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Dean's Honour List


MSMBB YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD 2021

Associate Professor Ts Dr Lionel In Lian Aun |  Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences

Dr Lionel was awarded the MSMBB Young Scientist Award 2021 at the fourth International Conference on Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (ICMBB2021) by the Malaysian Society of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MSMBB).


APPLICATION OF KENAF SEED OIL-NANOSTRUCTURED LIPID CARRIERS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF MULTIFUNCTIONAL PHOTOPROTECTIVE COSMETIC FORMULATION

Chu Chee Chin |  Student, Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

For her recent impactful article under the supervision of Associate Professor Dr Nyam Kar Lin, Head of Research and Postgraduate Studies (FOAS), titled “Application of Kenaf Seed Oil-Nanostructured Lipid Carriers in the Development of Multifunctional Photoprotective Cosmetic Formulation”, in The Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society (JAOCS).

 


WHEN YOU EAT COULD AFFECT HOW WELL YOU SLEEP WHILE PREGNANT

Teoh Ai Ni |  Student, Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

Teoh Ai Ni, a PhD student from the Faculty of Applied Sciences, was selected by the American Society Nutrition (ASN) to present her research at the ASN Nutrition 2021 Live Online conference (ASN Nutrition 2021) on 7 – 10 June. Her research was selected by the committee from ASN Nutrition 2021 to be featured in the media. Her supervisor is Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur from the Faculty of Applied Sciences.

The title of her research presentation is “When you eat could affect how well you sleep while pregnant”.


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


BEST POSTER AWARD AT THE ASIA OCEANIA CONFERENCE ON OBESITY (AOCO-MASO) 2021

Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur D/O Nachatar Singh |  Faculty of Applied Science

Dr Satvinder won the best poster award at the Asia Oceania Conference on Obesity (AOCO-MASO) 2021, an international conference participated by delegates from Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, and Philippines. Her team presented their research entitled “Associations between chrononutrition and chronotype among Malaysian Chinese young adults: Spotlight on timing”.


RECIPIENT OF THE GLOBAL NUTRITION EARLY CAREER SCHOLAR AWARD

Dr Vaidehi A/P Ulaganathan |  Faculty of Applied Science

She was awarded the Global Nutrition Early Career Scholar Award by the American Society for Nutrition. The award was supported by Mondelez International.


FIRST PRIZE FOR BEST SCIENTIFIC EPOSTER PRESENTATION IN PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY

Dr Revathi A/P Rajan |  Faculty of Applied Science

She bagged the first prize award for the Best Scientific ePoster Presentation in Professional Category at the International eConference of Fingerprint Analysis. 


SECOND RUNNER-UP FOR THE ORAL PRESENTATION AWARD (POSTGRADUATE) IN THE UTAR INTERVARSITY SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM 2021 (UISS 2021)

Miss Sim Yan Yi |  Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

She was awarded the Second Runner-Up position the Oral Presentation Award (Postgraduate) in The UTAR Intervarsity Science Symposium 2021 (UISS 2021). Under the supervision of Associate Professor Dr Nyam Kar Lin, she presented her research entitled “Application of Hibiscus cannabinus L. KR9 (Kenaf) Leaves Extract As Skin Whitening and Anti-Aging Agents in Natural Cosmetic Prototype: Valorization of a by Product”.


TOP 15 FINALISTS OF THE 2021 YSN-ASM CHRYSALIS AWARD

Miss Sim Yan Yi and Teoh Ai Ni |  Doctor of Philosophy (Science)

They have been selected as the Top 15 Finalists of the 2021 YSN-ASM Chrysalis Award by the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) and the Young Scientists Network – ASM (YSN-ASM).


FAS STUDENT WON 3RD PRIZE IN 3-MINUTE RESEARCH & INNOVATION COMPETITION 2020

Kok Ee Yin |  Bachelor of Science (Honours) Nutrition with Wellness

Congratulations to Kok Ee Yin, a student under the supervision of Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur, on winning the third prize in the national level 3-MINUTE RESEARCH & INNOVATION COMPETITION (3-MRI) 2020. She managed to explain her research in an engaging and concise manner within 3 minutes in video titled “The Association of Light Exposure with Psychosocial Factors among Pregnant Women” under the Undergraduate category. The competition was organised by Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UNiSZA).


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