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Sunday, April 22, 2018

This section duly named Campus Corridor highlights news from around local institutions of higher learning.

UPM turns cooking oil into biodiesel

SERDANG: Don’t discard used cooking oil because it can still be utilised. A research by Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) has succeeded in turning cooking...

Preserving soil, water quality at Muda and Ahning dams

BY DR DALJIT SINGH S/O KARAM SINGH SIK, KEDAH: Several Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and Universiti Malaya (UM) researchers have embarked on a joint research...

UPM – Most entrepreneurial public university

KUALA LUMPUR: It’s a maiden victory for Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) when it wins the Most Entrepreneurial Public University award at the Ministry of...

PhD thesis in ‘180 seconds’ by UKM students

BANGI: Just one static slide and three minutes to present a PhD thesis that comprises of minimum four years of research work. That is...

USM Archaeology team confirms prehistoric presence on local shores

BY MAZLAN HANAFI BASHARUDIN SEBERANG PERAI UTARA: The archaeology team from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) has unearthed skeletal remains estimated to be at least 5,000...

UKM hosts space exploration and updates programme

BY NADIA SAPUAN KUALA LUMPUR:  Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), through the Space Sciences Centre, organised the Space Exploration and Updates Programme in conjunction with the...

UKM, first public university to collaborate with Blackmores

BANGI:Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) is the first Malaysian public university to establish a collaboration with Blackmores Institute in an initiative to create public awareness...

Rectal surgery made easy through latest speculum

SERDANG: Surgeons will find it easy to examine human rectum and conduct operation by using a tool, named Self Retaining Anal Speculum (SRAS), an...

Music and medicine

TEN MARA sponsored medical students from the Universiti Sains Malaysia-Karnataka Lingayat Education (USMKLE) International Medical Programme have made the country proud when they emerged...

UPM, THMSB ink MoU

BY SHAZAZAQ’ WAN SHAFAIN KUALA LUMPUR: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with The Holstein Milk Company Sdn Bhd (THMSB)...

USM gets biomass power plant with three gasifiers

BY MAZLAN HANAFI BASHARUDIN NIBONG TEBAL: Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) looks forward to be among the pioneers in renewable energy upon receiving a biomass power...

So what do you want to be?

BANGI: Students should know the careers related to their field of studies, since their first year in university, said UKM Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dato’ Seri...

Research shows Fraser’s Hill still pristine

BY ASMAHANIM AMIR BANGI: Fraser’s Hill in Pahang is still intact and its surrounding forests are pristine with rich biological diversity because the development...

UPM launches ultra-compact electric vehicle

BY AZMAN ZAKARIA SERDANG:  Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) through its Faculty of Engineering has embarked on an innovative transportation system using electric vehicles, MyCOMS, the...

Nanosatellite MYSat to be launched into orbit

PENANG: A cube-shaped NanoSatellite named MYSat or Malaysia Youth Satellite would be launched into outer space to study the possibility of early detection of...

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