NUS - National University of Singapore Newsroom (Press Releases)

2022
08
August
2022
| 17:37 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has received a generous gift of S$5 million from Mr Frankle Widjaja, his wife Mrs Jehnny Widjaja and their daughter Ms Deborah Widjaja. The gift, which will be made over five years, will support initiatives ...
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08
August
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
In the face of challenges posed by climate change, population increase and potential food-chain disruptions caused by pandemics and natural calamities, ensuring an adequate supply food for the coming decades requires a significant change in crop grow...
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06
August
2022
| 14:51 Asia/Singapore
Students from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have raised close to $230,000 through the Receiving and Giving (Rag) and Flag 2022 organised by the NUS Students’ Union (NUSSU). The donations – raised through the generous contributions from o...
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04
August
2022
| 16:22 Asia/Singapore
Singapore-listed companies and trusts have fared better in corporate governance, sustainability disclosures and practices compared to last year. This year’s Singapore Governance and Transparency Index (SGTI) saw improvement in the entities’ scores in...
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29
July
2022
| 22:14 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) celebrated the accomplishments of eight outstanding members of the NUS community who have scaled new peaks of excellence and set new benchmarks in education, research and service. The annual NUS University A...
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28
July
2022
| 09:27 Asia/Singapore
An international team comprising researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and LMU Munich (LMU) have, for the first time, successfully demonstrated a new form of quantum key distribution (QKD) that is secure even if the users are no...
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27
July
2022
| 10:37 Asia/Singapore
Singapore’s first ocean basin facility officially opened on 26 July 2022 at the Technology Centre for Offshore and Marine, Singapore (TCOMS). The ocean basin allows for simulations of real-world operating environments in deep, intermediate, and shall...
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20
July
2022
| 23:09 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) today conferred the Honorary Doctor of Laws on His Majesty Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, Sultan and Sovereign Ruler of the State and Territories of Johor Darul Ta’zim, in recognition of his i...
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19
July
2022
| 19:25 Asia/Singapore
Doubling down on in its commitment to bolster a culture of lifelong learning in Singapore, the National University of Singapore (NUS) has announced new initiatives to make it easier and more affordable to pursue postgraduate studies at the University...
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18
July
2022
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Department of Pharmacy have developed an improved pharmaceutical drug for the treatment of the most common heart rhythm disturbance – atrial fibrillation (AF). The 8-member research team took...
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15
July
2022
| 15:49 Asia/Singapore
"Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are growing in importance for businesses and society. NUS Business School is pleased to work with IESGA to bring much-needed ESG insights and discussions to a higher level and contribute in terms of...
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06
July
2022
| 15:58 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) today conferred its highest honour on two outstanding scholars and alumni: Professor Tommy Koh and Professor Wang Gungwu. They received honorary degrees from Mr Po’ad Mattar, NUS Pro-Chancellor, at the Main ...
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04
July
2022
| 09:01 Asia/Singapore
Burning of fossil fuels is one of the most common methods of generating energy. However, it has a detrimental impact on the environment. The use of hydrogen has been identified as an alternative energy generating source due to its proven efficiency a...
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29
June
2022
| 14:00 Asia/Singapore
The development of an embryo is a well-orchestrated string of processes, ensuring correct formation and positioning of vital organs of the growing organism. At the molecular level, these processes are controlled in a precise manner by switching on or...
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29
June
2022
| 10:15 Asia/Singapore
The Himalayas and neighbouring mountain ranges (or High Mountain Asia), the planet’s most extensive icy systems outside the polar regions, have the world’s largest undeveloped hydropower potential and are seeing numerous dams and reservoirs under con...
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17
June
2022
| 17:30 Asia/Singapore
The Next Age Institute (NAI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) has embarked on an initiative to develop the Singapore Financial Capability and Asset Building (SG FCAB)-Frontline Training curricul...
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13
June
2022
| 09:44 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from National University of Singapore (NUS), in collaboration with clinicians from the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS) which is part of the National University Health System (NUHS), has reported promising ...
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31
May
2022
| 14:01 Asia/Singapore
Singapore’s Quantum Engineering Programme (QEP) has launched three national platforms to grow the country’s capabilities in quantum computing, quantum-safe communication and the manufacturing of quantum devices.Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Min...
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30
May
2022
| 09:15 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from the College of Design and Engineering, the N.1 Institute for Health and the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore has recently engineered in vitro tumour models to better understand t...
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28
May
2022
| 22:14 Asia/Singapore
The NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) showcased a series of books and short documentaries that focused on Singapore’s lesser-known South Asian communities at a book launch-cum-documentary screening at the Indian Heritage Centre today. Ti...
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26
May
2022
| 11:23 Asia/Singapore
Hypomethylating agents (HMA) are currently used as a first-line treatment for patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) - a group of disorders where there is insufficient production of healthy mature blood cells in the bone marrow - and increasing...
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24
May
2022
| 10:10 Asia/Singapore
The NUS Faculty of Law has inked an agreement with the Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) as part of efforts to nurture future professionals regardless of their financial means. More than $1.4 million has been set aside by SAL over the next five years (2...
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21
May
2022
| 09:16 Asia/Singapore
New research findings by NUS Business School have shown that employees who work with animals gain an unintended benefit—developing greater compassion, which in turn could lead them to work better with their colleagues.Led by Associate Professor Sam Y...
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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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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
| 22:06 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) tonight celebrated the achievements of five eminent alumni at the FASS Distinguished Arts and Social Sciences Alumni Awards 2021, in recognition of their distinguis...
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28
April
2022
| 09:32 Asia/Singapore
Keysight Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of advanced design and validation solutions, and Singapore’s Quantum Engineering Programme (QEP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate in accelerating research, development and ...
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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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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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16
April
2022
| 15:39 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has received a generous donation of S$10 million from Ho Bee Land, through its philanthropic arm Ho Bee Foundation, which will be channelled towards Teach Singapore (Teach SG), a flagship university-wide com...
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