In January 2014, Singapore will host an edition of the world’s most prestigious technology conference for the very first time. The first of its kind in the region, the inaugural EmTech Singapore promises to build on that tradition of innovation. Special discount is available for members of Scientific Malaysian.
Since 1999, MIT Technology Review, the world’s oldest and most respected technology publication, has identified the top young innovators under the age of 35. The search is on for 10 individuals from Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand whose superb technical work promises to change the world. The goal is to recognize the development of new technology or the creative application of existing technologies to solve problems.
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), in collaboration with Malaysian Anti-Cancer Association is organising the World Anti-Cancer Congress and Exhibition on the 11th and 12th of January…
The 6th issue of Scientific Malaysian magazine is now published! As always, the magazine is free for all to download (members and non-members of Scientific Malaysian).
INFORMM is a research institute in USM established to conduct research and training in molecular medicine and is now recognised as one of the six Higher Centre of Excellence in Malaysia (HiCoE). In fulfilling its role as a HICoE in diagnostics, INFORMM is organizing the 1st International Conference on Molecular Diagnostics and Biomarker Discovery which will take place in Penang from the 23rd to the 25th of October 2013.
The 5th Technopreneurship & Innovation Symposium and Exhibition (TISE) 2013 is now open for registration. This year, it will be held at Tunku Abdul Rahman University College, Setapak, Kuala Lumpur on the 6th and 7th of October.
The 8th CUTSE International Conference will be held in Curtin University, Sarawak Campus; Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia. The theme for this year’s conference will be “Science, Sustainability, and Solutions.” The CUTSE International Conference provides a platform to disseminate knowledge and information on recent innovations and practices in engineering and sciences to all.
Researchers speaking on the final day of the 7th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2013) have focused on HIV epidemic trends in Asia and the Pacific, new vaccine insights and HIV and Hepatitis C comorbidity.
Reflecting a broad range of issues, Tuesday’s plenary speakers speaking at the second plenary session of the 7th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2013) examined the issues of HIV and inflammation, an update on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), and the social determinants and structural barriers at play in Eastern Europe and Central Asia’s HIV epidemics.
With the estimated number of annual new HIV infections in Cambodia plummeting from 20,000 in the early 1990s to around 1,300 in 2012, a new initiative called Cambodia 3.0 is being implemented to achieve the elimination of new HIV infections in the country by 2020.
As the world’s largest open scientific conference on HIV/AIDS begins, scientists warn that the implementation of scientific tools on the ground is still failing to especially reach key affected populations (KAPs) in many parts of the world.
L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science National Fellowship is now open for Malaysian women researchers under the age of 35 years, who are PhD holders or currently pursuing research study in the field of Material Sciences. A financial assistance of RM20,000 each will be granted to 3 young female researchers.