Two Taiwan universities to start final merger discussion in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Yang-Ming University (NYMU) and Chiao Tung University (NCTU) will decide whether to merge together as National Yang-Ming and Chiao Tung University (YMCT) later in...

Taiwan’s Team NCTU competes in DARPA Subterranean Challenge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A team from National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) left for the US today (Aug. 12) to compete in the Subterranean Challenge, a robotics competition held by the United States'...

11 Taiwan institutions rank among top 500 in latest QS World University Rankings

A total of 11 Taiwan universities are among the top 500 globally, according to the latest QS World University Rankings released June 19. Taipei City-based National Taiwan University leads the way ...

Startup finding success with new contactless blood pressure sensor

TAIPEI --A Taiwanese university startup, which has developed image-sensing technology to measure a person's blood pressure and heartbeat simply by looking at his/her face, is starting to find comm...

AI cooperation pacts inked by Taiwan, Singapore

A pair of memorandums of understanding on artificial intelligence cooperation were inked May 27 in Taipei City between two local AI research facilities and Singapore-headquartered Certis Group, accord...

Taiwanese schools form alliance to fight stroke with new tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three academic institutions in Taiwan are teaming up to create a “Digital Medical Alliance” to establish a platform combining the Internet of Things, smart tec...

CommonWealth: Taiwan universities fall prey to predatory journals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After six months of collaboration with German-based Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), Taiwan's CommonthWealth Magazine recently published a 14-page investigative report on a mo...

Taiwan industry calls for increased investment in bridging AI skills gap

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwan-based AI-driven marketing company on Wednesday warned about a widening skills gap in Taiwan in the age of digital transformation, and urged the corporate world to...

New student-developed app allows Taiwan commuters to access live traffic info

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A professor and three research students from National Chiao Tung University’s Information Engineering Department have produced a road safety app that updates drivers...

Scooters biggest killers of university students in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to statistics released by National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), 85 percent of road traffic accidents in Taiwan involve scooters, and fifty percent of scooter in...

MoE: Taiwan university and college departments closing due to declining birth rates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to statistics provided by the Ministry of Education (MoE), a total of 172 courses across colleges and universities throughout Taiwan will be suspended in 2019 du...

Student at UN climate conference in Poland says he’s from ‘Taiwan, China’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Taiwanese student speaking at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in the Polish city of Katowice introduced himself as coming from ‘Taiwan, China,’ a Taiw...

Taiwan to showcase self-driving tech at 2018 Uber Open Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) announced on Nov. 12 that Taiwan's AI Research Center will join the 2018 Uber Open Summit in California, with an aim to...

National Taiwan University ranks 81st worldwide for graduate employability

Eight Taiwan universities have been listed in the 2019 Graduate Employability Rankings that were released Wednesday, with National Taiwan University (NTU) gaining the highest place among the eight at ...

Record high 15 Taiwanese universities listed on Academic Ranking of World Universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 15 Taiwanese universities have made the cut in the 2018 edition of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), announced the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy yes...