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Apr 03, 2020

Humans have long sought to create robots that look like us. In 1495, Leonardo Da Vinci created a mechanical knight and more recently Hollywood movies have imagined robots that can speak, walk, and act as if they were humans.

Recent technological advances are turning our imagination into reality, with robots...

Apr 03, 2020

The Centre of Development and Resources for Students (CEDARS) of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) organised its first ever online job fair, “HKU Virtual Career Fair 2020”, from 30 March to 1 April, 2020 for all current students and recent graduates.

Mar 26, 2020

TOKYO -- Education services is one of three social services1 subject to study by the ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC) for promoting social services trade.

The key economic task of education services is to build human capital meeting skill requirements of labor markets, for increasing productivity and competitiveness...

Mar 24, 2020

The marine heatwave of 2016 was one of longest and hottest thermal anomalies recorded on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, influencing multiple species of marine ectotherms, including coral reef fishes.

Mar 24, 2020

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have found a way to turn pollen, one of the hardest materials in the plant kingdom, into a soft and flexible material, with the potential to serve as a ‘building block’ for the design of new categories of eco-friendly materials.

The...

Mar 24, 2020

The State Key Laboratory for Emerging Infectious Diseases of the University of Hong Kong (the SKL) has partnered with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to rapidly develop a vaccine candidate against COVID-19.

Mar 20, 2020

The 2020 NTU Plus Academy Winter+ Program, organized by the Office of International Affairs (OIA), drew a total of 70 students from top universities all over the world to engage in short-term studies at NTU. Three programs were offered this winter, namely, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program, the Chinese...

Feb 23, 2020

Feb 20, 2020 (China Knowledge) - Affected by the epidemic outbreak, primary and secondary schools in Shanghai are closed for the longest period to restrict students’ physical contact in schools, and during their travelling. This unprecedented homestay quarantine which is expected to last for about three months, not...

Feb 22, 2020

Speaking multiple languages is essential to the modern world and key to understanding and accessing the viewpoints of a wider cross-section of the population, says Dr. Amanda Murphy, Assistant Professor from the School of Sciences and Humanities at Nazarbayev University.

Feb 19, 2020

BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, China's Ministry of Education (MOE) in late January decided to postpone the 2020 spring semester for schools and later halted offline extracurricular trainings, resulting in a surge in the demand for online teaching. Under these circumstances...

Feb 15, 2020

Fighting tradition and stigma, there are now more fathers in Singapore who are primary caregivers to their children.

The number of stay-at-home fathers is growing slowly but steadily, according to a study by Ms Yvonne Arivalagan, Research Associate with the Institute of Policy Studies at the Lee Kuan Yew...

Feb 05, 2020

Theme: Japanese Culture Exchange
Country: Philippines

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sixteen Japanese university students are scheduled to visit Philippines from February 4th to 12th as part of the Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs “JENESYS 2019” promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).

Jan 27, 2020

SHANGHAI, Jan. 27, 2020 -- The Financial Times today released its annual global MBA ranking and the China Europe International Business School's MBA programme has again ranked fifth globally and first in Asia. The achievement follows that of CEIBS' Global EMBA programme, which was also ranked fifth in the world for...

Jan 22, 2020

A Keele University professor was among a delegation of prominent academics who visited a Beijing university recently to forge new partnerships centred on smart energy and innovation.

Professor Zhong Fan, from the School of Computing and Mathematics, travelled to Tsinghua University alongside colleagues from...

Jan 22, 2020

A delegation from Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) recently visited Keele University, located in the centre of the United Kingdom, ahead of its students spending a year in the UK to study on the joint diplomacy degree programme that is run in partnership by the two universities.

The delegation from...

Jan 18, 2020

(January 14, 2020 - Hong Kong) The Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Hong Kong (“HKU Business School” or the School) organised a job fair event, titled “Investing in HKU Business School’s Global Talents – Empower and Match”, on January 13 (Monday) at JW Marriott Hotel. This event is exclusive...

Dec 26, 2019

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) and Cambridge University Judge Business School (CJBS) announced on December 20, 2019 that they will work together to launch two executive education programmes in 2020, focusing on innovation and international management.

Dec 18, 2019

Start from the Sea, Give Children the Gift of a Different Worldview

Dec 18, 2019

VALENCIA, Spain, Dec. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Spanish School of Interactive Digital Media ESAT has placed in the last two years more than 20 students in some of the main videogame companies in Europe and Japan, after consolidating itself as the leading European Training Center for Digital Creators.

Dec 18, 2019

Phhom Penh, December 17, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Shiseido Asia Pacific and The Asia Foundation have successfully concluded the inaugural Girls Learning & Leading (GLL) program, a scholarship program empowering marginalized young women at a critical time when many drop out of school to find paying jobs. The...

Dec 08, 2019

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore’s (NTU Singapore) Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine), in partnership with National Healthcare Group (NHG) and National Neuroscience Institute (NNI), is launching Singapore’s first brain bank.

Hosted at LKCMedicine, the brain bank aims to be a research...

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...