KUCHING: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Research, through Sarawak Research Council (SRC) is inviting departments and agencies to collaborate with them in conducting research.

Its minister Dato Sri Michael Manyin said the Sarawak Research Council Bill was tabled at the last State Legislative Assembly in Nov last year, and now in force, and wanted agencies like Universiti Pertanian Malaysia, Bintulu, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas), and Sarawak Biodiversity Centre (SBC) to work together with SRC.

Jointly organised with Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak Campus in partnership with Sarawak Biodiversity Centre ( SBC), the event will flag off from Swinburne Sarawak at 6am.

According to a media release, the run will feature three routes to cater for all ages -- a 10km run which will go past WCS Malaysia’s long-term conservation partner, Hilton Kuching, a 5km run and a family-friendly 1.5km fun walk.