By Che Hasruddin Che Hassan
Photo: Ramdan Saleh NainWEDNESDAY, 09 DECEMBER – The Research and Invention Competition (PEREKA) 2015 this year received 242 entries from among academicians of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS).
PEREKA 2015, held at the Main Lecture Hall 2 Complex starting today and would end tomorrow afternoon, brings together research results conducted by UMS academicians.
A total of 10 categories were contested; Educational Aids; Biosciences and Biotechnology; Agriculture, Forestry and Food; Physical Sciences, Environment and Energy; Social Sciences, Humanities, Arts, Education; Information and Communication Technology; Health and Medical Sciences; Business and Economics; Engineering and Technology and EcoCampus.
UMS Media found that many of the research have been commercialised and shared for use by the public such as ‘Garoupalike’, a grouper food; suspended artificial reefs, colour measurement for food, etc.
To see more products produced and gain knowledge on the innovation and research conducted by UMS academicians, individual, organisation, investors and enthusiasts, please visit PEREKA 2015. All are welcome. – (fl)