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31 Mar 2017
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) organised the University-Community Partnerships for Sustainable Social Development Sharing Session on 30 March 2017 to strengthen university-community collaborations for the sustainable development of the community.
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29 Mar 2017
When anonymity between people is lifted, they more likely cooperate with each other. Playing nice can thereby become a winning strategy, an international team of scientists shows in a study to be published in Science Advances.
20 Mar 2017
The Office of Graduate Studies at Qatar University (QU) under the Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies recently offered a graduate faculty professional development program aimed at maximizing the mentoring potential among QU graduate faculty.
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20 Mar 2017
A legal clinic from Qatar University College of Law (QU-LAWC) and local institutions is reviewing the current Qatari laws and policies related to climate change with the aim to find ways to adapt the objectives and terms of the Paris Agreement within the Qatari context.
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09 Mar 2017
Preserving cultural heritage, including access to and use of ancestral lands, can be a real challenge for indigenous communities. A range of cultural memory recall and music workshops with the indigenous Ata of the Philippines aims to empower communities and validate legal claims related to the Indigenous People’s Rights Act.
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06 Mar 2017
An international group of researchers at Nagoya University discuss their experiences about research in Japan
28 Feb 2017
Professor Emeritus Zeungnam Bien of Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), the “father of Korean Robotics” has passed away on February 23, 2017.
27 Feb 2017
Developing and marketing safe, effective vaccines against these often-neglected diseases has the potential to end the cycle of poverty while addressing the serious public health risks associated with some diseases.
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22 Feb 2017
This is Part 3 of an article written by Sang Chul Park, DGIST (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology) Chair Professor and Well Aging Research Center. Sang Chul Park discusses about aging revolution, pursuit for human longevity and well aging.
17 Feb 2017
PolyU is delighted to learn that the Panel found good practices worthy of commendations in all the audit areas and the two audit themes – Enhancing the student learning experience and Global engagements: strategies and current developments.
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16 Feb 2017
This is Part 2 of an article written by Sang Chul Park, chair professor at DGIST and the Well Aging Research Center in South Korea. Sang Chul Park discusses about aging revolution, pursuit for human longevity and well aging.
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13 Feb 2017
This is Part IV of an article about Hokkaido University’s Center for Ainu and Indigenous Studies, the only national institution in Japan that studies the Ainu of Japan and other indigenous peoples around the world.
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09 Feb 2017
This is Part 1 of an article written by Sang Chul Park, chair professor at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology (DGIST) and the Well Aging Research Center in South Korea. Sang Chul Park discusses about aging revolution, pursuit for human longevity and well aging.
08 Feb 2017
Eleven graduate students from South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have been recognized for research excellence.
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26 Jan 2017
This is Part III of an article about Hokkaido University’s Center for Ainu and Indigenous Studies, the only national institution in Japan that studies the Ainu of Japan and other indigenous peoples around the world.
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23 Jan 2017
This is Part II of an article about Hokkaido University’s Center for Ainu and Indigenous Studies, the only national institution in Japan that studies the Ainu of Japan and other indigenous peoples around the world.
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15 Jan 2017
This is Part I of an article about Hokkaido University’s Center for Ainu and Indigenous Studies, the only national institution in Japan that studies the Ainu of Japan and other indigenous peoples around the world.
Researchers at the SMU Centre for Research on the Economics of Ageing
23 Dec 2016
Are Singaporeans financially prepared for retirement and ageing? Researchers from Singapore Management University are finding out.
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15 Dec 2016
Authoritative parenting is significantly linked to positive youth development, according to a recent study published in the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities (JSSH).
07 Dec 2016
• Universitas 21 awards 2017 Gilbert Medal to Professor Dzulkifli Abdul Razak • Medal honours the work of Professor Alan Gilbert, one of the founders of Universitas 21 • Professor Dzul is 7th recipient, the first from Asia
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28 Nov 2016
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) kicked off a series of celebration activities for its 80th anniversary on 25 November 2016.
22 Nov 2016
University of Malaya scored big with 6 researchers winning the Malaysia Rising Star Awards 2016 and 4 journals receiving the CREAM status by Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia.
22 Nov 2016
Dr. Badrul Hisham (UM) was awarded for his contributions to the petroleum engineering profession by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).
16 Nov 2016
The first Internationalization Strategies Advisory Service (ISAS) Learning Badge Award was handed to Hokkaido University by President Dzulkifli Abdul Razak of the International Association of Universities (IAU) on November 14, 2016.
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15 Nov 2016
A researcher team led at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) evaluated the impact of weather changes on tourists’ behaviour and their level of satisfaction while visiting Hong Kong.
15 Nov 2016
The National Institute for Materials Science, Japan, will launch a new program that invites research groups—consisting of faculty members and students from universities, graduate schools or technical colleges throughout Japan—to NIMS, and supports them with traveling and accommodation expenses.
14 Nov 2016
Presided over by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) Council Chairman Mr Chan Tze-ching and President Professor Timothy W. Tong, the 22nd Congregation held on 12 November 2016.
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11 Nov 2016
Management and nutritional strategies are needed to protect livestock from heat stress resulting from climate change, according to a review paper published in the Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science.
04 Nov 2016
On November 1, 2016 the Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Sciences (JTAS) was granted potential “CREAM” status in recognition of its consistently high quality, under the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education’s Publication Incentive Scheme.
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04 Nov 2016
The Third Summit on University Social Responsibility (USR), a key initiative of the University Social Responsibility Network (USR Network), kicked-off today (4 November) in Beijing.

Events

18 Jun 2008
Kathmandu, Nepal - GKP Members, partners and other regional ICT4D players will engage in knowledge sharing and partnership building on the role of ICT in promoting access to and supporting the provision of quality education, and also driving entrepreneurship through entrepreneurial learning and entrepreneurial radio.
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.

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