RESEARCHERS@UM


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Noor, N. M., Fadzil, M. S. A., Ung, N. M., Maah, M. J., Mahdiraji, G. A., Abdul-Rashid, H. A., Bradley, D. A. (2016). Radiotherapy dosimetry and the thermoluminescence characteristics of Ge-doped fibres of differing germanium dopant concentration and outer diameter. Radiation Physics and Chemistry

Ng, C. H., Chan, C. W., Lai, J. W., Ooi, I. H., Chong, K. V., Maah, M. J., Seng, H. L. (2016). Enantiomeric pair of copper(II) polypyridyl-alanine complexes: Effect of chirality on their interaction with biomolecules. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry

Azeez, J. H., Hwang, C. Y., Abidin, Z. Z., Ibrahim, Z. A. (2016). Kennicutt-Schmidt Law in the Central Region of NGC 4321 as Seen by ALMA. Scientific Reports

Lai, J. W., Chan, C. W., Ng, C. H., Ooi, I. H., Tan, K. W., Maah, M. J., Ng, S. W. (2016). Hydrated and anhydrous forms of copper(II) complex of 3-methylpicolinic acid, and spectroscopic studies of their ROS-inducing and proteasome inhibition. Journal of Molecular Structure

Chan, C. W., Lai, J. W., Ooi, I. H., Er, H. M., Chye, S. M., Tan, K. W., Ng, S. W., Maah, M. J., Ng, C. H. (2016). Structural characterization, ROS-inductive and proteasome inhibitory properties of ternary and binary copper(II) complexes of N-2- and N2O2-ligands. Inorganica Chimica Acta

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PASTUER'S QUADRANT FOR FACULTY DEVELOPMENT: EXPLORING THE KNOWLEDGE BASE

Improving Outcome for Children with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

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DETERMINANTS OF ADHERENCE TO THERAPIES AMONG MALAYSIAN WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER: MyBCC COHORT

THE REACTION AND KINETICS STUDIES OF CATALYST MEDIATED OXIDATION OF ALKYL BENZENES AND BENZYL ALCOHOL USING SUPPORTED GOLD BASED CATALYSTS.

Narratives of Freedom: Survivor Stories of Modern-Day Slavery from Malaysia

DR. HASHEM SALARZADEH JENATABADI

Hashem Salarzadeh Jenatabadi is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Science and Technology Studies, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya. He holds Postdoc, PhD degrees in Applied Statistics, from University of Malaya, and Master, Bachelor degrees in Mathematical Statistics areas from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran. His expertise involves application of Statistical and Mathematical modeling in Engineering, Management, Public health, Chemistry, and Economics. 

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DR. ADELINA BINTI ASMAWI

Dr. Adelina Asmawi is a Senior Lecturer and concurrently the Deputy Dean of Undergraduate Studies and the Quality Manager at the Faculty of Education, University of Malaya. She holds a PhD in Professional Development of Teachers, TESOL, and Instructional Technology from Melbourne Graduate School of Education (ranked second in the world by subject), University of Melbourne, Australia. As Deputy Dean, Dr Adelina assists and works closely with the Dean and Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and Internationalization) in the development, implementation and monitoring of progress of the faculty’s strategic plan particularly in relation to Undergraduate Studies. She also takes responsibility for the teaching and learning portfolio for the undergraduate programmes. She oversees local and international undergraduate student matters and has recently, with her team, developed a comprehensive student advisory system for the faculty. To date, her team has completed the curriculum review of the B Ed TESL, B Early Childhood, B Counseling and B Ed (Educational Management) programmes, and is in the process of developing two new undergraduate programmes; Bachelor of Special Education and Bachelor of Instructional Technology (Creative Multimedia). She takes great effort in pushing undergraduates to compete locally and internationally, and strive for excellence. In 2015, the faculty’s Undergraduate students won the POSCO Asia Fellowships 2015 under the POSCO TJ PARK FOUNDATION and the Temasek Foundation Leadership Enrichment and Regional Networking Programme Scholarship (TF LEaRN) @ Nanyang Technological University. As Quality Manager, Dr Adelina coordinates activities like Self Audits and Internal Audits that are required to direct and control the faculty with regard to quality. She champions and supports improvement initiatives and ensures that process owners maintain their part of the quality management system at the faculty level. As a researcher, Dr. Adelina actively publishes in the areas of higher education, instructional technology, creative thinking, TESOL and professional development. She enjoys exploring innovations in education – her latest being a collaborative project with University of Exeter and Chulalongkorn University on creative thinking and creative teaching for higher education. She is also in the midst of developing an interactive ibook for research in education. Her works are published in international and Malaysian journals including the International Journal of Learning, Asian Pacific Journal of Contemporary Education and Communication Technology, the Online Journal of Distance Education and E-learning, the Modern Language Journal, and the Malaysian Online Journal of Education Technology. Her most recent books are ‘The Art of Teaching English’ (2014), ‘Understanding Play in Children’s World’ (2014) and 'The Art of Reflective Thinking' (2016). Dr Adelina picked up a silver and two bronze medals from the Research and Innovation Expo for her work on ‘Literacy Activities of Malaysian School Students’ and 'Interactive Whiteboard for Teaching and Learning'. She collected the Best Research Paper Award from Singaporean Global Science and Technology Forum in 2012. She positioned third at the Malaysian National Educational Blogging Competition of 2012 and received the University of Malaya Excellence in Services Award in 2015. In the same year, she co-wrote a paper which bagged the Best Paper Award defeating 50 over papers at the International Conference on Teaching and Learning, Bangkok. Dr Adelina is involved in various community outreach programmes. In 2013 and 2014, she co-created the Developmental Instructional Supervision Module and co-trained teachers under the Ministry of Education’s Knowledge Transfer Programme. She is Editor of ‘Issues in Education Journal’ and ‘Global Science and Technology Forum Journal’. She was judge for various storytelling, debate, Three Minute Thesis (3MT) and public speaking competitions at school and varsity levels. A passionate educator, she shares her thoughts and ideas as an invited speaker in various settings, the latest entitled ‘Insanely Teach the Gen-Next: Beyond Enthusiasm, Beyond Passion', Gen-Next English Language Learning Symposium, KL. An avid scuba diver, she is regularly submerged in Underwater Awareness Projects and also dedicates some of her time to organize annual trips for school children to selected orphanages.

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ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. KIRAN KAUR A/P GURMIT SINGH

Kiran Kaur (Ph.D., University of Malaya), Associate Professor at the Department of Library & Information Science at the Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology, University of Malaya. Her research interests include information services, service quality, quality management, academic librarianship, social networking, Community information services, social capital and scientometrics. Dr. Kiran's research publications appear in Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science, Library & Information Science Research, Information Development, The Electronic Library, Libri, JoLIS, Library Review, Library Management, Collection Building, Journal of Problem-based Learning, Kekal Abadi and Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS). Dr. Kiran is also the Co-Editor of the Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science (SSCI,Scopus, LISA, Library Literature) and the Deputy Director of the Quality Management & Enhancement Center, UM. 

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