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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.
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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.
12 Feb 2018
Qatar University (QU) has been ranked 52 in the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2018, among the 350+ top universities from 25 countries in the Asia region. The announcement was made on February 6 on the THE website, naming QU 52nd among universities in the Asia region and 3rd among universities in the Arab world.
12 Feb 2018
Qatar University colleges of Law (LAWC) and Engineering (CENG) launched their upcoming international conference on “Law and Digital Age” at a press conference yesterday held at the University.
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24 Jan 2018
The Colon Cancer Awareness Talk Intervention (CATI) aims to investigate the compliance of taking immunochemical based fecal occult blood test (IFOBT) screening among local community. There is a timely need to destigmatize cancer and have more community engagements on cancer awareness.
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18 Jan 2018
A religious community and university collaboration provides insights to build intergenerational solidarity. Organizational, macro socio environmental intervention and the capacity of interpersonal relationship are crucial catalysts to enhance intergenerational solidarity.
Asia Research News 2018
17 Jan 2018
Child marriage is a global issue affecting various countries, religions and ethnicities. In this Asia Research News 2018 feature article, researchers from Malaysia and UK spoke to 7,500 women to find out the causes and consequences of child marriage.
15 Jan 2018
Americans are more passionate toward their romantic partners than Japanese people are because Americans live in social environments in which people have greater freedom to choose and replace their partners, a team of Japanese researchers suggest.
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08 Jan 2018
The hands-free technology automatically translates between participants speaking different languages, allowing natural, uninterrupted conversations. It was adopted as the international standard in 2017.
In the first group (Well-mixed) where the opponents were reshuffled each round, defectors prevailed over the course of 50 rounds. In the second group (Network reciprocity) where the opponents remained the same for the 50 rounds enabling them to identify cooperative neighbors, the cooperative cluster survived. In the third group (Network reciprocity with punishment), the option to punish opponents failed to boost cooperation.
29 Dec 2017
Punishment might not be an effective means to get members of society to cooperate for the common good, according to a social dilemma experiment.
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26 Dec 2017
Distinguished Professor Sang Il Seok at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has been awarded 2017 Korea Scientists Awards, the Nobel Prize of S. Korea.
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13 Dec 2017
The Senior Connect Group is formed to promote health through social participation in a residential area. The researchers provide empathetic listening skill training for the seed group in the community. Three aspects were identified to increase awareness and mutual support: (1) prevention through education (2) medic alert (3) rehabilitative support.
08 Dec 2017
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today (7 December 2017) organised The Presidents’ Forum, a highlight event of its 80th anniversary celebration.
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08 Dec 2017
As Russia’s revolution celebrates its centenary, Dr Kalim Siddiqui draws comparisons with India’s push for independence.
Expected number of pneumonic plague cases travelling from Madagascar between August 1 and October 17.
30 Nov 2017
Mathematical models have proven the risk of the on-going pneumonic plague epidemic in Madagascar spreading elsewhere in the world is limited, with the estimated number of exported cases staying below 0.1 person in each country between August 1 and October 17.
29 Nov 2017
Three researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) ranked in the top 1% in their felds globally.
29 Nov 2017
Sam H. Noh, Professor and Dean of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has been honored as a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
Examples of 3D CG models used in the study. (Kawahara J. and Osugi T., Perception, September 24, 2017)
27 Nov 2017
The act of nodding positively affects the subjective likability of people by about 30 percent and their approachability by 40 percent, according to a study conducted by researchers from Hokkaido University and Yamagata University in Japan.

Events

25 Nov 2008
Prof. Lucena offers new ways of viewing familiar as well as unfamiliar objects, places and structures found inside UP Diliman Campus. Dr. Gil Jacinto, a chemical oceanographer will discuss how he applied photography to his profession which later became his hobby and passion.
19 Nov 2008
Online we are all free to say what we like, write a blog, post a home movie, start a web site or join a social network community. Or are we?
02 Feb 2009
India is leading the world in the rapidity and extent of development in a democratic polity. What are the essential conditions which need to be in place ensure that this development is sustainable, from the level of local communities through to the international community, and how can those be democratically determined?
04 Nov 2008
Dr. Rajeev Bhargava is a leading professor of Indian political theory and a scholar of multiculturalism and secularism in non-Western societies.
07 Nov 2008
A ceremony to commemorate Keio University's 150th anniversary will be held at the Hiyoshi Campus on Saturday, November 8, 2008. The occasion will be attended by some 10 000 people, including alumni, students, and guests from Japan and abroad.
07 Nov 2008
A Japanese Takigi Noh Performance will be held at Keio University as part of the 150th Anniversary celebrations.
07 Nov 2008
Invited speakers from China, Korea, the UK, and the US will discuss "The Future of Asia" and Keio University's role in the future of higher education in Japan, Asia, and the world.
21 Dec 2008
Towards effective teaching and learning - Knowledge and skills in second and foreign languages are essential in everyday communication, particularly in a multicultural society.
05 May 2009
WCYF 2009 theme is Education for Sustainable Development with the sub themes of Peace and Human Rights, Climate Change, Sustainable Lifestyle, Entrepreneurship, Education & Technology, Advocacy for Sustainable Development
02 Dec 2008
'Forced to move: Involuntary Displacement and Resettlement: Policy and Practice'
10 Nov 2008
TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world, will hold its 25th anniversary celebration in Mexico City on 10-13 November 2008.
14 Oct 2008
Kurukshetra ,India - This seminar aims to start the Global initiatives through Global Forum For Disaster Management (GFDM) on the problem identifications in management of risks in coastal disasters and rehabilitation etc
05 Dec 2008
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia - The humanities and social sciences play an important role in engineering and technical education especially in this era of globalization.
13 Oct 2008
Nanjing, China - The World Urban Forum was established by the United Nations to examine one of the most pressing issues facing the world today: rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies and policies.
20 Oct 2008
UP Manila, Philippines - The theme of the conference is "Resiliency in the face of conflicts and social inequities in the Asia Pacific region".
30 Sep 2008
The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is proud to host the SIFE (ACE) Memorial Team who are in Singapore to represent Canada in the “Students in Free Enterprise” World Championships
19 Nov 2008
NIAS, ASEF and the Indonesian Peace Institute-Interpeace Aceh Program (IIAP) will organize an International Conference on Migration and Conflict in Banda Aceh, on November 19, 2008. Abstracts can be submitted before October 2.
26 Nov 2008
The Center for Democracy and Community Development and AlQuds University, cordially invites you to participate in an upcoming conference, to be held on November 26th and 27th, 2008, marking the one-year anniversary of the Annapolis Conference in Washington DC.
04 Sep 2008
The Philippine Bird Photography Forum (PBPF) and the UP Jorge B. Vargas Museum (UPVM) are proud to present Bird Season, an exhibition of full color photographs of 100 bird species by PBPF members.
03 Nov 2008
This timely meeting will focus on the latest global issues and those pertinent to Asia, addressing emerging and re-emerging food and water safety concerns impacting the farm-to-table continuum.
28 Aug 2008
The India Lectures: Distinguished thinkers reflect on a rising world power. M.J. Akbar, the renowned Indian journalist, editor, and author kicks off IDRC's year-long series, The India Lectures, on August 28.
04 Sep 2008
South Korea - LIFT is a series of events to inspire and connect an open community of doers and thinkers exploring the social impact of new technologies.
15 Oct 2008
Following the success of BES 2007, the BES Asia 2008 will take place at the KLCC in Kuala Lumpur. Once again there will be a chance to take part in a series of workshops targeting local and regional potential buyers as well as governmental officials from the Malaysian Ministry of Education.
29 Oct 2008
USM, Penang, Malaysia - The 3rd ILLC 2008 will bring together teachers, educators and scholars to discuss, evaluate and offer new perspectives and directions in language teaching and learning in a rapidly changing world.
12 Dec 2008
USM, Penang, Malaysia - The main objective of this conference is to provide a forum for higher education institutions and educators to present researches and to exchange views on University Autonomy, especially in the different interpretations of the meaning of University Autonomy and the various different ways of achieving autonomy.
06 Jan 2009
USM, PENANG, MALAYSIA - The aim of ICSWS is to create a platform for professionals in the helping field to share their ideas and experience, and discuss on new ways to bring peace to the world.
12 Aug 2008
Climate change is one of the most pressing and debated issues of the 21st century. It is also suddenly a very hot new topic in the global mass media. From August 12-13, 2008 some 35 journalists and climate change technical experts will meet in Manila for the Climate Change Media Workshop for Southeast Asian, China and Bangladesh Journalists.
19 Aug 2008
USM, PENANG, MALAYSIA - The main purpose of USM and YTR in organizing such conference will be to showcase the possible local and regional knowledge, researches, activities and resources which can be utilized in addressing the challenges confronting us through synergistic local initiatives.
10 Oct 2008
USM, PENANG, MALAYSIA - The main thrust of the conference is to explore ways and means how an alumni organisation can tap funding support and remain financially sustainable.
16 Dec 2008
USM, PENANG, MALAYSIA - This Conference will be a meeting of minds to primarily discuss significant issues which focus on multidisciplinary perspectives in higher education.

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