UNAIR NEWS – There is something different from annual research product exhibition held this year. This time, academicians of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FKH) and Faculty of Fisheries and Marine (FPK) is displaying crossbred animals they breed. Furthermore, there is also Faculty of Pharmacy (FF) which displays their herbal products.
It was stated by Universitas Airlangga’s Indonesia Research and Innovation Expo (IRIEx) Head Commitee in 2016 Prof. Dr. Suwarno, drh., M.Si., during interview. Prof. Suwarno explained that in IRIEx there will be two exhibitions, indoor and outdoor.
Outdoor, there will be cattle and plants bred by some faculties in UNAIR. FKH will display its cows, goats and sheeps. FPK will display their fishery products while FF with their herbal products.
“So, in the parking lot, there are seven tents used by FKH to display their cows, goats and sheep. FPK to display their fish and FF to display their herbal products and honey,” said Prof. Suwarno.
The idea of having exhibition outdoor was from UNAIR Rector Prof. Dr. M. Nasih, S.E., M.T., Ak, so IRIEx can display all the products. The products created by academician UNAIR will gain reputation for UNAIR.
“There is a cow coded 06, there’s a code for goat. Later will be displayed on behalf of UNAIR,” said Prof. Suwarno. “The products will be displayed. Cows and other products are our specialty. It is a proof which shows that aside from learning, there must be an application to special production like them,” said the Rabies expert of FKH UNAIR.
In IRIEx, there will be at least 70 stands for all faculties and research institutions in UNAIR, some other universities, industrials, agencies and micro and medium business units. As planned, Miniter of Agriculture Amran Sulaiman is scheduled to open and visit the research exhibition.
Beside exhibition, there is also a seminar attended by UNAIR academicians and stakehorders, such as a seminar and talk show attended by former public officials, community organization and academicians.
There is a workshop on scientific writing for senior high school students in Surabaya. It is an effort to improve students’ sensitivity and understanding on the importance of science projects. (*)
Author: Defrina Sukma S.
Editor : Dilan Salsabila