A multi-disciplinary team from NTU is embarking on a research project to develop new capabilities so the wealth management industry can better combat money laundering practices through the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning.
An international team of researchers led by NTU Singapore has grown ‘miniature kidneys’ in the laboratory that could be used to better understand how kidney diseases develop in individual patients.
A new sci-art sculpture imitating the fluttering of butterflies on the lush green campus of NTU was unveiled on 15 Aug. Comprising 1,200 magenta and purple butterflies mounted on aluminium and that move with the wind, Loop is a 4.5-metre tall work that evokes the mathematical infinity sign.
NTU Singapore has rocketed up 23 places to 73rd globally in the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). This is its best result since the ARWU rankings began in 2003. NTU’s improvement of 23 places from 96th position last year is also the largest since 2016.
The Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine), a partnership between NTU and Imperial College London, held a White Coat ceremony on 13 Aug to welcome its seventh batch of 150 medical students this year, its largest intake to date.
NTU Singapore and the ASEAN Secretariat have teamed up to launch ASEAN Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance Phase 2, a three-year disaster risk management plan that aims to strengthen the financial resiliency of ASEAN member states when natural disasters strike.
The world's top economic minds are gathering in Singapore to exchange fresh ideas on how to accelerate the global economy. The Singapore Economic Review Conference brings together some 330 leading economists, business people, and past and current policymakers from nearly 40 countries.
In a commentary, Grace Tay, a second-year student at NTU Asian School of the Environment, wrote about her field trip to Bali, an eye-opening experience looking at Bali from the geoscientific, societal and ecological perspectives.
Students pursuing the double degree programme in biomedical sciences and Chinese medicine at NTU Singapore will soon get to apply what they learn at Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital (KWSH). NTU and KWSH are launching a new internship programme and will also set up an exchange programme for physicians at both institutions.KWSH will unveil a new residency programme for fresh NTU graduate physicians at the end of the year – a first by the Hospital. Trainees will be supervised by KWSH’s senior TCM physicians for a period of two to three years.
Physicists from NTU and the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen, Denmark, have devised a method to turn a non-magnetic metal into a magnet using laser light. The new theory by Assistant Professor Justin Song from NTU's School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences and Associate Professor Mark Rudner from Niels Bohr Institute, was published in the scientific journal Nature Physics.