SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
In a bold step towards a greener future, the UGM Faculty of Engineering has launched Grahakara Grafika, a dedicated Reduce, Reuse, Recycle (3R) Waste Collection Point. This groundbreaking initiative signals the faculty’s unwavering commitment to environmental sustainability and zero-waste practices.
The UGM LPDP recipients organized a community service program at the Piyungan landfill, discussing waste management with the Mardiko community.
Susmitha Oliviani Cahyaningrum, a student at the UGM Faculty of Animal Science, has been selected as the Best Researcher in the Indofood Riset Nugraha (IRN) Program for 2022-2023. Cahyaningrum emerged as the winner after competing with 65 students from 39 universities in Indonesia.
The UGM Faculty of Animal Sciences successfully organized the 10th International Seminar on Tropical Animal Production (ISTAP X) on November 8-9, 2023.
After appearing in several news reports recently, the Environmentally Friendly Catfish Smoker, a creation by UGM students, was showcased directly at the 2023 PIMNAS at Universitas Padjajaran, Jatinangor. Dinda Iffana Silma, the team leader, expressed gratitude because her project was funded and participated in the 2023 event.
Five UGM students have developed Integrated Smart Vertical Hydroponic Farming to help improve the productivity of hydroponic vegetable cultivation for the Tuwuh Makmur Women Farmers Group in Santren Hamlet, Sleman Regency.
The livestock and agriculture industry contributed IDR 1,672.25 trillion, 9.9% of Indonesia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2021. However, according to data from the Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture crisis center, until October 15, 2023, there were 615,444 cases of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in livestock in 27 out of 38 provinces in Indonesia. This […].
The UGM Agrotechnology Innovation Center has developed super smart fertilizer (SSF) for various crops, including tea.
Who doesn’t feel uncomfortable wearing a jacket while driving in the scorching sun? Or, during rain or cold weather, you still feel cold despite wearing a jacket. Now, you don’t have to worry anymore because five UGM students have created a jacket that can automatically adjust the temperature to match the body temperature with the […].
For coffee enthusiasts, the presence of coffee grounds is a familiar aspect.
Professor Alim Isnansetyo of UGM has been honored with the Academic Leader Award in the maritime field by the Directorate General of Research and Technology, Ministry of Education.
According to the International Diabetes Federation (2021), Indonesia ranks second with the highest number of hyperglycemia sufferers, reaching 19.5 million.
Driven by concern for the accumulation of organic waste, Rachael Tiono and her colleagues from the UGM Faculty of Dentistry processed peels from fruits and plants such as baby pacitan orange peel, horn banana peel, red dragon fruit peel, honeydew melon peel, and lemongrass leaves, into eco-enzymes for mouth ulcer medication.
A team of UGM students has developed an innovative pill capsule product specifically designed for cats to facilitate the administration of solid medications. Named Medi-Caps, these capsules are made from safe and pet-friendly materials, designed to reduce the risk of allergic reactions in cats and ensure the safety of long-term use.
The UGM Faculty of Animal Science, in collaboration with Global Food Partners (GFP) and PT Lion Super Indo, conducted Cage-Free Eggs System Training in Yogyakarta. The three-day training, held from November 3 to 5, 2023, took place at the Faculty of Animal Science and the International Training Center Cage-Free Innovation and Welfare Hub owned by […].
Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) received the National Work Award in the Researcher category on the 2023 National Health Day. This award further complements the National Work Awards that UGM has received in previous years, solidifying UGM’s presence as a university excelling in the innovation of health tools. The Ministry of Health presented the award during […].
A team of UGM researchers has developed a tool for dyeing fabric and yarn using natural dyes called GamaWarni.
Detergent is a commonly used product by people to clean clothes, shoes, and other items in their daily lives.
A group of UGM students involved in the Student Creativity Program for Community Service conducted an empowerment activity for a women’s group in Bendung Village, Gunungkidul Regency. They provided training for non-working homemakers to process the abundant potential of sorghum into processed products like nutritious brownies and cookies, which also hold economic value.
Sorghum is a functional food known for its health benefits in preventing diseases associated with the immune, endocrine, nervous, digestive, and circulatory systems.
The Ministry of National Development Planning stated that between 2010 and 2023, 20% of food waste in Indonesia originated from fruits. As a result, farmers in Indonesia often face losses because they are unable to sell their harvests, either due to surplus produce or the short shelf life of fruits. Additionally, the 2021 report from […].
The prevalence of chronic kidney failure (CKF) in Indonesia is quite alarming.
Cow manure processed using anaerobic digestion technology can yield biogas rich in methane, which can be used as fuel, a heat source, an electricity generation energy source, or injected into the natural gas grid after purification. Despite its advantages, the method produces wet residues known as digestate, often utilized as fertilizer but can potentially release […].
Students from Universitas Gadjah Mada participating in the Student Creativity Program in Entrepreneurship successfully developed a product named Herbaseed, a comprehensive educational kit for practical and educational herbal plant cultivation at home. Led by Fauzela Azira Ainaya (Biology), the team included Irma Khamidatus (Vocational College), Monica Margareta Periahkenukur (Pharmacy), Prasetyo Edi Pamungkas (Vocational College), and […].
Five UGM students have researched the potential of microalgae, specifically Chlorella vulgaris, as a treatment for mouth cavity wounds, particularly traumatic ulcers in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) patients.
UGM students have developed an integrated carbon absorption technology that can be monitored in real time using smart sensors.
A team of UGM students has successfully developed an automated liquid fertilizer composter integrated with a control system.
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.
UGM students are teaching children environmental education in Parangkusumo, Yogyakarta’s coastal area.