02 Oct 2017
Researchers at the University of Malaya, Malaysia, investigated the perceptions of Antarctic values among Malaysian working adults, contributing to the overall strategies and policies as well as regional-based future planning especially in education and public awareness.
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28 Sep 2017
Researchers from Malaysia, United Kingdom and China teamed up to investigate the effect of human activities such as expansion of cities and oil palm plantations on the diet of the most common fruit bat in Peninsular Malaysia.
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20 Sep 2017
Cognitive behavioural therapy enhances effects of anti-depressant drugs in Malaysia.
15 Sep 2017
A study on 22–18 million-year-old tidal deposits reveals insights on the significance of mangrove organic carbon sequestration in the South China Sea at geological time scales.
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14 Sep 2017
Smart mirrors serving as virtual shopping assistants can help customers quickly sort through clothing options and increase sales.
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11 Sep 2017
Compounds in an Asian fermented fish paste could help reduce high cholesterol.
07 Sep 2017
UNIMAS visits Japan with an aim to have a joint-collaboration between UNIMAS-Tokai University, Kyokuto Die-casting, Japan and HICOM Diecastings, Malaysia.
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23 Aug 2017
A new generation biopolymer based solid polymer electrolyte has been formulated for energy harvesting by fabricating dye-sensitized solar cells. The fabricated DSSCs achieved more than 10% of energy conversion efficiency.
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09 Aug 2017
In Malaysia, research into elder abuse and neglect (EAN) has indicated a link between abuse and premature death, with pattern differences between males and females. Financial abuse is found to be more common than other subtypes (physical, psychological, sexual and neglect), and comprises the group with the largest percentage of mortality.
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08 Aug 2017
Researchers from the Zoological & Ecological Research Network (ZEN), and Tropical Infectious Diseases Research & Education Centre (TIDREC), University of Malaya have successfully discovered 111 new species of black flies belonging to five subgenera of the genus Simulium in the Oriental Region.
03 Aug 2017
University of Malaya’s researcher, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Loh Siew Yim, presented on the emerging field of cancer survivorship. International health science experts were invited to share their expertise, ideas and initiatives to bring about innovative changes to the field of health sciences in Malaysia and in the Asia-Pacific region.
03 Aug 2017
Mangrove trees, particularly their leaf litter, filter copper out of soil and water in Indonesia.
03 Aug 2017
Nurul Syafika binti Amir Hamzah, a double Master's Degree student from University of Malaya, won 3rd place in the Graduate Student category for APRU Global Health Program Conference Student Poster Contest.
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31 Jul 2017
Researchers from University of Malaya and China Agricultural University painstakingly searched for all bats’ records in Peninsular Malaysia and found records for 110 species. This first comprehensive list of bat species found in Peninsular Malaysia has been published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE recently.
28 Jul 2017
University of Malaya’s ethnomusicologist Loo Fung Ying and Universiti Putra Malaysia’s musicologist Loo Fung Chiat discussed how national unity can be emphasized in multicultural Malaysia through local performing arts by delving into the International Champion Kun Seng Keng Lion Dance troupe.
27 Jul 2017
Researchers from the Ageing and Age-Associated Disorders Research Group, University of Malaya, were among the member of Dementia Prevention and Enhanced Care (DePEC), one of the recipient for this prestigious award from National Institute of Health Research (NIHR).
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19 Jul 2017
Multiplex detection of antioxidants / food additives / preservatives in food samples is possible using our newly developed graphite-based nanocomposite electrochemical sensor from used alkaline battery. The chemical sensor not only leads to shorter analysis time but also is a greener chemistry innovation.
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13 Jul 2017
Extravert Chinese students learning English as a second language are likely to perform better in speaking and reading, but less proficient in listening than their introvert counterparts, according to a study published in Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (JSSH).
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13 Jul 2017
Researchers from Malaysia assessed the whole brain microstructural integrity of major nerve tracts among older fallers and non-fallers. They proposed the potential synergistic relationship between blood pressure fluctuations with standing, balance disorders and structural brain abnormalities observed among fallers.
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12 Jul 2017
Direct detection of vitamin B7 in real sample is possible using the developed immunosensor without the need of sample pre-treatment. The immunosensor not only leads to shorter analysis time but also is a user-friendly approach to the end user.
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12 Jul 2017
The future of children with brain tumours is very promising. To do nothing is to ignore the very real possibility of a treatment and cure. It is the time now to accelerate clinical and laboratory research in childhood brain tumours.
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10 Jul 2017
Scientists at University of Malaya, Malaysia, have found that the seagrass meadows in Johor harbor three times more juvenile fish than coral reefs. They also found that the dugong herds there prefer certain types of meadows over others.
06 Jul 2017
Researchers at University of Malaya, Malaysia, are discussing the importance of building stakeholders in building maintenance management, including maintenance management team, building owners/clients, building occupants/users, and maintenance service providers.
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06 Jul 2017
Military spending might boost business confidence in conflicting countries, but may also lower macroeconomic growth. In recent decades, Asian countries have allocated a huge amount to strengthen defense capacity and enforcement. However, expansion in military expenditure is harmful for economic growth, argue researchers in Malaysia.
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04 Jul 2017
Body donation for medical training and research is practiced around the world. Silent Mentor Programme by University of Malaya aims to cultivate a sense of compassion among medical students and junior doctors towards their patients and to treat human body with utmost respect.
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03 Jul 2017
A new approach could help detect forged parts of photographs faster and more accurately than current methods.
30 Jun 2017
Ravinder Kaur and her team have been bestowed with the 2017 Future Conservationist Award, a UK-based Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP). Ravinder is the first and only Malaysian to receive the award this year. Her winning project is aimed to provide breeding opportunities for the hornbills.
29 Jun 2017
Ezas Faris Aiman Mamat Rohizan, University of Malaya former student, won 2nd Prize of the 2017 UIA-PHG International Young Architect Competition: Smart, Green & Beyond: Healthcare Facility of the Future. His winning design thesis is a small hospital in Pudu, inspired by the social and cultural phenomenon of the Malaysian street.
29 Jun 2017
Professor Dr. Ling Tau Chuan from University of Malaya has been announced as one of the winner for the Society for Biotechnology Japan’s 2017 Young Asian Biotechnologist Prize.
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29 Jun 2017
Researchers at University of Malaya investigated the venom-gland transcriptomes of monocled cobra (Naja kaouthia) from Malaysia and Thailand. Their findings unveil a pool of novel bioactive molecules, and provide a solution to the long-standing puzzle of the geographical variability of venom from this important Asian cobra.


20 Aug 2008
Serdang, Malaysia - t is the intention of this conference to raise the profile of physical education in the hope of changing the views of many that physical education is not just about getting children’s to move about.
24 Jul 2008
Acting on the realization that humans have deviated from the original values shared by all religions of the world, the Centre for Policy Research and International Studies, and the Noordin Sopiee Chair in Global Studies, USM will organize this international conference directed to all levels of our society.
22 Jul 2008
Serdang, Malaysia - This is an international symposium to provide higher education and training to neurosurgeons, neurosurgical trainees, nurses and paramedical personnel in the Southeast Asian region.
29 Jul 2008
UPM, SERDANG, MALAYSIA - This exhibition cum competition, which involves latest research products and innovations, acts as a platform to introduce research outputs to the campus community and beyond.
24 Jul 2008
Co-organised by Universiti Putra Malaysia and Elsevier, the seminar aims to equip journal authors with information on getting published in Elsevier journals. The program is designed for aspiring young lecturers and researchers who aim to publish their research papers in international refereed journals.
05 Jun 2008
Sarawak, Malaysia - This year's theme is "Strengthening Malaysia's Position as a Vibrant, Innovative and Competitive Financial Hub". The conference aims to provide a platform for the discussion and exchange of ideas and knowledge between academicians and practitioners.
07 Aug 2008
Penang, Malaysia - One of the aims is to bring together scholars and civil society workers from across Asia to debate and dialogue on the state of research and study in the area of culture, communication, conflict and peace.
09 Jun 2008
KL, Malaysia - This conference brings together industry and academic researchers in an open forum that provide for contributions covering research on the theoretical foundations, applications and any related issues in cryptology, information and network security and other underlying technologies.
15 Jun 2008
UPM, Serdang, Malaysia - This is a bi-yearly international event involving agriculture researchers, academicians, policy makers, extension practitioners, entrepreneurs and students.
23 Jul 2008
Penang, Malaysia - Among the aims of the international conference is to develop a deeper understanding of the principles of justice and peace in the different religions.
18 Jun 2008
The 2nd USM Penang International Postgraduate Convention 2008 will be held from the 18 - 20 June 2008 at Universiti Sains Malaysia. Postgraduate students and researchers are invited to attend. Early bird registration ends on 15 May 2008.
05 May 2008
The Malaysian National Biotechnology Policy envisions that biotechnology will be the new economic engine for Malaysia. It is targeted that by 2020, this sector would create 280,000 jobs and make a 5% contribution to Malaysia’s GDP. This 3-day training will provide an understanding the steps needed from basic R&D to commercialisation
15 May 2008
Sarawak, Malaysia - Software engineering researchers throughout Malaysia as well as in the South East region will converge in Sarawak to share the latest formal methods.
25 Jun 2008
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia - The conference aims to promote the use of evidence in nursing to ensure quality care is delivered to the clients in an increasingly complex and challenging health care environment.
05 Jun 2008
"Strengthening Malaysia's Position as a Vibrant, Innovative and Competitive Financial Hub"
26 Mar 2008
This seminar attempts to dissect the various opportunities and potential that are offered by bioscience and biobusiness, the concerns and challenges, market, the different disciplines of biobusiness from the ‘low-end’ to the ‘high-end’ applications, and also the incentive and support available for biotech entreprenuers.
25 Mar 2008
Prof. Choudhary will present on the recent developments in the biotechnology and chemistry of the medicinal plants along with the presentation of some of the results of research work carried out at Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, University of Karachi, Pakistan.
21 Oct 2008
Brownfield Asia 2008 follows the success of the first two international conferences in this series in 2004 and 2006. This conference affords an international forum for related professionals to discuss on current problems related to brownfields.
25 Mar 2008
We believe this will be an exceptional opportunity for you to learn about the application of next generation sequencing technologies for analysis of the leukaemia genome.
05 Mar 2008
Revealing the secret of the glorious Islamic civilization in the West. The theme for this conference is Knowledge Integration Based On Tawhid.
04 Sep 2007
Penang, Malaysia - This conference seek to share differing experiences, thoughts, and to work together to influence and be a catalyst in shaping future directions of social work in Asia-Pacific.
03 Dec 2007
This year's theme is "Changing Scenarios in Fungal Research and Innovation". The conference aims at being a platform for mycologists to meet, discuss and share their knowledge and research findings on all aspects of mycology.
23 Aug 2007
The workshop will showcase the successful and viable tissue culture methods that have been developed and how these techniques could be used to generate revenue.
30 Jul 2007
A number of workshops for members of the media are organized yearly by MABIC in West Malaysia. In our efforts to reach out to more journalists, this time round MABIC is organizing a media workshop with the Biotechnology Research Institute (BRI) at Universiti Sabah Malaysia.
13 Aug 2007
To facilitate the development of a science-based regulatory framework that would promote research, development, commercialisation as well as the growth of both local and foreign biotechnology industries in Malaysia
17 Aug 2007
For many children, learning to read seems effortless and is a normal developmental milestone. However, for some children, they have to struggle with what appears to come naturally to others and without proper support, are unable to make sense of the printed word. These children are dyslexic and suffer from dyslexia, a reading disorder.
17 Aug 2007
Selangor, Malaysia - This event is organised by Universiti Teknologi Mara. It is open to the public.
14 Aug 2007
Putrajaya, Malaysia - It is hoped that this conference will serve as a catalyst, in leading the way towards realizing the definition and aim of foreign languages as an indispensable tool in moulding our society towards excellence and distinction, through the presentation of papers, discussions and constructive feedback from participants.
06 Aug 2007
KL, Malaysia - The mission of the event is to ignite, empower and inspire the strengthening of women independence and the escalating empowerment of womankind.
28 Nov 2007
Penang, Malaysia - This conference is on agriculture and the potential contribution of agriculture for a more robust, sustainable and equitable growth and development of Malaysia.


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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.