March 30, 2020

Nuclear Science at the Service of Mankind

Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and the Academy of Sciences Malaysia co-organised the lecture featuring Professor Qaim on 7 February 2020. Professor Qaim’s lecture sets out to survey the achievements, potentials and limitations of nuclear sciences that are relevant to peaceful applications. His lecture would show that nuclear sciences can be beneficial to the basic requirements of mankind.
March 30, 2020

First Regional Meeting of AASSA Working Group on Climate Change & Health

In response to addressing the urgency of climate change and its effects on the health of the Asian region, the first Regional Meeting of the Association of Academies and Societies in Asia (AASSA) Working Group on Climate Change and Health was held from 24 to 25 February in Kuala Lumpur. Professor Yoo Hang Kim, President of AASSA, was in attendance to provide a brief introduction on AASSA and shared his experience of the former InterAcademy Panel (IAP) Project.
February 20, 2020

Local & Transboundary Pollution Act Feasibility Study

On 21 January 2020, a stakeholder engagement workshop was held in ASM on the Local & Transboundary Pollution Act Feasibility Study. The Workshop was carried out to gather feedback from government agencies, NGOs, CSOs, industry players and research institutes. A total of 65 people has attended the workshop and given their valuable input on the implication and implementation direction of the proposed act.
February 20, 2020

Courting Connectors: A Conceptual Briefing of i-Connect to Potential Neutral Entities

The Malaysian Collaborative Network Platform for Disruptive Innovation or i-CONNECT for short, is an initiative to create and nurture a conducive innovation ecosystem in Malaysia towards increasing disruptive innovation. i-CONNECT also enables Malaysia to leverage on new economic opportunities for Malaysian industries to enter emerging markets.
February 20, 2020

1st National Science Challenge Stakeholders’ Engagement Workshop

The Workshop was attended by NSC stakeholders such as the mentor teachers, officers from state education departments and also from the organising committee. Everyone presented their experience with NSC from their point of view, from the preliminary level, up to the Grand Final of the science competition.
January 30, 2020

ASM Special Interest Group: Machine Learning

Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) in partnership with Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology (CREST) held a series of stakeholder engagements in the fourth quarter of 2019. ASM and CREST aim to formulate a position paper to call for a national AI agenda that champions explicitly the deployment of AI and ML through science, technology and innovation (STI) for the benefit of the citizens of Malaysia.
January 30, 2020

Fuel the Impact!

The 2019 Colloquium also featured special guests from the ASEAN region. Members of the Thai Young Scientists Academy (TYSA) and the ASEAN Young Scientists Network (ASEAN YSN) formed a panel for a sharing session.
December 13, 2019

Charting a New Path For Innovation

The I-CONNECT and Malaysia Open Science Platform (MOSP) initiatives were officiated by the Minister of MESTECC, YB Puan Yeo Bee Yin, during a Launching Ceremony held on 7 November 2019 at the Putrajaya Convention Centre (PICC).
December 13, 2019

Open Minds, Spark Ideas: the 2019 ASM FAScinate™

In conjunction with ASM’s 25th Anniversary next year, the ASM Fellows’ Lecture series has been rebranded as FAScinate™. FAScinate™ is a play on the word “fascinate” combined with “FASc”, the abbreviation for Fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia.
December 13, 2019

Top Recognition for Outstanding Malaysians

Nine Top Research Scientists, 27 new Fellows and one Senior Fellow were the highlights of the 2019 Conferment of Fellowship of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia and the Announcement of the 2019 Top Research Scientists Malaysia (TRSM).
December 13, 2019

Recognising the Fusion of Art and Science

Following the recognition of Malaysia’s top scientific minds, Deputy Minister of MESTECC YB Puan Isnaraissah Munirah Majilis also launched the ASM ArtScience™ Initiative during the 2019 Conferment Ceremony and Announcement of 2019 Top Research Scientists Malaysia.
December 2, 2019

The Haze Problem: A Blame Game or an Endgame?

ASM held its 32nd IdeaXchange session on 15 October 2019 titled The Haze Problem: A Blame Game or an Endgame? The forum-style session featured five panellists from the government and academic sectors to discuss integrative measures that can be taken proactively to resolve the transboundary haze crisis.