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NUS graduates are among the world’s top 10 most employable

Graduates from the National University of Singapore (NUS) are enjoying better career prospects and continue to be among the world’s most employable, a global survey of recruiters published today has confirmed. NUS has jumped six spots to be placed...
14-Nov-2018 11:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


NUS Innovation Opens Doors to Smaller, Cheaper and Long-Lasting IoT Sensors

Researchers from the Green IC research group at the National University of Singapore have invented a low-cost ‘battery-less’ wake-up timer – in the form of an on-chip circuit – that significantly reduces power consumption of silicon chips...
13-Nov-2018 10:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


NUS confers honorary degree on Prime Minister of Malaysia YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad

The National University of Singapore today recognised the achievements of two outstanding alumni – YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia, and YABhg Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Haji Mohd Ali – with university honours.
13-Nov-2018 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


NUS researchers offer solution in fight against fake graphene

A new study by researchers from the National University of Singapore has uncovered a major problem – a lack of graphene production standards has led to many cases of poor quality products from suppliers. Such practices can impede the progress of...
13-Nov-2018 1:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


The tale of a spider and a pitcher plant: NUS study explains how two predators can benefit from collaboration

Two recent studies by ecologists from the National University of Singapore have shed light on the relationship between the slender pitcher plant and its ‘tenant’, the crab spider Thomisus nepenthiphilus, providing insights to the little known...
11-Nov-2018 10:45 PM EST Add to Favorites


NUS study: Mangroves can help countries mitigate their carbon emissions

Geographers from the National University of Singapore have found that coastal vegetation such as mangroves, seagrasses, and salt marshes may be the most effective habitats to mitigate carbon emissions.
9-Nov-2018 12:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


NUS researchers turn plastic bottle waste into ultralight supermaterial with wide-ranging applications

World’s first PET aerogels cut plastic waste, and are suitable for heat and sound insulation, oil spill cleaning, carbon dioxide absorption, as well as fire safety applications.
2-Nov-2018 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS study: RNA defects linked to multiple myeloma progression in high risk patients

Researchers from the Cancer Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore have uncovered an association between RNA abnormalities and MM progression.
31-Oct-2018 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore’s flagship university, which offers a global approach to education, research and entrepreneurship, with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise. We have 17 faculties across three campuses in Singapore, as well as 11 NUS Overseas Colleges across the world. Close to 40,000 students from 100 countries enrich our vibrant and diverse campus community.

Our multidisciplinary and real-world approach to education, research and entrepreneurship enables us to work closely with industry, governments and academia to address crucial and complex issues relevant to Asia and the world. Researchers in our faculties, 29 university-level research institutes, research centres of excellence and corporate labs focus on themes that include energy, environmental and urban sustainability; treatment and prevention of diseases common among Asians; active ageing; advanced materials; as well as risk management and resilience of financial systems. Our latest research focus is on the use of data science, operations research and cybersecurity to support Singapore's Smart Nation initiative.

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