Biology

Meet the 2020 CoS Valedictorians: Malcolm Ho (SBS)

Meet the 2020 CoS Valedictorians: Malcolm Ho (SBS)

The convocation ceremonies for this year have been postponed in light of the pandemic, but don’t let that dampen your spirits to celebrate this important milestone! In this series, Science@NTU took some time to know the 2020 CoS valedictorians. Last but not least, we have Malcolm Ho from the School of Biological Sciences. Read more

Human-tiger conflicts in Sumatra – using data modeling to tailor management response

Human-tiger conflicts in Sumatra – using data modeling to tailor management response

“The most important thing when working with human-tiger conflicts, as well as other conflicts involving humans and predatory animals attacks, is to work collaboratively and to prepare the local communities in how to deal with or mitigate conflict situations. This human-tiger conflict risk map will help prioritize areas and enable more effective use of the limited resources available”, says ASE PhD candidate Muhammad Irfansyah Lubis, lead author of a new paper published in the journal Animal Conservation.
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Testing wastewater supports monitoring of COVID-19 in Singapore

Testing wastewater supports monitoring of COVID-19 in Singapore

ASE/SCELSE Associate Professor Janelle Thompson is leading a team of scientists from NTU-SCELSE working with the NEA Environmental Health Institute to monitor the presence of the virus causing COVID-19 (SARS‐COV‐2) in wastewater in Singapore. Measuring the presence of virus in wastewater is not only cost effective but could also help trace new outbreaks at an early stage. Read more

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