Designing Research Proposal for Grant Application, 13 February 2012
Research workshops were held to provide an avenue for researchers investigating various topics to present their work and receive feedback from selected panel members. The goal was to produce research proposals that can secure research grants from MOHE and other sources of funding. The first workshop, Designing Research Proposal for Grant Application, was conducted on 13 February 2012. The guest speaker was Prof. Sr. Ir. Suhaimi Abdul Talib, Assistant Vice Chancellor (Development, Facilities, Management and ICT), UiTM. Sixty-six staff members attended the workshop.
Research Workshop at Avillion, Port Dickson, 29 – 30 November 2012
The Research Workshop was held at Avillion, Port Dickson from 29 to 30 November 2012. Thirty-seven lecturers participated in the workshop. Five panel members from UPM and one from UKM were the facilitators at the workshop. Research proposals for applications to the Research Acculturation Collaborative Effort (RACE), FRGS, ERGS and PRGS were refined and made ready for submission.
IUKL Research Workshop at Mahkota Hotel, Malacca, 5th – 6th December 2013
The IUKL Research Workshop was held at Mahkota Hotel, Malacca from 5th – 6th December 2013. A total of twenty-seven lecturers joined the workshop in preparing sixteen research proposals. This time RMC managed to invite four panel members from different fields from UPM through the assistance of RMC UPM.
IUKL Research Retreat at Shangri-la Hotel, Putrajaya, 29th December 2014
RMC has committed to continuing the effort of organising the IUKL Research Retreat at Shangri-la Hotel, Putrajaya on 29th December 2014. A total of twenty-four lecturers joined the workshop in preparing fifteen research proposals for MOHE’s grants (i.e. FRGS, PRGS & LRGS) and MOSTI’s funds. RMC was honoured to invite two panel members, Prof. Dr. Hasanah Mohd. Ghazali (UPM) and Prof. Dr. Ruzy Suliza Hashim (UKM) to share their experiences in securing grants from external funding bodies as well as providing guidance and advice on improving the research proposals.
With a lot of positive energy and enthusiasm, on Wednesday, 12 December 2013, IUKL Public Lecture Series was successfully delivered by Y. Bhg. Datuk Dr. Hong Lee Ping, PJN, a member of Board of Governors, Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL). The public lecture entitled “Innovation Makes You Fly Higher” began with a brief introduction of the importance of innovation for the economic development and advancement of a state and nation. He gave some examples of utilizing innovation for the rapid development and great success of an enterprise, the etymology of innovation, misused terms for innovation, definition of innovation, innovation process, innovator’s characteristics, innovation culture and environment. The importance for nurturing children’s interest on innovation while they are young was also discussed.
INFRASTRUCTURE UNIVERSITY KUALA LUMPUR (IUKL) being the foremost infrastructure university in Malaysia, which emphasizes the integration of both hard and soft aspects of infrastructure, aspires to produce technopreneurs and skilled manpower with outstanding communication, technological and managerial skills.