e-PUTRA Newsletter Issue 17 | February 2017 |

A group of researchers from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) has carried out several pilot projects through the transfer of technology, using the brand name 'Diu Son,' to improve the yield and income of paddy planters. PadiU Putra is a research finding programme generated from the laboratory and ground field and it entails the involvement of paddy farmers who will gain direct benefits from the research. Read More

Innovative “dekoponix rack’, ‘home deco’ bring agriculture live to home

Agriculture does not necessarily take shape in farms but it can also be done at home.”

Sticking to this concept as a solution to resolving the problem of flat or apartment dwellers not being able to do gardening, a team of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) researchers invented a ‘dekoponix rack’ and a ‘home deco’ that will enable high-rise building residents to plant vegetables and other greens at home. Read more

Rectal Surgery Makes Easy Through SRAS

Surgeons will find it easy to examine human rectum and conduct operation by using a tool, named Self Retaining Anal Speculum (SRAS), an innovative product developed by researchers from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). When this bio-composite tool is inserted from the anal lining to the rectum of a patient, SRAS will open up the anus, making it easier for surgeons to carry out examination or surgery. Read more

UPM wins the Most Entrepreneurial Public University 2016

It's a maiden victory for Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) when it wins the Most Entrepreneurial Public University award at the Ministry of Higher Education Entrepreneurial Awards (MEA) 2016 event. Read more

UPM Researchers Win Newton-Ungku Omar Fund

Researchers from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) recently won the Newton-Ungku Omar (NUOF) fund, a research fund created by the British and Malaysian governments. Read more

Kembara Putra Satria promotes cultures, customs of Negeri Sembilan’s Malays

Some 116 Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) students took part in Kembara Satria Siri 5 (siswa@budaya) Love UPM Community programme, aimed at promoting the musical arts of Cak Lempong among members of the public in Port Dickson. Read more

Former personnel from the Registrar's Office UPM donated to the Waqaf Knowledge Fund

Some 70 Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) ex-staff of the Office of Registrar held a luncheon which was attended by former Registrars and ex-officials of the Registrar’s Office to strengthen fraternity and solidarity among them. Read more

UPM exposes secondary students to world of science outside classroom

Some 27 students from the Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), organized a Future: The Making (FTM2016) programme at Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Kampung Selamat (SMKKS), Tasek Gelugor, Seberang Perai (U), Pulau Pinang, to expose students to the world of science outside the classroom recently. Read more

UPM helps Kelantan to plant 'PAULOWNIA' trees for forest farming project

The Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products (INTROP), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), will be assisting Kelantan in planting some 2,000 species of forest trees - ‘Paulownia tomentosa’ at a farm in Mering here. Read more

UPM-Muslim Best Marketing to work closely in developing halal system

The Halal Product Research Institute of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and Syarikat Muslim Best Marketing (M) Sdn. Bhd are set to work closely together in developing halal system and manual. UPM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datin Paduka Dr. Aini Ideris said such strategic collaboration will benefit both UPM and Muslim Best in steering the field of research to a greater dimension. Read more

Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal is new UPM Deputy VC (Academic and International)

The Higher Education Ministry has announced the appointment of Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Saripan, as new UPM Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic And International) for three years, with effect from February 15, 2017, until February 14, 2020. Read more

Prof. Dato' Dr. Husaini Omar is new UPM Deputy VC (Research and Innovation)

The Higher Education Ministry has announced the appointment of Prof. Dato’ Dr. Husaini Omar as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research And Innovation) of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) for three years, with effect from February 15, 2017 till February 14, 2020. Read more

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