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Jan Atkin Prize 2020

The Jan Atkin Prize recipients announced The University of Nottingham Malaysia recently announced three recipients of The Jan Atkin Prize 2020. The Jan Atkin Prize was established by Emeritus Professor Brian Atkin, who was the former CEO of the University of Nottingham Malaysia from 2003 to 2008, in memory of his late wife Jan. This …

Food Security in Small Island Developing States – a conference report

In the first week of September, the Future Food Beacons at the University of Nottingham’s UK and Malaysia campuses jointly ran an international workshop Food Security in Small Island Developing States (FSSIDS 2020). The workshop brought together more than 30 participants from 10 countries in Southeast Asia and the Pacific, in addition to the UK. …

A short interview with Dr Jason Pandya-Wood

We had a brief chat with Dr Jason Pandya-Wood to get to know him better. He is the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences which has more than 100 staff. He has been working with the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) since 1st June from the UK and arrived at UNM on …

Winners of the Vice-Chancellor Medal 2020!

University of Nottingham Malaysia recently announced winners of The Vice-Chancellor’s Medal 2020 Awards Ceremony. The recipients of the award are four University of Nottingham staff, including one team, and 19 students. The Vice-Chancellor’s Medal 2020 is awarded to students and staff for their excellent achievement. Any student or staff across the three campuses in the …

20 Important Facts About Elephants and Their Conservation

As we celebrate World Elephant Day on 12 August, here are 20 facts about these gentle giants and the steps and research that is being carried out for humans and elephants to coexist. 20 facts were chosen as this year the University of Nottingham turns 20, having been established in 2000. There are three living …

Awareness for large animals to bring tolerance

A survey of people living in Malaysia on their attitudes towards large animals like elephants and tigers has shown that more awareness and understanding is needed to reduce human-wildlife conflict. Researchers from the University of Nottingham Malaysia from the School of Environmental & Geographical Sciences and School of Psychology, undertook the survey to examine the …

PhD Candidate publishes commentary on the handling of COVID-19 in Malaysia

Tricia Yeoh, a Fellow at the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) Malaysia and a PhD candidate at the University of Nottingham Malaysia, recently published a commentary titled Federalism and the COVID-19 Crisis: State-Federal Tensions Arise in Malaysia. In her commentary she highlights how the COVID-19 pandemic led the country’s federal government to adopt …

PhD candidate discusses the country’s political and economic development

Tricia Yeoh, and a PhD candidate at University of Nottingham Malaysia and a Fellow at the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) joined Wan Saiful Wan Jan, Chairman of Malaysia’s Higher Education Fund Corp (PTPTN) and Visiting Fellow at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute; and Wong Chen, Member of Parliament for Subang and Chairman …

New book published by UNM Academic

A book entitled “Process Integration for Carbon Management Network” was recently published by an internationally renowned publisher – CRC Press.  This book was written by an academic of the University of Nottingham Malaysia – Professor Ir Dr Dominic CY Foo and his long-term collaborator Professor Raymond Tan.  Professor Foo is the Professor of Process Design …

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 …