UTAR Research Fund Projects

 

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As a first step to encourage research activities among academic staff, UTAR established UTAR Research Fund (UTARRF) as an internal research grant scheme designed to provide seed funding to support UTAR researchers particularly those who are in the embryonic stages of building up their experience to secure external research grants.

The application for UTARRF has been currently scheduled as follow:

  Cycle 1 Cycle 2
Opening of Applications 15th February 15th September
Closing of Applications 15th March 14th October
Announcing of Results 16th May 16th December



• UTARRF Receipients for year 2015 (Cycle 1)
• UTARRF Receipients for year 2014 (UTARSRF)
• UTARRF Receipients for year 2014 (Cycle 2)
• UTARRF Receipients for year 2014 (Cycle 1)
• UTARRF Receipients for year 2013 (Cycle 2)
• UTARRF Receipients for year 2013 (Cycle 1)
• UTARRF Receipients for year 2012 (Cycle 2)
• UTARRF Receipients for year 2012 (Cycle 1)
• UTARRF Receipients for year 2011 (Cycle 2)
• UTARRF Receipients for year 2011 (Cycle 1)
• UTARRF Receipients for year 2010 (Cycle 2)
• UTARRF Receipients for year 2010 (Cycle 1)
• UTARRF Receipients for year 2009 (Cycle 2)
• UTARRF Receipients for year 2009 (Cycle 1)
• UTARRF Receipients for year 2008
• UTARRF Receipients for year 2007
• UTARRF Receipients for year 2006
• UTARRF Receipients for year 2005


UTARRF Receipients for year 2012 (Cycle 1)

 
No Project Leader Title  of Project Amount Awarded Duration
1 Prof. Dr Cheng Ming Yu UTAR- Opinion Poll - Study on Youth Profiling 11,240.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013

Extension 31 Dec 2013

2 Dr Choo Kong Bung MicroRNA profiling and regulation in human colon cancer 59,000.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
3 Dr Choo Kong Bung Generation of induce pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) from mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) 27,500.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013

Extension 31 Dec 2013

4 Dr Lim Yang Mooi Metabolic profiling on local edible bird nest 49,800.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013

Extension 31 Dec 2013

5 Dr Lim Yang Mooi Scaling up of borneol extraction via fractional distillation (second phase EYS-UTAR borneol project) 25,500.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
6 Dr Leong Pooi Pooi Generation and Characterization of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells from A Leukemia Cell Line  62,000.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
7  Dr Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy  Health and nutritional status of primary school children in Sub urban Kuala Lumpur: A Cross-sectional survey 23,548.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
8 Dr Alan Ong Han Kian Population level studies of microbial communities associated with precancerous, cancerous and cancer-free conditions of the oral cavity.
 
57,800.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013

Extension 31 Dec 2013

9 Er Pek Hoon A study on the awareness, readiness and compliance-level of small and medium business enterprises in relation to the provisions of the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 in Malaysia. 3,700.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
10 Mr Julian Teh Hong Leong ‘Doctoral dissertation’ fieldwork and research funding. Person x Situation effects on employee psychological wellbeing. 8,618.28 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
11 Gengeswari A/P Krishnapillai Supply Chain Management Practices within Malaysian Tourism Sector 3,760.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
12 Ms Padmashantini A/P Padmanathan Impact of Customer Retention Practices on Firm Performance in Retailing Sector
 
3,650.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
13 Dr. Wong Kee Luen The role of HRM in enhancing manufacturing firm performance through knowledge management 7,220.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
14 Dr Tan Hung Khoon Combining Evidences from Multiple Search Engines for Visual Search Reranking 27,200.00 1 Sep 2012 - 31 Aug 2013

Extension 28 Feb 2014

15 Dr Lau Phooi Yee Detection and tracking of marine species (Norway lobster) in deep-sea underwater video sequences 28,100.00 1 Sep 2012 - 31 Aug 2013
16 Mr Luqman Lee Malaysian native-language television programming and its contribution to ethnic polarization 570.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
17 Ms Geraldine Pangiras An Investigation Of The Relationships Of Mental Health, Self Esteem And Gender With Perceived Physical Attractiveness In Young Adults  5,480.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013

Extension 31 Dec 2013

18 Cik Nor Azlili Hassan Penerapan  Nilai-nilai  Aspirasi 1Malaysia dalam Kalangan Mahasiswa 4,800.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
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Mr Lim Kar Loke
Zeigeist of Social Reform: The Thesis Story in the Earliest Malayan Stories in English 4,660.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
20 Ms Diong Fong Wei The Empowerment of Youths in Media Consumption: A Case Study of the Online Newspapers in Malaysia
 
6,960.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013

Extension 31 Dec 2013

21 Ms Christina Ong Sook Beng
 
Job Satisfaction: A Study of Chinese Independent School Teachers in Perak, Malaysia 5,318.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013

Extension 30 Sept 2013

22 Dr Cheah Phaik Kin A qualitative inquiry on the employment and employability of young Malaysian university public relations graduates 33,360.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013

Extension 31 Dec 2013

23 Dr Lee Mah Ngee Youth’s Perspective of Meaningful Participation and their Positive Outcomes on Personal Development
 
26,035.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013

Extension 31 Dec 2013

24 Dr Kok Jin Kuan Suicidal Behavior and Social  Problem Solving Among Youths in Malaysia 2,605.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
25 Dr Say Yee How Elucidation of gene (α-synuclein)-environment (agricultural pesticides) interactions involved in microglial neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease 61,400.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013

Extension 31 Dec 2013

26 Prof Roman Richard Poznanski New Mathematics in Neuro Modeling: On the solvability of nonliner cable problems and on the asymptotic properties of their solution 2,500.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
27 Dr Sim Yoke Leng Kinetics and Mechanism of Hydrolysis of Nucleobase Analogous Compounds under Various Reaction Conditions 82,000.00 1 Oct 2012 - 30 Sep 2013
28 Dr Sim Kooi Mow Synthesis and Antibacterial Activity of New Thiazole Schiff Bases 56,000.00 1 Aug 2012 - 31 July 2013
29 Dr Lim Ting Chuan The impact of personality traits on environmental attitudes of professionals within the Malaysian construction industry.
 
30,350.00 1 Aug 2012 - 31 July 2013
30 Mr Tan Kee Liew
 
Developing A Novel Adsorbent for CO2 Capture from Flue Gas: Amine−crosslinked Cellulose−supported Aminosilane
 
40,120.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013

Extension 31 Dec 2013

31 Dr Yeap Kim Ho Development and Characterization of an Electro-Optic Sampling System 166,712.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013

Extension 31 Dec 2013

32 Mr Tang Chong Ming Network-on-Chip Communication Architecture Design, Analysis, Optimization and Evaluation in a Multi-processor System-on-Chip 27,500.00 19 Sept  2012 - 20 Sept 2013
33 Ir. Prof. Academician Dato' Dr. Chuah Hean Teik Design and Development of a High Resolution UAV-based Synthetic Aperture Radar for Real-Time Monitoring 309,000.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
34 Dr. Lee Poh Fong Comprehensive Prototype Setting of Multielectrodes Electrophoresis System For Surface Charge Measurement 37,800.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013

Extension 31 Dec 2013

35 Dr. Leong Loong Kong Selective Oxidation of Activated Carbon Supported Vanadium Based Oxide 42,000.00 1 Sep 2012 - 30 June 2013
36 Dr. Rajkumar a/l Durairaj A low temperature sintering of silver nanoparticles for electronic packaging application 30,000.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
37 Prof. Junichi Kishigami Serendipity Effect on Data Mining Methods For Marketing Research 27,500.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013

Extension 31 Dec 2013

38 Dr. Chen Kah Pin A study on effect of inorganic nanocrystal in organic solar cells 52,200.00 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
39 Ms. Lam Foong Sin A CDIO approach to engineering education in local high school
 
4,850.00 1 Oct 2012 - 30 Sept 2013