Curriculum Vitae

ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. AMIRA SARIYATI BINTI FIRDAUS

Associate Professor
  • Department of Media and Communication Studies
    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • 0379675423
  • 0122671042

BIOGRAPHY


Amira Firdaus is an Associate Professor at Universiti Malaya’s Department of Media and Communication Studies, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences. Amira's core expertise is Positive/Constructive Communication with practical and conceptual applications across three fields: Communication, Higher Education, and Positive Psychology. Within these areas, Amira's interest in positive/constructive communication is implicitly integrated into her work in digital ethnography, e-learning, constructive journalism, positive education, positive organizations, and active ageing.   Amira's current multidisciplinary foci include: Adult ADHD/ADD media and communication; faculty wellbeing & happiness; online learning instructional design & communication; empathetic/inclusive instructional communication. Amira recently completed her term as Deputy Director for Professional Development / Head for Teaching & Learning at UM's Academic Development & Enhancement Centre (ADEC) (2014-2022). Amira holds a PhD in communication from the University of Melbourne. 

*Students seeking PhD or MA supervision with Amira Firdaus are kindly encouraged to email amira_firdaus@um.edu.my before submitting your application online. 

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • OTHER EDUCATION
    Faculty Learning & Development; Training & Professional Development; Early Career Academics; Positive Education; Research Student Supervision
  • OTHER PSYCHOLOGY
    Positive Communication; Wellbeing; Well-Being; Happiness; Positive Leadership; Positive Organizations; Positive Education; Positive Psychological Interventions (PPI); Strenghts; ADHD-ADD Strenghts
  • OTHER MEDIA AND COMUNICATIONS
    Organizational Communication; Constructive/Positive Journalism; Digital Ethnography; Constructive/Positive Communication

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), (Communication & Journalism)
    University of Melbourne, Australia
  • MA(UKM), (Media and Communications)
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • BSc(Hons)(Statistics)(UM), (Statistik)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Faculty member of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (appointed under para 3(1)(f), Statu XXXIII(Siri Baharu))
    09 May 2015 - present (Department of Media and Communication Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Committee Members
    12 Apr 2022 - 28 Jan 2024 (Faculty)
  • Committee Members
    01 Oct 2022 - 31 Dec 2023 (Faculty)
  • Task Force Leader
    21 Dec 2022 - 31 Dec 2023 (Department)
  • Task Force Member
    07 Apr 2022 - 31 Dec 2023 (University Malaya)
  • Committee Members
    11 Oct 2022 - 31 Dec 2023 (Department)
  • Task Force Member
    10 Sep 2019 - 31 Dec 2023 (University Malaya)
  • Deputy Director
    15 Oct 2020 - 14 Oct 2022 (Academic Development and Enhancement Centre, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International))
  • Project Leader
    15 Oct 2022 - 31 Dec 2022 (Department)
  • Committee Members
    01 Aug 2022 - 31 Dec 2022 (Faculty)
  • Committee Members
    01 Mar 2022 - 30 Nov 2022 (Faculty)
  • Manager
    02 Nov 2020 - 31 Aug 2022 (University Malaya)
  • Quality Manager
    01 Nov 2019 - 31 Aug 2022 (University Malaya)
  • Task Force Member
    11 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021 (University Malaya)
  • Task Force Member
    12 May 2020 - 30 Jun 2021 (University Malaya)
  • Pelantikan sebagai Plan Transformasi UM UM 2021-2025
    03 Aug 2020 - 02 Feb 2021 (University Malaya)
  • Deputy Director
    15 Oct 2018 - 14 Oct 2020 (Academic Development and Enhancement Centre, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International))
  • Acting Director
    19 Jun 2019 - 18 Mar 2020 (Academic Development and Enhancement Centre, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International))
  • Pelantikan Sebagai Pakar Validasi Projek Penambahbaikan Pembangunan Staf
    07 Feb 2020 - 31 Dec 2020 (University Malaya)
  • Jawatankuasa Penambahbaikan KPI & SAPT
    21 Oct 2019 - 31 Dec 2020 (University Malaya)
  • Deputy Director Academic Enhancement & Leadership Development Centre (ADeC)
    15 Oct 2018 - 14 Oct 2020 (University Malaya)
  • Pelantikan Ahli Jawatankuasa Penulisan & Editor Buku Majlis Ketua-Ketua Pusat Pengajaran & Pembelajaran IPTA Malaysia (MAGNETIC): High Impact Educational Practices (HIEPs) Guidebook
    01 Jul 2019 - 30 Jun 2020 (National)
  • Head of Unit
    14 Sep 2017 - 13 Sep 2019 (Academic Development and Enhancement Centre, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International))
  • Pelantikan Ahli Jawatankuasa Kecil Panel Penilai Anugerah Cemerlang UM (ACUM)
    31 Oct 2019 - 31 Dec 2019 (University Malaya)
  • Pelantikan Ahli Jawatankuasa Taskforce Mengkaji Semula Pelaksanaan Penilaian Kursus dan Pengajaran (PKP) UM
    25 Jul 2019 - 31 Dec 2019 (University Malaya)
  • Pengerusi & Ahli Jawatankuasa Penilaian Spesifikasi & Teknikal Video Korporat UM
    27 Nov 2019 - 27 Nov 2019 (University Malaya)
  • Ahli Bengkel Penubuhan UM Health
    26 Jan 2019 - 30 Jun 2019 (University Malaya)
  • Member of Scientific Organizing Committee, Innovation Forum Kuala Lumpur (IFKL) 2019: Entreprenuership in Healthcare
    21 Sep 2018 - 22 Sep 2018 (International)
  • Jawatankuasa Buku Panduan Ijazah Dasar Fakulti Sastera & Sains Sosial / Penyelaras Buku Panduan Ijazah Dasar Program Ijazah Dasar (Pengajian Media)
    01 Jan 2012 - 30 Jun 2018 (Department of Media and Communication Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Penyelaras Jadual Waktu Jabatan Pengajian Media - 1) Program Ijazah Dasar, 2) Program Master of Publishing Studies, 3)Program Master of Media Studies
    01 Mar 2018 - 30 Jun 2018 (Department of Media and Communication Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Leader (Group 3, Leadership Development), Taskforce for Leadership Pathway for University of Malaya Academics (Ketua Kumpulan 3 "Leadership Development" bagi Pembangunan Leadership Pathway)
    29 Jan 2018 - 05 Mar 2018 (University Malaya)
  • Head of Unit
    14 Sep 2016 - 13 Sep 2017 (Academic Development and Enhancement Centre, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International))
  • AJK Jadual Waktu Fakulti 2016/2017 & Penyelaras Jadualwaktu Jabatan Pengajian Media 2016/2017
    01 Jun 2016 - 31 May 2017 (Department of Media and Communication Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Head of Unit
    01 Jun 2014 - 13 Sep 2016 (Academic Development and Enhancement Centre, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International))
  • Appointment to Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) University Transformation Plan (UniTP) Writers Team for UniTP Guide Book - Career Pathways and Leadership Development Playbook
    01 Aug 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 (National)
  • Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) University Transformation Plan (UniTP) Writers Team for UniTP Guide Book - Career Pathways and Leadership Development Playbook
    24 Aug 2015 - 31 Dec 2016 (National)
  • Ahli taskforce penubuhan Institute of Academic Advancement (IAA), Group 2 (Leadership Succession Planning and Framework)
    01 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 (University Malaya)
  • AJK Jadual Waktu Fakulti 2015/2016 & Penyelaras Jadualwaktu Jabatan Pengajian Media 2015/2016
    01 Jun 2015 - 30 Jun 2016 (Department of Media and Communication Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Penyelaras Projek Ilmiah, AKEA3181, Jabatan Pengajian Media
    01 Jan 2016 - 30 Jun 2016 (Department of Media and Communication Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Ahli Bengkel Penambahbaikan SAPT University Malaya (Member of SAPT Enhancement Workshop/Committee for UM Standard Academic Performance Target, SAPT)
    12 Sep 2015 - 30 Jun 2016 (University Malaya)
  • Member of UM Strategic Plan Taskforce (2015-2020)
    29 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015 (University Malaya)
  • PELANTIKAN SEBAGAI AHLI PASUKAN PENULIS UNTUK BUKU PANDUAN UniTP - CAREER PATHWAYS AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
    01 Jun 2015 - 31 Dec 2015 (National)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penambahbaikan SAPT Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial (Committee for Enhancement of Standard Academic Performance Targets (i.e. promition criteria) for Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
    10 Aug 2015 - 31 Dec 2015 (Department of Media and Communication Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Conference Organizing Committee for Malaysian Research Universities Networks(MRUN)-Australian Innovative Universities (IRU) MRUN_IRU Collaboration Workshop (Head of Rapporteurs sub-committee & MC)
    10 Nov 2014 - 10 Nov 2014 (International)
  • Conference Organizational Committee for International Conference on Media Education and Training (ICMET), 18 August 2014. (Conference secretary)
    18 Aug 2014 - 18 Aug 2014 (International)
  • Head, Sub-Committee Abstract and Conference Paper Submissions, 7th International Conference on Malaysia-Indonesia Relations, October 2013
    22 Feb 2013 - 01 Nov 2013 (International)
  • Jury member for "Program 1Malaysia 1Komuniti, Minggu Tautan Kinabalu (MTK' 13)" Kinabalu 8th Residential College, University of Malaya
    26 Nov 2012 - 26 Nov 2012 (University Malaya)
  • Pengerusi Sesi (19 October 2012) Siri Seminar Penyelidikan Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial
    19 Oct 2012 - 19 Oct 2012 (Department of Media and Communication Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • AHLI BERSEKUTU, MEMBER
    2022 to present (National)
  • PERSATUAN I-INSPIRE, MEMBER
    Since 2018 (National)
  • HRDC CERTIFICATE, MEMBER
    2022 to 2023 (National)
  • ADDA - ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER ASSOCIATION, MEMBER
    2021 to 2023 (International)
  • DIGITAL JOURNALISM, EDITORIAL BOARD
    2018 to 2022 (International)
  • INTERNATIONAL POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY ASSOCIATION, ACTIVE MEMBER
    2018 to 2020 (International)
  • REVIEWER FOR INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION ASSOCIATION (IAMCR) CONFERENCE 2015, REVIEWER/AHLI
    2015 to 2015 (International)
  • INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION ASSOCIATION (ICA), MEMBER
    2014 to 2015 (International)
  • REVIEWER FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR MEDIA & COMMUNICATION RESEARCH (IAMCR) CONFERENCE 2014, REVIEWER
    2014 to 2014 (International)
  • JURNAL PENGAJIAN MEDIA MALAYSIA, EDITORIAL BOARD
    2014 to 2014 (University)
  • INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION RESEARCH (IAMCR) - EMERGING SCHOLARS NETWORK (ESN), COMMITTEE MEMBER
    2014 to present (International)
  • PLATFORM: JOURNAL OF MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION, ASSOCIATE EDITOR
    2011 to 2012 (International)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • , 2022 (University)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2021 (University)
  • Certificate of appreciation for contribution, hard work and commitment to ADeC
    Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic & International), 2020 (Ptj/ Faculty)
  • Appointment as Judge for UM 3 Minute Thesis (UM3MT), Faculty Level
    Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences , 2019 (Ptj/ Faculty)
  • Staf Cemerlang Fakulti Sastera & Sains Sosial
    Fakulti Sastera & Sains Sosial, 2018 (Ptj/ Faculty)
  • Certificate of Appreciation in recognition for contribution, hard work and commitment
    Academic Enhancement & Leadership Development Centre (ADeC), 2018 (Ptj/ Faculty)
  • Best e-Learning Management System
    International University Carnival on E-Learning, IUCEL, 2018, 2018 (National)
  • Appointed to Panel of Programme Assessors for University of Hertfordshire-INTI College BA (Honours) Communication
    INTI College Subang, 2018 (Private)
  • Invitation by KDU University College as Programme Reviewer for Department of Communication & Media Studies
    KDU University College, 2017 (National)
  • University of Malaya Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement Research (UMLiTeR)
    University of Malaya, 2017 (University)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2015 (University)
  • Invitation as speaker for R&D Talk Series 2015: Supervising the Unsupervisable Student and Fixing the Near-Failing Thesis
    Academic Development Centre (ADeC), UM, 2015 (University)
  • Invitation as Speaker for Institute of Graduate Studies (IGS) Upskill Programme: After Candidature Defense: Finalizing Your Thesis for Submission
    Institute of Graduate Studies (IGS), UM, 2015 (University)
  • Certificate of appreciation of outstanding contribution
    Asian Population Association & University of Malaya, 2015 (International)
  • Penceramah Kursus Metodologi FSSS Februari 2014
    Fakulti Sastera & Sains Sosial, Universiti Malaya, 2014 (Ptj/ Faculty)
  • Expert panel for UiTM board of studies for new Masters program (Masters in Journalism)
    Universiti Teknologi MARA, 2014 (University)
  • 'Expert Panel': Speaker at Bengkel Pengukuhan Tesis
    Jabatan Pengajian Media, 2013 (Ptj/ Faculty)
  • Nominated for "University of Melbourne Chancellor's Prize for Excellence in the PhD Thesis" (Nominated by External Examiner: "This is an outstanding thesis and is in the top 5% of all PhDs")
    University of Melbourne, 2012 (International)
  • Outstanding and Excellent Achievement in Poster Presentation
    Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, University of Malaya, 2012 (Department)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2006 (University)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2005 (University)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Aksar, Iffat Ali; Firdaus, Amira; Gong, Jiankun; Anwar Pasha, Saadia (2024). Examining the impacts of social media on the psychological well-being in a patriarchal culture: a study of women in Pakistan, ONLINE INFORMATION REVIEW. . doi:10.1108/OIR-01-2022-0057
  2. Baloch, Haroon ur Rasheed; Firdaus, Amira; Aksar, Iffat Ali; Yusop, Farrah Dina; Gong, Jiankun; Sharif, Humaira (2024). Pakistani Women Journalists: Occupational Hazards in Their Intersectionalities of Gender, Culture and Profession, JOURNALISM PRACTICE. . doi:10.1080/17512786.2024.2308538
  3. Firdaus, Amira; Aksar, Iffat Ali; Gong, Jiankun (2024). Small world sampling: Qualitative sample reliability and validity for efficient and effective recruitment of journalists as research participants, JOURNALISM. . doi:10.1177/14648849221124997
  4. Gong, Jiankun; Firdaus, Amira (2024). Is the Pandemic a Boon or a Bane? News Media Coverage of COVID-19 in China Daily, JOURNALISM PRACTICE. . doi:10.1080/17512786.2022.2043766
  5. Hall, Deborah A.; Juliana, Jesika; Manickam, Mageswary; Singh, Anil Singh Toor Sunil; Wei, Sylvia Tan Sze; Vuong, Phuong Anh; Wu, Feifei; Firdaus, Amira (2024). Contributions of Positive Psychology to Higher Education Across Asia: A Scoping Review and Unifying Thematic Framework, ASIA-PACIFIC EDUCATION RESEARCHER. . doi:10.1007/s40299-023-00798-y
  6. Gong, Jiankun; Firdaus, Amira; Aksar, Iffat Ali; Alivi, Mumtaz Aini; Xu, Jinghong (2023). Intertextuality and ideology: Social actor's representation in handling of COVID-19 from China daily, JOURNALISM. . doi:10.1177/14648849231157243
  7. Gong, Jiankun; Said, Fareyha; Ting, Hiram; Firdaus, Amira; Aksar, Iffat Ali; Xu, Jinghong (2023). Do Privacy Stress and Brand Trust still Matter? Implications on Continuous Online Purchasing Intention in China, CURRENT PSYCHOLOGY. . doi:10.1007/s12144-022-02857-x
  8. Gong, Jiankun; Firdaus, Amira; Said, Fareyha; Aksar, Iffat Ali; Danaee, Mahmoud; Xu, Jinghong (2022). Pathways Linking Media Use to Wellbeing during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Mediated Moderation Study, SOCIAL MEDIA + SOCIETY. 8(1). doi:10.1177/20563051221087390
  9. Zhang, Rukun; Gong, Jiankun; Hou, Weipeng; Firdaus, Amira; Xu, Jinghong (2022). Is Open Communication Scholarship a Promise or Peril? Preliminary Interviews with Qualitative Communication Scholars, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION. 16, 5318-5337
ESCI
  1. Abidin, Muhammad Zaiamri Zainal; Firdaus, Amira; Syed, Md Azalanshah Md (2020). Institutional Visibility in Virtual Space: A Comparative Study of Analysis of Website Communication Strategies of Malaysian Research Universities Websites, JURNAL KOMUNIKASI-MALAYSIAN JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION. 36(4), 99-125. doi:10.17576/JKMJC-2020-3604-07
Scopus
  1. Jun T.J., Firdaus A. (2023). Social media political information dependency (SMPID): Theorising news seeking in an age of sharing and posting, SEARCH Journal of Media and Communication Research. 15(1), 1-21
  2. Ali Aksar I., Danaee M., Firdaus A., Gong J. (2022). Moderating effect of gender between social media needs and psychological wellbeing: a case study of Pakistani adolescents, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment. 32(3), 383-401. doi:10.1080/10911359.2021.1901823
  3. Gong J., Firdaus A., Said F., Ali Aksar I., Danaee M., Xu J. (2022). Pathways Linking Media Use to Wellbeing during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Mediated Moderation Study, Social Media and Society. 8(1). doi:10.1177/20563051221087390
  4. Abidin, M. Z. Z., Firdaus, A., & Md Syed, M. A. (2020). Institutional visibility in virtual space: a comparative study of analysis of website communication strategies of malaysian research universities websites. Jurnal Komunikasi: Malaysian Journal of Communication, 36(4), 99-125. doi: 10.17576/JKMJC-2020-3604-07
  5. Abidin M.Z.Z., Firdaus A.S. (2016). Challenges and adaptation of older adults in a networked digital environment, Jurnal Komunikasi: Malaysian Journal of Communication. 32(1), 581-606
Others
  1. Aksar, I. A., Danaee, M., Maqsood, H., & Firdaus, A. (2020). Effects of social media motivations on womens psychological well-being in Pakistan . First Monday, 26(1). Retrieved from https://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/10825
  2. Aksar, Iffat Ali, Amira Sariyati Binti Firdaus, Mehmoud Danaee, and Huma Maqsood. "Virtual Manifestations of Patriarchy: Digital Experience of Pakistani Women." Asian Women 36, no. 1 (2020): 61-89.
  3. Iffat Ali Aksar, Mahmoud Danaee, Huma Maqsood & Amira Firdaus (2020) Women s social media needs and online social capital: Bonding and bridging social capital in Pakistan, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, DOI: 10.1080/10911359.2020.1790461
  4. Yusop, F. D., Ab Ghaffar, F., Danaee, Mahmoud., Firdaus, A., Hamzaid N. A., Abu Hassan, Z. F., Senom. F., Ebrahim, N. A., Bong, Y. B., Yap, M. C. 2020. Two decades of research on early career faculties (ECFs): A bibliometric analysis of trends across regions. Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 28(1), 325-342. Available at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3558762
  5. Iffat Ali, Mahmoud Danaee, & Amira Firdaus. (2019). Social networking sites usage & needs scale (SNSUN): a new instrument for measuring social networking sites usage patterns and needs. Journal of Information & Telecommunication. November 2019.
  6. Amira Firdaus. (2016). Network newswork: Social Appropriation of social media as routine journalistic practice. Malaysian Journal of Media Studies, 18(1): 37-55.
  7. Amira Sariyati Firdaus. (2016). De-globalizing global communication research: A 'glocal-comparative' take on transnational research. SARJANA Journal, 31(1): 15-28.
  8. Muhammad Zaiamri Zainal Abidin & Amira Firdaus. (2016). Cabaran pengadaptasian warga emas dalam persekitaran jaringan digital. Jurnal Komunikasi. 32(1), 581-606.
  9. Tham Jen Sern, Amira Sariyati Firdaus & Hasmah Zanuddin. (2016). Government initiatives and public awareness of HIV?AIDS in Malaysia: Where are we after 30 years?. Malaysian Journal of Communication. 32(2), 1-21
  10. Amira Sariyati Firdaus, 2014. A Network Paradigm of Communication Research. Malaysian Journal of Media Studies/Jurnal Pengajian Media Malaysia. 16(1):1-15
  11. Amira Sariyati Firdaus. 'Comparing the Intercultural Adaptation Experiences of Four Western Expatriates in Malaysia' in Malaysian Journal of Media Studies.
  12. Amira Sariyati Firdaus (2012). Past and present of Siebert and colleagues' theories of the press: Sequential modifications of press theories associated with the media's social obligations within the framework of the social environment of the day. Malaysian Journal of Media Studies, 14(1), 1-16.
  13. Firdaus, A. & Leorke, D. (2010). Editorial learning curve. PLATFORM: Journal of Media and Communication 2(1) (January): 3-5.
  14. Md Sidin Ahmad Ishak, & Amira Sariyati (2010). Cultural exchange through broadcasting in Asia: A study of Malaysian television contents. Malaysian Journal of Media Studies, 12(1), 25-36.
  15. Chin, E.,Firdaus, A., Tong, G.C. & Murphet, B. (2009). Mediated Mobilities: Negotiating Identities Editorial, PLATFORM: Journal of Media and Communication Vol.1 (July 2009): 3-9.
  16. Firdaus, A. 2009. Review of the Book 'Journalism Ethics Goes to the Movies'. Global Media Journal: Mediterranean Edition 4(2): 27-29
  17. Md Sidin Ahmad Ishak, & Amira Sariyati Firdaus (2007). Importance of capacity building for the digital content industry in Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Media Studies, 9, 1-9.
  18. Firdaus, Amira (2006). Chronicling the Development of the Human Relations Perspective in Organizational Management. Malaysian Journal of Media Studies. 7(1): 23-30.
  19. Firdaus, Amira (2005). Metatheoretical Considerations of Inquiry. Malaysian Journal of Media Studies. 6(1): 15 29.
  20. Firdaus, Amira (2004). Agenda Setting Theory: A Comprehensive Review. Malaysian Journal of Media Studies. 5(1): 11 24.
Books
  1. Farrah Dina Yusop & Amira Firdaus (Eds). (2021). Voices from the Field. Singapore: Springer.
  2. Yusop, F.D. & Firdaus, A. (Eds). (2022). Alternative assessments in Malaysian higher education. Springer.
  3. Farrah Dina Yusop, Amira Sariyati Firdaus, Nur Azah Hamzaid, Zahiruddin Fitri Abu Hassan, Safiah Omar dan Ferlynda Fazleen Jamaludin (2020) Online Teaching and Learning Guideline by Universiti Malaya, First Edition, October 2020, Kuala Lumpur, eISBN 978-967-12151-8-0
  4. Firdaus, A. (2018). Media Globalization and Digital Journalism in Malaysia: Network Newswork. London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
  5. Azizah Hamzah & Amira Firdaus (Eds). (2015). Malaysian Media Studies: Integrating Perspectives. UM Press: Kuala Lumpur.
Chapter in Books
  1. FIRDAUS, A. & Shahid, S. (2023). Teaching presence in an Instant Messaging (IM) Community of Inquiry (CoI): Telegram as Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). In M. So-Sum, A. Saleh & K. Bista (Eds.), Online teaching and learning in Asian higher education: Pedagogical approaches to classroom practices (pp. 231-246). Palgrave McMillan
  2. Amira Firdaus. (Accepted 2020). Assessment-for-Learning and Mobile Supervision via WhatsApp: A Multimodal and Archivable Format for Formative Assessment of Student Research Projects and Drafts. In Farrah Dina Yusop & Amira Firdaus (Eds.) Redesigning Assessment for Holistic Learning: Voices from the Field. Singapore: Springer.
  3. Yvone Hoh Jgin Jit & Amira Firdaus. (In press 2020). Living a watched life in Kuala Lumpur: Normalization of surveillance in urban living. In More (Ed.) Emergent technologies: New media and urban life (pp.140-157). Champaign, IL.: Common Ground Research Networks. Communication and Media Studies Book Imprint.
  4. Amira Firdaus, Jacob John, Roslan Saub, Shani Ann Mani &, Norasmatul Akma Ahmad (2018) Peer and Self Assessment in Fauza Ab Ghaffar & Farrah Dina Yusop (Eds), Redesigning Assessment for Holistic Learning : A quick guide for Higher Education (pp.23 - 47). Kuala Lumpur, KL:Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC), University of Malaya
  5. Muhammad Zaiamri Bin Zainal Abidin & Amira Sariyati Firdaus. (2017). Penyesuaian diri dan adaptasi penggunaan media baharu dalam kalangan warga emas bandar. In Md Azalanshah Md Syed, Azizah Hamzah, & Mohd Yahya Mohamad Ariffin (Eds.) Media and Perubahan Sosial di Malaysia (pp.155-175). Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press.
  6. Amira Firdaus. (2016). Introduction. In Azizah Hamzah & Amira Firdaus (Eds). Malaysian Media Studies: Integrating Perspectives (pp.vii-xiv). Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press
  7. Amira Firdaus. (2016). Trials and Tribulations of Developing New Media Programs, pp.87-96. In Azizah Hamzah & Amira Firdaus (Eds). Malaysian Media Studies: Intergerating Perspectives. UM Press: Kuala Lumpur.
  8. Ingrid Volkmer & Amira Firdaus (2013). Between networks and hierarchies of credibility : Navigating journalistic practice in a sea of user- generated content. In C. Peters & M. Broersma (Eds.), Rethinking journalism: Trust and participation in a transformed news landscape (pp. 101-113). London: Routledge.
  9. Amira Firdaus (2012). Refining agenda-setting theory for 21st century media and communication research: Setting the new media research agenda. In B. Dobek-Ostrowska, B. Lodzki & W. Wanta (Eds.), Agenda Setting: Old and New Problems in the Old and New Media (pp. 21-38). Wroclaw: Wydawnictwo Universytetu Wroclawskiego.
  10. Amira Firdaus. (2011). A news portal without a news team: Journalistic and marketing logics at the Malaysian National News Agency. In C. Paterson & D. Domingo (Eds.), Making Online News, Volume 2: Newsroom Ethnographies in the Second Decade of Internet Journalism (pp. 141-150). New York: Peter Lang
Article in Proceeding
  1. Norealyna Misman, Hamedi Mohd Adnan, Amira Sariyati Firdaus, and Che Mahzan Ahmad (2017). Foreign Nationals as Offenders and Victims in Malaysian Crime News. SHS Web of Conferences 33,00028 (2017).
Other Publications
  1. Awang Bulgiba Awang Mahmud, Rose Alinda Alias, Abd Karim Alias, Nor Aziah Alias, AMIRA SARITYI FIRDAUS, Mohd Rushdan Mohd Jailani, Zafir Khan Mohamed Makhbul, Mohamad Kamal Harun, Wan Azman Wan Omar, Mohd Saleh Jaafar, & Norhayati Mohamed. (2016). Strengthening academic career pathways and leadership development. Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE). - Framework

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2019 - 2023, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-SAH
    Preparing Middle-agers Towards Healthy And Active Aging Lifestyle ( Co-Researcher)
  2. 2016 - 2017, Government Agency
    Give Me My Promotion! Revamping Performance Targets At The University Of Malaya ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  3. 2016 - 2018, Faculty of Medicine Dean's Office PG Fund
    Supervising Clinicians on Research (SCoRe) ( Consultant)
  4. 2016 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Stakeholders Reception Of University Of Malaya's Emerging Scholars Leadership Advancement (EmeraLd) Program : Implications On New Lecturers' Early Career Development PROJECT NO: RU002W-2016 ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  5. 2016 - 2017, Others MOHE
    "Give My My Promotion!": Revamping Performance Targets at University of Malaya ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  6. 2013 - 2016, High Impact Research (HIR)
    The Malaysian Elders Longitudinal Research (MELoR) Study (UM.C/625/1/HIR/ASH/02) ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  7. 2013 - 2013, UMCEDEL Grant
    University of Malaya Centre for Democracy and Elections (UMCEDEL)sub project on Malaysian General Elections 2013 (PRU 13) ( Consultant)
Private
  1. 2021 - 2021, Private Funding
    Bite-sized Climate Action Online Modules For Malaysian Youth ( Co-Researcher)
International
  1. 2019 - 2023, International Funding
    Promoting Modern Talent Management Practices In Asian Higher Education Institutions (atm) ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  2. 2019 - 2021, International Funding
    ERASMUS+ Promoting Modern Talent Management Practices in Asian Higher Education Institutions - aTM ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  3. 2015 - 2015, Australian Research Council (ARC)
    APPLY EXTERNAL RESEARCH GRANT from Australian Research Council (ARC) for international collaboration research on Youth, Social Media and Political Engagement ( Consultant)

PAPER PRESENTED


PLENARY SPEAKER
  1. Misguided Guide for Raising Super Kids, Malaysian Early Literacy Conference (MELIC) 2019, Genius Aulad International Group (GAINS) (Private Institution/research Institution/ Non-government Organization (ngo)) (01 Oct 2019 - 01 Oct 2019)
INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Developing future-ready graduates: What role can academic staff play?, School of Social Sciences Research Festival, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (International) (05 Oct 2022 - 05 Oct 2022)
  2. ADHD Productivity Hacks, Wacana Dewasa ADHD, Cogniversity Komuniti ADHD Malaysia (National) (17 Jun 2022 - 17 Jun 2022)
  3. Happy@Work: Positive Leadership at School, Sekolah STEM Tinta Leadership Team Building Program, Sekolah STEM Tinta & Eduventure Academy (Others) (24 Dec 2018 - 24 Dec 2018)
  4. Writing for Thesis and Dissertation (Semester 1, 2018/2019), Postgraduate Research Methodology Course (Semester 1, 2018/2019), Dean's Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya (Others) (31 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
  5. Selecting Research Topics (Semester 1, 2018/2019), Postgraduate Research Methodology Course (Semester 1, 2018/2019), Dean's Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya (Others) (31 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
  6. Writing for Thesis and Dissertation (Semester 2, 2017/2018), Postgraduate Research Methodology Course (Semester 2, 2017/2018), Dean's Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya (Others) (01 Dec 2017 - 01 Dec 2017)
  7. Selecting Research Topic (Semester 2, 2017/2018), Postgraduate Research Methodology Course (Semester 2, 2017/2018), Dean's Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya (Others) (30 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017)
EVENT ORGANISER
  1. Drawing To Innovate For Academic Leaders with Mr. Zaid Al Sagoff, Drawing To Innovate For Academic Leaders , Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (19 Jul 2019 - 19 Jul 2019)
  2. Intercultural Competence: Leading in A Multicultural World with Will Barratt, Intercultural Competence: Leading in A Multicultural World , Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (12 Oct 2018 - 12 Oct 2018)
  3. Transforming Automatic Negative Thoughts To Positive Empowering Thoughts with Mr. Zaid Ali Al Sagoff, Transforming Automatic Negative Thoughts To Positive Empowering Thoughts with Mr. Zaid Ali Al Sagoff, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (05 Oct 2018 - 05 Oct 2018)
  4. Managing Stress with Mindfulness with Dr. Yeoh Kar Kheng, Managing Stress with Mindfulness with Dr. Yeoh Kar Kheng, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC)  (University) (10 Jul 2018 - 10 Jul 2018)
  5. DELIGHT (Draw for Empathy Learning Innovation Growth Health Teaching) Workshop with Mr. Zaid Al Sagoff, DELIGHT (Draw for Empathy Learning Innovation Growth Health Teaching) Workshop, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC)  (University) (05 Apr 2018 - 05 Apr 2018)
  6. Scientific Committee Member & Emcee , Conference on Learning Improvement and Teaching Enhancement Research (LITER), 2018, Academic Enhancement & Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (National) (04 Apr 2018 - 05 Apr 2018)
  7. Happy@UM, Happy@UM Workshop, Academic Enhancement & Leadership Development Centre (University) (20 Mar 2018 - 20 Mar 2018)
  8. Qalb-Guided Leadership: Leading with Heart with Associate Professor Dr. Mohd Rushdan Mohd Jailani, Qalb-Guided Leadership: Leading with Heart , Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (15 Jun 2017 - 15 Jun 2017)
  9. The Leadership Mystique: Soulmates Seeking Wisdom and Blessings, with YBhg. Prof. Emeritus Dato' Dr. Ibrahim Ahmad Bajunid, The Leadership Mystique: Soulmates Seeking Wisdom and Blessings, with YBhg. Prof. Emeritus Dato' Dr. Ibrahim Ahmad Bajunid, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (25 Apr 2017 - 25 Apr 2017)
  10. Striving for Work Life Balance in Academia with Professor Dr. Noraini Mohd Noor, Striving for Work Life Balance in Academia , Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (27 Feb 2017 - 27 Feb 2017)
  11. Cultural Exchange through Broadcasting in Asia: A Study of Malaysian Television Contents (joint paper with Professor Dr Mad Sidin bin Ahmad Ishak), International Malaysia-Korea Seminar on Broadcasting: In Search of Cultural Exchange , Department of Media Studies, University of Malaya, Malaysia and the Korean Association for Broadcasting and Telecommunication Studies (KABS), Korea (International) (10 Jul 2006)
ORAL PRESENTER
  1. Finding ADDvantages In My Neuroatypical Brain An Autoethnographic Reflection Of Thriving With Adult ADHD In Academia, World Congress on Positive Psychology 2019, International Positive Psychology Association (International) (18 Jul 2019 - 21 Jul 2019)
POSTER PRESENTER
  1. Assessment-for-Learning via WhatsApp: A Multimodal and Social Format for Formative Assessment of Research Students' Projects and Drafts, Redesigning Assessment for Holistic Learning Conference 2017, Academic Enhancement & Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (National) (20 Nov 2017 - 21 Nov 2017)
  2. Utilizing the 6 Degrees of Separation Phenomenon for Research: A Social Network Morphology Approach to Recruiting Qualitative Research Respondents, Research Expo Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences 2012, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya (University) (26 Sep 2012 - 27 Sep 2012)
  3. Problem Based Learning (PBL) and Early Childhood Education The Reggio-Emilia Approach in a Malaysian Context, International Conference on Problem Based Learning, March 2004, organized by the , University of Malaya Center for Continuing Education UMCCEd, Malaysia (International) (01 Mar 2004)
PRESENTER
  1. Drawing out journalists' lived experience through Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis (IPA), Brunei-Malaysian Forum: Integrating Asia through Knowledge Exchange, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS), Universiti Brunei Darussalam (International) (16 Nov 2016 - 17 Nov 2016)
  2. Shaping the New Flagship University: Foresighting Ministerial Policies and Revamping Institutional Practices in Malaysia s Premier University, Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership (APHERP) Senior Seminar: The Changing Nature and Value of the Flagship University, Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership (APHER), East-West Center & College of Education, Zhejiang University (International) (23 May 2016 - 25 May 2016)
  3. Grounded Theory Approach to Developing Qualitative Sampling Strategy, 8th International Qualitative Research Association Conference , Qualitative Research Association Malaysia (QRAM) (International) (19 Nov 2015 - 21 Nov 2015)
  4. Cabaran Warga Emas & Anak Bekerjaya: Kehidupan Orang Tua di Sebalik Nikmat Anak yang 'Berjaya' (Challenges of Elders with Career-Children: Pain Behind the Joy of Having a Successful Child), Seminar Warga Emas II 2014, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (National) (26 Nov 2014 - 26 Nov 2014)
  5. Exploratory Study on Academic Careers and Caring for Ageing Parents: Bridging Qualitative Lived Experience with Quantitative Research and Policy Proposals, National Conference on Ageing 2014: Bridging Research, Policy and Practice, Institute of Gerontology, Universiti Putra Malaysia (National) (19 Nov 2014 - 20 Nov 2014)
  6. Positioning Malaysia as a Site for Global Media Research and Repositioning Malaysia s Local Research Agenda, Malaysia-Brunei International Forum (20 May 2014 - 21 May 2014)
  7. Glocal News Spheres, 14th Malaysia-Singapore Forum, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya (International) (09 Dec 2013 - 10 Dec 2013)
  8. Recruiting Research Participants through Professional-Network Chain Referrals: Addressing the Problem of Access to Media Production Sites and Media Professionals, International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) 2012 Conference, International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) (International) (15 Jul 2012 - 20 Jul 2012)
  9. News Production in a Networked Media Ecology: Adoption of User-Driven New Media into Professional Journalistic Routines across Local and Global News Spheres, PhD Completion Seminar, Culture and Communication Graduate Committee(CCGC), Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne (University) (06 Jun 2011)
  10. News Media Incorporation of User-Driven Communication Platforms into News Gathering, Production, and Presentation: Credible Source or Incredible Claims? , Workshop on Trust, and Performance: Diverse Journalisms in the 21st Century', 9-11 December 2009, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands., The Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG), University of Groningen (International) (09 Dec 2009 - 11 Dec 2009)
  11. Refining Agenda-Setting Theory for 21st Century Media and Communication Research: Setting the New Media Research Agenda, International Conference of Polish Communication Association: Development of Agenda-Setting Theory and Research: Between East and West 22-24 November 2009, Wroclaw, Poland, Polish Communication Association (International) (22 Nov 2009 - 24 Nov 2009)
  12. Interview Up: Issues Related to It, presented at Research Higher Degree (RHD) Work in Progress Day, School of Culture and Communication, Research Higher Degree (RHD) Work in Progress Day, School of Culture and Communication, The University of Melbourne (University) (03 Jun 2009)
  13. Constructs and Debates Informing New Journalistic Standards of Immediacy and its Impact on Transnational Public Discourse, Research Higher Degree (RHD) Work in Progress Day, School of Culture and Communication, The University of Melbourne (University) (04 Jun 2008)
  14. Ethnic Identity and News Media Preferences, Media Policies, Cultures and Futures in the Asia Pacific, 27-29 November 2006, organized by the Media Asia Research Group and Curtin University of Technology, Media Asia Research Group (MARG) (International) (27 Nov 2006 - 29 Nov 2006)
  15. Importance of Capacity-Building in the Digital Content Industry (joint paper with Professor Dr Mad bin Ahmad Sidin Ishak), MyICMS 886 Workshop: Broadband for All Malaysians Realising MyICMS 886 Goals , Malaysian Commission for Multimedia and Communications (MCMC), Putrajaya, Malaysia (National) (08 Aug 2006 - 08 Sep 2006)
  16. Competition for Audience Attention Among Five Sources of News, Media-Asia Research Group (MARG) 2006 Conference: Media and Identity in Asia, Curtin University of Technology, Sarawak, Malaysia  (International) (15 Feb 2006 - 16 Feb 2006)
  17. Getting Personal: Comparing the Adaptation Experiences of Four Western Expatriates in Malaysia with the Issues and Aggregated Findings in Past Literature on Sojourner Adaptation , International Conference on Social Science and Humanities 2005 (ICOSH 05), Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) (International) (01 Dec 2005)
  18. Past and Present of Four Theories of the Press: Sequential Modifications of Press Theories Associated with Media s Social Obligations within the Framework of Social Environment of the Day, International Conference on Media and Communication, Center for Media and Communication Studies, National University of Malaysia (International) (26 Sep 2005 - 28 Sep 2005)
  19. Diversity in News Media Options and News Media Use Patterns: A Study on News Media Use by First Year Students in a Malaysian Public University, Malaysia-Singapore Forum: New Perspectives on Southeast Asia , Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, Malaysia (International) (26 Jul 2005 - 27 Jul 2005)
  20. Press Freedom in the Malaysian Context, World Press Freedom Day Forum, Asian Institute for Development Communication (AIDCOM), Malaysia (National) (03 May 2005)
  21. ICT Hegemony, Malaysian International Conference on Literature, Languages, and Cultures (MICOLLAC), Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia (International) (23 Apr 2005 - 25 Apr 2005)
OTHERS
  1. Excellence in Research & Publication: Publisher Selection and Scholarly Impact with Professor Dr. Edmund Terence Gomez, Excellence in Research & Publication: Publisher Selection and Scholarly Impact , Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (06 Aug 2020 - 06 Aug 2020)
  2. Essential Coaching Skill for Personal Development with Associate Professor Dr. Wan Nor Liza Wan Mahadi, Essential Coaching Skills for Personal Development , Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (23 Jun 2020 - 23 Jun 2020)
  3. Connecting The Dots Online to Make it Sound Better with Associate Prof. Dr. Chandran Somasundram, Connecting The Dots Online to Make it Sound Better with Associate Prof. Dr. Chandran Somasundram, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (11 Jun 2020 - 11 Jun 2020)
  4. Managing Stress and Overwork in Post MCO Academic Life, with Associate Prof. Dr. Amer Siddiq Amer Nordin, Managing Stress and Overwork in Post MCO Academic Life, with Associate Prof. Dr. Amer Siddiq Amer Nordin, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (05 Jun 2020 - 05 Jun 2020)
  5. No Student Left: Inclusive and Compassionate Remote Teaching during COVID-19 Pandemic with Dr. Wendy Yee Mei Tien, No Student Left: Inclusive and Compassionate Remote Teaching during COVID-19 Pandemic , Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (08 May 2020 - 08 May 2020)
  6. Diversity & Inclusivity in Teaching & Learning: Remote Teaching Students with Disabilities with Dr. Vilashini Somiah, Diversity & Inclusivity in Teaching & Learning: Remote Teaching Students with Disabilities, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (06 May 2020 - 06 May 2020)
  7. Chat Time with UM Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic & International), Professor Dr. Kamila Ghazali , Chat Time with UM Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic & International), Professor Dr. Kamila Ghazali , Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (24 Apr 2020 - 24 Apr 2020)
  8. Simplified e-Learning: Content Development Using Powerpoint with Mr. Zaid Ali Alsagoff, Simplified e-Learning Series, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (21 Apr 2020 - 21 Apr 2020)
  9. Simplified e-Learning Content Design with Zaid Alsagoff, Simplified e-Learning Series with Zaid Alsagoff, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (20 Apr 2020 - 20 Apr 2020)
  10. Low Band-Width e-Learning with Prof. Karim Alias, Low Band-Width e-Learning, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (09 Apr 2020 - 09 Apr 2020)
  11. How to Teach 100% Online: Organizing Your SPeCTRUM Course , How to Teach 100% Online: Organizing Your SPeCTRUM Course , Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (31 Mar 2020 - 31 Mar 2020)
  12. Leading with Foresight and Vision, Dato' Professor Dr. Awg Bulgiba Awg Mahmud, Leading with Foresight and Vision, with Dato' Professor Dr. Awg Bulgiba Awg Mahmud, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC)  (University) (27 Mar 2019 - 27 Mar 2019)
  13. Happy@UM: Action for Happiness Get-Together , Happy@UM: Action for Happiness Get-Together , Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (20 Mar 2019 - 20 Mar 2019)
  14. Happy@UM: Action for Happiness Get-Together , Happy@UM: Action for Happiness Get-Together , Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (15 Feb 2019 - 15 Feb 2019)
  15. Social Media Marketing Strategy: Learn & Adopt e-Commerce Industry Practices for Academic Events & Products , Social Media Marketing Strategy: Learn & Adopt e-Commerce Industry Practices for Academic Events & Products , Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (12 Feb 2019 - 12 Feb 2019)
  16. Emotional Intelligence in 21st Century Higher Education with Prof. Dr. Mushtak Al-Atabi, Eminent Leaders in Academia Lecture Series , Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC)  (University) (31 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018)
  17. Peer-Mentoring Sharing Session , Aspiring Academics Program, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC)  (University) (30 Aug 2018 - 30 Aug 2018)
  18. Introduction to T&L, Aspiring Academics Program, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (29 Aug 2018 - 29 Aug 2018)
  19. Introduction to Academic Careers , Aspiring Academics Program , Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC)  (University) (28 Aug 2018 - 28 Aug 2018)
  20. Cross-Cultural Afternoon Tea for Expatriate & Local Lectures: Teh Tarik to Bridge the Local-Global Gap, Cross-Cultural Afternoon Tea for Expatriate & Local Lectures: Teh Tarik to Bridge the Local-Global Gap, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC)  (University) (15 Aug 2018 - 15 Aug 2018)
  21. Coaching and Mentoring for Academic and Institutional Leaders: Bringing Out The Best In Your Students and Your Team: Part 2: Introduction to Mentoring, with the International Coaching Federation (ICF), Malaysia Chapter, Coaching and Mentoring for Academic and Institutional Leaders: Bringing Out The Best In Your Students and Your Team , Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC)  (University) (05 Jun 2018 - 05 Jun 2018)
  22. Coaching and Mentoring for Academic and Institutional Leaders: Bringing Out The Best In Your Students and Your Team : Part 1: Introduction to Coaching , Coaching and Mentoring for Academic and Institutional Leaders: Bringing Out The Best In Your Students and Your Team , Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC) (University) (07 May 2018 - 07 May 2018)
  23. Happy@UM, Happy@UM, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC)  (University) (20 Mar 2018 - 20 Mar 2018)
  24. Emcee for day-long symposium, Universities in Transition: Blending Online and Offline Learning, Academic Development Centre (ADeC) (National) (04 Aug 2015 - 05 Aug 2015)
  25. MC for APA Conference Opening Ceremony, Closing Ceremony, Closing Key Note, Closing Ceremony, and Annual Business Meeting., 3rd Asian Population Association Conference 2015, University of Malaya in collaboration with Lembaga Penduduk & Pembangunan Keluarga (LPPKN), Federation of Reproductive Health Associations Malaysia(FRHAM), & Asian Population Association (International) (27 Jul 2015 - 30 Jul 2015)

ACADEMIC/PROF. SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2023) External Assessor Xiamen University Malaysia Ba Journalism Programme, International, (External Assessor)
  2. (2023) External Assessor University of Hertforshire UK - Inti International Ba Mass Communications Programme, International, (External Assessor)
  3. (2022) Candidature Defense Phd_malaysian Advertising Ethics (Noor Hanan Jafar), University, (Internal Examiner)
  4. (2022) Candidature Defense Phd_usage of New Media in Al Jazeera Investigative Reporting (Khalil Almabrouk), University, (Internal Examiner)
  5. (2022) Candidature Defense Phd_islamic Talk Show and Socical Media Responsible Usage (Md Shahzalal), University, (Internal Examiner)
  6. (2022) Reviewer UM Impact-Oriented Interdisciplinary Research Grant (Iirg) Cycle 5/2022, University, (Reviewer)
  7. (2022) Candidature Defense Phd_fake News Narratives (Dejzair Ziberi), University, (Internal Examiner)
  8. (2022) Review of Smartphone in Skill Development and Women Entrepreneurship, International, (Reviewer)
  9. (2022) Candidature Defense Phd_visual Design E-Learning (Ehsan Nazari), University, (Internal Examiner)
  10. (2022) Proposal Defense Phd_social Media Motives Towards Celebrity Worship and Substance Usage (Habibat Naallah), University, (Reviewer)
  11. (2022) Proposal Defense Phd_technophobia, Motivation and Interaction On Academic Achievement Distance Learning (Nura Arabi, Faculty of Education Seminar 1, University, (Reviewer)
  12. (2022) Proposal Defense Phd_social Media Exposure and Body Satisfaction (Jiaqing Xu), University, (Reviewer)
  13. (2022) Phd Thesis International Examiner, International, (External Examiner)
  14. (2022) Candidature Defense Phd_negotiating Singlism in Malaysia (Jenny Tan, Gender Studies Programme), University, (Internal Examiner)
  15. (2022) Panel Reviewer for Umsc Ca.R.E. Fund Research Grant Cycle 1/2022, University, (Reviewer)
  16. (2022) Internal Reviewer Digital Society Research Grant Cycle 1/2022, University, (Reviewer)
  17. (2022) External Reviewer Iumw Promotion to Associate Professor, International, (External Assessor)
  18. (2022) Internal Reviewer Panel Frgs 2022, University, (Reviewer)
  19. (2022) Manuscript Reviewer, International, (Reviewer)
  20. (2018) Reviewer for Conference for Southeast Asian Research on Communication and Humanities (SEARCH) 2019, Taylors University, (Reviewer)
  21. (2016) "Editorial Columns on the Look East Policy and Buy British Last Policy in the Mahathir Era: A Case Study of Utusan Malaysia", PhD Thesis by Abdul Halim Bin Taib (AHA060028), (Internal Examiner)
  22. (2016) Journal of Language and Communication, (Reviewer)
  23. (2016) Journal of Language and Communication, (Reviewer)
  24. (2016) Jurnal Penyelidikan Dedikasi Institut Pendidikan, (Reviewer)
  25. (2016) Newspaper Framing of Bersih 3.0 Rally: A Content Analysis of Oriental Daily and China Press, Master of Publishing Studies Dissertation by Low Mei Suan (AGA110014), (Internal Examiner)
  26. (2016) International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Annual Conference 2016: Emerging Scholars Network (ESN) Section, (Reviewer)
  27. (2016) "Television Consumption and the Construction of Hybrid Identity among Female Javanese Descendants in Malaysia", PhD Thesis by Lily El Ferawati (AHA120028), (Internal Examiner)
  28. (2016) "The Impact of Word-of-Mouth Sources on the Relationship Between Brand Knowledge and Brand Trust", PhD Thesis by Ang Chuan Lock (AHA070022), (Internal Examiner)
  29. (2016) "Self-Regulation Practices in Malaysian Media", PhD Thesis by Syed Agil Bin Sheikh Alsagoff (AHA050006), (Internal Examiner)
  30. (2016) ASEAN Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (AJTLHE), (Reviewer)
  31. (2015) External Panel (Panel 1) at Sports Centre PhD Candidature Defence: Mohsen Raeisinejad Doubneh (VHA120001) - PhD Candidature defense of media reporting of Olympics, (External Examiner)
  32. (2015) Internal Examiner for Master of Publishing Studies Dissertation by Nasibeh Behzadiannejad, titled "Internet Forums as an Aid in Social Problem Solving among Malaysian and Iranian Users , (Internal Examiner)
  33. (2015) Appointment to Editorial Board of SARJANA Journal , (Editorial Board )
  34. (2015) Sarah Samsudin, disertasi Sarjana Pengajian Penerbitan , (Internal Examiner)
  35. (2015) Appointment as Managing Editor of Malaysian Journal of Media Studies/Jurnal Pengajian Media Malaysia , (Editor)
  36. (2014) PhD thesis titled A Comparative Analysis of the Coverage of the Southern Movement Crisis in Yemeni Newspapers, by Fatima Mohamed Al-Majdhoub (AHA 100058(, (Internal Examiner)
  37. (2014) Examiner for a Masters in Publishing Studies Dissertation titled Usage of 1 Malaysia Book Voucher: Book Purchasing Decisions among Undergraduates of the University of Malaya by Hezreen binti Abdul Rashid (AGA110017) , (Internal Examiner)
  38. (2013) Examiner for Master of Publishing Studies dissertation, "Influence of Humorous Television Advertisements on Buying Decisions of University of Malaya Students" by Anoosha Habibi , (Internal Examiner)
  39. (2013) Examiner for Master of Publishing Studies dissertation, "Trust and Consumption Among University of Malaya Students" by Mahsa Ghandi , (Internal Examiner)
  40. (2013) Examiner for Master of Publishing Studies Dissertation: "A Comparative Study of the January 25, 2011 Revolution in Egypt: An Analysis of Government, Opposition, Independent Newspapers and Twitter Updates" by Lubna Hussein el-Elaimy (AGA100013) , (Internal Examiner)
  41. (2013) Reviewer for Global Media Journal: Mediterranean Edition , (Reviewer)
  42. (2013) Examiner for Masters of Arts thesis "Visualising Female Identity in Cinema: A Case Study of Asghar Farhadi's Film by Mohammadreza Shams" (AGB 100044) , (Internal Examiner)
  43. (2013) Serve on assessor panel for proposal defense and candidature defense, twice monthly. Provide feedback for all postgraduate candidates presenting at defense and thus far have provided feedback to majority of defense candidates at Department of Media Studies, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, UM , (Internal Examiner)
  44. (2012) Journal reviewer for Platform: Journal of Media and Communication (SCOPUS-cited Publication). , (Reviewer)
  45. "Program 1Malaysia 1Komuniti, Minggu Tautan Kinabalu (MTK' 13): Toleransi Melestari Komuniti" Kinabalu 8th Residential College, University of Malaya, (Jury Member)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2020) Appointment to Panel of External Programme Assesor for University of Hertfordshire-INTI BA (Honours) Mass Communication, Inti College Subang, National
  2. (2019) Pelantikan Sebagai Panel Pakar Menilai Modul Kajian Penyeliidikan Ijazah Kedoktoran, Fakulti Pendidikan, Universiti Malaya
  3. (2019) Moderator International Seminar on Education and Student Empowerment (ISESE) 2019 , Pusat Latihan Intern dan Pengayaan Akademik
  4. (2019) Ketua Kluster & Pakar Rujuk Kursus Student Holistic Empowerment (SHE): Kluster "Emotional, Physical and Spiritual Intelligence", Universiti Malaya
  5. (2018) Appointment to Panel of External Programme Assesor for University of Hertfordshire-INTI BA (Honours) Mass Communication, INTI International College Subang, National
  6. (2018) Editorial Board Member, Digital Journalism, a Taylor and Francis Journal (ISI-indexed Journal), International
  7. (2018) Entrepreneurial Thinking and Innovation in Mental Healthcare, Innovation Forum Kuala Lumpur (IFKL) & PrimaNexus & Universiti Malaya
  8. (2018) External Programme Assessor Panel Member for University of Hertfordshire-INTI Bachelor of Mass Communication, INTI College Subang
  9. (2016) Appointment as Academic Program External Assessor ("External Examiner"), School of Communication and Creative Arts, KDU University College, National
  10. (2015) Appointment as Academic Program External Examiner, School of Communication and Creative Arts, KDU University College, National
  11. (2015) Appointment to New Programmes Study Committee, School of Communication and Creative Arts, KDU University College , National
  12. (2014) Penceramah program Academic Discourse , Institut Pengajian Kewartawanan, Universiti Teknologi MARA, University
  13. (2014) Guest Lecturer for Perspectives in Global Media Cultures MECM30002_2014_SM2, University of Melbourne, International
  14. (2014) Workshop to draft UM's Grand Challenges program under IPPP's research clusters, Institute of Research Management and Consultancy (IPPP), UM
  15. (2012) Curriculum Restructuring of Department of Media Studies Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs, Department of Media Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya
Contribution to event
  1. (2022) Moderator Topik Organisasi Inklusif Peranan Sumber Manusia Bersama Ap Dr. Rossilah Jamil, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  2. (2022) Moderator Topik Adhd Dewasa Di Tempat Kerja Bersama Dr. Alizi Alias, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  3. (2022) Session Chairperson, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
  4. (2022) Facilitator for Adhd@Work Spark Breakout Session (Oceana Timezone), International, (Course Facilitator)
  5. (2022) Symposium Moderator, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
  6. (2022) Moderator, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  7. (2022) Panel Moderator for Campus-Wide Strategies to Safeguard Student & Faculty Wellbeing, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  8. (2022) Panel Discussion Moderator, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  9. (2022) Defacto Country Coordinator for Erasmus Talent Management in Higher Education International Closing Conference, International, (Event Coordinator)

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
PhD/ Doctoral
  1. (2023) A CONSTRUCTIVE JOURNALISM APPROACH TO TACKLING THE ‘FAKE NEWS’ PROBLEM AND RESTORING TRUST IN THE NEWS MEDIA, EDWARD ROWLAND GOMEZ
  2. (2023) MEDIA OTHERING OF FOREIGN NATIONALS IN MALAYSIAN ENGLISH CRIME REPORTING, NOREALYNA BINTI MISMAN
  3. (2023) Challenges of Pakistani Women Journalists and Career Growth Opportunities: A mixed-Method Study, HUMAIRA SHARIF
  4. (2023) media and communication, YEE LEE WONG
  5. (2023) Navigating Pakistani Journalistic Professionalism from a Constructive Journalism Perspective, HAROON UR RASHEED BALOCH
  6. (2023) Addressing Journalistic Roles and Performances in Newsrooms under Precarious Work Conditions Through Strength-Based Approach, SOO HUI LEE
  7. (2022) THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MEDIA ATTENTION, DEPENDENCY, ANXIETY AND WELLBEING: THE ROLE OF COLLECTIVISM DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN CHINA, GONG JIANKUN
  8. (2021) KOMUNIKASI STRATEGIK DALAM MEMPROMOSI KEBOLEHLIHATAN ORGANISASI: ANALISIS PERBANDINGAN UNIVERSITI PENYELIDIKAN TERPILIH DI MALAYSIA, MUHAMMAD ZAIAMRI BIN ZAINAL ABIDIN
  9. (2019) SOCIAL MEDIA POLITICAL INFORMATION DEPENDENCY, POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AND THE NET GENERATION, TAN JUE JUN
  10. (2019) NETIZENS' PERCEPTIONS ON 1MDB IN FREE MALAYSIA TODAY, NUR HANIZ MOHD NOR
  11. (2019) Media Surveillance, YVONNE HOH JGIN JIT
  12. (2019) MEDIA OTHERING OF FOREIGN NATIONALS IN MALAYSIAN ENGLISH CRIME REPORTING, NOREALYNA BINTI MISMAN
  13. (2019) KOMUNIKASI STRATEGIK DAN PENGURUSAN MEDIA DALAM URUS TADBIR KRISIS SYARIKAT PELABURAN BERKAITAN KERAJAAN (GLC) DI MALAYSIA (PROPOSAL), MUHAMMAD ZAIAMRI BIN ZAINAL ABIDIN
  14. (2019) DIGITAL PATRIARCHY IN PAKISTAN: A MIXED-METHOD STUDY OF SOCIAL MEDIA NEEDS SOCIAL CAPITAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING AMONG WOMEN, IFFAT ALI AKSAR
  15. (2018) SOCIAL MEDIA POLITICAL ONFORMATION DEPENDENCY, POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AND THE NET GENERATION: A SURVEY STUDY AMONG THE UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA STUDENTS, TAN JUE JUN
  16. (2017) SOCIAL MEDIA AND YOUTH POLITICAL ACTIVISM: EMERGENCE OF A NETWORKED PUBLIC SPHERE IN PAKISTAN, QASIM MAHMOOD
  17. (2014) CABARAN INDUSTRI FILEM MELAYU, PANDANGAN PENGGIAT INDUSTRI DAN PENONTON, HIZRAL TAZZIF BIN HISHAM
Master
  1. (2023) Making Meaningful Human Connections in MMORPGs: A study on EVE Online, ARDAVAN HEMMATPOUR
  2. (2019) A STUDY ON UNIVERSITY MALAYA STUDENTS' INTENTIIONS TO USE MOBILE PAYMENT, MA QIAN
  3. (2019) A CORPUS STUDY OF ONLINE REVIEWS ON THE SUICIDE THEMED SERIES 13 REASONS WHY, UMMI SYAFIQAH ZAKI
  4. (2018) FINE: Frightened, Isolated, Numb and Exhausted, SHANAA FATIHAH BINTI MOHD ABU BAKAR
  5. (2018) Everyday blues, SASHAREEN BINTI OMAR
  6. (2018) Everyday blues, SASHAREEN BINTI OMAR
  7. (2018) FINE: Frightened, Isolated, Numb and Exhausted, SHANAA FATIHAH BINTI MOHD ABU BAKAR
  8. (2017) SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES AND SOCIAL CAPITAL: THE USE OF WECHAT FOR BONDING AND BRIDGING AMONG OVERSEAS CHINESE STUDENTS, BAI RU
  9. (2017) PERSEPSI WARGA KERJA RADIO TELEVISYEN MALAYSIA TERHADAP PENGGUNAAN APLIKASI "WHATSAPP" DALAM TUGASAN HARIAN, REGHA A/P GANNESEN
  10. (2017) A NETNOGRAPHIC STUDY : BUILDING COMMUNITY CONNECTEDNESS AND CULTURAL IDENTITY AMONG THE SA'BAN OF LONG BANGA, SARAWAK, SHARON BENTLEY
  11. (2015) PENGGUNAAN MEDIA BAHARU DALAM KALANGAN WARGA EMAS BANDAR, MUHAMMAD ZAIAMRI BIN ZAINAL ABIDIN
  12. (2014) EXPERIENCES AND PERCEPTIONS OF NEW INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES: A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF RETIRED IRANIANS, ATOUSA HAJIZADEHSABEGH
Under Graduate Students
  1. (2011) AKEA 3181 Kertas Projek (Latihan Ilmiah)/Research Project
  2. (2006) AKEA 3181 Kertas Projek (Latihan Ilmiah)/Research Project

TEACHING


Master
  1. (2022) AQA7018 - Constructive Journalism Around The World
  2. (2019) AQA7012 - Global Journalism
  3. (2018) AQA7012 - Global Journalism
  4. (2017) AQA7003 - Advanced Media and Communication Theories
  5. (2017) AQA7012 - Global Journalism
  6. (2016) AKGC6108 - Research Methodology
  7. (2016) AQA7003 - Advanced Media and Communication Theories
  8. (2013) AKGC6108 - Research Methodology
  9. (2012) AKGC6108 - Research Methodology
  10. (2012) AKGC6108 - Research Methodology
Bachelor
  1. (2022) GQA0022 - Bite-Size Climate Action
  2. (2022) AIM1001 - Introduction to Media Studies
  3. (2021) GQA0022 - Bite-Size Climate Action
  4. (2021) AIX1001 - Introduction to Social Sciences and Humanities
  5. (2021) AIM1007 - Organizational Communication
  6. (2020) AIM1007 - Organizational Communication
  7. (2019) AIM1001 - Introduction to Media Studies
  8. (2019) AIM1007 - Organizational Communication
  9. (2019) AIX1001 - Pengantar Sains Sosial dan Kemanusiaan
  10. (2018) AKEA3112 - Media in Context of Global and Local
  11. (2018) AKEA3317 - Interpersonal Communication
  12. (2018) AQA7003 - Advanced Media and Communication Theories
  13. (2017) AKEA3317 - Interpersonal Communication
  14. (2017) AKGC6108 - Research Methodology
  15. (2016) AKEA2182 - Media Research Methods
  16. (2016) AKEA3317 - Interpersonal Communication
  17. (2015) AKGC6108 - Research Methodology
  18. (2013) AKEA3317 - Interpersonal Communication
  19. (2012) AKEA2123 - Communication Theories
  20. (2012) AKEA2330 - News Writing and Editing
  21. (2012) AKEA3317 - Interpersonal Communication

PATENT/IPR


  • EMERALD T&L TRAINING PACKAGE - UNIVERSITY TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS
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  • EMERALD Research & Supervision Training Module
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  • Online Lesson Flow Template
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  • Online Lesson Flow Template (UM Edition)
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SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • Adda Achieves - a Small Team Collecting Data About Adhd University Student Struggles and University Disability/Neurodiversity Supports. to Plan An 2023 Event and Longterm Engagement With Universities for Adhd Supports and Accomodations for Students With Adhd, (01 Jul 2022 - 31 Dec 2023) (International)
  • Member of Adhd Advocacy Team in Cogniversity Adhd Community Malaysia, a Social Enterprise for Adhd Awareness & Empowerment., (26 Sep 2021 - 31 Dec 2023) (National)
  • Invitation to Speak On "Mental Wellbeing" to UM Master of Public Health Candidates, (04 Sep 2019 - 04 Sep 2019)
  • 2019 Coordinated and Coached 2nd Place Winner and Several Finalists for International Committee of The Red Cross, Icrc, Young Humanitarian Writers Competition, 2019., (02 Sep 2019 - 31 Oct 2020)
  • Career Mentor On Linkedin, (01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
  • 2018 Coordinated and Coached My Students Who Became Winners and Finalists in International Committee of The Red Cross, Icrc, Young Humanitarian Writers Competition, 2018. (1st Place and 4th Winner Are My Masters Students, and Several Finalists Are Also My Students), (21 Jun 2018 - 30 Nov 2018)
  • 6th Asean Universities Network-Quality Assurance (Aun-Qs) Institutional Assessment -- Faculty Representative (Senior Lecturer Level) for Staff Interview Session, 31 May 2018., (31 May 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
  • Move Noted: Expert Panel to Interpret Data Via Interpretative Structural Modelling (Ism) for Development of Intergenerational Model On Quality of Life of Elderly., (27 Apr 2015 - 28 Apr 2015)
  • Gave a Talk to UM Postgraduates At Ips On "The What, Why and How of Writing Your Literature Review and Theoretical Framework", (21 Aug 2014 - 21 Aug 2014)
  • Phd Tips and Advice for Malaysian Students in Melbourne, Australia: Phd Sharing Session Organized by Victorian Malaysian Postgraduate Association (Vmpga), (01 Mar 2012)
  • One-On-One Free Thesis/Research Clinics With Postgraduate Research Candidates and Applicants., (01 Jan 2012)
  • Provided Extensive Feedback to Almost Every Single Media Studies Postgraduate Candidate for Final Pre-Viva Presentation, Candidature Defense, and Proposal Presentation., (10 Dec 2011)

COURSE ATTENDED


Internal / External Course
EXTERNAL COURSE
  1. ADDA ADHD GLOBAL GATHERING, 2022, Secara Atas Talian Melalui Zoom dan Gatherverse (Mengikut Timezone Benua Amerika & Oceania) (22 Jul 2022 - 24 Jul 2022)
  2. HRD CORP TRAIN-THE-TRAINER CERTIFICATION COURSE, Pullman Hotel Bangsar (21 Mar 2022 - 25 Mar 2022)
INTERNAL COURSE- ORGANIZED BY PTJ
  1. FLIPPED CLASSROOM TRAIN-THE-TRAINER (TTT) WORKSHOP, Universiti Malaya (05 Sep 2022 - 05 Sep 2022)