04 Jul 2017
Body donation for medical training and research is practiced around the world. Silent Mentor Programme by University of Malaya aims to cultivate a sense of compassion among medical students and junior doctors towards their patients and to treat human body with utmost respect.
29 Jun 2017
ASEAN is a symbol of regional development in Southeast Asia region. Its Charter envisages legal and institutional frameworks, but ASEAN Member States prefer soft law as compared to the hard law. The importance of legal instruments should be recognized to establish stronger implementation, enforcement, monitoring and reviewing mechanisms.
23 Jun 2017
A first-ever milestone event brought together Cambodian officials and others today to discuss law enforcement options and responses to wildlife trafficking –an increasing threat to the world’s wildlife species.
22 Jun 2017
Imagine being able to take cells from your skin, transform them into other types of cells, such as lung, brain, heart or muscle cells, and use those to cure your ailments, from diabetes to heart disease or macular degeneration. To realise this, however, challenges still remain, Professor Janet Rossant, a pioneer in the field, says.
21 Jun 2017
Professor Terrence Forrester, an expert in childhood malnutrition, warns that the first 1,000 days are among the most important in children’s lives, and more needs to be done to ensure that they get optimal nutrition during this critical period.
21 Jun 2017
People should be more sceptical about data cited in news reports, and scientists need to do a better job of communicating their research results, says Sir David Spiegelhalter, a British statistician and expert in risk communication.
20 Jun 2017
Researchers in Qatar have documented the first evidence for the prevalence of microplastics within the Gulf seawater, specifically in the marine waters of Qatar.
09 Jun 2017
Researchers at Nagoya University reveal that eating in front of a mirror—or even with a picture of yourself eating—makes food more appealing.
01 Jun 2017
The Summit, a key celebratory event of PolyU’s 80th anniversary held from 31 May to 2 June, also features inspiring keynote speeches from pioneers in world-renowned organisations and enterprises in the innovation and technology sector.
31 May 2017
More than 200 participants, including influential higher education and industry leaders, entrepreneurs and policy-makers around the globe, gather in Hong Kong this week to empower universities’ economic and social impact through innovative research and teaching.
31 May 2017
The Einstein Legacy Project has named Kavli IPMU Director Hitoshi Murayama as a contributor to its Genius：100 Visions of the Future project. Murayama's vision will be one of 100 to be included in the world's first 3D-printed book.
29 May 2017
KAIST Distinguished Professor Sang Yup Lee of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering was elected as a foreign associate to the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) on May 2.
25 May 2017
Aid & Development Asia Summit, taking place on 14-15 June at the MICC2 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, will discuss on building a culture of resilience and strengthening disaster preparedness and roundtables on emergency communication, early warning systems, GIS, data collection and mapping.
22 May 2017
A workshop co-organised by leading science organisations has produced a comprehensive set of recommendations for supporting refugee researchers fleeing from conflict and war.
19 May 2017
South Korea's Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) to further advance its leadership role fostering regional innovation and global collaboration.
16 May 2017
Although the Islamic finance industry is growing at a rapid rate, researchers have highlighted areas of governance that must be reformed.
12 May 2017
Hear from UNDP, Red Cross, WFP, USAID and BBC Media Action at Aid & Development Asia Summit 2017
11 May 2017
A large middle class in Thailand and Indonesia is demanding more environmental protection; something not happening in other developing South-East Asian nations.
09 May 2017
A computer model that can ‘learn’ like a human brain could help water resource managers reduce damage in cases of extreme flooding.
04 May 2017
Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) welcome initiatives The ‘One Belt, One Road (OBOR)’ and ASEAN Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). However, there are some reservations and concerns to these initiatives.
03 May 2017
Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG) recently hosted “Everyday Heroes” event to commemorate the World Autism Awareness Month.
01 May 2017
Rohingya refugees living in a camp in Bangladesh have developed a multi-dimensional social fabric that is more complex than the common refugee narratives depicted in some reports.
28 Apr 2017
Genetic studies on Malaysia’s Orang Asli peoples could lead to tailored medical advice that is more appropriate for their unique makeup.
27 Apr 2017
Marked on 24-30 April 2017, World Immunisation Week raises awareness about the importance of vaccines in protecting people against disease and the role of immunization in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
25 Apr 2017
Join Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF)'s live webinar on ‘Procurement Trends & Advice for Southeast Asia's Aid and Development Sector’ taking place on 26th April 2017 at 9:30 BST (GMT + 1) / 15:00 MMT / 15:30 ICT.
21 Apr 2017
Publication is the beginning of research impact and visibility, thus dissemination of research publications have to be proactive. Researchers can promote their research work in three stages: (1) manuscript preparation and submission; (2) post-publication promoting; and (3) after receiving mentions/citations (monitoring).
11 Apr 2017
The Ainu people are the indigenous population of Hokkaido, Sakhalin and the Kuril islands. Having suffered a great deal of discrimination in modern history, there have been many recent efforts to preserve Ainu culture and its endangered language.
06 Apr 2017
Malaysia has implemented a number of legislative activities over the decade of participation in the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (FCTC). NARCC (UM) developed a training program - Smoking Cessation Organizing, Planning and Execution (SCOPE) which is accredited by the Ministry of Health.
04 Apr 2017
One of the first, formal evaluations of a day care program in India for lowincome households could provide empirical evidence that will improve gender equality across the country and beyond.
24 Jul 2008
Acting on the realization that humans have deviated from the original values shared by all religions of the world, the Centre for Policy Research and International Studies, and the Noordin Sopiee Chair in Global Studies, USM will organize this international conference directed to all levels of our society.
05 Aug 2008
London - GEMS 2008 will identify key market trends, evaluate strategic challenges and the critical issues that impact on emerging markets. What’s new in these markets? What’s next? Where will growth come from? Where are the opportunities? Where are the risks?
25 Sep 2008
Singapore - This research workshop aims among others, to explore and understand the changing landscape of migration and diversity in various Asian contexts.
28 Oct 2008
Chiang Mai, Thailand - The event will provide a dynamic platform for experts, policymakers, non-government and community organizations to exchange ideas and find solutions to the growing number of problems brought by the rapid and often haphazard expansion of urban areas.
04 Jul 2008
The artist will set the context of the Nicanor Abelardo Grand Piano Project by sharing insights on the piano making industry in the country and its demise, his experiences growing up in a piano workshop, and the collaborative processes involved in his past and ongoing projects.
26 Jun 2008
Severino “Nonoy” Marcelo was the only Asian cartoonist featured in Time Magazine for its cover story “Mighty Pens” for his bold commentaries on the current socio-political state of the country through his comic strips.
26 Mar 2009
Cambridge, UK - ‘Continuity and Change’ will be a major interdisciplinary and international conference on Southeast Asia. Its key aim is to reopen the debate on the issue of ‘power’—both in real life and academic scholarship—as it is manifest across the region.
08 Dec 2008
This year, the Asia-Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID), UNESCO Bangkok, is convening the 4th World Teachers’ Day in Thailand and the 12th UNESCO-APEID International Conference in collaboration with the Ministry of Education in Thailand to celebrate this special event together.
19 Oct 2008
Manila, Philippines - The event aims to provide a forum for women legislators, and women in decision making and environment organizations at all levels, in formulating gender-responsive legislation and policies.
15 Jul 2008
Brisbane, Australia - This event aims among others, to bring together all stakeholders from the Asia-Pacific region to collaborate and implement national policy, regulatory and enforcement frameworks for cybersecurity and CIIP.
17 Jun 2008
Seoul, S.Korea - The Ministerial represents an ideal opportunity to consider social, economic and technological trends shaping the development of the Internet Economy, and to discuss policies that can provide an enabling environment for the future.
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.