A new organisation, Taxon Expeditions organises expeditions for non-biologists in Malaysian Borneo. But unlike other ecotourism outfits, the participants are guided by international experts through all the steps of real scientific research. Together, they discover, name, and publish completely new species of wild animals.
Scientific Malaysian Magazine Issue 12 has just been published! This issue is a special edition on the theme of ‘Vaccine and Immunology’ and consists of the top 10 finalists of our writing competition: “Vaccines: An Immunological Revolution” by Juliana Ariffin “Viruses as a Cure for Cancer?” […]
Science Cafe KL will be hosting a free public talk on Quantum Physics at The Bee, Publika in Kuala Lumpur. The speaker, Fabien Bouhier is a social media expert at Google by day, and a Quantum Physicist enthusiast by night. His idea is to make knowledge accessible to everybody – with or without any mathematical background – for free.
The University of Sheffield’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Keith Burnett will this week (4 – 11 April 2016) visit Singapore and Malaysia. A key focus of the trip will be to learn more about the region’s strengths in science, engineering and economic growth – meeting with a number of leading scientists, industrialists and educational leaders – and to launch the University’s Kuala Lumpur office.
National Science Challenge (NSC) 2016 is now open for registration. NSC is an annual science competition targeted to Form 4 students nationwide, who will stand a chance to win a study visit to Stockholm, Sweden to witness the annual Nobel Prize ceremony.
In conjunction with the month of the ‘2016 World Tapir Day’, the Malaysian Heritage and History Club (MHHC) will be organising an event, Wild Wildlife with Tenok and Friends, on 2nd April 2016 (Saturday) at Badan Warisan Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur).
From March 1 to 13, Scientific Malaysian will be organising our very first Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on our platform with Dr. Betty Kim Lee Sim, Founder of Protein Potential LLC and Executive Vice President of Process Development and Manufacturing at Sanaria Incorporated. Throughout this AMA session, registered members of Scientific Malaysian will have the opportunity to post questions to Dr. Sim via our online discussion platform.
The Dengue Tech Challenge 2016 aims to support proposals for collaborative projects that bring together experts from Malaysia and the United Kingdom to focus on commercialisation of dengue-related research and products in Malaysia. The total fund pledged by PlaTCOM Ventures for Malaysian Principal Applicants from winning teams through the High Impact Programme 2 is RM 3 million, whilst the total fund pledged by the British Council for UK Principal Applicants from winning teams through the Newton-Ungku Omar Fund is GBP 500,000.