Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

DR. NURUL ASHIKIN BINTI ABDULLAH

  • Senior Lecturer

  • Institute of Biological Sciences
    Faculty of Science
  •    03-79676768
  •   shikin84@um.edu.my

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • COMMITTEE MEMBERS, Faculty, 09/10/2020 to 08/10/2021
  • COMMITTEE MEMBERS, Faculty, 01/02/2020 to 01/02/2021
  • CURRICULUM REVIEW, Faculty, 14/01/2020 to 13/01/2021
  • COORDINATOR, Department, 01/07/2019 to 30/06/2021
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Pemilihan Kemasukan Sesi Akademik 2020/2021 , Faculty, 01/04/2020 to 01/10/2020
  • Panel Penasihat Akademik 2019/2020, Faculty, 01/09/2019 to 31/07/2020
  • PROGRAMME COORDINATOR, Faculty, 02/05/2019 to 30/06/2020
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Semakan Kurikulum PEB (Ketua), Faculty, 02/01/2019 to 31/12/2020
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Task Force i-CGPA Peringkat Institut/Jabatan Fakulti Sains, Faculty, 29/03/2018 to 28/03/2020
  • Panel Penemuduga Sarjana Muda Sains dengan Pendidikan, Faculty, 18/06/2019 to 18/06/2019
  • AJK Biosymposium, Faculty, 30/04/2019 to 17/05/2019
  • Pemangku Penyelaras PEB, Faculty, 07/01/2019 to 30/04/2019
  • Academic Advisor Faculty Science, Faculty, 01/09/2018 to 31/08/2019
  • Panel Penasihat Akademik 2018/2019, Faculty, 01/09/2018 to 31/07/2019
  • Coordinator of Ulu Gombak Field Study Centre, University Malaya, 01/07/2018 to 30/06/2019
  • Jawatankuasa Promosi Fakulti Sains, University Malaya, 31/12/2017 to 29/12/2019
  • Team Members (Pembangun Kursus MOOC, Fakulti Sains), Faculty, 06/11/2017 to 30/06/2019
  • Penyelaras Makmal Akuarium ISB, Faculty, 20/03/2017 to 19/03/2019
  • Pemangku Penyelaras PEB , Faculty, 22/10/2018 to 26/10/2018
  • Petugas Pameran sempena Karnival Pendidikan Kerjaya Kolej Matrikulasi Perak 2018, University Malaya, 05/10/2018 to 06/10/2018
  • Petugas Pameran Pengajian Tinggi sempena Karnival Pendidikan Tinggi Negeri Selangor 2018, National, 04/03/2018 to 04/03/2018
  • Academic Advisor, Faculty, 01/09/2017 to 01/07/2018
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • Bsc(Hons)(Ecology & Biodiversity)(UM), EKOLOGI &BIODIVERSITI(Systematics and ecology of ants), UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), LAIN-LAIN BIDANG SAINS DAN TEKNOLOGI, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Member of Malaysian Nature Society, Member, 2021 to 2022 (National)
  • ANeT (INTERNATIONAL NETWORK FOR THE STUDY OF ASIAN ANTS), Member, Since 2011 (International)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • SPECIES DIVERSITY (Species diversity and distribution)
  • SOCIAL BIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOUR ECOLOGY (Insect-plant interactions)
  • SOCIAL BIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOUR ECOLOGY (Behaviour ecology of ants)
  • ENTOMOLOGY (Systematics and phylogeny of ants(Hymenoptera: Formicidae))
  • Research Interest
  • Systematics and ecological studies of Poneromorph Ants with special reference to genus Platythyrea Roger in Peninsular Malaysia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) (Ecology, Behavior, Systematics, Ants, Ponerinae)
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • SHES1202 - BIOLOGY OF ORGANISM, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 2 )
  • SHEE3324 - CURATORIAL TECHNIQUES IN BIOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - 2 )
  • SIE1001 - BIOLOGY OF ORGANISMS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 2 )
  • SHEE2312 - PROTOZOA AND INVERTEBRATA I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - 1 )
  • SIX1003 - BIOSTATISTICS, Bachelor/First Degree, University of Malaya (UM) (2019 - S2)
  • SHEE3311 - ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 2 )
  • SIX1003 - BIOSTATISTICS, Bachelor/First Degree, University of Malaya (UM) (2020 - S2)
  • SIE3013 - ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY, Bachelor/First Degree, University of Malaya (UM) (2019 - S2)
  • SIE3013 - ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY, Bachelor/First Degree, University of Malaya (UM) (2020 - S2)
  • SIE1001 - BIOLOGY OF ORGANISMS, Bachelor/First Degree, University of Malaya (UM) (2020 - S2)
  • SIE2003 - INVERTEBRATE BIOLOGY, Bachelor/First Degree, University of Malaya (UM) (2020 - S1)
  • SIE3003 - BIODIVERSITY GOVERNANCE AND CONSERVATION, Bachelor/First Degree, University of Malaya (UM) (2020 - S1)
  • SIE3012 - PARASITOLOGY, Bachelor/First Degree, University of Malaya (UM) (2020 - S1)
  • SIX1007 - MALAYSIAN FAUNA, Bachelor/First Degree, University of Malaya (UM) (2020 - S1)
  • SIX1003 - BIOSTATISTICS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 2 )
  • SIX1007 - MALAYSIAN FAUNA, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 )
  • SIE2003 - INVERTEBRATE BIOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 1 )
  • SHEE2312 - PROTOZOA AND INVERTEBRATA I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 )
  • SHEE3311 - ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 )
  • SHES1602 - FAUNA OF MALAYSIA, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 )
  • SIE2003 - INVERTEBRATE BIOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 )
  • SXEX1101 - BIOSTATISTICS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 2 )
  • SIX1007 - MALAYSIAN FAUNA, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 1 )
  • SHES1602 - FAUNA OF MALAYSIA, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 1 )
  • SIX1003 - BIOSTATISTICS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - 2 )
  • SHES1602 - FAUNA OF MALAYSIA, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - 1 )
  • SIE3013 - ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 2 )
  • SXEX1101 - BIOSTATISTICS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - 2 )
  • SXEX1101 - BIOSTATISTICS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 3 )
  • SIX1007 - Fauna Malaysian, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021 - 1 )
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    WoS
    2022
    • Din, Jaffar Ud; Bari, Fathul; Ali, Hussain; Rehman, Ejaz ur; Adli, Durriyyah Sharifah Hasan; Abdullah, Nurul Ashikin; Norma-Rashid, Yusoff; Kabir, Muhammad; Hameed, Shoaib; Nawaz, Doost Ali; Nawaz, Muhammad Ali (2022). Drivers of snow leopard poaching and trade in Pakistan and implications for management, NATURE CONSERVATION-BULGARIA. (46), 49-62. doi:10.3897/natureconservation.46.76036
    2021
    • Hashim, N. E. N., Mansor, M. S., Abdullah, N. A., & Ramli, R. (2021). The Diet of a Roosting Population of Asian Glossy Starling Aplonis panayensis in Jelebu, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. Sains Malaysiana, 50(10), 2885-2898. doi: 10.17576/jsm-2021-5010-04
    2020
    • Mansor, M. S., Halim, M. R. A., Abdullah, N. A., Ramli, R., & Earl Of, C. (2020). Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica in Peninsular Malaysia: urban winter roost counts after 50 years, and dietary segregation from house-farmed swiftlets Aerodramus sp. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 68, 238-248. doi: 10.26107/rbz-2020-0021
    Refereed Journals
    2020
    • Mohammad Saiful Mansor, Muhammad Rasul Abdullah Halim, Nurul Ashikin Abdullah, Rosli Ramli, and Earl of Cranbrook. (2020). Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica in Peninsular Malaysia: Urban winter roost counts after 50 years, and dietary segregation from house-farmed swiftlets Aerodramus sp. RAFFLES BULLETIN OF ZOOLOGY, 68: 238 248. (WoS)
    • Singh, S., Abdullah, N.A.B., Carbaugh, J. et al. Ants associated with a rat carcass: its implications in forensic entomology with special emphasis on Carebara diversa (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Int J Trop Insect Sci 40, 703 706 (2020). (WoS)
    2019
    • Mansor, M.S., Rozali, F.Z., Abdullah, N.A., Nor, S.M. & Ramli, R. (2019). How important is aerial leaf litter for insectivorous birds foraging in a Malaysian tropical forest? Global Ecology and Conservation, 20: e00722 (WoS)
    2018
    • Muhammad, A. A., Tan, M. K., Abdullah, N. A., Sofian-Azirun, M., Bhaskar, D. & Skejo, J. (2018). An annotated catalogue of the pygmy grasshopper of the tribe Scelimenini Bolivar, 1887 (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae) with two new Scelimena species from the Malay Peninsula and Sumatra. Zootaxa, 4485 (1), 001-070. (WoS)
    • Mansor, M. S., Abdullah, N. A., Halim, M. R. A., Nor, S. M and Ramli, R. (2018). Diet of tropical insectivorous birds in lowland Malaysian rainforest. Journal of Natural History, 52 (35-36), 2301-2316. (WoS)
    2017
    • Takaoka, H., Sofian-Azirun, M., Chen, C. D., Lau, K. W., Halim, M. R. A., Low, V. L., Ya cob, Z., Abdullah, N. A., and Suana, I. W. (2017).Two new species of Simulium (Gomphostilbia)(Diptera: Simuliidae) from Flores, Indonesia. Journal of Medical Entomology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjw208 (WoS)
    • Takaoka H, Sofian-Azirun M, Chen CD, Lau KW, Halim MRA, Low VL, Ya'cob Z, Abdullah NA & Suana IW. (2017) Simulium (Gomphostilbia) lemborense, a new black fly species (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Flores, Indonesia. Zootaxa 4236: 149-156. (WoS)
    2016
    • Nurul Atikah Abu Bakar, Francesco Turillazzi, Nurul Ashikin Abdullah, Rosli Hashim & Stefano Turillazzi. (2016). Social biology of Liostenogaster leonardi n. sp. (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Stenogastrinae), Tropical Zoology, DOI:10.1080/03946975.2016.1179052 (WoS/SCOPUS)
    2015
    • Ashikin, N. & Hashim, R. 2015. Daily activity patterns of Platythyrea parallela in Peninsular Malaysia. Asian Myrmecology 7: 145-154 (WoS/SCOPUS)
    2014
    • Chen, C. D., Nazni, W. A., Lee, H. L., Hashim, R., Abdullah, N. A., Ramli, R., Lau, K. W., Heo, C. C., Goh, T. G. Izzul, A. A. & Sofian-Azirun, M. 2014. A preliminary report on ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) recovered from forensic entomological studies conducted in different ecological habitats in Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 31(2): 381-386 (WoS)
    2010
    • Nurul Ashikin-Abdullah and Rosli Hashim.2010. An inventory of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) at Melawi Sandy Beach, Bachok, Kelantan. Malaysia Journal of Science 29(Special Issue):67-72. (SCOPUS)
    2009
    • Heo Chong Chin, Mohamad Abdullah Marwi, Rosli Hashim, Nurul Ashikin Abdullah, Chen Chee Dhang, John Jeffery, Hiromu Kurahashi and Baharudin Omar.2009. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) associated with pig carcasses in Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 26(1):106- 109. (WoS)
    2008
    • Ramli, R., Sofian-Azirun, M., Hashim, R., Abdullah, N.A. and Mat-Diah, S.Z. 2008. Terrestrial Invertebrates on Pulau Jarak and Pulau Lalang, Straits of Malacca. Malaysian Journal of Science, 27: 119-122. (SCOPUS)
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    Government (FRGS)
  • Ant-plant symbioses trade-offs and its role in forest restoration projects., Co-Researcher, 2019 - 2022 (National)
  • Private Funding
  • Rapid Species Assessment of Liphistius Spiders in Gua Kanthan, Consultant, 2020 - 2021 (National)
  • Social Engineering Program Using The Quintuple Helix Approach, Co-Researcher, 17/02/2021 to 16/02/2023, AWH Equity Holdings Sdn. Bhd. (Ain Group), Kota Bharu, Kelantan (Private)
  • Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
  • Ant-plant symbioses trade-offs and its role in forest restoration projects, Consultant, 2019 - 2021 (National)
  • Palaeo-biodiversity And Taxonomy Of Late Cenozoic Fossils From Sarawak, Co-Researcher, 01/09/2022 to 31/08/2025, Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi (KPT) (Government)
  • UM International Collaboration Grant
  • Studying stress level among captive elephants (Elephas Maximus) within Peninsular Malaysia, Co-Researcher, 01/08/2022 to 31/07/2024, Research University (Government)
  • UM Living Lab Grant Programme - SUS (Sustainability Science)
  • River Care: From Classroom to outdoor real education (RC-CORE), Co-Researcher, 01/03/2022 to 28/02/2023, Research University (Government)
  • RU Geran - UMCares
  • One Health For Underserved Orang Asli Community, Co-Researcher, 01/11/2019 to 31/12/2021, Research University (Government)
  • Transferring Knowledge On Vectors Of Diseases Agents Through School-based Participation In Malaysia, Co-Researcher, 07/05/2018 to 31/10/2019, Research University (Government)
  • RU Geran - Fakulti Program
  • Implications Of Urbanization On Insect Assemblages In Kuala Lumpur Urban Forest Areas, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/09/2018 to 31/05/2021, Research University (Government)
  • Government Agency
  • Inventori Spesimen Biodiversiti Di Universiti Malaya, Co-Researcher, 01/05/2016 to 30/04/2017, KEMENTERIAN SUMBER ASLI & ALAM SEKITAR (Government)
  • Grand Challenge - HNE (Humanities & Ethics)
  • Peaceful Coexistence : Malaysia's Human Animal Conflict Policy And Pathways, Co-Researcher, 03/12/2015 to 03/06/2019, (e-Finance) Research University (Government)
  • Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP)
  • Systematics and molecular phylogenetic studies of ponerine ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae) in Malaysia., Principal Investigator(PI), 26/10/2015 to 26/10/2017, Research University (Government)
  • Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science)
  • Forest Ecology And Management Of Bukit Fraser, Principal Investigator(PI), 10/08/2015 to 09/02/2019, Research University (Government)
  • SUPERVISION
    Academic Adviser
    (Total of Student),(No. of Contact Hours),(Academic Session)
  • 10, 12, 2020/2021
  • Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • BIONOMICS STUDIES OF OX3688A Aedes albopictus MOSQUITO STRAIN UNDER LABORATORY CONDITIONS, SELVI A/P SUBRAMANIAM, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • IVERSITY AND DISTRIBUTION OF ANTS (HYMENOPTERA:FORMICIDAE) AT DIFFERENT ALTITUDES OF THE FOREST IN FRASERS HILL, NURFARAHIN BT MUSTAFA, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • FLOWER VISITORS OF MACARANGA TANARIUS IN PENINSULAR MALAYSIA, NUR SAKINAH BTE MOHD YASSIN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • ANTS (HYMENOPTERA: FORMICIDAE) ECOLOGY IN KUALA LUMPUR URBAN PARKS, WITH NOTES ON GEOMETRIC MORPHOMETRIC STUDY AND PUBLIC PERCEPTION ON OECOPHYLLA SMARAGDINA FABRICIUS (1775)., AMIRA AQILAH BINTI MUHAMMAD, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • THE ECOLOGY OF ELEPHANT DUNG-ASSOCIATED DUNG BEETLES IN PENINSULAR MALAYSIA, THARY BIN GAZI, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • THE POTENTIAL OF Hermetia illucens LARVAE IN CONVERTING DIFFERENT SOURCES OF ORGANIC WASTE AND ITS APPLICATION AS INGREDIENT FOR LATES Calcarifer DIET., NOR FATIN NAJIHAH BT MOHAMAD ZULKIFLI, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • MORPHOTAXONOMIC REVIEW AND DNA BARCODING OF MALAYSIAN CHIGGERS (ACARIFORMES,TROMBICULIDAE), MUHAMMAD AL AMIN BIN MOHD REDZUAN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • FLOWER VISITORS OF Macaranga tanarius IN PENINSULAR MALAYSIA, NUR SAKINAH BTE MOHD YASSIN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION OF SNOW LEOPARD (Panthera uncia) IN THE PAMIR MOUNTAIN RANGE, PAKISTAN, JAFFAR UD DIN, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • ANTS (HYMENOPTERA: FORMICIDAE) ECOLOGY IN KUALA LUMPUR URBAN PARKS, WITH NOTES ON GEOMETRIC MORPHOMETRIC STUDY AND PUBLIC PERCEPTION ON OECOPHYLLA SMARAGDINA FABRICIUS (1775)., AMIRA AQILAH BINTI MUHAMMAD, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • COMMUNITY STRUCTURE OF ANTS (FAMILY: FORMICIDAE) ACROSS ALTITUDINAL GRADIENT OF FRASER'S HILL FOREST, NURFARAHIN BT MUSTAFA, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    Completed
    • THE ECOLOGY OF ELEPHANT DUNG-ASSOCIATED DUNG BEETLES IN PENINSULAR MALAYSIA, THARY BIN GAZI, University of Malaya (PhD)
    UG Student/Clinical Fellowship
    (Title of Thesis),(Academic Session)
    Completed
    • Prey Diversity in Carnivorous Plant Genus Nepenthes (Nepenthaceae), 2015/2016
    • Diet preferences of ants in urban forest, Rimba Ilmu, University of Malaya, 2015/2016
    • Activity pattern of Liostenogaster leonardi, 2016/2017
    • Prey specialisation and diet of frog in Ulu Gombak Forest, 2015/2016
    • Diversity of Aquatic Insects of Ulu Gombak, Selangor, 2017/2018
    • Urban pest ants: their diversity in University of Malaya, 2016/2017
    • Diversity of Orthoptera in Ulu Gombak Forest Reserve, 2017/2018
    • Different Order of Insect s Orientation to Several Wavelength of Light at Ulu Gombak Field Study Centre, 2017/2018
    • Hemiptera diversity at Ulu Gombak Forest and Rimba Ilmu, UM, 2018/2019
    • Butterfly assemblages at forested area and urban park, 2018/2019
    • AN ANNOTATED CHECKLIST OF DYNASTINAE IN PENINSULAR MALAYSIA, 2019/2020
    • SUBTERRANEAN ANT DIVERSITY IN ULU GOMBAK FIELD STUDIES CENTRE (UGFSC) OF UNIVERSITI MALAYA, SELANGOR, PENINSULAR MALAYSIA, 2019/2020
    • REPRODUCTIVE BEHAVIOUR OF Aristocypha fenestrella IN RAINFOREST STREAMS OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA (ODONATA: CHLOROCYPHIDAE), 2019/2020
    Ongoing
    • FORAGING BEHAVIOUR OF CHERRY RED CENTIPEDE (Scolopendra dehaani) IN CAPTIVITY, 2021
    • THE DIVERSITY OF ORTHOPTERA IN PADDY FIELD AND OIL PALM PLANTATION IN TANJUNG KARANG, KUALA SELANGOR., 2021
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • Committee Member for the Program with Indigenous People of Kampung Tumbuh Hangat, Sri Iskandar, Perak on 27.10.2018 on sharing knowledge on disease carried by vector of insects and ticks., 27/10/2018 to 27/10/2018
    • Conducting Statistical Analysis Workshop to help FYP students analyzing data for the thesis project (Semester 1 2018/2019) - PEB , 20/09/2018 to 20/09/2018
    • Volunteer as Facilitator for the Program with Sekolah Kebangsaan Jalan Selangor 2 on 30.8.2018 (Knowledge Transfer on Vector of Disease), 30/08/2018 to 30/08/2018
    • Volunteer as Facilitator for the Program with Sekolah Kebangsaan Jalan Selangor 1 on 16.8.2018 (Knowledge Transfer on Vector of Disease), 16/08/2018 to 16/08/2018
    • Volunteer as Facilitator for the Program with Sekolah Kebangsaan Petaling Jaya 2 on 15.8.2018 (Knowledge Transfer on Vector of Disease), 15/08/2018 to 15/08/2018
    • Volunteer as Facilitator for the Program with Sekolah Kebangsaan Petaling Jaya 1 on 26.7.2018 (Knowledge Transfer on Vector of Disease), 26/07/2018 to 26/07/2018
    • Committee Member for the program with school community (Knowledge Transfer Program on Vector of Disease), 01/06/2018 to 31/12/2018
    • Volunteer as Facilitator for the program with primary school (Let's go to Mummie's Lab), 13/02/2018 to 13/02/2018
    • Conducting the 50th Anniversary of Ulu Gombak Field Study Centre, University of Malaya, 25/10/2015 to 25/10/2015
    COURSE ATTENDED
    (Course Title),(Venue),(Duration),(Level)
    Internal / External Course
  • BIOSAFETY ON FIELD SAMPLING, Online, 28/06/2021 to 28/06/2021
  • WORLD ANT FORUM BANGKOK 2019 AND THE 12TH ANET-MEETING, Faculty of Forestry, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand, 10/11/2019 to 16/11/2019
  • SIMPOSIUM BIOSEKURITI TUMBUHAN 2019, Hotel Temasek, Melaka, 22/10/2019 to 24/10/2019
  • SIMPOSIUM SPESIES ASING BERBAHAYA 2018, Perdana Ballroom, Palm Garden Hotel Putrajaya, 28/08/2018 to 29/08/2018
  • WORKSHOP: SPSS BASIC, Universiti Malaya, 02/08/2018 to 03/08/2018
  • WORKSHOP MOOC (MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSE) - BASIC, Universiti Malaya, 18/01/2018 to 18/01/2018
  • BENGKEL PEMANTAPAN PENSYARAH MUDA GRED D51 PADA 12-13 JANUARI 2018 DI JELEBU, Jelebu, 12/01/2018 to 13/01/2018
  • ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Academic/Professional Services
    (Contribution),(Duration),(Level),(Role)
  • ECOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF MERMITHIDS (NEMATODA:MERMITHIDAE) INFECTING BLACK FLIES (DIPTERA: SIMULIIDAE) IN MALAYSIA, 05/07/2022 to 19/08/2022, University, (Internal Examiner)
  • Effect of urban habitats on trail activity of ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae), 01/06/2022 to 05/07/2022, National, (Reviewer)
  • Evaluator for Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) 2022 Proposal, 22/01/2022 to 26/01/2022, University, (Reviewer)
  • Distribution, Morphology And Behaviour In Two Selected Species Of Golden Orb-Weavers (Araneidae), 09/09/2021 to 08/11/2021, University, (Internal Examiner)
  • Evaluator for Virtual Biosymposium 2021, 08/06/2021 to 11/06/2021, University, (Internal Evaluator)
  • Reviewing the manuscript # JOPR-2020-0206.R1 entitled Effects of insecticides, existing weevil population and available male inflorescence on the oil palm pollinator weevil Elaeidobius kamerunicus emergence volume from post anthesising male inflorescence, 16/05/2021 to 31/05/2021, National, (Reviewer)
  • Internal Assessor for Candidature Defence of PhD Student (Siti Badariah Jemain), 20/04/2021 to 20/04/2021, University, (Internal Assessor)
  • Mentoring the Project for Master Thesis on the Study of Pygmy Grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae) in Peninsular Malaysia, 05/03/2021 to 31/12/2021, International, (Mentor)
  • ECOLOGY OF COASTAL DELPHINIDS IN THE MATANG MANGROVE FOREST RESERVE AND ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS, 01/03/2021 to 03/05/2021, University, (Internal Examiner)
  • Co-Researcher for the Project on Mapping Mangrove Biodiversity in Indah Island, Klang, 01/12/2020 to 31/05/2021, National, (Resource Person)
  • Evaluation Activity
    (Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • Internal Examiner for PhD Thesis on Ecological and Management Studies of Asian Glossy Starling (Aplonis panayensis) in Glami Lemi, Jelebu, Negeri Sembilan. , 2020 to 2020 (Thesis)
  • Reviewer for Manuscript in the Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science , 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Assessor for Candidature Defence PhD Student (Asian Weaver Ants Oecophylla smaragdina (Formicidae: Formicinae) Ecological Study & Predation on Metisa plana (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) in Malaysia Oil Palm Plantations), 2020 to 2020 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for Proposal Defence PhD Student (Asian weaver ants Oecophylla smaragdina (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Ecological Study & Predation on Pteroma pendula - Metisa plana (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) in oil palm plantations in Malaysia), 2020 to 2020 (Thesis)
  • External Examiner for Final Year Project (Monash University): Evaluating Proposal, 2020 to 2020 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for Proposal Defence Final Year Project (Program Ecology Biodiversity) - Ecological Study of Oriental Magpie Robin (Copsychus saularis) in Universiti Malaya Campus, 2020 to 2020 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for Proposal Defence Final Year Project (Program Ecology Biodiversity) - Epifauna of Klang Island Mangrove Forest Reserve diversity and distribution , 2020 to 2020 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for Proposal Defence Final Year Project (Program Ecology Biodiversity) - Control and Prevention of Rats and Mice Pests at Kerinchi Area and in the University of Malaya Campus., 2020 to 2020 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for Proposal Defence Final Year Project (Program Ecology Biodiversity) - Sightings and Bycatch of Marine Megafauna by Local Fishers on the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia , 2020 to 2020 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for Candidature Defence PhD Student (Human-Macaque and Human-Wild Boar Conflicts in Peninsular Malaysia) , 2020 to 2020 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for Candidature Defence PhD Student (Social Ecology of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Sousa chinensis) in Relation to Anthropogenic Pressures in Langkawi Archipelago and the Adjacent Mainland, Malaysia) , 2020 to 2020 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for Candidature Defence MSc Student (Distribution, Morphology and Behavioural Comparisons in The Selected Spider Genus Nephila Leach, 1815) , 2020 to 2020 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for PhD Proposal Defence (SVA180021), 2019 to 2019 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for Candidature Defence MSc Student (SMA170013), 2019 to 2019 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for Proposal Defence - Final Year Project (Program Ecology Biodiversity) , 2019 to 2019 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for Proposal Defence PhD Student (SVA180050) , 2019 to 2019 (Thesis)
  • Judges for 24th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress (Theme 3), 2019 to 2019 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for Candidature Defence PhD Student (SHC160057), 2019 to 2019 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for Proposal Defence PhD Student (SVA180012), 2019 to 2019 (Thesis)
  • Internal Examiner for PhD Thesis (SHC150007) , 2019 to 2019 (Thesis)
  • Reviewer for Manuscript in the Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science , 2019 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer for article in MJS , 2019 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Assessor for Candidature Defence Seminar Semester 1 (2017-2018), 2018 (Thesis)
  • Chairman for the PhD Thesis Seminar on 20.2.2018 , 2018 (Thesis)
  • Thesis Moderator for Final Year Project of Ecology and Biodiversity Program, 2018 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for Candidature Defence Seminar Semester 2 (2017-2018), 2018 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for Proposal Defence Seminar (MSc candidate) on 4.12.2018 , 2018 (Thesis)
  • Internal examiner for the PhD Thesis 2018 - 8.6.2018, 2018 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for Proposal Defence Seminar (PhD candidate) on 12.7.2018 , 2018 (Thesis)
  • Assessor for Proposal Defence Seminar (MSc candidate) on 9.1.2018 , 2018 (Thesis)
  • Internal Examiner for the PhD Thesis 2018 (12.9.2018) , 2018 (Thesis)
  • Postgraduate Proposal Defence, 2016 to 2016 (Thesis)
  • Moderator for Final Year Project Thesis (Ecology and Biodiversity Program), 2016 to 2016 (Thesis)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Science and Technology in the Tropics (JOSTT), 2016 to 2016 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 2015 to 2016 (Article in Journal)
  • Candidature Defence of Postgraduate ISB Students, 2015 (Thesis)
  • Expert Linkages
    (Linkages Description),(Organisation),(Duration of Involvement),(Level)
  • Panel Expert in MyBIS (Malaysia Biodiversity Information System) from 2016 to present, Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA), 2016 (National)
  • Academic/Technical Contribution
    (Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • Chairperson for Proposal Defence PhD Student (Ecology, Genetic Diversity and DNA Barcoding of Thrips (Thysanoptera) Species on Starfruit (Averrhoa carambola)), Institute of Biological Sciences, 2020 - 2020 (Chairperson)
  • Co-researcher for Consultation Project on Mapping Mangrove Biodiversity in Indah Island (Entomology), Institute of Research Management and Services, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation) Universiti Malaya, 2020 - 2021 (Co-researcher)
  • Chairperson for the Workshop on Evolution, Phylogeny and Tetrigidae Identification, Institute of Biological Sciences, 2019 - 2019 (Chairperson)
  • Chairperson for PhD Seminar SHC150007, Institute of Biological Sciences, 2019 - 2019 (Chairperson)
  • MESYUARAT RUNDINGAN NATIONAL BIODIVERSITY ROUNDTABLE BERSAMA PIHAK BERKEPENTINGAN, Kementerian Air, Tanah dan Sumber Asli, 2019 - 2019 (Resource Person)
  • BENGKEL BAGI PENAMBAHBAIKKAN DOKUMEN POLISI & GARISPANDUAN BIOKESELAMATAN DAN BIOSEKURITI MAKMAL MALAYSIA BAGI TAJUK AKUATIK, ARTHROPOD DAN FIELD WORK, Makmal Kesihatan Awam Kebangsaan (MKAK), 2019 - 2019 (Resource Person)
  • Ant Parataxonomic Workshop, Institute of Biological Sciences, 2018 - 2018 (Chairman)
  • Panel Expert in Entomology (Taxonomy of Ants (Formicidae)) under MyBIS (Malaysia Biodiversity Information System), Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA), 2016 - 2020 (Committee Member)
  • Bengkel semakan semula status hidupan liar dalam akta pemuliharaan hidupan liar 2010 (Akta 716), Department of Wildlife and National Park, 2016 - 2016 (Resource Person)
  • Postgraduate proposal defence, Institute of Biological Sciences , 2016 - 2016 (Chairperson)
  • Preparation of guidelines for the management of national biodiversity scientific collections., Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, 2016 - 2016 (Resource Person)
  • Bengkel pemurnian pelan strategik National Biodiversity Centre (NBC), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment , 2015 - 2015 (Participant)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD, University of Malaya, 2021 (CERTIFICATE)
    • Judge for 24th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress (BSGC), University Malaya, 2019 (EDUCATION)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2019 (CERTIFICATE)
    • Biodiversity Assessment with Lafarge Holcim Company, Lafarge Holcim Company, 2017 (RESEARCH)
    CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • Consultancy work for biodiversity assessment in Lafarge Cement Quarry, Lafarge Malaysia Berhad, 01/12/2016 to 01/12/2017 (National)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    INVITED SPEAKER
  • Global Health: Entomology Application in Public Health, Public Health Airlangga University Summer School (PHAUSS) Program, 14/11/2022 to 17/11/2022, Universitas Airlangga (International)
  • Nurul Ashikin Abdullah. Urban pest ant: their biology and management, National Conference on Urban Pest NCUP 2016, 01/06/2016 to 02/06/2016, The Pest Control Association of Malaysia (PCAM) (National)
  • ORAL PRESENTER
  • Amira Aqilah Muhammad & Nurul Ashikin Abdullah. Ants Diversity and Functional Structure at Selected Kuala Lumpur Urban Parks, Malaysia., Biological Sciences Graduate Congress, 15/12/2020 to 16/12/2020, National University of Singapore (International)
  • Distribution patterns of ant assemblages across an elevation gradient of Fraser's Hill Forest, Malaysia, World Ant Forum Bangkok, 11/11/2019 to 15/11/2019, Faculty of Forestry, Kasetsart University, Thailand (International)
  • Mohammad Saiful Mansor, Muhammad Rasul Abdullah Halim, Nurul Ashikin Abdullah and Rosli Ramli. The foraging strategies of Black-throated Babbler (Stachyris nigricollis) and Chestnut-rumped Babbler (S. maculata) in a lowland Malaysian rainforest, 20th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress, 09/12/2015 to 11/12/2015, Chulalongkorn University (International)
  • Nurul Ashikin-Abdullah and Rosli Hashim. Systematics and ecological studies of Poneromorph ants with special reference to genus Platythyrea Roger in Peninsular Malaysia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., 1st Zoological & Ecological Research in Progress 2012, 18/12/2012, Zoological and Ecological Research Network (University)
  • Nurul Ashikin-Abdullah and Rosli Hashim. Diversity of Poneromorph Ants in Recreational Forest, Peninsular Malaysia., 8th International Conference on Ants (ANeT Meeting 2011), 17/10/2011 to 21/10/2011, Prince of Songkla University (International)
  • Nurul Ashikin-Abdullah and Rosli Hashim. Comparative study of Poneromorph ants in lowland and montane forest in Peninsular Malaysia., 1st National Conference on Natural Resources (NCNR 2010), 18/05/2010 to 19/05/2010, University Malaysia Kelantan (National)
  • POSTER PRESENTER
  • INSECT ASSEMBLAGE ON FLOWER OF PIONEER TREE (Macaranga tanarius) , Biological Sciences Graduate Congress (BSGC 2018), 18/12/2018 to 20/12/2018, Chulalongkorn University (International)
  • Vertical distribution of ant communities at Fraser s Hill Forest , Biological Sciences Graduate Congress (BSGC 2018), 18/12/2018 to 20/12/2018, Chulalongkorn University (International)
  • Ecological study of yellow crazy ant (Anoplolepis gracilipes) at urban forest , Seminar Ekologi Malaysia 2018, 08/11/2018 to 08/11/2018, Ecological Association of Malaysia (PEM) (National)
  • Diversity of Orthoptera in Ulu Gombak Forest Reserve, Seminar Ekologi Malaysia 2018, 08/11/2018 to 08/11/2018, Ecological Association of Malaysia (PEM) (National)
  • Nurul Ashikin and Rosli Hashim. Poneromorph ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) diversity in Ulu Gombak Forest., International Conference of the 50th Anniversary of Ulu Gombak Field Study Centre, 24/10/2016 to 25/10/2016, Institute of Biological Sciences (International)
  • Mansor, M. S., Halim, M. R. A., Abdullah, N. A., Ramli, R. & Earl of Cranbrook. Evaluating possible competitive interactions between swallows and swiftlets., International Conference of the 50th Anniversary of Ulu Gombak Field Study Centre, 24/10/2016 to 25/10/2016, Institute of Biological Sciences (International)
  • Mohammad Saiful Mansor, Muhammad Rasul Abdullah Halim, Nurul Ashikin Abdullah, Rosli Ramli and Earl of Cranbrook. Swallows and swiftlets: Assessing potential competitive interactions, International Conference on Mathematics and Sciences Education 2015, 04/11/2015 to 05/11/2015, Universitas Mataram (International)
  • Nurul Ashikin-Abdullah and Rosli Hashim. Ants of Melawi sandy beach: A comparative study., The 15th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress (BSGC 2010), 15/12/2010 to 17/12/2010, University of Malaya (International)
  • Nurul Ashikin-Abdullah, Rosli Hashim and Siti Zaleha Mat Diah. Island ants: A brief comparative study., The 3rd Regional Conference on Natural Resources in the Tropics (NRTrop3), 03/08/2009 to 05/08/2009, University Malaysia Sarawak (National)
  • Chen Chee Dhang, Nazni Wasi Ahmad, Lee Han Lim, Rosli Hashim, Nurul Ashikin Abdullah, Lau Koon Weng, Heo Chong Chin and Mohd Sofian-Azirun. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) recovered from monkey carcasses in coastal and forested areas Peninsular Malaysia., EAFE (European Association for Forensic Entomology) VIIth Meeting, 09/06/2009 to 12/06/2009 (International)
  • Chen Chee Dhang, Nazni Wasi Ahmad, Lee Han Lim, Rosli Hashim, Nurul Ashikin Abdullah, Heo Chong Chin, Lau Koon Weng and Mohd Sofian-Azirun. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) recovered from monkey carcasses in forested area Ulu Gombak, Selangor, Malaysia., 45th Annual Scientific Seminar: Impact of animal hosts on disease transmission and public health, 18/03/2009 to 19/03/2009 (National)
  • Nurul Ashikin Abdullah and Rosli Hashim. Ants (Formicidae) of Kenyir Lake, Terengganu. , National Biodiversity Seminar , 26/11/2008 to 28/11/2008, Department of Wildlife and National Park (National)
  • Heo Chong Chin, Mohamad Abdullah Marwi, Rosli Hashim, Nurul Ashikin Abdullah, Chen Chee Dhang, John Jeffery, Hiromu Kurahashi and Baharudin Omar. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) associated with pig carcasses in Malaysia., 4th Malaysia Indonesia Brunei Medical Science Conference, 24/07/2008 to 26/07/2008 (International)
  • Nurul Ashikin Abdullah and Rosli Hashim. Epigaeic and Subterranean Ants in Ulu Gombak Reserve Forest., Conference on Biodiversity and National Development: Achievements, Opportunities and Challenges, 28/05/2008 to 30/05/2008, Academy Science Malaysia (National)