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News

08 Jul 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) organised, in collaboration with The Mills Fabrica, the Grand Finals of “Techstyle for Social Good International Competition 2019” in late June.
02 Jul 2019
Journalists and the public are invited to attend the Myanmar Knowledge Hub and Market Place on July 9 and 10 in Yangon to exchange ideas and identify opportunities to work together to strengthen Myanmar’s research community.
28 Jun 2019
The Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) held today the “Designing Future Techstyle” International Symposium and “Techstyle for Social Good International Competition 2019” at The Mills.
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19 Jun 2019
Using a taxonomic approach, scientists have re-identified the huge birds drawn on the desert plains of Peru as hermits or pelicans.
19 Jun 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today launched a leadership programme for 100 Tanzania’s young professionals from various sectors.
18 Jun 2019
Twenty-two graduating students from Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) showcased their design flair and talent at the PolyU Fashion Show 2019 held on 13 June at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.
06 Jun 2019
Please join the International Development Research Centre in a webinar conversation with May Sabe Phyu, Director of the Gender Equality Network.
03 Jun 2019
27th AMIC Annual Conference to be held June 17-19 at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
03 Jun 2019
More than 300 delegates from government, private sector, NGO and civil society, academe, youth groups and venture philanthropy gather at ADB Headquarters, Manila for Forum on May 28, 2019.
23 May 2019
Chulalongkorn University will host the 27th Annual Conference of the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC) on June 17-19 in Bangkok, Thailand. The conference theme is Communication, Technology, and New Humanism.
10 Apr 2019
WorldFish, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) signed a five-year tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today.
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06 Mar 2019
Protected areas play an important role in sustaining dhole populations in the Western Ghats of Karnataka.
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06 Mar 2019
With a lack of financial budget, poor support system and an erosion of professional autonomy amongst Health Care Professionals (HCP)s in developing countries, urgent calls for provision of more university-based education programs with timely policies to speed up progress are needed across Asia’s entrenched medical system governance.
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13 Feb 2019
Researchers on the ground in Myanmar are investigating how women can get more involved in policymaking to ensure their voices are heard and needs are met as the nation embraces democracy.
06 Feb 2019
5,000+ educators, policymakers & technology leaders assemble to assess at the future of Filippino education
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02 Feb 2019
Project ROSE (Removing Obstacles to cervical ScrEening) is addressing the cultural needs of thousands of women while keeping up with the times.
29 Jan 2019
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) signs MoU with Pyongyang Science and Technology University (PSTU) to pledge mutual support for one another in the pursuit of academic excellence.
22 Jan 2019
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) held an open studio event, showcasing the final products of Science-Art Residency Project, carried out by Science Walden that conducts fusion research for a new ecosystem, including circulation.
21 Jan 2019
Building on the success of existing partnerships, South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) signed an MoU with Churchill College to pledge mutual support for one another in the pursuit of academic excellence.
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18 Jan 2019
Conservationists look at five human socioeconomic scenarios to better understand fate of endangered big cat.
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17 Dec 2018
Major study of 7,663 Malaysian women shows that breastfeeding, physical activity and soy intake are protective against breast cancer. The findings were from the Malaysian Breast Cancer (MyBrCA) genetic study and the Malaysian Mammographic Density (MyMammo) study.
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05 Dec 2018
New study identifies the most important factors influencing the livelihood of small-scale fish farmers in Malaysia.
26 Nov 2018
Survey shows think tanks in Myanmar need to improve research quality and outreach to ensure officials have easy access to accurate information for making national policy.
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19 Nov 2018
Ujung Kulon National Park, Indonesia Releases New Photos and Video of Critically Endangered Species Seldom Seen in the Wild.
12 Nov 2018
The Gold Award goes to students from University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna while Best Documentary goes to the Film and Television Institute of India. Full list of winners is attached in the Appendix.
01 Nov 2018
The Academy of Film, which is part of the School of Communication at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), has organised the first Global University Film Awards (GUFA).
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17 Oct 2018
YANGON, Myanmar – Working in collaboration with Myanmar’s Department of Fisheries (DoF), WCS has announced the creation of a new protected area for a population of critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins (Orcaella brevirostris) living in the Ayeyawady River of central Myanmar.
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04 Oct 2018
Genetics isn’t as important as once thought for the evolution of altruistic social behavior in some organisms, a new insight into a decade-long debate.
24 Sep 2018
The Call for Papers for the third issue of Cubic Journal seeks diverse contributions from a wide range of design sectors.
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13 Aug 2018
Farmers will need to know how rising temperatures in Thailand will affect their rice crops.

Events

24 Jul 2015
The International Conference on Burma/Myanmar Studies will provide a forum for scholars, journalists, NGO workers and observers from Burma/Myanmar, Thailand and other countries across the globe to get the latest updates on Burma/Myanmar Studies.
24 Jul 2015
Chiang Mai, 24-25 July 2015, University Academic Service Centre (UNISERV), Chiang Mai University
05 May 2015
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Humanitarian Affairs, United Kingdom (HA) will jointly organize the 6th University Scholars Leadership Symposium (USLS) which will be held from 1 to 7 August 2015 in Hong Kong.
12 May 2015
The 4th Higher Education Conference organised by the World Bank/Center for Mediterranean Integration MENA Regional Program on Higher Education will be held in Beirut, Lebanon, on May 12-14, 2015.
14 Mar 2016
The International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), Leiden, The Netherlands, is hosting an international conference to explore the interrelations between language, power and identity in Asia.
15 Oct 2014
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) event and live webcast Dr Fraser Taylor, recipient of the 2014 Killam Prize in Social Sciences
26 Nov 2014
An opportunity has arisen to invite you to participate and present paper during the ICNWFP2014 to be held from Novemebr 26-28 at Royal Mulu Resort in Sarawak, Malaysia.
05 Jul 2015
ICAS 9 Adelaide, South Australia, will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre from 5-9 July 2015. We are looking forward to receiving your proposal for ICAS 9.
15 Jan 2015
For the inaugural and first biennial conference of the pan-African Association for Asian Studies in Africa (A-ASIA) we are inviting proposals for panels, roundtables, papers and book presentations in the fields of Asian-African interactions studies. In addition, the conference will feature a special A-ASIA/ICAS Africa-Asia Book Prize (AAIBP).
18 Aug 2014
We invite PhD students to apply for a five days of interactive Summer School on the theoretical issue of the knowledge production, transmission and practice of culture against the backdrop of historically contingent case studies featuring transnational circulations of craft. We are looking forward to receiving applications before 14 February 2014.
20 Jan 2014
Paliwanagan sa UP Diliman, a biannual activity of the OVCRD held in January and July, will have its fifth run on 20 January 2014 (Monday)
18 Sep 2013
An interdisciplinary conference in the humanities and performing arts that interrogates the critical role of theaters (including music, song, and dance) as a tangible representation of political processes in public spaces and as an expression of Filipino peoples' historical experience, identity, and aspiration.
29 Jul 2013
UP Diliman Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research and Development (OVCRD) is holding the Paliwanagan sa UP Diliman OVCRD Colloquiumand Fair on 29 July 2013, 8 AM - 5 PM, at the National Institute of Physics, National Science Complex, UP Diliman.
21 Jan 2013
The University of the Philippines Diliman Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research and Development is holding the third Colloquium "Palinawagan sa UP Diliman" on 21 January 2013 at the National Institute of Physics Auditorium, National Science Complex, UP Diliman.
03 Jun 2013
The general theme of the 2013 conference is “Beyond the Culture Industry”. In the past two decades, the cultural sphere of rising Asian economies has increasingly shifted from being marked by the politics of authoritarianism and democratization to being pervaded by the market logic of deepening capitalism.
19 Sep 2012
Ottawa, Canada, September 18, 2012 – Essayist, journalist and novelist Pankaj Mishra will be at Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) September 19, 2012, to discuss his new book From the Ruins of Empire: The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia.
13 May 2013
This international workshop aims to combine the insights and findings from the two previous workshops on institutional voids and state re-scaling respectively. The goal is to look at the crisscrossing between these two frontiers of research so as to generate new research questions and scholarly agenda.
11 Oct 2012
DATE: 11-13 October 2012. VENUE: University Hall, National University of Singapore, Lee Kong Chian Wing, 21 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119077
09 May 2012
The Vargas Museum invites students to enroll to the summer workshop for Junior Museum Guides. Now on its eight year, this workshop welcomes participants ages 9 to 14 years old. The sessions will be held from Wednesday to Saturday, 9-12 and 16-19 May, from 1 to 5pm.
16 Jul 2012
Conference 16-18 July 2012 in Campus Universitas Udayana, Jalan PB Sudirman, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
24 Apr 2012
“Gen Y is an opportunity for businesses to put ourselves ahead in the game, provided we can navigate Gen Y’s unique abilities, which can sometimes also be their biggest aws. Figuring out how to make the most of their potential – now, that will be a leader’s challenge.” Dato’ Johan Raslan, Executive Chairman, PriceWaterhouseCoopers
29 Mar 2012
The Vargas Museum, University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD), in cooperation with the art platform Planting Rice and Finale Art File opens the exhibition A&L: The parallel (lives) museum on 29 March 2012, 4pm at the 3F South Wing gallery.
20 Mar 2012
The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam invites Ms. Hachikai Mimi, one of the promising young poets/writers in Japan, to host the travelling lectures on Japanese contemporary literature and poetry in Hanoi, Hue and Ho Chi Minh City from 20 – 24 March 2012.
20 Dec 2012
The IBBC 2012 conference theme “Business and Economics Sustainability and Cooperation in Asia” reflects the vibrant business and economics condition enjoyed by the Asian region as a whole. Notwithstanding however, the financial crisis engulfing the western countries may negatively affect the business and economics growth of the region.
23 Feb 2012
The Department of Chinese Culture of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University will host an international conference at Room M1603, Li Ka Shing Tower, 23-25 February 2012. The conference is open to members of the public.
14 Sep 2012
Kuo Pao Kun (1939-2002) was one of the most important dramatists, arts activists and public intellectuals of contemporary Singapore. At the tenth year of his passing, this international conference is organised to reflect on his works and ideology.
07 Feb 2012
PolyU is organising i-week for the second year with a theme on “Global Citizens” between 6 and 11 February 2012.
21 Jan 2012
Ultraman, Hello Kitty, Nobita, Doraemon are examples of Japanese animated characters that are hugeley poplular with large numbers of people around the world. Now, the people of Penang can get one step closer to their favourite characters.
30 Mar 2011
The Vargas Museum presents the exhibition Echo Studies by Maria Taniguchi. It opens on 30 March 2011, 4pm at the Lobby and West Wing Gallery and ends on 28 May 2011.
06 Dec 2011
The much awaited environment and wildlife biennial international competitive film festival and forum, CMS VATAVARAN is back. Film entries are invited from Indian and International filmmakers for 2011 festival focusing on biodiversity conservation.

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