Education Syndicate content

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.

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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 16, 2017

On September 7, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital affiliated with the Zhejiang University School of Medicine signed an agreement to join the Mayo Clinic Care Network. It is the first health care system from China to join the network.

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 12, 2017

The Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), in collaboration with Hong Kong R&D Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management Enabling Technologies (LSCM R&D Centre) and Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA), has successfully developed a Real...

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 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...

Sep 04, 2017

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have invented a new process to turn spent brewery grains into a valuable product that can grow beer yeast.

In beer making, yeast is the key ingredient for fermentation, a process where sugars from the grains are converted into...

Aug 25, 2017

Tohoku University's TOKYO ELECTRON House of Creativity once again hosted the Tohoku-Japan regional qualifiers for the prestigious Falling Walls Lab competition. Twenty-five participants took part this year, vying for the chance to pitch their innovative research ideas at the event final in Berlin in November.

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Aug 24, 2017

The team formed by NTU students Hsien-Che Chen (陳先哲) and Shun-Chi Chang (張舜棋) won the top prize in the 17th Macronix Golden Silicon Awards: The Semiconductor Design and Application Competition organized by the Macronix Education Foundation. As the most influential semiconductor competition for university and...

Aug 23, 2017

SMU’s international mooters have marked the end of the AY2016-2017 moot season with nothing less than a gold!

Final year law undergraduates Jolyn Khoo, Darren Ng Zheng Qiang, R Saravanan, Claudia Tan and Jonathan Tan Wei Xiang were crowned champions of the 2017 Asian Law Students' Association (ALSA)...

Aug 23, 2017

The Equator Initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has recently selected the Sustainable Lai Chi Wo programme (the Programme) – led by the Policy for Sustainability Lab of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) – as the first and the only selected case from Hong...

Aug 22, 2017

Breast Cancer is one type of cancer with the largest incidence. Chemotherapy is often performed for breast cancer treatment. However, chemotherapy has several weaknesses including the incomplete healing, thus causing drug resistance due to the high metabolism of cancer cells. It is characterized by the high level...

Aug 22, 2017

The ceremony to celebrate the 72nd Indonesia’s Independence Day at UGM was marked by the Indonesian traditional costumes show. The ceremony was held at Balairung UGM on Thursday (17/8) and it was attended by UGM academic community.

Hundreds of UGM academic community wore Indonesian traditional clothes from...