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Careers Fair 2016 Offers Students A Flying Start

The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) Careers Fair was back once again this year, happening on the 16 and 17 March 2016. The 2-day fair was successfully held at The Great Hall in Trent Building, from 10 am until 4 pm. This annual on-campus job fair served as a platform for the students to …

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10th ANNIVERSARY SHARING SERIES – Student Experience on Campus (Part I)

UNMC School of Biosciences is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year and as part of the celebrations, we invited seven of our 2016 fresh graduates to talk about their life on campus. The sharing series from students will be divided into three parts. Now, let’s see what have they said about their experiences with the …

First chemical reaction takes place at Nottingham’s green lab

The first chemical reaction has taken place at the GSK Carbon Neutral Laboratory for  for Sustainable Chemistry (CNL) . The momentous experiment was carried out by undergraduate project student – Lisa Morrison along with Ana Santos and Margarida Trindade, both PhD students in Chemistry at the University. The group, which is led by Professor Peter …

Nottingham Life Cycle 6

Nottingham Life Cycle 6 is now well underway.  My fellow Nottingham Life Cycle 6 riders and I have embarked on our most challenging Life Cycle ride yet – pedalling over 1,400 miles to the four compass points of mainland Britain over two weeks (Lizard Point, Lowestoft Ness, Ardnamurchan Point and Dunnet Head) to help raise …

Scientific Communication

This post is written by Dr Maysoun Mustafa, CFF-UNMC Doctoral Training Programme Manager.  Communication is a powerful tool in our daily lives, and no less so for researchers. Knowledge sharing is increasing in importance. Our issues and challenges are no longer restricted locally, thus there is an increased need for scientists to communicate within and …

Careers Advisory Service Grabs Second Place for Best Employability Rating Award 2016

In June 2016, Careers Advisory Service of University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) had been bestowed with the second place by Universum for the Best Employability Rating Award 2016 in Malaysia. Ms. Nadine Dinh, the Marketing and Partner Relations Manager of Universum presented the award to the Head of Careers Advisory Service, Ms. Alicia Ch’ng …

Textbook launching at China

by D.C.Y. Foo Professor Ir Dr Dominic C. Y. Foo, Director for the Centre of Excellence for Green Technologies (CEGT) was invited for a book launch event held during the Process System Engineering conference (PSE China) at Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China (27-29 July 2016).  The new book being launched is the Chinese translated version …

It’s time to rock the summer internship

It is now time for summer break! Some might go for holidays but some may take this opportunity to explore the working world. The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) Summer Internship was initiated to open doors for students to gain the first-hand working experience as an exposure before graduating soon. On 6 June 2016, …

Nagu Presents a paper at Trondheim Conferences on Biodiversity, Norway

Our 3rd year PhD student, Nagu, had the opportunity to attend the 8th Trondheim Conferences on Biodiversity from 31 May-3 June 2016.       Since 1993 the Trondheim Conferences on Biodiversity have provided an arena for open dialogue and capacity enhancement among stakeholders on the biodiversity agenda, seeking to create a transparent and scientifically sound …

Transnational education – growth at the expense of quality? A @uniworldnews webinar, 24 May 2016

On 24 May, I had the opportunity to participate in a highly interactive webinar session hosted by University World News in partnership with DrEducation, LLC. The successful webinar attracted 950 higher education professionals globally. The aim of the webinar is to accomplish three things, which I felt the hosts did. They are to create an …

BMS student wins first poster prize at the 27th Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar

The Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar is an annual event of the Malaysian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MSBMB), jointly-organized at alternate year by either a public or private university in Malaysia. The aims of the seminar are to provide a platform for our talented undergraduates to showcase their final year research project findings; share their …

Dame Vicky Bruce’s visit

On February 19, Dame Vicky Bruce (Newcastle University) visited our campus and gave a talk about face recognition.

Ben Hunte: 3 Ways UNMC Has Changed My Life (So Far!)

Happy 15th Birthday, UNMC! I remember arriving at the campus for the first time, standing at the back of the Students’ Association building, and looking at the insane view – jungle as far as the eye could see. Just a few days earlier, I was packing up my room in London, preparing to move to …

The end of last week was quite empty in the CELE corridor, since over half the team had gone to the MELTA conference in Kuching. This is a large academic conference, focused on the wider world of English language teaching in Malaysia and beyond, this year featuring Asia TEFL- thus making it two conferences in …

KL’s new financial district

KL’s new financial district Recently, myself and my colleague, Nafis Alam wrote a piece for an online publication called “The Conversation”. Our article was prompted by the ambitions of the Government of Malaysia to transform Kuala Lumpur into a major financial centre through the construction of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX). In our article we sought …