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Sakura Science Program in Kobe University

Day 1 – Gather at Kobe University, Grouping into 5 groups, Discussion for SDGs, Lab visit Kobe University, Japan offers a five-days extraordinary programme “Sakura Science Programme” for undergraduate and postgraduate researchers from Malaysia, Taiwan, Indonesia and Thailand. This programme aims to nurture young researchers to develop a sustainable research mindset in correlation with the …

Trip to regional sewage treatment plant

On 23 October 2019, the Chemical and Environmental Engineering department organised an industrial field trip for year 1 undergraduate students to the regional sewage treatment plant (RSTP) in Precinct 14 at Putrajaya (WPJ 001), where wastewater treatment takes place. This plant was built on 11 July 1997, and around RM54 million was invested on the …

The Global Experience of the University of Nottingham

In this post, School of Economics student Samantha Jade Chew shares her experience of being an exchange student at both the Nottingham Ningbo and UK campus. 1. You have completed the Nottingham global experience by studying at both the China campus in Autumn and the UK campus in Spring. Tell us about your experience if …

English professor embarks on book tour to educate varsity students about literature

Dr Malachi Edwin Vethamani, professor of modern English literature and poet at the University of Nottingham Malaysia, has embarked on a book tour to universities both locally and internationally with the aim of getting students to talk about literature, and write. Dr Vethamani has published two poetry collections entitled Life Happens and Complicated Lives in …

Postgraduate Colloquium for Environment Research (POCER) 2019

The 5th Postgraduate Colloquium for Environmental Research (POCER) was held successfully on 8 and 9 August 2019 at Pulse Grande Hotel, Putrajaya, the federal administrative centre of Malaysia. POCER 2019 was organised by the Centre of Green Technologies (CEGT) of University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM). POCER aims to provide a platform for postgraduate students and …

Final year research project: Educational visit to palm oil mill industry

This blog post is a recount of final year students: Nurul Asyikin Mohd Najib, Farah Amira Mohammad Lanan, Isabelle Tay Sui Kim, Khoo Miinyi, Vasanthi Sethu, Anurita Selvarajoo and Senthil Kumar Arumugasamy on their final year research project. In recent years, the palm oil plantation has expanded its area up to 1.3 % and reached …

Fatharani Taqisa Nadhira shares her experience at the School of Economics

Class of 2019 Fatharani Taqisa Nadhira from the School of Economics shares her student experience as at the University of Nottingham Malaysia. Q: How did you discover about studying at Nottingham Malaysia? How is your experience living in Malaysia and studying at university? A: I have always wanted to study at a British university. However, …

Student shares experience at the School of Economics

Class of 2019 Abirami Naidu from the School of Economics shares her student experience as at the University of Nottingham Malaysia. Q: How did you discover about studying at Nottingham Malaysia? How is your experience living in Malaysia and studying at university? A: Economics is a subject I have always been interested in ever since …

Staff Oscars 2019

A great end to the Student Association Annual Ball of 18/19 was highlighted by the Staff Oscars 2019 where our staff was shown appreciation through various awards ranging from the Lifetime Achievement Award to the Best Student Support Staff.  The annual University Staff Oscars are an opportunity for University staff who have inspired and continue …

The undervalued realm

“The Muda River used to be crystal clear, and many beautiful stones could be seen.” A boatman of the Muda River, Pak Din reminisced during a sharing session with journalists who had an advocacy visit to the Ulu Muda Forest Reserve, “Yet, frequent logging activities have sedimented and shallowed the riverbed, and turned the domestic …