Research category will give you insights on our students and staff’s achievements in research and how our research contributions benefit the society.

Bringing Science to Life

29 Aug 2016|IMU Cares, Programmes, Research|

A recent report has captured the grim truth many have suspected for years. Malaysian students are losing interest in science, with only 21% of upper secondary students enrolling in the science stream in 2014. Many students find science subjects difficult and uninteresting, and it is not hard to see why. For the children in Rumah

IMU’s Lecturer Won Second Prize for Poster Presentation at Symposium on Stem Cell and Cancer Research

12 Jul 2016|Research|

May 14-16 2016 - Dr Yap Fei Ling, a Lecturer from the School of Medicine, International Medical University (IMU) won the second prize for poster presentation at the Symposium on Stem Cell and Cancer Research held  in Taiwan. The Symposium on Stem Cell and Cancer Research was one of the leading international events gathering world-class scientists

IMU’s Pharmaceutical Chemistry Lecturer Won Best Oral Presenter Award in Seoul Conference

6 Jun 2016|Research|

May 12-14, 2016 - A/Prof Ng Chew Hee, a lecturer from the Division of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, IMU won the Best Oral Presenter Award at the International Conference on Materials Science and Nanotechnology Conference (ISMST) in Seoul, South Korea. At this conference, latest findings from research related to glasses, thin films, composites, iron

IMU School of Pharmacy Lecturer Secured MOSTI Science Funds for the Development of Rotigotine Nanoformulation to Treat Parkinson’s Disease

25 Apr 2016|Research, Staff|

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a brain disorder that causes trembling of hands and slowness of movement. It is most common after the age of 60. It is estimated that about 15,000 to 20,000 individuals suffer from PD in Malaysia. The Pharmaceutical Technology Department in School of Pharmacy, IMU has been actively carrying out research and

Fantastic Opportunity for Research Collaboration with Renowned UK Researchers

12 Apr 2016|Alumni, Pharmacy, Pharmacy, PhD in Medical & Health Sciences (by Research), Programmes, Research, University|

Dr Mai Chun Wai, one of IMU's School of Pharmacy's lecturer, is one of the recipients of Sultan Mizan Antarctic Research Foundation (YPASM) Research Fellowship 2015. With this grant, Dr Mai Chun Wai together with Prof Peter Convey and Dr Kevin Newsham from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are currently investigating the antimicrobial effects of bacteria isolated from

IMU Alumnus and Lecturer Receives 2016 Research Mobility Grant for Research Attachment in Italy

28 Mar 2016|Alumni, Pharmacy, Pharmacy, PhD in Medical & Health Sciences (by Research), PhD in Medical & Health Sciences (by Research), Programmes, Research, Staff|

IMU Alumnus and Lecturer, Dr Mai Chun Wai is the first recipient of the 2016 Research Mobility Grant, which was awarded at the Researcher Mobility in Drug Discovery Workshop in December 2015. Dr Mai was one of the 40 researchers, selected by Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) to participate in this Workshop in United Kingdom. The

Transforming Communities: IMU Public Health Graduates Making Waves In Many Parts of the World

10 Mar 2016|MSc in Public Health, MSc in Public Health, Programmes, Research, Students|

Graduates of IMU’s Master of Science in Public Health have been helping to build happier and healthier communities in the world. From the villages of Nigeria to the metropolis of Kuala Lumpur, IMU MSc in Public Health graduates are transforming lives of the people they serve. Although the MSc in Public Health taught programme started

Research Led IMU Postgraduate Student to an Antarctic Expedition

7 Mar 2016|Programmes, Research, Students|

An IMU Masters of Science in Medical and Health Sciences (By Research) student, Aniqah Zulfa Binti Abdul Latif, was a member of an expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula for her research to assess the effects of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) on Chlorella, which is a group of widely distributed algae. The Malaysian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica 2016,

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