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Education Syndicate content

May 08, 2021

From left: Dr Du Hongjian, Assoc Prof Pang Sze Dai, and Mr Anjaneya Dixit from NUS Civil and Environmental Engineering with the raw materials, processed clays, and the finished concrete product.

Concrete is the most consumed man-made material on Earth. Each year, about three tonnes of concrete are used per...

May 07, 2021

A robotic fish with wide-ranging functions from search and rescue to providing entertainment at an aquarium sounds like an unattainable dream, but is the fruit of research by a young engineering team at the University of Hong Kong (HKU).

May 07, 2021

The proportion of Hong Kong young smokers of 25 years old or under who have used new tobacco products (NTPs), such as e-cigarettes or heated tobacco products, has surged to a record high of 85.9% in 2019-2020, according to a recent survey by the University of Hong Kong (HKU) Youth Quitline.

This is the third...

Apr 25, 2021

(Hong Kong, 20th April 2021) Taiwan’s largest children’s arts education institution - Otto2 Artistic Aesthetics opens a campus at One Island South in Hong Kong, bringing extraordinary art learning experiences to Hong Kong students. Otto2 integrates unique aesthetic creativity through the six learning directions and...

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Apr 04, 2021

The new USAID-DepEd agreement supports improving the quality of education in the Philippines. RTI International

The United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Philippine Department of Education (DepEd), signed a new, five-year bilateral assistance agreement...

Mar 21, 2021

Approximately 80% of the artists are suffering decrease of income due to the impact of Covid-19 taking away their performance opportunities.

“Tokyo University of the Arts: Art Fes 2021” to support 100 young artists will open today!

TOKYO -- Tokyo University of the Arts (Taito-ku, Tokyo, President:...

Mar 13, 2021

Bangkok, Thailand - The United States government, together with Facebook Thailand and DAI, is working with nearly 400 Thai university students to promote digital literacy, critical thinking, online identity security, and positive online communications.

Jan 31, 2021

Presidents of KAIST, MIT, Tokyo Tech, and Northwestern to define new roles and responsibilities of universities for the post-COVID and 4IR eras during an online summit in celebration of KAIST's 50th anniversary

DAEJEON, South Korea, Jan. 31, 2021 -- Universities are facing ever-mounting pressure to address...

Jan 19, 2021

Here are five key areas where EdTech solutions can help countries transition their short-term education solutions to the medium and long-term.

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing governments around the world to find innovative and practical approaches to improve teaching and learning. An unprecedented surge in...

Dec 15, 2020

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has recently developed a fully automated, low cost and rapid microrobotic diagnostic system with comparable sensitivity and specificity to clinical detection methods. The research team is now studying the application of this microrobotic system for multiple pathogens...

Dec 14, 2020

In-game island The Floating City helps boost awareness of environmental issues through gameplay and expert insights

Dec 06, 2020

A Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) study has found that some Singaporeans have reported that, despite being aware of the existence of ‘deepfakes’ in general, they believe they have circulated deepfake content on social media which they later found out was a hoax.

Nov 14, 2020

HSINCHU, Taiwan -- A research team led by Professor Wang Wen-ching of the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) has exploited the power of big data to identify two key biomarkers contributing to the proliferation and metastasis of gastric (stomach) cancer. Using the US...

Nov 14, 2020

A hospitality college in Bali, Indonesia, has begun accepting coconuts as tuition payment as it acknowledged that students face economic hardship in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

When students at the Venus One Tourism Academy, based in the city of Gianyar in central Bali, pay their fees with coconuts...

Nov 09, 2020

A diabetes monitoring earring; an Underground air pollution solution; an alternative to Styrofoam made of food waste; a Sudden Infant Death Syndrome prevention device; a skin patch that monitors nutrition data and superworms that convert plastic into organic matter.

Today sees the unveiling of 100 ideas...

Oct 28, 2020

Breaking through the Limitation of Battery Life of Smart Watches and Wristbands

Smart watches and wristbands are becoming more and more popular. Various new functions such as health monitoring, contactless payment, entertainment, living assistance, have been added to these small devices and bring convenience...

Oct 11, 2020

A group of students from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) took part in a novel solution to address the water supply problem in a slum area in Myanmar.

Twenty HKU students went on a three-week trip organised by the Department of Civil Engineering in January 2020 under an experiential learning programme...

Oct 11, 2020

By incorporating a surveillance system, an emergency notification system, and campus police dispatch, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) established the Research Center for Campus Security (the Security Center) and placed 18 red emergency booths with security cameras on every side all around the NCKU campus....

Oct 07, 2020

HSINCHU, Taiwan -- One of the causes of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's is the calcification of the basal nucleus of the brain, which blocks the membrane protein channels on the surface of brain cells, preventing the transmission of signal molecules and nutrients to the cells.