Sunway In The News

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).

26 Feb

Sunway University January 2018 Graduation Ceremony

This year 607 Sunway University graduates took to the stage to receive their scrolls in two sessions with the biggest cohort of 308 graduates from Sunway University Business School. 21 graduates with outstanding results from various disciplines under the Sunway University Business School, School of Arts, School of Hospitality, School of Mathematical Sciences, and School of Science and Technology received the Jeffrey Cheah Scholastic Award which comes with a RM2,000 cheque and certificate.

23 Feb

Chinese New Year Celebration Takes Place in Sunway Campus

Sunway University’s Chinese Independent School Alumni Club (CISA) organised its 4th Chinese New Y

22 Feb

Best IPTS for the THIRD time in Sukan Institusi Pendidikan Tinggi (SUKIPT) 2018

Sunway University sent 154 athletes to take part in 18 sports for the fifth edition of SUKIPT this year. SUKIPT is Malaysia’s largest University sports competition and the 2018 edition has got 80 institutions and more than 6,000 athletes took part. Contingents came from public universities, private universities, Polytechnics, Community Colleges and, 4 overseas universities from Thailand, Singapore, India and Indonesia.

22 Feb

Bootcamp in Wildlife Statistics

The Department of Biological Sciences, SST, hosted a workshop (Jan 15-26) in wildlife statistics at Sunway University.   The workshop, offered by the Biodiversity Conservation Society of Sarawak and led by Mike Meredith, was attended by students and staff of NGOs and universities across Malaysia, including 4 postgraduate students from Sunway University.



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