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Mar 20, 2020

A team of NUS researchers has achieved a major technological breakthrough by converting waste rubber tyres into super-light aerogels that have a wide range of applications. This is the first time that aerogels are made from waste rubber tyres. The new rubber aerogels demonstrate remarkable properties — they are...

Mar 20, 2020

The 2020 NTU Plus Academy Winter+ Program, organized by the Office of International Affairs (OIA), drew a total of 70 students from top universities all over the world to engage in short-term studies at NTU. Three programs were offered this winter, namely, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program, the Chinese...

Mar 17, 2020

The Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CU Medicine) analysed more than 300 specimens (including sputum, nasopharyngeal swabs, deep throat saliva, blood, urine and stool) from 14 Hong Kong patients confirmed with COVID-19 and discovered that the virus was detectable in the fecal samples of...

Mar 17, 2020

Scientists and engineers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the University of Leeds in the UK have created the first electrically-driven ‘topological’ laser, which has the ability to route light particles around corners - and to cope with defects in the manufacture of the device...

Mar 04, 2020

HSINCHU, Taiwan -- Although unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) are commonly used in the fields such as communications and agriculture, their use is hampered by their small size and limited battery capacity.

Feb 23, 2020

Feb 20, 2020 (China Knowledge) - Affected by the epidemic outbreak, primary and secondary schools in Shanghai are closed for the longest period to restrict students’ physical contact in schools, and during their travelling. This unprecedented homestay quarantine which is expected to last for about three months, not...

Feb 22, 2020

Speaking multiple languages is essential to the modern world and key to understanding and accessing the viewpoints of a wider cross-section of the population, says Dr. Amanda Murphy, Assistant Professor from the School of Sciences and Humanities at Nazarbayev University.

Feb 15, 2020

The rejuvenated Yunnan Garden, a sprawling open space of greenery, waterscapes and heritage landmarks, will officially open at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) on 13 February 2020.

Feb 15, 2020

Plant corals and you get corals — and more. You get a plethora of marine life to boot. A team of researchers from the NUS Reef Ecology Lab discovered that their underwater nurseries, which provide coral fragments for transplantation in barren areas, have functions beyond propagation and rebuilding coral reefs....

Feb 15, 2020

Fighting tradition and stigma, there are now more fathers in Singapore who are primary caregivers to their children.

The number of stay-at-home fathers is growing slowly but steadily, according to a study by Ms Yvonne Arivalagan, Research Associate with the Institute of Policy Studies at the Lee Kuan Yew...

Jan 27, 2020

SHANGHAI, Jan. 27, 2020 -- The Financial Times today released its annual global MBA ranking and the China Europe International Business School's MBA programme has again ranked fifth globally and first in Asia. The achievement follows that of CEIBS' Global EMBA programme, which was also ranked fifth in the world for...

Jan 22, 2020

A delegation from Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) recently visited Keele University, located in the centre of the United Kingdom, ahead of its students spending a year in the UK to study on the joint diplomacy degree programme that is run in partnership by the two universities.

The delegation from...

Jan 18, 2020

(January 14, 2020 - Hong Kong) The Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Hong Kong (“HKU Business School” or the School) organised a job fair event, titled “Investing in HKU Business School’s Global Talents – Empower and Match”, on January 13 (Monday) at JW Marriott Hotel. This event is exclusive...

Dec 26, 2019

An antioxidant found in the green tea plant could become key to tackling tuberculosis one day, a team of international scientists led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found.

Through laboratory investigations, the team led by NTU Professor Gerhard Grüber discovered how the...

Dec 26, 2019

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) and Cambridge University Judge Business School (CJBS) announced on December 20, 2019 that they will work together to launch two executive education programmes in 2020, focusing on innovation and international management.

Dec 18, 2019

Start from the Sea, Give Children the Gift of a Different Worldview

Dec 18, 2019

Phhom Penh, December 17, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Shiseido Asia Pacific and The Asia Foundation have successfully concluded the inaugural Girls Learning & Leading (GLL) program, a scholarship program empowering marginalized young women at a critical time when many drop out of school to find paying jobs. The...

Dec 16, 2019

An international research team led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found that microorganisms living in the gut may alter the ageing process, which could lead to the development of food-based treatment to slow it down.

All living organisms, including human beings, coexist...

Dec 08, 2019

With a brisk stride, a man sporting a crisp white lab coat and a smile entered the conference room at the Prince of Wales Hospital. As we greeted one another, I realized that, as both painter and surgeon, the individual before me controlled a pair of the most dexterous hands in Asia. The squared, black-rimmed...

Dec 08, 2019

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore’s (NTU Singapore) Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine), in partnership with National Healthcare Group (NHG) and National Neuroscience Institute (NNI), is launching Singapore’s first brain bank.

Hosted at LKCMedicine, the brain bank aims to be a research...

Dec 08, 2019

Wearing a simple gray T-shirt and black jacket, Arnold Chiang holds his notebook computer and quickly browses the website of the “school” he co-founded to find courses offered by more than 300 teachers and student comments.

Different from traditional schools, the online learning platform founded by Chiang...

Dec 02, 2019

In the global rankings of the 2015 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), which assesses the performance of 15-year-olds in mathematics, reading and science, Singapore took the top spot in all three categories. In 2016, in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), Singapore’s...