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NTU launches eight mobile-learning courses for professionals

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has launched eight mobile-learning courses aimed at upskilling working professionals – both alumni...

Singapore

Scientists from NTU, SMART and MIT discover potential treatment for severe malaria

The discovery could improve an infected patient’s chances of recovery, as well as lower the risk of the patient developing a more serious...

Singapore

MOE to remove all exams for primary 1 and 2 students by 2019, reduce perceived examination stakes

The Holistic Development Profile (HDP), commonly known as the ‘report book’, will also be adjusted at all levels to better support a...

Singapore

NUS’ new AI-powered career app helps students develop skills for their dream job

Jointly developed by NUS and JobTech, NUS career+ is a unique mobile application that provides advice to students on education planning and...

Singapore

Indian Americans have donated USD1.2 bn to varsities since 2000: Study

According to a study by a nonprofit organisation in the US, Indian Americans donated USD1.2 billion to 37 US universities between 2000 and...

USA

NUS loses "top university in Asia" title, drops one spot in Times ranking

This is also the first time that a university from China has claimed the top position in Asia.

Singapore

NTU Singapore receives S$9 million boost to attract top young researchers from Swedish universities

Under the new Wallenberg-NTU postdoctoral fellowship programme, some of Sweden’s most outstanding young scientists will spend two years at...

Singapore

NUS Computing forms blockchain think tank CRYSTAL

NUS Computing has announced the creation of the CRYSTAL Centre, an academic research laboratory and think tank on blockchains.

Singapore

NTU, IIT Madras to offer joint PhD programme as part of research collaboration efforts

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras has joined hands with the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, to offer a...

Singapore

NUS launches innovation4.0 building to support Smart Nation efforts

This six-storey i4.0 building houses 12 interdisciplinary research entities responsible for building the university’s strategic...

Singapore

NUS researchers use AI to treat patients with advanced cancer

NUS researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that is able to successfully treat a patient with advanced cancer...

Singapore

The bar is raised for lawyers in Singapore

The Ministry of Law (MinLaw) will be strengthening the professional training regime for lawyers in Singapore.

Singapore

GCE O-Level Tamil literature paper rescheduled due to Deepavali

The paper will be postponed from Wednesday, November 7, 2pm to Monday, November 19, 10am.

Singapore

NTU to build Asia's largest wooden building by 2021

NTU Singapore's newest academic building is set to be Asia’s largest wooden building at 40,000 gross square metres.

Singapore

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

Cultivating a love for learning: GIIS Primary Programme

The Primary Programme at Global Indian International School (GIIS) focuses on planting the seed of love for learning in young children.

Education

Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level results to be declared on Jan 12

The results of the 2017 Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level (GCE O-Level) examination will be released on...

Singapore

Eight-year-old Indian-origin transgender girl sues her school over discrimination

An eight-year-old Indian-origin transgender girl and her family have sued a US school for allegedly forcing her to wear a boy’s uniform.

USA

MIT researcher Manisha Mohan develops device to detect signs of assault

An Indian-American student from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is getting the attention of the world for her invention of a...

USA

Singapore invests in new Satellite Technology to enhance search and rescue capabilities

CAAS and MPA have invested in a new Medium-altitude Earth Orbit Search (MEOSAR) ground system to enhance search and rescue capabilities in...

Singapore

Indian students worry about physical safety in US: Survey

Indian students have a ‘high level of concern’ about the potential danger of studying in the US and a large number of them worry about...

Global

NRI donates 10 lakh to school in Punjab

Amrik Singh, a US-based NRI, has donated INR10 lakh for the renovation of Government Elementary School in Kalewal, Punjab.

USA NRI Stories

Indian-origin professor with team develops new handheld device for cervical cancer screening

An Indian-American professor and her team have developed a new handheld, low-cost device that will soon check for cervical cancer without...

USA

Indian-American Viral Patel invents dryer that requires no heat

Indian-American research and development associate Viral Patel and his team of researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee...

USA

Stanford researchers including Indian-American develop 3-D chip that combines computing, data storage

Stanford researchers, including Indian-American professor Subhasish Mitra, have developed a three-dimensional chip that can process larger...

USA