e-PUTRA Newsletter Issue 5 | January 2016 |

Happy New Year 2016

Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) wishes Happy New Year 2016 to all its citizens – officers, staff and students. We are grateful to God for being able to overcome the challenges and achieve a string of successes throughout the year 2015. Nevertheless, we should not be complacent with our past good records but strive harder for excellence. READ MORE

Prof. Datin Paduka Khatijah is one of six recipients of Anugerah Merdeka 2015

Dean of  Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences Faculty, UPM, Profesor Datin Paduka Dr. Khatijah Mohamad Yusoff has been picked as one of the country’s six excellent individuals to receive the Anugerah Merdeka 2015. She was chosen due to her vast and meaningful contributions in the field of virology and microbiology as well as diagnosis of infectious diseases that could lead to deaths in livestock and poultry and her research on the potential of virus in fighting cancerous cells. READ MORE

NALES Pudding is champion in FSTM’s Produk Baharu 2015

A Nales Pudding product emerged as the champion in the Produk Baharu 2015 held in conjunction with UPM’s Hari Pengenalan Produk Baharu 2015, organized by the Science and Food Technology Faculty (FSTM). READ MORE

UPM launches book on Sustainability of Bio-Jetfuel in Malaysia

Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products (INTROP), UPM has recently launched a book on “Sustainability of bio-Jetfuel in Malaysia”.The aim of the research project is to determine the most suitable feedstocks to ensure that any future jet fuel production in Malaysia is based only on sustainable solutions. READ MORE

Prof. Dr. Paridah named as Anugerah StAr Awards 2015 recipient

UPM Lecturer from the Faculty of Forestry, Prof. Dr. Paridah Md. Tahir was recently accorded the Anugerah StAr Awards 2015 under the Standard Category award. READ MORE

Dr. Paramasivam honoured at South Africa contribution in Tamil Language

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Paramasivam Muthusamy from the Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication (FBMK) UPM, received a Certificate of Appreciation for his consultation, guidance and promotion of Tamil Language, Arts and Culture in South Africa. READ MORE

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164 UPM mobility students feted to farewell high tea

A total of 164 international mobility students of UPM was feted to a ‘Farewell High Tea Ceremony’ organized by the International Division (IO) recently. READ MORE

Kolej 13’s Dikir Barat, Kuda Kepang evoke admiration in Japan

UPM through Kolej Tiga Belas, Faculty of Educational Studies and Faculty of Human Ecology, performed Dikir Barat and Kuda Kepang in Japan recently to promote therapeutic methods for autistic and Down Syndrome children via traditional music approaches. READ MORE

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