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About YRP@NBL

We provide students and teachers with first-hand experience in research, to expose more young people to research experiences beyond their academic curriculum. The program aims to nurture young minds in scientific research and inspire them to pursue careers in biomedical science.

Apply for YRP

Apply to do a research attachment at NBL! You will be mentored by our researchers on a research project in one of our five research areas: Nanocomposites, Biomaterials, Devices, and Biosystems.

How will you benefit?

  • Learn how to plan and conduct laboratory experiments
  • Be trained to use cutting-edge, state-of-the-art lab equipment
  • Learn what real-world research entails
  • Be exposed to opportunities to practice critical and creative thinking in research
  • Gain knowledge and exposure to the latest scientific research ideas
  • Be equipped with the relevant aptitude, knowledge and skills for research
  • Learn about intellectual property and ethical decision making in research
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What we look for?

NBL looks for students who demonstrate a keen interest and passion in scientific research, and who are self-motivated, matured, proactive, responsible and a good team player.

What to expect?

YRP is a competitive program and receives a very large number of applications.

Applications for attachment during peak periods, such as school holidays or term breaks, will be subjected to mentor availability.

How to apply?

Complete the YRP Application Form and email it together with scanned copies of your transcripts from GCE ‘O’ level, GCE ‘A’ level, polytechnic and university or its equivalent (in PDF format) to yrp@nbl.a-star.edu.sg. NBL will review the applications, and only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

Important note to foreign students:
Please ensure you qualify for a valid work pass before application. More details can be found on the Singapore Ministry of Manpower website (Training Employment Pass or Work Holiday Pass).





NanoBio Lab, 31 Biopolis Way, #09-01 The Nanos, Singapore 138669, +65 6824 7200, enquiry@nbl.a-star.edu.sg