Education Syndicate content

Aug 05, 2019

As the world enters the era of Industry 4.0, the role of Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) to impart knowledge and skills is set to grow in importance, serving not only youth but also mature workers seeking to adapt to the changing nature of work. That was the key message at the SkillsFuture Festival @ NUS (SFF@...

Aug 05, 2019

The Technology Transfer Office (TTO) of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) announced in a ceremony today (July 29) that 25 HKU start-up companies have received funding support under the 2019/2020 Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities (the “TSSSU@HKU”).

iDendron, of HKU Innovation &...

Aug 02, 2019

Rangsit University, a private university in Pathum Thani, Thailand which is one of the few educational institutions licensed by the Thai government to research on the medical use of marijuana and develop respective products, is positive on the development of marihuana as a business case in the country according to...

Aug 01, 2019

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The University of Chicago Booth School of Business Executive Education is adding more flexibility to one of its most popular programs for senior executives, giving top business leaders the option to complete an elective in Chicago and in Asia.

Jul 24, 2019

Following a HK$3 million donation from the Tin Ka Ping Foundation (Foundation) last year in support of the development of gifted education at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), HKUST received yet another donation of HK$5 million today from the Foundation for "Tin Ka Ping Education Fund" (...

Jul 24, 2019

Sunway University joins Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU), and INTI International University & Colleges as part of GET Network initiative to enable 1 million young digital talents worldwide by 2023

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Jul 14, 2019

Kenneth Lee envisions a 'biofarming' future for Hong Kong

CUHK embryologist Kenneth Lee is working to manufacture living tissue in the lab. That shows great promise for developing human organ patches that could be used to repair the body.

There’s another important use for manufactured tissue: we can...

Jul 14, 2019

For the first time in history, two functionally improved data buoys have successfully recorded air and sea variables along the path of a super typhoon. NTU’s marine research and technical team at the Institute of Oceanography, with the solid support of the Ministry of Science and Technology and Central Weather...

Jul 13, 2019

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a type of imaging probe that allows for earlier detection of acute kidney failure, a rapidly-developing condition that can be fatal.

The new renal probes, which have been tested in mice, are injected into the blood-...

Jul 13, 2019

Huge amounts of water evaporate from water surfaces such as reservoirs and the open sea each day. To address this issue, especially in water scarce areas, researchers from NUS found an innovative way to harvest water from the humid air above water surfaces.

The solution lies in a unique zinc-based water-...

Jul 13, 2019

National University of Singapore (NUS) and global technology leader, Cisco, have agreed to collaborate on innovation and research in key emerging technologies, with the aim to boost Singapore’s knowledge-based innovation-driven digital economy.

Both NUS and Cisco will promote joint research and development...

Jul 08, 2019

Foster the Next Generation of Local Creative Elites by Enhancing Learning Experience through Technology

Jun 30, 2019

Still revered today, Huangdi Neijing, an ancient Chinese medical treatise, explains how ‘outstanding medical practitioners treat diseases before they arise.’ Audrey Chan, a graduate of CUHK’s School of Chinese Medicine, aspires to a similar goal. Since 2016, Audrey Chan has been operating her own clinic of...

Jun 24, 2019

Fostering research development in Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Jun 24, 2019

Y chromosomes reveal population boom and bust in ancient Japan

Researchers at the University of Tokyo conducted a census of the Japanese population around 2,500 years ago using the Y chromosomes of men living on the main islands of modern-day Japan. This is the first time analysis of modern genomes has...

Jun 24, 2019

To promote international higher education cooperation, Deputy Vice President for International Affairs Bi-Fong Lin (林璧鳳) visited Berlin, Germany, from May 13-15 to represent NTU at the Going Global Conference 2019, one of the world’s leading higher education conferences organized by the British Council. This year’s...

Jun 10, 2019

Foreign education providers are showing increasing interest in opening branches in Myanmar, with several already having started to invest in the country in the past year after the government loosened regulations for the launch of private educational institutions.

Jun 10, 2019

Education - Many parents plan ahead for their child's education before they even see the light on earth. Parents feel the responsibility to equip children with the best education they can provide. A little and gentle reminder, education is indeed gained inside and outside the house.

Jun 09, 2019

An international and multidisciplinary research team led by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) was recently granted a research fund of HK$91.85 million by the University Grants Committee (UGC). Under the leadership of Prof. Charles NG Wang-Wai (HKUST Associate Vice-President for Research and...

Jun 09, 2019

Tsinghua University serves as the inaugural Chair of the Alliance

On May 28th and 29th, a meeting of the executive committee and academic committee of the Global Alliance of Universities on Climate (GAUC) was held in Beijing. University leaders and academic pioneers in the field of climate change from twelve...

Jun 09, 2019

In collaboration with University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley), Dr Kevin Tsia, Associate Professor of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Programme Director of Biomedical Engineering Programme at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) was awarded a funding of over US$2 million from the BRAIN...

Jun 04, 2019

Teaching Laboratories to Offer Training on IoT and Radio Frequency Technologies