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26 Jun 2018
A large-scale analysis has suggested it’s easier for people to form and replace relationships in North America, Europe and Latin America, compared to Asia and the Middle East, what causes these differences, and how they may influence people’s thoughts and behavior.
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13 Jun 2018
Successful university-community partnerships should be integrated into the everyday activities. Students’ community engagement is important for their holistic personal and professional development. Empirical evidence suggests that university should remain committed and supportive towards this lifelong learning plan.
08 Jun 2018
We want to give people a glimpse of researchers at work, this is why we are encouraging scientists to share photos of them at work. Send us photos of you at work by email to [email protected] or find us on Twitter @ResearchSEA.
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04 Jun 2018
A Japanese university that suffered from atomic devastation will help pave the way towards a world without nuclear weapons. [The journal's Editor-in-Chief Fumihiko Yoshida is available to speak to journalists on this issue]
30 May 2018
University of Malaya researchers organized a climate change awareness program for secondary school children through fun science activities ‘ExploRace’. The awareness program is hoped to empower and engage active participation from school children to help tackle the climate change issues locally.
28 May 2018
A startup, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has been selected for the 3rd phase of the Good Starter project by Yoonmin Creative Investment Foundation.
28 May 2018
Two faculty members in the School of Urban and Enviornmental Engineering at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have been honored with government awards.
25 May 2018
A rowing team, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has earned 14 medals overall at the 2nd Changwon City Rowing Competition.
25 May 2018
Four students, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have been honored with 2018 Asan Foundation Scholarship.
25 May 2018
The 2018 Hamburg Prize goes to Hirosi Ooguri and comes with a three-day symposium in his honor.
25 May 2018
A professor, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has been awarded the James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials by the American Physical Society.
25 May 2018
Dr. Hyojung Lee, who recently completed her Ph.D. at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has been appointed as an Assistant Professor at Hokkaido University.
25 May 2018
A professor, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has been appointed to the new panel of the Climate Dynamics Panel (CDP).
22 May 2018
For the first time, nominations are extended to innovators in Hong Kong in addition to innovators in Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Taiwan
08 May 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) establishes today the University Research Facility in Big Data Analytics (UBDA), the first university-wide research facility in big data analytics among universities in Hong Kong
07 May 2018
In the past decade after the devastated 5.12 Wenchuan Earthquake in Sichuan, academics and students from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have been working on a series of inter-disciplinary projects to help enhance the resilience of the affected communities.
26 Apr 2018
Based on a recent article published by the Times Higher Education.
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12 Apr 2018
A large middle class in Thailand and Indonesia is demanding more environmental protection; something not happening in other developing South-East Asian nations.
27 Mar 2018
The Singapore edition will be held at Singapore EXPO Hall 7 from 6 to 8 July 2018. Singapore is the first ASEAN country to host Campus Party.
27 Mar 2018
atar University College of Law (QU-LAWC) hosted on March 22 the Women in Law Conference 2018 aimed to provide career guidance and professional development growth to female law students, law faculty, attorneys, legal counselors, judges, prosecutors, alumni, and other female legal professionals at all stages of their careers.
27 Mar 2018
The College of Arts and Sciences at Qatar University (QU-CAS) held on March 26-27 its first Sustainable Development Conference aimed to highlight the efforts of the State of Qatar towards the achievement of a holistic sustainable development vision in line with the goals of Qatar National Vision 2030.
26 Mar 2018
SUSS to host 2019 Univer-Cities Conference: launches book “Univer-Cities: Strategic Dilemmas of Medical Origins and Selected Modalities” with contributions from 11 other major international universities
Preparing Japanese students for the future
26 Mar 2018
Combining Japanese assessment methods with Wesrern approaches will help prepare the next generation of students, according to a research team in Japan.
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09 Mar 2018
The cognizance in Machinoeki concept is to provide pedestrian a resting place, get some information about the town, and a pit stop for toilet use. Researchers from University of Malaya try to implement the Machinoeki concept in Taiping, Perak, Malaysia.
Final launch
08 Mar 2018
Yangon, Myanmar - Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar, a CAD 10.7 million dollar partnership with Global Affairs Canada, is helping women and men from all ethnic background in Myanmar to benefit from a transition to democratic development.
05 Mar 2018
Ranked among the top 400 universities in the Electrical Engineering subject.
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01 Mar 2018
Children without any parent at home score much lower on primary school exams than children with one or both parents, which can hinder future prospects.
19 Feb 2018
Qatar University organized on February 18-20 a symposium on “Language and Nature in Southern and Eastern Arabia”.
14 Feb 2018
Qatar University (QU) and The University of Newcastle – Australia signed on February 11 a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen their collaboration and cooperate on the design and development of advanced materials for energy and environmental applications.
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13 Feb 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) proudly announces the winning of two awards in “Reimagine Education Awards 2018”, namely a Gold Award in “Sustainability” category and a Silver Award in “Ethical Leadership” category.

Events

19 Jun 2006
IDRC is supporting the policy seminar “The Devolution of Natural Resources,” on 19 June on devolution of natural resource management from central governments to local community organizations or individuals.
19 Jun 2006
Come and interview the key authors of this book and get a free signed copy at the book launch at the Arma Resort, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, on June 19th 2006, at 5:30PM.
19 Jun 2006
Brings together local leaders, researchers and policy-makers to discuss devlution of rights in natural resource management.
29 May 2006
The Asia Media Summit provides a unique opportunity for broadcasters in the region to share their thoughts on Information and Broadcasting.
11 Nov 2006
Amarc9 conference in Jordan , 11th to 17 Nov, gather broadcasters from 100 countries to be in the general assembly of World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters
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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Giants in history

Vietnamese surgeon Tôn Thất Tùng (10 May 1912 – 7 May 1982) developed a pioneering technique that reduced the risks and mortality rate of liver operations.
Michiaki Takahashi (17 February 1928 – 16 December 2013) was a Japanese virologist who developed the first chickenpox vaccine.
Maggie Lim (5 January 1913 – November 1995) was a Singaporean physician who promoted family planning and expanded the access to clinics to improve the quality of life for mothers and children in Singapore’s early days.
The founder of the Adyar Cancer Institute in India, Muthulakshmi Reddy (30 July 1886 – 22 July 1968), fought to uplift women and girls from impoverished situations.
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.
Tsuneko (7 June 1933) and Reiji Okazaki (8 October 1930 – 1 August 1975) were a Japanese couple who discovered Okazaki fragments – short sequences of DNA that are synthesized during DNA replication and linked together to form a continuous strand.
Sir Mokshagundam Srinivasa Shastry Vishveshwarayya (15 September 1860 – 14 April 1962) is widely regarded as India’s most outstanding engineer. In a career that spanned almost his entire life, Vishveshwarayya played a pivotal role in several engineering projects, including designing the Krishnarajasagara dam that is still the source of irrigation and drinking water for parts of Karnataka today.
Indian scientist and physician Upendranath Brahmachari (19 December 1873–6 February 1946) is best known for creating a drug called Urea Stibamine, used to safely and reliably treat visceral leishmaniasis (or Kala-azar), a severe infection caused by the Leishmania parasite.
Ali
Little is known about Ali, a teenager from Sarawak, Malaysia, who was chief assistant to the famous naturalist Alfred Wallace. Most of what is known comes from Wallace’s writings. Ali accompanied Wallace on expeditions throughout the Malay Archipelago from December 1855 to February 1862.
U Hla Myint (1920 – 2017) was a celebrated economist from Myanmar. Considered a prodigy, he was admitted to Rangoon University to study economics when he was just 14 years old. He went on to earn a Ph.D. at the London School of Economics (LSE).
Rajeshwari Chatterjee (24 January 1922 – 3 September 2010) was the first female engineer from Karnataka in India.