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13 Jan 2016
A study on the interaction between state and citizen reveals the profound role that experts can play in public policy.
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13 Jan 2016
By better understanding the performance appraisal process, organisations can develop more effective performance appraisal systems, according to research done by Singapore Management University.
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13 Jan 2016
Researcher at Singapore Management University takes on complex urban challenges by dynamically and continuously matching supply with demand.
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22 Dec 2015
Assistant Professor Kim Seonghoon looks at early-life health shocks and their impact on the economy at large by taking a leaf out of history books.
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22 Dec 2015
A smart city uses information and communication technologies (ICT) to enhance the efficiency, convenience accessibility, performance and interactivity of urban services, to reduce costs and resource consumption and to improve quality of life in the city.
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15 Dec 2015
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) jointly organised the launch of the Global Assessment Report 2015 and the dialogue on the implementation of the Sendai Framework.
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15 Dec 2015
OTTAWA, December 14, 2015 – The International Development Research Centre and Global Affairs Canada have announced an initiative to improve nutrition and food security for Vietnamese children.
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14 Dec 2015
They are moving away from government-centralized governance to self-governance, paving the way to more efficient and better-ranked world-class universities.
11 Dec 2015
A Walnut Tree, a documentary by Pakistani filmmaker Ammar Aziz, has won the Ram Bahadur Trophy for best film at the Film Southasia documentary festival, held in Kathmandu, Nepal, from November 19 to 22, 2015.
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09 Dec 2015
Shanghai, China, 8 Dec, 2015 – International and private schools across the world are quickly moving away from rote learning towards a more learner-centered, interactive and collaborative approach in order to improve learner engagement and learning outcomes.
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08 Dec 2015
PARIS, FRANCE – Economic losses from the impacts of climate change in Southeast Asia could be 60% higher than previously estimated, reducing the region’s gross domestic product (GDP) by up to 11% by 2100, according to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) study.
Australia Excellence Awards 2015
07 Dec 2015
This year is particularly special as it marks the 10th year that Frost & Sullivan is hosting the excellence awards in Australia recognising and celebrating exemplary practices and best-in-class companies in the country.
02 Dec 2015
Canada’s International Development Research Centre is joining the Government of Canada’s official delegation to the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
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19 Nov 2015
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak organises its fifth indigenous knowledge fair with a keynote speech “Community-based co-design of Indigenous Knowledge Technologies: Challenges and Opportunities” delivered by a professor from Namibia and presentations by researchers in Malaysia and UK.
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18 Nov 2015
Under the Economic Transformation and Human Capital Project, students at The National University of Malaysia are helping single mothers to establish a joint venture company. The main goal of this project is to encourage entrepreneurship among single mothers and human capital development of youths in the neigbourhood.
17 Nov 2015
The 5th Annual South Asian Regional Meeting of the Think Tank Initiative (TTI) will take place in Sohna, India, ​from November 18-20, 2015.
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16 Nov 2015
A team of researchers at Singapore Management University investigates the complex relationships between economy, geography, real estate and health to unravel important policy implications.
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16 Nov 2015
Data mining is not just about numbers: It is premised on human behaviour, and the multitude of decisions that we make every day. A researcher from Singapore Management University is trying to identify useful patterns from large amounts of information.
11 Nov 2015
Cambodia has sought the help of The National University of Malaysia (UKM) to research an archaeologist’s theory that Iron-smelting was introduced to South-East Asia in the 5th century A.D. by travelers from the Indus valley located in present-day North-West Pakistan and Afghanistan.
11 Nov 2015
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak in Malaysia in collaboration with the Sarawak Dyslexic Association and the State Education Department for the first time organised a literacy programme to assist children in mastering basic reading and writing skills in English and Bahasa Malaysia.
06 Nov 2015
Join International Development Research Centre as several of these IDRC-supported global health researchers share their personal journeys and experiences as they strive to improve primary health care for mothers and children.
06 Nov 2015
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) research will be showcased at the Canadian Conference on Global Health 2015, November 5-7 in Montréal, Québec. This year's theme is Capacity Building on Global Health: Research and Practice.
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06 Nov 2015
Molecular ecologists have a key role to play in setting priorities for the conservation of aquatic biodiversity, according to a recent review paper published in the Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Sciences.
04 Nov 2015
Dr Khor Chiea Chuen and Dr Nicolas Plachta are two of only five award recipients outside of Europe and its neighbouring countries.
04 Nov 2015
A paper entitled “Impact of Burning on Physical Characteristics of Tropical Peat” by Professor Dr Ahmad Ainuddin Nuruddin and Masters student Dayang Nur Sakinah Musa picked up the best working paper at the Sixth International Wildland Fire Conference which was held between October 14 to October 16.
04 Nov 2015
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak's Prof Dr Siti Raudzah Ghazali gave an inaugural lecture on "Surviving Childhood Trauma: a story between you and me" on November 4th, 2015.
04 Nov 2015
New research finds that migrant workers affected by housing, debts and threats of deportation could be under significant distress.
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26 Oct 2015
A common evergreen seed is capable of providing almost 150,000 person-days of employment during a single collection season in the Kumaun Himalayas region of northern India, according to a recent study in the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities.
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18 Oct 2015
More than 167,000 hectares of coastland—about 0.6% of the country’s total area—are projected to go underwater in the Philippines, especially in low-lying island communities, according to research by the University of the Philippines.
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18 Oct 2015
Over the next 50 years, people living at low altitudes in developing countries, particularly those in coastal Asia, will suffer the most from extreme weather patterns, according to researchers.

Events

17 Jul 2006
This conference on the Methodologies of Tafsir and Sharh Hadith will highlight the efforts of Muslim scholars and identify the excellent methodology, which may be in conformity with the contemporary needs, thus protecting Muslims from confusion while interacting with tafsir and sharh Hadith works.
19 Apr 2006
Developing rural communities through ICT requires the networking of expertise in a variety of fields, and working together towards a common goal.
15 Feb 2006
If the twentieth century was the era of the nation being imagined in print and broadcast media, then in the 21st century that imagination maybe under challenge by new technologies that enable the imagination of new politico-cultural topographies.
31 Jul 2006
The Eighth Biennial Conference of the Borneo Research Council (BRC) will take place in Kuching, Sarawak from July 31 to 1 August 2006. It will be jointly organised by BRC and the Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS).
07 Feb 2006
India and East Asia conference is designed to arrive at a new paradigm to assess the future of this region through a holistic appraisal. This conference aims to attain a deeper understanding of the dynamics of this region through examining how issues of culture, trade and security are interlinked.
27 Feb 2006
One of the objectives of the workshop is to discuss new research in various areas of Malaysian studies undertaken particularly by younger scholars including graduate students
22 Nov 2006
Main themes: Asia-Europe Comparisons; Intercivilizational Encounters; Framing Asia in Global History; Business Empires; Economic Networks; The Past in Current Social Conflicts; Gender Hierarchies and many more
06 Dec 2005
The Malaysian Institute of Economic Research will be organising this important conference to the theme of "Enhancing Competitiveness for Economic Growth"
16 Nov 2005
This is expected to be the most productive COP in the convention’s history. The Conference agenda is underpinned by a common feeling of urgency to meet objectives to halt or reduce global biodiversity losses by 2010.
14 Nov 2005
The advent of globalization, has intensified the search for effective strategies in the teaching and learning of the English language, especially in Asia where the gap between demanded competence and actual competence in the use of English is widening.
07 Dec 2005
The following six major themes have been planned for this year's SDC: Women's/Gender Issues; Livelihoods; WTO and Governance; Health; Peace and People's Rights; Child labour
22 Jun 2005
The biennial animal welfare conference Asia for Animals will bring together Asian and international delegates with animal advocacy/conservation concerns and expertise.
14 Sep 2005
"Higher Education Reform facing Local and Global Changes" SEAAIR 2005 will bring together researchers in higher education to report their research and exchange experiences with practitioners in business and industry.
26 Sep 2005
The theme of this year's conference is "Shadow Lines", which has to do with movement across borders, borders that may be understood in many different ways and in many different contexts.
20 Aug 2005
ICAS 4, hosted by the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS) is expected to draw more than 1500 specialists in Asian Studies.
20 Aug 2005
This International conference will address issues on the rapid urbanisation in Asia including Urban development and process, Land use change, Urban regeneration, Population, Sustainable cities, World city development, Globalising cities in Asia
29 Jun 2005
Health social security in Japan is at a cross-road: whether to gradually reduce the coverage to a basic minimum as in the United States, or to maintain the current level following the European example.
07 Jul 2005
An international interdisciplinary conference on studies of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, bisexual, and queer (LGBTQ) cultures and communities in Asia
13 Jul 2006
We encourage panels and papers that explore how communities have shaped multiple images of Burma/Myanmar that often reflect particular perceptions of the Burmese past, the present, and its possible futures.
24 Nov 2005
This workshop aims to explore complex and diverse intersections between religious practices and global capitalist forces in Asian contexts.

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