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04 Nov 2016
The Third Summit on University Social Responsibility (USR), a key initiative of the University Social Responsibility Network (USR Network), kicked-off today (4 November) in Beijing.
03 Nov 2016
A PhD student from The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus has recently won the ‘Highly Commended Award’ at the U21 Three Minute Thesis competition for her talk on the potential to transform wireless signals into energy which can power up small devices.
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03 Nov 2016
Rapid growth is causing unprecedented transformations in the social fabric and market structure of rural China, according to investigations conducted by researchers at the Singapore Management University (SMU).
Associate Professor Gary Chan
03 Nov 2016
In defamation cases, a researcher from Singapore Management University believes that a declaration of falsity should be one way for plaintiffs to clear their name.
Assistant Professor Lee Youngki
03 Nov 2016
Using mobile sensing technology, a researcher at the Singapore Management University (SMU) is studying how people communicate with each other.
03 Nov 2016
Educators, policymakers and technology leaders will be coming together on 9th-10th November at Suntec Convention Centre in Singapore to address some of the major challenges faced by modern day educational institutions, both K-12 and tertiary, from across Asia.
27 Oct 2016
Going beyond just showcasing the technologies themselves, EduTECH Asia focuses on how tech is enabling a radical transformation of the education sector from pedagogy to curriculum design to facilities requirements.
06 Oct 2016
The LUI Che Woo Prize – Prize for World Civilisation (“LUI Che Woo Prize”) Laureate Professor Yuan Longping, widely known as “Father of the Hybrid Rice”, delivered a public lecture to a full house at Hotel ICON, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) on 4 October.
29 Sep 2016
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) signed Memorandums of Understanding and Agreement on educational and research collaboration with The Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), the national university of Cambodia, on 19 September 2016 (Monday) at the signing ceremony in Cambodia.
Visiting Professor Michael Macy
26 Sep 2016
People are influenced by their family, friends, colleagues and even strangers. This social sway can be measured by science, say researchers from Singapore Management University.
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24 Sep 2016
After the Taliban attempted to assassinate Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani newspapers used common language to describe the attack, which suggests the media has influence in changing social perceptions of the group, according to research published in the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (JSSH).
19 Sep 2016
Dr. Jieun Yang, an alumna of South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), is part of an international team that has discovered a simple new method for producing large quantities of the promising nanomaterial graphene.
15 Sep 2016
Paris, 14 September—As the UN General Assembly prepares to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UNESCO Institute for Statistics has released a new data tool showing the leaders and emerging players in research and development (R&D).
05 Sep 2016
The diseases affecting street dogs are badly understood, resulting in wasteful medication of dog populations in Nepal, according to a study.
02 Sep 2016
Hokkaido University’s Global Station for Quantum Medical Science and Engineering (GSQ) has successfully concluded Summer School for Medical Physics 2016.
01 Sep 2016
Three students from Thailand received the 2016 Stockholm Junior Water Prize on 30 August for their innovative water retention device that mimics the water retention of the Bromeliad plant.
30 Aug 2016
Hokkaido University (HU) will launch three new graduate schools on April 1, 2017: the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering, the Graduate School of Infectious Diseases, and the Graduate School of Global Food Resources.
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25 Aug 2016
MIT Technology Review calls for nominations from innovators in Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Taiwan for the regional 2017 Innovators Under 35 (TR35) list.
25 Aug 2016
Hiroshima University, Japan, has announced its fellowship opening for a junior science communicator.
UNIST and UCSD signs MoU
23 Aug 2016
Partnership to bring significant benefits to our global society.
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23 Aug 2016
A project which was funded by Save The Children Hong Kong has revealed that parents from families with low monthly household income are more likely to have higher parental stress and lower parental self-efficacy.
22 Aug 2016
The National University of Malaysia and Indonesia's Dirosat Islamiyah Al-Amien Institute have recently signed an Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on research areas in Islamic studies.
22 Aug 2016
KUALA LUMPUR, August 12 – The Malaysian Research Institute of Ageing (IPPM) and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Institute of Ageing, United Nations - Malta (INIA) to pioneer a collaborative multidisciplinary research on ageing.
18 Aug 2016
The Pacific coast of the Tohoku region has been struck by four large tsunamis in just over a century - in 1896, 1933, 1960 and 2011.
18 Aug 2016
Professor Dominic Foo, Professor of Process Design and Integration in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) received the Top Research Scientists Malaysia (TRSM) Award on 15 August 2016.
17 Aug 2016
KUALA LUMPUR– Prof. Dr. Latiffah A. Latiff who is a lecturer at Community Health Department of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), has been named the recipient of 2016 Top Research Scientist Malaysia (TRSM).
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08 Aug 2016
A team at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University was commissioned to scrutinise the operational performance of Rio de Janeiro metro trains before the official launch of the Olympic line at Rio de Janeiro on 30 July 2016.
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08 Aug 2016
Researchers at iCity Lab, Singapore, are using sensors to increase the safety of seniors who live independently in their own homes.
Associate Professor Lee Pey Woan
08 Aug 2016
Determining who is legally answerable for a wrong in the civil context can be complicated, but a researcher from Singapore Management University is helping to clear the air.
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05 Aug 2016
The newly launched Hokkaido Summer Institute (HSI) program has gotten off to a great start. HSI brings Hokkaido University’s faculty members and more than 80 world-leading researchers from outside Japan together to provide special learning experiences to undergraduate and graduate students.

Events

09 Sep 2007
Nairobi, Kenya - The theme of the 2007 Conference - Governance, Globalization and the Commonwealth will embrace many of the current issues facing today’s Commonwealth lawyers and the communities which they serve.
26 Aug 2007
Leverkusen, Germany - The Conference is one of the main platforms for cooperation and interaction between UNEP and its youth partners.
29 Oct 2007
KL, Malaysia - The conference would be opened for all areas of evaluation within the educational realm and this includes program and project evaluation, needs assessments, costs analysis and impact evaluation.
17 Sep 2007
Manila, Philippines - The conference will provide an opportunity for the exchange of ideas among APEC economies on innovative human resource development strategies and ways to effectively link human resource and economic development in order to increase global competitiveness.
12 Nov 2007
The Centre for Asia-Pacific Women in Politics (CAPWIP) Institute for Gender, Governance & Leadership invites interested parties to attend the 8th "Making Governance Gender Responsive (MGGR)" training on Nov. 12 to 19 in Manila, Philippines.
11 Aug 2007
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - The purpose of the workshop is to assist journalists and journalism students in understanding the role and function of the media in building racial and religious harmony. At the same time, they will be equipped with skills relevant to reporting racial and religious issues.
09 Aug 2007
This is the 2nd International Decade of the World's Indigenous People. The goal of this Decade is to further strengthen international cooperation for the solution of problems faced by indigenous people in such areas as culture, education, health, human rights, the environment, and social and economic development.
12 Aug 2007
Be seen, Be heard: Youth participation for development
12 Aug 2007
"Progress and Prospects on Water:Striving for Sustainability in a Changing World"
22 Nov 2007
NongKhai/ Bangkok, Thailand - The major aim of the Conference is to provide a platform for creative exchanges and multi-stakeholder dialogue towards re-thinking development.
04 Sep 2007
Penang, Malaysia - This conference seek to share differing experiences, thoughts, and to work together to influence and be a catalyst in shaping future directions of social work in Asia-Pacific.
31 Aug 2007
The conference will focus on peace processes related to territorial conflicts in Europe and Asia. Speakers include President Martti Ahtisaari, and Amb. Sastrohandoyo Wiryono. Program http://www.tnpcs2007.niasconferences.dk/subpage.php?id=7 Registration: http://www.tnpcs2007.niasconferences.dk/registration.php
02 Aug 2007
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - This event provides a timely opportunity to look at Asia, often proclaimed as the fastest growing region in the world.
22 Oct 2007
This course aims to help journalists improve their technique in covering environmental news. The programme includes seminars, field trips and presentations from environmental experts designed to develop participants’ awareness of environmental issues.
13 Sep 2007
Michigan, USA - The Conference on the Study of Religions of India (CSRI) is a forum of exchange for scholars engaged in the academic study of the religious traditions of India in both native and diasporic contexts.
06 Aug 2007
KL, Malaysia - The mission of the event is to ignite, empower and inspire the strengthening of women independence and the escalating empowerment of womankind.
17 Jul 2007
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - This international conference on ASEAN heritage will take on a new meaning in the context of globalisation and the current international political climate. It is also a platform for an intercultural discourse towards maintaining peace and unity within the ASEAN community.
16 Aug 2007
The International Conference is an opportunity for local and international experts, media practitioners, consultants, researchers, academics and non-academics to share knowledge in the study of media and information warfare.
25 Jul 2007
Penang, Malaysia - The theme of the conference is Literacy and Citizenship: Pathways to Sustainable Education.
12 Jun 2007
Doha, Qatar - The aim of the Conference is mobilize additional resources in order to, on the one hand, prevent and manage food shortages and, on the other hand, tackle the structural causes of the food insecurity.
05 Sep 2007
Leiden, the Netherlands - This seminar will confront challenges and dilemmas faced by many governments in East and Southeast Asia.
22 Jun 2007
Leiden, the Netherlands - The workshop compares rent seeking across different economic sectors and seeks to locate the political and institutional factors in shaping rent-seeking politics.
22 Jun 2007
Leiden, the Netherlands - This workshop will discuss the state of the environment, including the caring for it, in relation to expressions and manifestations of cultural and religious identity in the Southeast Asian region.
18 Jun 2007
Cape Town, South Africa - This free workshop will address What is the role of information in achieving development goals?, How is knowledge generated, disseminated, and used?, Where do you go to find information? and much more. The registration deadline is May 25th.
18 Jul 2007
National University of Singapore : This workshop goes beyond a mere political approach to reconciliation and offers new understandings of cultural reconciliation processes and factors, which both facilitate and inhibit reconciliation in different cultures.
11 Jul 2007
2007 Theme is Asian Universities - promoting quality and equal opportunity through global partnership.
11 Jul 2007
University of Leeds, UK - This research workshop brings together a number of experts on East Asia , China and Japan to discuss among other issues, how we may conceive regional leadership itself.
31 May 2007
Helsinki, Finland - International and Finnish experts will discuss how universal human rights principles are interpreted in Asian contexts, and how globalization and interregional relations influence these interpretations.
09 May 2007
Canberra, Australia : This presentation will address how or whether Newsdotcom’s specific modes of debate and creative expression set an example for qualitative changes in Indonesian television and public life.
16 Aug 2007
Economic reform in the People's Republic of China [PRC] since 1980 has seen the emergence of new categories of wealth and power. This talk explores more.

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