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Oct 10, 2019

MoA to develop identification technology that will radically speed up financial service application processes
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PETALING JAYA, Oct 9, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Quest International University Perak (QIU) today signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to collaborate with one of Malaysia’s...

Sep 24, 2019

HONG KONG, Sept. 24, 2019 -- The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has developed a new class of antibiotic drug candidates which has high potential to be developed into a new generation of antibiotics fighting against multi-drug resistant superbugs including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA...

Sep 22, 2019

One of America’s oldest private universities on the West Coast, has its eyes on the Greater Bay Area prize

The Los Angeles-centred University of Southern California (USC), through its Hong Kong office and educational links, is looking for synergies within the Greater Bay Area (GBA) initiative, the economic...

Sep 19, 2019

The microorganisms living in the intestines could help with muscle growth and function, opening new doors to interventions for age-related skeletal muscle loss, an international research team led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found.

Sep 19, 2019

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has successfully introduced a new genome sequencing technique for prenatal invasive genetic diagnosis. It offers enhanced sensitivity and accuracy of diagnosing lethal and severe congenital...

Sep 08, 2019

Brain structure and function have always been one of the important subjects in life science research. 3D microscopic imaging of brain structure is the basic method to understand how the brain works, yet the traditional 2D slice imaging technology makes brain structure reconstruction and analysis a tedious task....

Sep 08, 2019

Versitech Limited, the wholly owned technology transfer arm of the University of Hong Kong (HKU), and Hailiang Group signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on September 3 (Tuesday) for the sales agreement of the iClass LMS Interactive Learning Platform. This software was developed by the e-Learning Development...

Sep 01, 2019

A study led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has revealed the effects of the stress of parenting in the brains of both mothers and their children.

The researchers analysed the brain activity of 31 pairs of mother and child from Singapore while they were watching children’s...

Sep 01, 2019

​A multi-disciplinary team from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is embarking on a research project to develop new capabilities so the wealth management industry can better combat money laundering practices through the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.

Sep 01, 2019

Kim Jungsik, President of Dae Duck Electronics, made a 50 billion won donation to SNU, his alma mater. The funds will be used to build the SNU counterpart of the new MIT College of Computing, which will serve as an interdisciplinary hub for research in AI and related fields.

Sep 01, 2019

Fukushima Prefecture’s agriculture, forestry and fisheries industries suffered major damage during the Great East Japan Earthquake and the subsequent nuclear power plant accident. Ten days or so after the accident, faculty from the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences went to visit the disaster area to...

Sep 01, 2019

The Engineering student robotics team Phantom Dancer from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) was crowned Champion in the The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Asia-Pacific Robot Contest (Robocon), which was held last Sunday (August 25). Phantom Dancer is the first Hong Kong team to win this...

Aug 31, 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 31, 2019 With the enormous growth of e-commerce and readily digitally available data online, accuracy in processing and protection of data are no doubt imperative. In line with this, Sunway University has invested RM3-million in to the CyberSecurity Intelligence (CSI) Labs for teaching...

Aug 25, 2019

S$38 million research facility aims to be a premier, global, one-stop hub for research and translation to clinical testing through biochemical innovation and techniques

Aug 25, 2019

An international team of researchers led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has grown ‘miniature kidneys’ in the laboratory that could be used to better understand how kidney diseases develop in individual patients.

The mini kidneys, known as kidney organoids, were grown outside...

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@...