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Faculty of Sciences Holds the 19th National Conference on Mathematics

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Prof. Ocky Karna Radjasa, M.Sc., Ph.D
Prof. Ocky Karna Radjasa, M.Sc., Ph.D
Faculty of Sciences Brawijaya University held the 19th National Conference on Mathematics on Tuesday (24/Jul/2018) at Widyaloka building.

In his remarks, Rector Prof. Nuhfil Hanani mentioned the roles of mathematics is very important in every aspect of life. Therefore, collaboration between mathematicians and other experts is necessary.

Meanwhile, Director of Research and Community Services at Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education Institution Prof. Ocky Karna Radjasa, M.Sc., PhD mentioned there are 12 pillars that make a country can said to be competitive compared to others, namely its higher education institution and innovation.

"58 percent markets in Indonesia, its innovation is still controlled by the United State of America, Japan and China," he said.

Lack of innovation owned by Indonesia because there is still little research and patent numbers availability which is still far below Malaysia.

"We have professors, but their productivity in research is still apprehensive," he said.

Out of 5,300 existing professor, only 252 of them whose journals are cited by others.

Therefore, Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education will have a professor and associate professor evaluation. For professor will have a sanction in form of cuts in honor benefits while for associate professor will be given a punishment with no promotion.

He added, the more productive the researcher, some interesting incentives are prepare. He said, this year Research and Community Services of the Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education will have consortium research program.

The consortium research will able to assist state and private universities reinforcement. He said in 2019 research funding will increase into 1.7 trillion rupiahs.

In addition to presentation from Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education, the event was also attended by participants from 30 provinces with 371 abstracts which have been accumulated.

The activity as well as a mathematics development in increasing the country competitiveness to she ideas each other in mathematics study," said the Head of Convener Syaiful Anam.

Of the meeting is also expected information sharing on research and community services which can applied for boader communities. [Oky Dian/Humas UB/trans. Denok]

 

 

 

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