North Korea has a relatively low child mortality rate, but basic health infrastructure is lacking and demand for medical services is high.
Scientists are planning for clinical trials in India to test a simple nasal spray that could reduce snakebite fatalities.
India’s science budget sees a marginal increase, focused mainly on large solar power plants and biotechnology clusters.
Satellite images show that Indonesia has lost six million hectares of primary forest from 2000-2012, due in part to expanding oil palm plantations.
In order to meet the needs of the people in Timor-Leste, an increased investment in health, particularly evidence-based medicine, is greatly needed.
The free exchange of plant varieties, like China’s ‘Cooperation 88′ potato, could help poor farmers and make farming more sustainable.
Professor Mark Findlay from the SMU School of Law highlights the need to study how criminal justice systems can better serve the victims of war crimes and calls for more cross-disciplinary research in the legal field.
Assistant Professor Nafis Hanif studies Asian crime businesses and shows that they are driven by rational economic principles.
How can employers recruit the most suitable candidates, and how can an individual choose the best career? SMU Assistant Professor Serena Wee’s research points to a way of reaching an optimal solution.
SMU Associate Professor Nicolas Jacquet is a theoretical economist who investigates the forces at work in asset and labour markets. He examines issues such as asset liquidity and the impact of limited enforcement of contracts on the mobility of workers.