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FIRST ROUND JUDGE FOR THE WHARTON-QS REIMAGINE EDUCATION AWARDS 2022

Associate Professor Dr Crystale Siew Ying Lim |  Faculty of Applied Sciences

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr Crystale Siew Ying Lim for being appointed as the First Round Judge for the Wharton-QS Reimagine Education Awards 2022. The Wharton-QS Reimagine Education Awards is the world’s largest awards programme for innovative pedagogies. It culminates in a virtual global forum for educational thought-leaders. Projects are judged based on approach, engagement, impact, scalability and competitor uniqueness.


BEST PAPER AWARD

Ts Sharmanee Thiagarajah |  Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Congratulations to Ts Sharmanee Thiagarajah for winning the Best Paper Award at the SEGi International Conference of Business, Environment, Sustainability and Technology (SiBEST 2022). Title: Sound e-learning of STEM in Malaysian Higher Institution in Malaysia. 


EFFECTS OF AMBIENT PARTICULATE MATTER (PM2.5) EXPOSURE ON CALORIE INTAKE AND APPETITE OF OUTDOOR WORKERS

Assistant 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, “Effects of Ambient Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Exposure on Calorie Intake and Appetite of Outdoor Workers” in the Nutrients (Impact Factor 2021 = 6.706, Tier 1 journal in Nutrition and Dietetics).

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GREEN ENTREPRENEURIAL ORIENTATION AND CORPORATE ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE: A SYSTEMATIC LITERATURE REVIEW

Assistant Professor Dr Naveed Ur Rehmen |  Faculty of Business and Management

Published a highly ranked paper entitled, “Green entrepreneurial orientation and corporate environmental performance: A systematic literature review" on the European Management Journal (Scopus Q1, Web of Science (SSCI), IF = 6.1, ABDC ranked “B” journal).


NON-STANDARD ERRORS

Assistant Professor Dr Liew Chee Yoong |  Faculty of Business and Management

Awarded the Runner-up for the Bates-White Prize by The Society of Financial Econometrics (SoFiE) Annual Meeting 2022 for his paper entitled, "Non-Standard Errors".


IN VITRO SAFETY EVALUATION OF SUNSCREEN FORMULATION FROM NANOSTRUCTURED LIPID CARRIERS USING HUMAN CELLS AND SKIN MODEL

Professor Dr Nyam Kar Lin |  Faculty of Applied Sciences

Congratulations to Professor Dr Nyam Kar Lin for her recent publication entitled, "In vitro safety evaluation of sunscreen formulation from nanostructured lipid carriers using human cells and skin model" in the Toxicology in Vitro journal (Impact Factor = 3.685, Tier 2).


λ-CARRAGEENAN PROMOTES PLANT GROWTH IN BANANA VIA ENHANCEMENT OF CELLULAR METABOLISM, NUTRIENT UPTAKE, AND CELLULAR HOMEOSTASIS

Assistant Professor Ts Dr Loh Jiun Yan |  Department of Biotechnology

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Ts Dr Loh Jiun Yan for his recent publication entitled, "λ-Carrageenan promotes plant growth in banana via enhancement of cellular metabolism, nutrient uptake, and cellular homeostasis" in the Scientific Reports - the 5th most-cited journal in the world (Impact Factor = 5.516, Tier 1 journal). 

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DEEP EUTECTIC SOLVENTS AS GREEN AND EFFICIENT MEDIA FOR BIOCATALYTIC PROCESSES

Associate Professor Dr Eric Chan Wei Chiang & Associate Professor Dr Wong Chen Wai |  Faculty of Applied Sciences

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr Eric Chan Wei Chiang and Associate Professor Dr Wong Chen Wai for their recent publication entitled, "Deep eutectic solvents as green and efficient media for biocatalytic processes" in the Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering book.
 


COMPARATIVE STUDIES OF PALMATINE WITH METFORMIN AND GLIMEPIRIDE ON THE MODULATION OF INSULIN DEPENDENT SIGNALING PATHWAY IN VITRO, IN VIVO & EX VIVO

Associate Professor Dr Patrick Nwabueze Okechukwu & Abbirami Balachandran |  Faculty of Applied Sciences

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr Patrick Nwabueze Okechukwu and Ms Abbirami Balachandran for their recent publication entitled, “Comparative Studies of Palmatine with Metformin and Glimepiride on the Modulation of Insulin Dependent Signaling Pathway In Vitro, In Vivo & Ex Vivo” in Pharmaceuticals [JCR Impact Factor 2021 = 5.215, Q1 in Pharmacology and Pharmacy]. 

Using computational molecular docking and pharmacokinetics along with an experimental approach with three different models (in vitro, in vivo and ex vivo), the team discovered the antidiabetic effect of Palmatine in modulating the key proteins of the insulin signalling pathway, making it a potential therapeutic agent in the treatment and management of diabetes. 
 


MICROBES AND FISH DISEASES

Assistant Professor Ts Dr Loh Jiun Yan |  Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Applied Sciences

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Ts Dr Loh Jiun Yan for his recent publication entitled, "Microbes and Fish Diseases" in the Recent Advances in Aquaculture Microbial Technology book. Publisher: Academic Press, Elsevier.