Author: Victor Tan

News: Malaysia to host ecological conservation training programmes for government officials

News: Malaysia to host ecological conservation training programmes for government officials

This September, the Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS-ITBC) will provide ecological conservation training to approximately 20 government officer participants under the Integrated Biodiversity and Ecosystem Management Training Course. Eligible candidates include government officials from ASEAN, the Pacific islands, South Asian and African nations.

News: Study shows green tea can enhance memory

News: Study shows green tea can enhance memory

Almost everyone knows about green tea – Chinese medicine practitioners claim that it calms the qi, housewives swear by its ability to clear oil and help people lose weight. However, a recent study shows that this often-consumed beverage can also improve memory. “Green tea is a popular beverage across…

News: UMB and UPM collaborate to boost Malaysian palm oil output through R&D

News: UMB and UPM collaborate to boost Malaysian palm oil output through R&D

In light of Indonesia’s dethroning of Malaysia as the world’s top oil palm producer, United Malacca Berhad (UMB) today announced that it would be establishing a professorial chair with Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) to boost Malaysian palm oil output through research and development.

News: ASM – Incentivize interest in science and technology

News: ASM – Incentivize interest in science and technology

Academy of Sciences (ASM) Malaysia called out for the Malaysian government to arrest the declining interest in Science and Technology (S&T) education by providing stronger financial support.

Nobel Laureate Professor Peter C. Doherty to speak at the 6th National Conference for Clinical Research 2012

Nobel Laureate Professor Peter C. Doherty to speak at the 6th National Conference for Clinical Research 2012

Nobel Laureate Professor Peter C. Doherty will speak at the 6th National Conference for Clinical Research 2012 (NCCR 2012), to be held at Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur from 26-28 September 2012.
This year’s NCCR is themed “Novel to Nobel: Better Research, Better Doctors, Better Health.” Supported by the Clinical Research Centre (CRC) under the Ministry of Health Malaysia, the conference aims to showcase the latest developments in clinical research to the Malaysian medical community.