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12 Apr 2016
Rohingya refugees living in a camp in Bangladesh have developed a multi-dimensional social fabric that is more complex than the common refugee narratives depicted in some reports.
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05 Apr 2016
"Smart healthcare innovation @ the palm of our hand", entered by The University of Malaya, has been selected in the competition dominated by the global entrepreneur start-up community.
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04 Apr 2016
SERDANG – Gamification is an application of game mechanics and game design techniques in learning and teaching (P&P), making the process to be more interesting, interactive and engaging.
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01 Apr 2016
Palm oil wastes could provide an alternative, low cost and locally available source of bio-proteins for animal feed, according to a recent study published in the Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Sciences (JTAS).
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30 Mar 2016
Scientists have developed a novel system that recovers energy normally lost in industrial processes.
Figure 1  Silylation mechanism of HMDS-TMSOTf
30 Mar 2016
University of Malaya researchers have developed a new, more cost-effective method for quantifying trace amounts of the carcinogen 3-monochloropropanediol, which has been detected in acid-hydrolyzed soy products.
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25 Mar 2016
Brain maps of people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) show different levels of connectivity between parts of the brain compared with typical individuals.
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25 Mar 2016
Scientists in India have found that garlic extract may be an effective weapon against multidrug-resistant strains of pathogenic bacteria associated with urinary tract infections.
24 Mar 2016
The NGS Program is an intensive 3 month internship program conducted in Basel, Switzerland for talented and motivated research scientists from emerging countries. This program is designed to foster both their scientific and professional development.
Figure 1 The Building Integrated Affordable Solutions (BIAS) framework
24 Mar 2016
Providing affordable housing in Malaysia has been an challenging issue for a very long time. Property prices are sky-high and the middle-income population is not able to afford a house. To solve this issue, researchers from Malaysia assessed building affordability with a focus on economic viability and, environmental and social sustainability.
23 Mar 2016
Three Bachelor of Chemistry programmes by Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) received international accreditation recognition from the Royal Society of Chemisry (RSC), headquartered in the United Kingdom
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22 Mar 2016
Ahmad Mustapha Mohamad, a Master of Science in Forest Management and Ecosystem Sciences student from the Forestry Faculty, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), won the Best Photo Award at the Asia-Pacific Forest Week 2016 (APFW 2016).
22 Mar 2016
The Institute For Mathematical Research (INSPEM) of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) is collaborating with Italian-based Politecnico in Torino, to set up a Malaysian-Italian Centre of Excellence for Mathematical Sciences (MICEMS) to spearhead international activities and expertise in Science and Mathematics at research institutes.
21 Mar 2016
Simple and inexpensive tool developed by researchers at University of Malaya provides a useful alternative to expensive point-of care device; thereby rendering effective diabetes care to patients at limited-resources setting so that the prevalence of diabetes-related mortality and morbidities can be better contained.
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17 Mar 2016
Researchers in Malaysia have tested a combination of screening tools to assess their validity for the early diagnosis of schizophrenia.
16 Mar 2016
The National University of Malaysia (UKM) and the Institute of Community Ophthalmology (ICO) Bangladesh, have joined forces to help the people of Bangladesh who suffer from eye diseases, said UKM Vice Chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Noor Azlan Ghazali.
16 Mar 2016
A new process to manufacture photovoltaic (PV) cells for the Solar Energy industry has the potential to be made into a cottage industry for rural communities, said Prof Datuk Dr Kamaruzzaman Sopian, the Director of the Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI) at the National University of Malaysia (UKM).
Figure 1 - Rapid, sensitive, specific and direct detection of Dengue virus NS1 biomarker in serum
14 Mar 2016
Fast detection for Dengue virus is possible based on an innovative label free immunosensor. The novel immunosensor with antibody-nanoparticle hybrid design offers high selectivity and sensitivity for Dengue virus NS1 biomarker diagnosis in sera sample.
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10 Mar 2016
The National University of Malaysia (UKM) has been chosen by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to train teachers and lecturers from Fiji, Niue, Palau, Tonga and Tuvalu in Climate Change Education.
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08 Mar 2016
Aquilaria rostrata forest tree species said to have become extinct after the last time it was found about 100 years ago, has been rediscovered by researchers from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).
Photo 1 Parantica sp. Common butterflies seen in Kuala Lumpur city parks
07 Mar 2016
Researchers from the University of Malaya, Malaysia, have documented 60 species of butterflies in Kuala Lumpur city parks. They found that wild areas within parks are particularly popular with butterflies and should be maximized to encourage butterfly diversity. The study was published recently in the journal Urban Ecosystems.
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04 Mar 2016
Harvesting of oil palm fruits is now made easier and faster – thanks to Universiti Putra Malaysia and Malaysian Palm Oil Board which have jointly developed a new electric cutter innovation, known as E-Cutter.
03 Mar 2016
The University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with VINCI Construction on 20th of January 2016 to encourage and promote cooperation in research and development in the field of Capacity Building and Local Talent Development.
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03 Mar 2016
A Malaysia-China joint research team explores on new medicinal uses of Malaysian traditional herbs Eurycoma longifolia, also known as Tongkat Ali.
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03 Mar 2016
Hailed as one of the six ground breaking innovations by the UK's daily newspaper Guardian – Smarter renewable power: six innovations, research led by Dr Chong Wen Tong at the University of Malaya, Malaysia, is indeed a ‘shining new light’ in the fight against the global epidemic of dengue and climate change.
29 Feb 2016
Universiti Putra Malaysia and Malaysia's Department of Statistics Malaysia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strategic cooperation and to identify opportunities for collaborative research and development in the areas of demography and socio-economy.
Photo 1: University of Malaya Booth Visit. From left, YBhg. Prof. Dato' Dr. Mohd Jamil Bin Maah (UM), YB Datuk Seri Panglima Madius Tangau (Minister, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, MOSTI), Prof. Dr. Shaliza Ibrahim (UM) and Dr. Wan Manshol Bin W. Zin (Malaysian Association of Research Scientists, MARS).
23 Feb 2016
University of Malaya scored a big success with a total of 14 awards (1 The Best Award, 1 INNOPA Special Award, 6 Gold Medals, 3 Silver Medals and 3 Bronze Medals) at the Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) 2016 held from 18-20 February 2016 at the Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur.
22 Feb 2016
MARA-Aerotech a subsidiary of Majlis Rakyat Amanah (MARA) is offering RM 3 million worth of scholarships and stipends over the next 6 years for doctoral research studies in aerospace research in the Asia Aerospace City Research and Technology Centre (AACRTC) at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC).
17 Feb 2016
Obesity Awareness initiative “Young Minds Health Innovations” was launched recently at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC). The objective of this initiative is to entice children and youth to be innovative with strategies which will help combat obesity and also to promote healthy lifestyle to children in schools.
16 Feb 2016
The National University of Malaysia (UKM), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) are working together to develop a uniformed accounting system for the country’s Islamic institutions.


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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.