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9th November 2012

First, and very importantly, the Malaysian Food Feast is coming up next Saturday, the 18th of November! An exceedingly important events for our stomach and morale, we hope you’ll come and enjoy our Malaysian delicacies! If you’re interested in volunteering to help us cook, transport and clean, please sign up below as well! (There’s free food involved…)

Also, Scientific Malaysian and the newly-founded Education Talent Academy also have some announcements below.

Yang sedang memasak nasi lemak,
CUMaS Committee 2012/2013

  1. Malaysian Food Feast 2012
  2. MFF Volunteers
  3. Scientific Malaysian Issue 3
  4. Education Talent Academy

1. Malaysian Food Feast 2012

It’s here at last! Our flagship event of Michaelmas: the ever-wonderful, mouth-watering Malaysian Food Feast! Featuring the very best of Malaysian Food, this is sure to be a delicious and hopefully-not-too-fattening evening of nostalgia.

Date: Sunday, 18th November 2012
Time: 7.30 – 11pm
Venue: The Centre at St Paul’s, Hills Road, Cambridge
Facebook Event:

1. Nasi Lemak
2. Curry Chicken
3. Fried/Char Kuey Teow
4. Satay
5. Herbal Egg
6. Curry Puff
7. Cendol
8. Kuih Talam
9. Acar
10. Teh Tarik
11. Longan Drink

CUMaS members – £8
CUMSA members – £11
Non-members – £13

Please sign up here:
Sign-ups are first come, first served. This event in particular sells out very quickly, so sign up sooner rather than later to avoid disappointment!

Payment Methods: (Please pay as you confirm)

Made payable to Cambridge University Malaysia Society. Please deliver to Charmaine Tan of Christ’s College.


Bank transfer:
Sort code: 40-16-08
Account number: 12549263
Please state your name and "MFF" in the reference field.

2. MFF Volunteers

UPDATE : We have enough volunteers for the event and have closed the sign-up form.

We are still looking for more volunteers for the MFF event!

If you would like help volunteer for the event, please register here: This will be a fun opportunity to cook Malaysian food, meet new people, have loads and loads of fun, and wash dishes! As a bonus, you get to eat for free 🙂 More details will be sent to volunteers closer to the event.

3. Scientific Malaysian Issue 3

Scientific Malaysian Issue 3 is available to download at In this issue, we featured articles on journal impact factor/h-index, an interview with the Director of Comparative Genomics and Genetics Research Centre in Malaysia, life experiences of Malaysian postdoc/PhD student abroad, a science book review and an article on Fermi’s Paradox (if we are not alone in this universe, why we haven’t found the ‘others’ yet?).

Scientific Malaysian is an initiative to connect and engage with Malaysian researchers across the world. Do join our free membership if you are a scientist, engineer, mathematician, or simply interested in sciences – by signing up at

4. Education Talent Academy

Dr. Ong Shien Jin founded Education Talent Academy to bring his Harvard and MIT educational experience to talented high school students in Malaysia. Starting January 2013, the Academy will o er weekend classes in Kuala Lumpur, where the target group is Form 4 (Year 9) to Pre-University (Year 12) students. The Academy’s mission is to develop leaders who are technologically skilled and socially minded. We intend to provide a revolutionary education environment where learning is fun, and where education fosters curiosity, passion and creativity.

Find out more at

CUMaSKini 9/11/2012: Malaysian Food Feast!