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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 …

Academic Receives Asia Pacific Young Drying Scientist Award 2017

University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNMC) academic Dr Ong Sze Pheng was recently awarded the prestigious Asia Pacific Young Drying Scientist Award during the 9th Asia Pacific Drying Conference (ADC 2017) that was held in Wuxi, China from 24-26 September 2017. The award was presented by the Chair of ADC 2017, Professor Min Zhang from Jiangnan …

Nation’s Cup 2017: Promoting Diversity, Fostering Unity

The University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNMC) Nation’s Cup is back again this year with exciting programmes in store for both participants and spectators. This year, the event started on 20 October, and spans three weeks, promising spectators a showcase of student-athletes representing their countries and pitching their athletic skills that will be tested against each …

Vice-Chancellor’s Medal 2017

The Vice-Chancellor’s Medal is awarded for exceptional achievement by staff or students in a particular area to advancing equality, diversity, and inclusion in university life. For instance, exceptional achievement by staff or students who have enhanced the reputation of the University of Nottingham, creating a noticeably positive impact on students, staff or the local community, …

Academic awarded for ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women

The University of Nottingham Malaysia’s (UNMC) academic Professor Chong Mei Fong was nominated and awarded an honourable mention and won USD5000 for the ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2017. Professor Chong from the Faculty of Engineering nomination was the result of her research which aimed to provide a safer workplace while solving the pollution problems in ASEAN …