e-PUTRA Newsletter Issue #34 | July 2018 |

UPM Helps Boost Students’ Interest in Physics

The programme was organised by Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) through its Putra Outreach Physics team in collaboration with the Science and Mathematics Unit of the Education Department of the Federal Territory of Putrajaya and the Physics committees of secondary schools in Putrajaya. Read More

Farm-entrepreneurial Incubation Programme Succeeds in Producing Farm-entrepreneur Graduates

Farm-entrepreneurial Incubation Programme implemented since 2012 by UPM achieves its aim in producing entrepreneurs especially among graduates in the field of agriculture. Read More


InnoHub Produces more than 50 Techpreneurs

The establishment of the Market Validation Hub or InnoHub in late 2013 by UPM has successfully produced more than 50 technology entrepreneurs or techpreneurs with the ability to spearhead a business. 10 companies recently graduated when their techpreneurs or Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) successfully met 100% of the market validation activities criteria and gained sufficient income which enables start-up companies to remain competitive through a solid business model. Read More


Trips to Appreciate the Science of Land

Travelling broadens one’s horizon. In addition to appreciating the beauty of nature, a traveller is sure to gain useful knowledge through the experience. Similarly, in education, students need to be exposed to knowledge either through classroom learning or their own experiences. Read More

Jom Science Carnival Stimulates Students’ Interest in Science

UPM organised Jom Sains Carnival to stimulate and cultivate the society’s interests in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) which have the potential to ensure the future of the young generation as well as the country’s economy. Read More

UPMSTEM Organises ‘Arduino for Classroom’ for UAE Teachers

UPM Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (UPMSTEM), IEEE Circuits and Systems (CAS) Malaysia and MidEast Malaysia Training Sdn. Bhd, had recently organised ‘Arduino for Classroom’, an outreach programme with hands-on activities for eight STEM-field teachers from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu (RCJY) UAE. Read More

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International Symposium on Plant and Acidic Soil Interactions

The Department of Land Management, Faculty of Agriculture, UPM in collaboration with the Malaysian Society of Soil Science (MSSS), Department of Agriculture Malaysia (DOA) and Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI) held the 10th International Symposium on Plant-Soil Interactions at Low pH (10th PSILPH 2018) here, recently. Read More

UPM-CUCKOO International Collaborates on Water Quality Research

UPM signed a Collaboration Agreement with CUCKOO International in the ‘H2O Industrial Centre of Excellence’ (HO ICOE) project. The H2O ICOE project will be implemented in three phases over a five-year period with the goal of establishing the Industrial National Reference Centre. Read More


Wen Shin Chia Receives Queen’s Young Leaders Award 2018

An alumna of UPM, Wen Shin Chia, made history and her university proud when she was selected to receive the Queen’s Young Leaders Award from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the Buckingham Palace, London recently. The award is a recognition towards the effort and work done by young people from across the Commonwealth countries to transform lives in their community and beyond. Read More

UPM Wins Royal Malaysian Intervarsity Debating Championship 2018

UPM emerged champion in the Royal Malaysian Intervarsity Debating Championship 2018 for the Malay Language category. UPM defeated the host, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), in the final round held at the PERMATA Pintar National Gifted Centre, UKM. Read More

First-year Engineering Students Win Third Place in Tower Crane Competition 2018

The objective of the competition was to provide exposure on the structural stability and mechanism of tower cranes and the contestants were expected to build a sturdy tower crane using newspapers. Read More 


Upcoming Events

1-2 August 2018 - Putra InnoCreative Carnival in Teaching and Learning (PicTL 18)

5-8 August 2018 - International Quantitative Research and Applications Conference 2018 (IQRAC2018)

14-16 August 2018 - 10th Malaysia International Conference on Languages, Literatures and Cultures (MICOLLAC 2018)

15-16 August 2018 - 2nd Symposium on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology (SAMN2018)

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