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19 Sep 2016
Dr. Jieun Yang, an alumna of South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), is part of an international team that has discovered a simple new method for producing large quantities of the promising nanomaterial graphene.
15 Sep 2016
Paris, 14 September—As the UN General Assembly prepares to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UNESCO Institute for Statistics has released a new data tool showing the leaders and emerging players in research and development (R&D).
05 Sep 2016
The diseases affecting street dogs are badly understood, resulting in wasteful medication of dog populations in Nepal, according to a study.
02 Sep 2016
Hokkaido University’s Global Station for Quantum Medical Science and Engineering (GSQ) has successfully concluded Summer School for Medical Physics 2016.
01 Sep 2016
Three students from Thailand received the 2016 Stockholm Junior Water Prize on 30 August for their innovative water retention device that mimics the water retention of the Bromeliad plant.
30 Aug 2016
Hokkaido University (HU) will launch three new graduate schools on April 1, 2017: the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering, the Graduate School of Infectious Diseases, and the Graduate School of Global Food Resources.
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25 Aug 2016
MIT Technology Review calls for nominations from innovators in Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Taiwan for the regional 2017 Innovators Under 35 (TR35) list.
25 Aug 2016
Hiroshima University, Japan, has announced its fellowship opening for a junior science communicator.
UNIST and UCSD signs MoU
23 Aug 2016
Partnership to bring significant benefits to our global society.
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23 Aug 2016
A project which was funded by Save The Children Hong Kong has revealed that parents from families with low monthly household income are more likely to have higher parental stress and lower parental self-efficacy.
22 Aug 2016
The National University of Malaysia and Indonesia's Dirosat Islamiyah Al-Amien Institute have recently signed an Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on research areas in Islamic studies.
22 Aug 2016
KUALA LUMPUR, August 12 – The Malaysian Research Institute of Ageing (IPPM) and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Institute of Ageing, United Nations - Malta (INIA) to pioneer a collaborative multidisciplinary research on ageing.
18 Aug 2016
The Pacific coast of the Tohoku region has been struck by four large tsunamis in just over a century - in 1896, 1933, 1960 and 2011.
18 Aug 2016
Professor Dominic Foo, Professor of Process Design and Integration in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) received the Top Research Scientists Malaysia (TRSM) Award on 15 August 2016.
17 Aug 2016
KUALA LUMPUR– Prof. Dr. Latiffah A. Latiff who is a lecturer at Community Health Department of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), has been named the recipient of 2016 Top Research Scientist Malaysia (TRSM).
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08 Aug 2016
A team at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University was commissioned to scrutinise the operational performance of Rio de Janeiro metro trains before the official launch of the Olympic line at Rio de Janeiro on 30 July 2016.
Researchers at iCity Lab
08 Aug 2016
Researchers at iCity Lab, Singapore, are using sensors to increase the safety of seniors who live independently in their own homes.
Associate Professor Lee Pey Woan
08 Aug 2016
Determining who is legally answerable for a wrong in the civil context can be complicated, but a researcher from Singapore Management University is helping to clear the air.
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05 Aug 2016
The newly launched Hokkaido Summer Institute (HSI) program has gotten off to a great start. HSI brings Hokkaido University’s faculty members and more than 80 world-leading researchers from outside Japan together to provide special learning experiences to undergraduate and graduate students.
05 Aug 2016
Two Bachelor of Engineering (Agriculture And Biosystem) students from the Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) made the university proud when they won an international-level “Award Vertical Farming” recently.
05 Aug 2016
On August 4, as part of her participation in a meeting of Trade Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, announced a new project to be funded by Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC).
02 Aug 2016
Inaugural one-north Festival brings science, engineering, technology and media closer to the public, while highlighting one-north as the hub for innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship and cutting-edge research.
02 Aug 2016
The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) today announced board appointment changes at the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR) and the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS).
01 Aug 2016
The Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment is pleased to invite submissions for its 11th Cycle.
27 Jul 2016
While breastfeeding has become more common across the globe in recent years, lactating women may not be aware of the nutrient adequacy of their breast milk and how their daily diet affects their nutrition intakes.
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20 Jul 2016
A computer model that can “learn” similarly to the human brain could help water resource managers mitigate damage in cases of extreme flooding, according to research published in the Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology.
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04 Jul 2016
A unique United Nations commissioned academic research collaboration has issued recommendations on the prevention and mitigation of business-related human rights abuses in the Global South.
Assistant Professor Cheng Chi-Ying
04 Jul 2016
Researchers from Singapore Management University are unlocking how our cultural identity shapes our lives and attitudes, even at a subconscious level.
Aid Summit photo
30 Jun 2016
The 2nd annual Aid & Development Asia Summit was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 21-22 June 2016 at the United Nations Conference Centre.
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29 Jun 2016
Many young smokers in Malaysia start smoking when they are attending secondary school and rationalise that the benefits of smoking are greater than its risks, according to recent studies in the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities (JSSH).

Events

12 Jun 2008
A collaboration between Keio University and the Dutch Embassy in Japan, this seminar on international peace cooperation will focus on the relationship between security and development in the provision of international assistance to conflict and post-conflict areas.
20 May 2008
Postsocialist economies in Asia as well as in Europe pose many problems for economic policy makers and the international community since the fall of the Iron Curtain. This lecture will provide a broad review of the experience of dealing with postsocialist economies that has been accumulated at the Halle Institute for Economic Research.
05 Jun 2008
Hanoi, Vietnam - The 2008 Global Summit of Women explores two of the major forces that will impact the 21st century global marketplace – Women and the Asia-Pacific economies.
29 May 2008
Tokyo, Japan - Special Lecture in English on US-China Relations by Professor Harry Harding, from George Washington University. This programme is sponsored by Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies and Waseda University Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies.
07 Aug 2008
Penang, Malaysia - One of the aims is to bring together scholars and civil society workers from across Asia to debate and dialogue on the state of research and study in the area of culture, communication, conflict and peace.
23 Jul 2008
Penang, Malaysia - Among the aims of the international conference is to develop a deeper understanding of the principles of justice and peace in the different religions.
10 Jun 2008
Montreal, Canada - What can be done to cope with the scourge of global warming? Hear from those already trying to adjust to climate change as well as those researching the best ways to adapt to the challenge.
28 May 2008
Manila, Philippines - The IUC is the biggest bi-annual gathering of academics and social scientists in Southeast Asia. The theme for this year's event is "ASEAN as a Community: Solidarity in a Globalizing World."
14 May 2008
UP Diliman, Quezon City, the Philippines - The UP Centennial Lecture Series is entitled A Centennial Conversation: "Anthropogenic Global Warming: Beyond the Hype" by Dr. Perry S. Ong.
12 Nov 2008
Kunming, China - The conference’s aim is to initiate and stimulate international discussion on the various sustainable issues in the GMS, specifically in the areas of energy, environment, natural resource management, and development planning.
03 Jun 2009
Bali, Indonesia - This SSEASR Conference highlights the very role of waters in creating links between various cultures and subcultures of South and Southeast Asia through river channels, straits, and seas.
06 May 2008
This exhibit pays tribute to the workers' movement in the Philippines that continue to shape the country's history and its contemporary socio-cultural and political challenges.
30 May 2008
KEIO University and the Embassy of Greece to Japan are organising a symposium dedicated to the most translated Greek writer of the 20th century, Νikos KAZANTZAKIS.
24 Jun 2008
UNESCO is convening a special event on 24-26 June 2008 in Bangkok, Thailand to celebrate the innovativeness of ICT in Education.
12 May 2008
This conference explores the issues associated with the development, management and legacies of sport tourism. Its overall theme is 'Sport Tourism and Sustainability: Inter-Relationships, Impacts and Issues'
12 Apr 2008
Where Is Japan Headed? :Views and Expectations from Overseas
24 May 2008
Kobe, Japan - the G8 Environment Ministers Meeting is held with the attendance of ministers of the G8 countries and the European Commissioner responsible for the environment.
03 Jun 2008
Rome, Italy - The overall purpose of the Conference is to address food security and poverty reduction in the face of climate change and energy security.
21 Apr 2008
Hanoi, Vietnam - It is expected to be the largest and the most important forestry-related events in the region in 2008.
07 Apr 2008
Hanoi, Vietnam - Key ocean-oriented governments, nongovernmental organizations, and industry are being invited, as well, to play a pivotal role in the organization of the Conference and the dissemination of its outputs.
31 Mar 2008
Bangkok, Thailand - The climate change talks will convene sessions, during which Parties need to advance the Bali Road Map agreed last December.
02 Apr 2008
BUCHAREST - will be the biggest NATO Summit, given the number of partners and other international organisations who will be present. Meetings with partners will be an integral part of the Summit, such as in the EAPC lunch, the NATO-Russia Council and the NATO-Ukraine Commission.
16 Jun 2008
Singapore - RadioAsia will bring together leading radio media practitioners, communication specialists, policy makers, and academics from across the Asia-Pacific and beyond.
10 Mar 2008
This Forum is also a lead up to the e-Agriculture INDIA 2008 Conference to be held in New Dehli, India 29-31 July 2008. Outcomes will also be reported to the World Summit on the Information Society Follow-up Action meetings to be held in May 2008.
27 Mar 2008
The e-Education 2008 Conference is focusing on various issues such as applications and integration of e-education, practices and cases in e-learning, standards and systems, mobile learning etc.
13 Mar 2008
KL, Malaysia - The ICEPEE’08 focuses on various aspects of engineering professional ethics and education; from classrooms and laboratories to the sites and fields, addressing a range of issues surrounding ethics and values in relation to daily life uman conduct.
11 Mar 2008
The Model G8 Youth Summit 2008 will be held in Yokohama and Tokyo from 11 to 15 March, 2008. Participants will act as government representatives, secretaries, and sherpas to discuss a topic. A panel discussion will also be held in regards with environmental issues. Panelists include leading figures from various fields such as Prof. Heizo Takenaka.
24 Mar 2008
The ASEAN Roundtable aims to create awareness and bring together high level decision makers, experts, policy makers and representatives from civil society to deliberate on the challenges South East Asian countries face in achieving the eight Millenium Development Goals (MDG).
03 Mar 2008
The Nonthaburi Municipality, Thailand, in cooperation with the Southeast Asia Urban Environmental Management Applications Project at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), will organize a half-day policy workshop to help local stakeholders address air pollution problems and global warming issues caused by burning agricultural waste.
15 Mar 2008
Sessions include - Keeping Africa Small which examines Western NGO practices in Africa and I'm A Subsistence Farmer... Get Me Out Of Here! explores the fact that whilst Westerners celebrate nature and complain about consumer lifestyles, many in the developing world yearn for the comforts of modernity.

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