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Residents of Queenstown can look forward to quality homes and a living environment that will support their physical, social, and mental well-being, to enable them to lead more active and fulfilling lives. The Housing & Development Board (HDB), the National University Health System (NUHS) and the National University of Singapore (NUS), together with multiple stakeholders from …

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 …

There is a marked difference between viewing and interacting with the world as a third-party spectator, and experiencing the action intimately from a first-person point of view. This difference is similar to watching others ride a roller coaster, from the ground, as opposed to riding the roller coaster yourself – what ultimately ends up informing …

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 Functional Intelligent Materials (FIMs). Co-directed by Nobel-Prize-winning materials scientist Professor Sir Konstantin Novoselov and Distinguished Professor Antonio Castro Neto, I-FIM will be the sixth research centre of …

NUS researchers noted a strong positive correlation between the household peak consumption of electricity, specifically in the evenings, and newly reported COVID-19 cases in Singapore Successful mitigation of the COVID-19 pandemic requires effecting massive behavioural change in individuals across the world. For policymakers to evaluate the success of public health interventions, the ability to accurately …

With generous support from Temasek, NUS will further its work on hydrogen technologies and blue carbon ecosystems. As an urban island-state, Singapore has limited access to renewable or alternative energy sources, and faces threats from rising sea levels and other adverse effects of climate change. To enhance the resiliency and sustainability of the nation, researchers …

Researchers from NUS and Scripps Oceanography uncovered how climatic changes influence the evolution of oceanic insects A male Halobates splendens specimen The open oceans are harsh and hostile environments where insects might not be expected to thrive. In fact, only one insect group, ocean skaters, or water striders, has adapted to life on the open …

Dr Filip Biljecki (left) and Mr Abraham Noah Wu (right) at the solar roof of the SDE4 building. As cities around the world continue to urbanise, there is a greater need to expand and optimise existing spaces. Cities have accelerated looking into how underutilised rooftop spaces might contribute to climate action, food production, and other …

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has come up with a new solution to boost the surveillance of designer drug abuse. Led by Professor Eric Chan from the NUS Department of Pharmacy, the team has identified three new urinary biomarkers that could be used to detect consumption of ADB-BUTINACA, an emerging synthetic cannabinoid …

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 …