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.
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.
03 Jun 2019
27th AMIC Annual Conference to be held June 17-19 at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
03 Jun 2019
More than 300 delegates from government, private sector, NGO and civil society, academe, youth groups and venture philanthropy gather at ADB Headquarters, Manila for Forum on May 28, 2019.
27 May 2019
Send your research news on a world tour in the 2020 Asia Research News magazine. Submissions due by July 15. The submission form is at the bottom of this article.
23 May 2019
Chulalongkorn University will host the 27th Annual Conference of the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC) on June 17-19 in Bangkok, Thailand. The conference theme is Communication, Technology, and New Humanism.
07 May 2019
The researchers have completed the first phase of the study and the major findings are classified into physical and functional health, social engagement, intergenerational transfers, volunteerism, work and retirement and lifelong learning.
07 May 2019
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24 Apr 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) (PolyU) will present the "Outstanding Alumni Award 2019" to nine alumni in recognition of their distinguished professional accomplishments and significant contributions to the community and their alma mater. The award presentation ceremony will be held on 30 April 2019 (Tuesday).
08 Aug 2009
The exhibition aims to represent significant themes and periods in the development of sculptor Duddley Diaz as an artist and as a Filipino working within an Italian setting.
09 Dec 2009
The Mekong Media Forum will gather media professionals from the six countries in the region to discuss the state of media and creative space, learn new skills, and exchange experiences and ideas around media as an actor for social change in their societies.
06 Oct 2009
The main objective of “HR Revolution” is to address the top priorities of today’s HR leaders in a tough economy. It is an excellent arena to learn how leading corporations are maintaining the engagement and morale of their workforce while cutting down cost of operations.
07 Jul 2009
To gather innovative ideas from fellow students around the world to address current issues faced by the international community.
23 Nov 2009
The EAS Congress is a pioneering region-wide platform for capacity building, strategic action and cooperation for the sustainable development of the Seas of East Asia.
26 Jun 2009
The group will talk about the comic book industry in the Philippines, share their insights and embark on the basics of creating comics.
20 Jun 2009
Sharing knowledge on different topics of managment and social sciences
16 Jun 2009
To provide a critical analysis of race relations in the British context and understand their struggles, challenges and achievements. An attempt to draw some parallel lessons
13 Jun 2009
The Asia Pacific region has become more stratified in every sector of life. Gaps are widening between rich and poor countries, between urban and rural areas, in relation to gender, and among classes and ethnic groups.
28 Aug 2009
An excellent opportunity to meet like minded diplomats of all ranks.
05 Jun 2009
Three artists have collaborated with the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and the National Art Gallery to put up an exhibition, themed “The Enchanting World of FRIM on Canvas in the Eyes of Rizlan, Ghani & Rafie” starting 2 June 2009.
21 Jun 2009
It is a three-day program, which consists of three components: study session "women's leadership and empowerment of disadvantaged groups", presentations of submitted papers.
23 Jun 2009
The conference hopes to provide a forum for examining important issues related to language policy, language learning and language teaching in the context of the developing world.
28 May 2009
Please join us for exploring KMD and discussing with our distinct faculty members for your learning opportunity.
15 Nov 2009
The 13th UNESCO-APEID International Conference, in conjunction with the World Bank-KERIS High Level Seminar on ICT in Education, emphasizes the powerful role ICT can play in changing the way we teach and learn.
09 Dec 2009
The impact of globalisation on the environment has reached such an alarming stage that it is vital to create greater awareness of environmental problems and educate the public on environmental issues.
22 May 2009
In his presentation “India, Global Finance and the G-20: What lessons, what agenda?” Bery will discuss India’s economic growth and resiliency in the context of the world economy.
13 May 2009
International Symposium Presented by Waseda University Organization for Japan-US Studies Research Group “International Cooperation”
20 May 2009
The Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) is collaborating with the Education Ministry and Tetra Pak (M) Sdn. Bhd. to launch a six-month recycling programme themed “Nurture for Nature”.
13 Dec 2009
GHEF 2009 is a fitting platform to critically discuss issues, current trends, future perspectives and work towards global higher education systems that are relevant and sustainable while serving the common cause of humanity.
10 Jun 2009
This biennial conference serves as a platform for knowledge sharing, professional interaction and networking among scholars and practitioners in the field of education from all over the world.
22 Jun 2009
University Putra Malaysia proudly announces that it has won the bid to host this major international event from 22nd -26th June, 2009. This conference will address a range of important disciplines in the various areas of thinking for the benefit of mankind. The conference theme is: “Thinking Minds: Nurturing the Design of a Better Future.”
09 Apr 2009
Stephen P. Cohen is senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution, where he conducts research on proliferation and the militaries of India and Pakistan.
06 Apr 2009
On the occasion of the 110th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Greece and Japan, an exhibition of subway art from Athens will open at the Tokyo National Museum on April 7, preceded by a symposium at Keio University on April 6, 2009.
07 Apr 2009
Larry Diamond, is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, both at Stanford University.
26 Mar 2009
Registration is now open for the "Continuity and Change: (Re)conceptualising Power in Southeast Asia Conference" at Cambridge University.
01 Mar 2009
"Charting Our Course: Leading Islamic Business & Finance Forward"
03 Mar 2009
In Archiving Roberto Chabet, artist and researcher Ringo Bunoan focuses on the work of the pioneering Filipino conceptual artist Roberto Chabet, beginning with his early drawings and collages in the 1960s to his current installations and objects.
04 Nov 2009
The 2nd Middle East Congress of Age, Ageing, and Alzheimer’s will bring together a network of key players, renowned scientists and professionals representing all the following fields of gerontology and geriatrics
04 Feb 2009
Focusing on the works of Fernando Amorsolo, the exhibit presents the integration of physics and electronics engineering to develop non-invasive tools and techniques in analyzing oil on canvas paintings.
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Giants in history
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.
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.