TOP APPOINTMENT FOR DR CRENDYAssistant Professor Dr Crendy Tan Yen Teng |  Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts
Assistant Professor Dr Crendy Tan was appointed as a Council Member of the Malaysian Psychological Association for the 2021 – 2023 term.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS OF MIPC 2021Assistant Professor Dr Crendy Tan Yen Teng, Assistant Professor Dr Zhooriyati Binti Sehu Mohamad and Mohd Farizi Bin Jamaluddin |   Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts
The team from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts were selected to be executive committee members of the 4th Malaysian International Psychology Conference 2021.
RECIPIENT OF THE FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH GRANT SCHEMEAssistant Professor Dr Zhooriyati Binti Sehu Mohamad and Assistant Professor Dr Crendy Tan Yen Teng
Received the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme of RM 69,400 for her students’ two-year study. The title of her team’s research is “A Study of Views About Self-Empowerment with Happiness Using Meaning in Life and Optimism Among Adolescent Delinquents in Juvenile Detention Center”.
Additionally, she is part of a team that received RM100,000 worth of grant for their two-year research. The title of her team’s research is “A workplace flourishing model: Assessing the role of kindness and work engagement”.
RECIPIENT OF THE MALAYSIA – JAPAN GRANTMohamad Ikhram Bin Mohamad Ridzuan |  Head of Praxis, Industry, and Community Engagement
Received an international grant worth RM 6 Million for his team’s four-year long research. The team’s research is entitled “Hybrid OTEC – Development of Malaysia Model (inclusive of Economic Evaluation) under Development of Advanced Hybrid Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) Technology for Low Carbon Society & Sustainable Energy System: First Experimental OTEC Plant of Malaysia.”.
RECIPIENT OF THE QRAM RESEARCH GRANTMs Syasyila Kalaivanan and Mr Lee Gin Lim |  Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Psychology
Received the QRAM research grant of RM 2,500 for their two-year study. The title of their research is “The Influence of Optimism and Psychological Resilience to Meaning in Life in Malaysian COVID-19 Front Liners”.
RECIPIENT OF THE QRAM RESEARCH GRANTAssistant Professor Dr Zhooriyati Binti Sehu Mohamad |  Head of Department, Psychology
Received the QRAM research grant of RM 2,500 for her students’ two-year study. The title of their research is “The Influence of Optimism and Psychological Resilience to Meaning in Life in Malaysian COVID-19 Front Liners”.
WON SILVER AWARD AND PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD AT THE INNOVATION IN TEACHING & LEARNING COMPETITION (INTELEC2020)Mohd Farizi Bin Jamaluddin |  Faculty of Social Sciences & Liberal Arts
Congratulations to Mohd Farizi Bin Jamaluddin, Lecturer, Department of Mass Communication, UCSI University and four others from UiTM for winning Silver Award and People's Choice Award in the Virtual Reality (VR) category at the Innovation in Teaching & Learning Competition (InTeLeC2020).
Their entry was titled: "VR02 - Innovation on Malay Independence War Graveyard VR Application An Alternative for Teaching & Learning".
THEIR PROJECT RECEIVES A GRANT OF RM250,000 BY THE MALAYSIA RESEARCH UNIVERSITY NETWORK (MRUN)ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR LIONEL IN LIAN AUN and ASSISTANT PROFESSOR DR OH SIEW PEI
Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr Lionel In Lian Aun (Faculty Of Applied Sciences) and Assistant Professor Dr Oh Siew Pei (Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts) for receiving a grant of RM250,000 By the Malaysia Research University Network (MRUN) through the Young Researchers Grant Scheme (MY-RGS). Their project was titled ‘A dual-pronged approach to increase production of farmed tilapia using lactococcal-based vaccination and enzybiotic’. A total of 6 research projects were selected from a grand total of 238 applications amounting to RM1.5million.
CONGRATULATIONS RABIAH ADAWIAH FOR THE SUCCESSFUL FRGS GRANT APPLICATIONRabiah Adawiah Binti Abu Seman |  Head of Department, Mass Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences & Liberal Arts
Congratulations Co-researcher from UCSI: Rabiah Adawiah Binti Abu Seman for the successful FRGS Grant Application.
Title of project: A New Model of Mhealth for Coronary Heart Disease Prescribed Self-Care.
Project Code: FRGS/1/2019/ICT01/UM/02/3
BEST DELEGATE AWARD FOR THE NARCOTICS COMMITTEE OPERATING UNDER THE ASEAN POLITICAL-SECURITY PILLARLydia Devadas |  Department of English Language and Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts
Congratulations to Lydia Devadas from the Department of English Language and Communication, FOSSLA! She received the Best Delegate Award for the Narcotics Committee operating under the ASEAN Political-Security pillar in the S. Rajaratnam Endowment - Youth Model ASEAN Conference (SRE-YMAC) 2018.