UTM Delegation Visited Taiwanese Universities and Research Institute

Our involvement in the Taiwan-Malaysia Innovation Centre for Clean Water and Sustainable Energy (WISE Centre) continues with the study and networking trip to NTHU Taiwan and the affiliated institutes in March 2019. Read more about the trip here.

Congratulations Abdullahi!

Abdullahi Mohammed has successfully submitted his final thesis for PhD award. He was working on isolating and characterising psychrotolerant bacteria from Antarctic environment for lower temperature biohydrogen production. Psychrotolerant bacteria … [Continue reading]

Congratulations Lily!

Lily Suhana Ayoub has successfully completed her MPhil thesis correction and awarded the MPhil degree in Biosciences in January 2019. Lily was working on identification and characterisations of biohydrogen-producing bacteria from cassava-processing … [Continue reading]

UTM and National Tsing Hua University established the Malaysia-Taiwan Innovation Centre for Clean Water and Sustainable Energy

We are happy to be part of the newly-formed Malaysia-Taiwan Innovation Centre for Clean Water and Sustainable Energy (abbreviated as WISE), with the other UTM partners being RISE and IPASA. National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) is the Taiwanese … [Continue reading]

UTM Synergy 4.0: Faculty Consolidations

Effective of 1 July 2018, the existing 18 faculties of UTM will be merged into only 7. The Vice Chancellor Prof. Datuk Ir. Dr. Wahid Omar was quoted as saying "This major transformation is meant to open up more opportunities for synergy and … [Continue reading]

New ÄKTA pure for our Protein and Proteomic Needs

The Faculty has acquired an ÄKTA pure system, which has a higher capability for protein purification than the current ÄKTAprime plus available in the lab. It also comes equipped with His-tag, ion exchange, and gel chromatography columns. Members of … [Continue reading]

Malaysian Educational Module on Responsible Conduct of Research

The Young Scientists Network-Academy of Sciences Malaysia (YSN-ASM) has launched the Malaysian Education Module on Responsible Conduct of Research, in February 2018, in conjunction with the Regional Conference on Safe and Secure Science at Sunway … [Continue reading]

Congratulations Nurain and Tan!

Congratulations to Nurain M Tahir and Tan Sing Ngoh on successfully presenting their reports during the recent Final Year Undergraduate Project (FYUP) Seminar. Nurain also received the best presenter award. Well done! … [Continue reading]

First Review Article on Heat Shock Protein 47

Our first review article on Heat Shock Protein 47 (HSP47) is now published on Wiley's Encyclopaedia of Life Sciences (eLS). It can be accessed here. Abstract: "Heat shock protein 47 (HSP47), a noninhibitory serine protease inhibitor (SERPIN, … [Continue reading]

The Malaysian Code of Responsible Conduct in Research (MCRCR)

The National Science Council, in collaboration with MIGHT, has recently launched the The Malaysian Code of Responsible Conduct in Research (MCRCR). MCRCR outlines the principles of responsible conduct in research, and the practice. Quoting Prof. Tan … [Continue reading]

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