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FACULTY OF RESOURCE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

 

Rumah Setia 1st UNIMASFaculty of Resource Science and Technology (FRST) was established in July 1993, as one of the two pioneering faculties of UNIMAS. The faculty offers Bachelor of Science programmes specializing in natural resource science and management and resource technology. These programmes are designed to meet the need for graduates who have the appropriate knowledge and skills to become research scientists, managers, policy makers and entrepreneurs in various fields related to sustainable utilization, prudent management and conservation of the country's rich resources. Postgraduate (MSc and PhD) programmes by research or coursework are also offered and there are now 23 PhD and 183 master students carrying out various research projects under the major niche areas that have been identified by the faculty.

 

kampus timurThe various programmes are facilitated by able academic staff comprising 16 professors, 14 associate professors, 23 senior lecturers, 23 lecturers and 13 tutors. These academic staff have broad experience in a wide range of specializations including molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, fermentation technology, plant ecology and taxonomy, conservation biology, entomology, animal ecology and taxonomy, environmental chemistry, natural product chemistry, nanotechnology, water quality, geology, aquaculture, and aquatic biology. Science officers, assistant science officers and laboratory assistants are assigned to ensure highest quality in teaching and research activities. In addition, supporting staff headed by a Head assistant registrar are responsible for smooth management of non-academic matters.

 

 

 

323946 211138179012555 1363705348 oIn line with the status of UNIMAS as a comprehensive university, the faculty is working towards becoming a prime centre for learning and research and the preferred choice for students and researchers in natural resource science and technology. Accordingly, the faculty introduces an integrated curriculum and academic programmes, capable of meeting the demands, challenges, and changes of the 21 st century. The faculty emphasizes innovative, multidisciplinary and practical-based curriculum, relevant to the socio-economic development of the country. The formal class instructions are complemented with and strengthened by relevant research activities.

 

 

 

 

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 The faculty endeavours to play a major role in the advancement of science and technology in the country through active participation in technology transfer and promotion of co-operation between universities, government agencies, and industries. The faculty intends to provide the required knowledge, skills and manpower for the development of the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE). In this way, the faculty contributes to achieving the goals of accelerating the economic growth and development of Sarawak, as well as improving the quality of life for its people.

 

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