THEIR PROJECT RECEIVES A GRANT OF RM250,000 BY THE MALAYSIA RESEARCH UNIVERSITY NETWORK (MRUN)ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR LIONEL IN LIAN AUN and ASSISTANT PROFESSOR DR OH SIEW PEI
Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr Lionel In Lian Aun (Faculty Of Applied Sciences) and Assistant Professor Dr Oh Siew Pei (Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts) for receiving a grant of RM250,000 By the Malaysia Research University Network (MRUN) through the Young Researchers Grant Scheme (MY-RGS). Their project was titled ‘A dual-pronged approach to increase production of farmed tilapia using lactococcal-based vaccination and enzybiotic’. A total of 6 research projects were selected from a grand total of 238 applications amounting to RM1.5million.
RECIPIENT OF THE BEST PAPER AWARD AT THE 13TH MOH-AMM SCIENTIFIC MEETING 2019Dr Poh Tian Er |  MSc (Healthy Aging, Medical Aesthetics and Regenerative Medicine)
Congratulations to Dr Poh Tian who recently received the Best Poster Award (Clinical) at the 13th MOH-AMM Scientific Meeting 2019 in conjunction with the 21st National of Health (NIH). The scientific meeting was organised by the Ministry of Health (MOH), Malaysia and Academy of Medicine of Malaysia (AMM). Her paper was entitled ‘Efficacy and Safety of Stem Cell Therapy for people with Cerebral Palsy: Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis’.
DYSLEXIA: AN EXPERIENCE WITH AUGEMENTED REALITYFonita Theresia |  Master of Arts and Design
Congratulations to Fonita Theresia for a successful collaboration exhibition between ICAD UCSI University and Universitas Multimedia Nusantara (UMN) entitled “BOOX”, An Augmented Campaign For Dyslexia held at Gramedia in Jakarta last 21 September 2019.
Her paper was recognised as original and innovative by DCI (Elite Tutor Programme for Dyslexia and Autism) of Jakarta. The founder of Elite Tutor Indonesia, Dr Sumarsono expressed that her paper was the only one accepted to be part of its research interest and further collaboration among many papers up to PhD level.
UCSI WINS SILVER MEDAL AT 5TH TLIF 2019Professor Dr Yu Lih Jiun, Professor Dato’ Dr Ahmad Ibrahim and Wan Zailah Wan Said |  Faculty of Engineering, Technology and Built Environment
Congratulations to Professor Dr Yu Lih Jiun, Professor Dato’ Dr Ahmad Ibrahim and Wan Zailah Wan Said for winning the Silver Medal at the 5th Teaching and Learning Innovation Festival (TLIF) 2019 on 4 October 2019.
Their paper title was “Implementation of Experiential Learning Based Assignment in Engineering Management Course”. It discussed the application of new teaching and learning pedagogy in the course “Engineering Economics and Management”.
RECIPIENT OF THE CISI GLOBAL EDUCATIONAL TRUST AWARD 2019Dana Teoh |  BSc (Hons) Finance and Investment
Congratulations to Dana Teoh who recently received the CISI Global Educational Trust Award 2019. She was the only winner from Malaysia. Others who participated in this award were from Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore and India,
The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) is the leading UK professional body for securities, investment, wealth and financial planning professionals.
FIRST RUNNER UP AT THE NATIONAL INVESTMENT CHALLENGE EXTRAVAGANZA 2019Lau Ze Kai |  Bsc (Hons) Finance and Investment
Congratulations to Lau Ze Kai for being the first runner up in a team of four at The National Investment Challenge Extravaganza 2019. The competition was held on October 3-5, 2019 at University Utara Malaysia and organised by the Bursa Young Investor Club (BYIC).
BEST PAPER AWARD AT THE 7TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BUSINESS, ACCOUNTING AND ECONOMICS 2019Ho Min Yoong |  Lecturer, Faculty of Business and Information Science
Congratulations to Ho Min Yoong, lecturer from Faculty of Business and Information Science for receiving the Best Paper Award at the 7th International Conference on Business, Accounting and Economics 2019, UTAR on 4 October, 2019.
His paper was entitled: A New Credit Rating Model From The Perspective Of Small And Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia With Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP).
PHD CANDIDATE NG CHOON MING WON THE BEST POSTER AWARD FOR RESEARCH PRESENTATION AT MASO 2019 CONFERENCENg Choon Ming |  PhD in Nutrition, Faculty of Applied Sciences
Congratulations Ng Choon Ming, PhD Candidate under the supervision of Asst Prof Dr Satvinder Kaur (Faculty of Applied Sciences), on winning the Best Poster Award for research presentation at the Malaysain Association for teh Study of Obesity (MASO) Conference. The event was held on 15 to 16 October 2019 at Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur.
BEST GUIDED POSTER PRESENTATION AWARDAssistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur |  Faculty of Applied Sciences
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur from UCSI's Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS) on winning the Best Guided Poster Presentation Award for your research project regarding culinary nutrition education for schoolchildren in Kuala Lumpur at the 2019 International Congress on Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome & Asia-Oceania Conference on Obesity (ICOMES & AOCO 2019) that was held in Seoul, South Korea from 29 to 31 August 2019.
ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS GET CREATIVE, CONTRIBUTING TO COMMUNITYStudents of Bachelors of Arts (Hons) in Interior Architecture |  Bachelors of Arts (Hons) in Interior Architecture
UCSI University’s Interior Architecture students presented their design studio project at the Pangkor Story House exhibition in conjunction with the Pangkor Island Festival 2019 from 13 to 15 September, 2019.
The Pangkor Island Festival was organised by Oriental Art and Cultural Center (OACC).