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Transforming Sustainable Oil Palm Research into Reality

A group of researchers from Centre of Sustainable Palm Oil Research (CESPOR), University of Nottingham Malaysia together with industrial partners have successfully built a working Integrated Anaerobic Aerobic Bioreactor (IAAB) system to transform palm oil mill effluent (POME) into biogas and clean water.   The system is built at an existing commercial palm oil mill treating …

L’Oréal Brandstorm 2018

The team from the University of Nottingham Malaysia comprising of Jessica Neoh Jie Qi (Chemical and Environmental Engineering), Kate Lee Chia Min (Computer Science), and Rynn Leow Chok Nam (Economics) emerged as the first runner-up from 73 participating teams in the recent L’Oréal Brandstorm 2018 Malaysia National Finals. This year, the teams were challenged to …

Ingenuity18 Boot Camp

The Ingenuity18 Boot Camp was held from 10 to 11 March 2018. This year there were 30 teams from the University of Nottingham Malaysia which comprised of 67 students and alumni who qualified for Ingenuity18. Sessions that were thought-provoking and had hands-on skill development were carried out on both days to not only inspire students but to …

Power Talk Series

The Vinod Sekhar Incubation Centre (VSIC) recently initiated and conducted Power Hour Talk series for all students, alumni and staff. According to the incubation centre, the talk series serves as a platform for CEO’s, entrepreneurs, successful start-ups and industry experts to share their knowledge, experience and expertise with the community at our University. The talks …

Universitas 21 Travel Award

Md Amirul Islam, a second year PhD student from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Nottingham Malaysia is the recipient of the 2017/18 Universitas 21 (U21) Travel Award. Amirul is under the supervision of Professor Andy Chan and Dr Matthew Ashfold. The award of £3,000 allows Amirul to have a month-long attachment …

Science Day

On 1 February 2018, under the project “Promoting Science Using Microscopes”, the Department of Biomedical Sciences together with Biomedical Sciences Society and Rotaract Club hosted a one-day event for students from Selayang Harmony, Sunway Mentari and Manna House Learning Centre. These centres, as registered by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), provide education …

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). …