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Indian comedian Zakir Khan set to return to Singapore

LA Comedy Live welcomes back its first indian comedian Zakir Khan to Singapore on June 25 at the National University of Singapore.


Grew up exposed to socio-cultural diversity of South Asia, says ISAS director Professor Iqbal Singh Sevea

Singaporean-Indian Professor Iqbal Singh Sevea took charge as the director of the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) at National...

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Harvard tops US News Global Universities Ranking 2022; NUS, NTU 2nd and 3rd in Asia

The NUS and NTU ranked second and third in Asia in the Harvard top US News & World Report of the Best Global Universities rankings.


Incoming dean of NUS Law 'relinquishes appointment' 2 weeks after announcement due to personal reasons

Incoming dean of National University of Singapore Faculty of Law Professor Hans Tjio has relinquished his appointment for personal reasons....


NUS researchers develop foldable tent for safe dental care during pandemic

As dentists are at a high risk of exposure to COVID-19, and other critical infectious diseases, researchers from National University...


NUS researchers derive optimal drug combination against COVID-19 using AI

NUS researchers found that the optimal drug therapy was a combination of the drugs remdesivir, ritonavir, and lopinavir at specific doses.


NUS-affiliated company develops 60-second test for COVID-19

In a pilot clinical trial that involved 180 patients, the test kit achieved more than 90 per cent accuracy.


First human trial in Singapore for COVID-19 vaccine to begin soon: Duke-NUS

In a press statement, Duke-NUS Medical School said its Clinical Trial Application for the COVID-19 vaccine candidate LUNAR-COV19 has been...


NUS designs 3 new nasal swabs for COVID-19 testing to address shortages

Researchers from NUS have developed three swab designs to address the global shortage of nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs, and to ensure Singapore...


NUS to offer cross-disciplinary degrees from next academic year

National University of Singapore (NUS) is transforming its educational model to give students the flexibility to pursue programmes across...


NUS researchers develop on-site COVID-19 test that delivers result in an hour

The new system, called Epidax, will enable COVID-19 screening to be conducted directly at various testing stations, and patients can get...


Singapore's former DPM S Jayakumar appointed Pro-Chancellor of NUS

The appointment was made by President Madam Halimah Yacob, who is also the Chancellor of NUS.


NUS develops tool to help Muslims with diabetes to fast safely

Researchers from the NUS have developed a tool named ‘Fasting Algorithm for Singaporeans with Type 2 Diabetes’ (FAST) to help Muslims...


NUS initiative creates 1,000 jobs and traineeships for graduating students

NUS announced the Resilience and Growth (R&G) Initiative, which offers 1,000 full-time salaried positions and paid traineeships in diverse...


Duke-NUS scientists uncover mechanisms of biological clock that could help with sleeping disorders

Scientists at Duke-NUS have uncovered mechanisms of biological clock that could lead to therapies for sleep disorders.


Increased golfing activities by developers lead to lower bids for land parcels: NUS study

According to a new NUS study, golf patterns of senior executives change significantly following the semi-annual releases of the...


New microsensor by NUS scientists is tiny enough to be injected under the skin

A team of Singapore researchers has developed a highly sensitive wireless technology that can monitor health indicators using microsensors...


Eminent Indian-origin financial economist appointed as MAS term professor at NUS

Eminent financial economist Professor Amit Seru has been appointed by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Monetary Authority...


NUS creates new metallic material for soft robots used in rescue missions

A team of researchers from National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a novel method of creating a new metal-based material for...


Indian-origin researcher Ashok Venkitaraman to head NUS cancer research institute

Widely recognised for his contributions to cancer genetics and biology, Professor Venkitaraman is the currently Ursula Zoellner Professor of...


NUS launches first Asian Sikh studies programme outside India

To commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the Singaporean Sikh community in collaboration with the National University...


NUS food scientists give soy pulp a new lease of life – as healthy probiotic drink

Food scientists at NUS have found a way to give soy pulp a new lease of life by turning it into a healthy probiotic drink.


Singapore Airlines’ tryst with digital innovation a flightplan to become best airline again

To boost its technological capabilities and regain the title of the best airline, national carrier Singapore Airlines has partnered with...


Inaugural Singapore South Asian International Film Festival to start on September 1

Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (Sg.SAIFF), which is starting from September 1, organised a press conference today about...


Indian diaspora story is constantly evolving - Parag Khanna

Parag Khanna, a Senior Research Fellow at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore (NUS), is well...

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