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  • UPLB now accepting applications for 2015 UC Summer School

    UPLB is now accepting applicants for the 2015 Joint UC-UPLB Summer School on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Development in Southeast Asia. The 3-week course which will run from 24 June to 15 July 2015 will consist of lectures, collaborative classroom exercises and field trips to enable participants to appreciate the importance of food and nutrition security as well as other issues surrounding this emerging concern. Participants of the said summer school will be able to earn 3 units of course credit.The course will be facilitated by a cadre of seasoned trainers and professors with global expertise and experience. The
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  • Dwikorita Karnawati Inaugurated as Rector of UGM from 2014-2017

    Prof. Ir. Dwikorita Karnawati, M.Sc., Ph.D has been inaugurated as rector of Universitas Gadjah Mada for the period between 2014-2017 at the Senate Hall of UGM, Monday (24/11), attended by all university leadership as well as Board of Trustees. Chairperson of UGM Board of Trustees, Prof. Dr. Sofian Effendi, said that after a meeting, the Board had decided to elect and appoint Prof. Dwikorita as rector of UGM for the period 2014-2017. She replaced Prof. Dr. Pratikno, M.Soc.Sc, who became State Secretary. “Prof. Dwikorita is the first female academician that is elected as rector,” said Dr. Sofian. The task of
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  • SEARCA welcomes 9 more new scholars for AY 2014-2015

    As second semester of Academic Year 2014-2015 commences, SEARCA awarded nine more graduate scholarships to students from Lao PDR (2), Myanmar (4), Vietnam (1), Timor Leste (1), and the Philippines (1).  All new scholars are posted at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB). Six of these scholars are under the Upland Fellowships project supported by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) of Canada, under its second cohort. The graduate scholar from the Philippines is under the Graduate Scholarship in Livestock Research and Biotechnology for the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC-SEARCA scholarship). The scholars from Timor Leste and Vietnam are supported by
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  • KU and UPM ink accord on dual degree program

    Thailand’s Kasetsart University (KU) and the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) have agreed to implement dual research degree programs, as part of their continuing efforts towards internationalization of graduate education. The program, which will cover both Masters and PhD degrees in areas related to agriculture, food science, forestry, agro-industry and economy, among others, will be rolled out starting Academic Year 2015-2016 in August 2015. YBhg. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mohd Fauzi Hj. Ramlan, UPM Vice Chancellor and Associate Professor Dr. Bordin Rassameethes, KU Vice President signed the memorandum of agreement which formalized the said collaboration. Under the dual degree program, graduate students
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