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Aid & Development Asia Summit highlights role of innovations and collaboration in improving aid delivery and strengthening health resilience in South-east Asia
30-June-2016

The 2nd annual Aid & Development Asia Summit was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 21-22 June 2016 at the United Nations Conference Centre.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
 
How teenagers justify smoking
29-June-2016

Many young smokers in Malaysia start smoking when they are attending secondary school and rationalise that the benefits of smoking are greater than its risks, according to recent studies in the Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities (JSSH).

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
 
Exploring the prehistory of Palawan Island through human remains
23-June-2016

Researchers are excavating human remains from caves in Palawan Island in the Philippines to learn more about the diversity of burial and other cultural practices over the past 10,000 years.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
 
Exploring the global flow of digital labour
22-June-2016

An international research team is investigating who benefits from the globalisation of online work, hoping to identify how government policies can help to avoid the creation of digital sweatshops.

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Contact: Kyle Brown Institution: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
 
Computer models show park microclimates improve city life
22-June-2016

Computer modelling based on microclimate data from a Malaysian public park has shown how adding trees and grass can improve living conditions in dense city cores.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
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