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Green Fingers: Composting Workshop

At the University of Nottingham Malaysia, surrounded by serene, green gardens, our students experience the benefits of good soil daily. Developing that good soil, however, is not something everyone has experienced. An enthusiastic group of students recently tried their hand at developing soil through composting at a workshop hosted by SEEN (Sustainable Environmental Education Network). …

“Help The Penangnites” Campaign

As our local news has been reporting recently, the rising floodwaters in Penang have left a significant amount of damages that resulted in residents having to take pre-emptive measures by relocating to flood relief centres. The severity of the flood was demonstrated through reports of areas that have never been flooded before, which had been …

IJN Ride 4 Your Heart – “Ride Hard, Strong Heart”

On 26 November 2017, about 1,700 cyclists took part in the 2nd edition of ‘IJN Ride 4 Your Heart 2017’, which took place at the University of Nottingham Malaysia. The event was jointly organised by the National Heart Institute (Institut Jantung Negara, IJN) and GoSportz. This year, the event has attracted foreign participants from 18 …

Let’s Talk!

Let’s Talk! is back and will be hosted by our very own Students’ Association president Tormalli! The short programme that will be posted on video platform YouTube is an informal platform for our campus Students’ Association (SA) executives to communicate on the latest happenings in the SA. As of this week, we will have our campus …

Nottingham Provost Business Challenge 2017

Proposing a solid business plan that illustrates ingenuity, innovation and, most importantly, favourable profit margins that attract investors is never a simple task, and yet every year many hopefuls attempt that very challenge. The students from the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNMC) are by no means an exception to that concept as they tested their …

Best Presentation and Excellent Paper Award

On 5-6 September 2017, I attended the IASTEM- 242nd International Conference on Science Technology and Management (ICSTM) in Melbourne, Australia. This leading conference is a forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of science, technology and management, which drew participants from all over the world, including researchers, academia and key policymakers. At …

New flows of chemical pollution in the Asian atmosphere

Research by Dr Matthew Ashfold, an Associate Professor in the University of Nottingham Malaysia’s (UNMC) School of Environmental and Geographical Sciences (EGS), has brought to light a form of trans-boundary air pollution which has important implications for the Southeast Asian region. In contrast to the familiar ‘haze’, this phenomenon occurs during the Northeast Monsoon season …

Life Skills: Students Insights on Organising a Conference

Students preparing for the future workplace need more than just academic knowledge: they need a range of real-world skills. The best way to build these real-world skills is often to step out of the classroom and take on a bigger challenge. A team of postgraduate students from the School of Education at the University recently …

Academics win award with outstanding paper

Congratulations to Dr Maggie Ooi, Mr Amirul Islam and Professor Andy Chan from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNMC) for being awarded the “Best Paper Award” at the 3rd International Conference on Research Methodology for Built Environment and Engineering (ICRMBEE 2017) held on the 8-9 November 2017. It was organised by …

New academic textbook published by Elsevier

A new chemical engineering textbook titled “Chemical Engineering Process Simulation” was recently published by Elsevier in partnership with IChemE by the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNMC) academic Professor Ir Dr Dominic CY Foo. Following the publication of the book, a book launch event was held at the IChemE Malaysia Award Dinner 2017 at InterContinental Hotel …