Category Archives: SCIENCE

Singapore-France Webinar: Reopening After Lockdown

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Covid-19 is an unprecedented health crisis that sent many countries scrambling into months-long lockdown to contain its spread, including Singapore and France. The ramifications of this disease go beyond the obvious health impact to also encompass the financial and economic fallout. Just how far reaching are the consequences of Covid-19 really?   Singapore and France […]

CNRS new website for ASEAN and Oceania


The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) is among the world’s leading research institutions. Its scientists explore the living world, matter, the Universe, and the functioning of human societies in order to meet the major challenges of today and tomorrow. Internationally recognised for the excellence of its scientific research, the CNRS is a reference […]

NUS webinar on COVID-19 with Dr Marie-Paule Kieny, Inserm

NUS webinar on COVID-19 with Dr Marie-Paule Kieny, Inserm Dr Marie-Paule Kieny, Director of the Priority Research Programme on Antimicrobial Resistance at Inserm, will give a talk on Thursday 18 June 2020 at 7pm (GMT + 8). Winner of the Inserm International Prize 2017, she has spent most of her career at the World Health Organization (WHO). […]

The Challenges of Covid-19 by French Academy of Medicine


France’s National Academy of Medicine (Académie nationale de médecine) celebrates its bicentenary in 2020.  Launched by the King Louis XVIII in 1820, the Academy boasts of a longstanding tradition set by its predecessors, the Royal Academy of Surgery (Académie royale de chirurgie) and the Royal Society of Medicine (Société royale de médecine) created in 1731 […]

Université de Paris-NUS Call 2020

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As part of a cooperation launched in 2013 through Sorbonne Paris Cité and the National University of Singapore (NUS), the Université de Paris have managed to establish strong links with NUS in different disciplines. These calls for proposals have enabled to start 28 projects (18 research projets and 10 innovative teaching collaborations) between UParis and […]

EU Horizon 2020 – New Call for Covid-19


EU HORIZON 2020 and COVID-19: special call for Expressions of Interest. The European Commission has launched a new call under Horizon 2020 for research into the COVID-19. The new call for expressions of interest contributes to the Commission’s €1.4 billion pledge to the Coronavirus Global Response initiative, launched by President Ursula Von Der Leyen on […]

Volunteer to a study about the perception of time during the circuit breaker

Lockdown is inviting you to participate in a study conducted by Dr Virginie van Wassenhove (CEA) for the laboratory NeuroSpin, a joint collaboration between Inserm, CEA and Université Paris-Saclay. We are globally enduring a pandemic state that radically shakes our present life experiences, altering individuals’ personal agenda, family plans, work organization, and general societal coordination. Yet, we also […]

New outline from Collège de France: Lifting of lockdowns – End of Social Distancing Measures?

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In our previous article, we mentioned that Professor Philippe Sansonetti, Chair of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at the Collège de France, and Medical Director of the Institut Pasteur from 1995 to 2000, outlined in a lecture how each of us can play a part to flatten the curve of this pandemic. Entitled « Covid-19 or […]

Lectures by Professors from the Collège de France available online: « Covid-19 or the chronicle of an announced emergence » by French microbiologist Philippe Sansonetti

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Lectures by Professors from the Collège de France available online: « Covid-19 or the chronicle of an announced emergence » by French microbiologist Philippe Sansonetti The France-Singapore Science and Innovation Lecture Series is an initiative that follows the successful France-Singapore Year of Innovation that concluded in March 2019, where the two countries vowed closer collaborations in key […]