07 Mar 2019
Molecular analysis reveals that long-tailed macaques from Malaysian Borneo host a previously unidentified species of Plasmodium malaria parasite.
06 Mar 2019
With a lack of financial budget, poor support system and an erosion of professional autonomy amongst Health Care Professionals (HCP)s in developing countries, urgent calls for provision of more university-based education programs with timely policies to speed up progress are needed across Asia’s entrenched medical system governance.
28 Feb 2019
Investigations suggest a link between bile acid reflux and cancer of the upper throat.
11 Feb 2019
Concepts for boosting WiFi coverage could also help car sensors distinguish walking pedestrians from other slowly moving objects.
02 Feb 2019
Project ROSE (Removing Obstacles to cervical ScrEening) is addressing the cultural needs of thousands of women while keeping up with the times.
01 Feb 2019
The new species belong to a special subgroup of snails with scaly shells.
18 Jan 2019
Simulations reveal that green walls filled with coconut peat could absorb storm water running off buildings, mitigating flash floods.
17 Jan 2019
The mistletoe fig reduces toxic oxidative stress in diabetic rat brains, while also keeping the cortex wrinkly and improving cognition.
17 Dec 2018
Major study of 7,663 Malaysian women shows that breastfeeding, physical activity and soy intake are protective against breast cancer. The findings were from the Malaysian Breast Cancer (MyBrCA) genetic study and the Malaysian Mammographic Density (MyMammo) study.
17 Dec 2018
What are the challenges of teaching an academic subject in English? Roger Barnard and Zuwati Hasim observe classroom practice and interview teachers and published this book on English Medium Instruction (EMI) Programmes.
17 Dec 2018
Chlorophyllum molybdites is the poisonous mushroom most frequently reported in Malaysia. The mushroom is confused with Termitomyces mushroom, the edible type. Researchers worked with clinicians and provide training for the doctors about the study of fungus, clinical management of mushroom poisoning and mushroom toxicology surveillance system.
13 Dec 2018
Direct electrolysis has mixed results for extracting fuel sources from microalgae.
13 Dec 2018
This book presents the general neurosurgery problem-based learning that combines case studies and pathology illustration in a simple and easy to understand way. The book is currently published in Mandarin and is hoped to be translated to other languages in the near future.
13 Dec 2018
The present invention provides a method to produce black iron oxide nanoparticle slurry having a magnetite structure and homogenously disperse. It can be used as formed or mix with other medium.
06 Dec 2018
Faizatul Lela Jafar, Scientific Officer and Biosafety Officer from Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya has been named as one of the two recipients for IFBA’s 2017 Biosafety Heroes for her significant contribution to help others in biosafety and biosecurity.
05 Dec 2018
New study identifies the most important factors influencing the livelihood of small-scale fish farmers in Malaysia.
04 Dec 2018
UNIMAKER is the first step of having Maker's movement within universities campus environment. The event focuses on disruptive ideas and innovative solutions for the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR), and is designed to bring researchers, innovators and developers from academia and industry to ideate next emerging technology.
04 Dec 2018
A researcher at University of Malaya, Malaysia, has developed a real-time method based on specific Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) to detect dangerous bacteria causing foodborne diseases in raw chicken.
28 Nov 2018
The reinstatement of SST to replace GST means that the new SST rate is expected to be higher yet with lesser tax coverage than the GST. Consumers will not be burdened much with the tax payment, except those goods and services comply with the SST.
27 Nov 2018
Research shows that up to 50 percent of cancer cases and deaths are preventable. Cancer prevention is the most cost-effective and sustainable long-term strategy for the control of cancer.
23 Nov 2018
Tests show an association between how aggressive a tumour is and the levels of sugar and inflammatory proteins in the blood.
02 Nov 2018
UM researcher Dr. Chai Lay Ching was awarded the L'Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science National Fellowship for her research in developing a real-time method to detect dangerous bacteria causing food-borne diseases in raw chicken.
29 Oct 2018
Understanding the economic value of medicinal plants in Malaysia’s Bidayuh community could help develop a better conservation strategy.
10 Oct 2018
Improved hygiene in the developed world could have a surprising consequence: higher rates of inflammatory bowel disease.
02 Oct 2018
Chemical analysis of the plant Cosmos caudatus Kunth reveals that it contains substances that can lower blood sugar naturally.
27 Sep 2018
Cockle shells could be potential scaffolds for tissue engineering.
25 Sep 2018
Climate change forecasts could improve by better understanding the variation in natural carbon emissions from different vegetation types.
24 Sep 2018
ScreenMen is a mobile web app that educates, motivates and empowers men to undergo evidence-based health screening. It was developed rigorously based on theories, evidence and needs assessment. It is currently undergoing a randomised controlled trial to determine its effectiveness in improving screening uptake in men.
24 Sep 2018
The incidence and prevalence of childhood obesity is increasing due to many risks factors, such as, food intake, increasing TV watching time and fewer activities. Children who are less active and do fewer physical or sports activities have been related to poor fitness level and excessive weight gain.
28 Sep 2011
The 9th Malaysia Genetics Congress themed “Appreciating the richness of nature through genetics” will be held from 28th to 30th September 2011 at Pullman Hotel, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
11 Jul 2011
IWIPS 2011 is being held for the first time in Asia; in Kuching, Borneo, Malaysia. In addition to the conference, the location will provide participants a first-hand glimpse of the cultural diversity, the home of 2.4 million people comprising more than 30 ethnic groups and 63 languages.
06 Jul 2011
ICACA 2011 will be the 3rd international conference organized by FACA, UNIMAS and sponsored by PETRONAS. This conference is unique in nature as it covers all areas in the arts, namely visual and performing arts, design technology and management of the arts.
22 Jun 2011
The Faculty of Information Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia, is hosting A-LIEP 2011: Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education and Practice- Issues, Challenges and Opportunities on 22-24 June 2011.
01 Jun 2011
The Research and Innovations in Sustainable Energy (RISE) Center of Institute of Science (IOS) Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) in collaboration with UiTM Melaka and Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Malaysia, Power and Energy Society (PES) Chapter is organising the 3rd ISESEE 2011.
22 Feb 2011
The 1st Regional Health Sciences and Nursing Conference 2011 will bring together mainstream health professionals, academicians as well as health practitioners to address the latest in knowledge and research in order to find ways to collaborate and work together in order to provide the best possible care in Malaysia.
19 Jul 2011
This 13th International Conference on Translation will be held in Shah Alam, Malaysia from 19-21 July 2011. Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia has been chosen to be the host
12 Jul 2011
CITA '11 has the theme 'Emerging Convergences And Singularity Of Forms: Are We Ready For Our Future Technological Advances?'.
19 Apr 2011
The Faculty of Resource Science and Technology, UNIMAS, will be hosting the 2011 Taxonomist and Ecologist Conference on 19 - 20 April, 2011. Interested individuals are called to submit their abstracts on a range of topics.
02 Mar 2011
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) are delighted to announce that the NANO-SciTech Centre, Institute of Science, UiTM, and Nagoya Institute of Technology (NIT), Japan, are organising an International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology” (NANO-SCITECH 2011).
15 Feb 2011
1st International Academic 2011 Conference - Exploring Leadership & Learning Theories in Asia
09 Nov 2010
The Minister of Higher Education, Dato’ Seri Mohd Khaled Nordin, will officiate the Innovation and Creativity Gallery of UITM, 9 November 2010, 9 am, at Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam.
05 Oct 2010
Malaysia is committed to combating climate change. The Symposium is therefore aptly themed, “Addressing global concerns and changing societal needs”.
04 Aug 2010
The conference consists of invited lectures, contributed papers and poster sessions.
16 Feb 2011
International Accounting and Business Conference will be held on 16 -17th February 2011 at Johor Bahru, Malaysia. This second IABC 2011's theme is 'Achieving Excellence Through Innovative Practices in a Global Environment’.
04 Jul 2010
The Academy of Sciences Malaysia in collaboration with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the OIC Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) organized the OIC Conference on Science and Technology from 7-10 October, 2003 in Kuala Lumpur.
19 Apr 2010
Co-organized by Universiti Putra Malaysia and Thomson-Reuters, the Journal Workshop aims to equip journal authors with introduction to the ISI Web of Knowledge and information on the ISI Journal selection process.
01 Dec 2010
The aim of the conference is to provide a platform for discussions to academicians and researchers to gather and share the information on Solid State Science and Technology. Topics to be covered in the conference include physical science and engineering.
15 Jun 2010
APSITT 2010 will present the latest results in research and application in information and telecommunication technologies and provide an unique opportunity for engineers and researchers in information and telecommunication community to discuss the trends in the field.
15 Apr 2010
The theme for EnCon2010 is ‘Advancement in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering for Sustainable Environment.’
02 Aug 2010
THEME: Firefly Conservation: From Science to Practice DATE: 2-5 August 2010 VENUE: Forest Research Institute Malaysia
03 Nov 2009
Universiti Sains Malaysia will be hosting the The 4th International Conference On E-Commerce With Focus On Developing Countries 2009 (ECDC’09) starting from Tuesday, 3rd November 2009 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Kuala Lumpur.
04 Nov 2009
Over the last 15 years ICTs have been increasingly and optimistically promoted as a means of transforming developing countries yet little is known about the long-term social and economic effects of these technologies upon societies both in urban and rural areas.
29 Oct 2009
Sago palm (Metroxylon spp.) is one of the major crops that contributed significantly to the economy of ASEAN. The scope of the Symposium includes the board scope in the discipline and research in sago plantation.
08 Aug 2009
This seminar is to disseminate the latest R&D findings on the utilization of biomass for biofuel and other value-added products
08 Aug 2009
The workshop is to provide participants with theoretical insight into technologies used in genetic transformation and DNA profiling as well as hands-on experience in these two fields.
20 Nov 2009
The Universiti Sains Malaysia and the Leuphana University of Lüneburg cordially invite you to participate in the 3rd International Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education, which will take place in Penang, Malaysia on 20 – 22 November 2009.
27 Oct 2009
This seminar is designed to disseminate the latest R&D findings in the utilization of biomass for biofuel and other value-added products to the private sector, researchers, academics, industrialists and policy makers.
03 Aug 2009
Theme: Harnessing Tropical Natural Resources Through Innovations and Technologies
05 Jun 2009
Three artists have collaborated with the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and the National Art Gallery to put up an exhibition, themed “The Enchanting World of FRIM on Canvas in the Eyes of Rizlan, Ghani & Rafie” starting 2 June 2009.
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Giants in history
Malaysia’s first astrophysicist, Mazlan binti Othman (born 11 December 1951) was instrumental in launching the country’s first microsatellite, and in sending Malaysia’s first astronaut, Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, into space.
Lim Boo Liat (21 August 1926 – 11 July 2020), a leading authority in the conservation of Malaysia’s biological diversity, had his initial interest in the outdoors piqued by nature lessons in school. Lim, who helped found the National Zoo of Malaysia and re-establish the Malaysian Nature Society, had a particular interest in researching zoonotic diseases associated with small animals.
Known as Mr. Natural Rubber, chemist and researcher B. C. Shekhar (17 November 1929 – 6 September 2006) introduced a number of technical innovations that helped put Malaysia’s natural rubber industry on the world map.
Wu Lien-teh (10 March 1879 – 21 January 1960) was a Malaysian-born doctor who invented a mask that effectively suppressed disease transmission. Winning the prestigious Queen’s Scholarship enabled Wu to become the first Chinese student to study medicine at the University of Cambridge.
Little is known about Ali, a teenager from Sarawak, Malaysia, who was chief assistant to the famous naturalist Alfred Wallace. Most of what is known comes from Wallace’s writings. Ali accompanied Wallace on expeditions throughout the Malay Archipelago from December 1855 to February 1862.
Susan Lim (14 February 1952 – 2 August 2014) was a Malaysian parasitologist who specialized in studying a class of flatworms, the Monogeans, which are parasites of fishes.