Daily Archives: January 28, 2013

Visit to partner universities in Denmark (6-7 December 2012) and the Visit of Prof. Erik Kjaer and Dr. Lene R. Nielsen in Bogor (23 January 2013)

Visit to partner universities in Denmark, i.e. University of Copenhagen (UC) and Aarhus University (AU), was made on 6-7 December 2012. During the visit at Copenhagen, MoU between IPB Bogor and University of Copenhagen was signed by Vice Rector IPB … Continue reading

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Workshop on Biodiversity Research (30 November 2012)

On 30 Nov 2012, a workshop on biodiversity research jointly organized between Bogor Agriculural University (IPB) and University of Goettingen (UGOE) was successfully conducted at the Campus of Faculty of Forestry IPB. The workshop was attended by around 40 participants … Continue reading

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CRC990-EFForTS Workshop on Data Policy and Management at IPB Bogor (22 November 2012)

The workshop were attended by CRC990-EFForTS researchers from UNJA, UNTAD, IPB, UGOE and LIPI. The Workshop was conducted with objectives as follows: i) to identify gaps (e.g. specific circumstances not covered by the draft); ii) to identify contradictions within the … Continue reading

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Speaker of Track 6 (Environmental Sustainability) at the 8th QS Apple Exhibition and Conference in Bali (15 November 2012)

“Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources: Lessons Learned and Best Practices from International Collaboration at IPB” By Iskandar Z. Siregar and Ulfah J. Siregar (Department of Silviculture, Faculty of Forestry, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Kampus IPB Dramaga, Bogor; … Continue reading

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Invited speaker at the Policy Dialogue – Global partnerships for the Knowledge Economy: Building research and innovation in Higher Education organized by British Council, Yogyakarta (31 October 2012) and Networking Event – European Higher Education Fair (EHEF), Jakarta (2 Novermber 2012)

On 31 October 2012, I was invited by British Council Jakarta to present a paper at the panel presentation with a title: “Building Research and Innovation: IPB’s Lessons Learned”. This Dialogue aim at providing a framework for the development of … Continue reading

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Field Visit of CRC990-EFForTS: Sub-project B-03 “Plant Genetic Diversity in Different Transformation System” (14-17 October 2012)

A field visit organized by the group of researchers in SP B03 was made on 14-17 October 2012. The members of the group joining the field visit were Prof. Reiner Finkeldey (UGOE), Prof. Iskandar Z Siregar (IPB), Dr. Sri Rahayu … Continue reading

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External Examiner of a PhD Dissertation (19 July 2012)

On 19 July 2012, I attended an open PhD thesis examination of Ms. Ratna Yuniati as one of the external examiners. The thesis title was “Construction, Cloning and Introduction of Alumunium-Activated Malate Transporter Gene in Jatropha curcas L. IP-2P”. The … Continue reading

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Visits to Revegetation Sites on Gold Mining (West Java) and Gold Mining (West Nusa Tenggara) (14 July and 7-8 August 2012)

Within the framework of evaluation on “Environmental Management Performance”, particularly on re-vegetation management of ex mining sites, I visited a gold mining company in West Java (JABAR) and a nickel mining company in East Nusa Tenggara (NTB) to verify some … Continue reading

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Journal Article “Population structure and demographic history of a tropical lowland rainforest tree species Shorea parvifolia (Dipterocarpaceae) from Southeastern Asia”

Abstract Distribution of tropical rainforests in Southeastern Asia has changed over geo- logical time scale, due to movement of tectonic plates and/or global climatic changes. Shorea parvifolia is one of the most common tropical lowland rain forest tree species in … Continue reading

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Field Trip CRC990-EFForTS (22-23 June 2012)

Following the seminar and kick-off workshop in Bogor, groups of CRC990-EFForTS researchers made further travel to Jambi to continue discussion with Jambi University (UNJA) researchers that was held at the Hotel Golden Harvest. The next day, a field visit to … Continue reading

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