Yearly Archives: 2016


FRIM DG gets ‘R&D Icon’ award

16 December 2016 (Friday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Dato’ Dr Abd Latif Mohmod received the Anugerah Perdana Research and Development (R&D) Icon 2016 award from the National Book Development Foundation (YPBN) yesterday. Abd Latif (third from right) receiving the award from Mustapa (third from left) at the award presentation ceremony. The Minister of International Trade and Industry, Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, presented the Icon award at a ceremony, held in conjunction with the launching of a book on ‘Dikir Barat’ at the International Book Conference 2016. The conference was co-organised by YPBN, IIUM Press, [...]

FRIM DG gets ‘R&D Icon’ award2018-05-21T11:53:56+08:00

Malaysia wins CHM Gold Award

12 December 2016 (Monday) - Malaysia received the Gold Award for its new Clearing House Mechanism (CHM) recently at the Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP13) held in Cancun, Mexico, 4-17 December 2016. FRIM Forest Biodiversity Division Director Dr Lillian Chua (front, left) holding the trophy and certificate, posing for a pix with other Malaysian delegates, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources for Mexico, Rafael Pacchiano Alamán (centre in white) and FDPM Silviculture and Forest Biodiversity Conservation Director Dato' Azmi Nordin (far right) after a plenary session. The award, accorded [...]

Malaysia wins CHM Gold Award2018-05-21T12:02:13+08:00

SPF Mata Ayer receives occupational safety award

18 October 2016 (Tuesday) – The Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Research Station in Mata Ayer (SPF Mata Ayer) has received an award for excellence in occupational safety and health for the public sector category from the Perlis State Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) recently. The certificate of appreciation from the Perlis State DOSH. The award in the form of a certificate of appreciation was presented by the State DOSH Director, Rukairulaizamm Ab Rahman to the SPF Mata Ayer Manager, Ahmad Fauzi Mohd Shariff at the award ceremony in Kuala Perlis, on 13 October. There were 10 [...]

SPF Mata Ayer receives occupational safety award2018-05-21T12:05:33+08:00

E-PaWV project wins International Awards

5 September 2016 (Monday) - The Forest Research Institute Malaysia's (FRIM) Engineered Palm Wood Veneer (E-PaWV) Project team took home two awards from the International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada (iCAN2016) held in Toronto on 27 August. The iCAN awards and certificates. The innovation developed the team, 'E-PaWV for Seating Component' clinched the iCAN Gold Award as well as the iCAN Best Invention of Asia Award. It was one of the 211 entries to this competition from 36 countries. FRIM Research Officer Yanti Abd Kadir received the awards on behalf of the E-PaWV team at the presentation ceremony. Also present was Yusuf Shahrom, the Managing Director of Sasabina Recreation [...]

E-PaWV project wins International Awards2019-02-10T00:35:01+08:00

FRIM fellow receives Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Medal

14 July 2016 (Thursday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Research Fellow Dr Saw Leng Guan was awarded the prestigious Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) Medal on 11 July for his excellence as a taxonomist, his contribution to the understanding of Malaysian biodiversity and his key role in conservation initiatives over 30 years. Milne (left) presenting the medal to Saw. RBGE is a leading international research organisation delivering knowledge, education and plant conservation action around the world. The medal, awarded in recognition of an outstanding individual’s contribution in any field related to the work of the RBGE, was first [...]

FRIM fellow receives Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Medal2018-05-21T12:15:21+08:00

FRIM researcher gets Best Paper Award

The award certificate presented to Hamdan at the conference. 18 April 2016 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Forestry and Environment Researcher Gs. Dr Hamdan Omar won the Best Paper Award at an international conference held recently in Kuala Lumpur. Hamdan received the award from Institution of Geospatial and Remote Sensing Malaysia (IGRSM) President, Assoc. Prof. Dr Abdul Rashid Mohamed Shariff, at the closing of the 8th IGRSM International Conference and Exhibition on Geospatial and Remote Sensing on 14 April. The paper entitled, “Quantifying Rate of Deforestation and CO2 Emission in Peninsular Malaysia using Palsar Imageries” was picked [...]

FRIM researcher gets Best Paper Award2018-05-21T12:18:10+08:00

FRIM gets Special Security Protection Award 2014

8 March 2016 (Tuesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) received a four-star (good) rating in the Special Security Protection Award 2014, organised by the Chief Government Security Office of the Prime Minister’s Department. The award presentation ceremony was officiated by the Chief Secretary to the Government, Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa at the Perdana Putra Building in Putrajaya on 4 January. The award aims at increasing the level of security protection involving secrets and assets of the government at all ministries, departments and government agencies. A total of 197 government agencies ranging from federal departments, statutory bodies, federal departments and [...]

FRIM gets Special Security Protection Award 20142018-05-21T12:20:36+08:00
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