Meet the Scientist: Dr. Lim Boo Liat

Meet the Scientist: Dr. Lim Boo Liat

This is a two-part interview where Dr. Lim walked us through his journey of becoming an established zoologist in Malaysia. In the first part of this interview, we get to know Dr. Lim’s humble beginning as a Lab Assistant at the Institute for Medical Research (IMR) post World World II (WWII) in 1947 to eventually being offered a Master of Science (MSc.) degree without having a formal Bachelor (BSc.) degree.

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The Night Watch: Working the night shift at CERN

The Night Watch: Working the night shift at CERN

The ATLAS Control Room (ACR) resembles a starship bridge at a lower level of alertness, with some individuals attempting to write analysis code, one of my neighbours watching a movie and another making conversation over Skype. We’re also nervously eyeing the shift leader’s banjo case, wondering when the instrument might come out to play. Welcome to the ACR late night special.

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A Step Towards a Future in Cancer Research

A Step Towards a Future in Cancer Research

An undergraduate internship experience by Lim Mei Chee. Having lost my grandfather and cousin to cancer, I have long vowed to myself that one day, I will help in the quest to find a cure or to improve the situation. As a Biomedical Sciences student, I was given the opportunity to learn more about how our body systems work.

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PhD in Vienna (Part II)

PhD in Vienna (Part II)

Mamduh Zabidi shares his experience as a PhD student in Vienna, Austria. He is currently pursuing his doctorate degree at the Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP).

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Project Collab: Transforming future space exploration missions with microfluidic technologies

Project Collab: Transforming future space exploration missions with microfluidic technologies

Microfluidic technology has attracted attention of researchers from chemistry and biomedical sciences since its early development with the aim of limiting resource usage and waste reduction. By modifying the microfluidic devices and pulling in new technologies, the device could potentially transform future space exploration missions to be safer, more reliable and sustainable. Check out the microfluidic research carried out by Dr. Jitkai Chin (University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, UNMC) & Tengku Farah Wahida Ku Chik (National Space Agency Malaysia, ANGKASA).

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