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27 Mar 2018
The College of Arts and Sciences at Qatar University (QU-CAS) held on March 26-27 its first Sustainable Development Conference aimed to highlight the efforts of the State of Qatar towards the achievement of a holistic sustainable development vision in line with the goals of Qatar National Vision 2030.
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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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08 Mar 2018
Osman Sultan: “Telecommunications is the smart city’s corner stone”
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01 Mar 2018
Children without any parent at home score much lower on primary school exams than children with one or both parents, which can hinder future prospects.
19 Feb 2018
Qatar University organized on February 18-20 a symposium on “Language and Nature in Southern and Eastern Arabia”.
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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.
20 Dec 2017
Ugandan conservation leader Caroline Asiimwe is engaging the local population in a cooperative approach to preserve wildlife from illegal activities and ensure healthy ecosystems in her country.
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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.
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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.
Examples of 3D CG models used in the study. (Kawahara J. and Osugi T., Perception, September 24, 2017)
27 Nov 2017
The act of nodding positively affects the subjective likability of people by about 30 percent and their approachability by 40 percent, according to a study conducted by researchers from Hokkaido University and Yamagata University in Japan.
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28 Sep 2017
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has applied its expertise in food safety to develop the comprehensive Food Hygiene Standard Certification System (FHSCS).
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29 Aug 2017
This Hiroshima University Science Communication Fellowship 2018 Program is for someone who has a degree in science communication, journalism, or science, and who is seeking his/her future career in science communication.
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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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17 Jul 2017
KUALA LUMPUR, 12th of July 2017 – Universiti Malaya (UM), Malaysia’s premier Research University will be organising its inaugural “Give Back to UM Day” on 25th July 2017 at the Exhibition Hall, Institute of Research Management and Services, UM.
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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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04 Jul 2017
BEIJING, July 4, 2017 – China National Center for Science and Technology Evaluation (NCSTE) and Clarivate Analytics launched a collaborative report entitled “China’s International Scientific Research Collaboration Landscape.”
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04 Jul 2017
Over four days in June, Singaporean researcher Huang Zhixiang had the opportunity to speak with hundreds of scientists from across the Commonwealth and learn about their research and countries.
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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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21 Jun 2017
People should be more sceptical about data cited in news reports, and scientists need to do a better job of communicating their research results, says Sir David Spiegelhalter, a British statistician and expert in risk communication.
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21 Jun 2017
Nominations for excellence in research in chemistry, mathematics and physics accepted until September 15, 2017
22 May 2017
A workshop co-organised by leading science organisations has produced a comprehensive set of recommendations for supporting refugee researchers fleeing from conflict and war.
19 May 2017
South Korea's Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) to further advance its leadership role fostering regional innovation and global collaboration.
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21 Apr 2017
Publication is the beginning of research impact and visibility, thus dissemination of research publications have to be proactive. Researchers can promote their research work in three stages: (1) manuscript preparation and submission; (2) post-publication promoting; and (3) after receiving mentions/citations (monitoring).

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