Research and Innovation
A team of Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) students, through the Student Creativity Program in the Social Sciences and Humanities Research field, has researched the values and local wisdom in Pencak Silat to address adolescent delinquency.
High cholesterol, or hypercholesterolemia, is when a person has too much fat in their blood.
UGM students are exploring sustainable solutions to address environmental issues by using activated carbon derived from coffee grounds as an adsorbent in household wastewater.
The Jakarta Provincial Government has established a food supply center on Tidung Island, Kepulauan Seribu, called JakGrosir. This facility was built to address the issue of higher food prices on the island, which are relatively more expensive than other areas of Jakarta due to its geographical location and transportation limitations.
Amid the dominance of tourist accommodation development on the island of Bali, the Tenganan Pegringsingan village remains steadfast with a prohibition on tourist accommodations. The prohibition of tourist accommodation is a collective agreement by the indigenous community to ban the construction of tourist accommodation in any form and the commercialization of land for tourism. Upon […].
Urine and blood contain urea compounds that are essential indicators of liver and kidney conditions in the human body.
The proliferation of live-streaming content on social media aims not only to attract followers but also to arouse the audience’s empathy by exploiting the poverty of content creators to profit from the gifts given by the audience. Such content is further perpetuated by the audience’s involvement in giving gifts or presents.
Facing a global clean water crisis, students from Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) have researched the culture of Kudus, Central Java, which preserves water in wells and springs through the wisdom of Banyu Penguripan. The scarcity of clean water has become an urgent issue, and this research aims to view local wisdom as a concrete and […].
A group of students from Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) has uncovered the remarkable benefits of binahong leaves as a potential therapy for acute kidney injury. This research project, led by Zhafira Mafaz and involving her colleagues Astia Anelia, Zahira Shofa, Fadhil Maulana, and Iffah Zakiya Yasmin, is part of the Student Creativity Program in the […].
Andi Alfian, an alumnus of the Center for Religious and Cross-Cultural Studies postgraduate program at Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), has received the Indonesia Netherlands Thesis Prize 2023.
Pura Mangkunegaran is one of the cultural heritage buildings, representing the wealth of Nusantara traditions and history.
TikTok has dominated social media in recent years. One unique attraction of the app is the freedom to express oneself through content. Additionally, with the gift feature, viewers can give gifts, essentially monetary donations, to content creators.
Dr. Hanifrahmawan Sudibyo from the Department of Chemical Engineering, the UGM Faculty of Engineering, together with Dr.
People living in the Gunung Halimun National Park area still hold onto the customs and traditions passed down by their ancestors. However, they adapt to the changing times by utilizing various technological advancements, such as local television channels that showcase the community’s daily activities and internet networks.
Rice barns, commonly known as “Leuit” by the Badui people in Lebak, Banten, serve as storage and preservation units for food supplies. Unlike rice barns used by other tribes, the Badui people’s Leuit embodies the harmonious strength of their community and adheres firmly to their life philosophy. The saying “lojor teu beunang dipotong, pondok teu […].
Minority gender groups beyond the binary gender construction, such as calalai (masculine women), calabai (feminine men), and bissu (neither men nor women), can be found within the Bugis community.
The UGM Faculty of Social and Political Sciences has released a book titled “Ilmu Sosial Politik Masa Depan: Menjawab Megashift” (The Future of Social and Political Sciences: Responding to Megashift), which discusses how disruption has changed perspectives, especially in the context of digital transformation and climate change.
Social media has become a primary necessity in people’s lives, especially since the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tobacco is a promising cash crop. In the form of cigarette tax, tobacco contributes more than 150 trillion Indonesian rupiahs yearly to the national income. However, the welfare of tobacco farmers, who produce raw tobacco materials, does not match their contribution to the state’s revenue from taxes. Tobacco farmers’ conditions are far from prosperous in […].
As the 2024 Indonesian general election approaches, conflicts and polarization within the country are increasing. Since all elections will be held simultaneously, the issue of security during the polls becomes even more urgent.
Students from Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), teaming up for the Student Creativity Program in Exact Science Research, have innovated a method to reduce the cholesterol content in quail eggs using feed containing Black Soldier Fly Larvae (BSF-L) oil.
A team of UGM students joining the Student Creativity Program in Social Sciences and Humanities Research studied the Javanese philosophy of “hamemayu hayuning bawana” (to maintain and beautify the harmony of the universe) to accelerate regenerative tourism in the Yogyakarta Special Region.
Ethnobotanical knowledge of the Rejang tribe in Indonesia is under threat of extinction, with the youngest generation having the lowest level of knowledge.
A UGM survey finds job availability a top priority issue for the young generation in the upcoming Indonesian election.
UGM students research indigenous ecotourism in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park.
UGM students have studied the psychological conditions of multi-platform online motorcycle taxi drivers in Yogyakarta.
Generation Z comprises individuals aged between 8 and 23 years old. Currently, they make up 27.94 percent of Indonesia’s total population.
The UGM Center for Digital Society has released its findings on the 2024 election trends from the social media platform X.
Collaboration and synergy among stakeholders, including the government, private sector, communities, academics, and the media, are essential for developing tourism in Malinau Regency, North Kalimantan Province. At the government level, synergy is expected to come from the central government, provincial government, regency government, district, and village levels.
Professor Pramaditya Wicaksono, a lecturer at the UGM Faculty of Geography, has been honored with the “Best Presenter” award at the 4th International Conference on Integrated Coastal Management & Marine Biotechnology (ICMMBT).