About Us

Asian Scientist Magazine is an award-winning science and technology magazine that highlights R&D news stories from Asia to a global audience. The magazine is published by Singapore-headquartered Wildtype Media Group, Asia’s leading STEM and healthcare media company. Wildtype Media Group also publishes books and Supercomputing Asia, a print magazine focusing on the high performance computing sector.

Our Mission

Our mission at Asian Scientist Magazine is to highlight the best and most exciting science and technology stories from Asia to a global audience.

Our Milestones & Achievements

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      Asian Scientist Magazine passes its first million page views.

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    • Apr

      Asian Scientist Magazine receives investment from World Scientific Publishing Company Pte Ltd, Singapore’s largest science and technology publisher.

    • May

      World Scientific Publishing Chairman Prof. K K Phua joins as senior advisor to Asian Scientist Magazine.

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      The Asian Scientist team launches Asian Scientist Intelligence, a public relations and consultancy division that helps R&D and technology organizations in Asia develop their communication strategies with stakeholders and the public.

    • Aug

      Dr Rebecca Tan and Dr Juliana Chan, editors of Asian Scientist Magazine, publish Singapore’s Scientific Pioneers with grants from the SG50 Celebration Fund and Nanyang Technological University.

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    • Mar

      Asian Scientist Magazine launches the Asian Scientist 100, a selection of 100 prize-winning Asian researchers, academicians, innovators and business leaders from across the Asia-Pacific region.

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    • Jan

      Asian Scientist Magazine launches a new print title, Supercomputing Asia.

    • Mar

      Asian Scientist Magazine launches the second edition of the Asian Scientist Writing Prize 2017.

    • May

      Asian Scientist Magazine moves into Block 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent, described by The Economist as the heart of Singapore’s technology start-up ecosystem.

    • Jul

      Asian Scientist Magazine organizes a public science communications masterclass, Asian Scientist x PHD Comics: Where Art & Science Collide, featuring PHD Comics creator Dr. Jorge Cham.

    • Sep

      Asian Scientist Magazine wins a total of six awards at the Media Publishers Association Singapore (MPAS) Awards 2017.

      1. Education Media of the Year (Asian Scientist Magazine)
      2. Education Project of the Year (Asian Scientist Writing Prize)
      3. Science Media of the Year (Asian Scientist Magazine)
      4. Science Trade Media of the Year (Supercomputing Asia)
      5. Science Project of the Year (Asian Scientist X PHD Comics: Where Art & Science Collide!)
      6. Technology Trade Media of the Year (Supercomputing Asia)
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    • May

      The official launch of Singapore-based Wildtype Media Group, Asia’s leading STEM-focused media company.

    • Nov

      The Singapore Economic Development Board rolls out a global campaign to promote Singapore as a preferred location to start and grow a business. It includes:

      1. An anthem film featuring the success stories of brands such as Singapore Airlines, Razer, ONE Championship, Grab and Asian Scientist Magazine, and a cameo by Dr Juliana Chan, editor-in-chief of Asian Scientist Magazine

      2. The Impossible Shift: the Asian Scientist Magazine story

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      Asian Scientist launches the Wildtype Media Expert Opinion series with MIT Professor Bob Langer, co-founder of Moderna, as our first interviewee.

    • Jun

      Wildtype Media Group is a grateful receipient of the Splice Lights On Fund, courtesy of Splice Media and the Facebook Journalism Project.

    • Jul

      The July 2019 print issue of Asian Scientist Magazine wins Gold in the Magazine Overall Design category of the Asian Media Awards 2020, organized by WAN-IFRA. The list of winners can be found here.

Asian Scientist In The News

VN EXPRESS: Two Vietnamese make magazine’s list of Asia’s top 100 scientists (July 21, 2019)

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: Where will evolution take us in the Fourth Industrial Revolution? (June 29, 2019)

MANILA BULLETIN: Senate adopts 2 resolutions commending 8 Filipino scientists, doctor (May 23, 2019)

ABS-CBN NEWS: Pinoy scientists hailed for work in medicine, astronomy, other fields (May 23, 2019)

THE STRAITS TIMES: New award to recognise lab technicians (April 27, 2019)

SINGAPORE EDB: Singapore: The Impossible Story (April 18, 2019)

RAPPLER: 8 of the leading Filipino scientists who make us proud (May 14, 2018)

INQUIRER.NET: De Lima seeks recognition for Pinoys on ‘2018 Asian Scientist 100’ list (May 11, 2018)

THE STRAITS TIMES: Drawing on fun to bridge science gap (July 14, 2017)

THE STRAITS TIMES: 26 bag prizes in science writing contest (July 8, 2017)

THE STRAITS TIMES: PHD Comics author to hold masterclass in Singapore (July 7, 2017)

GMA NEWS ONLINE: SEEKING ASIA’S BEST SCIENCE WRITERS: The Asian Scientist Writing Prize returns for a second run (April 17, 2017)

THE STRAITS TIMES: New supercomputer transforming research (January 31, 2017)

VIETHAMNET BRIDGE: HUTECH professor cited a top 100 Asian Scientist (June 30, 2016)

THE NATION: Two Thais in top 100 Asian scientists (May 6, 2017)

VIET NAM NEWS: Magazine names 100 scientists of Asia (May 2, 2017)

GMA NEWS ONLINE: Five Filipino scientists make it to Asian Scientist 100 list (May 3, 2016)

MANILA BULLETIN: Eight Filipino scientists cited in ‘Top 100 Asian Scientists (June 3, 2016)

THE STRAITS TIMES: Pioneer scientists to feature in SG50 book (January 27, 2015)

EUREKALERT: Asian Scientist Intelligence launched to meet science communication needs in Asia (July 29, 2014)

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THE STRAITS TIMES: Scientist starts magazine focusing on Asian research (January 1, 2014)

THE STAR: Scientist starts Asia’s first science magazine (January 1, 2014)

WORLD SCIENTIFIC: World Scientific invests in MIT Startup Asian Scientist (April 17, 2013)

MIT ALUMNI WEBSITE: Asian Scientist Magazine: Watch the Future Unfold (June 28, 2011)

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