NUS - National University of Singapore Newsroom (Press Releases)

2021
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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13
August
2021
| 13:45 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) announced today that it will be appointing Professor Lionel Wee as the new Dean of its Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. He will concurrently hold the position of Co-Dean of the NUS College of Humanities ...
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13
August
2021
| 13:44 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has released its inaugural Impact Report, highlighting the University’s wide-ranging contributions over the past five years, from 2016 to 2020.The report details the University’s efforts and progress in shap...
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12
August
2021
| 10:03 Asia/Singapore
Life3 Biotech (Life3) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Faculty of Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS) to incorporate electrospinning technology into food tech. It will be a world’s first foray to integrate...
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11
August
2021
| 15:55 Asia/Singapore
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been thought to spread primarily when an infected person coughs or sneezes, but little is known about its transmissibility through activities such as breathing, talking and singing.A new study led by resear...
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04
August
2021
| 11:50 Asia/Singapore
Singapore-listed companies and trusts have continued to uphold high standards of governance and transparency, faring better in how they disclose their practices and sustainability measures to investors and stakeholders, according to the Singapore Gov...
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02
August
2021
| 10:10 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Amazon Web Services (AWS) for a collaboration to boost the development of quantum communication and computing technologies, and explore potential industry ...
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22
July
2021
| 14:17 Asia/Singapore
The Social Service Research Centre (SSR) at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is aiming to ramp up practice research capabilities of social service agencies in Singapore. It has received a S$1.4 million ...
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14
July
2021
| 17:10 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to collaborate in the areas of innovation and enterprise. The MOU underscores the two universities’...
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12
July
2021
| 12:22 Asia/Singapore
The Department of History at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences today announced six inspirational works that have been shortlisted for the second run of the NUS Singapore History Prize – the first-ever history prize devoted entirely to Singa...
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08
July
2021
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
Quantum key distribution (QKD) is a method for secure communication that uses quantum mechanics to encrypt information. While the security of QKD is unbreakable in principle, if it is incorrectly implemented, vital information could still be stolen b...
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29
June
2021
| 17:18 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore’s School of Computing (NUS Computing) has launched the Centre for Computing for Social Good & Philanthropy (CCSGP) to provide students with opportunities to give back to society and to cultivate a philanthropic et...
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26
June
2021
| 10:58 Asia/Singapore
Starting from today until 3 July 2021, the National University of Singapore (NUS) will celebrate the graduation of more than 23,500 students from the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021 over a total of 60 online ceremonies. This is the first time tha...
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22
June
2021
| 10:03 Asia/Singapore
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the University of the Ryukyus has recently identified and described a bizarre new genus and species of xanthid crab found on Okinawa Island, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Named Mabui ...
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16
June
2021
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), together with key stakeholders in Singapore’s data centre industry, have established a new S$23 million research programme to develop innovati...
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14
June
2021
| 10:50 Asia/Singapore
Many butterfly species bear distinct circular markings known as eyespots on their wings, and the functions of these rings of contrasting colours vary. A long-standing theory is that they serve as anti-predator defences – small eyespots along the wing...
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11
June
2021
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
Advancements in wearable technology are reshaping the way we live, work and play, and also how healthcare is delivered and received. Wearables that have weaved their way into everyday life include smart watches and wireless earphones, while in the he...
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07
June
2021
| 13:00 Asia/Singapore
Cancer patients who are undergoing targeted therapy can look forward to a new blood test that could tell their doctors whether the treatment is working, within one day after the start of the treatment. This will significantly speed up the evaluation ...
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