LOF and FLOF

On 6 September, 2016, there was a signing ceremony between Centre of Sustainable Palm Oil Research (CESPOR), UNMC and Green Plant Organic Fertiliser Sdn Bhd to secure RM580,120 worth of research funding for a project “The Efficacy of Living Organic Fertilizer (LOF) and Fortified Living Organic Fertilizer (FLOF) amended with mix cultures of Trichoderma spp. …

UNMC is a key institution for Biodiversity Conservation in Asia

From 29th June to 2nd July Conservation Asia 2016, was held in Singapore. This is a joint meeting of the Society for Conservation Biology in Asia (Ahimsa Campos Arceiz is currently President of this society) and the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation Asia-Pacific. The meeting was attended by 600 people, from around 40 countries, …

Satellite remote sensing for monitoring construction project

Led by Dr. Tuong-Thuy Vu, School of Geography, a multidisciplinary team of UNMC developed an automated system for progress monitoring of key repetitive construction activities in linear infrastructure projects. Initiated from a brief chat between two old friends, Dr. Vu and Mr. Ioannes Tang, Department of Civil Engineering, the project idea was formulated on the …

Nottingham Students Win First Prizes in both Oral and Poster Presentations at the 27th Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar

The Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar is an annual event of the Malaysian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MSBMB). This year, the 27th Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar was hosted by UPM on the 14th May with a theme of “Where Life meets Sciences”. A total of 10 universities participated in the event, namely UPM, UTAR, UKM, UCSI, …

Smart drug research – an interview by Instituto Humanitas Unisinos On-line Magazine (IHU)

Dr Ahmed Dahir Mohamed, School of Psychology, was interviewed by a Brazilian magazine called IHU on his smart drug research. He is a registered chartered psychologist in the United Kingdom and an associate fellow of the British Psychological Society. He is currently a post-doctoral fellow and adjunct lecturer in Psychology (Cognitive and Affective Developmental Neuroscience) at the …

An inauguration of international conference and MOU by a Biosciences Professor

Prof. Sandy Loh was invited as the Chief Guest to inaugurate the International Conference on Frontiers in Life Science (ICFLS-‘16’) and a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Thiruchirappalli and Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology (IICPT), Thanjavur, India on 7th January 2016. The ICFLS-‘16’ event was held on 7th – 8th …

Keynote speech at Technology & Application for Disaster Management International Conference 2015

Dr. Tuong-Thuy Vu, School of Geography, was invited as an international keynote speaker at Technology & Application for Disaster Management International Conference, 27-28 October 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Highlighting the theme ““Managing Disaster Efficiently with Technologies”, Dr. Vu spoke on the “Space Technologies for Disaster Management”. The conference brought together relevant parties in the field of …

Challenge-based interventions to promote obesity awareness and seek innovation in youth and school children

Dr. Suresh K. Mohankumar and his obesity awareness team, including Dr. Soma Mitra (co-applicant) have received an activity support grant (Japanese Yen 1,000,000) from Tanita Healthy Weight Community Trust*, Japan. The funds will be used to promote obesity awareness/health education in youth and school children. *Tanita is a Healthy Weight Community Trust, from Japan supports …

Cancer Research Priority Area at University of Nottingham

Cancer Research Priority Area (RPA) is one of the 31 RPAs approved recently, it will form a key component of the University’s strategy for the next 5 years. The research team led by Dr. Ting Kang Nee (Department of Biomedical Sciences) at Malaysia campus is a member of this newly approved Cancer RPA, further expanding the …

Vice Chancellor’s Medal 2015 – the winners

Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Price and Dr. Neil Mennie, both from School of Psychology for their great achievement. The Medal is for exceptional achievement by staff or students. Dr. Price was awarded the medal for good citizenship when she temporarily took over the associate dean role amongst over activities that she play an active role in. Dr. Mennie was …