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The National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore’s flagship university, which offers a global approach to education, research, and entrepreneurship, with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise. We have 17 faculties across three campuses in Singapore, as well as 12 NUS Overseas Colleges across the world. Close to 40,000 students from 100 countries enrich our vibrant and diverse campus community.

A six-year study, led by Assistant Professor Feng Lei (left) from the National University of Singapore, found that seniors who ate more than 300 grams of cooked mushrooms a week were half as likely to have mild cognitive impairment. Dr Irwin Cheah (right) is a member of the research team. Credit: National University of Singapore

Eating mushrooms may reduce the risk of cognitive decline

A team from the Department of Psychological Medicine and Department of Biochemistry at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University...
A study by scientists from the National University of Singapore revealed that the genetic composition of endangered Milky Storks is eroded by crossbreeding with their cousins, the Painted Storks. Credit: Eddy Lee Kam Pang

Crossbreeding threatens conservation of endangered Milky Storks

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has discovered that the conservation of Milky Storks (Mycteria cinerea), an endangered wading...
Researchers from the NUS Centre for Advanced 2D Materials examining the quality of graphene samples. Credit: National University of Singapore

Researchers offer solution in fight against fake Graphene

Ever since the isolation of graphene was first achieved in 2004, there has been an explosion in graphene-related research and development, with hundreds of...
Mangroves like this could have a significant role in the future by mitigating the carbon emissions of certain nations. Photo credit: Pierre Taillardat

Mangroves can help countries mitigate their carbon emissions, study

Geographers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have found that coastal vegetation such as mangroves, seagrasses, and salt marshes may be the most...
A team led by Prof Liu Xiaogang developed perovskite nanocrystals (in the bottles) that are highly sensitive to X-ray irradiation. Credit: National University of Singapore

Chemists opens the door to safer and less expensive X-ray imaging

Professor Liu Xiaogang and his team from the Department of Chemistry under the NUS Faculty of Science had developed novel lead halide perovskite nanocrystals...
NUS scientists developed eco-friendly and energy-saving air-conditioner

NUS scientists developed eco-friendly and energy-saving air-conditioner

A group of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has spearheaded another water-based air-conditioner system that cools the air to as low...
Robotic Manta Ray

NUS-developed manta ray robot swims faster and operates up to 10 hours

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have created MantaDroid, an aquatic robot that emulates the swimming locomotion of manta rays. The robotic...

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