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.
Kuala Lumpur, 4 November 2017 – Variations in human behaviour has always been a fascination to Yu Sue Mun. In order to understand this ‘mystery”, Sue Mun decided to study psychology at International Medical University (IMU). Having completed three years of study at IMU, Sue Mun will be graduating in November 2017 and is the
Dr Lee Choy Sin (Senior Lecturer, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, IMU), Prof Mallikarjuna Pichika Rao (Associate Dean for Research and Consultancy, School of Pharmacy, IMU) and Chua Bing Wei (MSc in Medical and Health Sciences (By Research) student and alumnus of BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Chemistry) in collaboration with Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) won the
An IMU’s Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) candidate, Dang Nguk Ling won the first prize for Poster Presentation at the 7th Malaysian International Antarctica Seminar (MISA), held in Kuala Terengganu from 15-17 August 2017. Dang presented a poster titled “Phylogenetic Analysis of Microalgae Isolated from Signy Island, Antarctica” in this seminar. The poster presentation was based
Dr Mai Chun Wai, a lecturer from the School of Pharmacy, International Medical University (IMU), recently secured RM146,916.00 under the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) for a research project titled “Mechanistic Basis of Tumour Evasion from Cytotoxic T Cells (CTL) Surveillance in Pancreatic Cancers”. The primary aim of this project is to investigate how the
Mobility programmes allow under - and postgraduates to experience short-term training abroad and gain an international perspective to their programme of study. One of the universities in Malaysia that has such a programme is IMU. The University established its student mobility programme in 2007 and offers both inbound and outbound mobility programmes. IMU mobility programmes include internships, research, electives, study visits and clinical attachments. Read
“Never stop learning” is a positive attitude that propels a person to excel in career and life. As suggested by Benjamin Franklin, the founding Fathers of the United States, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest”. Indeed, in an era where strong emphasis is given on certification, academic upgrading provides a better edge for
It is always encouraging that students should obtain some overseas exposure as part of their degree programme. The same goes for students of postgraduate programmes. The establishment of the Student Mobility Programme by the International Medical University (IMU) serves to academically and socially enrich a student’s university experience by broadening the students’ perspectives and widening
Continuing your education will help advance your career and while it certainly won’t be easy, there are many possibilities to earn a master’s degree without compromising your career. Many employers recognise the value in continued education for their employees, and even more so if the programme does not take employees away from the job responsibilities.
The professional roles of pharmacists are continuously evolving and this has resulted in many pharmacists seeking to further their studies in a postgraduate degree. They would seek a programme that can better equip them with the fundamental knowledge and skills to enhance their career opportunities as clinical or consultant pharmacists. For those interested in pharmacy