NUS - National University of Singapore Newsroom (COVID-19)

2021
14
January
2021
| 09:40 Europe/Amsterdam
Are the COVID-19 vaccines safe? Will there be long-term side effects? What are the differences between the different vaccines?With Singapore’s vaccination programme underway, NUS experts answered the public’s most pressing queries. The session on 7 J...
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2020
29
December
2020
| 08:39 Europe/Amsterdam
Singapore’s Chief Health Scientist Professor Tan Chorh Chuan has a message for everyone: Go and get vaccinated against COVID-19.His target: At least 80 per cent of the population should get the shot. The greater the number of people who are vaccinate...
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23
December
2020
| 02:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Beyond the spread of the disease itself, COVID-19 has had far-reaching consequences on economies around the world. In this unprecedented situation, it is often the low-income families that are most adversely affected as they struggle with new norms.M...
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22
December
2020
| 07:36 Europe/Amsterdam
2020 has been a year of disruption, with COVID-19 posing unprecedented challenges to our way of life.It has also been a year where society has needed the most support. NUS students have continued to live up to the spirit of giving this holiday season...
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14
December
2020
| 03:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Sometimes, a bright idea is all it takes to spark a global transformation. With that in mind, the NUS Resilience and Growth Innovation Challenge had invited recent NUS graduates to submit inspiring proposals under three categories:Make Our People Bet...
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10
December
2020
| 04:12 Europe/Amsterdam
A team of researchers from NUS has utilised a ground-breaking artificial intelligence (AI) platform to derive an optimal combination of available therapies against SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19. Their results showed that the optimal drug therapy ...
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27
November
2020
| 04:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Detailed risk management, long-term planning, financial soundness and environmental sustainability – these are some of the key strategies to build resilience in universities, according to NUS President Professor Tan Eng Chye.These measures are all th...
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27
November
2020
| 03:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The following letter was sent to the Class of 2020 by NUS President, Professor Tan Eng Chye....
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23
November
2020
| 08:05 Europe/Amsterdam
By Dr Edison Liu, Honorary Joint Professor, Dept of Biochemistry at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, and President and CEO, The Jackson Laboratory, USAThe Straits Times, 23 November 2020, Science, pB9...
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19
November
2020
| 05:13 Europe/Amsterdam
“When you educate a girl, you educate a nation.” This well-known African proverb was what prompted Associate Professor Tan Lai Yong, NUS College of Alice & Peter Tan (CAPT) Director for Outreach and Community Engagement, and others at the College to ...
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18
November
2020
| 07:34 Europe/Amsterdam
The Straits Times Online, 18 November 2020The New Paper, 18 November 2020, p4...
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14
November
2020
| 09:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Lianhe Zaobao, 14 November 2020, p2Hao 96.3FM, 14 November 2020...
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11
November
2020
| 08:28 Europe/Amsterdam
The Business Times Online, 10 November 2020CNA, 10 November 2020Channel 5 News, 10 November 2020CNA938, 10 November 2020Money 89.3FM, 10 November 2020Capital 95.8FM, 10 November 2020Hao 96.3FM, 10 November 2020Warna 94.2FM, 10 November 2020The Strait...
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04
November
2020
| 02:51 Europe/Amsterdam
NUS researchers have developed an automated system that collates and displays users’ blood oxygen data on an easy-to-read dashboard. It is suitable for places such as dormitories and community care facilities to provide frontline staff with regular u...
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04
November
2020
| 02:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Automating the collection and presentation of healthcare data is crucial in the fight against COVID-19 – it adds capacity to screening efforts by automating routine tasks, thereby allowing frontline staff such as dormitory operators and healthcare wo...
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29
October
2020
| 22:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Keep up to date with developments on COVID-19 with NUS News  7 January 2021  (General News)Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, NUS experts have routinely contributed commentaries to the media to help the public make sense of the situation. Adva...
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29
October
2020
| 22:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Keep up to date with news reports on COVID-19 January 202120 January 2021NUS experts say the recent rise in community cases is to be expected due to relaxed safety measures and increased testing of the population. People cannot be complacent, but the...
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20
October
2020
| 13:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Breathonix is founded by Dr Jia Zhunan (left) and Mr Du Fang (middle). With them is NUS Deputy President (Innovation & Enterprise) Professor Freddy Boey (right).Breathonix Pte Ltd, a spin-off company from NUS, has developed an easy-to-use breath test...
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20
October
2020
| 13:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Breathonix is founded by Dr Jia Zhunan (left) and Mr Du Fang (middle). With them is NUS Deputy President (Innovation & Enterprise) Professor Freddy Boey (right). Breathonix Pte Ltd, a spin-off company from NUS, has developed an easy-to-use breath tes...
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05
October
2020
| 10:58 Europe/Amsterdam
https://news.nus.edu.sg/research/novel-sensor-system-go-gait-analysis...
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18
September
2020
| 10:31 Europe/Amsterdam
 The COV-AID Exco members, including Faculty Advisor Professor Alan Tan (middle row, centre); COV-AID co-founder Mark Tang (bottom row, second from left); and co-founder Anders Seah (bottom row, third from left) As the COVID-19 crisis evolved, so did...
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12
September
2020
| 03:08 Europe/Amsterdam
By Dr G. Owen Schaefer, a Research Assistant Professor at the Centre for Biomedical Ethics at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine; and Prof Tan Kok-Chor, from the University of PennsylvaniaThe Straits Times, 12 September 2020, Science, pB7...
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29
August
2020
| 13:55 Europe/Amsterdam
By Prof Antonio Bertoletti, Principal Investigator (Emerging Infectious Diseases Programme) at the Duke-NUS Medical School at NUS and Co-founder of LionTCR, and Dr Alessandra Nardin, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of ImmunoScapeThe Straits Ti...
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27
August
2020
| 15:17 Europe/Amsterdam
The Straits Times Online, 27 August 2020Money 89.3FM, 27 August 2020Tamil Murasu, 28 August 2020, p4Tabla, 28 August 2020, p6...
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24
August
2020
| 13:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Duke-NUS researchers, together with collaborators from the National Centre for Infectious Diseases and A*STAR’s Singapore Immunology Network, have shown that COVID-19 patients infected with a new variant of SARS-CoV-2 had better clinical outcomes htt...
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19
August
2020
| 15:16 Europe/Amsterdam
TODAY, 19 August 2020CNA, 19 August 2020Lianhe Zaobao, 19 August 2020, p4The Straits Times, 20 August 2020, Top of the News, pA6-A7CNA938, 20 August 2020Channel 5 News, 20 August 2020Vasantham News, 20 August 2020Money 89.3FM, 20 August 2020Warna 94....
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18
August
2020
| 10:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Professor Atreyi Kankanhalli and Ms Lai Yi from NUS Computing highlight how SMEs, during the COVID-19 pandemic, can employ digitalisation and technology to stay ahead. https://news.nus.edu.sg/sites/default/files/resources/news/2020/2020-08/2020-08-18...
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14
August
2020
| 12:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Many different vaccines and drugs are being developed and tested at a record-busting pace, thanks to an unprecedented level of worldwide collaboration. Dr Khor Ing Wei from NUS Medicine outlines the latest developments.  https://medicine.nus.edu.sg/n...
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08
August
2020
| 15:12 Europe/Amsterdam
The Straits Times, 8 August 2020, Top of the News, pA4Tamil Murasu, 9 August 2020, p6CNA Online, 11 August 2020The Straits Times, 12 August 2020, Top of the News, pA7CNA, 12 August 2020CNA938, 12 August 2020Money 89.3FM, 12 August 2020Kiss92 FM, 12 A...
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07
August
2020
| 14:04 Europe/Amsterdam
The Straits Times, 7 August 2020, Top of the News, pA8The New Paper, 7 August 2020, p16Tamil Murasu, 7 August 2020, Front Page...
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