Malaysia

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17 Aug 2016
KUALA LUMPUR– Prof. Dr. Latiffah A. Latiff who is a lecturer at Community Health Department of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), has been named the recipient of 2016 Top Research Scientist Malaysia (TRSM).
16 Aug 2016
University of Malaya's Researchers have been recognized as Top Research Scientists of Malaysia (TRSM)
05 Aug 2016
Two Bachelor of Engineering (Agriculture And Biosystem) students from the Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) made the university proud when they won an international-level “Award Vertical Farming” recently.
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29 Jul 2016
A green polymer derived from bio-waste was applied to the dye-sensitized solar cells. Chitosan obtained from the insects’ and crustaceans’ chitin was modified to produce the phthaloylchitosan electrolyte for the dye-sensitized solar cells with efficiency of more than 7%.
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28 Jul 2016
A novel, low cost and green lithiated tin vanadium oxide compound has been synthesized via simple, economical and scalable sol-gel method to replace the conventional graphite as electrode material for lithium-ion batteries. This material has a long technological lifespan as it can last long as long as it is well-kept under moisture free condition.
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27 Jul 2016
Researchers in Malaysia have developed a new system that can lower room temperature in buildings.
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20 Jul 2016
A computer model that can “learn” similarly to the human brain could help water resource managers mitigate damage in cases of extreme flooding, according to research published in the Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology.
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11 Jul 2016
The recent Wimbledon and Euro 2016 season prompted operational research scientists in Malaysia and Australia to look at what happens when the rules of sport are changed or when existing rules lead to unforeseen consequences.
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05 Jul 2016
A team of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) researchers has succeeded in creating an independent sewerage treatment plant (i-STP), said to be the first of its kind in this country, for the treatment of sewerage in remote places and water villages.
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29 Jun 2016
Many young smokers in Malaysia start smoking when they are attending secondary school and rationalise that the benefits of smoking are greater than its risks, according to recent studies in the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities (JSSH).
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24 Jun 2016
A researcher in Malaysia has developed an adjustable tables where the front portion can be tilted for easy reading and writing in order to minimize the ergonomic health risks among school children.
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23 Jun 2016
Malaysian scientists have provided evidence that a widely used chemical is more toxic to certain blood cell precursors in the bone marrow than to others.
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23 Jun 2016
A comparative study by University of Malaya researchers highlighted the prominence of environmental aspects in building assessment themes in Malaysia. The study has been published in the journal Ecological Indicators, Volume 69.
13 Jun 2016
A lecturer at Universiti Putra Malaysia has won the prestigious FameLab science communication competition in Cheltenham, United Kingdom.
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07 Jun 2016
Asia has one of the lowest overall cancer rates globally, but cancer patients are more likely to die there than most other regions.
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06 Jun 2016
Researchers in Malaysia have found a relationship between vitamin D deficiency and depressive symptoms among urban Malaysian women, especially among the ethnic Malay and Indian women. The study was recently published in the journal of Public Health Nutrition, the official journal of The Nutrition Society.
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03 Jun 2016
Researchers report that a common bacterium infecting the human stomach has significant links with worsened symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
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03 Jun 2016
An infertile husband with immature sperm cells could still have a baby with his spouse, thanks to a ground-breaking technique used at the Chancellor Tuanku Muhriz Hospital (HCTM) in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.
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02 Jun 2016
Mammal DNA detected from the guts of blowflies indicated the presence of 11 mammal species at two tropical forest reserves in Malaysia. This new tool could soon join the list of conventional mammal monitoring tools, such as camera traps, used by conservation biologists. The study has been published in the journal Genome.
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30 May 2016
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) has succeeded in producing a novel multi-purpose disposable Safety Syringe and a non-penetrative Vacuum Blood Container, or SJ-VacTube, the first to have been made in this country.
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29 May 2016
In a paper published in Genome, Malaysian and Chinese researchers recorded 74 species in the city parks of Shenzhen of the Pearl River Delta, one of the largest urban areas in the world. Of the butterfly species documented, almost a quarter were considered rare or uncommon species.
25 May 2016
PAUH PUTRA – A Senior Lecturer of the Department of Civil Engineering and Innovation, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Dr. Farzad Hejaz, won four gold medals at the recently-concluded International Engineering Invention and Innovation Exhibition (i-ENVEX).
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20 May 2016
Commonly available eco-friendly plants and materials can be used to trap rice-crop-invading snails in place of chemicals, according to new research in the Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science.
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19 May 2016
Malaysian scientists are studying the use of graphene “nanoflakes” to create a new generation of enhanced lubricants for the automotive industry.
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17 May 2016
University of Malaya won a total of 9 awards at the International Invention & Innovation Exhibition (ITEX 2016) that was held at KLCC on 12-14 May 2016. A total of seven gold and two silver awards were given out to University of Malaya researchers.
06 May 2016
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) recently hosted leading researchers from the international campuses of the University of Nottingham in UK, China and Malaysia.
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04 May 2016
Researchers in Malaysia and Japan have found that birdcages kept at home may be a breeding site for mosquitoes that transmit dengue virus to humans.
03 May 2016
Pertanika’s growth continues in 2016 with the addition of two new journals. The first, aimed specifically at postgraduate students, was published late last year, while the second, a law journal, has been proposed for launching later in 2016.
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29 Apr 2016
Remote sensing data reveals land use and land cover changes over an 18-year period at one of the best-managed mangrove forests in the world.
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20 Apr 2016
Researchers are harnessing the energy of moving seawater that is being used to cool a power plant in Malaysia.

Events

26 Jan 2007
This dialogue offers a forum for discussion of the status and potential of marine biotechnology in Malaysia and the world including identification of the issues and challenges in the potential economic and scientific benefits of marine biotechnology.
27 Nov 2006
Postgraduate education in the Asian region is now facing many challenges especially in terms of stabilising and expanding its organisation and roles to face global changes.
07 Nov 2006
MINT Waste Management Center (WMC) is responsible for managing radioactive waste within Malaysia. For an effective radioactive waste management, the importance of waste inventory is of prime concern; whether it is waste generator, waste management agency or regulatory authority.
19 Sep 2006
The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is the only mechanism applicable to developing countries, where carbon budget could be traded with developed countries. Hence, this seminar is organized to increase awareness on forestry CDM and possible projects that would be generated.
04 Dec 2006
Highlighting the role of sustainable energy and sustainable technology in meeting modern energy demands
08 Nov 2006
The USM Penang HE Forum will provide an opportunity for higher education policy researchers and administrators to discuss issues pertaining to higher education which are of importance in their respective countries.
09 Dec 2006
Oriental COCOSDA workshop in Malaysia will help in boosting the research and development in the field of Speech Technology and will help in enthusing the interest towards Speech Technology in Southeast Asia.
14 Jun 2007
The Teaching and the Learning of English has never been more demanding. This conference will provide an avenue for scholars and educators to exchange views and experiences, formulate strategies and, all in all, contribute positively towards the continued development of English from an Asian perspective.
29 Jul 2006
We believe the key to stay competitive is Intelligence. What kind of intelligence is the right kind for the new competitions? How would Intelligence help us feel and be empowered, and empower our machines to be more efficient and helpful?
08 Aug 2006
The 2006 International Conference on Business IT (BIZIT 2006) aims to bring together academicians, researchers, and developers interested in exchanging ideas, innovations, and experiences in the areas of Business Technology.
26 Jun 2006
INTAC III provides a venue for scholars both from Muslim and Non-Muslim countries to share their ideas and empirical findings on the major issues in accounting research reflected in the theme of the conference.
17 Jul 2006
This conference on the Methodologies of Tafsir and Sharh Hadith will highlight the efforts of Muslim scholars and identify the excellent methodology, which may be in conformity with the contemporary needs, thus protecting Muslims from confusion while interacting with tafsir and sharh Hadith works.
20 Jun 2006
The aim of MICRA 2006 is to further the advancement of knowledge in all aspects of construction and to keep members in touch with the latest information on construction management.
09 May 2006
The main objective of this conference is to provide a forum for engineers, academicians, scientists and researchers to present the result of their research activities in the field of Computer and Communication Engineering.
07 Jul 2006
Internal Conference organised by Institute Of Research, Development and Commercialisation (IRDC), UiTM Shah Alam for all research conducted in 2005
06 Dec 2006
This conference provides a forum to discuss the interdependencies of the global economy affecting all aspects of the business and economics issues in a global context.
19 Apr 2006
Developing rural communities through ICT requires the networking of expertise in a variety of fields, and working together towards a common goal.
24 May 2006
The inaugural Penang International Postgraduate Convention will take place with the following conferences: 1st Health and Medical Science Conference; 3rd Life Sciences Postgraduate Conference; 1st Penang International Conference for Young Chemists
31 Jul 2006
The Eighth Biennial Conference of the Borneo Research Council (BRC) will take place in Kuching, Sarawak from July 31 to 1 August 2006. It will be jointly organised by BRC and the Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS).
06 Jun 2006
The Conference on Natural Resources in the Tropics is designed to bring out the latest R & D findings in the utilization and management of natural resources particularly in ASEAN countries to the private sector, researchers, academicians, managers of resources, industrialists and policy makers.
27 Feb 2006
One of the objectives of the workshop is to discuss new research in various areas of Malaysian studies undertaken particularly by younger scholars including graduate students
14 Jan 2006
Site characterisation traditionally relies on closely spaced boreholes, which is relatively expensive when compared to the use of subsurface geophysics used in conjunction with a few boreholes.
28 Nov 2005
Among the sub-themes include: sustainable development and water management, public awareness, water education, socio-economic and legal issues, the environment, engineering, modelling and traditional water management
26 Aug 2006
Honey is popular as a folk medicine. In recent years, honey has been investigated for use in scientific medicine including control of wound infection, prevention of post surgical wound infections, treatment of burns and diabetic foot, to name a few.
28 Nov 2005
Hosted by The National Poison Center in Malaysia

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