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26 Nov 2019
Researchers from the Mechanobiology Institute at the National University of Singapore have shown that cells can attach to the fibrous protein meshwork that surrounds them only if the fibres are spaced close enough. The team’s findings can explain the abnormal motility patterns displayed by cancer cells.
25 Nov 2019
Abdus Suttar Khan (c. 1941 – 31 January 2008) was a Bangladeshi engineer who spent a significant part of his career conducting aerospace research with NASA, United Technology and Alstom.
22 Nov 2019
Husband and wife team, Kimishige (3 December 1925 – 6 July 2018) and Teruko Ishizaka (28 September 1926 – 4 June 2019) discovered the antibody class Immunoglobulin E (IgE) that triggers allergic reactions.
22 Nov 2019
Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie (25 June 1936 – 11 September 2019) was an Indonesian engineer who was President of Indonesia from 1998 to 1999.
22 Nov 2019
Salimuzzaman Siddiqui (19 October 1897 – 14 April 1994) was an artist and chemist from Pakistan whose research focused on natural products from plants.
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
15 Nov 2019
Congratulations to all the winners of 11th Medical Undergraduates’ Annual Scientific Research Meeting 2019 in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Below is the list of winners according to the categories with respective research titles.
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.
04 Nov 2019
EduTECH Asia 2019 starts tomorrow at Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore.
31 Oct 2019
A recent study on children’s appraisals of gender nonconformity (GN) and a related intervention, led by researchers from the Gender Development Laboratory, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in collaboration with The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and the University of Toronto Mississauga, reveals that a simple intervention may change the biases in the perception of young children against peers who break gender norms. The findings have been published in Child Development, the flagship journal of the Society for Research in Child Development.
15 Oct 2019
PhD students in Japan compete in communicating their research vision in three minutes
15 Oct 2019
World-renowned STEM Experts to Speak at Summit
03 Oct 2019
A newly redeveloped guide is setting out to help researchers across academia tackle the online harassment some face as they share their findings with the public on some of the world’s most controversial, and vital, topics.
30 Sep 2019
A team of Japanese and Italian researchers, including from Tohoku University, have evidenced mechanically delivered projectile weapons in Europe dating to 45,000-40,000 years - more than 20,000 years than previously thought. This study, entitled "The earliest evidence for mechanically delivered projectile weapons in Europe" published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, indicated that the spearthrower and bow-and-arrow technologies allowed modern humans to hunt more successfully than Neanderthals - giving them a competitive advantage. This discovery offered important insight to understand the reasons for the replacement of Neanderthals by modern humans.
05 Sep 2019
Do you have new research to share about anthropology, archeology, paleontology, sociology, climate change or endangered species? You could win the opportunity to highlight your research in Asia Research News 2020.
29 Aug 2019
Five research teams, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have been included in the list of Samsung's 2019 first half future technology fostering projects,
27 Aug 2019
Rowing club from South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) sweeps again at Chungju City Mayor’s Cup Rowing Competition.
07 Aug 2019
Sexual violence against women and girls in rural India remains a largely unaddressed, hidden issue.
06 Aug 2019
A research project aims to explore links between workplace violence with women’s position at home and inform on policies, interventions, and social dialogue at the community, enterprise, sector, and/or national level.
11 Jul 2019
The Global Development Network invites researchers from developing and transition countries to submit research proposals under the theme 'Doing research in developing countries: the role of non-academic actors, new communication platforms and leadership in social sciences' for the Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development by 26 July.
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.
04 Jul 2019
The call is open for research grants and postdoctoral fellowships for scientists in IsDB member countries who are working in fields of sustainability science relevant to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
03 Jul 2019
The Amgen Scholars Program (ASP) at Tsinghua University, funded by the Amgen Foundation, held its opening ceremony at Tsinghua campus.
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.
27 Jun 2019
Recipients of Awards were identified based on in-depth research conducted by Frost & Sullivan's analysts.
25 Jun 2019
Web of Science data show that G20 nations are drivers of the global research system
25 Jun 2019
Funding opportunity for early-career science communicators
19 Jun 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today launched a leadership programme for 100 Tanzania’s young professionals from various sectors.
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13 Jun 2019
2019 marks the 200th year of bilateral relations between Singapore and the United Kingdom. The Singapore- UK Partnership for the Future was launched earlier this year, celebrating our longstanding partnership and embracing our cooperation in fields ranging from defence to digital.
06 Jun 2019
Please join the International Development Research Centre in a webinar conversation with May Sabe Phyu, Director of the Gender Equality Network.

Events

02 Aug 2016
Since its launch in 2012, Employee Benefits Asia has grown to become Asia's biggest conference for senior HR professionals looking to exchange ideas and learn about cutting edge C & B strategy from regional and global thought leaders.
03 Mar 2017
We are organising a two-parts conference In Comparison: Korea and Vietnam in History. For the first part, we invite the submission of paper abstracts on the ‘pre-modern’ and ‘colonial’ periods of Vietnam and Korea.
20 Jul 2017
Experts in the field of Asian Studies will meet at ICAS 10 in the delightful Northern Thai city of Chiang Mai, famous for its rich cultural heritage. Enjoy the multitude of networking opportunities, possibilities to share your research and to meet with academic publishers.
05 Dec 2016
The main theme of the 2016 WORLD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ISLAMIC SCIENCES (WICOIS) is Science, Technologies and Humanities For Better Life of Ummah to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various islamic studies in science and technology and other related fields.
16 Jan 2017
Media Activism and Postcolonial Futures co-organized by the International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden, the Netherlands, & Social Science Research Council, New York, US, and hosted by C-Centre (Centre for Chinese Media and Comparative Communication Research) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
10 May 2016
International Food and Tourism, Innovation, Invention & Creativity (iFaTIIC2016) is the 1st International Exhibition and Competition organised by Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Puncak Alam Campus.
22 Jun 2016
Training & Development Asia 2016 is a premier platform for HR leaders to discuss L&D challenges, and discover the insights and approaches taken by leading organisations across all sectors with regards to addressing employee development needs. The theme for 2016: Raising skills. Raising performance. Raising profit.
21 Jun 2016
Delivering aid and improving health resilience through collaboration and technological innovation
13 Apr 2016
​The Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC), Academics without Borders (AWB), and International Development Research Centre (IDRC) are convening the Smart Global Development conference to explore the role of higher education in advancing the sustainable development goals.
12 Apr 2016
Are you due for a catch up with the regional tech ecosystem? Don’t miss the upcoming Tech in Asia Singapore 2016 happening on April 12-13!
15 Jun 2016
Following a successful series of education events in the US, Australia and most recently in Singapore, IQPC is delighted to bring Blended Learning Asia 2016 on the 15-16 June 2016 to Singapore.
22 May 2016
Greetings from the Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Centre)!!
24 Feb 2016
Honorable speakers include Tan Sri Dato’ Dzulkifli Abdul Razak from International Association of Universities, Assoc. Prof Dr. Peter Looker from Nanyang Technological University, Mr. Duncan Ross from Times Higher Education, 18 university leaders across 8 countries in APAC region.
23 Nov 2015
On the occasion of the 16th Anniversary of The Habibie Center, we cordially invite you to our Second International World Forum for Muslim Democrats at Hotel Le Meridien in Jakarta, Indonesia, 23-24 November 2015.
02 Oct 2015
For the 5th Asian Borderlands conference in Kathmandu, Nepal, we invite submissions that address the following questions: What new borderland flows, corridors, and paths are (or have been) taking shape, and what impacts do they have on livelihoods and communities? How can we use these Asian cases to rethink social theories of various kinds?
02 Oct 2015
In May 2016, International Institute for Asian Studies, the Netherlands, will be hosting a conference focusing on the role of international organisations and global heritage activism. The conference is co-organised by Taiwan's Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica and Singapore's Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
03 Dec 2015
3 December, 2015, Hilton Hotel, Sydney, Australia
15 Oct 2015
The Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership 15 October 2015, Conrad Centinnial Singapore
01 Oct 2015
The Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership 1 October, 2015 | Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia
08 Jun 2015
The International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS)/Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) invites applications from PhD students - and especially students following a combined PhD/art, music and/or sound art track - for a unique IIAS-CSEAS coordinated international winter school.
04 Jun 2015
The Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership Tokyo, Japan, June 4, 2015
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
15 May 2015
Paliwanagan sa UP Diliman 2015 Quezon Hall Lobby 15 May 2015 5:00-8:00 PM
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 May 2015
Welcome to the Seventh International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD 2015) hosted at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, May 15 – 18 2015.
16 Oct 2014
The Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership
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.

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