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Monday, June 17, 2019

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

Spotlight on Ulam Raja

Study finds anti-diabetes chemicals in local salad eaten by Malay community RESEARCHERS in Malaysia have shown that the plant Cosmos caudatus Kunth contains chemicals that...

Boosting regional, local aquaculture industries

BY TAN EWE HOE PENANG: Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Indonesia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish an integrated marine environmental monitoring system to...

Boost for boiler industry

BY NOOR ESZEREEN JUFERI SERDANG: Universiti Putra Malaysia’s (UPM) Faculty of Agriculture has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malayan Flour Mills Berhad as...

UPM don gets special recognition from Mauritius PM

PORT LOUIS (Mauritius): Universiti Putra Malaysia Lecturer, Associate Professor Dr Paramasivam Muthusamy, received a Special Certificate of Recognition from Mauritius Prime Minister, Pravind Kumar...

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...

UKM researchers discover the 8000 years old prehistoric human skeleton

BY ASMAHANIM AMIR KUALA LUMPUR: A nearly complete prehistoric human skeleton estimated at 6,000 to 8,000 years ago was discovered by a group of researchers from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM),...

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, 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)...

UKM student Champion of Maxis Stars of What’s Next

BY ASMAHANIM AMIR BANGI: Muhammad Amiruddin Ismail from Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (FSSK), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) has been crowned as a champion...

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...

Cushioning impact of earthquakes

UPM researchers invent structural vibration absorber BY AZMAN ZAKRIA SERDANG: Researchers from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) have successfully developed an innovative Structural Vibration Absorber Device which...

MICRONES helps overcome loss of crude palm oil during extraction

BY AZMAN ZAKARIA SERDANG: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) researchers, along with their research partners, have succeeded in developing Maceration Induced Cell Rupturing Oil Nut Extraction...

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...

UPM introduces the Lekir car for Student Formula Japan 2018

BY IZUL ANNIQ SERDANG: The Putra Motorsport Team (PMT), Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) is introducing a latest car model, Lekir, to participate...

Maximising plant growth through light manipulation

PENANG: Associate Profes­sor Dr S Sreeraamanan from the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) School of Biological Sciences presented his project during the pitching session at...

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