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Champions of Malaya Makerthon 2019 – the team from School of Electrical Engineering did it again.

In the Malaya Makerthon 2019 competition, a team from the School of Electrical Engineering, UTM has successfully managed to get “The Championship Award in Malaya Makerthon 2019”, along with “The Most Hardworking Team Award” and “BOSCH Best Video Presentation Award”.

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Community-Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Program in Kundang, Selangor

UTM’s commitment to support public-private-academic-civil society (PPACP) partnership for strengthening disaster resilience. We co-implemented evidence-based local actions, advocacy campaigns at the local level and in developing partnerships and coalitions for resilience.

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International Workshop on Transforming Oil Palm Residues——Biosciences Department, Faculty of Science in collaboration with University of York, UK

An international workshop entitled “Transforming Oil Palm Residues into New Income Streams” was successfully held on 15th and 16th April 2019 at Raja Zarith Sofiah Library, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. This workshop is co-organized and led by Project Leader of Newton Fund: Dr. Chong Chun Shiong (Environmental Biotechnology Research Group, Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, UTM) and Prof. Dr. Neil C. Bruce (Centre for Novel Agricultural Products, Department of Biology, University of York, United Kingdom).

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UTMi First Book Review – 3R : Read, Reflect, Relax

On 22 February 2019, the first ever book review session was organized by UTM International. Among the books reviewed was a book authored by the Vice Chancellor of UTM, Prof. Datuk Ir. Dr. Wahid bin Omar, which was launched earlier this year. The book, titled “Memacu Kegemilangan – Pendidikan Tinggi Berpaksikan Kemanusiaan”, was reviewed by the moderator Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd. Ariffin Abu Hassan.

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UTM Culture Corner 21.0 – Traditional Games

On 16 March 2019, the 21st UTM International Culture Corner was held with the theme of “Traditional Games” at the Azman Hashim Stadium of UTM Johor Bahru. Over 150 students from various countries participated as both presenters and players. The students were split into teams. The event was split into 2 main activities; the first being an Explorace-like activity where various national ISS teams had booths where students can learn about and play some of the traditional games of each country, and the second being a more active Telethon-like event. The teams were split into several subgroups, each playing a different game in the Telethon. The event ended with a prize-giving ceremony as well as group photo taking.

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Culture Corner 20.0: Fairy Tales

On 28 February 2019, the 20th UTM International Culture Corner was held with the theme of “Fairytales”. Over 240 students from more than 24 countries participated in the event. Several cultural performances / reenactments were performed by 5 ISS teams, as well as a performance from the Malaysian team.

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UTM Delegation Visited Taiwanese Universities and Research Institute

UTM researchers have recently participated in the study and networking visit to several institutions in Taiwan from 21-22 March 2019. This include the National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) and Industrial Technology and Research Institute (ITRI) campuses in Hsinchu City, and the National Central University in Taoyuan City. UTM delegation was represented by Prof. Dr. Zulkifli Yusop, Prof. Dr. Azmi Aris, Prof. Sr. Dr. Mazlan Hashim, Prof. Dr. Fadhilah Yusof, and Dr. Mohd Firdaus Abdul Wahab.

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