QS Asia

UTM researchers develop haemodialysis system using membrane technology

Malaysia – Statistically, it is estimated that one in twelve Malaysians has kidney failure and millions more are at risk. Commonly, these patients need dialysis treatment […]

Virtual tissue slides with virtual microscopes for learning histology

Taiwan – Histology is an essential basic science during the first two years of medical school for students at Kaohsiung Medical University (KMU). In the histology […]

Looking to AI to help support a greying Japanese society

Japan – A rapidly shrinking and aging workforce is one of the Japan’s foremost concerns. In 2016, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stated that this actually incentivises […]

First proof of rhinoceroses’ ability to compensate for gender imbalance

New Zealand – Rhinoceroses have the ability to modify the sex of their offspring, according to new research led by Victoria University of Wellington. The study, […]

AIDS researcher awarded US$3 million to study treatment gaps in HIV positive populations

United States of America – University of South Carolina professor Dr Xiaoming Li has been awarded a US$3.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health […]

Forensic students at Amity Dubai carry out unique ballistic tests

United Arab Emirates – In a unique project in the area of forensic ballistics, Amity University Dubai students, Mohammed Omar Bin Hendi and Ms Nisreen Hassan, […]

World Science Forum for the first time in Middle East

Jordan – Under the theme of “Science for Peace” the World Science Forum (WSF) will be held from 7–11 November 2017 at King Hussein Bin Talal […]

A new source of gelatine: camel skin

United Arab Emirates – Research by a United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) team, which is aiming to identify a new, halal-respecting source of a gelatine that […]

A pill to synthesise exercise benefits

Lebanon – The beneficial effects of physical activity are hardly a secret nowadays. The scientific explanation lies in a protein named BDNF or “Miracle-Gro” for its […]

The only university outside of North America to receive CIDA independent accreditation

United Arab Emirates – The interior design programme offered by the American University in Dubai (AUD) has been accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation […]