August 11th, 2015
The University of Nottingham featured heavily in education and trade discussions during the UK Prime Minister’s visit to Singapore and Malaysia last week.
Four members of The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) joined the UKTI (UK Trade and Investment) Northern Powerhouse delegation in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday 30 July.
Provost and CEO of UNMC, Professor Christine Ennew; Professor of Global Food Security and CEO of Crops for the Future Research Centre, Sayed Azam-Ali and Claire O’Malley, Dean for the Faculty of Science flew the flag for Nottingham and UNMC.
They were present alongside Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Sajid Javid; Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Hugo Swire; Lord Francis Maude, Minister of State for Trade and Investment, as well as MP for Broxtowe and Minister for Small Business, Anna Soubry.
Activity involving UNMC included:
In another move to strengthen UK/Malaysian ties, Malaysian think tank Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI) has just announced that it is to present a lifetime achievement award to the University of Nottingham’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir David Greenaway.
The prestigious award is to be conferred by the Deputy PM of Malaysia, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo. The ceremony will be held in the UK in November.
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