UNAIR NEWS – Universitas Airlangga is expecting participation of universities in eastern Indonesia and Indonesian industrials in “National Research Expo 2016 Universitas Airlangga” which is going to be held on November 10-12, 2016. The exhibition of innovative research products will be held in Airlangga Convention Center (ACC) in Campus C Jl. Dr. Ir. Soekarno, Mulyorejo, Surabaya. It is the third time of this expo and it is held to celebrate UNAIR anniversary.
According to the Head of the NRE UNAIR 2016 committee Prof. Dr. Suwarno, drh., M.Si., National Research Expo(NRE) 2016 will present great products of universities including UNAIR’s, LPPM PTN/PTS product, the results of research and development of related industrials, Student Activity Unit (UKM) and UNAIR supported units.
”They are in the exhibition, and there will be a lot of activities. There will be seminar of research results, halal seminar, paper competition, workshop on scientific composition and student art parade,” said Prof. Suwarno, professor of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FKH) UNAIR during the meeting of the committee.
He elaborated, Animal Science Paper Competition for students is for D3 and S1 students of PTN-PTS in Indonesia. This year’s theme is “Research Contribution on Animal Health and Welfare to Welcome Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific (FTA-AP) 2020”.
In this NRE, there will be exhibition of livestock, fish and herbal innovation of Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR), especially the crossed milk goat SAFERA, with pasteurized milk and yoghurt. The meat goat “Burcang” (with diversified meat product). While the exhibition of fish and herbal products are expected from the stakeholders supported by UNAIR.
Seminar and Talk Show
The seminar will discussed UNAIR selected research results. It will be held for two days. On November 11 there will be seminar themed “Stem Cell Role on Metabolic and Contagious Disease Therapy” with Prof. Dr. Fedik Abdul Rantam, drh of Stem Cell Center Universitas Airlangga and Yuyus Kusnadi, dr., Ph.D, Head of Kalbe Farma Group Laboratory as speakers.
The seminar on November 12 will be about “Herbal Potentials as Treatments for Health problems”. Prof. Dr. Suprapto Maat, Apt (FK UNAIR) and Dr. Nurul Taufiq Rohman of Indonesian Science Institute (LIPI) were invited as speakers.
Halal Seminar will be held on November 11 2016. It will discuss about the permissibility (halal) and the distribution of halal products in Indonesia. This seminar last year interested many participants as it also discussed it from the religious point of view. It will be quite similar with last time, with Dr. Ir. Anton Apriyantono (Former Minister of Agriculture), Prof. Dr. Soegijanto, Apt (LPPOM MUI Jatim), and Tati Maryati (Head of Halal Working Unit of ICMI and Gumkemindo) as speakers.
The talk show will discuss “Vaccine Product Independence in Dealing With Zoonosis in Indonesia”. It will be held in November 12, 2016 and it will invite experts on human vaccine production (PT Bio Farma Bandung) and animal vaccine (PT Vaksindo Jakarta) and fromAvian Influenza Research Center (AIRC) Universitas Airlangga.
The workshop of Scientific Writing for SMA/SMK Students of Surabaya is going to be held in November 12, 2016. The committee will invite the SMA/SMK students in Surabaya. It is an effort to improve their sensitivity and understanding on the importance of scientific writing as medium towards Indonesian youngsters’ achievements.
“The art parade will be performed by students of UNAIR from any activities like music, dancing, theater, Al-banjari, acapella and cooking demo,” said Prof. Suwarno. (*)
Author: Bambang Bes