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 UC Main Campus
The centre aims
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.
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:
Leader: Prof. Dr Ananda Kumar A/L Palaniappan
Secretary: Assistant Registrar
Members: Dr Halimatun Sa'adiah Bt Abdul Manap
Dr Marzita Bt Mohamed Noor
Ms Juliazilah Bt. Junit
Dr Roslizawati Bt Taib
Dr Joanna Joseph Jeyaraj
Dr Jeslyn Sharnita Amarasekera
Dr Lin Siew Fong
any other interested and relevant academic staff who may be appointed from time to time.
Centre for Psychology and Behavioural Sciences Research (CPBSR)
The CPBSR advances knowledge and supports scholarly activities in the areas of psychology and behaviourial sciences.
Location: Faculty of Social Science, and Humanities (FSSH), Block Q, TAR UC Main Campus
The CPBSR encourages scholarly and academic activities including, but not limited to the following:
To be a centre committed to conducting scientific research on human beings for the purpose of adding value to the society and community.
Leader: Dr Lai Chooi Seong
Secretary: Assistant Registrar
Members: Dr Cheng Sau Keng
Prof. Dr Ananda Kumar
Dr Yap Siew Ting
Ms Ahsha Vaksalla a/p Thiyagarajan
Ms Chuah Hooi Mei
Ms How Pui Kuan
Ms Khartikka a/p Chandrasekaran
Ms K. Rubini a/p Kulasingam
Dr Law Mei Yui
Ms Lee Siew Yen
Mr Low Chee Seong
any interested academic staff in FSSH/TAR UC may join when there are needs arises
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES
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