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Nottingham alumnus impresses global economic leaders with unique gift box

The Balau Box, an artisanal gift box created by Nottingham alumnus Harith Ridzuan (BA Management Studies, 2008), was gifted to all 20 economic leaders who took part in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2020, which was hosted in Malaysia. The handmade gift box was made from Balau wood and contains locally made artisanal gifts. …

The role of biomedical scientists during COVID-19

The novel coronavirus disease discovered in 2019, now formally known as COVID-19, has impacted our lives greatly in the past year. In an effort to create more awareness of this topic, Dr Georgina Marsh, Assistant Professor from the School of Pharmacy, addressed the four key roles played by biomedical scientists during the COVID-19 pandemic. She …

Lord Dearing Awards: UNM winners

The Lord Dearing Award, which was first initiated in 1999, recognises outstanding achievements of University of Nottingham staff for their efforts in enhancing the student learning experience. Since its inception, the Lord Dearing Award has been presented to more than 100 members of staff. The award is held annually, and awardees are chosen from nominations …

How to be sustainable: some tips from SEEN Gardening

The University of Nottingham Malaysia Sustainable Environmental Education Network (SEEN) is a volunteer network supported by the Campus Services and Estate Office. SEEN brings together individuals who are passionate about integrating sustainability into their lives and also creates opportunities for those interested in learning about sustainability. Approaching sustainability as a student may seem difficult. Therefore, …

UNM’s favourite couple from the Chinese stall

Fondly referred to by the students as Aunty and Uncle, the YAMI Chinese stall owners, Hee Yip Choy and her husband, Wong Chee Meng are known among the student circle as UNM’s favourite couple as they continued to serve food at the cafeteria on campus throughout the various movement control orders. Their stall, a favourite …

Sustainable practices at UNM by SEEN

The University of Nottingham Malaysia Sustainable Environmental Education Network (SEEN) is a volunteer network supported by the Campus Services and Estate Office. SEEN brings together people who are passionate about integrating sustainability into their lives and also creates opportunities for those interested in learning about sustainability. As climate change is an unavoidable reality now, we …

Working from home during the CMCO

Most of 2020 was spent working from home, with the advent of the Movement Control Order (MCO) on 18 March 2020 and with Controlled Movement Control Order on 26 October, as has been the case for both academic and administrative staff. Never having had such a drastic shift in their routines, we talked to four …

Sticking to Your Resolutions

2021 has already been in full swing for a week now, and some of us may find our determination wavering when it comes to upholding our resolutions. However, it is never too late to start or restart your goals and, in this article, we go back to the advice Dr Jessica Price gave us previously …

Keynote Address on Recent Trends in Food Processing Technologies by Professor Asgar

Professor Asgar Ali from the School of Biosciences at the University of Nottingham Malaysia was recently invited by the National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) Haryana in India to be a guest speaker for an Online Faculty Development Programme (FDP) for University teachers, professors, PhD and other research scholars. This FDP was …

Checking Up on the Duck Inn

The Nottingham ducks of the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM), have been residents of the UNM lake since their arrival in 2015. In July 2020, the project of building their own lighted floating house, aptly named the Duck Inn was completed. This enclosure was an initiative taken on by UNM’s Director of Campus Services Nicholas …