Research Centres in the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities
In the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, there are TWO (2) research centres that embark on research related activities to fill in the knowledge gap in the areas of language teaching and learning, soft skills development, psychology, service industries and social phenomenon studies. Activities include conducting or organising research projects for journal publishing, consultancy works, workshops, seminars, conferences and dialogues. Besides conducting research on the specialised areas, the research centres seek to enhance multidisciplinary studies through research collaboration with other faculties, institutions, statutory bodies or industry partners. The research activities are expected to enhance teaching and learning as well as propose sustainable solutions to relevant stakeholders in the society.
Centre for Social Integration, Soft Skills and Language Enhancement Research (CSISLER)
Location: Faculty of Social Science and Humanities (FSSH), Block Q, TAR UMT Main Campus
The centre aims
(2) Vision Statement
CSISLER strives to become a leading research centre in the areas of social integration, soft skills and language enhancement and to work together with other research centres to bring out research findings that can be incorporated into the society for its progressive development.
(3) Rationale and Research Plan
Soft skills and language enhancement are key elements that contribute to the sustainability of any ventures in the modern society today. Research work on emerging or long-standing issues related to soft skills and language enhancement will help promote better learning outcomes. Besides, studies on social integration in Malaysia will help increase better understanding of certain social phenomenon that surfaces in our multiracial context; with better understanding, comes a clearer direction on measures that can be taken to strengthen social integration in the country.
The research plan of CSISLER is as follows:
(4) Research Centre Leader and Members
Leader: Prof. Dr Ananda Kumar A/L Palaniappan
Members: Dr Halimatun Sa'adiah Bt Abdul Manap
Dr Marzita Bt Mohamed Noor
Ms Juliazilah Bt. Junit
Dr Roslizawati Bt Taib
Dr Jeslyn Sharnita Amarasekera
any other interested and relevant academic staff who may be appointed from time to time.
Centre of Research for Education and Social Science (CRESS)
The CRESS advances knowledge and support scholarly activities in the area of education and social science.
Location: Faculty of Social Science and Humanities (FSSH)
The CRESS is to encourage scholarly and academic activities including, but not limited to the following:
(2) Vision Statement
To be a centre committed to conducting scientific research on human beings for the purpose of adding value to the society and community.
(3)CRESS Committee Members
Leader: Dr Liew Sze Pei
Members: Assoc. Prof. Dr Lai Chooi Seong
Dr Cheng Sau Keng
Dr Law Mei Yui
Mr Low Chee Seong
Ms Siti Sara Binti Mohd Ariff
Ms Marshiella binti Musa
Ms Himalah a/p Mohan
Mr Thilip Kumar a/l Moorthy
Mr Mohd Nor Ahmar Bin Mohd Sanip
Ms Tengku Elvirozita binti Tengku Mansur
any interested academic staff in FSSH/TAR UMT may join when there are needs arising
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES
TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY
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