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NUS doctoral student Ms Yeo Huiqing (left) and undergraduate student Ms Yeoh Tze Xuan (right), who were part of the research team, sampling mosquito larvae from standing water on dried leaves. (Photo: Nalini Puniamoorthy) A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS), led by Assistant Professor Nalini Puniamoorthy from the Department of …

Wellcome Trust has provided a grant of S$2.5 million to the National University of Singapore (NUS) to establish the Asian Clinical Research Network (ACRN) to conduct antimicrobial clinical research to develop the most effective ways to treat and prevent life-threatening drug-resistant infections. This will be the first clinical trial network established in Asia focusing on drug-resistant …

Landmark findings underscore the importance of reducing exposure to fine respiratory aerosols, especially in indoor environments The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been thought to spread primarily when an infected person coughs or sneezes, but little is known about its transmissibility through activities such as breathing, talking and singing. A new study led by researchers …

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Amazon Web Services (AWS) for a collaboration to boost the development of quantum communication and computing technologies, and explore potential industry applications of quantum capabilities. Quantum computing has the potential to solve computational problems that are beyond the reach of classical …

The Social Service Research Centre (SSR) at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is aiming to ramp up practice research capabilities of social service agencies in Singapore. It has received a S$1.4 million boost from the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) and Tote Board for a Capability Development Programme …

The six works shortlisted for the NUS Singapore History Prize. The Department of History at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences today announced six inspirational works that have been shortlisted for the second run of the NUS Singapore History Prize – the first-ever history prize devoted entirely to Singapore history. A five-member nominating committee, drawn from …

Assistant Professor Charles Lim (back) and Dr Zhang Gong (front) with their team’s first-of-its-kind quantum power limiter device. Quantum key distribution (QKD) is a method for secure communication that uses quantum mechanics to encrypt information. While the security of QKD is unbreakable in principle, if it is incorrectly implemented, vital information could still be stolen …

The National University of Singapore’s School of Computing (NUS Computing) has launched the Centre for Computing for Social Good & Philanthropy (CCSGP) to provide students with opportunities to give back to society and to cultivate a philanthropic ethos among future generations of tech leaders. The new Centre was officially launched today by Mr Heng Swee …

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the University of the Ryukyus has recently identified and described a bizarre new genus and species of xanthid crab found on Okinawa Island, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Named Mabui calculus, it is unique among the 7,800 species of known crabs in having strongly asymmetrical male and …

An artist’s impression of the STDCT which will be housed on NUS’ Kent Ridge campus The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), together with key stakeholders in Singapore’s data centre industry, have established a new S$23 million research programme to develop innovative and sustainable cooling solutions for data centres located in tropical locations. …