WEDNESDAY, 18th MARCH – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) continues their efforts in developing research in marine areas by signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with both local and international institutions.
The latest, UMS Borneo Marine Research Institute (BMRI) signed three memorandums which will aid in providing structured and committed approach to working more closely together in a smart partnership arrangement in the areas of marine science and aquaculture.
The three institutions are National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU), Universitas Borneo Tarakan (UBT) and Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Centre (SEAFDEC), Philippines.
BMRI Director, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossita Shapawi, said that through these MoUs will enable UMS to exchange knowledge and experience with better learning outcomes and also spearheading intellectual development.
At the MoUs signing ceremony, UMS was represented by Vice-Chancellor, Professor Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah and Acting Registrar, No’man Hj. Ahmad.
NTOU was represented by their President, Prof. Dr. Ching-Fong Chang and Director of International Affairs Office of NTOU, Dr. Yew-Hu Chien, while UBT was represented by the Rector, Dr. Bambang Widigdo, and Deputy Rector Academic and Student Affairs, Dr. Ir. Setyo Pertiwi.
SEAFDEC/AQD was represented by Office of the Chief, Dr. Felix G. Ayson. –ZMD (JA)
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