06 Dec 2018
Faizatul Lela Jafar, Scientific Officer and Biosafety Officer from Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya has been named as one of the two recipients for IFBA’s 2017 Biosafety Heroes for her significant contribution to help others in biosafety and biosecurity.
06 Dec 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) co-hosted the University Social Responsibility (USR) Summit 2018 in Haifa, Israel, with University of Haifa and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in early December this year.
05 Dec 2018
New study identifies the most important factors influencing the livelihood of small-scale fish farmers in Malaysia.
04 Dec 2018
UNIMAKER is the first step of having Maker's movement within universities campus environment. The event focuses on disruptive ideas and innovative solutions for the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR), and is designed to bring researchers, innovators and developers from academia and industry to ideate next emerging technology.
29 Nov 2018
Six free theatres of content at the biggest EduTECH Philippines Ever!
29 Nov 2018
Clarivate Analytics names people with multiple papers ranking in the top 1% by citations for their field and year
28 Nov 2018
The reinstatement of SST to replace GST means that the new SST rate is expected to be higher yet with lesser tax coverage than the GST. Consumers will not be burdened much with the tax payment, except those goods and services comply with the SST.
28 Nov 2018
Meet the Innovators Changing our World
26 Nov 2018
Survey shows think tanks in Myanmar need to improve research quality and outreach to ensure officials have easy access to accurate information for making national policy.
22 Nov 2018
(22 November 2018) The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today conferred the title of University Fellowship on nine outstanding individuals in recognition of their significant contribution to the University and community.
22 Nov 2018
For the first time since its inception, Singaporean researchers were not listed.
14 Nov 2018
Media are invited to attend a roundtable discussion on Nov. 19 about how Myanmar’s think tanks can better support policymakers, hosted by the International Development Research Centre and local partners.
02 Nov 2018
UM researcher Dr. Chai Lay Ching was awarded the L'Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science National Fellowship for her research in developing a real-time method to detect dangerous bacteria causing food-borne diseases in raw chicken.
01 Nov 2018
The Academy of Film, which is part of the School of Communication at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), has organised the first Global University Film Awards (GUFA).
29 Oct 2018
The 24th Congregation held on the 28th October saw the conferment of Honorary Doctorates upon five prominent figures and doctoral degrees on 414 graduates.
11 Oct 2018
"It's the responsibility of every individual and the civil society to be responsible and ensure accountability to implement and invest in schemes and legislations for girls' education," Puja Marwaha, CEO at Child Rights and You (CRY) says.
11 Oct 2018
A graduate from South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has been appointed as an assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Management Engineering at Hanbat National University.
11 Oct 2018
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) celebrates with the new cohort of 'Rising-star Distinguished Professors', the highest honor the university can bestow upon faculty members who are under the age of 45.
08 Oct 2018
Open University of Sri Lanka's first Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) now open for registration
24 Sep 2018
The Call for Papers for the third issue of Cubic Journal seeks diverse contributions from a wide range of design sectors.
24 Sep 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s School of Design has announced the arrival of Issue 1: Design Social | Technology - Activism - Anti-Social.
18 Sep 2018
Dr. Sivaprakash Sengodan, 2015 Ph.D. graduate from South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has been appointed as a professor at Imperial College of London.
18 Sep 2018
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has been selected for the 2018 Basic Research Projects in Science and Engineering.
29 Aug 2018
Hiroshima University, Japan, has announced its fellowship opening for a junior science communicator.
10 Aug 2018
Certain aspects of an indigenous Sufi culture in Western Indonesia appear to protect it against radical Islamic ideology.
01 Aug 2018
The Blue Communities project aims to exchange knowledge and experience between UK and Asia on integrated marine management and sustainable use of resources to improve health, well-being and livelihoods of coastal communities in the study areas. University of Malaya hosted the first meeting attended by participants from partnering countries.
26 Jul 2018
Professor You-Lin Xu, Dean of Faculty of Construction and Environment at PolyU, has been honoured with the International Association for Wind Engineering Senior Award (Davenport Medal) for his distinguished contributions to the field of wind engineering and bridge engineering in research, education, and application.
18 Jul 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), Peking University, the Beijing Municipal Government, and Shougang Group of Beijing jointly organised the “Global Youth Leaders Summit 2018” from 13 to 20 July — the first-ever multi-partite collaboration for youth development among universities, government and business sectors.
18 Jul 2018
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) held he 2018 UNIST-Harvard SEAS Summer Exchange Program from June 25 to July 13, 2018 for a thorough study of "Photovoltaic Cells" and "Energy Storage Systems".
11 Jul 2018
Meeting will approve work programme for FY2018, including more than 20 regional research and capacity development projects in areas such as climate change and variability; biodiversity and ecosystems; natural resource utilization; disaster risk reduction, and others.
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.
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.
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Giants in history
Michiaki Takahashi (17 February 1928 – 16 December 2013) was a Japanese virologist who developed the first chickenpox vaccine.
Maggie Lim (5 January 1913 – November 1995) was a Singaporean physician who promoted family planning and expanded the access to clinics to improve the quality of life for mothers and children in Singapore’s early days.
The founder of the Adyar Cancer Institute in India, Muthulakshmi Reddy (30 July 1886 – 22 July 1968), fought to uplift women and girls from impoverished situations.
Through her iconic stories featuring fictional scenes from the history of the Philippines, language teacher and academic Genoveva Matute (3 January 1915 – 21 March 2009) helped strengthen the Filipino identity.
Tsuneko (7 June 1933) and Reiji Okazaki (8 October 1930 – 1 August 1975) were a Japanese couple who discovered Okazaki fragments – short sequences of DNA that are synthesized during DNA replication and linked together to form a continuous strand.
Sir Mokshagundam Srinivasa Shastry Vishveshwarayya (15 September 1860 – 14 April 1962) is widely regarded as India’s most outstanding engineer. In a career that spanned almost his entire life, Vishveshwarayya played a pivotal role in several engineering projects, including designing the Krishnarajasagara dam that is still the source of irrigation and drinking water for parts of Karnataka today.
Indian scientist and physician Upendranath Brahmachari (19 December 1873–6 February 1946) is best known for creating a drug called Urea Stibamine, used to safely and reliably treat visceral leishmaniasis (or Kala-azar), a severe infection caused by the Leishmania parasite.
Little is known about Ali, a teenager from Sarawak, Malaysia, who was chief assistant to the famous naturalist Alfred Wallace. Most of what is known comes from Wallace’s writings. Ali accompanied Wallace on expeditions throughout the Malay Archipelago from December 1855 to February 1862.
U Hla Myint (1920 – 2017) was a celebrated economist from Myanmar. Considered a prodigy, he was admitted to Rangoon University to study economics when he was just 14 years old. He went on to earn a Ph.D. at the London School of Economics (LSE).
Rajeshwari Chatterjee (24 January 1922 – 3 September 2010) was the first female engineer from Karnataka in India.