Category: News & Events

Achievements of ANCST in 2017

ACHIEVEMENTS OF ANCST IN 2017 Since its establishment, the Asian Network on Climate Science and Technology (ANCST) has assembled some 800 scientists in Asia, comprising researchers, policy-makers, private sector practitioners and early career researchers, through 28 workshops and associated events.

Regional Science-Policy Dialogue on Science, Technology and Innovation for Bridging Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

The Regional Science-Policy Dialogue is convened by the Asian Network on Climate Science and Technology (ANCST), UNISDR Asian Science Technology Academia Advisory Committee (ASTAAG) and Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) in conjunction with the National Disaster Management Agency

[email protected] | Training Workshop on the Predictability of Extreme Weather Events

OVERVIEW The second Malaysia Window to Cambridge at Univerisiti Kebangsaan Malaysia ([email protected]) Training Workshop on the Predictability of Extreme Weather Events will be held on 14-16 November 2017 in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. The first day consists of regional presentations on


Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s Southeast Asia Disaster Prevention Research Initiative (SEADPRI-UKM) in collaboration with the Malaysian Association of Risk and Insurance Management (MARIM) Malaysia are convening the SEADPRI-UKM Forum 2017 on “Flood Modelling for Insurers: From Data to Decisions”. The event will

CCOP-SEADPRI-ANCST Workshop on Disasters and Heritage Areas

 Invitation to present country experience or case study Introduction Heritage Areas or Sites, are cultural and/or natural sites considered to be of outstanding value, selected on the basis of having cultural, historical, and scientific; or some other form of significance.

[email protected] – Training Workshop on Geohazards and Disaster Risk Reduction

OVERVIEW The inaugural Malaysia Window to Cambridge at Univerisiti Kebangsaan Malaysia ([email protected]) training workshop on “Geohazards and Disaster Risk Reduction: Communicating with Stakeholders” will be held in conjunction with the National Geoscience Conference 2017 (NGC 2017) organised by the Geological

Urban Meteorology and Climate Conference

URBAN METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATE CONFERENCE 25-26 May 2017 Lecture Theatre 12, Academic Building 1, City University of Hong Kong According to the United Nations, since 2008, over half of the world’s population resides in urban areas, and the percentage continues

Fellowship for Young Scientists

[email protected] Fellowship for Young Scientists Fellowships will be made available to enable young scientists from Malaysia and Asia to participate in the [email protected] In 2017, a unique opportunity is offered to two eligible candidates for learning, training and networking away

Launching Ceremony of [email protected]

The Malaysia Window to Cambridge ([email protected]) is the culmination of a collaboration that was initiated in 2012 that led to the signing of the Cooperation Agreement between Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and the Cambridge Malaysian Education and Development Trust (CMEDT), in

Conference on Flood Catastrophes in a Changing Environment (CFCCE’16)

THEME: Integrating EVERYTHING WHO CAN SUBMIT: Any researchers involving flood AND climate change including engineers, social scientists, surveyors, scientists, researchers, policy makers and other professionals involving a wide range of technical and management topics related to flooding as well as topics