Research Centres & Institutes

Overview

In addition to its academic divisions, Sunway University houses several research centres, a research group, and a research network that pursue various research efforts across diverse fields of study. 


Research Centres

The Asia Pacific Centre for Hospitality Research (APCHR)

Research activities at APCHR revolve around the intersecting fields of hospitality, tourism, leisure, culinary arts and events. 
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ASEAN Microbiome Nutrition Centre (AMNC)

ASEAN Microbiome and Nutrition Centre (AMNC) is a new research engine in SE Asia dedicated to prolonging human healthspan by identifying microbial mechanisms regulating biological ageing. 
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Centre for Actuarial & Analytics Research (CAAARE)

The key functions of CAAARE are to promote research activities and consultancy services to the general public, including the private sectors. 
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Centre for Higher Education
Research

The Centre for Higher Education Research focuses on the future development in global higher education by way of research into educational issues. 
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Centre for Research-Creation in Digital Media

This Centre is a transdisciplinary hub for creative digital media with local and international partners forming collaboratories, both physical and virtual, cutting across time and space. 
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Centre for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies (SAIOS)

SAIOS is an interdisciplinary centre established to study the shared culture of countries surrounding the Indian Ocean, that for centuries past have been linked together by the monsoon winds. 
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Centre for Virus and Vaccine
Research

The Centre for Virus and Vaccine Research focuses primarily on researching pathogenic viruses and developing vaccines and antivirals against these viruses. 
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Centre for Accountability and Governance Research (CAGR)

This Centre aims to transform the innovative ideas of Academic Researchers to positively impact and benefit society and government in the fields of accountability and governance. 
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Research Centre for Applied Physics and Radiation Technologies

Works through this Centre have a particular focus on health sciences, studies in the protection of the environment, and the needs of various industries including both the non-nuclear and nuclear fuel cycle industries. 
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Research Centre for Carbon Dioxide Capture and Utilisation

The Centre aims to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) global emissions through the synergic effects of strong and sustainable international networking and collaborations with academic and industry partners. 
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Research Centre for Crystalline Materials (RCCM)

This Centre's activities revolve around the systematic synthesis, physiochemical characterisation, and computational chemistry evaluation of a series of molecules. 
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Research Centre for Human-Machine Collaboration (HUMAC)

The research undertaken at this Centre employs a multi-disciplinary approach to finding solutions to real-life challenges by leveraging human-machine synergy. 
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Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development

The Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development is a regional center of excellence that advances the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. 
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Research Centre for Nano-Materials and Energy Technology

The Research Centre for Nano-Materials and Energy Technology supports the university’s sustainability efforts by developing nanomaterials-based new technology for sustainable energy. 
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Sunway Centre for
Planetary Health

Through the Centre, Sunway University supports this commitment to planetary health through education, research, making knowledge accessible, and engaging with people across the Asia and Pacific regions. 
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Research Group and Network

Graphene and Advanced 2D Materials
Research Group

Graphene and Advanced 2D Materials Research Group exploits the outstanding properties of graphene and two-dimensional (2D) nanomaterials for energy, electrical, material and biological applications. 
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The Malaysian Society for World Action on Salt, Sugar and Health (MyWASSH)

MyWASSH is a new society established in October 2021, consisting of clinicians, educators, and specialists with a strong interest in reducing salt and sugar intake in Malaysia. 
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