"High-impact research that advances the boundaries of knowlege and contributes to the betterment of society"


Prof Barry HalliwellWelcome to NUS! The University performs cutting-edge research over a range of disciplinary and cross-disciplinary areas. The ODPRT mission is to facilitate research at NUS, and establish world-leading research programmes. ODPRT oversees the 24 NUS university-level research institutes and centres and 3 Research Centres of Excellence, sets policies for research, oversees the allocation of strategic research funds, and works to expand research funding. ODPRT also maintains the NUS Research Integrity Code, oversees the NUS Institutional Review Board (IRB), the NUS Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) and the NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering (NGS).

ODPRT aims to support researchers in every way possible. Direct feedback from researchers to the ODPRT is always welcome.

Professor Barry Halliwell
Deputy President (Research and Technology)



July 2014

"Dissociable contribution of prefrontal and striatal dopaminergic genes to learning in economic games"
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Prof Richard Ebstein / Prof Chew Soo Hong
Dept of Psychology / Dept of Economics, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

June 2014

"Mfsd2a is a Transporter for the Essential Omega-3 Fatty Acid Docosahexaenoic Acid"
Full paper [Public access | NUS access]

Assoc Prof David L. Silver
Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disorders Program
Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School

May 2014

"A sensitive two-photon probe to selectively detect monoamine oxidase B activity in Parkinson's disease models"
Full paper [Public access | NUS access]

Assoc Prof Lim Kah Leong
Dept of Physiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine/
Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School

April 2014

"Economic Stress, Human Capital, and Families in Asia: Research and Policy Challenges"
Full manuscript [Public access | NUS access]

Prof Wei-Jun Jean Yeung
Dept of Sociology, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences/
Asia Research Institute

First Breast Cancer Cell Bank debuts in Singapore, 4 July 2014

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Eight NUS scientists and engineers among the world's most highly cited researchers in latest report by Thomson Reuters, 20 June 2014

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NUS placed second in THE Asia rankings, 19 June 2014

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Singapore strengthens research bonds with France, 3 June 2014

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NUS ranked Number 1 in Asia, 13 May 2014

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Nine distinguished professors conferred national science academy fellowships, 12 May 2014

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