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Oct 15, 2017

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a new gel patch prototype that could speed up the healing of a skin wound while minimising the formation of scars. The team unveiled the patch today as a proof-of-concept.

When fully developed, this healing patch could...

Oct 15, 2017

Uses Principle of Near-Field Acoustic Levitation to Develop Levitating Transport of Future

Prof. GUO Ping, Assistant Professor from the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), and his research team, have developed a self-running and self-floating two...

Oct 09, 2017

In the 2017/2018 Academic Year of China New Higher Education
The Total Number of Enrolled Students Exceeded 54,000
With a Year-on-Year Growth of 16.9%

Oct 08, 2017

On September 12, the Japanese Ministry of Justice announced the final results of the 2017 National Bar Examination. This year's exam saw a total of 1,543 successful candidates.

Among the successful candidates, 144 graduates of the Keio University Law School passed the exam with a passage rate of 45.4%. This...

Oct 07, 2017

Artemisinin-ALA co-treatment could kill cancer cells and suppress tumour growth with fewer side effects

Artemisinin, a potent anti-malarial drug, has been widely hailed as a promising alternative cancer treatment. Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) recently showed that its anti-cancer...

Sep 25, 2017

Tokyo and Singapore - (ACN Newswire) - Reflecting growing demand in Japan for the Singapore brand of education, the Singapore-based Global Indian International School (GIIS) has opened a second campus in Tokyo. The school, offering 520 seats for students from grades 4 to 12 was inaugurated on Sunday by Japan's Vice...

Sep 25, 2017

n the era of the 4th industrial revolution, Konkuk University (KU) has emerged as a hub of educational innovation.

Last year, KU was selected for the PRIME (Program for Industrial Needs-Matched Education) Project by the Government.

Sep 25, 2017

SMU’s very first Social Impact Festival opened a window into the world of opportunities for cross-sector collaboration among youth

The inaugural Social Impact Festival (SIF) 2017 was organised by the Singapore Management University’s (SMU) Lien Centre for Social Innovation in celebration of social innovation...

Sep 21, 2017

Singapore’s education system is the best in Asia in preparing students for the future, a new study looking into the quality of education in 35 important economies worldwide showed.

The research by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) released on September 19 ranked countries which together account for 77...

Sep 20, 2017

The Singapore government is launching a new training center focused on cyber threats under the Cyber Security Agency. It will be an academy to boost the skills of cyber-security professionals in government and Singapore’s critical sectors, including energy, banking, government healthcare and transport.


Sep 16, 2017

From August 7th to 10th, the 18th International Symposium on Silicon Chemistry (ISOS-XVIII) & the 6th Asian Silicon Symposium (ASiS-6), hosted by Shandong University, was held in Jinan.

This symposium was co-organized by China Association of Fluorine and Silicone Industry (CAFSI) and Institute of...

Sep 15, 2017

The online Bezalel Narkiss Index of Jewish Art preserves the rich artistic heritage of the Jewish people throughout time and across the globe

The Center for Jewish Art at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem launched the world’s largest online database of Jewish art today at the World Congress of Jewish...

Sep 15, 2017

Center of Excellence in Information Assurance (CoEIA) at King Saud University and King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) co-organized a workshop on 15 March 2017 on Cybersecurity Capacity and Capability Building: Research, Innovation and Education Perspective’. The main objective of this...

Sep 13, 2017

NUS, in partnership with Times Higher Education (THE), will host the 2018 THE World Academic Summit from 25 to 27 September next year. The annual flagship THE event gathers the world’s thought leaders across universities, research institutions, industry and government to shape the future of higher education.

Sep 11, 2017

Arabic, Danish, Hindi, Russian, Turkish…these are only a subset of the languages which Year 3 NUS Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) student Darren Mak comprehends. Darren currently understands some 14 languages and he is not stopping in his quest to pick up even more.

An English Language major, Darren is...

Sep 10, 2017

Professor Tan Chorh Chuan will be helming the new Ministry of Health (MOH) Office for Healthcare Transformation as its founding Executive Director from 1 January 2018. He will also concurrently serve as MOH’s Chief Health Scientist. This was announced by the MOH on 4 September. Prof Tan will assume these...

Sep 10, 2017

From 30 July through 12 August, the Kyoto University Asian Studies Unit (KUASU) held its Kyoto Summer Program 2017 for students from ASEAN countries and Japan. The program was organized in partnership with the KU Institute for Liberal and Arts and Science's Education Center for Japanese Language and Culture as well...

Sep 07, 2017

The Asia Foundation enables access to quality books and community-powered translation

Sep 05, 2017

Team Maquinista, Tokyo Tech's representatives from the Society for the Study of Robotics student club, finished in the top four at the 2017 ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contestouter held in Tokyo on August 27.

Sep 05, 2017

KAIST announced that it will open its Meditation Research Center next June. The center will serve as a place for the wellness of KAIST community as well as for furthering the cognitive sciences and its relevant convergence studies.

For facilitating the center, KAIST signed an MOU with the Foundation...

Sep 05, 2017

During the handover ceremony, undergraduate students from the HKU Department of Real Estate and Construction share their case study results in relation to TWIN PEAKS. (From left) Year 4 student Mr Wu Cheuk-lam; Professor Chau Kwong-wing, Head and Chair Professor of the Department of Real Estate and Construction,...

Sep 04, 2017

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is committed to cultural diversity on campus and to encouraging interaction among students of different nationalities. Students from different cultures can learn from each other, and broaden their international horizons. The University has admitted a wealth of talent with...