Academia

Japan’s Universities Top Asia-Pac in 2014 ARWU Rankings Japan’s Universities Top Asia-Pac in 2014 ARWU Rankings
  • August 20th, 2014
  • The University of Tokyo and Kyoto University retain their position as top in Asia-Pacific, ranked 21st and 26th respectively.

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Academia

Japan’s Universities Top Asia-Pac in 2014 ARWU Rankings

Japan’s Universities Top Asia-Pac in 2014 ARWU Rankings

The University of Tokyo and Kyoto University retain their position as top in Asia-Pacific, ranked 21st and 26th respectively.

Young Scientists Get Crowdfunding Boost

Young Scientists Get Crowdfunding Boost

The University of New South Wales launches a crowdfunding platform to help young researchers get their projects funded.

China’s JUNO Launches International Collaboration

China’s JUNO Launches International Collaboration

More than 200 scientists and 50 research institutes will collaborate on neutrino projects at JUNO.

NUS Sets Up Center For Advanced 2D Materials

NUS Sets Up Center For Advanced 2D Materials

The US$40 million center will focus on both fundamental research and commercialization.

China & Pakistan Sign Research MoU

China & Pakistan Sign Research MoU

China’s IMHE and the University of the Punjab will collaborate on research projects, scientific training and joint meetings.

US$160 Million For A*STAR & Industry Joint Semiconductor Labs

US$160 Million For A*STAR & Industry Joint Semiconductor Labs

The public-private partnership between A*STAR and their industry partners is expected to drive innovative solutions for complex microchip manufacturing.

Darwin’s Nautical Library Goes Virtual

Darwin’s Nautical Library Goes Virtual

The library on board the Beagle, housed in the same cabin where Darwin spent five years, provides an insight into the works which influenced and informed the famous naturalist.

China, UK Commit US$20.5m To Plant & Microbial Research

China, UK Commit US$20.5m To Plant & Microbial Research

The Chinese Academy of Sciences and the UK-based John Innes Center will establish a research center focused on agricultural technology and microbial genetics.

Singapore & New Zealand Launch Joint Nutrition Research Projects

Singapore & New Zealand Launch Joint Nutrition Research Projects

Singapore’s A*STAR and New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment have jointly set aside US$3 million for food and nutrition research.

IHEP Becomes First Asian Member of Physics Literature Database

IHEP Becomes First Asian Member of Physics Literature Database

China’s Institute of High Energy Physics (IHEP) is the first Asian member of the INSPIRE high energy physics literature database.