Category Archives: INTERVIEWS

THE MERLION PROGRAMME

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The «MERLION» is a joint programme for franco-singaporean scientific collaboration. Launched and managed by the Science Section of the French Embassy in Singapore, the programme initiates and encourages scientific exchanges between laboratories in both countries through the funding of researcher mobility. Since its creation, «MERLION» has funded nearly 200 projects.   The «MERLION» programme – […]

INTERVIEW WITH CHRISTIAN MINIATURA, RESEARCH DIRECTOR AT CNRS

Director of Research at the CNRS, Christian Miniatura is the head of MajuLab, a joint Franco-Singaporean Mixed International Unit research laboratory. He is a Visiting Professor at the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) of the National University of Singapore (NUS) and at the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (SPMS) of the Nanyang Technological University […]

“AGEING WELL” TECHNOLOGY TO HELP THE SENIORS

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Director of the Franco-Singaporean laboratory IPAL (Image & Pervasive Access Lab), Professor Mounir Mokhtari leads a research in the field of human-assistance technologies; the project “City4age” defines a model of a smart city adapted to the assistance of the frail and dependent elderly, that improves their quality of daily living and facilitates the action of […]

THE MERLION PROGRAM: CATALYST FOR GREEN CHEMISTRY

IFS-sciences-article-headers_Interview Ning Yan-1

Green chemistry is the design of new environmentally friendly chemical processes.  It is a high stakes area of which catalysis, which makes chemical transformations more efficient and less energy-consuming, is one of the pillars. Thanks to the franco-singaporean scientific cooperation programme MERLION, Dr Ning Yan, heads the Lab for Green Catalysis in the Department of […]

BIOINFORMATICS AND CANCER RESEARCH: INTERVIEW WITH DR.TOUATI BENOUKRAF

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Cancer treatments are evolving. A little more than 30 years after the discovery of the genetic origin of cancer, cancer therapies have become more targeted. The last five years have seen the emergence of a new era; that of personalised medicine, which involves the individualised treatment of each patient according to the genetic and biological […]