EFFECT OF RICE (ORYZA SATIVA L.) CERAMIDES SUPPLEMENTATION ON IMPROVING SKIN BARRIER FUNCTIONS AND DEPIGMENTATION: AN OPEN-LABEL PROSPECTIVE STUDYAssistant Professor Ts Dr Tan Chung Keat |  Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Ts Dr Tan Chung Keat for his recent publication entitled, ‘Effect of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Ceramides Supplementation on Improving Skin Barrier Functions and Depigmentation: An Open-Label Prospective Study’ in Nutrients (Impact Factor 2021 = 6.706, Tier 1 Journal in Nutrition and Dietetics) in collaboration with Nexus Wise Sdn. Bhd.
CYTOKINES, CXCL10 AND CCL2 AND KYNURENINE METABOLITES, ANTHRANILIC ACID ACCURATELY PREDICTS PATIENTS AT RISK OF DEVELOPING DENGUE WITH WARNING SIGNSProfessor Dr Shamala Devi A/P K.C. Sekaran, FASc |  Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Congratulations to Professor Dr Shamala Devi A/P K.C. Sekaran, FASc for her recent publication entitled, ‘Cytokines, CXCL10 and CCL2 and Kynurenine Metabolites, Anthranilic Acid Accurately Predicts Patients at Risk of Developing Dengue with Warning Signs’ in The Journal of Infectious Diseases (Impact Factor 2021 = 7.759, Tier 1 in Infectious Diseases).
BEST INNOVATION & COMMERCIALIZATION AWARDFaculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences team |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences (FPS) team led by Assoc Prof. Dr Mogana Sundari Rajagopal, Assoc Prof Dr Palanirajan Vijayaraj Kumar and Mr Hardave Singh Bhall, won the Best Innovation & Commercialization Award for their invention (Pharmcare Sanitizer Spray). The team developed a skin friendly, moisturising sanitiser spray with 99.9% antiseptic properties. The product was commercialised through the Laurent Bleu Medical Clinic, whereby the feedback and response of the product was overwhelming.
AWARDED WITH PROFESSIONAL TECHNOLOGISTTs Chan Chiew Chuen |  Lecturer
Awarded with Professional Technologist by the Malaysia Board of Technologists (MBOT) on on 29 June 2022.
APPOINTED AS MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF SENATEAssistant Professor Dr Leong Choi Meng |  Head of Programme, PhD and DBA Programmes
Appointed as Member of the Board of Senate for the Malaysian Association of Company Secretaries (MACS).
1ST RUNNER UP IN THE US POTATOES COOKING COMPETITION 2022Abdelaziz Youssef Mohamed Elsayed and Goh Wai Hong |  Diploma in Culinary Arts
Congratulations to Youssef and Wai Hong for being the 1st Runner Up in the US Potatoes Cooking Competition 2022, under the supervision of Assistant Professor (Chef) Loke Hoi Weng and Assistant Professor (Chef) Mohamad Fadzly Che Omar. The competition was held at UOW Malaysia, KDU Glenmarie Campus, Shah Alam and our winners brought home a cash prize worth RM2,000.
CONGRATULATIONS FOR RECEIVING THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PHARMACOLOGY AND EXPERIMENTAL THERAPEUTICS (ASPET) TRAVEL AWARDJacinta Nalweyiso |  Master of Science (Applied Sciences) by Research
Congratulations for receiving the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) Travel Award, under the supervision of Associate Professor Dr Nwabueze Patrick Okechukwu. This award is presented to outstanding young scientists to enable them to present their research at one of the largest biological scientific meetings in the world. The Experimental Biology meeting gathers more than 12,000 scientists from over 65 countries representing the fields of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, and pharmacology.
WON THE SILVER AWARDAssistant Professor Dr Leong Choi Meng |  Head of Programme, PhD and DBA Programmes
Won the Silver Award in International Invention & Innovative Competition (InIIC Series 1/2022).
APPOINTED AS PART OF THE EDITORIAL REVIEW BOARDAssistant Professor Dr Eugene Aw Cheng Xi |  Head of Research and Postgraduate Studies
Appointed as part of the Editorial Review Board for The Bottom Line (Emerald) by the Editor-in-Chief, Professor Ricardo Vinícius Dias Jordão. The journal is indexed in SCOPUS and Web of Science (WoS) Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).
SOCIAL MEDIA CO-CREATION ACTIVITIES AMONG ELDERLY CONSUMERS: AN INNOVATION RESISTANCE PERSPECTIVESenior Professor Dr Ooi Keng Boon, Associate Professor Dr Cham Tat Huei, Professor Dr Garry Tan Wei Han and Assistant Professor Dr Eugene Aw Cheng Xi |  UCSI Graduate Business School
Received Best Paper Award for their research entitled, "Social Media Co-creation Activities among Elderly Consumers: An Innovation Resistance Perspective" which was presented in the International Conference on Information Systems and Intelligent Applications (ICISIA 2022) on 1 & 2 July 2022.