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Dec 02, 2019

In the global rankings of the 2015 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), which assesses the performance of 15-year-olds in mathematics, reading and science, Singapore took the top spot in all three categories. In 2016, in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), Singapore’s...

Nov 29, 2019

Asia-Pacific Center of Antai College of Economics & Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Established

SINGAPORE, Nov. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 28, 2019, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Singapore Asia-Pacific Graduate Institute (SJTU-APGI) held the unveiling ceremony in the Theatrette Hall...

Nov 27, 2019

Journalism graduate receives Dato’Sri Dr Vijay Eswaran award as 370 students get their scrolls

IPOH, November 26, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Reflecting its status as a truly global educational institution, Quest International University (QIU) honoured its first international valedictorian at its 5th...

Nov 22, 2019

BEIJING, Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Manchester and Tsinghua University have launched a new dual degree PhD programme in Synthetic and Systems Biology, with the first cohort of students to commence their studies from September 2020. The agreement was signed by Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell...

Nov 06, 2019

Expert anthropologists and archaeologists from Nazarbayev University are developing the New Silk Road in an ethical, sustainable, and culturally-respectful way, says Dr. Daniel Pugh, Dean of Social Sciences and Humanities. This is after joining The University Alliance of the Silk Road (UASR), an alliance between...

Oct 29, 2019

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a device that can identify a wide range of airborne gases and chemicals instantly.

The new prototype device is portable and suitable for rapid deployment by agencies to identify airborne hazards, such as from tiny gas...

Oct 29, 2019

Members of the NUS research community were among those celebrated at the most recent President’s Science and Technology Awards (PSTA), held on 17 October. The highest honours given to research scientists and engineers in Singapore, PSTA celebrates individuals and groups whose work have resulted in significant...

Oct 29, 2019

Bian Liming discovers new forms of hydrogels

Humans are 70% water—but why doesn’t the liquid evaporate or flow away? By studying how the human body, and the natural world, retains that water in a functioning structure, a CUHK biomedical engineer has established promising new implant materials to deliver...

Oct 22, 2019

Around the world, business is booming in the field of applied robotics. But the market is intensely competitive. Is there a chance for Taiwanese companies to lead the pack in this rat race? No one can say for sure. But building a local industry cluster and stimulating local creativity is an important first step...

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...