Universiti Malaysia Kelantan through the Faculty of Agro Based Industry on Thursday (9/12) has successfully held the Postgraduate Symposium IV with the theme, “Research and Innovation on Sustainable Food Systems” virtually. This symposium collaborated with Vikrama Simhapuri University (India), Yogi Vemana University (India), Guru Ghasidas University (India), Postgraduate Program at the Faculty of Animal Science, Universitas Gadjah Mada (Indonesia) and Princess of Naradhiwas University (Thailand). Postgraduate Symposium IV aims to provide a platform for postgraduate students from local and international universities to share ideas, identify solutions and technologies for problem statements and exchange the latest information on research and innovation towards a sustainable food system. This symposium also provides an opportunity to build professional networks between postgraduate students and academics from other fields of study at other institutions. This symposium will discuss the latest research findings in various fields: Agrotechnology, Animal Science, Food Security, Agribusiness and Product Development.
The Graduate Programs of Faculty of Animal Science UGM held a joint lecture series for Philosophy of Science course with topic “Ontology, Epistemology, and Research Philosophies”. This event was held online on August 31, 2021. Prof. Dr. Budi Guntoro from UGM Indonesia became the speaker and Dr. Winitra Leelapattana from Maejo University Thailand became the moderator.The lecturer attended by students from China, Taiwan, Thailand, Philippine, Vietnam, and Indonesia. Budi Guntoro said that if we want to do research, we need to follow the philosophy of science. In Philosophy of Science, there are Ontology and Epistemology branches. Ontology is a study of what exists, in general. In Ontology have to study about the reality before we go through in deep scientific knowledge. Meanwhile, Epistemology learns about how methodology, method, tools, and instrumentation of research. The students were given chances to ask about the lecture and did discussion. Some of the questions were the implementations of research philosophies in the research. In the answer session, Budi Guntoro said that there are two kinds of scheme of research which are deductive research and inductive research. As closing statement, Budi stated that we are now in studying animal science, social science, tourism and other study. Actually, we have the same philosophy with only different way of how to find the scientific way. As Master and Doctor degree student, student needs to follow scientific method.
Faculty of Animal Science UGM held a socialization for The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) Scholarship program. This event was conducted online on August 30, 2021. Dr. Maria Cristeta Navera Cuaresma was the speaker of this event with Prof. Dr. Budi Guntoro as the moderator.
SEARCA is a scholarship given for master and doctor degree. To obtain this scholarship, there some steps to do. Applicants need to submit online application. After that, SEARCA screens and endorses candidates for interview. SEARCA and Ministry conducts interview of applicants and SEARCA evaluates interview results. Candidates will be recommended to donor or partner university and then the results will be received by SEARCA. Successful candidates receive award letters from SEARCA and become SEARCA scholarship awardee.
Faculty of Animal Science UGM held the 2nd INTERNATIONAL JOINT GRADUATE SEMINAR ON ANIMAL SCIENCE together with several international universities. This event was held online on Saturday, June 12, 2021. The speakers and participants of the seminar were academics from several countries, including Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, and Denmark.
The Secretary-General of the Southeast Asia Network of Animal Science (SEANAS) as well as the Dean of the Faculty of Animal Science UGM, Prof. Dr. Ir. Ali Agus, DAA., DEA., IPU., ASEAN Eng., delivered the opening speech for this international seminar. Ali Agus in his speech conveyed the full support of the UGM Faculty of Animal Science for the seminar as well as welcoming all seminar participants from various international universities who attended. Dr. Alexander N. Morados as Director of Research and Innovation, Cammiguin Polyechnic State College, Philippines, Dr. Heny Akit as Head of the Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia, Dr. Elpidio Agbisit, Jr. as Dean of the College of Agriculture and Food Science, University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), Philippines, Prof. Dr. Budi Guntoro as President of the Asian Tourism Academic Management Association (ATMA), and Dr. Weerapon Thongma as President of the Asian Agricultural Association of Colleges and Universities (AAACU) and President of Maejo University, Thailand also delivered a brief speech.
Duration: 22 July – 5 August 2021
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Six University Initiative Japan-Indonesia
Joint Program for Master Student (SUIJI JP-Ms)
Ike Tutwuri, Master Student of Faculty of Animal Science of Universitas Gadjah Mada, joined Six University Initiative Japan-Indonesia Joint Program for Master Student (SUIJI JP-Ms) from September 2019 to August 2020 at Kochi University, Japan. The title of the reserch was “The Effect of Beetroot (Beta vulgaris L.) Powder Addition on the Antioxidant Activity, Physical, Chemical, Sensory Properties, and TBARS of the Chicken Patty during Storage.” She did research at Laboratory of Food Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture and Marine Science under the supervision of Prof Tomoko Shimamura from Kochi University and Dr. Ir. Jamhari, M.Agr.Sc., IPM., ASEAN Eng. from UGM.