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08 April 2020 | Innovators

Two NUS researchers win prestigious NRF Investigatorships

Assoc Prof Shaffique Adam from NUS Physics and Prof Yang Hyunsoo from NUS Electrical and Computational Engineering discuss the innovative research they plan to undertake with their recently awarded research grants.

06 April 2020 | Impact

Hereditary mutation that drives aggressive head and neck, and lung cancers in Asians

New research from CSI Singapore revealed a genetic variant in a gene called MET that is responsible for more aggressive growth of head and neck, and lung cancers in Asian populations. 

02 April 2020 | Impact

Tapping quantum computing for problem solving

NUS and IBM embarked on a three-year collaboration, the first of its kind in Southeast Asia, to find ways to use quantum computing to solve real-world problems and train quantum scientists. NUS researchers will now have access to 15 of IBM's powerful quantum computing systems via a cloud service.

31 March 2020 | Insights

Electric cars and fuel cells: A hopeful outlook for a sustainable ‘car-lite’ Singapore

Two NUS experts weigh in on Singapore's measures to encourage the switch to electric vehicles as it takes steps to address climate change.

26 March 2020 | Innovators

Duke-NUS researchers at the front line of COVID-19

Professor Wang Linfa and Assistant Professor Danielle Anderson from Duke-NUS Medical School speak about the breakthroughs and challenges they have faced in tackling COVID-19.

20 March 2020 | Impact

Renowned Singaporean conservation scientist to join NUS

Professor Koh Lian Pin, an award-winning conservation scientist, will join NUS Biological Sciences to start a new research centre to develop nature-based solutions to inform climate policies, strategies and actions.

In Focus

Research

Two NUS researchers win prestigious NRF Investigatorships
Hereditary mutation that drives aggressive head and neck, and lung cancers in Asians
Tapping quantum computing for problem solving
Electric cars and fuel cells: A hopeful outlook for a sustainable ‘car-lite’ Singapore
Changing the world, one dive at a time
Duke-NUS researchers at the front line of COVID-19