UniMAP Sponsors Four School Students To Participate IYIA 2017

Last update: 13/09/2017

KANGAR, Sept 12 (Bernama) -- Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) is sponsoring four students from two schools in Perlis to take part in the Fourth International Young Inventors Award (IYIA 2017) in Jakarta, Indonesia next week.

UniMAP Vice-Chancellor Datuk Prof Dr Zul Azhar Zahid Jamal said the sponsorship of US$500 (RM2,103) was an ongoing initiative by the university to support research works by primary and secondary school students.

This is in line with the advice by the government for universities to focus on translational research. The students' research should be focused from the early stage since it can improve the well-being of the society, he told reporters after the sponsorship handing over ceremony here today.....