KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC) under the Ministry of Health has clarified that it has already carried out adequate research on dengue.

In a time of technology, nowadays everything is on the palm of our hands. Let it be entertaining objects or health techs. All thanks to nanotechnology where it has helped to create compatible applications, making our daily life comfortable. That’s why research in nanotechnology has garnered millions of dollars.

COPENHAGEN, July 3: An arctic fox walked more than 4,415 kilometers (2,737 miles) to go from northern Norway to Canada’s far north in four months, Norwegian researchers said.

KATHMANDU, June 23: A two-day workshop 'Contemporary Concern on Mixed Methods Research', organized by Kathmandu University School of Education (KUSOED), concluded in Hattiban, Lalitpur.

LALITPUR, June 15: Recent advances in the field of air pollution research, specifically in the Hindu Kush Himalaya highlights the fact that the problem extends beyond local concerns to transboundary issues.

Scientists say an end to the "HIV pandemic" could be in sight after a study found that effective treatment can prevent sexual transmission of the virus.

NANJING, March 16: Chinese and American scientists in joint research found that the past 30 years are the warmest time in the past 2,000-year period, due to the effect of anthropogenic greenhouse gas.

KATHMANDU, March 15: In western Nepal where development is elusive, the abundant availability of water resources is considered as the pathway to its economic prosperity.

Opening of Nepal Research Bhavan

March 3, 2019 19:26 pm

There are 4000 volumes of books on important topics of Nepal like history, culture, anthropology, etc. He added, “There is no limitation on who should come and use the library or not. It is for everyone and we are looking forward to making it bigger and better.”

Emerging study fields

January 25, 2019 09:51 am

The concept of work and career is evolving, now more than ever. With advancements in the fields of science, psychology, and technology, new doors are constantly opening in which a particular sector overlaps with another and new and exciting study fields are created. This gives people an opportunity to study and research in various fascinating aspects of science to psychology to video games.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Chakra Pani Khanal has expressed dissatisfaction over functioning of the Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC), stating that farmers are not benefiting from research carried out by the government agency.

A science and spiritual amalgamation

November 27, 2018 09:08 am

Working at the intersection of arts and research, Bharat Giri finds his ideas no far from science. A researcher in spiritual science, his work is keenly crafted in intensive studies on subjects that are interlinked with human mind, behavior and existence. His early interest in contrastingly different subjects started as a Bsc. Student and a meditation practitioner two decades ago. Having graduated in culture in 2012, he recently earned a degree in Buddhism studies from Tribhuvan University in 2018. He successfully participated in International Scientific Conference held in Kathmandu in 2016 and 2017 respectively.

First gene-edited babies claimed in China

November 26, 2018 03:24 am

HONG KONG, Nov 26: A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies — twin girls born this month whose DNA he said he altered with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC) has been conducting the study of status and effects of Sickle Cell Anaemia (SCA) prevalent among the Thaurus in Barbardia Municipality of Bardiya district, housing the highest Tharu population in the country.

Undermining research

September 26, 2018 02:00 am

The expensive private hospitals in Kathmandu and beyond have the passion for conducting research of public health importance. The names would make us believe so, for the phrase ‘research center’ is attached to names of these hospitals. It turns out that the name is meant to deceive.

Fish oil supplements do not help prevent heart attacks or strokes in people with diabetes, said a study Monday that adds to a growing body of research on the ineffectiveness of pills containing omega-3 fatty acids.

School of Management Tribhuvan University (SOMTU) and Operational Research Society of Nepal (ORSN) jointly organized a three day pre-conference “APORS 2018 Workshop on Questionnaire Construction with R-Script” from August 3 to5.

Time is running out for the tropics: Extinction of hundreds of species due to deforestation, over-fishing and climate change is 'imminent' unless we act NOW, new research warns.

Normalizing research

July 3, 2018 01:30 am

We must begin to value research as normal and necessary for teaching and learning, academic and professional success, social and economic progress

Clean water accessibility is a concerning issue brought by the alarming rate of population growth. The addition of more heads to the already existing seven billion humans compels researchers to rethink the management of water sources to address the global need. At this crucial time, Yadu Pokhrel – assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Michigan State University (MSU) is conducting a research on freshwater system management.

LALITPUR, May 24: Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) has started research on developing aromatic rice species after the demand rise.

The US, alongside France and the UK, launched a massive missile attack against Syria on April 14 in response to what the Western states claim had been a chemical attack in the city of Douma in Eastern Ghouta, which had been immediately blamed on Damascus.

Drinking coffee and tea every day may actually benefit people with heart troubles.

Stephen Hawking submitted a research paper predicting the end of the world and how scientists could detect evidence of another universe, just two weeks before his death. Professor Hawking passed away on Wednesday at the age of 76 at his home in Cambridge.

DHANKUTA, Feb 26: The National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) has started research on production of Nepali variety of tea.

DHANKUTA, Feb 26: The National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) has started research on production of Nepali variety of tea.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the Embassy of Republic of Korea have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a project titled “Integrated Rural Development of Nepal through Strengthening Research and Development Capacity of Kathmandu University.” The MoU was signed by Finance Secretary Shankar Prasad Adhikari and South Korean envoy to Nepal, Park Young-sik at the ministry on Tuesday.

Expanding research dynamics in Nepal

January 23, 2018 10:04 am

Known for his innovative contribution in the field of research, Santosh Gartaula, 31, is one of the co-founders of Bikas Udhyami which is a social innovation hub and consultancy firm founded in 2016.

DAMAK, Jan 21: The number of people donating their body after death for research and academic purpose is increasing of late.

Nepali doctors who plagiarized a Nigerian research paper and published it as a report relating to western Nepal have expressed regret for their misdeed and promised not to repeat it.

Research Café in Nepal

November 22, 2017 08:16 am

Wouldn’t it be awesome to discuss research with a tad of wine (or maybe juice, if you don’t drink)?

KATMANDU, Oct 13: Bali Medical Journal (BMJ) in Indonesia has blacklisted five Kathmandu University doctors and one Indian doctor after learning that a research article published by them in the journal had been lifted from the Nepal Medical College Journal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: A team of six doctors has been found plagiarizing the findings of research carried out by another team of three doctors, thereby violating the Copyrights Act.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed that the National Archives should be developed as a research center.

KATHMANDU, September 10: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed the need for establishing an international level science research laboratory in the country.

Call to establish research center

July 12, 2017 13:35 pm

It’s already time. It’s now or never. We have been deprived of a proper extensive research centre for a very long time now, and we are already late to catch-up with the rest of the world.

KATHMANDU, March 23: A four-day workshop entitled Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD), a policy research and implementation initiative of Harvard Kennedy School is underway in the capital. The workshop kicked off on Monday and will conclude on Thursday.

The Center for Molecular Dynamics- Nepal (CMDN) - a research institute working in public health and biodiversity- focuses on laboratory research and research based on surveys.

TU research centers heading nowhere

February 1, 2017 02:23 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: The research centers of Tribhuvan University (TU) established with the aim to promote academic and applied research works for the development of the nation are heading nowhere. The professors and researchers are more interested in working with donors and NGOs rather than contributing in making the research centers as think-tank of the country.

NAWALPARASI, Jan 29: A research team comprising representatives from Nepal, India and Bangladesh will be taking stock of the water resources' in these three countries.

Whither research?

November 29, 2016 00:15 am

Unlike in India and China the universities in Nepal don’t publish any quality journals

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal today pledged to establish an academy for research and study on Himalayas.

NEW YORK, July 13: A potentially giant earthquake may be building up beneath Bangladesh and eastern India and could endanger as many as 140 million people, a study said on Monday

KATHMANDU, July 5: The Office of Attorney General has unveiled its second five-year strategic plan on Monday with goals of making effective and evidence-based prosecution of government cases and institutional strengthening of attorneys under the office.

Mustang, June 28: A government team arrived in Mustang on Monday to carry out a study on possible fuel and salt mines.