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Mitigating floods with an electronic brain
20-July-2016

A computer model that can “learn” similarly to the human brain could help water resource managers mitigate damage in cases of extreme flooding, according to research published in the Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology.

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
 
Guiding Economic Growth through National Action Plans: Protect, Respect and Remedy
4-July-2016

A unique United Nations commissioned academic research collaboration has issued recommendations on the prevention and mitigation of business-related human rights abuses in the Global South.

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Contact: Office of Research Institution: Singapore Management University
 
How Culture Shapes Our Behaviour
4-July-2016

Researchers from Singapore Management University are unlocking how our cultural identity shapes our lives and attitudes, even at a subconscious level.

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Contact: Office of Research Institution: Singapore Management University
 
Aid & Development Asia Summit highlights role of innovations and collaboration in improving aid delivery and strengthening health resilience in South-east Asia
30-June-2016

The 2nd annual Aid & Development Asia Summit was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 21-22 June 2016 at the United Nations Conference Centre.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
 
How teenagers justify smoking
29-June-2016

Many young smokers in Malaysia start smoking when they are attending secondary school and rationalise that the benefits of smoking are greater than its risks, according to recent studies in the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities (JSSH).

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