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Research Grants


Universiti Putra Malaysia was the highest grant recipient for research among all public Universities in Malaysia in the 9th Malaysia Plan. The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), through its Science Fund, finances most of UPM's multidisciplinary research. Projects under Science Fund that show commercial potential are selected for additional funding under the Techno Fund scheme. Apart from the government funding, UPM also receives assistance for scholarships, seminar sponsorships, study tours and research equipment from several prominent national and international agencies such as MTSF, IDRC, UNDP, WINROCK, WHO, FAO, JICA, EC, TWOWS, ACIAR, CIFOR, IFS, IMO, etc. As at the end of 2010, record has indicated that UPM has received research grants of various categories from the government, private as well as international sources, amounting to approximately RM400 million.

R&D Publications

  
(Figures as of January 2012, Source: Knowledge Management Division, RMC)

Category

Number of Publications 2011

Journals - Citation Indexed

2738

Journals - Non-citation Indexed

401

Books Authored

112

Chapters in Books

395

Others

1900

Total

5546













 

Publication in Citation-indexed Journals
(High Impact Journals)

2011

Cumulative Impact Factor (IF)

2199.829

High Impact Journal with IF 3.0 and Above

132

(Figures as of January 2012, Source: Knowledge Management Division, RMC)

 

 

 

 










Research Patents


To date, UPM has filed 516 national and international patents (pending and granted), the highest record for a Malaysian university. Over the years, we have also commercialised 21 research products and technologies. A notable research breakthrough by UPM is the Fast Target White Spot Virus Detection Kit, which rescued the shrimp industry from near collapse in the late 1990s. It was estimated that this Kit saved shrimp farmers about RM72 million in potential losses.

Researchers' Achievements and Awards

Category

No. of Awards 2011

International Exhibition Awards

4

National Exhibition Awards

94

International Special Awards

1

National Special Awards

5

UPM Invention & Research Awards

465

Total

569

(Figures as Dec 2011, Source: Promotion Division, RMC)

















Networking and Linkages in Research Related Activities (RU Data)

 

International Institutions

2011

Total Number of MOUs signed

6 (85 active MoU)

Total Number of Programmes Implemented under each MOU

111

Other National Institutions

2011

Total Number of MOUs signed (Government/Private Agencies/Industries)

2 (56 active MoU)

Total Number of Programmes implemented under each MOU

37

(Figures as of Dec. 2009, Source: Knowledge Management Division, RMC)

 

 

Updated:: 13/06/2017 [hairul_nizam]

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