APPOINTED AS A CONSULTANT TO THE 'GROWTH IN BILINGUAL & BILITERACY PROFICIENCY: ENVIRONMENTAL, INDIVIDUAL & EXPERIENTIAL FACTORS (GIBBER)' PROJECTPROFESSOR DR ROGAYAH A RAZAK |  Deputy Dean (Research and Postgraduate) Acting Head of Department, Psychology
Congratulations to Professor Dr Rogayah A Razak on her appointment as a consultant to the "Growth in Bilingual & Biliteracy Proficiency: Environmental, Individual & Experiential Factors (GIBBER)' Project. A research grant awarded to the Centre for Research in Child Development, National Institute of Education/Nanyang Technological University by the Ministry of Education, Singapore
CONGRATULATIONS TO PROFESSOR DR RICHARD PETER BAILEY FOR HIS RECENT PUBLICATIONS ENTITLED IN THE JOURNAL ‘SUSTAINABILITY’ (IMPACT FACTOR = 3.889; Q1)Professor Dr Richard Peter Bailey |  Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts
Congratulations to Professor Dr Richard Peter Bailey for his recent publications entitled in the journal ‘Sustainability’ (Impact Factor = 3.889; Q1):
- Active Schools in Europe – A Review of Empirical Findings (with C. Scheuer, European Physical Education Association; and F. Ries, University of Seville, Spain)
- Active Learning: A Review of European Studies of Active Lessons (with C. Scheuer, European Physical Education Association, S. Heck, University of Luxembourg; and University of Seville, Spain)
- Guest Editor for a special issue of Education ‘Education Sciences’ (CiteScore 2.9) on the topic of ‘Physical education: Teaching and Learning’, and another Special Issue for ‘Sustainability’ on Sport and Mental Health.
- Publication in paperback of his book ‘Physical Activity and Sport During the First Ten Years of Life: Multidisciplinary Perspectives’ (Routledge).
WINNING THE BEST PAPER AWARD AT THE 2022 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS (ICOGPA) FOR THIER ARTICLES TITLED "PENGETAHUAN DAN KESEDARAN MENGENAI EKSTREMISME DAN KEGANASAN DALAM KALANGAN PELAJAR UNIVERSITI AWAM"Professor Dr Siti Zobidah Omar and team |  Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts
Congratulations to Professor Dr Siti Zobidah Omar and team for winning the best paper award at the 2022 International Conference on Government and Public Affairs (ICOGPA) for their article titled "Pengetahuan dan Kesedaran Mengenai Ekstremisme dan Keganasan dalam Kalangan Pelajar Universiti Awam" organised by Universiti Utara Malaysia and Maktab Polis Diraja Malaysia Kuala Lumpur on 18 October 2022.
MALAYSIAKU: A COLLECTION OF ALWYN LAU'S MALAY MAIL ARTICLES (2015-2022) PUBLISHED BY UCSI PRESS JULY 2022Assistant Professor Dr Alwyn Lau Wing Wang |  Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dr Alwyn Lau Wing Wang Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts For the publication of his co-edited book titled: MALAYSIAKU: A Collection of Alwyn Lau's Malay Mail Articles (2015-2022) Published by UCSI Press July 2022
Dr Alwyn Lau has co-edited the book with UCSI University lecturers, Dr Jill Lee Sze Seau, Assistant Professor Dr Kususanto Ditto Prihadi and Dr Mohamad Ikhram Bin Mohamad Ridzuan. Alwyn began writing for the Malay Mail in 2015. Since that time, he has written more than four hundred articles on topics ranging from schooling to government to culture and, of course durians. The editors hope that this collection of some of his most popular and controversial pieces in the past seven years may serve not only as a nostalgic trip to some key events in our country, but also, as a conversation starter on some critical topics we may be wise not to forget.
APPOINTED AS THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER OF QRAMASSISTANT PROFESSOR DR ZHOORIYATI BINTI SEHU MOHAMAD |  Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts
Appointed as the Executive Committee Member (EXCO) of the Qualitative Research Association of Malaysia (QRAM),
APPOINTED AS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER (EXCO)ASSISTANT PROFESSOR DR ZHOORIYATI BINTI SEHU MOHAMAD |  Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts
Appointed as Executive Committee member (EXCO) of Malaysian Criminological and Correctional Association (MCCA).
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.”.