How to be an International Researcher

What are the key factors to be a successful researcher? This was the question we delved into during the final session of the Researcher Workshop Series entitled How to be an International Researcher, held on 1 August 2019. In this 3-hour session, Professor Dominic Foo shared tips and traits to becoming an international researcher. Professor …

Professional Networking for Researchers

This post is written by Dr Tissa Chandesa, Research Training Development Manager. We conducted our Researcher Workshop Series throughout the month of July 2019. This series of workshops cover topics that have been highlighted by early career researchers as areas where they would like more advice and practice-sharing opportunities. On 9 July 2019, Professor Dominic …

Authorship vs Acknowledgements Demystified

This post is written by Dr Tissa Chandesa, Research Training Development Manager. We conducted our Researcher Workshop Series throughout the month of July 2019. This series of workshops cover topics that have been highlighted by early career researchers as areas where they would like more advice and practice-sharing opportunities. Professor Deborah Hall conducted the Authorship …

Constructing Your Argument – An Essential Skill

This post is written by Dr Tissa Chandesa, Research Training Development Manager. We conducted a Researcher Workshop Series throughout the month of July 2019. This series of workshops covered topics that had been highlighted by early career researchers as area where they would like more advice and practice-sharing opportunities. On 4 July 2019, Professor Deborah …

Supervisory Research Seminar Series #3: Managing Research Students Progression

The third instalment of our Supervisory Research Seminar Series was held on 13 June 2019. This session delved into the topic of managing progression of research students. It aimed to share information on the key stages of annual review process at the University and discussed the roles and responsibilities of relevant parties in ensuring satisfactory …

Graduate School Bulletin, August 2019

Issue 05/19 (17) This bulletin provides monthly updates on upcoming events and activities by the Graduate School. Training Course & Workshop Researcher Development Programme (RDP) We are offering the following RDP courses in August 2019. Date Time Course Monday 5 August 2019 10am – 12noon What Do I Want to Get Out of a Conference? …

Grant Writing Workshop

How to write a successful grant proposal for fundamental research? This was the question we delved into during the Grant Writing workshop held on 23 July 2019.  The workshop was divided into two sessions to accommodate the different academic domains. It was aimed at educating, guiding and helping researchers in writing grant proposals for the …

Call for Applications: Research Programme

Overview This highly-selective, two-day programme is designed for researchers and postgraduate research students to work together to identify research questions of urban mobility and waste to wealth in Malaysia and outline what would be needed for a competitive funding application to the Newton-Ungku Omar Fund Grand Challenge 2019. Scheduled for 22 & 23 August 2019, this programme is to …

Winners announced in Graduate School’s inaugural Pecha Kucha Competition

A challenge for early career researchers to creatively communicate their research work with 20 slides, 20 seconds each We are pleased to announce that Dr Vasanthi Sethu from the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering is the winner of our inaugural Pecha Kucha Competition. Dr Sethu won with her presentation Green Water Treatment Solutions which …

Invitation: Pecha Kucha Competition Live!

Join us at our inaugural Pecha Kucha Competition Live! Wednesday 17 July 2019 10.30am – 2pm Great Hall A challenge for early career researchers to creatively communicate their research work with 20 slides, 20 seconds each At Pecha Kucha Live! you will hear about the world-changing research happening at the University directly from the researchers. …