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Journey Through The Years: Harini

I cannot believe how quickly three years have passed since I first came to UNMC. I still remember how excited and nervous I was trying to find the induction room on my first day, meeting my new friends for the very first time. Sometimes it even feels like I still am in Dr Alex’s Cognitive …

School of Psychology’s response to Covid-19

As I begin to write this article, I am reminded faintly of the last face-to-face LCF meeting we had in February and Dr. Keeble informing us that there might be a high possibility of moving to online lectures and distance learning, while that was disheartening he also mentioned that the School of Psychology (SoP) has …

Journey Through The Years: Masturah

Throughout my journey as a Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience student in UNM, I have received constant engagement, guidance, words of encouragement – all of which have made me into a better person today. I have gained more confidence in my own abilities and have had the chance to engage in opportunities such as an internship …

Interview with MINDAKAMI founders

This article is part of a series featuring projects and work done by alumni from the School of Psychology in the University of Nottingham Malaysia. We recently spoke to two of the founders of MINDAKAMI, a self-funded initiative across multiple platforms that holds discussions on mental health, targeted primarily at Malaysian youth. MINDAKAMI runs various …

Interview with 100 Scientists of Malaysia founders

This article is part of a series featuring projects and work done by alumni from the School of Psychology in the University of Nottingham Malaysia. We recently spoke to the co-founders of the 100 Scientists of Malaysia project to talk about their experiences running the project. 100 Scientists of Malaysia seeks to spread awareness about …

MAPSA Conference 2019

On 16 of November, the School of Psychology sent a delegation of nearly a hundred members comprising undergraduates, postgraduates and staff to the Malaysian Psychology Student Assembly (MAPSA) Conference at the National University of Malaysia (UKM), Bangi. The MAPSA Conference brings together student researchers in psychology, and is a platform for these students to present …

School of Psychology 10th Anniversary Ball

This piece is submitted by Dr Christine Leong, the school’s Alumni Officer and organising chairperson of the ball, and Dr Miflah Hussain, the school’s Marketing Officer. Pictures: (top right) Former Head of School and esteemed guest Professor Peter Mitchell officiates the ball with current Head of School, Dr David Keeble. (bottom right) The attendees comprising …

The power and excitement of new beginnings!

This piece is submitted by Vartika Khandelwal and Nurin Hanna binti Norazhar, our first year psychology students reporting for the blog! This piece is slated to be part of an ongoing series on our blog looking at the concepts of beginnings and new starts. “And now we welcome the new year, full of things that …

How we are trained to give presentations; a blog post from PhD student Sia Ming Yean

September was a very hectic month for me, for I took part in three competitions, all held in the same week. I must say that it worked out pretty well, as I managed to come in second in two of the competitions; the Three Minutes Thesis (3MT) and the UNMC Postgraduate LINK Conference. Both competitions …

The true percentage of scientific articles that never get cited

Every so often I see a message passing on social media in which someone claims that ‘90% of scientific articles will never be cited’. While I do not agree with the notion that a publication’s value is solely determined by the number of citations it receives, such statements can be damaging to science, because they …