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NTU Singapore has announced its Sustainability Manifesto that will propel its wide-ranging sustainability efforts over the next 15 years and solidify the University’s position as a global leader in sustainability. By 2035, NTU will strive to achieve carbon neutrality, along with a 50 percent reduction in carbon emissions. As part of its manifesto, NTU announced the establishment …

The Singapore Energy Centre (SgEC) inaugural clean energy workshop was held virtually over Zoom and broadcasted live on YouTube on 12 Oct. The workshop brings together researchers and representatives from various agencies and related industries to unpack ways to accelerate Singapore’s clean energy transition efforts, highlighting the challenges and opportunities in the industry. It was …

A joint team of researchers in Singapore have have developed a capability to detect airborne SARS-CoV-2 RNA – the nucleic acid coding for the virus that causes COVID-19 – indoors through air sampling. The COVID-19 Delta variant’s rapid spread in Singapore and globally underlines the need for rapid identification of the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in …

DBS and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) are collaborating on initiatives to help Singapore’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) scale their businesses overseas in the new normal and seize emerging opportunities in the APAC region. Under the agreement, NTU and DBS will offer the national Enterprise Leadership for Transformation (ELT) programme, in partnership with Enterprise Singapore. The programme …

NTU Singapore was host to the second edition of the Singaporean Researchers Global Summit (SRGS) on 20 and 21 September. The two-day event, held in a hybrid (virtual and in-person) format, brought together Singapore Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) and connected Singaporean researchers both home and abroad to exchange ideas and knowledge. Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating …

NTU Singapore is having a double celebration at this year’s Convocation – honouring the achievements of the Class of 2021 and kickstarting the University’s 30th anniversary celebrations. Over 9,200 graduands will receive their degrees at the NTU Convocation 2021 in 44 in-person ceremonies held from 17 September to 2 October. Marking the occasion this year is …

A team of scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has developed a predictive computer model that, when tested on real pandemic data, proposed strategies that would have reduced the rate of both COVID-19 infections and deaths by an average of 72 per cent, based on a sample from four countries. The model, called NSGA-II, could …

Materials scientists from NTU Singapore have found a way to prevent internal short-circuits, the main cause of fires in lithium (Li)-ion batteries. Billions of Li-ion batteries are produced annually for use in mobile phones, laptops, personal mobile devices, and the huge battery packs of electric vehicles and aircraft. This global battery demand is set to grow, with …

Scientists from NTU Singapore, in collaboration with clinicians at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) in Singapore, have developed a novel method that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to screen for glaucoma, a group of eye diseases that can cause vision loss and blindness through damage to the optic nerve at the back of the eye. Glaucoma …

LKCMedicine is the fourth Asian university since 2013 to receive the international award, placing it among notable past winners such as the University of Sydney, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, USA, and Charité, Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany. Sought after by medical schools across the world, the ASPIRE Award is the only award of its kind …