"My Journey" to assist self-service for visually impaired students

"My Journey" to assist self-service for visually impaired students

10
Jul
2023

Students with visual impairments often experience difficulties performing independent care, namely orientation and mobility, that can be done independently without the need for assistive devices or the help of others. To help blind people facilitate mobility, a group of students from the Special Education program of the Faculty of Education and Psychology UNY designed My Journey. They are Dewi Meiliyan Ningrum, Kenanga Kusuma Murdiyani, Ardian Haryo Suseno and Khairil Mursyidin.

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Aromatherapy Candle from Coconut Oil

Aromatherapy Candle from Coconut Oil

19
Jun
2023

Coconuts found in Indonesia provide many benefits. Coconuts, used for various purposes, including making oil, can also be used as aromatherapy candles made from coconut oil. This product is what UNY Vocational students did in Bojong 3 Panjatan Kulonprogo. They are Reza Al-Faruqi, Citra Ramadhani, Wina Nurlita Putri, Elva Khusna, Agista Adfah Pramesti, Qanita Diza Astuti, Hanamel Ananta, Anggie Lusiana Devi and Nadia Syalwa.

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Coconut Coir Fiber as Concrete Additive for Rural Road Pavement

Coconut Coir Fiber as Concrete Additive for Rural Road Pavement

28
Apr
2023

Damage to roads with concrete pavement is often found in rural areas, one of the causes is the use of roads that exceed the maximum load of the road. This is due to inappropriate material selection or imperfect construction methods in implementation. Therefore, it is necessary to develop in the field of construction, especially road pavements that use concrete with the addition of mixtures from environmentally friendly materials.

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Batik Motif of Telang Flower by UNY Students Ready to Go Global

Batik Motif of Telang Flower by UNY Students Ready to Go Global

14
Apr
2023

Telang flowers can grow as ornamental or wild plants with single blue-purple petals. Apart from being an ornamental plant, telang flowers have been traditionally known as an eye medicine and purplish-blue food coloring. This plant has different names in each region in Indonesia, such as in Sumatra called lentil flower, in Java called teleng flower, in Sulawesi called talang, and in Maluku called bisi flower. Telang flower is the most popular edible flower at the moment. Telang flowers are famous for being dried before being consumed as a tea.

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Sorghum Kolak Cake, a New Alternative Way to Process Sorghum

Sorghum Kolak Cake, a New Alternative Way to Process Sorghum

8
Mar
2023

Sorghum is one of the cereal products that are widely grown in Indonesia. This type of cereal has a higher vitamin and mineral content than wheat, and even sorghum has a high antioxidant substance. Consuming sorghum can prevent diabetes. Although sorghum's benefits are abundant, its utilization is minimal, and it even ends up as animal feed. This fact attracted the attention of UNY students, who mixed it into sorghum compote cake. She is Tika Nur Affrimawati.

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Healthy Chips from Banana Stem Waste

Healthy Chips from Banana Stem Waste

17
Feb
2023

A team of UNY students consisting of Yustina Rahma Sari, Linda Oktafianingsih, Brina Gamelisa, Kiki Adisti, Rahayu, Tiar Rahmasanti, Arief Kurniawan, Fani Maulana, Muhammad Raihan A and Tria Adelia succeeded in processing banana stems into chips. "After harvesting bananas, banana tree trunks are cut down and rotted. People mostly have not used banana stems, so the stems have no economic value. Therefore, we are interested in making food innovations from banana stems," said Yustina Rahma Sari.

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Processing Cassava into Contemporary Sawut Schotel

Processing Cassava into Contemporary Sawut Schotel

12
Jan
2023

Cassava is one of the foods that are widely consumed by Indonesian. Almost all parts of cassava can be utilized, cassava leaves can be processed into vegetables, cassava tubers are also widely consumed and have great potential for raw materials for flour processing because they contain a lot of starch. Apart from the utilization of cassava for flour processing, there are still many other benefits in the form of cassava, mocaf flour, and processed cassava into snacks.

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Sandiana Uno Appreciates Corncob Waste Crafts by UNY Students

Sandiana Uno Appreciates Corncob Waste Crafts by UNY Students

26
Jul
2022

Corn (Zea Mays L) is a plantation crop that thrives in Indonesia and can be harvested 2-3 times a year. The corn harvest period is the most awaited because farmers benefit from their crops. However, most of the corn is sold a whole. The corn cobs are only burned and even thrown away as waste. The problem is that corncob waste is easily decomposed and causes an unpleasant odor. This problem has prompted Ade Kurniawan, a student of craft education at UNY, to process corncob waste into handicraft products that are sustainable, eco-friendly, and encourage zero waste implementation.

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Sustainable Freshwater Fish Farming with Oculo

Sustainable Freshwater Fish Farming with Oculo

30
Jun
2022

Indonesia is ranked in the top 3 as the largest fish-producing country in the world, after China and India. However, the Balitbang of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries explained that per capita fish consumption in Indonesia has only reached 25.77 kg. This figure is relatively low when compared to other countries, where one of the causes of the low consumption of fish is the price which is still relatively high. This high price is due to the lack of efficient technology and methods of freshwater fish farming currently used.

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