography

With the advent of quantum computers, the secure transfer of information is more important than ever, and more sophisticated safeguards are sought-after. To this end, NUS Electrical and Computer Engineering Assistant Professor Lim Ci Wen Charles explained how quantum cryptography could be the next stage of cyber security.

06 June 2019 | Innovators

Research rising stars

Three promising academics recently won the Young Researcher Award at the NUS University Awards 2019 for their outstanding contributions in their respective fields. This article reveals their research motivations, challenges, and proudest career moments.

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Prof John Miksic: Unearthing Singapore's forgotten treasures
Assoc Prof Yang Hyunsoo: Faster computers through materials research
Stepping up the public understanding of risk
MBI scientist elected to EMBO
Securing ourselves through quantum cryptography
Research rising stars