Life Science Students Participate in International Ecology Field Course in Okinawa

The 2017 International Ecology and Diversity Joint Field Course was hosted by the University of the Ryukyus in Okinawa, Japan during July 28 to August 6. Besides students and faculty members of the Japanese host university, participants in the 10-day summer program also included six students and faculty members from Thailand’s Prince of Songkla University, three from Indonesia’s… Read More »

A Seminar by Steve Ahn from KAIST to NTU MBA Students

My Journey from an Engineer to an Entrepreneur The NTU Garage, an earliest-stage student startup incubator at NTU, invited Prof. Steve Ahn from Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST) to give a speech to NTU Global MBA (GMBA) and other MBA students. Steve Ahn joined KAIST in 2014 as a professor and was also Director for… Read More »

Saving the Planet One Dollar at A Time

Continuing its campaign to save endangered ecosystems through a worldwide crowd-funding strategy, This is My Earth (TiME) has closed out 2017 with enough funds to purchase a 7,000 dunam track of wild jungle lands in the Peruvian Amazon. The lands are home to such remarkable species as the Spectacled Bear, White Fronted Monkey and Jaguars. These animals, along with several other species… Read More »

Japanese Colonial Building Home to Medical Humanities Museum

The building that is now home to the NTU Museum of Medical Humanities was built in 1907 during the Japanese colonial period, and formerly housed the Faculty of Medicine of NTU’s predecessor, Taihoku Imperial University. Located on the College of Medicine campus, the beautiful European neoclassical-style building was designed by JuroKondo, a renowned architect at the time. While… Read More »

Bar-Ilan University and Hungary’s Milton Friedman University Ink Academic Cooperation Agreement

Israel-Hungary bilateral cooperation will reach new heights following a cooperation agreement signed between Bar-Ilan University and the Milton Friedman University of Budapest. The agreement calls for the exchange of up to ten PhD students per academic year, post-doctoral exchange, staff exchange and participation both in teaching and research projects, scientific cooperation, and joint conferences and workshops. The agreement… Read More »

QI welcomes new Research Leader in genomics and antimicrobial resistance of bacteria

The Quadram Institute is pleased to welcome Dr Alison Mather as a new Research Leader, working in the area of microbes in the food chain. Alison’s background is in genomic epidemiology, using whole genome sequencing to understand the evolution and ecology of bacteria and antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Alison joins us from the University of Cambridge, where she used… Read More »


On behalf of the Vice Chancellor, Professor Labode Popoola, the University Community and general public is hereby informed that the unfortunate incident, which occurred this afternoon in one of the lecture rooms has been put under control. All the affected students are in stable conditions, having been attended to by a team of Medical Personnel from the University Medical… Read More »

International Scientific Advisory Board commends MU improvements

The International Scientific Advisory Board, which was established last year, recently held a meeting in Brno. At the meeting, members learned about developments at the university over the past year and the steps taken to address the recommendations they gave the university last year. The board consists of four internationally renowned experts: Professor Josef Jiřičný from the University of… Read More »

UvA appoints five Confidential Advisers for Academic Integrity

The Executive Board has appointed five new Confidential Advisers for Academic Integrity. Each of the UvA campuses now has its own Confidential Adviser. Emeritus professor Hanneke de Haes, who served as the Confidential Adviser for the entire UvA until recently, will continue her work as the Confidential Adviser at the AMC Campus. The Confidential Advisor for Academic Integrity… Read More »