STEM FOOD FUN – LEARNING THE ART OF SCIENCE THROUGH THE SCIENCE OF FOOD: FUTURE-CASTING THE SCIENCE “CLASSROOM” THROUGH AN INQUIRY-BASED PEDAGOGYAssociate Professor Dr Crystale Lim Siew Ying & |  Department of Biotechnology
For receiving the Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MSMBB) EduSTEMX 2020/2021 grant fund for the following projects: Project Leader, STEM FOOD FUN – Learning the Art of Science through the Science of Food: Future-casting the Science “Classroom” through an Inquiry-based Pedagogy; Grant amount: RM4,000
SUCCESSFULLY PUBLISHED AN IMPACTFUL ARTICLENajwan Khaleel Jubair |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Najwan Khaleel Jubair, our Doctor of Philosophy (Pharmaceutical Sciences) candidate for successfully publishing an impactful review article titled “Antibacterial Mechanism of Plant-Derived Compounds against Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria (MDR)”, in the Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (Q1, IF 2.62).
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PRENATAL EXPOSURE TO HEAVY METALS AND ITS ASSOCIATION WITH FETAL GROWTH, TELOMERE LENGTH AND DNA DAMAGE IN NEWBORNSAssistant Professor Dr Normina Ahmad Bustami |  Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
Received The Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) RM130,900.00 funded by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) 2020.
1.Assistant Professor Dr Eugenie Tan Sin Sing (Co-PI, UCSI)
2. Assistant Professor Dr Tan Chung Keat (UCSI)
3. Associate Professor Dr Farahnaz Amini (UCSI)
4.Assistant Professor Dr Marjan Sadat Seghayat (UCSI)
5.Dr Vinodhini Bhaskaran (Sri Kota Medical Specialist Centre)
IDENTIFYING THE SIGNATURE BIOMARKER(S) OF EARLY METASTASIS EVENT IN NASOPHARYNGEAL CARCINOMA USING HETEROTYPIC MULTICELLULAR TUMOUR SPHEROIDAssistant Professor Dr Cheah Shiau Chuen |  Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
Receive The Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) RM244,800.00 funded by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) 2020.
1.Associate Professor Dr Lionel In Lian Aun (Co-PI, UCSI)
2.Professor Dr Hoh Boon Peng (UCSI)
3.Associate Professor Dr Wong Pooi Fong (UM)
4.Heng Win Sen (University Medical Centre Groningen)
APPOINTED HONORARY PROFESSOR AT INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY MALAYAProfessor Dr Kurunathan Ratnavelu |  Institute of Computer Science and Digital Innovation
Professor Kurunathan was appointed Honorary Professor at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Malaya, 2021-2024.
APPOINTED HONORARY PROFESSOR AT DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITI MALAYAProfessor Dr Raveendran Paramesran |  Institute of Computer Science and Digital Innovation
Professor Ravee was appointed Honorary Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Malaya, 2021-2024
MOST CITED TELEMATICS AND INFORMATICS ARTICLES SINCE 2018Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon and Associate Professor Dr Garry Tan Wei Han |  UCSI Graduate Business School
Their paper titled 'Gender And Age: Do They Really Moderate Mobile Tourism Shopping Behavior?' was published in Telematics and Informatics, Vol. 35 No.6, pp. 1617-1642 (Elsevier, US; ISSN: 0736-5853; Clarivate Analytics; Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI); JCR-2019, IF = 4.139). The paper has been listed as one the ‘Most Cited Telematics and Informatics Articles’ since 2018.
EMERALD OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTOR AWARD FROM EMERALD PUBLISHINGProfessor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon and Associate Professor Dr Garry Tan Wei Han |  UCSI Graduate Business School
Received the Emerald Outstanding Contributor Award from Emerald Publishing. Professor Ooi was also recognised as the 'Outstanding Reviewer" for the International Journal of Bank Marketing (Emerald; SSCI; JCR-2019, IF = 2.8; ABDC - A) in the Emerald Literati Awards for excellence 2020 by Emerald Publishing.
ADVANCED INTO SEMI-FINALS OF THE 2021 SOCIETY OF ACTUARIES STUDENT RESEARCH CASE STUDY CHALLENGELee Xue Er, Siew Chin Yoong, Chong Jia Wei, Jaclyn Loo Jieying and See Hui Xin |  Bachelor of Science (Honours) Actuarial Science
Congratulation to Actuarial Science students Lee Xue Er, Siew Chin Yoong, Chong Jia Wei, Jaclyn Loo Jieying and See Hui Xin for advancing into Semi-finals of the 2021 Society of Actuaries Student Research Case Study Challenge. Their mentor was Assistant Professor Jeff Lai.
BEST PAPER AWARD (TOP 6) IN THE AMER INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON QUALITY OF LIFE (AICQOL) 2021Nurhayati Zulkeply, Noor Fatehah Mat So’od, Zurinda Mat Rabu, Seri Intan Sidik |  School of Architecture and Built Envrironment
Congratulations to Nurhayati Zulkeply, Noor Fatehah Mat So’od, Zurinda Mat Rabu, Seri Intan Sidik for winning the Best Paper Award (Top 6) in the AMER International Conference on Quality of Life (AicQoL) 2021. Their paper was entitled “Teaching Architecture for Tertiary Students during COVID-19: Issues & Reflections”.