Prof. Dr. Mohammad Tariqur Rahman completed B.Sc. (1993) and M.Sc. (1995) in Microbiology from the University of Dhaka (Bangladesh); M.Sc. (1998) and Ph.D. (2001) in Biochemistry from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium). He worked at the University of Fukui (Japan) as a Centre of Excellence (CoE) researcher in the field of Neuroscience (2004-2005). He started his academic career in Biotechnology Discipline, Khulna University (1996-2003) and later served as the Founding Chairman of the Department of Pharmacy at East West University, Dhaka (2004). He also worked as a faculty member at International Islamic University Malaysia (2005-2015). Since July 2015, Prof. Tariq is attached with the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya. Prof. Tariq is currently an Assocaite Dean (continuing Education) at the Faculty of Dentistry, UM (2022-2024); Executive Editor of Annals of Dent UM – the official journal of the Faculty of Dentistry University of Malaya (2018-Present); Associate Editor of Biological Trace Element Research (IF 4.081, 2021); and the founding President of the Malaysian Society for Oral Microbiologists and Oral Immunologists (MySOMOI, 2018-2020). Among his multidisciplinary research interests, notable contributions are made in the fields of: metallo-biochemistry in health and diseases; medicinal or pharmacological applications of natural products; neocortex development; halal food science; in vitro propagation of mesenchymal stem cells; detection of pathogenic bacteria and viruses; and more recently on scientometrics. He wrote a number of health related columns in New Straits Times (Malaysia) and The Daily Star (Bangladesh). In addition to his research publications Prof Tariq authored “Healthy Living in Isalm: A Postmodern Perspective” (ISBN: 978-99917-87-09-01) and has been the lead editor of “Immunology of Dentistry” (ISBN: ISBN: 978-1119-89-30-04). Besides those academic an professional writing Prof tariq publsihed a number of poetry books (in Bangla) and a book “I am a Racist are You Not” (ISBN: ISBN: 978-967-17624-0-0) describing his expereince working and traveling different parts of the world.

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Dr Hazrina Haja is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya. She completed her PhD in 2015 from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and started teaching in year 2015-2018 in the same institution before joining University of Malaya late 2018. She obtained her Bachelors Degree in Architecture; LAM Part I and LAM Part II from the same university. Dr Hazrina's field of expertise is Theory and Philosophy of Architecture, dealing with theory of design and theory of architecture, primarily Space Syntax and Semiotics in design. Currently she is expanding these theories in various building typologies such as housing, and other types of public buildings. Her research interest covers diverse fields of studies in architecture which includes History and Theory of Architecture, Sustainable Design, Urban Design and so much more, in hope to be a more versatile academician as part of a world renown university

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Vilashini Somiah is an anthropologist who is a senior lecturer at the Gender Studies Programme at Universiti Malaya. She received her Ph.D. from the National University of Singapore, an MA from Ohio University, an MRes from Universiti Malaya, and a BA from the Universiti Malaya. She maintains a keen interest in underrepresented narratives of women, migrants, and Borneans living in the interiors. She is the co-editor of “Sabah From the Ground: The 2020 Elections and the Politics of Survival (SIRD/ISEAS, 2021), and her first book, “Irregular Migrants and the Sea at the Borders of Sabah, Malaysia: Pelagic Alliance'' with Palgrave Macmillan (2022). Outside of academia, she writes ethnographic articles on the local socio-political landscape.To learn more about Dr. Somiah and her work, please visit

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