IUB alumnus wins NASA grant for next gen space tech battery research

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) Alumnus Md. Wahidul Hasan, a PhD candidate and Research Assistant at the South Dakota Mines, USA, and his team have won the prestigious NASA EPSCoR grant worth USD 750,000 to fund research into the next generation of lithium-sulphur batteries for use in space technology. The grant follows an innovation leading to the use of corn stalk residues to stabilise battery chemistry and nearly double charging capacity of current technology.

Meet one of the art directors behind God of War Ragnarök

A self-taught 3D generalist with a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts – Tanvir’s skills speak for themselves.

ULAB wins silver award in Wharton-QS Reimagine Education Awards

The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) won the Social Science Silver Award for 2021 in the Wharton–Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Reimagine Education Awards.

Bangladeshi Sohel Murshed among world’s top 2% scientists

SM Sohel Murshed, a Bangladeshi professor at the Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST) of the University of Lisbon in Portugal, has been named among the list of the world’s top 2% scientists for the third consecutive year.

NSU only pvt university in Bangladesh ranked in QS Graduate Employability Ranking 2022

North South University (NSU) has been ranked in the QS Graduate Employability Ranking 2022, consequently becoming the only private university in Bangladesh to secure a spot in this list of top 500 global institutions.

Bangladeshi triathlete Arafat heads to IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship

Ironman 70.3, a prestigious competition organised by World Triathlon Corporation, will be held on September 17, 2021, in St. George, Utah, USA. For the first time at the World Championship, triathlete Mohammad Shamsuzzaman Arafat will be representing Bangladesh.

Bangladeshi students win first and second prizes at Int’l Virtual Debate Festival Quiz

Oman Jafar and Sneha Mahjabin, two Bangladeshi students, have bagged the first and second prizes in the World Quiz Competition of the International Virtual Debate Festival, held in Bangladesh.

Skipping towards Guinness World Records

Skipping is a playground staple for people of all ages. Rasel Islam, a teenager from Thakurgaon, has commandeered the sport with two Guinness World Records to his name.

Team Bangladesh wins four bronze medals at Int’l Economics Olympiad

International Economics Olympiad (IEO) is an annual competition for high school students that intends to stimulate their interest in the field of economics, business, and finance through a creative problem-solving approach.

CUET students shine at Concrete Projects Competition 2021

American Concrete Institute (ACI), a Michigan-based international professional organisation, recently hosted the Concrete Projects Competition, an annual event for undergraduate students from all across the world. This year, it was organised virtually.

Bangladesh wins 2 silver medals, 1 bronze medal at Int’l Medicine Olympiad

This year, Jubayer Ahmed from Hathazari Government College and Muhammed Mohiuddin Sourav from Adamjee Cantonment College won the silver medals. Additionally, Nafesa Anzum Helaly from Viqarunnisa Noon School and College won the bronze medal. 

International Biology Olympiad: Bangladesh wins 2 bronze medals, 2 merit awards

This year, 304 students from 76 countries participated in the Olympiad. Team Bangladesh won two bronze medals and two merit awards. The medalists are Tasnim Binte Zulfiqar from SFX Greenherald International School and Raad Sharar from Rajshahi College. Abrar Jahin Tushar from Notre Dame College and Rayan Rahman from SFX Greenherald International School bagged the merit awards.

International Physics Olympiad: Bangladesh wins 1 silver medal, 3 bronze medals and 1 honourable mention

This year, 400 students from 76 countries participated in the Olympiad. Team Bangladesh bagged one silver, three bronze medals and an honourable mention. The silver medalist, Rashed Islam is a student of Notre Dame College. The bronze medalists are Imtiaz Tanweer Rahim and Absur Khan Siam from Notre Dame College and Md Fahim Abrar from Rajshahi New Government Degree College. Lastly, Golam Ishtiak from Kushtia Government College won the honourable mention. It is also to be noted that this has been the country’s best performance at IPhO so far, with Rashed scoring way above the required threshold to secure the silver medal.

Bangladesh wins 3 bronze medals, 2 honourable mentions at International Mathematics Olympiad 2021

This year, students from 107 countries participated in the Olympiad. Team Bangladesh won three bronze medals and two honourable mentions. The bronze medalists are Tahmid Hameem Chowdhury and Adnan Sadik from Notre Dame College and Md Maruf Hasan Rubab from Ananda Mohan College. Nujhat Ahmed Disha from Viqarunnisa Noon School and College, and Tahjib Hossain Khan from Ananda Mohan College bagged the honourable mentions. The results were published on IMO’s official website, and was followed by a virtual closing ceremony.


A day long workshop on “Role of English in University Level Business Education of Bangladesh” was held at Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT) on November 30, 2017.