Teaching Kindness

23 Feb 2018|Articles, News Media, People, Programmes, Psychology, Staff|

School counsellors need to watch for signs of bullying, and then handle those cases with kindness, said IMU's psychology lecturer Dr Nicole Chen. While they may mean well, not many school counsellors take bullying as seriously as they should, leading to cases of bullying that go unnoticed for too long and sometimes, with disastrous effects.

A Clinical Psychologist in East Malaysia

23 Feb 2018|Alumni, Articles, News Media, People, Psychology|

Ivana Tiffany Berenai Mason’s interest in a career as a clinical psychologist started when she was researching about the anxieties that she was going through, where to get help and how to reduce the anxieties. This interest led her to enrol herself into the Psychology programme at IMU in 2009 as the first step towards achieving this career. Ivana is currently working at the Sarawak General Hospital.

Dean Meets Master of Pharmacy Practice Students

13 Feb 2018|Master of Pharmacy Practice, People, Programmes, Students|

To mark their completion of the taught portion of the IMU Master of Pharmacy Practice programme, the first cohort of students had an enjoyable lunch meeting with A/Prof Mohd Zulkefeli, Dean of the School of Pharmacy, and academic staff involved in the programme. In January 2017, these students moved on to research, and are expected to complete their Master degree in July 2018.

Chiropractic Course at IMU

10 Feb 2018|Articles, Chiropractic, Foundation in Science, News Media, People|

To get closer to his goal of becoming a Chiropractor, Yap Junyan did some research and found out that the only university in Malaysia that offers a chiropractic programme was IMU. At that time, IMU was just starting their new Foundation in Science (FiS) programme and for a smoother transition between foundation and degree, he decided to join the FiS programme. Junyan has since left Malaysia to begin his studies in RMIT University, Australia for completion of his chiropractic degree.

IMU Final Year Pharmacy Students Conduct Research at Two Australian Premier Universities

7 Feb 2018|People, Pharmacy, Programmes, Students|

Two IMU final year pharmacy students, Jin-Ying Wong and Zhao Yin Ng collaborated with two premier Universities based at NSW, Australia for their undergraduate research project: The University of Newcastle/Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and the Graduate School of Health, the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). Their research project focused on assessing the potential of nano-formulations containing

Educational visit to Malaysian Nuclear Agency

6 Feb 2018|Biomedical Science, People, Programmes, Students|

13 November 2017 - International Medical University (IMU)'s Biomedical Science students who are enrolled into the “Radiobiology” selective module had the opportunity to visit the Malaysian Nuclear Agency (MNA). The module introduces the basic principles of radioactivity, radiation and their applications in biomedical sciences and research to the students. It also provides students with a basic knowledge

Fun and Interactive Workshop for Future Dentistry Students

5 Feb 2018|Dentistry, University|

Informative, interesting, fun and exciting………This is how participants describe the first Student Exploratory Workshop - Intro to Dentistry at the IMU campus in Bukit Jalil on 19 January 2018. These students comprising of upper secondary school and pre-university students experienced a half-day workshop which provides them the opportunity to explore dentistry as a potential career

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