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Asia-Pacific Nations Prodded On Hepatitis Action Plans Asia-Pacific Nations Prodded On Hepatitis Action Plans
  • April 15th, 2014
  • Experts say that the Asia-Pacific region needs more cross-sector partnerships and funding to tackle viral hepatitis.

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Editorials

Asia-Pacific Nations Prodded On Hepatitis Action Plans

Asia-Pacific Nations Prodded On Hepatitis Action Plans

Experts say that the Asia-Pacific region needs more cross-sector partnerships and funding to tackle viral hepatitis.

More Asian Women Find Success In Science

More Asian Women Find Success In Science

Recognizing the existing gender disparities, governments across Asia have taken measures to encourage more women to join and stay in science and technology fields.

Closing The Gap Between Science And Business

Closing The Gap Between Science And Business

Professor Merlin Crossley from the University of New South Wales talks about three developments that have nudged science and industry closer together.

IPCC Warns Of Greater Risk To Food & Water Security

IPCC Warns Of Greater Risk To Food & Water Security

The Fifth Assessment Report warns that climate change will threaten food and water security, especially for Asia.

Keeping Modern Myths And Conspiracy Theories At Bay

Keeping Modern Myths And Conspiracy Theories At Bay

Pseudoscientific practices and unfounded scare stories pull back South Asian nations from progress, says Nalaka Gunawardene.

The Science Behind Consumer Choice

The Science Behind Consumer Choice

SMU Assistant Professor Jane Wang uses her background in economics and psychology to answer how the choices we make – and the tradeoffs that come with each – affect our wellbeing.

Generous Giving Helps Firms Get Ahead

Generous Giving Helps Firms Get Ahead

SMU Associate Professor Wang Heli’s research shows that companies should pay more attention to corporate social responsibility as it benefits them both financially and politically.

Analyzing The Analysts

Analyzing The Analysts

Investors depend on security analysts to make forecasts and recommendations on stocks. SMU Assistant Professor Roger Loh looks at how accurate analysts’ predictions are and how exactly investors should interpret their reports.

How Hedge Funds Beat The Market

How Hedge Funds Beat The Market

From epic tales spun around investment legends to the secretive, high-octane world of Wall Street, the hedge fund is notorious for being an opaque, unwieldy beast. Professor Melvyn Teo from the SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business studies what makes them tick.

More Work On HIV In Laos Needed

More Work On HIV In Laos Needed

Though the incidence of HIV/AIDS in Laos is relatively low, more could be done to improve awareness and treatment coverage, say health officials.