The 51st International Chemistry Olympiad was held in Paris, France from 21st to 30th July. The Singapore team clinched two gold Medals and two silver Medals, ranking fifth amongst 80 participating countries.
Congratulations to A/P Goki Eda for being appointed Dean’s Chair for the period 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2022.
Congratulations to A/P Zhao Yu for being appointed Dean’s Chair for the period 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2022.
Congratulations to Professors Wu Jishan and Liu Xiaogang for winning the 2019 National Research Foundation (NRF) Investigatorship.
Congratulations to Dr Rowan Young for winning the Thieme Chemistry Journals Award 2019.
Congratulations to Asst Prof CHNG Shu Sin for being awarded the 2019 Walter Shaw Young Investigator Award for Lipid Research.
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Photocatalytic hydrogen production from water
Professor Jiang Donglin's group has developed carbon-conjugated covalent organic frameworks for visible light-driven catalytic production of hydrogen gas from water. Hydrogen gas is becoming important as a storage medium for sustainable energy applications. Click here to read the article
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Universal latent anion donors for ultralow work function solution-processable electrodes
ONDL scientists have reported in Nature (25 September) the discovery of latent universal electron donors from common anions, like oxalate, which can potently transfer electrons to organic semiconductors, realising the dream to achieve electron injection layers with ultralow work functions which can yet be processed from solution in the ambient. Click here to read the article
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Pioneering new 'Trojan horse' cancer drug
A team of NUS pharmacists and chemists has developed a new anti-cancer drug that has less toxic effects to the kidneys. The novel drug enters the ‘powerhouses’ of cancer cells to launch an attack, without harming healthy cells. Click here to read the article.
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The 51st International Chemistry Olympiad results
The 51st International Chemistry Olympiad was held in Paris, France from 21st to 30th July. The Singapore team clinched two gold Medals and two silver Medals, ranking fifth amongst 80 participating countries. Mr Hu Yunghao from the Raffles Institution was also placed world no. 14 among 308 participants.
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NUS Chemistry: 1st in Asia and 7th in the world
The Department remains one of the top 10 chemistry programmes worldwide. Based on the latest QS University Rankings by Subject, NUS Chemistry retained the position as the 1st in Asia and the 7th internationally for 5 years in a row. While rankings are only one measure of the excellence of our programmes, the Department’s consistent strong international recognition as a leading institution provides added ...
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Impact of Basic Science in Modern Society
In conjunction with Global Young Scientists Summit (GYSS) 2019 organised by the National Research Foundation Singapore, the Department of Chemistry hosted a panel discussion with 3 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry - Professor Aaron Ciechanover, Professor Michael Levitt, and Sir Fraser Stoddart – in NUS Faculty of Science LT27 on Wed, 23 Jan 2019. The discussion was moderated by Professor Shu Sin Chng ...
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International award for our lipid biochemist!
Congratulations to Associate Professor CHNG Shu Sin for being awarded the 2019 Walter Shaw Young Investigator Award for Lipid Research by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). The winner was nominated by colleagues and other leaders in his field for making outstanding research contributions in the area of lipids as a young investigator. Assoc. Prof CHNG will deliver an award lecture at the ASBMB annual meeting in April 2019. For more information, see ...




 
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