The publication of all ten issues of the Scientific Malaysian (SciMy) magazine would not have been possible without the tremendous efforts and dedication by the magazine team. In this special feature, we asked our team members to share their experiences of being part of the magazine team.
by Koay Jun Yi The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) has been touted as the most ambitious scientific endeavour in human history. It will be a radio telescope made up of more than 3000 individual antennas and dishes, spanning two continents. In a single day, the …
The International AIDS Society (IAS) and National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) Research Fellowship is a fellowship programme established in 2009 to promote research in drug use and HIV. This year, it was awarded to four outstanding recipients during the 7th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2013) held in Kuala Lumpur. One of the recipients is Dr. Sin How Lim, a postdoctoral researcher from the University of Malaya. Scientific Malaysian News Editor, Azilleo Kristo Mozihim had the opportunity to speak to him at the IAS 2013 conference.
Society in Science – The Branco Weiss Fellowship was founded in 2002 by the late Swiss entrepreneur, Dr. Branco Weiss. The aim is to provide researchers a platform to extend their scientific work in the natural sciences and engineering. The foundation is coordinated by ETH …
Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine: Facilitating translational biomedical research in Malaysia
Perdana University, a medical university established in collaboration with the John Hopkins University School of Medicine was recently launched in Malaysia. Dr Patti Gravitt, an Associate Professor at the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Vice Dean of Research of Perdana University Graduate School Of Medicine, gives us an overview of the university’s research missions. Dr Gravitt also highlights the importance of translational medicine and how the School of Medicine at Perdana University aims to bring the advances in research from bench to bedside.