Semarang| Unimus Chemistry Students Association (Himadikmia) in collaboration with the Undergraduate Program of Chemistry Education in Universitas Muhammadiyah Semarang (Unimus)organised “Talkshow Chemistry for SDG’S” on Sunday (26/01/2029) in 7th floor FK Hall of Unimus. This event was attended by Dean of FMIPA, Dr. Eny Winaryati, M.Pd, Head of Undergraduate Program of Chemistry Education, Lecturers and students, participants of “Chemisty Expo & Festival” competitions. In addition, this event invited Dr. Eny Winaryati, M.Pd (Dean of FMIPA Unimus), Ngadiwiyana, S.Si., M.Si (Lecturer of Chemistry in Undip), Dr. Ir. Nurrahman, M.Si (Lecturer of Food Technology in Unimus) and Eko Yulianto, S.Pd.Si., M.Pd (lecturer of Environmental Chemistry in Unimus).
Dean of FMIPA Unimus appreciated Himadikmia for organising this national big event that invite many participants from around Indonesia (Universities and High Schools in Indonesia). She stated that this interesting program themed “Kontribusi generasi muda dalam implementasi SDG’S (Sustainable Development Goals)” was conducted for two days. “SDG’s is a kind of program planned by United Nations, synergised by every elements that exist in the environment. In addition, students both university and high school students are part of youngsters who need to contribute for the development of the country by joining many good activities and sharing beneficial information.
Students are demanded to be able to analyse programs made by SDG’s activity to broaden their new insights and knowledge. Furthermore, students need to be more engaged in any learning process and program proposed by the government to collaborate and synergise in order to create creativity. “Creativity leads new motivation to create new innovation in every sectors such as education, environment, food security, technology, and health, in reference to UN’s programs in SGD’s, especially for developing countries (Indonesia). She also stated that learning in Chemistry Education will cover any aspect of life including education, health, environment, industry and technology.
This talkshow and competition aimed at triggering students critical thinking and problem solving ability once they experience new problems. It is expected that students will think about any brilliant ideas, information and able to analyse issues developed nowadays, especially in technology development. For example, in medical sector, students might be able to create innovation for health workers to assist and help them to accomplish their works. Whereas, in environment sector, they need to be able to create positive impact technology to keep the environment good. Furthermore, in food security, they would be able to create technology for the sake of food security starting from food selection, and a research to study the appropriate one. Thus, students will be able to understand, mention and create innovation to be implemented in daily lives.
Reported by the Technical Unit of Public Relation and Protocol