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Research universities to propel Malaysia into a developed nation


By Ainul Huda Mohamed Saaid Research and development (R&D) undertaken by higher education institutions are indispensable in propelling Malaysia towards a developed nation status. Therefore, the government under the 10th Malaysia Plan has elevated the status of five universities – Universiti Malaya (UM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) ... Read More »

Malaysia: Govt to continue funding public research universities

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Encouraged by the performance of local academics in research and publishing articles in international journals, the government said it will continue providing grants for public universities. In the last budget, the government allocated RM600 million as research grants for public institutions of higher learning. “We would like to maintain the same budget. Our research universities are getting better now. We ... Read More »

Five MoUs signed between M’sian institutions and US counterparts

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak witnessed the signing of five memoranda of understanding between Malaysian research universities and their counterparts in the United States, ranging in areas from nanotechnology to human capital development. The Prime Minister, who chaired the second Global Science and Innovation Advisory Council (GSIAC) meeting, witnessed the ex-changing of the documents at the New York Academy of ... Read More »

Malaysia: Qualifying made easier for graduates from unrecognised foreign universities

Medical graduates from unrecognised universities overseas can now sit for the Medical Qualifying Examination (MQE) at all 16 medical schools in the country, including private universities. Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said previously these graduates could only sit for the exam at three local universities — Universiti Malaya (UM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). ... Read More »

Malaysia: Standardise evaluation of medical graduates

There have been nearly 1,000 medical graduates in Malaysia from unrecognised universities since 1992. Many come from poor families and can only dream of enrolling in a recognised university because the agent and tuition fees are extremely high. Although some of these universities are actually affordable, middle men (agents) make them unaffordable because of commission charges which are up to ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes