Research Institutes in Malaysia
The country has numerous research institutes and universities working across many disciplines of research. Independent research institutes include the Forest Research Institute Malaysia, the Institute for Medical Research, the Malaysian Social Research Institute, and the National Hydraulic Research Institute of Malaysia. The Malaysian Research and Education Network is a key body working to connect the Malaysian research sector (mainly universities) nationally and internationally. Public research institutes include the Mines Research Institute, the Palm Oil Research Institute of Malaysia, and the Malaysian Agricultural Research Institute.