NUS - National University of Singapore Newsroom (Highlights)

2023
21
March
2023
| 10:05 Asia/Singapore
Social workers in Singapore play a vital role in helping, supporting and empowering vulnerable individuals and families in the community. Over the years, the social service landscape has evolved rapidly due to an ageing population, the rise of digita...
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20
March
2023
| 10:47 Asia/Singapore
Dr Neo Mei Lin, senior research fellow from the NUS Tropical Marine Science Institute, has published a new book entitled A Field Guide to Giant Clams of The Indo-Pacific. The book highlights the ecological, cultural and socio-economic significance of...
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16
March
2023
| 14:00 Asia/Singapore
There is an old Chinese saying, ren sheng qi shi gu lai xi, which means it is a rare and precious thing for a person to live till the age of 70. The same applies to institutions. The NUS Department of Chinese Studies, which turns 70 this year, is mar...
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16
March
2023
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
Blood cancers are the fifth most common type of cancer globally, with around 1.3 billion new cases of blood cancer diagnosed in 2020 alone. Acute myeloid leukemia (AML), which is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow, is the most common type of acute...
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15
March
2023
| 09:30 Asia/Singapore
More than 750 participants took part in the 2023 Bizad Charity Run on 11 March 2023, raising close to $130,000 that will go towards student bursaries and sustainable causes.Themed ‘Race to Rescue’, the NUS Business School’s annual flagship event, joi...
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14
March
2023
| 15:05 Asia/Singapore
In this series, NUS News highlights the University’s innovative teaching strategies, spotlighting the educators breathing life into the lessons in unique and innovative ways. ...
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14
March
2023
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
Every year, the International Day of Mathematics (IDM) falls on the 14th day of March. The timing is deliberate; even before the IDM was first declared by UNESCO at the 40th session of the General Conference in 2019, the date had already been widely ...
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13
March
2023
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
A new species of cockroach found in Singapore has been named after a Pokemon, Pheromosa. A specimen of the previously unknown species was collected between 2016 and 2017 in a forest at the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve during an insect survey. Its ident...
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09
March
2023
| 21:33 Asia/Singapore
NUS Open House 2023 saw a strong showing by visitors eager to find out about the University’s academic programmes, as it returned in hybrid format from 25 February to 6 March. Some 7.71 million visitors attended the physical and online showcase which...
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09
March
2023
| 10:38 Asia/Singapore
What can we learn from uncomfortable transitions and ambiguous spaces? The highlight of NUS’ performing arts calendar, NUS Arts Festival 2023: Spaces Between, returns to campus from 10 to 26 March 2023, and explores the idea of liminal spaces and the...
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02
March
2023
| 12:29 Asia/Singapore
In this series, NUS News highlights the University’s innovative teaching strategies, spotlighting the educators breathing life into the lessons in unique and innovative ways.  Hiking through the forest, Dr Chua Siew Chin knows she is getting close wh...
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23
February
2023
| 15:00 Asia/Singapore
In collaboration with CNA938How does NUS cultivate highly sought-after talents in the workforce of the future?Find out how the University has developed and broadened our curriculum to better prepare our graduates for the swiftly evolving workplace, a...
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23
February
2023
| 08:45 Asia/Singapore
The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) at NUS received a generous gift of S$101 million from the Low Tuck Kwong Foundation to establish a new fund and scholarship aimed at enhancing opportunities for the next generation of Asian leaders in...
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21
February
2023
| 17:45 Asia/Singapore
Fresh-faced and plunging straight into their first careers – these graduates from the Class of 2022 are poised and well-prepared for the hustle of the working world.With degrees across diverse fields from Business, Computing, Engineering, Economics, ...
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21
February
2023
| 11:46 Asia/Singapore
| By Professor Koh Lian Pin and Audrey Tan |If all the world’s a stage in a show on the plight of our planet, then the show-stoppers must be the extreme weather events pummelling the globe. The supercharged typhoons, severe heat waves and destructive...
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20
February
2023
| 14:20 Asia/Singapore
Singapore, 20 February 2023 - NUS College, Singapore’s first honours college, celebrated its official launch at the National University of Singapore (NUS) today. The College, which welcomed its pioneer batch of first-year students in August last year...
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17
February
2023
| 15:22 Asia/Singapore
The sturdy walking shoes of staff and students at Ridge View Residential College (RVRC) were put to good use when the RVRC community took part in various walks and treks in Singapore to clock the distance for a charitable cause, while taking in the s...
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17
February
2023
| 09:44 Asia/Singapore
Professor Antony Anghie has been conferred the prestigious Manley O. Hudson Medal by the American Society of International Law (ASIL) for his exceptional contributions to scholarship and achievement in international law.Born in Sri Lanka and an intel...
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16
February
2023
| 15:30 Asia/Singapore
A palpable buzz of excitement was generated at the University Sports Centre and Multipurpose Sports Halls on 10 February as thousands of enthusiastic NUS undergraduate and postgraduate students streamed into the venues hosting the NUS Career Fest 202...
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16
February
2023
| 09:30 Asia/Singapore
2023 has just begun, but it is already shaping up to be a busy year for first-year undergraduate from NUS Business School and national table tennis player Pearlyn Koh.  Besides juggling full-time studies and a rigorous training schedule, Pearlyn just...
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14
February
2023
| 14:52 Asia/Singapore
In line with Valentine's Day, the NUS Campus Couples Alumni hosted more than 200 alumni couples and donors at its annual Celebration of Love and Giving Dinner in appreciation of their efforts to support financially-challenged NUS students.This year, ...
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13
February
2023
| 19:36 Asia/Singapore
| By Professor Julian Savulescu | In 1983, Stanislav Petrov “saved the world”.At the height of the Cold War, Lieutenant-Colonel Petrov was the duty officer at a Russian nuclear missile facility when the early warning system flashed red with a heart-s...
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11
February
2023
| 09:30 Asia/Singapore
From mentorship to management, the scientific enterprise is built on so much more than just laboratory experiments and publications. Beyond individual merits, thriving in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) also often hinges on a ...
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10
February
2023
| 10:52 Asia/Singapore
Over the year-end holidays, six second-year students from the College of Humanities and Sciences and NUS College at the National University of Singapore banded together to take on the interdisciplinary challenge of envisioning what the future could b...
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08
February
2023
| 09:53 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) informed its community today that Professor Ho Teck Hua, who has been the Senior Deputy President and Provost of NUS since January 2018, will leave the University to become the fifth President of Nanyang Tec...
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08
February
2023
| 09:53 Asia/Singapore
NUS has announced changes to its senior leadership team with three new appointments: Professor Aaron Thean as Deputy President (Academic Affairs) and Provost, Professor Chen Tsuhan as Deputy President (Innovation and Enterprise) and Professor Liu Bin...
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07
February
2023
| 15:01 Asia/Singapore
Slips, trips and falls (STFs) remain the top causes of major injuries in the workplace. According to the International Labour Organization, more than a million workers globally are injured at work on a daily basis with slips and trips being the prima...
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07
February
2023
| 12:00 Asia/Singapore
| By Associate Professor Simon Poh | We are continuously living in a “VUCA” world that is fraught with volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. The events that unfolded in the last three years, including the COVID-19 outbreak, the Ukraine w...
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06
February
2023
| 09:30 Asia/Singapore
From cleaning beaches and redistributing unwanted food, to repurposing old clothes and plastic waste, over 140 NUS students learnt that there are many different ways to do their part for the environment, during NUS SAVE’s (Students’ Association for V...
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03
February
2023
| 10:33 Asia/Singapore
In this series, NUS News highlights the University’s innovative teaching strategies, spotlighting the educators breathing life into the lessons in unique and innovative ways.  Vibrant red and blue roofs dot the water’s surface, while wooden boats ski...
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