Putting a Human Face on Science, Technology and Innovation / Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi Berteraskan Manusia

Having just returned from the 14th Annual Meeting of the Science and Technology for Society Forum that was held in early October in Kyoto, Japan, there are three inspiring lessons Malaysia could learn from their science, technology and innovation agenda. “I am a big believer in what science and technology can do. To solve some… Read More

#REAKSI BAJET 2018: Pusat Pembelajaran STEM Berupaya Bangunkan Modal Insan – Madius

KOTA KINABALU, 27 Okt (Bernama) — Penubuhan Pusat Pembelajaran STEM (Sains, Teknologi dan Kejuruteraan dan Matematik) Kebangsaan seperti diumumkan Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak dalam Bajet 2018, berupaya membangunkan modal insan ‘by design and not by chance’, kata Menteri Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau. Katanya penubuhan pusat pembelajaran itu… Read More

Saintis Muda Kebanggaan Negara di Pentas ASEAN

Semasa Mesyuarat Menteri Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi ASEAN yang ke-17 yang diadakan di Nyi Pi Taw, Myanmar, beberapa anugerah saintis muda peringkat ASEAN juga telah di sampaikan. Selaku Menteri Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi Malaysia saya sangat berbangga kerana Malaysia telah merangkul tiga anugerah seperti berikut: 1. ASEAN Outstanding Scientist and Technologist Award (AOSTA) dimenangi oleh… Read More

Adopt Guidelines for Earthquake-Resistant Buildings / Bangunan Tahan Gempa Demi Meredakan Kebimbangan Rakyat

It was devastating yet not too surprising to learn of the two powerful earthquakes that struck Mexico in only two weeks last month. The first occurred on 8th September with a magnitude of 8.1 and the second on 19th of a 7.1 magnitude. After the first quake, the worst-hit states of Tabasco, Oaxaca and Chiapas were left… Read More

Work Smart in the Field

We could be tracking the productivity of plantations industries such as palm oil and rubber through as precisely as each plant, rather than by a plot. The “wellbeing” of each tree can be monitored and prescribed interventions – for example to be irrigated, fertilised or applied with pesticide.   Ripe commodities could be identified accurately,… Read More