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YPR Short Term Research Grant

Introduction 

Short Term Research Grant was created to encourage young lecturers involve in research and development research at UPM. The YPR allocates an initial RM20,000 to be distributed to two (2) new lecturers in UPM and fulfilling research for a period of 12 months. The focus areas in this scheme are agriculture and related fields such as Farming, Forestry, Fishery, Food, Agricultural Technology, Social Science, Farmer Community Welfare and etc.

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Selection and Eligibility Criteria

Every application for the YPR Research Grant must meet the following criteria:-

  • The grants are open to academicians serving less than 3 years from the date of their appointment in UPM.
  • The grant is open to researchers who have never received any research grant.
  • The amount that can be applied is a maximum of RM10,000.
  • The proposed research period is 12 months.
  • Each application is required to establish a networking with the industry/ community of farmers who will get benefit from the proposed research findings.

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List of Recipients of Short term Research Grant

YEAR

RESEARCHER NAME

RESEARCH TITLE

2008

Encik Abdul Rahim bin Abdul Samad

“Assessing The Strategic Competitiveness of The Malaysian Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF)”

2011

Prof. Madya Dr. Siti Mazlina Mustapa Kamal

“Application of Xylitol Production from Sago Trunk Waste For Local Food Products”

2011

Dr. Rosnah Hj. Shamsudin

“Design and Fabrication of Black Pepper Decorticator Machine”

2012

Dr. Natrah Fatin Mohd Ikhsan

“Bacterial Quorum Sensing Inhibitors By Indigenous Microorganisms in Shrimps Ponds”

2014

Dr. Irniza Rasdi

“Effectiveness of Kiken Yochi behavioural technique in reducing musculoskeletal disorder among rubber tappers”

2015

Dr. Siti Izera Ismail

“Validating Salicylic Acid and Silicon Applications to enhance oil palm disease resistance to Basal Stem Rot (BSR) caused by Ganoderma Boninense”

2015

Dr. Nusaibah Hj. Syd Ali

“Consortium of Microbes as Biological Control of Ganoderma Disease on Oil Palm”

2018

Dr. Azzreena Mohamad Azzeme

Mass Propagation of Disease Free Musa acuminata balbisiana cv. Helang

2018

Dr. Mohd Izuan Efendi Halmi

A rapid and ultrasensitive near real time monitoring of heavy metal in Malaysia river using the plant protease, ficin-Functionalized with gold nanoparticle

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