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Ganoderma: A Basal Stem Rot Disease

Representing a type of mushroom, Ganoderma boninense causes basal stem rot, the most devastating disease affecting oil palm in the last 50 years. The incidences and severity of the disease are so widespread it affects almost all plantations, with some recording up to 90 percent of incidence within the first year of planting oil palm. …

Ingenuity18 Taster Session

Ingenuity18’s first taster session was held on 15 December 2017 at the Vinod Sekhar Incubation Centre (VSIC) at the University of Nottingham Malaysia. The event was designed to inspire and develop future leaders and innovators who can help transform society and add to the global impact of the University. It also strove to uncover the …

Entrepreneurial Leaders Programme

Entrepreneurial Leaders Program (ELP) is an initiative by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia to foster and enhance entrepreneurial leadership at Malaysian Higher Education Institutions. The programme aims to provide a learning experience for delegates that fully reflect the ethos and spirit of experiential learning and the development of academics and managers to entrepreneurial leaders. …

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 …