Sunway In The News

27 Feb

November 2017 a busy conference month for Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology academic staff were very active in November 2017 where many were involved in conferences and workshops, near and far.

27 Feb

International Office hosted Jungma High School from Gwangyang, South Korea

International Office hosted Jungma High School from Gwangyang, South Korea on 30th January 2018. Jungma High School is one of the top high schools in the province awarded by Ministry of Education in South Korea.

27 Feb

Students from Sunway University’s School of Hospitality Impress Top Chefs

Two students from the BSc (Hons) in Culinary Management, School of Hospitality, were specially selected to be chef assistants in a one-of-a-kind, pop-up restaurant in the Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur.

27 Feb

Congratulations to Dr. Babu Ramanathan

Congratulations Dr. Babu Ramanathan! He received a travel award to deliver his research outcomes at The Annual Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting (JITMM) held at Bangkok, Thailand. The symposium was jointly organised by Mahidol University, Thailand and the Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU).

27 Feb

Congratulations to Dr. Chandrajit Lahiri

Department of Biological Sciences is pleased to share that Dr. Chandrajit Lahiri was awarded USD4000 by New England Complex Systems Institute, MIT, USA, to participate in Complexity and Data Analytics/AI Winter Course. During his visit, Chandrajit presented his work in the field of UTI and Cancer.

27 Feb

Sunway lecturer won Ranjeet Bhagwan Singh (RBS) Medical Research Grant

Congratulations to, Isabel Yee who has won the Ranjeet Bhagwan Singh (RBS) Medical Research Grant of RM30,000. The project title is “Design of a live attenuated vaccine (LAV) for the prevention of severe hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) caused by Enterovirus 71 (EV-A71)”.

27 Feb

Sunway ADTP student shines in the US

After graduating from the American Degree Program at Sunway University, Mahder Serekberhan, a double major in international studies and political science, transferred to Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she has showcased her leadership and academic skills.  An honors student, she has written a paper on diplomatic and trade relations that was accepted for a poster presentation at the Midwest Political Science Association Conference.

27 Feb

Dr Yong Min Hooi Awarded Newton-Ungku Omar Fund

The School of Science and Technology is delighted to announce that Dr Yong Min Hooi (Senior Lecturer at the Department of Psychology) and her collaborator, Professor Louise Phillips (Chair in Psychology at the School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, UK), have been awarded a £128,461 grant by the prestigious Newton-Ungku Omar Fund for their project “Social Cognition and Executive Function Among Older Adults in the UK and Malaysia: Links to Socio-economic Factors”.

27 Feb

Sunway Communication Students hit the ground running with charity events.

The end of the year is a barren time to seek endorsements and sponsorship from companies as most have exhausted their funds. This was the scenario faced by the students of the BA (Hons) Communication taking the Events Management class in August 2017. Their project which was to be assessed, was the organisation of a charity dinner and they had set their sights on raising funds for the charity, Rumah Hope.

26 Feb

Sunway University’s professor bestowed Lifetime Achievement award

In last December, Distinguished Research Professor Saidur Rahman, Head of the Research Centre for Nano-Materials and Energy Technology (RCNMET) under the School of Science and Technology at Sunway University received the Lifetime Achievement – Awards for Publication Citation in the i-Proclaim Annual Research Awards (ARA).

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