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Biology Department Students, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences Field Lectures in Bali and Baluran

Students of the Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Jember carry out field lectures again through observations by enriching objects and natural phenomena. Field lectures cannot be carried out by all UNEJ students, including students of the Biology Department, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, during the last Covid-19 pandemic. With the pandemic easing, the Biology Department is back to carry out field lectures, but still for the 2020 batch of students as a start. Sistematika Tumbuhan course observes the collection of the Eka Karya Botanical Gardens, Tabanan Regency, Bali. The management of the Eka Karya Bali Botanical Garden is carried out by Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia (LIPI) and organizationally is under the guidance of the Bogor Botanical Gardens Plant Conservation Center. Eka Karya Bali Botanical Garden has a collection of plants including orchids, ferns, begonias and cacti. This is suitable for Biology students, especially Sistematika Tumbuhan course, to conduct field lectures. Meanwhile, Ekologi Akuatik course conducts field lectures by measuring Community Structure of Marine Biota in the Intertidal Zone of Bama Beach, Baluran National Park. To note, Bama Beach is a beach that has white sand, clean sea water, there is a mangrove ecosystem as a home for marine animals, behind the beach there are many trees as a coastal forest ecosystem. Continue reading


Department of Biology FMIPA holds FGD, prepares ASIIN SAR documents

Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Jember held a FGD for the Preparation of the ASIIN Self Assessment Report (SAR) Document for application of international accreditation for the Biology Undergraduate Study Program (31/3-2/4) at Kalibaru Cottages Banyuwangi which was attended by 16 people . The activity was to prepare evidence and ASIIN SAR documents consisting of 6 criteria, Criteria 1: The Degree Program: Concept, Content & Implementation, Criteria 2: ASIIN The Degree Program: Structures, Methods and Implementation, Criteria 3: ASIIN Exams: System, Concept and Organization, Criteria 4: ASIIN Resources Criteria 5: ASIIN Transparency and Documentation, Criteria 6: ASIIN Quality Management: Quality Assessment and Development. To note, the Department of Biology, FMIPA UNEJ has been preparing to apply for ASIIN international accreditation some time ago. PS Biology wants to follow his colleagues, namely the Agribusiness Study Program and Agrotechnology Study Program at Faculty of Agriculture, as well as the Biology Education Study Program, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, University of Jember, which has previously won the Akcreditierungsagentur für Studiengänge der Ingenieurwissenschaften, der Informatics, der Naturwissenschaften und der Mathematik or ASIIN. The activity presented resource persons from PT. Surya Madistrindo Subsidiary of PT. Gudang Garam Tbk, M. Noersjam Tohari as Deputy Director and Agung Prajoko as GM Organization Development online. Continue reading


Super Longan Harvest, Superior Variety Research Results of Biology Lecturer FMIPA UNEJ

Super Longan is result of research by Dr. Hidayat Teguh Wiyono, M.Pd. a lecturer at Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Jember. The Super Longan stems from Pak Teguh concern about the Jember local longan plant which initially only grew without fruit. One of the reasons is that the hot temperature in Jember Regency makes longans do not want to flower to process into fruit. Furthermore, Pak Teguh said that longan Jember will flower only if stimulated so that it can bear fruit, without being stimulated with a booster it cannot. With special ingredients and packaged in the form of fertilizer, it is able to produce thick, sweeter longan fruit and smaller seeds. It was proven when holding the harvest on terrace of the Biology Department, FMIPA University of Jember a few days ago, The FMIPA of UNEJ community tried firsthand the advantages of super longan. “The flesh of the fruit is thick, tastes sweet and what is different is that the seeds are smaller than other longans,” said one of the staff at FMIPA UNEJ. Dozens of super longan bundles were prepared by being transported by Pak Teguh’s own unique vehicle. Several FMIPA staff who came to Biology building also received many stories about the management of super longan. The super longan, which was the result of Pak Teguh’s research, was also planted in the Banyuwangi, Lumajang, Bondowoso, and Situbondo areas of course with a booster. Continue reading


Merubetiri National Park Academic Partner since 2005, Hari Sulistiyowati received an Award from the Directorate General of KSDAE Ministry of LHK

Dra. Hari Sulistiyowati, M.Sc., Ph.D. educators from the Department of Biology, FMIPA, University of Jember won an award from Direktorat Jenderal Direktorat Jenderal Konservasi Sumber Daya Alam dan Ekosistem Kementerian Lingkungan Hidup dan Kehutanan Republik Indonesia (22/2). The award was given at Sambung Srawung Musyarawarah Bersama Kemitraan Konservasi event held by the Meru Betiri National Park Center at Bandealit Beach Jember. Present at the event, the Regent of Jember Regency, Ir. H. Hendy Siswanto, ST. IPU. together with the BKSDA Jember, who took the opportunity to release deer animals. “This appreciation is given because the learning activities involving Merubetiri National Park (TNMB) also utilize the TNMB location as a natural laboratory and field study,” said Hari. It was further stated that research activities for lecturers and students were also carried out at TNMB in accordance with the cooperation agreement between the University of Jember and Merubetiri National Park in 2017. award at yesterday’s event,” he continued. Hari also explained that KUBE, in Wonoasri Village, helped increase the capacity of human resources, management, capital, and access to markets. This made Wonoasri Village in Tempurejo District inaugurated as the center of Meru Betiri batik by Minister of Perencanaan Pembangunan Nasional/ Head of Bappenas Prof. Bambang Brodjonegoro some time ago. Continue reading


Students of Biology Department FMIPA Won Silver Medal at AISEEF 2022 International Event

Students of Biology Department, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Jember, chaired by Abdillah Maulana Farhan Angkatan 2020, won the Silver Medal in ASEAN Innovative Science Environmental and Entrepreneur Fair (AISEEF) Competition 2022 in Environmental Science (University) category. AISEEF 2022 was held from February 2 to February 5, 2022 by Indonesian Young Scientist Association (IYSA) in collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering, Diponegoro University. The title of the research presented in the final stage is “Sustainable Lakes: Design and Solutions for Regional Economic Rock Lakes in Ecotorism Jember”. Members of the team consist of multidisciplinary scientists from the University of Jember and State Islamic University of Malang, Yuli Isti Mulyani (Department of Biology FMIPA UNEJ Batch 2021), Alma Sofi (Marine Construction Engineering Study Program, Faculty of Engineering UNEJ 2020), Ainul Hilmi Ramdhani (Marine Construction Engineering Study Program, Faculty of Engineering UNEJ 2020), and Hakam Wildan Nasrullah (Department of Architectural Engineering, UIN Malik Maulana Ibrahim Malang 2020). In the process of compiling the research, he was guided by one of lecturer of Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, UNEJ in the field of ecology, Arif Mohammad Siddiq, S.Si., M.Si. The research proposal for this competitive program was inspired by post-mining activities in Jember Regency, one of which is in Gunung Batu Lake (as local people call it) Sumbersari District. The purpose of the research is to create a Sustainable Lake which becomes an ecotourism object as a source of education and can improve the local community’s economy, as well as being able to increase public awareness of the ecosystem.. Continue reading


TUK Pertanian Biologi FMIPA University of Jember in 2022

Tempat Ujian Kompetensi (TUK) Department of Biology, FMIPA, Jember University again held technical guidance on tissue culture and level II tissue culture competency test for lecturers and students of Biology Education FKIP UNEJ. Bimtek this time was also attended by students of the Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Jember. The level II tissue culture technical guidance activity began with the provision of material by the facilitator in front of a number of 128 candidates for tissue culture technical competency test level II on 7-8 January 2022 ago. “The activity is divided into two groups, each group consists of 60 and 68 students,” explained Purwatiningsih as Chair of the TUK Pertanian, Department of Biology, FMIPA UNEJ. At the preparatory stage, coordination has been carried out with the candidate for asesion. From the meeting, it was known that almost all of the assession candidates had never had direct practice of tissue culture courses. “Therefore, technical guidance activities are carried out to equip asessi candidates in facing the competency test,” he said. The technical guidance activity was carried out for 2 days, starting with an explanation of how to fill in the administrative documents that must be filled out by the candidate for assessment. Each assessment must prepare documents which include a photocopy of the latest diploma, photocopy of ID card, and also 3 pieces of 3×4 photographs for the purpose of making a competency test certificate. To note, TUK Pertanian Department of Biology FMIPA UNEJ has been verified by the Professional Certification Institute or National Agricultural LSP. And in 2021, which has also carried out technical guidance for the Faculty of Technobiology, University of Surabaya which is in online implementation. Continue reading