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15 May 2020
The newly developed rapid testing kit detects COVID-19 antibodies, requiring only micro-liter volume of serum and 15 minutes of time for achieving results.
21 Apr 2020
Communications Materials and Communications Earth & Environment join Springer Nature’s comprehensive portfolio of around 600 open access journals
06 Mar 2020
The International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) Asia is conducting a survey on “Science in Policy Making”.
26 Feb 2020
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Jeju Free International City Development Center (JDC) for research collaboration.
21 Feb 2020
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has held an enterance ceremony for the 2019-2020 UNIST STEM CAMP on January 6, 2020.
19 Feb 2020
The novel coronavirus COVID-19 worries people around the world as more cases have been reported. In order to provide insights into the epidemic control, the Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CU Medicine) has been working on several studies on the outbreak, including community studies. The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care under the Faculty launched an online survey within 36 hours after confirmed COVID-19 cases were first reported in Hong Kong. The research team has conducted the survey with over 1,000 residents in town and collected information which investigate public’s risk perception and psychobehavioral responses. Results showed majority has difficulty to adopt social distancing.
14 Feb 2020
DGIST Professor Cheil Moon’s research team identified the molecular mechanism of innate olfactory behaviors. Clarified sensory defect accompanying neurodevelopmental disorder and cancer; will contribute to early diagnosis and improving anti-cancer drug side effects
07 Feb 2020
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust awarded a USD $2.5 million grant (equivalent to approximately HKD 19.5 million) to the Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CU Medicine) to study gut microbiota of pregnant mothers and babies to determine how early life environmental and dietary factors contribute to the development of Crohn’s disease. This study will assess how early life exposures can influence the child’s health and be harnessed for disease risk prediction, prevention and treatment.
21 Oct 2019
Project to explore new methodologies and use cases in the fields of quantum-inspired computing and artificial intelligence with the world’s 1st on-premises installation of Fujitsu Digital Annealer at SMU in Singapore.
31 Aug 2019
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) will commence clinical trials of Chimeric antigen receptor-T cell (CAR-T cell) therapy, with the first phase targeting patients with haematological malignancy. The plan is to increase the survival rate and prolong overall survival for these patients. To accomplish this goal, CUHK is planning to establish Hong Kong’s first CAR-T cell laboratory licensed with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). It is expected to complete construction in 2020 and start clinical trials once the GMP licence is obtained. The research team hopes the therapy can further cover patients with other cancer types in the future.
29 Aug 2019
Five research teams, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have been included in the list of Samsung's 2019 first half future technology fostering projects,
25 Jul 2019
A team of students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) won the Gold Award for its ingenious robot design at the ASM Technology Award 2019.
24 Jul 2019
World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) is now accepting grant applications for research on the links between diet, nutrition (including body composition), physical activity and cancer, as part of its Regular Grant Programme 2019/2020 cycle.
23 Jul 2019
The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) released a new report making the case for strengthening the sciencepolicy interface in Africa to accelerate the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the African Union’s (AU) STI Strategy for Africa (STISA -2024).
22 Jul 2019
A 50-day entrepreneurship programme organised by the Greater Bay Area International Institute for Innovations (GBA I3) concluded successfully last week.
22 Jul 2019
Second phase includes testing of enhanced reporting for librarians and addition of Springer journals.
22 Jul 2019
Springer Nature Video offers insights, research and training material from experts/ Medicine and Professional and Applied Computing will be the first video subject collections
19 Jul 2019
A global Springer Nature survey of more than 2,500 academic book authors provides in-depth insights into perceptions of open access (OA) | Conclusions and recommendations to further increase take-up of OA books
19 Jul 2019
The Faculty of Engineering (FENG) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) signed a Statement of Intent today with the Hong Kong Electronic Industries Association (HKEIA).
18 Jul 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) garnered four prizes with two outstanding innovations at the Silicon Valley International Invention Festival (SVIIF) 2019.
17 Jul 2019
Summit will take place on September 11 & 12, at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
17 Jul 2019
Spotlight on 4 thematic tracks and 2 deep-dive sessions, all on different aspects of AI
16 Jul 2019
MIT’s Research Enterprise in Singapore, SMART, launches a new research group, Critical Analytics for Manufacturing Personalized-Medicine (CAMP), as part of Singapore’s National Cell Manufacturing Initiative to overcome scientific and technical challenges in life-changing cell therapies
10 Jul 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) held its dynamic MA Graduation Fashion Show “CHAOS” yesterday. Over 400 guests, including representatives from the fashion industry, family, friends, and supporters were in the audience.
08 Jul 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) organised, in collaboration with The Mills Fabrica, the Grand Finals of “Techstyle for Social Good International Competition 2019” in late June.
05 Jul 2019
The Philippines' largest show on the future of payments, banking, financial inclusion, identity, e-commerce & retail. And it’s all free-to-attend.
04 Jul 2019
The call is open for research grants and postdoctoral fellowships for scientists in IsDB member countries who are working in fields of sustainability science relevant to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
03 Jul 2019
The Amgen Scholars Program (ASP) at Tsinghua University, funded by the Amgen Foundation, held its opening ceremony at Tsinghua campus.
02 Jul 2019
Journalists and the public are invited to attend the Myanmar Knowledge Hub and Market Place on July 9 and 10 in Yangon to exchange ideas and identify opportunities to work together to strengthen Myanmar’s research community.

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