23 Feb 2015
An opinion piece by Professor Masakatsu Tamura of Waseda University, Japan
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19 Feb 2015
An opinion piece by Professor Gaye Rowley at Waseda University, Japan
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17 Feb 2015
Two studies published in the latest issue of the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities addressed women’s empowerment through education and political engagement.
13 Feb 2015
Assimilating traditional musical instruments into contemporary musical composition.
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09 Feb 2015
An opinion article by Professor Hiroyuki Torigoe of Waseda University, Japan
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12 Jan 2015
Mental illness – particularly depression – is a rising problem with Malaysia’s youth. Two recent studies published in the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities shed light on the relationship between poor family dynamics and the development of mental illness.
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04 Dec 2014
- The small non-migratory humpback whale population is genetically distinct, scientists find - Researchers recommend “Critically Endangered” status for isolated whales
03 Dec 2014
Waseda University was the top institution in ten research fields, centered in the humanities and social sciences over the past five years.
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01 Dec 2014
Faculty members of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design's Environment and Interior Design discipline are exhibiting their project at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.
28 Nov 2014
Laurent Gutierrez and Valérie Portefaix, faculty members of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) School of Design (SD)’s Environment and Interior Design discipline, are exhibiting their project ‘Hong Kong Is Land’ at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)’s Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities.
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20 Nov 2014
The University of Malaya (UM) is pleased to announce that its international palaeontology team has now confirmed the presence of another important dinosaur fossil in Pahang, Malaysia.
20 Nov 2014
An opinion article by Professor Kimiko Murakami of Waseda University, Japan
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20 Nov 2014
RSPO and UPM to instill sustainable agenda amongst tertiary youth in Malaysia
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11 Nov 2014
An opinion piece by Professor Hiroyuki Sasahara of Waseda University, Japan
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04 Nov 2014
- “Swatch of No Ground Marine Protected Area” is Bangladesh’s first MPA - New marine protected area announced as run-up to World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia (Nov. 12-19)
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28 Oct 2014
An opinion article by Professor Takashi Ariga of Waseda University
13 Oct 2014
The Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation (J.C.DISI) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) organizes “10 Day” Social Innovation Festival (“10 Day Fest”) on campus. From 10 to 19 October, it features more than 70 interesting activities for the public, local and overseas civic leaders, academics and innovators.
02 Oct 2014
Canada’s International Development Research Centre and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) have announced $10 million in total to four Canadian and developing-country research teams.
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30 Sep 2014
An opinion piece by Professor Shin Matsuzono of Waseda University on the Scottish independence referendum that took place on 18 September 2014.
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24 Sep 2014
Opinion article by Assistant Professor Takeshi Hiroshige of Waseda University on issues surrounding the seawall construction plans proposed by the Japanese government.
02 Sep 2014
In Hong Kong, over 3,600 tons of food is discarded every day, amounting to one-third of the city’s solid waste. Half of the unwanted food is in fact edible, a testimony to the seriousness of the issue of food waste.
17 Jul 2014
Calling researchers worldwide to visit to read the details of an open competition for research studies on the Impact of Open Educational Resources (OER) in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.
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30 Jun 2014
Twenty-four graduating students from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)’s Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) displayed their design flair and talent at the 2014 PolyU Fashion Show on 25 June at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.
23 Jun 2014
The China Hong Kong Chapter, Alliance for Healthy Cities (AFHC) and Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation (J.C.DISI) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University jointly announced the details of Design for Well-being Award for Asia and the Western Pacific Region on 18 June 2014.
05 Jun 2014
The School of Design of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University kicked off its Annual Show at the Jockey Club Innovation Tower (ITower). For the first time, exhibits are located at galleries and open-studios on multiple floors of the building. Public audience is welcome to visit the Show and explore the architecture of the ITower.
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06 May 2014
In recent years, the relationship between Asia and Africa has assumed an unprecedented significance in the political and economic as well as the social and cultural spheres. The bonds between the two continents are projected to grow even stronger and have a decisive impact on the 21st century.
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21 Apr 2014
UiTM researchers are modernising the 'Rebana Ubi', a traditional Malaysian musical instrument by infusing it with a modern computer aided technology.
28 Mar 2014
This study evaluated how Gamelan music can be assimilated into contemporary music compositions and performance practices, opening up new possibilities for the use of the gamelan in the music industry.
21 Mar 2014
The Nottingham University Malaysia Campus offers free English speaking workshops to local secondary schools as part of their Community Outreach Programme which aims to not only deliver a valuable day for the students and but also build a network among local educational practitioners.


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Giants in history

Through her iconic stories featuring fictional scenes from the history of the Philippines, language teacher and academic Genoveva Matute (3 January 1915 – 21 March 2009) helped strengthen the Filipino identity.
Hwang Hye-seong (5 July 1920 – 14 December 2006) was an expert on Korean royal court cuisine, the knowledge of which she dedicated her career to keeping alive. Formerly an assistant professor of nutritional science, Hwang met the last kitchen court lady in the Joseon Dynasty Han Hui-sun and, from her, learned about the culinary traditions of the royal court.