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Aug 13, 2017

The Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning reported that Professor MIN Dal-Hee from the Department of Chemistry at SNU led a team of researchers to develop nanomaterial that aids the photosensitization process used in cancer treatment.

Certain types of cancer treatments employ photodynamic therapy,...

Aug 05, 2017

Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ramping up its engagement with the surrounding heartlands.

NTU will be launching more community-based activities, education-related programmes and social initiatives that benefit residents in the South West District, which includes Jurong, where the...

Aug 05, 2017

Tokyo Tech hosted the Association of East Asian Research Universities' (AEARU)* 40th Board of Directors (BOD) Meeting on April 15.

Aug 04, 2017

At the School of Global Humanities and Social Sciences (SGHSS) in Nagasaki University, Coaching Fellows facilitate English Café daily to promote students’ English proficiency outside of the classroom. The School had the privilege of inviting students from Nagasaki Prefectural Nagasaki Higashi High School,...

Aug 04, 2017

On June 8th, “Reuters TOP 75: A List of Asia's Most Innovative Universities” was released annually by Reuters and Clarivate Analytics (the former Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property and Science Business). The list presents educational institutions that has fruitfully promoted progress and developed new...

Aug 04, 2017

Tainan, Taiwan - National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) President Huey-Jen Jenny Su and the Director of Bank SinoPac Show-Chung Ho jointly signed a letter of intent at NCKU Museum on May 27 to launch a 3-year academic-industrial collaboration program aiming to set up Atelier Future, a program that educates and...

Aug 02, 2017

About 400 participants from around the world discussed the role of correctional work in the sustainable development of societies during a conference at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) from 19 to 20 July.

Titled “Conference 2017 – Evolution of Corrections”, the conference was hosted by CityU in...

Aug 02, 2017

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) research team developed a novel breed of nanocomposites-inspired sensors which can be sprayed directly on flat or curved engineering structural surfaces, such as train tracks and aeroplane structures. The sprayed sensors can be networked, to render rich real-time...

Aug 02, 2017

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and leading genomics organization BGI Group will establish a joint research center that will set the stage for the next-generation sequencing platform and research efforts that produce novel medical diagnosis and treatments with transformative impact.

Aug 02, 2017

Personality is often considered a factor for the choices that humans make, but what about invertebrates like spiders? NUS Biological Sciences researchers have discovered that the personality of spiders does play a part in their decision-making and hunting styles.

Researchers from NUS Biological Sciences, led...

Jul 28, 2017

A research team led by Prof SUN Fei, Assistant Professor of Chemical & Biological Engineering at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), has created a new protein-based stimuli-responsive smart hydrogel that could open doors for future material biology and biomedical applications.

Jul 14, 2017

Extravert Chinese students learning English as a second language are likely to perform better in speaking and reading, but less proficient in listening than their introvert counterparts, according to a study published in Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (JSSH).

Jun 17, 2017

Land snails are generally believed to be ground-dwelling creatures, preferring dark and humid places, like the forest floor, or a suburban garden. So why do we find some species of snails in the tops of trees, where it is relatively light and dry? Associate Professor Ikuyo Saeki from the University of Tsukuba,...

Jun 17, 2017

TAU researchers have found that infant vitamin B1 deficiency leads to poor motor function and balance

A new Tel Aviv University study published in Maternal and Child Nutrition found that infantile Vitamin B1 (thiamine) deficiency severely affected the motor function of preschoolers who were fed faulty...

Jun 17, 2017

On May 28, 2017, Fudan University and nine academic institutions from ASEAN countries signed the MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING ON CO-ESTABLISHING THE NETWORK OF ASEAN-CHINA ACADEMIC INSTITUTES, with the establishment of the Network of ASEAN-China Academic Institutes (NACAI). According to the operating mechanism of...

Jun 17, 2017

Organised by The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups and HKU DreamCatchers, the two-day Global Youth Entrepreneurs Forum 2017 commenced today (June 13) at the Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre of the University of Hong Kong, attracting over 1,000 young entrepreneurs from 33 countries and regions around the world to...

Jun 16, 2017

Supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology and National Taiwan University (NTU), Assistant Prof. Haojia Abby Ren (任昊佳) at the NTU Department of Geosciences led an international team to provide the first direct evidence for the influence of anthropogenic nitrogen (N) sources on the open ocean. This work was...

Jun 12, 2017

The stories of three multitalented people engaged in lifetime learning and leveling up their skills runs contrary to the conventional university education and on-the-job vocational training.

Dusk settles in as people getting off work spill into the streets.

Staff from Airbnb’s headquarters on the...

Jun 12, 2017

Three distinguished individuals, Prof Cheng Shiu Yuen, Ms Anita Fung and Mr John B Harrison, were conferred Honorary Fellowships by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Officiating at the ceremony were the Honorable Andrew Liao Cheung-sing, Chairman of HKUST Council and Prof Tony F Chan,...

May 27, 2017

Unable to attend school, children learn at alternative sites

May 2017—In Maguindanao and North Cotabato, two provinces in the Philippines’ southern Mindanao region, pervasive instability due to violent extremism, poverty and underdevelopment prevents many children from obtaining a basic education.

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May 25, 2017

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has brought glory to Hong Kong by winning three Global Innovation Awards at the TechConnect World Conference and Expo 2017 (TechConnect World). It is the first time for a Hong Kong higher education institution to receive the award. PolyU is also the only awardee from...

May 25, 2017

Researchers at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have developed an air purification system that removes up to 99.999 per cent of airborne bacteria and viruses, including influenza (H1N1, H3N2), EV71 and MERS-Cov (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus) that had caused hundreds of...