The Institute of Applied Sciences hosted a 3 day regional workshop on the review of the Pacific Islands Food Composition Tables (PIFCT) at the USP Lower Campus, Suva on 20 – 22 May. Funded by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the workshop focused on the feasibility of revising the 2nd edition of the Pacific Islands Food Composition Tables that was published in 2004 to produce and publish an updated 3rd edition.
The Institute of Applied Sciences (IAS) staff were treated to two informative presentations on the prolific anti-infectives’ producer Myxobacteria, by Dr Ronald Garcia and Rolf Müller from the Helmholtz Institute Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS) of Germany on Friday, 17 May at the IAS Conference Room, USP Lower Campus. HIPS is Germany’s first ever public research institute and is committed to the field of pharmaceutical sciences research.
The Institute of Applied Sciences holds Western Roadshow to increase its visibility and engagement with its customers
The Institute of Applied Sciences (IAS) held a Roadshow for its Western Customers from 24-25 April 2019 to raise awareness of its services and increase engagement with its customers. Held at the Shalini Apartments Conference Room in Sigatoka and at the Bulaccino Restaurant in Nadi, the roadshow allowed customers to hear and learn directly from […]
The Institute of Applied Sciences staff held a review meeting of its Five-Year Strategic Plan (SP) on Friday 12 April 2019 at the Novotel Lami Bay Hotel in Suva. The meeting also served as a retreat for the staff members to foster teamwork in an environment away from work. The review involved analysing the results […]
The Institute of Applied Sciences (IAS) Management Committee held its first 2019 meeting on Friday, 1 February. Chaired by the University of the South Pacific (USP) Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & International) and comprising of senior official of the University of the South Pacific, the committee’s role is to provide guidance and advice on the operational […]
The representatives of the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Ms Yukari Oni, Resident Representative and Mrs Frances Finau-Tavaiqia, Programme Officer held a meeting with IAS Management on 6 December 2018 to explore possible collaborations and funding opportunities. The JICA official were showed the IAS video on the services offered by the Institute in addition to […]
The Advisory Committee of the Institute of Applied Sciences held its second meeting on 6 December 2018 at the new IAS Board Room. Comprising high level representatives of the Fiji Government, European Union, IUCN, SPREP and USP, the Committee’s main role is to provide guidance and advice on the strategic direction of the Institute. In […]
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