The Centre's Activities:
1. Training and capacity building
The centre organises training on research writing and statistical techniques workshops. A number of training initiatives, workshops and talks will be conducted from time to time.
2. Research and consultancy activities
The areas of focus for the research and consultancy activities include: Studies of contemporary and potential development models, research projects and initiatives to enhance and improve our knowledge of the core research areas, social and economic factors that contribute to the economic and business sustainability or unsustainability in Malaysia, Malaysian Plans impact assessments and macroeconomic policy interactions.
3. Research Grants
The centre will encourage the members to apply for internal and external research grants, including the University research grant, research funds / grants offered by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) such as E-Science Fund, Fundamental Research Grants by Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and industry sources.
The centre will support and encourage the staff to publish in high quality and well-recognized international and national journals.