Figure 1: UTAR Research Fund (RM) total cumulative allocation per year
The University, guided by stringent and careful grant approval procedures, had initially awarded a funding amount of RM20,000.00 in 2005. The amount continued to register growth with a total cumulative of RM22.52 million awarded as at 31 December 2013 (Figure 2), in line with UTAR’s aspirations to be a research based university.
Figure 2: Total cumulative amount
awarded (RM) under UTAR Research Fund
Figure 3: Number of projects awarded to Faculties in year 2013
Please click the link below for the list of active UTARRF projects.
In addition, a special allocation was also set aside
for researcher and student research related activities. A total of
RM758,421.49 funding was approved for the purpose. These activities include the following:
Experienced UTAR researchers are well-recognized for their research work. Since 2005, they have secured external funding in projects especially in the areas of Science and Engineering. Figure 4 below shows the amount of external fundings received (funding in UTAR) by our researchers as well as their collaboration with other organizations (funding not in UTAR) from years 2005 until 2013.
Figure 4: Funding in UTAR and Funding not in UTAR for Year 2005 - 2013
In year 2013, a total amount of RM 2.83 million was secured by the researchers (funding in UTAR) from external funding sources listed in Chart 1. UTAR researchers had also actively collaborated with other organizations/institutions (funding not in UTAR) in numerous external funded research projects amounting to a total of RM 3.19 million. The funding agencies/organizations are shown in Chart 2.
Chart 1: Funding in UTAR for 2013
Chart 2: Funding not in UTAR for 2013
Please click the link below for the list of active external funded projects.
Active External Funding Research Projects as at 31 December 2013