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NUS Asia Research Institute launches Asian Peace Programme

Today, the Asia Research Institute (ARI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) announced the launch of the Asian Peace Programme (APP), to initiate and support policy research that will work towards generating an enduring peace in Asia.
30-Jun-2020 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS research team develops portable COVID-19 diagnostic system for rapid on-site testing

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore has developed a portable COVID-19 micro-PCR diagnostic system, Epidax, that enables accurate on-site screening to be completed in about one hour.
29-Jun-2020 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Reusable, foldable and sterilisable ‘shield’ developed by NUS-NUH team provides additional protection for healthcare workers caring for COVID-19 patients

A research team from the National University of Singapore and the National University Hospital has developed a reusable protective barrier which lowers the risk of frontline healthcare workers being exposed to COVID-19 via droplets and aerosols when...
25-Jun-2020 7:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS researchers uncover mysterious tanaids

Research Associate Mr Chim Chee Kong and Research Assistant Ms Samantha Tong from the Tropical Marine Science Institute at the National University of Singapore (NUS) are on a quest to discover the many nameless tanaids in the world, specifically in...
16-Jun-2020 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS Engineers Quintuple the Efficiency of Moving Data Bits in Silicon Chips for Artificial Intelligence Applications

New innovative circuit technique can transfer digital bits at five times lower power consumption than existing chips, prolonging battery life in AI-enabled systems
10-Jun-2020 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS and Stanford Researchers Uncover a New Mindset That Predicts Success

To succeed in modern life, people need to accomplish challenging tasks effectively. Many successful entrepreneurs, businesspeople, students, athletes and more, tend to be more strategic – and hence, more effective – than others at meeting such...
9-Jun-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NUS researchers develop stretchable, self-healing and illuminating material for ‘invincible’ light-emitting devices

Researchers from the National University of Singapore have developed a new stretchable material that can self-heal and light up. The novel material has promising applications that include damage-proof flexible display screens and illuminating...
31-May-2020 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rejuvenated fibroblasts can recover the ability to contract

A recent study from the Mechanobiology Institute at the National University of Singapore has shown that rejuvenated fibroblasts can recover their ability to self-contract. This encouraging discovery holds great potential for applications in...
26-May-2020 9:00 AM 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 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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