e-PUTRA® Newsletter Issue 47 | August 2019 View in browser
‘Skyridder’, an Innovation by Langit Putra to Facilitate Campaign Against Illegal Lamppost Advertisements

The ‘Green and Innovation’ campaign by Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) which employs the use of an innovative tool, Skyridder, has helped the community from Taman Sinaran neighbourhood watch (KRT) in ridding illegal advertisements from being set up on lamp posts in the neighbourhood. Read More

MyVetPBL E-Teaching and Learning Tool for Veterinary Students

UPM researchers have successfully developed MyVetPBL, an e-learning and teaching Problem-Based Learning (PBL) tool for veterinary undergraduate students. It combines all PBL modules in one package including the Deputy Dean-Academic, course coordinator/administrator’s, facilitator’s and student’s modules. Read More

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Shares Knowledge with Sabah Department of Veterinary Services

The programme received an encouraging participation with 38 participants involving JPVS personnel from Beaufort as well as personnel from Veterinary Public Health Laboratory and Sabah Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. Read More

FSKTM Organises a Visit to Al-Fikrah Care Centre Malaysia

The main objective was to give donations in terms of food and money to the residents of the Al-Fikrah Care Centre and to have a friendly session with them by having some relaxing activities. Read More

Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin Inaugurates the Royal Biodiversity Scientific Expedition of the Fraser’s Hill Selangor State Park in Hulu Selangor District

The Royal Expedition Programme was held for the first time in the State of Selangor with the aim of collecting, documenting and conducting scientific studies on the diversity of orchids, ornamental plants and medicinal plants that are available in Fraser’s Hill and Hulu Selangor. Read more

Academic Talk Programme to Uncover the First Known Malay to Have Journeyed All Around the World

One of the programme’s main objectives was to provide awareness to the participants on the importance of learning correct Malay histories in a world without boundaries today. Read more

More than 500 People Attend the National Congress of Paddy Farmers Held in UPM

Among the contents of the program were paperwork presentations, question and answer session with fellow experts, a sharing session by the paddy farmer’s icon, a workshop conducted by agricultural experts, and innovative product exhibition by UPM, agriculture agencies, private companies, researchers and students. Read more

iDEC Organises 2019 University ICT Administration Conference

With the theme “Empowering Smart Campus”, PPICT2019 is a platform for sharing informal experience, research results and best practices in smart campus administration, an exhibition of ICT technology exploration. Read more

Increasing Awareness on the Importance of Breastfeeding

The programme which was held in conjunction with the World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), is celebrated from 1 to 7 August annually. It has been organised since 2013 as one of the department’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes. Read more

UPM-Padjajaran University Strengthen Bilateral Relationship

The main aim of the programme was to strengthen bilateral relations between UNPAD and UPM, and to serve as a platform for UNPAD and UPM students to exchange opinions and ideas, particularly on matters related to teaching and learning. Read more

UPMCS and Worldwide Landfills Collaborate to Produce Biochar from Wood Chips

The wood chips supplied by Worldwide Landfills will be sent to Biorefinery Complex UPM for carbonisation process in which biochar is produced using UPM technology through a collaboration with Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan (Kyutech). Read more

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