The partnership between IBM and NUS gives students a chance to work with the latest in cognitive computing technology.
The University of Sydney and the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences deepen their ties with a collaborative teaching and research agreement.
Building on success of their previous collaboration, the two national science agencies will renew their research partnership for another three years.
US and UK universities still dominate the top 10 of the Times Higher Education rankings, but Asian institutions continue to make significant gains.
Singapore and Hong Kong universities ranked highly in the 2014/2015 Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings, aided by strong internationalization performance.
The Australia India Institute will receive a US$2.78 million fund injection from the Australian government.
Representatives from more than 140 countries have elected Chinese chemist Li Jinghai as vice-president of the International Council for Science.
The joint effort between the Queensland Brain Institute and the Chinese Academy of Sciences will be the largest international research center for dementia.
Steve Kang, the president of South Korea’s KAIST, has been appointed to Singapore’s 10th International Academic Advisory Panel.
The University of Tokyo and Kyoto University retain their position as top in Asia-Pacific, ranked 21st and 26th respectively.