Communication

News

18 Jun 2020
Developed by The Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies (CSLDS) of the Department of Linguistics and Modern Language at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), the Sign Bilingualism and Co-enrolment in Deaf Education (SLCO) Programme has been awarded the Zero Project 2020 - Innovative Practice Award on Education by the Essl Foundation, in recognition of the Programme’s distinguished contribution in driving access to mainstream inclusive education for the deaf.
12 Jun 2020
In our first Asia Research News Podcast, we delve into Doing Research in Myanmar: a systematic study of how social science research is produced, distributed and used in the country.
04 Jun 2020
The MarTech Summit takes its first steps out into the virtual world! Taking place on the 16th and 17th of June, the Virtual MarTech Summit will gather over 1000 attendees from a range of backgrounds, the only common denominator is the love of MarTech.
27 May 2020
Nature Index 2020 South Korea, published in the May 28 issue of Nature, investigates South Korea’s strategy to become a “first mover” by investing in basic research grants and original discoveries.
27 May 2020
Publisher becomes largest research publisher to sign DORA (San Francisco Declaration of Research Assessment), joining thousands of research institutions, publishers, imprints and funders in the commitment to ensure a balanced and fair approach to research assessment
27 May 2020
Open access book output has doubled in two years, supporting Springer Nature’s commitment to open research
27 May 2020
First open access publisher, BMC celebrates its 20th Anniversary
27 Apr 2020
Springer Nature and UNESCO have signed an agreement to publish open access books on a range of issues cutting across major research areas such as education, culture, the natural sciences, the human and social sciences and communication and information
27 Apr 2020
Application period now open for award programme that acknowledges and celebrates outstanding women working in STEM* research and outreach
27 Apr 2020
Approach means Plan S-funded authors will be able to continue to submit research to these journals
27 Apr 2020
New white paper analyses data from Springer Nature authors and interviews with institutions to better understand the fragmented and varied funding currently available for article processing charges (APCs)
27 Apr 2020
New transformative read and publish deal agreed with Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India
23 Apr 2020
A range of essential textbooks from all disciplines will be freely available to support higher education institutions worldwide
23 Apr 2020
The Responsible Business report provides insight into how Springer Nature is supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and addressing material issues.
23 Apr 2020
Open access chemistry database PubChem will now include thousands of links to chemical and physical properties of materials from the SpringerMaterials database
21 Apr 2020
Springer Nature achieves new milestone in 2019 in publishing over 100,000 OA articles in one year, and is the largest OA publisher of primary research
21 Apr 2020
Springer Nature Group commits to be net carbon neutral this year, as part of an ongoing reduction in emissions and broader responsible business programme.
21 Apr 2020
Communications Materials and Communications Earth & Environment join Springer Nature’s comprehensive portfolio of around 600 open access journals
21 Apr 2020
Springer Nature continues its commitment to opening up research and enabling the advancement of discovery with the rollout of the SharedIt initiative to proceedings books.
10 Dec 2019
Applications are now open for The Spinoff Prize – a new award for visionary, science- based companies that are on their way to making a commercial impact; winning Spinoff to receive a prize of €30,000; applications open until Feb 28, 2020
10 Dec 2019
Users of Nature.com to benefit from better off campus user experience
10 Dec 2019
Latest Nature Index supplement shows US-China research collaborations to be stronger than ever, while UK-EU collaborations stall
22 Nov 2019
Forward Leading is to host Digital Marketing Leaders Summit in Hong Kong on December 5 & 6, at the Hyatt Regency Tsim Sha Tsui, bringing together over 150 senior marketers from a wide range of industries.
22 Nov 2019
Sensing a hug from your friend through a video call with him/her may become a reality soon. A joint-research team consisted of scientists and engineers from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and Northwestern University in the United States has developed a skin-integrated virtual reality (VR) system, which can be controlled and powered wirelessly. The innovation has great application potential in communications, prosthetic control and rehabilitation, as well as gaming and entertainment.
20 Nov 2019
Survey of over 6,300 PhD students worldwide shows most to be satisfied with their PhD experience, but highlights issues affecting student well-being such as working hours, funding and bullying
13 Nov 2019
Gregorio Y. Zara (8 March 1902 – 15 October 1978) was a Filipino engineer and physicist best remembered for inventing the first two-way video telephone.
25 Oct 2019
New Nature Index rankings of universities aged 50 and under reveal that institutes in Asian countries are performing particularly well in terms of output of high-quality research
16 Oct 2019
Stereotypical gender role attitudes and negative images of STEM fields of Japanese parents may be associated with girls’ reduced university participation, new study finds.
15 Oct 2019
PhD students in Japan compete in communicating their research vision in three minutes
15 Oct 2019
A Nature Research survey shows a gap in training on collaborative skills provided to early-career researchers

Events

16 Jun 2020
Merging Tech and Marketing in an Increasingly Online World
19 Aug 2020
The MarTech Summit Hong Kong has been moved from the original dates in April to August 19-20, 2020 in view of the Covid-19 situation.
08 Dec 2020
The event will now be held in Singapore from 8th to 9th December 2020.

Researchers

Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
A professor in the Department of Information and Communication Engineering at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST).
Puvadol Doydee is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Natural Resources and Agro-Industry at Kasetsart University Chalermphrakiat Sakon Nakhon Province Campus, Sakon Nakhon Province, Thailand.
DR. Rey Tiquia is a Chinese technoscience philosopher at the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne. Technoscience’ is a knowledge system that is closely linked to society and nature and vice-versa. This philosophy sees no dichotomy between science and technology. Each is an extension and embodiment of the other. Rey does research in Qualitative Social Research, Sociological Translation and Medical Anthropology. His current project is 'Restoring the Chinese Calendar 'Lifa' and the Cosmic Breath 'Qi' to the Real World.' As an independent Chinese technoscience researcher, he studies the metaphysical value of the Cosmic Breath 'Qi' and the Transnational Elemental Stems and Zodiacal Branches Calendrical Clock (Northern and Southern Hemispheres)to interrupt the decline of traditional Chinese Medicine and other Chinese technoscientific practices and their respective prognosticative power as mobile bodies of local knowledge while ensuring their continued innovation and regeneration.