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UK-Malaysia project generating bioelectricity from wastewater wins RM635,000 Newton Prize

UK-Malaysia project generating bioelectricity from wastewater wins RM635,000 Newton Prize

A ground-breaking project that generates sustainable electricity from effluent waste processing has been awarded the Newton Prize worth £112,000 (approximately RM 635,000). This project, spearheaded by lead researchers from Malaysia and the United Kingdom, paves the way for greater access to energy supply particularly for […]

Citizen scientists discover 6 new species of beetles in Borneo

Citizen scientists discover 6 new species of beetles in Borneo

Taxon Expeditions has become the first organisation in the world to initiate field courses for citizen scientists in biodiversity hotspots, with the aim of discovering, describing, naming, and publishing new species under the slogan “You can be Darwin too”.

L’Oréal-UNESCO honours three outstanding Malaysian women scientists in annual award

L’Oréal-UNESCO honours three outstanding Malaysian women scientists in annual award

Three women scientists in Malaysia has won the coveted L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship recently for research that tackles global challenges while potentially saving the lives of millions.

Event: Space Entrepreneurship Symposium 2017

Event: Space Entrepreneurship Symposium 2017

The Space Entrepreneurship Symposium 2017 (SES 2017) will be held on the 5th of October at the Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia. This symposium on space entrepreneurship is one of the first in Malaysia, with discussions on topics around space technology advancements and entrepreneurship to ignite inspiration in students and professionals to push this industry forward.

Ask Me Anything (AMA) session: Cancer Research Malaysia Panel

Ask Me Anything (AMA) session: Cancer Research Malaysia Panel

Following the success of our first AMA session with Dr Betty Sim (link here), it is now time for the second session of Scientific Malaysian Ask Me Anything (AMA) series! This time, it’ll actually be an “Ask Us Anything” session with a panel of scientists from Cancer Research Malaysia (CRM). This is in conjunction with our upcoming issue of Scientific Malaysian Magazine, which will be focusing on Cancer.

Science, technology and innovation community comes together at Newton-Ungku Omar Fund Open Day

Science, technology and innovation community comes together at Newton-Ungku Omar Fund Open Day

Newly extended Newton-Ungku Omar Fund paving way for greater UK-Malaysia collaborations.

UTM researcher wins Falling Walls Lab Malaysia 2017

UTM researcher wins Falling Walls Lab Malaysia 2017

Falling Walls Lab is a forum to promote interdisciplinary exchange of ideas between young academics, entrepreneurs and professionals of all fields. The Falling Walls Lab Malaysia event was held recently at the Asia Institute of Medical, Science and Technology (AIMST) University, Kedah on the 15th of […]

Running HOT & COLD towards ending AIDS

Running HOT & COLD towards ending AIDS

Two Malaysian AIDS Foundation Red Ribbon Youth Club advocates battled heat strokes and frostbites to inspire young Malaysians in the fight to end AIDS.