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NUS appoints new Dean for Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has appointed Norwegian composer and researcher Dr Peter Tornquist as the new Dean to lead the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (YST). Dr Tornquist will begin his term of office in February 2022.
15-Nov-2021 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Over 1,700 book reviews of Charles Darwin’s works go online

A compilation of over 1,700 contemporary book reviews of Charles Darwin’s works, in 16 languages and spanning the years 1835 to the early 20th century was launched online. The collection of book reviews has been added to Darwin Online, a...
11-Nov-2021 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Cisco and NUS launch S$54 million Corporate Laboratory to boost innovation and research and accelerate Singapore’s digital economy

Global technology leader Cisco and National University of Singapore (NUS) today launched the S$54 million Cisco-NUS Accelerated Digital Economy Corporate Laboratory to boost innovation and research in 5 strategic areas: artificial intelligence,...
5-Nov-2021 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study led by NUS researchers reveals climate change increases fluvial sediment in the high mountains of Asia

To examine the impact of a warmer and wetter climate in High Mountain Asia, Professor Lu Xixi and Dr Dongfeng Li from the Department of Geography at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences led an international...
29-Oct-2021 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS researchers develop world’s first smart bandage that detects multiple biomarkers for onsite chronic wound monitoring

A research team led by the National University of Singapore has developed a smart wearable sensor that can conduct real-time, point-of-care assessment of chronic wounds wirelessly via an app. A world’s first, the novel sensor technology can detect...
21-Oct-2021 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS launches revolutionary materials science research centre

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has launched the Institute for Functional Intelligent Materials (I-FIM) – the world’s first institute dedicated to the design, synthesis, and application of FIMs. Such designer materials with dynamic...
7-Oct-2021 8:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Electricity consumption reveals proactive community response to COVID-19 progression

An NUS study revealed strong positive correlation between domestic electricity use and newly reported cases in Singapore at the height of the pandemic in 2020. This can be useful for policymakers to assess people’s willingness in embracing...
4-Oct-2021 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Newly developed software unveils relationships between RNA modifications and cancers

Researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at NUS has developed a software called ModTect that can help reveal the relationships between RNA modifications and the development of diseases and disorders. Their work...
9-Sep-2021 8:50 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, with more than 40,000 students from 100 countries enriching our vibrant and diverse campus community. We have also established our NUS Overseas Colleges programme in more than 15 cities around the world.

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, 30 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; active ageing; advanced materials; risk management and resilience of financial systems; Asian studies; and Smart Nation capabilities such as artificial intelligence, data science, operations research and cybersecurity.

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