Research Features

How Climate Change Influence Algae Flavours

Feb 2017
Algae play a fundamental role in the biosphere as primary producers in the aquatic environment. Through their photosynthetic abilities, algae produce oxygen and take up carbon dioxide, and provide food and energy to other biota in their immediate surroundings

Biofuels from waste materials with wild type bacteria

Jan 2017
Fossil fuel production and use contribute to air, water and soil pollution and global warming. According to Enerdata Global Energy Statistical Yearbook 2016, more than 31,000 megatons of CO2 was emitted globally in 2015. It is generally agreed that reduction of fossil fuel uses requires alternative, economical energy sources that are less carbon-intensive.

NERI shared views on solving Asia’s water crisis

May 2015
In the latest issue of Eco-Business magazine (Issue 6), one of the spotlight focuses on Asia’s water crisis.

Bioretention systems for sustainable stormwater management

October 2014
A bioretention system is a vegetated depression also known as rain garden that captures stormwater runoff from urban areas, like roofs, driveways and walkways.

Daphnia magna - Biological warning system for detection of pollutants in water bodies

Aug 2014
At NERI, Professor Sam Li together with his graduate students Ms. Zhang Wenlin and Ms. Lee Si Ni, adopts the metabolomics approach to predict toxicants present in water.

NERI: Expanding horizons, Moving onwards with excellence

Aug 2014
NERI plays a key role in establishing NUS as a leading global institute for interdisciplinary research, education and expertise in the environmental sciences and engineering.

Of Plants, Microbes and Ecology

Feb 2014
An interview with NUS Associate Professor Sanjay Swarup on his research on Tropical Peatlands.
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