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.

 



UTARRF RECIPIENTS FOR YEAR 2014 (UTARSRF)
 

 

No
Project Leader
Title  of Project
Amount Awarded
Duration
Status

1

Prof Yap Sook Fan and Prof Boo Nem Yun

Programme 1:
Healthy Aging for the Malaysian Elderly Adult: An Investigation of the Current Status, Common Barriers and Enabling Factors across a Spectrum of Domains.

    433,580.00

1 May 2015 - 30 April 2018

Ongoing

2

Prof Yap Sook Fan

Project 1 :
The Prevalence and Pattern Of Geriatric Syndromes: A Study Of Institutionalised Elderly People

       84,900.00

1 May 2015 - 30 April 2018

Ongoing

3

Prof Yap Sook Fan

Project 2 :
Nutritional Disorders in the Elderly: Prevalence and Risk Factors

    170,900.00

1 May 2015 - 30 April 2018

Ongoing

4

Dr Nadia binti Mohammad Hatta

Project 3 :
Cognitive and Affective Disorders in the Elderly: Risk Factors and Barriers in Mental Health

       32,160.00

1 May 2015 - 30 April 2018

Ongoing

5

Mr Pramod Divakara Shenoy

Project 4 :
EFFECTIVENESS OF EXERCISE INTERVENTION PROGRAM ON IMPROVING FUNCTIONAL PERFORMANCE OF ELDERLY INDIVIDUALS: A randomised controlled trial.

       14,120.00

1 May 2015 - 30 April 2018

Ongoing

6

Dr Thaw Zin

Project 5 :
Impact of Chinese Medicine as Complementary and Alternative Therapy on Health and Quality of Life of Elderly Malaysians

       56,100.00

1 May 2015 - 30 April 2018

Ongoing

7

Prof. Dr Cheng Ming Yu

Project 6 :
Nudges for Successful Aging: Perceptions, Psychological and Economic Well-being of the Elderly

       75,400.00

1 May 2015 - 30 April 2018

Ongoing

8

Dr Gan Seng Chiew

Programme 2:
STRIPED Study: Study on Traditional Chinese herbal compound, RIsk association from an epidemiological and psychosocial aspect and Predictive Efficacy of biomarkers in Dengue.

    432,940.00

1 May 2015 - 30 April 2018

Ongoing

9

Dr Te Kian Keong

Project 1 :
Chinese Medicine for antiviral compounds against dengue Infection

    172,900.00

1 May 2015 - 30 April 2018

Ongoing

10

Dr Nadia binti Mohamad Hatta

Project 2 :
Assessing Level of Awareness among Dengue Patients in the Klang Valley

             860.00

1 May 2015 - 30 April 2018

Ongoing

11

Dr Gary Low Kim Kuan

Project 3 :
The use of biomarker in clinical dengue cases. A prospective cohort study.

    180,940.00

1 May 2015 - 30 April 2018

Ongoing

12

Dr Gary Low Kim Kuan

Project 4 :
The spatial distribution of clinical dengue cases during the 2013/2014 outbreak in Malaysia

       78,240.00

1 May 2015 - 30 April 2018

Ongoing