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  Year 2017

 

***This picture gallery is arranged chronologically based on date of events***
***Please scroll down to see pictures from earlier events***

 

 

Students observing the flora and fauna in the mangrove habitat
Collecting some mud samples
Field trip to Matang Mangrove Eco-Educational Center
 

Event Name: Educational visit to Matang Mangrove Eco-Educational Center

Date: 26 October 2017

Organised for Agricultural Science students taking UDAA3173/UDAA3333 Marine Biology

 

 


 

 

Postgraduate students enlightening participants with information on their researches
Participants listening attentively to the research presentations
From left, invited speakers Dr Yap and Dr Kuan presenting their researches
Dr Phoon (seated, third from left) and Dr Lim (seated, third from right) with staff and presenters
 

Event Name: FSc Postgraduate Seminar at UTAR Kampar Campus

Date: 14 November 2017

Four sessions were held, consisting of topics on Natural Products, Medical Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, Biodiversity and Ecosystem, and Chemistry, which saw invited speakers Dr Yap Moh Lan from FSc’s Department of Biological Science and FSc’s Department of Agricultural and Food Science lecturer Dr Kuan Chee Hao presented their researches.

 


 

Grape farm
Tomato farm
Packing house operations for tomatoes
Dr. Kuan presenting a token of appreciation to the Farm Manager, Ms. Samantha Wong
Group Photo from the Educational Farm and Packing House Visit to K.C. Kwang & Sons Sdn. Bhd.
 

Event Name: Educational farm and packing house visit to K.C. Kwang & Sons Sdn. Bhd., Cameron Highlands

Date: 9 November 2017

Organised for Agricultural Science students taking UDAA3383 Post-Harvest Technology

 

 


 

 

Ms. Saw presenting ideas related to food safety and rapid testing
From left, Prof Ngeow presenting souvenirs to Dr. Kuan and Dr. Yan
Group photo from the Food Safety and Rapid Testing Workshop
 

Event Name: Food Safety and Rapid Testing Workshop at UTAR Sg Long Campus

Date: 12 October 2017

Hosted by the Centre for Research on Communicable Diseases (CRCD) and the Centre for Extension Education (CEE)

The main objective of the workshop was to raise awareness about food safety among the public as well as the medical practitioners.

Dr. Kuan from the Department of Agricultural and Food Science of UTAR Faculty of Science spoke on “Epidemiology of Food Contamination with Drug Residues”. His talk focused on the husbandry management, veterinary drugs, effects of antibiotic residues in food, and the authorities monitoring food safety in Malaysia as well as some case studies on food contamination in the country.

The subsequent talk was “Rapid Detection in China” by Dr. Yan Yiyong, the Research and Development Deputy Director of Shenzhen Bioeasy Biotechnology Co., Ltd, China. In his talk, he provided a brief overview of international standards and demonstrated rapid detection of antibiotics in food. Dr. Yan emphasised, “Food standards are tremendously important in that standards set by the authorities will help to ensure the food are safe for consuming.”

 


 

Touring around the plant compound and feed lab test
Listening to the briefing by Mr. Chew about the tasks handled by the staff in different departments
Mr. Chew explaining the processes within the plant
Presenting the token of appreciation to the plant manager Mr. Chew Chia-Ee
The tour group with lecturers, students and the plant manager Mr. Chew Chia-Ee
 

Event Name: Field trips to Cargill Sdn Bhd, Westport

Date: 22 November 2017

Organised for Agricultural Science students taking UDAA3403 Farm Animal Feed and Nutrition

 


 

Listening to the presentation on the backgrond information and daily operation of the company
Bio-Mate Composting Machines
Dr. Teoh presenting a token of appreciation to the Operations General Manager, Mr. Yu
Group photo_educational visit to Promise Earth Sdn Bhd
 

Event Name: Field trips to Promise Earth (M) Sdn Bhd in Klang, Selangor

This company is a manufacturer of Bio-Mate which converts food off-cuts and reclaimed food such as fruits, vegetables, meat and seafood into natural fertiliser and animal feed appetiser via the on-site high speed fermentation process

Date: 15 November 2017

Organised for Agricultural Science students taking UDAA3313 Post Harvest Technology of Aquaculture and Fishery Products or UDAA3383 Post-harvest Technology

 


 

 

FSc Final Year Project (FYP) Student Conference - Award Winners for May Trimester 2017.

Date: 29 August 2017 (Tuesday); Venue: DDK1; Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm

 


A very clean and well organized tiger prawn farm Mr. Alex and student checking on the feeding tray
Mr. Alex showing how to do sampling with cast net Mr. Alex showing the caught tiger prawn on cast net
Tiger prawn cultured in the farm Study visit to Pelantar Cergas (M) Sdn Bhd in Segari, Perak
Dr. Ooi AL and Dr. Teoh CY presenting a token of appreciation to the farm manager Mr. Alex accompanied by company executive Mr. Louis
 
Student feeding the fish Giant trevally cultured in the fish farm
Fishing in the fish farm Savouring the fresh coconut in the fish farm
Dr. Teoh CY presenting a token of appreciation to Mr. Yu
Study visit to YKE Aquaculture in Kg. Gunung Tunggal, Perak
   

Event Name: Field trips to Pelantar Cergas (M) Sdn Bhd (Tiger prawn farm in Segari, Perak) and YKE Aquaculture (Marine fish farm in Kg. Gunung Tunggal, Perak)

Date: 29 August 2017

Organised for Agricultural Science students taking UDAA3234 Aquatic Diseases of Fish and Shellfish

 


 

Event Name: Poster Presentation

Date: 24 August 2017

Organised for Biomedical Science students taking UDDD2204 Clinical Biochemistry

 


 

Oil palm fronds damaged by bagworms A pupa of Metisa plana
A bored hole for trunk injection An adult Elaeidobius kemarunicus covered with pollen
Equipment to introduce the systemic insecticide into the bored hole
Students with Mr. Seow KW and staff of Ladang Kampar
   

Event Name: Field trip to KLK operated Ladang Kampar

Date: 26 July 2017

Organised for Agricultural Science students taking UDAA3223/3123 Agricultural Entomology/Pest Management

 


 

 

Dr. Kim briefing the students about the farm operations

    

 Group photo
   

 Dr. Teoh presenting a token of appreciation to Dr. Kim

        Visiting the aquaculture ponds around the farm

 

Event Name: Field trip to an aquaculture farm in Sungai Kerang, Perak

Date: 21 July 2017

Organised for Agricultural Science students taking UDAA1233/ 3214 Principles and Practices of Aquaculture

 

Dr. Kim showing the students how to check on the feeding tray in the shrimp pond

 

 


 

 

Study tour to Sungai Kinta Water Treatment Plant, Perak for Agricultural Science Y2 students on 19.7.2017

    

Students were given a briefing by the staff from Metropolitan Utilities Corporation Sdn. Bhd.
   

Site visit to the sedimentation tanks

      

Briefing by MUC staff

     

Site visit to the filtration tanks

      

We thanked the MUC staffs for having us.

     
   
 

Event Name: Study tour to Sungai Kinta Water Treatment Plant

Date: 19 July 2017

Organised for Agricultural Science students taking UDAA2223/2263 Enviromental Toxicology

Group photo at Empangan Sultan Azlan Shah

   

 


 

 

Ms Sangeetha and her FYP students, Beulah Yeap and Soon Khoon Wei, who did oral presentations.

    

Beulah Yeap Yian Ran has won "Outstanding Oral Presentation Award".
   

 Dr Eddy and his FYP students

      

Kung Chen Han and Kam Kar Yern (BT students) with their poster

   
   
 

Event Name: The First Microbiology Undergraduate Symposium

Date: 24th May 2017

Venue: Faculty of Biotechnology & Biomolecular Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Lim Yi Wen (BT student) with her poster

   

 


 

UTAR Contingent to the 8th Malaysian Symposium of Biomedical Science 2017, IIUM  

Outcome report

UTAR winners in the 8th Malaysian Symposium of Biomedical Science Symposium 2017. From left: Heng Zeng Min, Jacqueline Wong Ka Ying, Tan Ke En and Lee Choi Ling.  

   
Lee Choi Ling, Second Runner-Up for the Oral Presentation in the Category of Pharmaceutical (Physiology, Pharmacology, Toxicology)    

Jacqueline Wong Ka Ying, Runner-Up for the Oral Presentation in the Category of Pharmaceutical (Physiology, Pharmacology, Toxicology)  

 

  

 

Tan Ke En, Winner of the Best Oral Presenter in the Category of Investigative Biology (Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology) And Overall Best Oral Presenter in the 8th Malaysian Symposium of Biomedical Science 2017  

 
Heng Zeng Min, Second Runner-Up for the Poster Presentation in the Category of Investigative Biology (Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology)     

 

 


Event: Local Herbs day 

Participants: Students, Staff (academic & non-academic) & community

Date:  8 April 2017

Venue: DDK 1, Faculty of Science, UTAR, Kampar

 


Demonstration of Scientific Instruments/Experiments for Westlake International School students

  • Visit by students of Westlake International School to the Department of Chemical Science on 19 April 2017 
  • Objectives of visit: To introduce the basic analysis of HPLC, GLC, NMR, electrophoresis, MS and IR to A-level students.
  • Number of visitors: 9 A-level students and Ms. Ellen Wong (teacher)
  • During the visits, briefing and hands-on instrumental demonstration were provided.

 

  

FSc Final Year Project (FYP) Student Conference - Award Winners for January Trimester 2017.

Date:18 April 2017 (Tuesday); Venue: DDK1; Time: 1.00 pm

 


 

 
 
Event: Field study for students taking UDAF2104/UDBB3163 Food Microbiology 
 
Date: 4 March 2017
 
Venue: Ajinomoto (Malaysia), Kuala Lumpur  
 
 

 
 

 

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