Issue 3 / 2012

News Highlights

News Highlights

News articles published on Scientific Malaysian between April to July 2012.

Understanding Earthquakes Part 2

Understanding Earthquakes Part 2

Why do some earthquakes lead to tsunami? Dr Afroz Ahmad Shah, a research fellow at the Earth Observatory Sciences (EOS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, explains.

Introduction to Journal Impact Factor and h-Index

Introduction to Journal Impact Factor and h-Index

Dr Chun-Yang Yin, a lecturer at Murdoch University, Western Australia introduces the journal Impact Factor and h-index.

Internationalising the national education system via the teaching and learning of Science and Mathematics in English (PPSMI)

Internationalising the national education system via the teaching and learning of Science and Mathematics in English (PPSMI)

Tunku Munawirah Putra, the Honorary Secretary of Parent Action Group for Education Malaysia (PAGE), explains why she thinks that Science and Mathematics should be taught in English.

Meet the Scientist – Professor Sheila Nathan

Meet the Scientist – Professor Sheila Nathan

SciMy speaks to Prof Sheila Nathan. the Director of the Comparative Genomics and Genetics Research Centre at the Malaysia Genome Institute (GENOM Malaysia).

Life at CERN: Are you a physicist or an engineer?

Life at CERN: Are you a physicist or an engineer?

A regular column by a Yi Ling, a Malaysian who used to work at CERN, the world’s largest particle physics laboratory.

PhD – getting it the Kiwi way!

PhD – getting it the Kiwi way!

Dr Valerie Soo tells us about her experience doing a PhD in New Zealand.

Life as a Postdoc at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Life as a Postdoc at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Dr Oon Chern Ein shares about her life as a postdoc in the research institute famous for the Nobel Prize award.