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Saturday, June 23, 2018

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

UKM scientist discovers lightning in Antarctica

BY ASMAHANIM AMIR BANGI: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)’s Climate Change Institute scientist, Associate Professor Dr Wayan Suparta discovered lightning at Antartica, during his recent expedition. Wayan...

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 researchers produce quality biochar from agro wastes using BMC

BY SHAZLAN HALAMY SERDANG: A team of researchers from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) has succeeded in creating a sustainable green technology by way of transforming...

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)...

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...

Universiti Malaysia Sabah hosts American Corner

KOTA KINABALU: The United States (US) Ambassador to Malaysia, Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir officiated at the launch of the American Corner Sabah at Universiti Malaysia...

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...

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...

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...

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...

UKM and FGV R&D collaborate to prevent palm oil tree disease

Bangi: Researchers from UKM’s Biology System Institute (INBIOSIS) will be collaborating with Felda Global Ventures (FGV) Research and Development (R&D) Sdn Bhd in conducting...

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...

USM, NAIST collaborate to develop degradable, eco-friendly plastic

IN a collaboration with researchers from Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) in Japan, a significant milestone has been achieved by Universiti Sains...

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...

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...

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