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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

Jun 03, 2019

Our gut bacteria are powerful - it's time to start listening

Diabetes, obesity, hypertension and depression persist as pervasive ailments of modern society. The health assumptions we draw seem to push us, almost instinctively, toward the pill cabinet. Prof. Paul K.S. Chan, Associate Director of the Centre...

Jun 03, 2019

Launching of the First Asian Society for Engineering Education

After a full year’s preparation, the Asian Society for Engineering Education (AsiaSEE) was officially launched and a launching ceremony was held at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) on May 8, 2019.

Jun 01, 2019

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) have launched a new Waste-to-Energy Research Facility that turns municipal solid waste from the NTU campus into electricity and resources. Its opening marks a step closer towards Singapore’s vision of becoming a...

May 29, 2019

Disney spends a lot of money on training their employees, including the street sweepers because they realize how crucial it is to have a functional team from bottom to the top. When you work in an organization, you are serving many purposes other than the roles you are hired to do. You need to be able to work in a...

May 26, 2019

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (27 May 2019) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million loan to support the Philippine government’s efforts to achieve inclusive growth by improving access to high quality secondary education that responds to labor market needs.

May 27, 2019

TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Mandarin Chinese-language centers of Taiwan’s universities are working together with the tourism industry to offer innovative tours that combine local cultural adventures with language learning, in which visitors will enjoy a trip to Taiwan that’s more than just sightseeing....