Core Group

Geological Heritage of Malaysia

Research in developing the concept of geological conservation that introduces geological resources and landscapes as components of Mother Nature for preservation.

Further info:
Head: Prof. Dr. Mohd Shafeea Leman
Tel: +603 8921 4145

Water , Forests and Natural Resources

Head: Dato’ Shaharuddin Mohamad Ismail
Tel: +603 8921 4514

Liveable Cities and Landscape Ecology

Head: Emeritus Prof. Dato’ Dr. Abdul Samad Hadi
Tel: +603 8921 4148


Head: Emeritus Prof. Chamhuri Siwar
Tel: +603 89214154

Chemical Management

Malaysian Network for Integrated Management of Chemicals and Hazardous Substances for Environment and Development (MyNICHE)   is an integrated management network for chemicals and hazardous substances for environment and development, established on 16th June 2005 with the cooperation of the Conservation of Environmental Management Division, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. Members of MyNICHE consist of representatives from government agencies, universities, research institutes, the private sectors and non-governmental orgsanisations (NGOs).

Further info:
Head: Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mazlin Mokhtar
Tel: +603 89214144

Ecosystem Change and Adaptation

Malaysian Network for Research on Climate, Environment and Development (MyCLIMATE) provides research support to the National Focal Point for UNFCCC and the Cabinet Committee on Climate Change in climate change research activities at national, state and local levels. It is also a network of individuals and organisations from various universities, government agencies and institutions interested in climate change issues to support sustainable development. The Secretariat of MyCLIMATE is hosted by LESTARI, UKM

Further info:
Head: Prof. Dr. Joy Jacqueline Periera
Tel: +603 89214153

National Tropical Rock Engineering Research Group (NatRock)

Head: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tajul Anuar Jamaluddin
Tel: +603 89215395

Mediasi Lestari UKM

Head: Prof. Dr. Muhammad Rizal Razman
Tel: +603 89217650

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