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Welcome to new PhD student Teckwyn Lim

Teckwyn was recently awarded a scholarship by the Sime Darby Foundation for his PhD in the School of Geography.  As part of the MEME (Management and Ecology of the Malaysian Elephant) research project, Teckwyn will be looking at human-elephant conflict in Peninsular Malaysia.   Teckwyn is taking a sabbatical from his position as Technical Director of …

Alumnus Iguniwari Thomas Ekeu-wei’s PhD research on the Niger Delta

Iguniwari, graduate of our MSc in Environmental Monitoring & Management is currently undertaking a PhD at Lancaster University (UK) looking at “Flood prediction and flood modeling in the Niger South hydrological area of Nigeria”. Check out his new research blog here    

First environmental careers day at UNMC

On March 18th 2015, we hosted the first UNMC environmental careers day at KLTC in the city centre. The day was attended by our BSc Environmental Science students and postgraduates from our taught and research masters programmes, and representatives from NGO, governmental, industry, consultancy and academic sectors were invited to network with our students.     …

UNMC Open Day

          The School was out in force for the University Open Day on 14 Match 2015, when prospective students and parents visited campus to learn more about the courses that we offer. Geography had displays on the BSc Environmental Science and a demonstration of the drones use for remote sensing. Here …

Meet the students: Moataz Ahmed Abdelghaffar Mohamed

Moataz recently started his PhD in the School of Geography, OSGEO Lab on “Remote sensing image understanding services on cloud-computing platform” project. He has a BSc from Ain Shams University- Faculty of ARTS specializing in Geographical Information Systems and is also a graduate of the Egyptian “Information Technology Institute” (ITI), successfully completing a diploma in …

Student-led research project to investigate UNMC lake

A new project involving five students from the Schools of Geography, Biosciences and Chemical Engineering will investigate the lake on UNMC campus to try to provide better guidance for sustainable management. The project which started last week will monitor the lake weekly and will attempt establish the main factors influencing water quality at the site. A description …

Meet the students: Stefan Baier

MPhil student Project title: Computational Modeling of Community Changes in disturbed Virtual Environments Supervisors: Ahimsa Campos Arceiz, Tim Brailsford, Chris Roadknight (Schools of Geography & Computer Science) Educational background My background is somewhat odd. As a teenager I was learning software development and design and was recruited to the US while still in Pre-University classes …

Dissertation time!

This is the time of year when Masters students are planning their summer dissertation research. As part of the planning process, student do a presentation of their research plans for feedback, and then write a proposal. The topics that will be pursued this year are: Determining restoration goals for University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) …