About IOES
The Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES) University of Malaya has its roots in the University of Malaya Maritime Research Centre (UMMReC) which was established in 2003 in response to the national call for more concerted research in the marine sciences, considering the importance of Malaysia’s abundant marine heritage as well as to coordinate and lead all research activities and consultancies in marine and maritime research at the University of Malaya. The Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES), University of Malaya, was approved by the University of Malaya Management on 23 October 2007, and officially launched on 17 January 2008.

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Recent Event
Title Merit Award for Poster presentation at the Bioenergy and Biorefinery Conference - Southeast Asia 2016: Sustainable Manufacturing for Food, Fuels and Chemicals
Date 30th May - 1st Jun 2016
Summary We happy to announce that Dr. Yeong Hui Yin and her team (Miss Ou Mei Cing, Prof Dr Ka-Lai Pang & Prof. Dr Phang Siew-Moi) won a Merit Award for Poster presentation at the Bioenergy and Biorefinery Conference - Southeast Asia 2016: Sustainable Manufacturing for Food, Fuels and Chemicals, 30 May – 1 Jun 2016, Singapore.

Mei-Cing Ou, Hui-Yin Yeong, Ka-Lai Pang, & Siew-Moi Phang (2016) Isolation and Optimization of Lipid Production in Selected Malaysian Thraustochytrids. Bioenergy and Biorefinery Conference - Southeast Asia 2016: Sustainable Manufacturing for Food, Fuels and Chemicals, 30 May – 1 Jun 2016, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory Limited, National University of Singapore, Singapore. P 67.