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25 Apr 2016
The Greater Mekong Subregion Research Network (GMS-Net), together with Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC), launched a call for proposals to gather high-quality development research on better job prospects for youth, women, and low-skilled workers in the Mekong countries.
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19 Apr 2016
If Malaysia doesn’t take action to control its carbon emissions through a carbon tax, the damage caused by climate change over a 95-year period could cost the country more than 40 trillion Malaysian ringgits (US$9.1 trillion).
19 Apr 2016
Two academics at Tohoku University, Japan, have made it onto this year's Thomson Reuters list of Highly Cited Researchers. They are Professor Shinjiro Yamaguchi and Associate Professor Shusei Sato, both from the Graduate School of Life Sciences.
14 Apr 2016
BANGI – Prof Datuk Dr Mohamed Amin Embi, a a professor of technology-enhanced language learning at the Faculty of Education, The National University of Malaysia (UKM) has done the university proud by winning two prestigious international education awards for distance learning and open online courses.
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13 Apr 2016
Led by a feminist network based in India, researchers and advocates across South Asia are building the case for new legal and medical responses to sexual violence, while empowering victims to speak out.
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12 Apr 2016
Rohingya refugees living in a camp in Bangladesh have developed a multi-dimensional social fabric that is more complex than the common refugee narratives depicted in some reports.
11 Apr 2016
Five recipients of research grants on "Promoting Specialty Textile and Fabrics in Least Developed Countries” provided by Canada's International Development Research Centre and Trade Facilitation Office Canada announced.
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11 Apr 2016
A researcher from Singapore Management University examines how Thailand’s bureaucratic policies and organisations affect the development of its economy.
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07 Apr 2016
More than 120 senior representatives from 65 universities around the world will convene this month in Seoul to discuss the social responsibilities of higher education and strategic global partnerships among academia, research, and industry to advance socio-economic values.
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07 Apr 2016
In the summer of 2015, Tohoku University, Japan, organized the 'Frontiers of Brain Science' program. This unique research program was hosted by the Tohoku Forum for Creativity, and consisted of three international symposia and one practical workshop.
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06 Apr 2016
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) invites outstanding early-career researchers to join one of nine research programs which address some of the most complex challenges facing the world today.
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05 Apr 2016
"Smart healthcare innovation @ the palm of our hand", entered by The University of Malaya, has been selected in the competition dominated by the global entrepreneur start-up community.
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04 Apr 2016
SERDANG – Gamification is an application of game mechanics and game design techniques in learning and teaching (P&P), making the process to be more interesting, interactive and engaging.
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01 Apr 2016
Palm oil wastes could provide an alternative, low cost and locally available source of bio-proteins for animal feed, according to a recent study published in the Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Sciences (JTAS).
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01 Apr 2016
Malaysian researchers have concluded that mandatory labelling of genetically modified foods is justified, based on an extensive review of international scientific and legal frameworks related to genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
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31 Mar 2016
A new system allows construction companies monitor earth control measures in a manpower efficient manner.
30 Mar 2016
Zoonotic disease danger ever-present as protected species are sold in markets as food.
AIDF Asia Summit
28 Mar 2016
Ministry of Public Health, Thailand, to speak at AIDF Asia Summit 2016 on water and sanitation for effective health response during emergency situations
HR Training
28 Mar 2016
Designed for senior HR professionals from well-respected organisations, Training & Development Asia is an exclusive two-day event that tackles trends in learning & development, innovative shifts in HR technology, organisational change, and the implementation and measurement of the success of talent development programmes.
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25 Mar 2016
Scientists in Japan have developed a system using information technology to augment and enhance the capabilities of canine search and rescue (SAR) teams. Outfitted with special suits, these cyber-enhanced SAR dogs can transmit information about disaster sites and victims to their handlers and rescue workers.
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24 Mar 2016
Researchers in Sri Lanka are strengthening the nation’s capacity to detect and manage health issues linked to wildlife-human interactions.
24 Mar 2016
The NGS Program is an intensive 3 month internship program conducted in Basel, Switzerland for talented and motivated research scientists from emerging countries. This program is designed to foster both their scientific and professional development.
23 Mar 2016
Three Bachelor of Chemistry programmes by Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) received international accreditation recognition from the Royal Society of Chemisry (RSC), headquartered in the United Kingdom
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22 Mar 2016
Ahmad Mustapha Mohamad, a Master of Science in Forest Management and Ecosystem Sciences student from the Forestry Faculty, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), won the Best Photo Award at the Asia-Pacific Forest Week 2016 (APFW 2016).
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21 Mar 2016
The Community of Evaluators, South Asia (CoE-SA) – a professional network International Development Research Centre (IDRC), in Canada, helped to establish – played host to the capstone event of the United Nations declared “International Year of Evaluation.”
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21 Mar 2016
As the global scientific community combines technology and brains to track climate change patterns and effects, indigenous populations have been noting these changes in a landscape they know intimately.
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10 Mar 2016
The National University of Malaysia (UKM) has been chosen by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to train teachers and lecturers from Fiji, Niue, Palau, Tonga and Tuvalu in Climate Change Education.
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10 Mar 2016
The growing globalisation of Singapore's legal profession presents both opportunities and challenges, says a researcher from Singapore Management University.
Assistant Professor Clara Portela
10 Mar 2016
A researcher from Singapore Management University studies how the European Union wields sanctions and other foreign policy tools on the international stage.
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03 Mar 2016
Mathematical algorithms may soon help to analyse, organise, understand and sift through large collections of indigenous Philippine music.

Events

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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