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

UMBI DNA Day fosters interest in science

BY NADIA SAPUAN KUALA LUMPUR: UKM’s Medical Molecular Biology Institute (UMBI) recently organised a DNA Day in conjunction with World DNA Day with an aim to foster interest in science,...

REMDII Sensitive helps in healing eczema

BY AZMAN ZAKARIA A group  of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) researchers have successfully developed a product to treat skin disorder or eczema without involving the...

UKM Researchers Build Smallest Antenna Nano Satellite

BANGI: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) researchers, Prof Dr Mohammad Tariqul Islam, Prof Dr Norbahiah Misran and Dr Mohd Fais Mansor created history when they...

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...

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...

UPM, Airbus Helicopters Malaysia ink MoU

BY NOOR ESZEREEN JUFERI SERDANG: The Aerospace Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) is collaborating with AIRBUS Helicopters Malaysia (AHM) Sdn Bhd through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding...

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...

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...

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...

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...

UMS lecturer scores a hat-trick in paper chase

KOTA KINABALU: Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) continues to move forward with various achievements in academics and co-curricular activities. Recently, Lt Colonel (PA) Associate Prof Dr...

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...

UKM to cooperate with world bank

BANGI: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) is the first university in Malaysia to collaborate with the World Bank, to run a new research programme for...

Connecting science with community

TRANSDISCIPLINARY research will pave the way for scientists to better connect with the community. UKM Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Industry and Partnership, Prof Dato’ Dr Imran...

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...

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