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Nobel Laureate Konstantin Novoselov joins NUS

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Professor Sir Konstantin Novoselov FRS joins the National University of Singapore as Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering on 8 April 2019.
4-Apr-2019 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Debt reduction improves psychological and cognitive function, enabling better decision-making

While many of the poor are burdened with debt, helping them financially is controversial because their debts are often believed to result from bad habits. A new study by the Social Service Research Centre (SSR) at the National University of...
25-Mar-2019 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS researchers create water-resistant electronic skin with self-healing abilities

A team of NUS researchers led by Assistant Professor Benjamin Tee has created a transparent electronic skin that repairs itself in both wet and dry conditions
18-Mar-2019 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS study: Eating mushrooms may reduce the risk of cognitive decline

Researchers from the National University of Singapore found that seniors who consume more than two standard portions of mushrooms weekly may have 50 per cent reduced odds of having mild cognitive impairment.
12-Mar-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Freddy Boey appointed Deputy President (Innovation & Enterprise)

The National University of Singapore (NUS) today announced that Professor Freddy Boey, Senior Vice President (Graduate Education & Research Translation) will become Deputy President (Innovation & Enterprise) from 1 April 2019. Prof Boey will be...
21-Feb-2019 11:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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NUS marine scientists find toxic bacteria on microplastics retrieved from tropical waters

A team of marine scientists from the National University of Singapore had uncovered toxic bacteria living on the surfaces of microplastics (which are pieces of plastic smaller than 5 millimetres in size) collected from the coastal areas of...
11-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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NUS study: Nanoparticles may promote cancer metastasis

Researchers from the National University of Singapore have found that cancer nanomedicine, which are designed to kill cancer cells, may accelerate metastasis. Using breast cancer as a model, they discovered that common nanoparticles made from gold,...
31-Jan-2019 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Crossbreeding threatens conservation of endangered Milky Storks: NUS study

A team of researchers led by Assistant Professor Frank Rheindt from the National University of Singapore has discovered that the conservation of Milky Storks, an endangered wading bird native to Southeast Asia, is threatened due to crossbreeding...
31-Jan-2019 10:00 AM EST 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 12 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.

For more information on NUS, please visit www.nus.edu.sg.

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