e-PUTRA Newsletter Issue 29 | February 2018 |

HEMOR Repels Mosquitoes, Doubles as House Ornament

Not only it chases mosquitoes away, HEMOR (Sustainable Herbal Mosquito Lamp Repellent), a device invented by a team of researchers from UPM, is also a form of ornament which can inject interesting and exciting elements into a house. Read More

MyTreeVolution, a Programme which Plants 550 Trees of Karas Species

The programme was led by Fellows of the CEO@Faculty Programme 2.0 which comprised a group of lecturers from public universities in Malaysia, with the aim to raise public awareness of green earth and act as a platform for knowledge exchange and collaboration among public universities and government agencies as well as private agencies. Read More

UPM Implements Online Food Order

The first ever food delivery service, called the ‘Putra Food Delivery’, is a food preparation transformation aimed at saving time for students who are busy with daily routines and helping students who are without any mode of transportation. Read More

UPM to Launch Putra Future Classroom

UPM will launch Putra Future Classroom which will serve as a centre of reference for best technology integrators in teaching and learning for all parties, both locally and internationally. UPM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datin Paduka Dato' Dr. Aini Ideris said that the Putra Future Classroom was established to provide a prototype for future classroom or lecture hall. Read More

Perak Chief Minister Shares His Experience on ‘Social Business: Perak Experience’

Perak Chief Minister shared his experience on ‘Social Business: Perak Experience’ - In his speech, he asserted that the Perak state government helps its’ people by preparing and providing business opportunities for them. Read More

UPM Welcomes International Students of Semester 2 2017/2018 Session

According to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zelina Zaiton Ibrahim, the Director of UPM Putra International Centre, this programme is believed to have helped the students to gain new experience and exposure to this country which includes its languages and cultures, as well as helping them to make new friends. Read More

Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin Visits UPM Veterinary Hospital

Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin visited several parts of the faculty among which were the Pet Treatment Room, Pet Ward, Diagnostic Unit and Surgical Room, Cat Garden Space, Pharmacy Unit and the Anatomy Museum. Read More

UPM’s Nasyid Group Releases Album

UPM's Nahwan Nur nasyid group released its latest album entitled ‘Dia Ada’ which is now available on digital media channels.

UPM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datin Paduka Dato 'Dr. Aini Ideris said that the album is a result of a collaboration between the Student Affairs Division, producer Yasin Sulaiman and Inteam Records as the Digital Distributor. Read More

UPM Students Study Land Use in Agriculture in Bangkok

In order to understand agriculture scenarios in other countries that have similar climate and land use for agriculture, a total of 25 students pursuing Master of Land Resource Management (LARM), Faculty of Agriculture, UPM conducted an academic visit to the School of Agricultural Resources, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, recently. Read More

Ang Mei Foong Receives the Ordine Della Stella D’Italia, l’onorificenza Cavaliere Award

A lecturer in the Department of Music, Faculty of Human Ecology, UPM, Ang Mei Foong was awarded the Ordine della Stella D’Italia l'onorificenza Cavaliere’ (The Order of Star of Italy, with the conferment of Knighthood) signed by the President of Italy. Read More

UPM the Overall Champion of SUKIPT 2018

UPM confirmed its championship after winning a total of 118 medals which comprised 44 gold, 41 silver and 33 bronze medals, dethroning the 2014 and 2016 SUKIPT champions, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) with 2 gold medals. Read More

The Joy of Dakwah: Dr. Taufiq

Prof. Dr. Taufiq, who is also the President of the Malaysian Chinese Muslim Association (MACMA), hopes that his little effort will contribute to changing people’s perspectives towards the image of Islam. Read More

“Appreciate UPM Values of Belonging”

The Vice Chancellor of UPM, Prof. Datin Paduka Dato’ Dr. Aini Ideris called for the entire university community and stakeholders to appreciate UPM values of belonging and to view it through the context of prosperity to ensure that UPM continues to excel in the future. She said, the values of belonging, namely excellence, diversity, sustainability, integrity and moral values practised, will act as a guide in taking any actions in life, which would have an impact on prosperity. Read More

ASAIHL Introduces International Collaboration Programme ‘ASAIHL Mundus’

The Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL) will introduce the international collaborative programme ‘ASAIHL Mundus’, which takes on the spirit of the European and Asian cooperation to build an educational agreement for the benefit of future generations. Read More

Upcoming Events

6 Mar - 7 Mar 2018: 6th International Conference on Noise, Vibration and Comfort

7 Mar - 8 Mar 2018: Malaysia International Conference on Foreign Language 2018

9 Mar 2018: Inaugural Lecture Series: Solid Waste Management -  Land Application of Agricultural and Industrial By-products by Prof. Dr. Che Fauziah Ishak

15 Mar - 17 Mar 2018: ASEAN English Language Teaching Conference 2018

16 Mar 2018: Inaugural Lecture Series: To Repair, Reconstruct, Replace and Reduce Upper Limb Injuries amongst other Orthopaedic Problems by Prof. Dr. Manohar Arumugam

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