e-PUTRA® Newsletter Issue 46 | July 2019 View in browser

HAR-GO, an Innovation in the Implementation of Food Security System

HACCP or Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point System is an internationally recognised food safety management system tool designed to evaluate and control hazards so that manufacturers can develop an HACCP plan in producing safe food products. Thus, the board game will demonstrate the challenges that a HACCP team leader will encounter in developing and implementing a HACCP plan in producing food products. Read More

Innovation in Website Allows Students to Conduct Virtual Laboratory Experiments

The virtual laboratory, known as the 'AsperLabs: An Open Source Virtual Laboratories for Foundation Programme' and located at the Centre of Foundation Studies for Agricultural Science, UPM, allows students to visit the website and conduct virtual experiments according to the instructions provided. Read More

ONOCAT, Innovation to Deter Stray Cats

A lecturer and researcher from the Industrial Design Department, Faculty of Design and Architecture UPM, Dr. Siti Mastura Md. Ishak, said the ONOCAT’s product is designed using biodegradable material from natural resources infused with a unique odour to deter cats from approaching the wearers. Read More

Riau Agriqua, a Pioneer International Community Project by the Faculty of Engineering

The community project, named Riau AgriAqua, also involved collaboration with Sekolah Tinggi Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan (STKIP) which provided the site location. Riau AgriAqua is the first international community project involving researchers from the Faculty of Engineering, UPM in providing a solution to the community’s water purification system in the Meranti Islands. Read More

UPM International Students Qualify for Hult Prize 2019 in London

The group who is better known as ‘Banai’ is made up of four UPM students from Bangladesh, namely Tahzinul Islam, Akif Islam, Prokriti Wazed Sikder and Tahiya Islam and they presented their idea on ‘Makerspace Freelancing’ which equips youths with valuable skillsets from product design, multimedia, arts, music and dance and also cooking. Read More

More than 150 Students Participate in the Forestry Camp 2019

A total of 153 first-year students from the Faculty of Forestry, UPM and students from five Indonesian universities participated in the Forestry Camp 2019 at the Sultan Idris Shah Forestry Education Centre (SISFEC), Puchong. Read More

UPM Students Collaborate with JPA to Empower the Malay Language

Shamsudin Ismail, a student majoring in Human Resource Development from the Faculty of Educational Studies (FPP), UPM took part in the Public Service Theatre 2018 and received the Putera Cendana Award (male category) at the Sang Wara Seni Lajang Peraja Award Event held here. Read More

Two UPM Students Nominated for the Scouts of The World Award 2019

Two students from UPM, Mohd Azrol Hafizi Azman and Atikah Che Ismail, joined twelve others in the Walkside by Rovs Project team had carried out a project to build a 100-metre-long pedestrian walkway at Jalan Mesra, Dato’ Keramat, Kuala Lumpur. Read More

‘Flavours of Myanmar’ Raises Fund for a Mobility Programme in Myanmar

'Language and Cultural Engagement Programme in Myanmar 2019' is a collaboration between UPM and Yadanabon University, Mandalay, Myanmar. This proramme would provide a platform for students to share their knowledge and to experience Myanmar's culture firsthand. Read More

UPM Participates in CAECW 2019 to Strenghten Ties with China

The Vice Chancellor of UPM, Prof. Datin Paduka Dato' Dr. Aini Ideris, presented a speech, on behalf of the Malaysian Higher Education Institutions participating in the 12th edition China-ASEAN Education Cooperation Week 2019, during the opening ceremony of CAECW 2019 held on 22nd July 2019. Read More

200 Participants and Experts Attend 8th Malaysian International Seminar on Antarctica (MISA8)

Around 200 polar researchers, policy makers and postgraduates in and out of the country attended the 8th Malaysian International Seminar on Antarctica (MISA8) where the results of the research on Artic, Antarctic and the Southern Ocean were presented by local and international researchers. Read More

UPM Researchers Deliver Presentations at the UC Faculty Forum in the Philippines

Researchers from eight universities including Bogor Agricultural Institute, Gadjah Mada University, UPM, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Kasetsart University, Tokyo University of Agriculture, National Taiwan University and University of Brawijaya Indonesia gathered and exchanged research ideas and developed sharing strategy for future collaboration. Read More

“More Efforts are Needed to Stop the Habit of Smoking”

UPM has been involved with tobacco control activities including teaching special courses, Epidemiology of Non-Communicable Diseases and Prevention and Control of NCDs Risk Factors. Read More

UPM Vice Chancellor Receives Woman Icon Award at CUEPACS 2019 Labour Day Celebration

Prof. Aini received the prestigious award for her contributions to UPM General Staff Union in which she demonstrated exemplary woman leadership. Read More

UPM Psychologists Win Major Award in Tehran

Prof. Dr. Firdaus's achievement was based on her scientific research presentation on the development of neuropsychological profiling of patients with Borderline (Psychiatric) Personality Disorders, Tinnitus (Audiology) and also Diabetes Mellitus (Medicine), and she aimed to understand the cognitive disorders that made it difficult for patients to obtain. Read More

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