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Times Higher Education Innovation & Impact Summit PolyU showcases high-impact innovative research and teaching
31-May-2017

More than 200 participants, including influential higher education and industry leaders, entrepreneurs and policy-makers around the globe, gather in Hong Kong this week to empower universities’ economic and social impact through innovative research and teaching.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
Refugee scientists: The way forward
22-May-2017

A workshop co-organised by leading science organisations has produced a comprehensive set of recommendations for supporting refugee researchers fleeing from conflict and war.

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Contact: Sean Treacy Institution: TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world
 
Strengthening the governance of Islamic banks
16-May-2017

Although the Islamic finance industry is growing at a rapid rate, researchers have highlighted areas of governance that must be reformed.

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Contact: Darmarajah Nadarajah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
 
Environment benefits from large middle class in some Asian countries
11-May-2017

A large middle class in Thailand and Indonesia is demanding more environmental protection; something not happening in other developing South-East Asian nations.

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
 
Mitigating floods with an electronic brain
9-May-2017

A computer model that can ‘learn’ like a human brain could help water resource managers reduce damage in cases of extreme flooding.

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
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