The Marie Curie Fellowship at CERN: A Personal Account

The Marie Curie Fellowship at CERN: A Personal Account

A personal account of a Malaysian working at the site of the world’s largest particle physics laboratory, written by Yi Ling Hwong. It was a hot and humid day in the peak of summer in July 2008. I was in a room somewhere inside CERN, too early in the morning, and too casually dressed for…

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Understanding Earthquake

Understanding Earthquake

Earthquakes continuously pose unremitting threats to our young, 10,000-year-old, civilization. There are ample evidences to map a complete profile of vulnerabilities which we have been facing in the recent past. The devastations of Acehnese and Thai coasts (2004), Kashmir…

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Revealing the reality of PPSMI

Revealing the reality of PPSMI

Teaching of Mathematics and Science in English (PPSMI), the brainchild of then Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohammad, was implemented in 2003. Try picturing us 30 years on after the abolishment of the PPSMI, what…

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Project Collab: Earthquake geology of Southeast Asia

Project Collab: Earthquake geology of Southeast Asia

Research Title: Earthquake geology of Southeast Asia Name of researcher: Dr Afroz Ahmad Shah (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) Category: Researchers Abroad Keywords/Tags: earth sciences, earthquake,…

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Project Collab: Nutraceutical powder and beverages

Project Collab: Nutraceutical powder and beverages

Research Title: Nutraceutical powder and beverages Name of researcher: Kelvin Soo (Furley Bioextracts Sdn. Bhd.) Category: Researchers in Malaysia Keywords/Tags: biotechnology, food technology Research Summary:…

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