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Asia Research News
09 Nov 2023
New shrimp species in ancient hot spring, Super sprouts, How "warm-ups" work, New antiviral candidate, Solving voltage decay and from our blog: A sustainable future shines in TIE 2023. Read all in the latest Editor's Choice.
Osaka University
09 Nov 2023
A research team led by Osaka University used 125 physical markers to understand the detailed mechanics of 44 different human facial motions. The aim was to better understand how to convey emotions with artificial faces. Beyond helping with the design of robots and androids, this research can also benefit computer graphics, facial recognition, and medical diagnoses.
08 Nov 2023
Applied Microbiology International (AMI) has launched its reviewer training scheme for the journal Letters in Applied Microbiology (LAM), building upon its development opportunities for early career scientists in journal publishing.
Asia Research News Partnerships
07 Nov 2023
SINGAPORE, November 7, 2023 – TechInnovation 2023, IPI's flagship event and a premier technology-matching platform, successfully concluded on Thursday, 2 November 2023, profoundly impacting audiences with insights into Sustainability, Health & Well-being, and AI in Healthcare. Over 5,000 people registered to attend TechInnovation, which brought together industry leaders, innovators, and technology experts alike to share and discover opportunities to partner and collaborate to create a sustainable future.
Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo (UTokyo-IIS)
07 Nov 2023
Microscopes usually use backscattered radiation to create images, but a research group from the Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo, is developing an all-new method to study materials using the faint light they emit, generated by heat
Distinguished Scholars Seminar Series will take place between November and December 2023 and will feature world-renowned scholars sharing their insights and expertise on various topics.
Lingnan University (LU)
07 Nov 2023
Lingnan University’s School of Graduate Studies is proud to announce the launch of its Distinguished Scholars Seminar Series. The seminar series will take place between November and December 2023, and will feature world famous academics who will share their insights and expertise on various topics.
MAP Academy
06 Nov 2023
Since the 3rd century CE, master puppeteers of southern India have brought the epics of the subcontinent to life through Tholu Bommalata, a form of shadow puppetry performed with elaborate, life-sized leather puppets. Come discover this intricate musical theatre tradition that has been passed down from generation to generation and continues to thrive to this day.
Tohoku University
06 Nov 2023
Almost every large galaxy has a supermassive black hole at its center. An international research team has recently observed the Circinus galaxy, which is one of the closest galaxies to the Milky Way, with high enough resolution to gain further insights into the gas flows to and from the black hole at its galactic nucleus.
Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo (UTokyo-IIS)
06 Nov 2023
Researchers at the Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo study the quantum mechanical phenomenon known as vacuum fluctuations using a nanoscale hybrid device, which may lead to ultrasensitive quantum sensors or information processors.
Tohoku University
06 Nov 2023
They say two heads are better than one. But in the world of fish, it appears two fins are better than one. Researchers have produced a theoretical model that demonstrates the underlying mechanisms behind how fish will synchronize their fin movements to ride each other’s vortices, thereby saving energy.
Osaka University
06 Nov 2023
Osaka University and NEC Corporation are jointly developing a data infrastructure called RED-ONION to accelerate open science by reducing the burden on researchers to record the research process, share research data and publish them on the data aggregation platform. They are currently engaged in the R & D of three elemental technologies: (1) Technology to integrate a data aggregation platform and data publication platform, (2) Technology to generate research process information on supercomputers, and (3) A high-speed data transmission function. These research results will be showcased at the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis (SC23) scheduled to be held from November 12 to 17, 2023 in Denver, Colorado.
Mr Ben Sowter, QS Senior Vice President (right 2), Mr Andrew Yao Cho-fai, the Council Chairman of LU (Right), Prof S. Joe Qin, President of Lingnan University (left 2) and Prof Joshua Mok Ka-ho, Vice-President (left) officiate at the opening ceremony.
Lingnan University (LU)
05 Nov 2023
The QS Higher Education APAC Summit 2023, a pivotal event for academics and administrators, will take place in Kuala Lumpur from 7-9 November 2023. In a noteworthy precursor to this, Lingnan University successfully hosted a Pre-Summit APAC 2023 at its Hong Kong campus today (3 November 2023). The pre-summit was particularly focused on liberal arts, and it explored the ongoing evolution of these disciplines along with the increasing impact of technology in and beyond the classroom.
Asia Research News
03 Nov 2023
Asia Research News monitors the latest research news in Asia. Some highlights that caught our attention this week are mouse embryos grown on the International Space Station, a super-efficient micro engine, and how a virus can help deaf children hear.
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
03 Nov 2023
- DGIST student chosen as a 2023 Google PhD Fellow to provide one-on-one research mentoring and scholarship - DGIST student selected among 5 students from Korea, out of 67 students worldwide
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
03 Nov 2023
- A research team led by Professor Jong-min Choi at the Department of Energy Science and Engineering, DGIST, collaborated with a research team of Professor Bum-joon Kim’s research team at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, KAIST, to develop bipolar polymers, which can improve the efficiency and stability of perovskite solar cells - Developed a process that can repair defects and maximize multifunctionality with the double introduction of bipolar polymers
The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK)
03 Nov 2023
EdUHK’s Centre of Excellence in Higher Education Teaching and Learning Innovations (CEHETLI) has won the Game Changer Award at the Bett Asia Awards 2023. The award celebrates those leveraging technology to make significant strides in the education field across the Asia-Pacific region. It represents notable recognition for CEHETLI – a higher education teacher capacity building project led by Professor Lim Cher-ping, at the Faculty of Education and Human Development (FEHD).
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
03 Nov 2023
- An enhanced control technology for robotic upper and lower limbs has been developed through the development of a new type of hybrid bionic nerve interface that integrates a regenerative peripheral nerve interface (RPNI) and a peripheral nerve interface (PNI) - The technology is expected to play an important role in the neuroprosthetic rehabilitation of amputee patients and the peripheral nerve interface - The study’s results have been published in the esteemed academic journal “Advanced Science”
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
03 Nov 2023
- A demonstration was held on September 21 at the Goheung Drone Center in Goheung-gun, Jeollanam-do - This anti-drone radar, developed only with domestic technology, has the world’s highest level of technology... K-defense proudly making its inroads in the world
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
03 Nov 2023
- It’s Sensor successfully develops industrial high precision sensor technology applicable to medical surgery - Clebrain provides a service called PianoKiwis, a sheet music learning platform based on sound recognition
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
03 Nov 2023
- Battery and future energy experts, including LG Energy Solution, SK Materials, and EcoPro, gather at DGIST in Daegu! - Research exhibitions, recruitment counseling, and infrastructure tour to be held with the academic conference as an opportunity for research and people-to-people exchanges
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
03 Nov 2023
- Will participate in the “2023 Korea International Future Auto & Mobility Expo” and present DGIST’s research results and achievements in the field - Will embark fully fledged on R&D projects for future mobility technologies from the year after next…the first step in the long journey of the “grand transformation of the mobility industry” for local enterprises and businesses
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
03 Nov 2023
- Confirmed the link between cholesterol accumulated in lysosomes and decreased mitochondrial respiration due to the APOE4 genotype and proposed a possible reason that explains a decline in brain function - Research results published in Cell Reports
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
03 Nov 2023
- Sang-woo Nam and Dong-ju Choi, students on Professors Jae-sok Yu and Sang-yoon Han’s research team, have been chosen as Student Paper Competition finalists at the IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium. - They successfully developed an innovative photonic semiconductor-based ultrasound sensor using the quantum properties of light, paving the way for extremely high-sensitivity quantum ultrasound sensors.
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
03 Nov 2023
- Professor Park’s research team at DGIST successfully develops AI for pathological image analysis that can accurately segment overlapping cell nuclei using only rough labels - Improved efficiency in diagnosing diseases and predicting the prognosis of patients by analyzing the microenvironment of pathological images... published in MICCAI, a top journal in the field of artificial intelligence
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
03 Nov 2023
- Professor Sung-hoon Im’s research team at DGIST has developed automated search technology that can find an optimal deep learning network architecture by learning the relationship between tasks. - It is expected to greatly contribute to advances in AI technology, such as autonomous driving, which simultaneously performs multiple tasks, including object detection, lane recognition, and distance estimation.
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
03 Nov 2023
- A DGIST undergraduate research team successfully developed a technology that can effectively remove noise from photoacoustic microscopy images, even when only noisy images are available - DGIST Undergraduate Group Research Program (UGRP) achievement presented at the IEEE, a prestigious international conference
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
03 Nov 2023
- Successfully developed federated learning AI, which can enable large-scale model learning and work without violating privacy with only a single model transfer - Collaborated with Stanford University on a model for generating high-quality brain MRI images... Published 2 papers in MICCAI
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
03 Nov 2023
- DGIST student startups Quester and Friending win Grand Prize and Excellence Prize
Singapore University of Social Sciences
02 Nov 2023
Collaborations with seven key local partners aim to strengthen capabilities for integrated care for the “super-aged” society
Duke-NUS Medical School
02 Nov 2023
First such local study finds extension of smoking ban to communal areas of residential blocks and outdoor spaces linked to monthly fall in heart attack cases