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Graham Kendall

Graham Kendall

Vice-Provost (Resaerch and Knowledge Transfer),

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Conference: Funding Research on a Changing Landscape (24-25 Aug Aug 2016)

On the 24-25 Aug 2016, in conjunction with MIDA (Malaysian Investment Development Authority), the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) held the inaugural “Funding Research on a Changing Landscape” conference. We were very fortunate to have an excellent line up of speakers, led by Prof Tan Sri Zakri, the Chief Scientific Advisor to the Prime …

MOA Signing between UNMC Green Plant Organic Fertilizer Sdn Bhd

It was our honour to recently sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Green Plant Organic Fertilizer Sdn Bhd and The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC). This research project is valued at about RM 500,000 Collaboration with industry is valued and we are very pleased to have this collaborative project with Green Plant Organic Fertilizer …

UNMC Three Minute Thesis Competition

The UNMC Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition was held on the 8th Sep in the Great Hall. I always look forward to this event and I was fortunate enough to be invited as one of the judges again this year. From memory, this is the fourth or fifth year that I have been invited to …

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Funding Opportunities: UKSA International Partnership Programme

We have just received this email from the British High Commission, which might (should) be of interest to researchers at UNMC. Please note that Expressions of Interest have to be registered by 15 Jul. “Greetings from British High Commission The Satellite Applications (SA) Catapult is looking for industrial or academic partners for a number of …

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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, …

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Computer program pins down carbon capturing ionic liquids

A recent paper (A systematic approach to design task-specific ionic liquids and their optimal operating conditions) by Nishanth G. Chemmangattuvalappil has recently been featured on Chemistry World. The piece starts: “Scientists have developed a computer-aided method that designs carbon capturing ionic liquids and at the same time finds their optimal operating conditions. Capturing and storing …

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EURAXESS ASEAN: Funding Opportunities

You might be interested in this note from EURAXESS, which provides funds for ASEAN researchers to visit European labs and for European Scientists to visits ASEAN labs. This email provides an overview of the opportunities. Topics: MSCA Individual Fellowship Open to ASEAN Researchers. Deadline 14 September 2016 MSCA Individual Fellowships – bring your research partner …

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When Sports Rules Go Awry: How TheConversation led to a collaborative paper

Whilst looking through Conversation articles I came across an article entitled “When scoring an own-goal is the only way to win” by Liam Lenten. By coincidence, I had just read another article about an analysis of sporting rules from the perspecive of Operations Research, written by a good friend of mine – Mike Wright from …

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Malaysia first Falling Walls Lab at AIMST invites applications

We have recently received this email, which might (should) be of interest to many of our researchers. Subject: Gentle Reminder : Malaysia first Falling Walls Lab at AIMST invite applications Salam Sejahtera & Salam Ramadhan, YBhg. Datuk/Dato’/Prof./Dr./Tuan/Puan, We are pleased to inform you that Malaysia will host its first Falling Walls Lab at AIMST University. We would like to …

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The tricks that could help you win your bet on Euro 2016 – if you can pull them off

“If you want to bet with your head, rather than your heart, on the Euro 2016 football championships where should you put your money? You might be surprised to discover that there is sometimes a way that you can bet and be guaranteed to win. If you can find the right set of odds and …

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