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 Workshop on Seaweeds Introduction, Cultivation and Products
Date 2nd May 2016
Venue Bachok Marine Research Station, Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES), University of Malaya, Bachok Kelantan
Programme
Summary The Workshop on Seaweeds Introduction, Cultivation and Products (Bengkel Pengenalan Rumpai Laut, Pengkulturan dan Produk Rumpai Laut) was successfully organized by the Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES), University of Malaya (UM), in association with the Equitable Society Research Cluster, University of Malaya with the aim of bringing together the researchers, potential seaweed farmers, local/ coastal communities and government officers in Malaysia to introduce the University of Malaya Grand Challenge Sub – Programme B: Development of Offshore and Onshore Systems for Cultivation of Selected Seaweeds (Leaded by Professor Dr Phang Siew Moi) and Sub – Programme C: Socio-Economic Assessment and Impact of High Value-Added Products Derived From Seaweed (Leaded by Associate Professor Dr Hanafi Hussin to the local and coastal communities at Bachok, Kelantan.