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Vice Chancellor Officiates UPM Press Bookstore

By Noraida Ahmad Zaimi


SERDANG, Sept 27 – The Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Prof. Datin Dato’ Dr. Aini Ideris officiated UPM Press Bookstore and the 2019 Writer Appreciation Ceremony at the UPM Press Bookstore here.

The event was also held to celebrate and appreciate authors who have been actively publishing books.

Head of UPM Press, Kamariah Mohd Saidin, said the event could encourage and motivate writers to produce quality academic works. During the programme, royalties were also handed out to the writers of books published by UPM Press that recorded impressive sales.

She said UPM Press viewed the publishing field as of high importance as it is a significant element in ensuring that educational and research institutions in Malaysia achieve world-class standards.


Several latest publications were also launched to promote and provide information to the public on the latest publications by UPM Press.

The Highest Royalty award was won by Rohaidah Kamarudin and Hashim Musa through their work titled Hang Tuah: Catatan Okinawa.

The Bestselling Book awards went to Muhd ​​Alif Redzuan, Roslina Mamat, Sanimah Hussin and Yamato Eriko, titled Renshucho Bahasa Jepun; Ho Sook Wah, Chan Swee Heng and Yap Ngee Thai, titled Interactively Speaking; Sidek Mohd Noah, titled Perkembangan Kerjaya: Teori dan Praktis; Norizan Che Su, titled Teknik Belajar Menulis dan Membaca Bahasa Thai; and Ab Halim Mohamad, Pabiyah Hajimaming and Muhammad Wan Sulong, titled Bahasa Arab Permulaan.

The Most Active Writer award was awarded to Ahmed Osumanu Haruna from the Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, UPM Bintulu Campus; The Most Active Young Writer was won by Sharifah Norkhadijah Syed Ismail from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences; and the Most Productive Faculty award was won by the Faculty of Modern Languages ​​and Communication.

The Most Popular Book award went to Abdul Mua'ti @ Zamri Ahmad, titled Keris Melayu Semenanjung: Suatu Pengenalan.

The Evergreen Book awards went to Sidek Mohd Noah, titled Reka Bentuk Penyelidikan: Falsafah, Teori dan Praktis; Haji Jamaludin Haji Ahmad, titled Modul dan Pengendalian Bimbingan Kelompok; and Othman Talib, titled Asas Penulisan Tesis.

The Best Pertanika Journal for the Best Social Sciences & Humanities Journal category went to An Economic Valuation of Urban Green Spaces in Kuala Lumpur City.

The Best Pertanika Journal for the Science & Technology category was won by Antiulcer Properties of Cotton Honey Against Ethanol-Induced Gastric Ulcer.

The Best Pertanika Journal for Tropical Agriculture was won by Characterization of Phenazine and Phenazine-1-carboxylic Acid Isolated from Pseudomonas aeruginosa UPMP3 and Their Antifungal Activities against Ganoderma boninense. – UPM


Date of Input: 21/10/2019 | Updated: 21/10/2019 | hairul_nizam


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