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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.
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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.
22 Nov 2017
Ten visionaries from Singapore, Australia and Taiwan honoured
21 Nov 2017
The Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology has now been included in the Web of Science's Emerging Sources Citation Index, a leading online resource tracking the impact of scientific journals and research worldwide.
25 Oct 2017
A student from South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) was given the 2017 AMOREPACIFIC Great Global Next Generation Research Award.
25 Oct 2017
Professors, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), have been included in the list of Samsung's 2017 first half future technology fostering projects.
25 Oct 2017
A professor, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has been recognized by Suh Kyungbae Foundation.
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23 Oct 2017
Malaysia is developing its first national human rights action plan (NHRAP) based on 5 pillars: Civil and Political Rights; Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Rights of Vulnerable Groups; Rights of the Indigenous; and International Obligations. The collaboration between various stakeholders is crucial for the implementation of the NHRAP.
09 Oct 2017
University of Malaya’s researchers and publications shine at the Malaysia’s Research Star Award (MRSA) and CREAM Status Recognition (CREAM) 2017 by Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia.
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02 Oct 2017
Researchers at the University of Malaya, Malaysia, investigated the perceptions of Antarctic values among Malaysian working adults, contributing to the overall strategies and policies as well as regional-based future planning especially in education and public awareness.
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14 Sep 2017
Smart mirrors serving as virtual shopping assistants can help customers quickly sort through clothing options and increase sales.
11 Sep 2017
The Asia Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) invites proposals under the Collaborative Regional Research Programme (CRRP) and the capacity development programme (CAPaBLE) for funding from September 2018.
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04 Sep 2017
Researchers are helping Myanmar transition to an inclusive, networked economy that gives citizens access to technology and services.
29 Aug 2017
This Hiroshima University Science Communication Fellowship 2018 Program is for someone who has a degree in science communication, journalism, or science, and who is seeking his/her future career in science communication.
25 Aug 2017
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology has signed MoU with Harvard SEAS for academic cooperation.
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25 Aug 2017
Hokkaido University scientists have developed a new mathematical model which accurately forecasted that a devastating cholera epidemic in Yemen would peak by early July, the 26th week of 2017 and the cumulative incidence would be the order of 700-800 thousand cases.

Events

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.
13 Aug 2008
Melbourne, Australia - The Infrastructure Australia Exhibition will provide a platform for exhibitors to showcase their products and services and bring together leading projects from Australia that deal with Infrastructure in some shape or form.
05 Aug 2008
Fukuoka, Japan - WorldCALL is a worldwide professional association for teachers and educators interested in computer assisted language learning.
20 Aug 2008
Serdang, Malaysia - t is the intention of this conference to raise the profile of physical education in the hope of changing the views of many that physical education is not just about getting children’s to move about.
07 Aug 2008
To commemorate the 118th birthday of Jorge B. Vargas, and to coincide with the 2008 Summer Olympics, the UP Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center opens Vargas the Sportsman on 07 August 2008 at the 3/F Memorabilia of the museum.
12 Aug 2008
Leading names in Philippine art banded together for this fundraising exhibit project. The exhibit will run from 12 August to 09 September 2008 at the Landing Gallery of the UP Jorge B. Vargas Museum in support of Ms. Susan Fernandez.
09 Nov 2008
We cordially invite young journalists, film and media activists, NGO workers, peace and human rights activists, community leaders and researchers who have at least a bachelor degree in related fields to apply for the workshop.

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