A series of online webinars that cover various topic on Geoscience has been conducted by the Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) and Universiti Malaysia Terengganu. The webinar series aimed to provide insightful and latest findings within geoscience field to students and public. The webinar series kick off in March 2021 with the talk by Dr. Abdul Halim (UTP) on the Introduction on Seismic Data Processing. The talk has been attended by undergraduates and postgraduate students from UMT. The attendees were exposed on the technical processes in seismic data analysis. The second and third session of the webinar series took place in April 2021. A talk on micropaleontology theme have been presented by Dr. Wan Nurzalia and Dr. Fatin Izzati from UMT. This time around attendees of the webinars were exposed to the application of micropaleontology study in predicting the future and understanding the past changes of planet Earth. The attendees were undergraduate, postgraduate, industrial partner (Mineral and Geoscience Department of Malaysia) and faculty members from UTP and UMT. Finally, a talk by Gs. Dr. Muhammad Hafeez on the Electromagnetic Method for Investigating Antarctica Ice-sheet Stability ended the webinar series in July 2021. The talk was very successful with attendance from students and faculty members from UTP and UMT.
UniSmartItaly is a virtual fair presenting the Italian academic system in synergy with the business system, especially with Italian companies in Vietnam. It is organized by the Conference of Italian University Rectors-CRUI and the Italian Trade Agency-ICE, with the support of the Embassy of Italy in Vietnam and Uni-Italia, the association promoting the Italian Higher Education abroad.
Through plenary sessions, thematic sessions and online B2B meetings, the participating Italian universities and companies offer visitors – students, parents, Vietnamese high schools, Vietnamese universities, Vietnamese companies interested in Italy – the opportunity to: get to know the Italian higher education system as an integrated scientific-entrepreneurial system and its opportunities for Vietnamese students; identify the right motivation to study in Italy; understand the added value of the connections between universities and the Italian productive world. UniSmartItaly represents a unique opportunity to: welcome new Vietnamese students to Italian universities, offering internship opportunities in Italian companies; establish or strengthen new relationships between all participating universities and companies.
University of Catania participated in promoting the MARE project and the support in revision of the new course in Vietnam.
See details: The revision of University Master Courses in Vietnamese Higher Education Institution for climate change management and adaptation
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has proudly hosted an International Webinar on Marine Environment: Facilitating Marine Environmental Awareness through Research and Education. This webinar was jointly organized by Marine Technology Center, School of Civil Engineering and School of Education, UTM. The webinar reached 2.3K views in FB Live session.
Purpose: To spread the word about MARE project and obtaining the latest knowledge about maritime environment from the stakeholders
Webinar Series – MARE
Report of MARE Webinar organized by UTM
From 9 to 10 December 2020, the Marine Technology Center, School of Civil Engineering and School of Education, Malaysia has co-hosted the International Webinar on Marine Environment: Facilitating Marine Environmental Awareness through Research and Education.
This webinar is part of activities conducted under an Erasmus project, Marine Coastal and Delta Sustainability for Southeast Asia (MARE) , which is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union with partners from Germany, Malaysia, Estonia, Italy, and Vietnam.
Dr. Le Thi Kim Thoa, from Department of marine resources management, Ho Chi Minh city University of Natural resources and Environment, Vietnam has delivered the Keynote on sharing overall MARE implementation in Vietnam.
Date: 9th December 2020 (Wednesday)
Link Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/engineering.utm.my/posts/2829961140614969
Opening Remark: Prof. Dato’ Ir. Dr. Mohammed Rafiq Bin Abdul Kadir
Keynote Lecture 1: Introduction to ERASMUS+ Project: MARE- Marine Coastal and Delta Sustainability for Southeast Asia (Dr. Anton Shkaruba, Estonian University of Life Sciences)
Keynote Lecture 2: Marine Environmental Policy in Malaysia (Ms. Cheryl Rita Kaur, MIMA)
Keynote Lecture 3: Marine Environmental Enforcement in Malaysia (Mr. Fairoz b. Rozali, MARDEP)
Keynote Lecture 4: Water Quality Management in Malaysia (Puan Norlin binti Jaafar, DoE)
Online Forum – Environmental Awareness Program in Higher Education
Objective: To collect feedback and suggestion from the panels about the environmental related content in the courses under MARE Project
Date: 10th December 2020 (Thursday)
Link Facebook Live:
Keynote Lecture 5: Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) and It’s Future in Indonesia (Prof. Jaswar Koto, Universitas Muhammadiyah Riau)
Keynote Lecture 6: Implementation of MARE in Vietnam (Dr. Le Thi Kim Thoa, Ho Chi Minh City University of Natural Resources and Environment, Vietnam)
Presentation from UTM, UTP and UMT researchers about marine environmental research project and academic activities.
On 5th November 2020, dissemination Session 4 on MARE was conducted via Online Platform, Microsoft Teams. The session was carried out during lecture of Well Stimulation Techniques course. The speaker, Haizatul Hafizah introduced the background of MARE and project objectives, as well as the partner institutions involved in this project. During the sharing session, students were exposed with critical issues related to marine sustainability and its importance during oil and gas operations.