September 20, 2018

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (Dedicated to Physics)

Every year, the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting is dedicated to one of the three natural science Nobel Prize disciplines of Chemistry, Physics and Physiology/Medicine. Once every five years, an interdisciplinary meeting featuring all three natural sciences will be held. In addition, a Lindau Meeting that focuses on the Economic Sciences is held every three years.
September 20, 2018

Capacity Building Workshop Towards Establishing Open Science Consortia for APEC

The Academy of Sciences Malaysia has put forward a proposal for the establishment of an Open Science Consortia to tackle global challenges at a Capacity Building Workshop on 12 August 2018 during the the 12th APEC Policy Partnership in Science, Technology and Innovation (PPSTI) Meeting in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
September 20, 2018

Institutional Frameworks for Innovation Networks

The new economy is about knowledge intensiveness and enhanced innovation capacity, fuelled by the digital revolution and rapid technological advancement. A country needs to evolve to leverage on the new economy, by making collaborative networks a necessary platform on which it could survive.
August 30, 2018

2018 Induction Session for Newly Elected Fellows

Every year, the Academy of Sciences Malaysia welcomes a new batch of prolific and distinguished Malaysian cognoscenti into its stellar line-up of honourable ASM Fellows. On 19 July 2018, the Academy welcomed a roster of 29 Fellows at the 2018 Induction Session for newly elected Fellows.
August 30, 2018

The CERN Experience Part 2: Fahmi Ibrahim

Basically, my assignment at CERN was divided into two sections. Determination of time differences between two hits in the same fiber and determination of a non-biased estimator for the efficiency of FACT fibers.
August 30, 2018

The CERN Experience Part 2: Yohashama Kumaran

For my project, I was assigned to characterise Silicon Photomultipliers (SiPM), more specifically the Hamamatsu S13360-1350CS. This is the SiPM being used in the (Cosmic Ray Tagger) system that is built at CERN for the ICARUS experiment.
August 30, 2018

The CERN Experience Part 2: Mirza Basyir Rodhuan

During my fourth week here, the first task in my first project was to make five circuit breakers for five MCP power supplies. During the sixth week, the second task was to assemble the connection and panels of five MCP power supplies boxes, since the power supplies only arrived on Friday of the fifth week.
August 30, 2018

29th ASM IdeaXchange: National Policy on Science, Technology and Innovation (NPSTI) Study

The 29th ASM IdeaXchange was held in ASM on 1 August 2018, with the focus placed on the National Policy on Science, Technology and Innovation (NPSTI) Study.
August 30, 2018

MESTECC Ministers’ Visit to ASM

The Academy of Sciences Malaysia warmly welcomed the Minister and Deputy Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) to its office at MATRADE Tower on 19 July 2018.
August 30, 2018

ASM Briefing to the Malaysian Council of Eminent Persons (CEP)

ASM President Professor Datuk Dr Asma Ismail FASc and ASM Vice-president Academician Datuk Dr Tengku Mohd Azzman Shariffadeen FASc were invited to meet with the Malaysian Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) on 19 July 2018. The briefing to the CEP by ASM was titled “Reinventing National Innovation Ecosystem for a Progressive Malaysia”.
August 30, 2018

7th ASEAN Plus Three Junior Science Odyssey

Philippine Science High School (SOCCSKSARGEN Region Campus) who represented Team Philippines B emerged as the overall champions of the 7th ASEAN Plus Three Junior Science Odyssey (APT JSO). The overall runner-up title went to Sekolah Menengah Sains Kuching Sarawak representing Team Malaysia D. Meanwhile, Team Republic of Korea B, which was represented by students from different schools, took home the title of the overall second runner-up.
August 30, 2018

2018 National Science Challenge: Semi Final Round

Four teams have triumphed over 12 others to secure the top spots at the 2018 National Science Challenge (NSC) Semi Final. SMK King George V (Negeri Sembilan), Kolej Yayasan Saad (Melaka), MRSM Tun Abdul Razak Pekan (Pahang) and the Wild Card Team from Kedah (represented by students from SMJK Sin Min, MRSM Langkawi and MRSM Kubang Pasu) have qualified to represent their respective states at the 2018 NSC Grand Final.
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