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05 Sep 2018
An analysis of the chemical signals sent out by rice plants under attack by the brown planthopper could help in natural control of this insect pest.
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28 Aug 2018
Tropical South-East Asian countries where mosquitos thrive are at risk, and must take action to reduce the threat.
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13 Aug 2018
Farmers will need to know how rising temperatures in Thailand will affect their rice crops.
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10 Aug 2018
A type of honey produced by stingless bees in Malaysia shows some protective effects against induced gastric ulcer in rats.
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10 Aug 2018
Certain aspects of an indigenous Sufi culture in Western Indonesia appear to protect it against radical Islamic ideology.
01 Aug 2018
The Blue Communities project aims to exchange knowledge and experience between UK and Asia on integrated marine management and sustainable use of resources to improve health, well-being and livelihoods of coastal communities in the study areas. University of Malaya hosted the first meeting attended by participants from partnering countries.
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19 Jun 2018
Targeting cells involved in blood vessel formation could prevent the growth of the most common type of brain tumour.
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13 Jun 2018
Successful university-community partnerships should be integrated into the everyday activities. Students’ community engagement is important for their holistic personal and professional development. Empirical evidence suggests that university should remain committed and supportive towards this lifelong learning plan.
30 May 2018
University of Malaya researchers organized a climate change awareness program for secondary school children through fun science activities ‘ExploRace’. The awareness program is hoped to empower and engage active participation from school children to help tackle the climate change issues locally.
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13 May 2018
Novel micro-beads encapsulating probiotics could help to further lower cholesterol levels.
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13 Apr 2018
Findings on how parasites cope with stress on a cellular level could aid the development of drugs that combat leishmaniasis, a tropical disease neglected by the pharmaceutical industry.
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12 Apr 2018
A large middle class in Thailand and Indonesia is demanding more environmental protection; something not happening in other developing South-East Asian nations.
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02 Apr 2018
Islamic financial institutions should standardize investment screening methods to ensure future growth, a new report suggests.
20 Mar 2018
Researchers at University of Malaya, Malaysia, have unveiled the various potential of regionally available non-edible oil-bearing plants.
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12 Mar 2018
Researchers from University of Malaya, Malaysia, aimed to develop a lateral flow-RPA technique to diagnose knowlesi malaria efficiently and rapidly.
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09 Mar 2018
The cognizance in Machinoeki concept is to provide pedestrian a resting place, get some information about the town, and a pit stop for toilet use. Researchers from University of Malaya try to implement the Machinoeki concept in Taiping, Perak, Malaysia.
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06 Mar 2018
The quality of life of young adults who survived cancer as children could improve due to a new understanding about why they age earlier than their healthy peers.
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13 Feb 2018
Ocean colour could serve as a reliable proxy for salinity, opening the door for more frequent and detailed measurements.
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09 Feb 2018
The first observational study of a dung beetle species on Langkawi Island in the Andaman Sea reveals insights about its tastes and what that means for the ecosystem.
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07 Feb 2018
Study advises small and medium hotels in Mauritius to embrace new technologies and cultivate new clienteles.
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24 Jan 2018
The Colon Cancer Awareness Talk Intervention (CATI) aims to investigate the compliance of taking immunochemical based fecal occult blood test (IFOBT) screening among local community. There is a timely need to destigmatize cancer and have more community engagements on cancer awareness.
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23 Jan 2018
In the University of Nottingham Malaysia, a team of chemical and food engineers from the Food and Pharmaceutical Engineering Research Group are investigating drying and dehydration of various food materials using advance dryers.
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18 Jan 2018
A religious community and university collaboration provides insights to build intergenerational solidarity. Organizational, macro socio environmental intervention and the capacity of interpersonal relationship are crucial catalysts to enhance intergenerational solidarity.
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17 Jan 2018
Child marriage is a global issue affecting various countries, religions and ethnicities. In this Asia Research News 2018 feature article, researchers from Malaysia and UK spoke to 7,500 women to find out the causes and consequences of child marriage.
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20 Dec 2017
A group of researchers from University of Malaya, Malaysia and Plymouth Marine Laboratory, United Kingdom are working on a 2-year project entitled “Using Nexus Thinking to Empower Community-based Management of Mangrove Fisheries”, which aims to advance the application of nexus thinking for sustainable management of mangrove fishery resources.
13 Dec 2017
The Senior Connect Group is formed to promote health through social participation in a residential area. The researchers provide empathetic listening skill training for the seed group in the community. Three aspects were identified to increase awareness and mutual support: (1) prevention through education (2) medic alert (3) rehabilitative support.
28 Nov 2017
The Malaysian Concrete Canoe Competition (MCCC) 2017 was held on 25th and 26th November. The event aims at creating opportunity for civil engineering students to gain hands-on experience in innovative concrete mix designs. During the event, the longest concrete canoe was built and has been registered in the Malaysia Book of Record.
21 Nov 2017
The Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology has now been included in the Web of Science's Emerging Sources Citation Index, a leading online resource tracking the impact of scientific journals and research worldwide.
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23 Oct 2017
Malaysia is developing its first national human rights action plan (NHRAP) based on 5 pillars: Civil and Political Rights; Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Rights of Vulnerable Groups; Rights of the Indigenous; and International Obligations. The collaboration between various stakeholders is crucial for the implementation of the NHRAP.
09 Oct 2017
University of Malaya’s researchers and publications shine at the Malaysia’s Research Star Award (MRSA) and CREAM Status Recognition (CREAM) 2017 by Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia.


01 Jun 2009
The conference will become a perfect platform to share, discuss and exchange ideas on the latest development and recent findings in research studies related to advanced materials, minerals and environment among local and international participants.
06 Jul 2009
It is generally acknowledged that the advancement of technologies has improved the quality of life of people all over the world. However, current technological solutions, no matter how advanced, by themselves are not enough without taking into account the people that use them.
17 Nov 2009
Many cities within the region are with different urban development phases and experiences. Experiences, lessons learnt and sound urban development programmes should be shared among countries. The conference will provide opportunities for collaborations and information sharing on urban forest and park development.
09 Dec 2009
The impact of globalisation on the environment has reached such an alarming stage that it is vital to create greater awareness of environmental problems and educate the public on environmental issues.
26 Oct 2009
The 3rd National Conference on Infectious Diseases (3rd NCID) is for health-care workers and researchers in the management of infectious disease.
17 Nov 2009
Many cities within the region are with different urban development phases and experiences. Experiences, lessons learnt and sound urban development programmes should be shared among countries. The conference will provide opportunities for collaborations and information sharing on urban forest and park development.
20 May 2009
The Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) is collaborating with the Education Ministry and Tetra Pak (M) Sdn. Bhd. to launch a six-month recycling programme themed “Nurture for Nature”.
13 Dec 2009
GHEF 2009 is a fitting platform to critically discuss issues, current trends, future perspectives and work towards global higher education systems that are relevant and sustainable while serving the common cause of humanity.
10 Jun 2009
This biennial conference serves as a platform for knowledge sharing, professional interaction and networking among scholars and practitioners in the field of education from all over the world.
22 Jun 2009
University Putra Malaysia proudly announces that it has won the bid to host this major international event from 22nd -26th June, 2009. This conference will address a range of important disciplines in the various areas of thinking for the benefit of mankind. The conference theme is: “Thinking Minds: Nurturing the Design of a Better Future.”
03 Nov 2009
Theme: "Meeting Globalization Challenges Through Advanced Technology"
08 Mar 2009
Over 50 scientists and students specialising in marine science from Malaysia, Japan, Thailand and the Philippines will be discussion isssues on finding, defining and recording coastal biodiversity in the global arena
25 Mar 2009
UNIMAS will be organising the 2009 International Symposium on Electrohydrodynamics from 25 to 28 March 2009 in Kuching, Sarawak. Co-sponsored by International Electrostatic Assembly, the main objective is to promote international cooperation and technological progress on the interaction between electrical and fluid mechanics phenomena.
06 Jul 2009
The Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) will be holding the 6th International Conference on Information Technology In Asia 2009 (CITA 2009) from 6 - 9 July 2009.
16 Mar 2009
The objectives of the course are to disseminate information on soil survey methods and to provide better understanding of tropical soils and their behaviour.
11 Mar 2009
Chiang Mai, Thailand - The four day congress organized by Century Foundation, Bangalore, India will help to develop an agenda to ensure conservation of bioresources and ecosystem protection for sustainable development.
01 Dec 2008
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - The main objective of the workshop is to provide a forum for linking various international, regional and national agencies and institutions dealing with forest health issues, and to share strategies, experiences and knowledge, related to forest health.
18 Dec 2008
Sarawak, Malaysia - The conference is aimed at addressing issues relating to infrastructures development and management covering wide areas in all fields of engineering.
25 Nov 2008
To showcase some of FRIM R&D outputs and innovations ready for commercialisation
11 Nov 2008
FRIM, Malaysia - The theme : “Strengthening Bioinformatics Capabilities in Forest Biotechnology”
19 Oct 2008
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - This event is designed to disseminate the latest R&D findings in forest products to the private sector, researchers, academicians, industrialists and policy makers.
21 Oct 2008
USM, Penang, Malaysia - DFmA 2008 welcomes computer scientists, engineers, academicians, and practitioners around the world to present, discuss, and exchange ideas and research results related to the design, use, analysis, and applications of Distributed and Parallel Frameworks.
15 Dec 2008
ICENV 2008 will be the largest technical event on environment in the world with the biggest impact to the green and sustainable development.
29 Oct 2008
USM, Penang, Malaysia - The 3rd ILLC 2008 will bring together teachers, educators and scholars to discuss, evaluate and offer new perspectives and directions in language teaching and learning in a rapidly changing world.
06 Jan 2009
USM, PENANG, MALAYSIA - The aim of ICSWS is to create a platform for professionals in the helping field to share their ideas and experience, and discuss on new ways to bring peace to the world.
25 Mar 2009
UNIMAS, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia - The meeting has as objectives to promote international cooperation and technological progress based on the interaction between electrical and fluid mechanics phenomena.
19 Aug 2008
USM, PENANG, MALAYSIA - The main purpose of USM and YTR in organizing such conference will be to showcase the possible local and regional knowledge, researches, activities and resources which can be utilized in addressing the challenges confronting us through synergistic local initiatives.
10 Oct 2008
USM, PENANG, MALAYSIA - The main thrust of the conference is to explore ways and means how an alumni organisation can tap funding support and remain financially sustainable.
16 Dec 2008
USM, PENANG, MALAYSIA - This Conference will be a meeting of minds to primarily discuss significant issues which focus on multidisciplinary perspectives in higher education.
15 Sep 2008
Sarawak, Malaysia - CybErg’08 is an international cyberspace conference that incorporates issues in an area of Ergonomics including physical, cognitive, organisation and social. This conference also highlights the latest development and current technologies applied in the area.


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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.