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Dr Shanti Chief Guest at the International Interdisciplinary Conference on Contesting Violence: Literature, Culture and Society

Dr Shanti C Sandaran, Senior Lecturer from Language Academy, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, was honoured as a Plenary Speaker and Chief Guest earlier this year, at the International Interdisciplinary Conference on Contesting Violence: Literature, Culture and Society.

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AHIBS Assist Students with Internet Data Plan and Subsistence Allowances

Covid-19 pandemic has transformed our normal life into a new normal. It presents various challenges to the economic survival of Malaysians at various levels such as SME and enterprises.  Malaysians, especially the B40 group, have been badly hit due to the fact that they may not be able to go to work because of the Movement Control Order (MCO).  After 6 weeks of MCO where only essential services were allowed to operate business, employers may not be able to pay salaries or will undertake salary cuts.  This situation has affected many B40 families and UTM students since 60% of them are from this class.

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UTM First Attempt On Hult Prize To Produce A Regional Summit Representatives

The Hult Prize is an annual, year-long competition that crowd-sources ideas from students, challenging them to solve a pressing social issue around topics such as food security, water access, energy, and education. Hult International Business School introduced this Hult Prize Foundation back in 2010 in partnership with the United Nations. Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus has referred Hult Prize to as the “Nobel Prize for students”. Basically the program’s end goal is to create the next wave of social entrepreneurs amongst youths.

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GCRF Newcastle University Research Visit 2020

A research visit from Newcastle University (NU) was held to visit the Malaysia Collaboratory team. Malaysia Collaboratory team consists of researchers from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed). The purpose of the research visit was to understand and discuss work progress and future directions of the research work carried out by respective workstreams. Dr. Claire Walsh and Dr. Jaime Amezaga were the representatives from Newcastle University. 

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NITech Sakura’s Program 2019 – ASEAN Universities (UTM-UTHM-VNU-NUOL)

Four ASEAN universities including Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), University Tun Hussein Onn (UTHM), Vietnam National University (VNU) and National University of Laos participated in the Nagoya Institute of Technology (NITech) Sakura’s Program. Seminar on advanced nanotechnology material and its application to sustainability and disaster reduction were conducted and presented by NITech, UTM and UTHM professors and lecturers to teach and expose the students to the variety of knowledge related to advance material application. Three UTM students; Muhammad Syahmi Bin Azhari, Muhammad Zahin Bin Abd Muttalib and Muhamad Lokman Bin Sakip from School of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering visited and experience experimental activities in the Nano Advance Material Research Centre at Ichikawa and Soga laboratories.

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Visit by Professor Hassan Ugail to UTM as part of WTUN Exchange Program

Professor Hassan Ugail, Director of the Centre for Visual Computing, University of Bradford, UK, recently visited UTM Johor Bahru as part of World Technology Universities Network (WTUN) Exchange Program, to explore the possibility of collaborative research and teaching between the two institutions.

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Strengthening and Sustaining Partnerships: UTM Hosts Malaysia’s First International Staff Week 2019

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia hosted its first International Staff Week 2019 from 28 October 2019 to 3 November 2019 on its Johor Bahru campus to strengthen and sustain partnership to benefit participating institutions and its international alliance, the Asia Technological University Network (ATU-Net). The International Staff Week 2019 (ISW2019) is the first to be hosted by an international university in Malaysia, and it saw the registration of 37 participants from 19 institutions from 10 countries, with the furthest being from Czech Republic.

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