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Plenary talk at the Society for Tropical Ecology meeting

  Here’s a great photo of Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz delivering his keynote talk at the Society for Tropical Ecology 2015 meeting in Zurich this week. More information on the conference can be found here which had a theme of “Resilience of Tropical Ecosystems: Future challenges and opportunities” Here is a link to the conference website  

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 …

Malaysia & China Geographers meet in Ningbo

  Our China campus in Ningbo hosted a senior leadership conference this weekend, which gave Head of School Suzanne McGowan the opportunity to visit some of our past and present Geography staff & students.           The visit started with a very bracing visit to nearby Dong Qian lake with Head of …

A great day of postgraduate research talks

Each year the School gets together for an update on our postgraduate’s research work. To accommodate the growing number of researchers in the School, we’ll run two presentation sessions this year, with MRes students presenting next week,but this week we heard from five PhD students who have been in the school for between 1 and …

Special board meeting of the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB), Asia Section, at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

SCB-Asia is now in the process of defining the section’s strategic plan. Members of the board and some guests met in our Kuala Lumpur Teaching Center on 19-20 January to work on the strategic plan. It’s great to see things moving with SCB-Asia and that UNMC can play a role in that. More soon!

PhD student K. Nagulendran (Nagu) presents at IUCN World parks congress in Sydney- watch the talk

The IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 (http://worldparkscongress.org) was held in Sydney in November 2014. It is a landmark global forum on protected areas held every 10 years once. The Congress shares knowledge and innovation, setting the agenda for protected areas conservation for the decade to come. Our PhD student K. Nagulendran (Nagu) from School of …

OSGEO-UNMC in 2014

Open-source geospatial research group (OSGEO-UNMC) celebrated its busy and successful year 2014, running 4 research projects. Late 2014, the team welcomed Dr. Salvatore Virdis, a research theme coordinator of Crops for Future Research to its 7th members. So far, we are Dai (PhD student), Darshana (PhD student), Moataz (PhD student), Ali (MPhil student), Jolene (FYP student), …

Public lecture at Thammasat University, Thailand, Dec. 2014

Dr. Tuong-Thuy Vu delivered a public lecture at Thammasat University (TU), Dec 2014 titled “Geospatial Intelligence for Development Management” for over 50 participants including faculty members and students of Department of Geography of TU, and even high-school students. It was a part of research collaboration between Geography, UNMC and Geography, TU and to present an …

Water Resource Management trip to Terrenganu

Bsc & MSc students Yen, Karmen and Emily report on their field trip to Lake Kenyir as part of the Water Resource Management module Over the weekend, we spent 3 days 2 nights at Tasik Kenyir, in Terengganu, the biggest artificial lake in Southeast Asia. Our base station was located 36km from the Gawi Jetty. …