NUS - National University of Singapore Newsroom (Press Releases)

2021
25
November
2021
| 16:59 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore Society (NUSS) and the NUS Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (YST) have raised more than S$400,000 to date with matching grant from the Tote Board, to help needy NUS students.The amount which was raised as part ...
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25
November
2021
| 10:02 Asia/Singapore
3D printing technology now has a new addition to its list of useful applications – producing protective shoes for birds. In a first for Asia, Jurong Bird Park’s avian veterinary team and the Keio-NUS CUTE Center at the National University of Singapor...
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22
November
2021
| 15:21 Asia/Singapore
The new building of the Institute of Systems Science at the National University of Singapore (NUS-ISS) was officially opened today by Mr Chan Chun Sing, Minister for Education. The launch ceremony was also graced by Mr Tan Kiat How, Minister of State...
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17
November
2021
| 10:02 Asia/Singapore
An anaerobic digestion system for food waste treatment is being piloted at the East Coast Lagoon Food Village. The system was developed by a team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and converts food waste generated by food...
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15
November
2021
| 11:25 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has appointed Norwegian composer and researcher Dr Peter Tornquist as the new Dean to lead the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (YST). Dr Tornquist will begin his term of office in February 2022.NUS Presi...
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11
November
2021
| 16:12 Asia/Singapore
The NUS Business Analytics Centre (NUS BAC) and TigerGraph, provider of the leading graph analytics platform, announced that they have entered into an MOU to enhance business analytics curriculum and strengthen students’ graph database capabilities.T...
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05
November
2021
| 13:12 Asia/Singapore
Global technology leader Cisco and National University of Singapore (NUS) today launched a Corporate Laboratory to boost innovation and research in key technology areas. Established with an investment of S$54 million over five years, the Cisco-NUS Ac...
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03
November
2021
| 22:48 Asia/Singapore
First-generation leader Mr Ong Pang Boon, top diplomat Ambassador Chan Heng Chee, and former top civil servant Mr Philip Yeo conferred the prestigious NUS Eminent Alumni AwardThe National University of Singapore (NUS) honoured the achievements of 32 ...
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25
October
2021
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
NUS Press and NUS Libraries have launched Not for Circulation: The George E. Bogaars Story, a biography of distinguished NUS alumni and top Pioneer Generation civil servant, Mr George E. Bogaars. Proceeds from the sales of the biography will go to an...
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21
October
2021
| 13:35 Asia/Singapore
A research team led by Professor Lim Chwee Teck from the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Department of Biomedical Engineering and Institute for Health Innovation & Technology (iHealthtech), in collaboration with clinical partners from Singap...
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20
October
2021
| 10:15 Asia/Singapore
Residents of Queenstown can look forward to quality homes and a living environment that will support their physical, social, and mental well-being, to enable them to lead more active and fulfilling lives. The Housing & Development Board (HDB), the Na...
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14
October
2021
| 21:00 Asia/Singapore
There is a marked difference between viewing and interacting with the world as a third-party spectator, and experiencing the action intimately from a first-person point of view.This difference is similar to watching others ride a roller coaster, from...
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14
October
2021
| 12:01 Asia/Singapore
A new invention that improves the energy efficiency of District Cooling Systems (DCS) has demonstrated that it could improve the energy carrying capacity by up to three times as compared to a conventional chilled water storage system, and yield more ...
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07
October
2021
| 14:32 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has launched the Institute for Functional Intelligent Materials (I-FIM) – the world’s first institute dedicated to the design, synthesis, and application of Functional Intelligent Materials (FIMs). Co-direct...
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04
October
2021
| 09:51 Asia/Singapore
Successful mitigation of the COVID-19 pandemic requires effecting massive behavioural change in individuals across the world. For policymakers to evaluate the success of public health interventions, the ability to accurately and quickly assess a popu...
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30
September
2021
| 12:32 Asia/Singapore
As an urban island-state, Singapore has limited access to renewable or alternative energy sources, and faces threats from rising sea levels and other adverse effects of climate change. To enhance the resiliency and sustainability of the nation, resea...
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29
September
2021
| 09:45 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Thales have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to mark the start of a two-year partnership to jointly develop and test quantum technologies for commercial applications.Under the MoU, Singapore’s Q...
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09
September
2021
| 16:23 Asia/Singapore
Entrepreneur and award-winning author Ms Hidayah Amin, whose work, Leluhur: Singapore’s Kampong Gelam (Helang Books, 2019), illuminates the history of one of the oldest continuously inhabited areas of Singapore, has been awarded the 2021 NUS Singapor...
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09
September
2021
| 09:40 Asia/Singapore
In a research breakthrough, a team of researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore has developed a software that can help reveal the relationships between RNA modifications and the...
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08
September
2021
| 10:29 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) will be establishing a new research institute that will develop deep research and capabilities in the area of green finance and sustainability with an eye on Asia. The Sustainable and Green Finance Institute...
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07
September
2021
| 11:31 Asia/Singapore
As cities around the world continue to urbanise, there is a greater need to expand and optimise existing spaces. Cities have accelerated looking into how underutilised rooftop spaces might contribute to climate action, food production, and other purp...
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06
September
2021
| 13:18 Asia/Singapore
Climate change mitigation and other long-term infrastructure projects such as housing and public transportation networks are costly investments but they provide benefits to society for decades or even centuries in the future. By being able to conduct...
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06
September
2021
| 08:30 Asia/Singapore
The open oceans are harsh and hostile environments where insects might not be expected to thrive. In fact, only one insect group, ocean skaters, or water striders, has adapted to life on the open seas.How these insects evolved to conquer the high sea...
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02
September
2021
| 12:00 Asia/Singapore
Many electronic devices today are dependent on semiconductor logic circuits based on switches hard-wired to perform predefined logic functions. Physicists from the National University of Singapore (NUS), together with an international team of researc...
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30
August
2021
| 10:22 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has come up with a new solution to boost the surveillance of designer drug abuse. Led by Professor Eric Chan from the NUS Department of Pharmacy, the team has identified three new ...
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27
August
2021
| 09:02 Asia/Singapore
The University Scholars Programme and Yale-NUS College will combine to form a new college, bringing together their best and strongest elements to broaden access to interdisciplinary liberal arts education through multiple pathways and specialisations...
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25
August
2021
| 12:25 Asia/Singapore
New research has shown that cashiers would need higher wages for handling cash, as compared to card, to compensate for the stress of counting the wrong sum. This trade-off between wages and stress has implications for future job design.The research b...
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20
August
2021
| 09:19 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS), led by Assistant Professor Nalini Puniamoorthy from the Department of Biological Sciences, has developed an integrative approach that increases the accuracy of mosquito surveillan...
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19
August
2021
| 15:47 Asia/Singapore
A joint study on the use and perceptions of intelligent automation in finance functions by NUS Business School, the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) and AI Singapore found that the majority of C-suite executives felt intelligent au...
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17
August
2021
| 09:06 Asia/Singapore
Wellcome Trust has provided a grant of S$2.5 million to the National University of Singapore (NUS) to establish the Asian Clinical Research Network (ACRN) to conduct antimicrobial clinical research to develop the most effective ways to treat and prev...
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