Awareness on Marine and Coastal Pollution for Environmental Sustainability

Content
The 1-hour talk explains the various type of pollutants such as sewage, plastics and e-waste in our environment. For a more detailed explanation, the talk focus on marine debris and plastic pollution. How we as an individual can do to reduce the marine debris also be emphasized in the talk. The students also respond how long it does take debris to decompose in the environment. After the talk, students are given a group assignment in jamboard to present I’am not plastic project.

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Seminars organiased by UTP

Seminars for administrators and stakeholders and other onsite events UTP

On 6th of February 2020, during Session 1, Dr. Shaharin has invited new team members from Mechanical Engineering Department (ME), Petroleum Engineering Department (PE), and Civil and Environmental Engineering Department (CVE) to present on the newly awarded international Erasmus project, Marine Coastal and Delta Sustainability for Southeast Asia (MARE). Dr. Shaharin introduced the involved organization partners, background, objectives, duration and expected outcomes of the project. He also shared the information on the potential courses that would be beneficial and related to the theme of MARE.

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MARE Webinar organized by UTM

SESSION 2
Date: 9th December – 10th December 2020
Time: 9.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.
Venue: WEBEX (Online Platform)
Audience: Participants from Malaysia partner universities (UTP, UTM, UMT, and UniKL)

MARE Webinar organized by UTM
On Wednesday 9th December 2020, an internal discussion with MARE Malaysia partner universities (UTP, UTM, UMT and UniKL) were conducted to discuss on revision of selected courses for each university. Later in the afternoon of the same day, MARE Webinar starts with opening remarks, keynote lectures, and an online forum. On the second day of the seminar, Thursday 10th of December 2020, there were presentations from partner universities involved. There are two representatives from UTP which are Dr. Teh Hee Min (Topic: Enhancement of Student Learning Experiences Through A Site Reconnaissance at The Eroded Beach in Teluk Nipah, Pangkor Island) and Mr. Mohamad Shaufi Sokiman (Topic: The Comparison on Distribution of Minerals Between Fluvial and Coastal Sediments of Terengganu, Malaysia).

Internal discussion with MARE Malaysia partner universities (UTP, UTM, UMT and UniKL)

Online Forum on Environmental Awareness Program in Higher Education

 

 

 

Roundtable Discussion organized by UTM

SESSION 1
Date: 15th October 2020
Time: 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Venue: Microsoft Teams (Online Platform)
Audience: Participants from Malaysia partner universities (UTP, UTM, UMT, and UniKL)

In conjunction with Erasmus Days, a roundtable discussion was organized by UTM with involvements from Malaysia partner universities on Thursday 15th October 2020. During the roundtable discussion, all partners discussed on work progress and activity planning, documents needed for project reporting, possible collaborations

Poster on Roundtable Discussion among MARE Malaysia Partners

Screenshot of Roundtable Discussion by MARE Malaysia Partners

 

ANNUAL NATIONAL WEBMINAR ON MARINE GEOLOGY

1.0 OBJECTIVE
To propose an engagement planning with the stakeholders through series of webinar and sharing session with collaboration between other higher learning institution focusing on the and theme of Coastal, Marine and Delta.
2.0 BACKGROUND
The effectiveness of the MARE Marine Coastal and Delta Sustainability for Southeast Asia Grant not only measured via the amount of project conducted but also the involvement and the response from the respective stakeholder as a tool to counter measure the effectiveness of the program. The engagement and feedback from the stakeholder will be one of the critical aspects under the MARE Marine Coastal and Delta Sustainability for Southeast Asia Grant.
To get the feedback, a series of webinar and sharing session were initially planned and set between four (4) higher learning institutions that share the same interest and aspiration with the MARE Marine Coastal and Delta Sustainability for Southeast Asia Grant program. The institution involves include Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM, Kuantan) and Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM, Perlis). Each institution will organize the event in turn. The speakers will be selected among the piers and the session will be open with free access to all.

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2 November 2020 Adoption of online teaching course syllabus

Meeting “The adoption of online teaching course syllabus
Date: 2 November 2020


Coordinator: P5 HCMUNRE Ho Chi Minh City University of Natural Resources and Environment
Partners: HCMUNRE MARE’s staff and Science council members of Marine resources Training on the use of the online teaching technologies: ZOOM, BigBLueButton, MS Teams and integration of the lessons based on these technologies into Syllabi of the new and revised courses.