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STEM FOOD FUN – LEARNING THE ART OF SCIENCE THROUGH THE SCIENCE OF FOOD: FUTURE-CASTING THE SCIENCE “CLASSROOM” THROUGH AN INQUIRY-BASED PEDAGOGY

Associate 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 ARTICLE

Najwan 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 NEWBORNS

Assistant 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.

Co-researchers:

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 SPHEROID

Assistant 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.

Co-researchers:

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)


Professor Dr Kurunathan Ratnavelu

APPOINTED HONORARY PROFESSOR AT INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY MALAYA

Professor 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.

 


Professor Dr Raveendran Paramesran

APPOINTED HONORARY PROFESSOR AT DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITI MALAYA

Professor 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


Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon and Associate Professor Dr Garry Tan Wei Han

MOST CITED TELEMATICS AND INFORMATICS ARTICLES SINCE 2018

Professor 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.


Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon and Associate Professor Dr Garry Tan Wei Han

EMERALD OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTOR AWARD FROM EMERALD PUBLISHING

Professor 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 Challenge

ADVANCED INTO SEMI-FINALS OF THE 2021 SOCIETY OF ACTUARIES STUDENT RESEARCH CASE STUDY CHALLENGE

Lee 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) 2021

BEST PAPER AWARD (TOP 6) IN THE AMER INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON QUALITY OF LIFE (AICQOL) 2021

Nurhayati 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”.