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Archiving Wayang, Sustaining Culture

National University of Singapore (NUS) and Faculty of Cultural Sciences UGM launched Contemporary Wayang Archive (CWA) in the Faculty of Cultural Science’s Auditorium on Saturday (25/2). The launch of the website was attended by professional wayang (shadow puppet) masters, such as Ki Enthus Susmono, Ki Jlintheng Suparman, Ki Nanang Hape, K ...

MAPAGAMA Ready to Explore Karst Area in Thailand

Universitas Gadjah Mada’s students joining nature enthusiast group (MAPAGAMA) prepared themselves to explore the caves in the Province of Satun in Thailand in a project named as UGM International Expedition (UIE) IV “Under The Sacred Land” in May 2017.Chairman of the project, Naufal Ahmad Dwijadiputra, said this ...

Inventors Need to Think of Legal Aspect of Engineering

In the past few years, Indonesian people have made creative innovations that are acknowledged in the world. But, intellectual property right issue has yet to be considered by these inventors. As a matter of fact, understanding the legal aspect is very important to the product development in the future. Vice-Rector of UGM for Cooperation ...

Global Economic Risk Still High

World economy has shown growth as seen in the increased price of commodities. This also happens in Indonesia with better economic condition. “Indonesia economy is improving, supported by domestic demands that are still strong and increased exports and investments,” said Deputy Governor of Bank of Indonesia, Perry Warjiyo, Ph.D., on F ...

Tourism Development Planning Needs to be Prioritised

Sustainable tourism planning is the maximum fulfillment of tourist requirement that does not ignore the interest of the destination and the future of the environment. Thus, natural environment and its sustainability needs to be taken care of and protected in order that the biodiversities can sustain. This was said by Prof. Dr. Helmut F. ...

Gaining Benefits from Innovative Academy

The Innovative Academy programme has resulted in real outcomes. The Innovative Academy was developed by the Directorate of Business Development and Incubation UGM in cooperation with KIBAR as a business incubator that is based on technology. Innovative Academy aims at encouraging UGM students to create useful startup technology that gives soluti ...

Finding Solution to Problems in Egg Laying Chicken Farming

Faculty of Animal Sciences UGM hosted National Meeting between government, breeders, and association of breeders of layer chickens on Thursday (23/2) at Faculty of Animal Sciences UGM. Dean of Faculty of Animal Sciences UGM, Prof. Dr. Ir. Ali Agus, DAA, DEA., said this event was run to respond to the depression that has been experienced by layer ...

UGM Students Runner-up Asian Level English Debate

Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) students have made another achievement at the international level. This time the English Debate Society (EDS) UGM became the runner-up in the Asian English Olympics (AEO) competition at Universitas Bina Nusantara, Jakarta, from 9-13 February 2017. The EDS team with members Noel Hasintongan Simatupan ...

Community Empowerment Crucial for Orchid Conservation on Mt. Merapi

The slopes of Mt. Merapi that have diversity potential have acted as a support to the lower areas of the mountain. But irresponsible use of the mountain areas often impacts negatively on the conservation area. So, cooperation is needed between stakeholders to restore the sustainability of Mt. Merapi. “The area of Mt. Merapi is not ...

Water Conservation and Use and Flood Management Have to be Integrated

Water resource management of a river has to be done in an integrated manner. It relates to hydrology cycle, starting from the rain drops that fall to the ground, getting absorbed in the ground, evaporating, flowing from the up to downstream until it reaches the sea. As such, an incident happening in one certain part of the river will affect othe ...