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Song Kiseok Named 2014 Marconi Society Young Scholar

Song Kiseok Named 2014 Marconi Society Young Scholar

Song Kiseok has been awarded the 2014 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award.

Mendeley Co-Founder Speaks To Asian Scientist

Mendeley Co-Founder Speaks To Asian Scientist

Jan Reichelt, the co-founder and president of Mendeley, the popular research-management platform, talks to Asian Scientist about the story and success of the company, and shares his vision for the future.

Chinese Chemist Elected To Science Council

Chinese Chemist Elected To Science Council

Representatives from more than 140 countries have elected Chinese chemist Li Jinghai as vice-president of the International Council for Science.

KAIST’s Steve Kang Appointed To Singapore’s Educational Advisory Panel

KAIST’s Steve Kang Appointed To Singapore’s Educational Advisory Panel

Steve Kang, the president of South Korea’s KAIST, has been appointed to Singapore’s 10th International Academic Advisory Panel.

Hartwig & Hamachi Awarded Nagoya Medals

Hartwig & Hamachi Awarded Nagoya Medals

Professors John Hartwig and Itaru Hamachi will deliver the Nagoya Medal of Organic Chemistry lectures on October 27, 2014.

The Importance of Being an Ethical Company

The Importance of Being an Ethical Company

Firms must fine-tune their corporate governance mechanisms to prevent unethical behaviour and take quick action once they are found, says Professor Cheng Qiang from the SMU School of Accountancy.

Making Sense of Social Media

Making Sense of Social Media

Professor Lim Ee Peng from the SMU School of Information Systems turns Twitter noise into useful and informative data.

Estimating Risks and Resolving Paradoxes

Estimating Risks and Resolving Paradoxes

SMU Professor Lim Kian Guan uses sophisticated mathematical tools to extract information out of options data and provide more accurate risk estimates.

Measuring the Impact of Financial Policies

Measuring the Impact of Financial Policies

Mutual and hedge funds manage trillions of dollars, but how should they be regulated? Assistant Professor Tang Yuehua seeks to understand how incentives and policies affect the performance of funds.

South Korea’s Only Astronaut Quits Space Program

South Korea’s Only Astronaut Quits Space Program

South Korea’s first and only astronaut has resigned from her position at the Korea Aerospace Research Institute.