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UNDP Asia-Pacific Development Information Programme
13 Jun 2007
This publication, with a foreword by Executive Director of UNIFEM, Noeleen Heyzer, looks at information and communications technology (ICT) for development through a gender lens and discusses ICT within a gender equality framework.
Nature Publishing Group
13 Jun 2007
The remains of a gigantic, surprisingly bird-like dinosaur have been uncovered in Inner Mongolia, China.
Nature Publishing Group
10 Jun 2007
Genetic variants predisposing to celiac disease, Regulating insensitivity to DNA damage, Getting specific with miRNA production, Following mitochondria in mouse neurons and Recombinant RNA
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Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
08 Jun 2007
Sarawak, Malaysia - Unimas (University Malaysia Sarawak) will collaborate with European and South-East Asian Partners to develop the Computerized Automative Technology Reconfiguration System for Mass Customization (CATER).
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
08 Jun 2007
Serdang, Malaysia - Australia's University of Newcastle and UPM explore cooperation avenues.
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
08 Jun 2007
Serdang, Malaysia - The main aim of the MOU includes promoting staff exchange programme, industry training for students, research collaboration, external examiner exchange and others.
International Rice Research Institute
08 Jun 2007
An exciting new program just launched in Asia is encouraging some of the world’s best and brightest young scientists to consider careers helping developing nations, instead of taking jobs focused on the developed world.
Nature Publishing Group
06 Jun 2007
Potential drug for atherosclerosis and type 2 diabetes, DNA damage contributes to stem cell ageing, MicroRNAs and tumour suppression, Hurricanes: Back to normal?, Evolution: It’s all so predictable and finally Fishy genome swims into view
Gulf Research Center
06 Jun 2007
This is a book that provides a detailed account of the Islamic Resistance Movement in Palestine -- better known as Hamas -- from a Hamas perspective.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
06 Jun 2007
Penang, Malaysia - Muslim countries have been urged to increase cooperation and research links, particularly in improving the management quality of hajj.
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
06 Jun 2007
Minangkabau, West Indonesia - UiTM (University Technology MARA, Malaysia) and Universitas Andalas, Padang, West Sumatera, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that outlines plans for cooperation on a various areas.
The University of Queensland
06 Jun 2007
A University of Queensland scientist at the Queensland Brain Institute has uncovered evidence that could help to explain why some stroke patients have trouble maintaining a stable image of their visual world when they make eye movements.
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Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
05 Jun 2007
Sarawak, Malaysia - UNIMAS and University of South Florida (UNIMAS-USF) education and research partnership was forged through a Memorandum of Understanding.
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Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
05 Jun 2007
Sarawak, Malaysia - One of the most important output of ICREPE activities to date has been published “Wise Use of Tropical Peatlands: Focus on Southeast Asia”.
Keio University
04 Jun 2007
Global Savings–Investment Imbalances: What Role for East Asia, Demographic Changes, Saving, and Current Account in East Asia, Export Orientation and Technological Intensities in Auto Parts Firms in East and Southeast Asia: Does Ownership Matter and many more.
Nature Publishing Group
03 Jun 2007
Summaries of newsworthy papers include Quantum communication over 144 km in Nature Physics and In praise of forgetting in Nature Neuroscience
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
01 Jun 2007
The latest breakthrough from UPM is a Recombinant Vaccine for Mannheimiosis, a vaccine that provides a broad protection against pneumonia in goats and sheep caused by Mannheimia haemolytica.
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
01 Jun 2007
The program is aimed at candidates who, have shown interest in the creation and utilization of knowledge from an international perspective. Candidates can be Canadians, permanent residents, or citizens of developing countries, who are either currently registered in a Master's Program or have completed a Master's Degree.
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
01 Jun 2007
What role should governments play in protecting the environment and controlling the environmental impacts of industry? Do regulations benefit the environment, and how do they affect industrial innovation?
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
01 Jun 2007
The research must be located in a disadvantaged region in one of the following four RPE priority regions: the Sahel Belt of West Africa; the Nile Basin; South Asia; the Mekong Delta; or the Philippines. The deadline is Friday June 29, 2007
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Asia Research News
01 Jun 2007
Studies can be on managerial, epidemiological or behavioral issues with respect to communicable diseases, including HIV/AIDS, but excluding clinical interventions. The deadline for submission of Expression of Interest is 28 June 2007
Malaysian Biotechnology Information Centre
01 Jun 2007
Asia Pacific Conference on Plant Tissue Culture and Agribiotechnology (APaCPA) 2007 - "Biotechnology for Better Food, Health and Quality Living" 17 - 21 June 2007, PWTC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Nature Publishing Group
31 May 2007
A study of Asian men shows that both obese and underweight individuals with low physical activity are at greater risk of impotence; Desertification in northern China is reversing as a result of climatic changes, Increased human activities alter the balance of nutrients in Chinese coastal waters and more
Keio University
31 May 2007
Indian Government and Keio University co-hosted the international workshop “Light Path to India” in Delhi last week to promote collaboration in advanced research projects among Asian countries utilizing the latest Information Technology
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
30 May 2007
The winning inventions include Violet Biothread, Dairy Probiotic, Biofiltration for Wastewater Treatment, Industrial Sludge Reduction Using Biomass Extract, Corporate Governance Screencard, Malaysian Café, Biodegradable Natural Colour Pencils, Drug Delivery System for Herbal Extracts and Semi-Purification Process of Bioactive Herbal Fractions
Nature Publishing Group
30 May 2007
Summaries of newsworthy papers include Chilly receptor, Very short RNAs make unexpected appearance, Tropical cyclones mix things up, Neuronal duo implicated in diet-restricted ageing, Water vapour in planetary birthplace, Arithmetic is child’s play, Putting a spin on logic gates and How animal ‘personalities’ came to be
Nature Publishing Group
27 May 2007
Summaries of newsworthy papers include : DNA breakage in living colour – Nature Genetics, Forever blowing bubbles – Nature Nanotechnology and Checking immune activation – Nature Immunology
Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
27 May 2007
The ‘localization’ of the English language has caused fear among educators and professionals especially the native speakers that English has turned into a corrupt language. This paper highlights the nature of local variations in Malaysian English
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
25 May 2007
UiTM also received four international awards namely; the ARCA Award (Croatia), British Inventors Society Award (BIS) and INPEX Award (USA). The GENEVA Award (Switzerland) was also won by UiTM for receiving the highest gold medals.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
24 May 2007
Innovating Towards Sustainability - The best innovative ideas will be awarded grants in collaboration with Malaysian researchers. The abstracts should be submitted by 15 June 2007.