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Insightful experience at Open Day

NUS News - Sat, 11/03/2017 - 10:21am

About 24,000 eager visitors thronged NUS Kent Ridge and Bukit Timah campuses during NUS Open Day on 11 March. The full-day event featured 112 speakers, 126 talks, 24 programme booths as well as 30 student activity booths, providing an insightful introduction to the University’s transformative education experience, including academic programmes, overseas opportunities and residential life.

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Bringing women to the fore

NUS News - Wed, 08/03/2017 - 1:00am

Women like Prof Linda Kenney, Principal Investigator at the Mechanobiology Institute at NUS, are boldly challenging stereotypes about women’s roles in STEM and paving the way for others to unleash their potential by achieving notable success in their own fields.

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World's top 10 in eight subjects

NUS News - Tue, 07/03/2017 - 9:10pm

NUS was ranked among the world’s 10 best universities in eight subjects including Environmental Sciences, Architecture, Chemistry and Materials Science in this year’s Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings by Subject.

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Yellow cabs for safer rides

NUS News - Tue, 07/03/2017 - 5:30am

A new NUS study has found an explicit link between a taxi’s colour and its accident rate, with yellow taxis being safer than blue ones. 

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NUS Study: Safer to ride in yellow taxis

NUS Press Releases - Tue, 07/03/2017 - 3:33am

A recent study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore has found an explicit link between the colour of a taxi and its accident rate. An analysis of 36 months of detailed taxi, driver and accident data from two fleets of yellow and blue taxis in Singapore suggested that yellow taxis have fewer accidents than blue taxis. The higher visibility of yellow makes it easier for drivers to avoid getting into accidents with yellow taxis, leading to a lower accident rate.

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