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Aug 20, 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah AO, Chancellor of Sunway University, and the Right Honourable Alan Milburn, Chancellor of Lancaster University and former UK Secretary of State of Health, launched the Future Cities Research Institute (FCRI) at Sunway University recently...

Aug 17, 2019

Manila, August 6, 2019 — The Asia Foundation, in partnership with RTI International, SIL LEAD, and Florida State University, is implementing the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Advancing Basic Education in the Philippines project (ABC+). The ABC+ project is designed to improve education...

Aug 14, 2019

Physicists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen, Denmark, have devised a method to turn a non-magnetic metal into a magnet using laser light.

Magnets and their magnetic field are typically produced by circulating currents, like those...

Aug 14, 2019

Students from ASEAN gained new ideas and perspectives on entrepreneurship, as well as networked with experts at the 14th run of the NUS Enterprise Summer Programme on Entrepreneurship. The programme, held from 15 to 26 July, also saw strong bonds formed between the participants — close to 200 students from 50...

Aug 08, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--One Asia Convention Seoul 2019, organized by Konkuk University and the One Asia Foundation and sponsored by the Seoul City, was held at Lotte Hotel Seoul on August 5th to 6th.

At this year’s One Asia Convention, more than 650 scholars from 325 universities in 32 Asian...

Aug 05, 2019

The NUS Students’ Union (NUSSU) Flag Day 2019 takes a different approach this year. Stepping up their efforts to help the less fortunate, the event is now a two-day affair. On 28 July, NUS students battled the heat to make their way round the island, seeking for donations from the public. They will do the same on 5...

Aug 05, 2019

As the world enters the era of Industry 4.0, the role of Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) to impart knowledge and skills is set to grow in importance, serving not only youth but also mature workers seeking to adapt to the changing nature of work. That was the key message at the SkillsFuture Festival @ NUS (SFF@...

Aug 05, 2019

The Technology Transfer Office (TTO) of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) announced in a ceremony today (July 29) that 25 HKU start-up companies have received funding support under the 2019/2020 Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities (the “TSSSU@HKU”).

iDendron, of HKU Innovation &...

Aug 02, 2019

Rangsit University, a private university in Pathum Thani, Thailand which is one of the few educational institutions licensed by the Thai government to research on the medical use of marijuana and develop respective products, is positive on the development of marihuana as a business case in the country according to...

Aug 01, 2019

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The University of Chicago Booth School of Business Executive Education is adding more flexibility to one of its most popular programs for senior executives, giving top business leaders the option to complete an elective in Chicago and in Asia.

Jul 24, 2019

Following a HK$3 million donation from the Tin Ka Ping Foundation (Foundation) last year in support of the development of gifted education at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), HKUST received yet another donation of HK$5 million today from the Foundation for "Tin Ka Ping Education Fund" (...

Jul 24, 2019

Sunway University joins Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU), and INTI International University & Colleges as part of GET Network initiative to enable 1 million young digital talents worldwide by 2023

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Jul 14, 2019

Kenneth Lee envisions a 'biofarming' future for Hong Kong

CUHK embryologist Kenneth Lee is working to manufacture living tissue in the lab. That shows great promise for developing human organ patches that could be used to repair the body.

There’s another important use for manufactured tissue: we can...

Jul 14, 2019

For the first time in history, two functionally improved data buoys have successfully recorded air and sea variables along the path of a super typhoon. NTU’s marine research and technical team at the Institute of Oceanography, with the solid support of the Ministry of Science and Technology and Central Weather...

Jul 13, 2019

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a type of imaging probe that allows for earlier detection of acute kidney failure, a rapidly-developing condition that can be fatal.

The new renal probes, which have been tested in mice, are injected into the blood-...

Jul 13, 2019

Huge amounts of water evaporate from water surfaces such as reservoirs and the open sea each day. To address this issue, especially in water scarce areas, researchers from NUS found an innovative way to harvest water from the humid air above water surfaces.

The solution lies in a unique zinc-based water-...

Jul 13, 2019

National University of Singapore (NUS) and global technology leader, Cisco, have agreed to collaborate on innovation and research in key emerging technologies, with the aim to boost Singapore’s knowledge-based innovation-driven digital economy.

Both NUS and Cisco will promote joint research and development...

Jul 08, 2019

Foster the Next Generation of Local Creative Elites by Enhancing Learning Experience through Technology

Jun 30, 2019

Still revered today, Huangdi Neijing, an ancient Chinese medical treatise, explains how ‘outstanding medical practitioners treat diseases before they arise.’ Audrey Chan, a graduate of CUHK’s School of Chinese Medicine, aspires to a similar goal. Since 2016, Audrey Chan has been operating her own clinic of...

Jun 24, 2019

Fostering research development in Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Jun 24, 2019

Y chromosomes reveal population boom and bust in ancient Japan

Researchers at the University of Tokyo conducted a census of the Japanese population around 2,500 years ago using the Y chromosomes of men living on the main islands of modern-day Japan. This is the first time analysis of modern genomes has...

Jun 24, 2019

To promote international higher education cooperation, Deputy Vice President for International Affairs Bi-Fong Lin (林璧鳳) visited Berlin, Germany, from May 13-15 to represent NTU at the Going Global Conference 2019, one of the world’s leading higher education conferences organized by the British Council. This year’s...