Research Projects 2016

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012

 

International

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  1.  

Azizan Abu Samah; Neil Harris (Cranfield University); Mohd Talib Latif (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia); Matthew Ashfold (University of Nottingham Malaysia campus); David Oram (University of East Anglia); Mohammed Mead (Cranfield University)

High Density Air Quality Monitoring in the Klang Valley (Malaysia) - A New High Resolution Observational Capability

RCUK-Newton Fund

1/12/2016 - 1/3/2019

  1.  

Chong Ving Ching

Ingression and feeding habits of fish community of Kuala Selangor coastal mudflats, Malaysia

Japan International Research Centre for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)

2012 - 2017

  1.  

Hanafi Hussin

Mapping Research for the Safeguarding of ICH in the Asia-Pacific Region: Survey on the Cases of ICH Safeguarding Researches in the Asia-Pacific Region

International Research Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region (IRCI)

20/5/2015 - 31/3/2016

  1.  

Lee Choon Weng, Bong Chui Wei & Yvan Bettarel

Ecology of coral viruses in three contrasting reef ecosystems of South East Asia (EIRINA)

Institut de recherche pour le developpement (IRD), France

2015 - 2016

  1.  

Lim Phaik Eem

Technology for offshore cultivation of tropical seaweeds for the production of aviation fuel

Newton Institutional Links Grant

2015 - 2016

  1.  

Lim Po Teen

Isolation and characterization of unique metal-respiring bacteria from coastal marine environments of the east of peninsular malaysia

Program Rakan Penyelidikan RACE (CR002-2015)

26/1/2015 - 25/1/2018

  1.  

Lim Po Teen & Nurul Aini Kamaruddin

POGO NANO SEA Project: Eutrophication In Coastal Waters Of Southeast Asia: Monitoring And Capacity Building

Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans

Feb 2015 – Feb 2016

  1.  

Louisa Ponnampalam

The Abundance And Conservation Management Of Cetaceans In Langkawi, Malaysia With Special References To The Indo-pacific Finless Porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides) And Indo-pacific Humpback Dolphin (sousa Chinensis)

 

15/8/2012 - 31/12/2016

  1.  

Phang Siew Moi

Integrating algal biophotovoltaics for bioelectricity production with agro-industrial wastewater remediation using tropical algae

University of Cambridge (IF007-2015)

1/4/2015 - 31/3/2016

  1.  

Siti Aisah Alias & Jianming Chen (Third Institute of Oceanography, China)

International Cooperation on the Assesment of the Ecosystem in Southeast Asia

2015DFA20500

International Science & Technology Cooperation Program of China

1/4/2015 - 31/3/2018

National

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  1.  

Azizan Abu Samah

Improving weather nowcasting and forecasting capability of the malaysian meteorological department through comprehensive case studies of heavy/extreme rainfall episodes in east coast of Peninsular Malaysia during November And December 2014 of the northeast monsoon

TRGS - Ministry of Education (TR001A-2015)

1/4/2014 - 30/4/2016

  1.  

Azizan Abu Samah

Flagship Program                                                         

1. An integrated approach; microbes and respond to climate change                                           

2. Diversity and adaptation of microbes: across latitudinal study                                                                                           

3. Connectivity between equatorial and polar regions: from global warming to environmental and microbial community changes

GA009-2014FL

24/10/2014 - 24/10/2017

  1.  

Azizan Abu Samah

Teleconnection between equatorial and polar climatic variability

GA007-2014FL

24/10/2014 - 24/10/2017

  1.  

Azizan Abu Samah

Ramalan cuaca ekstrim dan banjir

Higher Ministry of Education (IOES-2014B)

1/12/2014 - 30/11/2017

  1.  

Azizan Abu Samah

Sumber, emisi dan pengangkutan dinamik bahan surih kimia dan aerosol di rantau Asia-Pacific

Higher Ministry of Education (IOES-2014A)

1/12/2014 - 30/11/2017

  1.  

Azizan Abu Samah & Sheeba Nettukandy Chenoli (NARC)

Influences and impact of southwest monsoon on Malaysian weather and climate and its variabilities in response to global warming

FRGS

FP049-2013A

15/5/2013 - 14/5/2016

  1.  

Bong Chui Wei

Investigation of anthropogenic effects (agriculture and aquaculture) on microbial pathogen dynamics in coastal waters for prediction, management &  mitigation: Monsoonal impacts on waterbone pathogens from river to ocean

Ministry of Higher Education (IOES-2014E)

1/12/2014 - 30/11/2017

  1.  

Bong Chui Wei, Lee Choon Weng & Chai Lay Ching (ISB)

Quantifying and development of risk assessment model for antibiotic residue in malaysia aquatic ecosystem

Science Fund

(SF022-2013)

1/10/2013 - 1/3/2016

  1.  

Lee Choon Weng

Investigation of anthropogenic effects (agriculture & aquaculture) on microbial pathogen dynamics in coastal waters for prediction, management & mitigation: Changes in air-ocean CO2 fluxes in relation to anthropogenic effects

Ministry of Higher Education (IOES-2014D)

1/12/2014 - 30/11/2017

  1.  

Lim Phaik Eem

Tindakbalas & pengubahsuaian mikrob terhadap perubahan atmosfera berdasarkan latitub: perbandingan tindakbalas dan penyesuaian alga antartika dan tropika yang disebabkan oleh perubahan suhu udara lautan dan UVR

Ministry of Higher Education (IOES-2014H)

1/12/2014 - 30/11/2017

  1.  

Lim Phaik Eem

Genomic responses of microalgae to climate changes across a global gradient

National Antarctic Flagship Project, MOSTI

27/1/2015 - 31/1/2018

  1.  

Lim Po Teen

Understanding HAB dynamics under a changing environment for prediction, management & mitigation

Ministry of Education (IOES-2014C)

1/12/2014 - 30/11/2017

  1.  

Lim Po Teen

Investigating marine productivity under changing climate for evaluation of sustainability of coastal ecosystems in Malaysia

Ekspedisi Pelayaran Saintifik Kebangsaan 2016, Bahagian Direktorat Oseanografi Kebangsaan, Kementerian Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi

10/8/2016 – 10/8/2017

  1.  

Lim Po Teen & Leaw Chui Pin

What triggers the initiation of Pyrodinium bloom on the coast of Pahang? An offshore field investigation along Kuantan coast

MOSTI ScienceFund (04-01-03-SF1011)

1/11/2014 – 30/10/2016

  1.  

Lim Po Teen & Leaw Chui Pin

Investigating mechanisms underlying population and community dynamics of benthic harmful algal bloom (BHAB) species in two distinct Malaysian coral reef ecosystems

MOSTI-ScienceFund (SF017-2014)

1/11/2014 - 31/10/2016

  1.  

Lim Po Teen & Leaw Chui Pin

Comparative study of HABs dynamics in two Malaysian coastal embayments

Ministry of Education

1/1/2014 – 31/12/2016

  1.  

Louisa Ponnampalam

Geran Sanjungan Penyelidikan

Mo012-2013

1/7/2013 - 31/12/2016

  1.  

Louisa Ponnampalam & Jillian Ooi Lean Sim (Faculty of Art and Social Science)

Mapping Dugong Habitat and Understanding Dugong Feeding Habits in the Johor East Coast Islands

(UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science)

8/1/2016 - 8/1/2017

  1.  

Phang Siew Moi

UM Algae

GA003-2012

4/5/2015 - 3/5/2016

  1.  

Phang Siew Moi

Geran Sanjungan Penyelidikan MO011-2014

Ministry of Higher Education (MO011-2014)

27/1/2014 - 31/12/2016

  1.  

Phang Siew Moi

IOES HICoE : Air-ocean-land interaction

Ministry of Higher Education (IOES-2014)

1/12/2014 - 30/11/2017

  1.  

Phang Siew Moi

Penghasilan dan emisi halokarbon daripada alga marin semasa perubahan iklim

Ministry of Higher Education (IOES-2014F)

1/12/2014 - 30/11/2017

  1.  

Phang Siew Moi

Design and simulation of offshore aquaculture oceanic farming structure for macroalgae biofuel species

MyGrant

2/11/2015 - 1/11/2017

  1.  

Phang Siew Moi, Wong Kah Hui (University of Malaya) & Seng Hoi Ling (Sunway Univesity)

Potential of neuritogenesis stimulatory effect of Malaysian algae for the prevention of neurodegenerative disease

Internal Research Grant Scheme 2016, Sunway University

1/2/2016 - 31/12/2016

  1.  

Siti Aisah Alias

Soil extracellular enzyme from fungi and its response to temperature: a cross laltitudinal study

MOSTI-ANGKASA (GA006-2014FL)

20/11/2014 - 30/11/2017

  1.  

Siti Aisah Alias

Perbandingan tindakbalas dan penyesuaian kulat Antartika dan Tropika yang disebabkan oleh perubahan suhu udara-lautan dan UVR

Ministry of Higher Education (IOES-2014G)

1/12/2014 - 30/11/2017

University

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Azizan Abu Samah

Microbial responses to global change and the connectivity between tropical and polar environment

UMRP

RP007-2012A

1/7/2012 - 30/6/2016

  1.  

Azizan Abu Samah

Numerical study of dynamical and physical changes in the tropical South China Sea due to the monsoons and its impacts on primary productivity

RU009A-2015

17/4/2015 - 31/12/2016

  1.  

Chong Ving Ching &  Louisa Ponnampalam

Investigating the interactions between coastal cetaceans and fisheries in the matang mangrove forest reserve and adjacent coastal water Perak, Peninsular Malaysia-towards mutual sustainability

RP0011F-13SUS

1/5/2013 - 1/6/2016

  1.  

Chong Ving Ching & Chew Li Lee (UCSI)

Anthropogenic warming and zooplankton community in tropical coastal waters

High Impact Research (HIR)

2013 - 2016

 

Chong Ving Ching & Loh Kar Hoe

Anthropogenic warming and zooplankton community in tropical coastal waters

High Impact Research (HIR)

2013 - 2016

  1.  

Chong Ving Ching, Loh Kar Hoe, A. Sasekumar (ISB), Sarinder Kaur Dhillon (ISB), Chang Chih-Wei

Study of Malaysian fish otoliths

UMRG

2014 - 2016

  1.  

Hanafi bin Hussin, Hanizah Idris (Faculy of Art and Social and Social Science), Mohammad Raduan Arif & Dr Nazli Aziz (UMT)

Ocean governance and coastal community geopolitics & culture east coast of Malaysia : coastal intangible heritage (food), policy and implementation

RU006F-2014

May 2014 – April 2017

  1.  

Hanafi Hussin

Socio-conomic assessment and impact of high value-added products derived from seaweed

Grand Challenge

2015 - 2016

  1.  

Hanafi Hussin & Mary George

A study of the traditional and non-traditional security proliferations in the insian ocean with particular emphasis on search, rescue and recovery and humanitarian assistance at sea

RU006J-2014

May 2014 – April 2017

  1.  

Lee Choon Weng

Investing the productivity of an upwelling zone in northern straits of Malacca

RU006D-2014

2014 - 2017

  1.  

Lee Choon Weng

Investigation photoadaptation of primary producers in different light-dark incubation regimes via the Landry and Hassett Dilution method

Universiti Malaya

7/1/2016 - 6/1/2017

  1.  

Lee Choon Weng & Wong Yi You

Vibrio community in the coastal waters of Peninsular Malaysia

Universiti Malaya

2/11/2016 - 2/11/2019

  1.  

 Lim Phaik Eem

Molecular phylogenetics and systematics of mangrove red algae

RU006K-2014

May 2014 – April 2017

  1.  

Lim Phaik Eem

Comparison of transciptomics profiling between polar and tropics microalgae in response to the effect of uv radiation stress

UMRG

1/5/2013 - 1/6/2016

  1.  

Loh Kar Hoe & Amy Then Yee Hui (ISB)

Molecular Phylogenetics and Taxanomy of Moray Eels (Muraenidae)

UMRG

8/1/2016 – 8/1/2017

  1.  

Loh Kar Hoe & Amy Then Yee Hui (ISB)

Elucidation of genetic stock structure, life history and fishery status of rays (order: Rajiformes) in Selangor

Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP)

7/5/2015 - 7/5/2017

  1.  

Loh Kar Hoe & Amy Then Yee Hui (ISB)

Evaluation of the Fishery status of Malaysian Elasmobranchs

Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme)

8/1/2016 - 8/1/2017

  1.  

Mary George

An Analysis Of The Legal And Environmental Implications Of IMO’s Marpol Annex VI And IMO’s Market Based Mechanisms To Control Exhaust Emissions From Shipping in Malaysian Oceans And Coastal Communities

RP0011B-13SUS

01/05/2013 - 1/6/2016

  1.  

Meor Hakif Amir Hassan

Towards a tropical climate, coastal facies model: sediment facies composition, distribution and their relationship to bedform geomorphology, vegetation and sediment discharge in tidally influenced settings

RU006I-2014

1/5/2014 - 1/4/2017

  1.  

Mohammed Rizman Idid, Siti Aisah Alias & Pang Ka-Lai (NTOU)

Biodiversity and bioactivity of marine fungi associated with marine invertebrates

RP018A-16SUS

8/1/2016 – 8/1/2017

  1.  

Phang Siew Moi

IOES

RU006-2014

2/1/2014 - 30/4/2016

  1.  

Phang Siew Moi

Halocarbon emission by tropical marine algae

RU009E-2015

17/4/2015 – 30/6/2016

  1.  

Phang Siew Moi

Air-ocean-land interaction

RU009-2015

17/4/2015 - 31/7/2016

  1.  

Phang Siew Moi

Development of offshore and onshore systems for cultivation of selected seaweeds

Grand Challenge-SBS (Equitable Society) (GC002B-15SBS)

1/6/2015 - 31/5/2016

  1.  

Phang Siew Moi & Chong Ving Ching

Knowledge Management

UMRG-SUS (RP001O-13SUS)

1/5/2013 - 31/12/2016

  1.  

Roslan Hashim

Carbon analysis on sediment and vegetation in selected mangrove habitats

Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science)

01/05/2013 - 01/06/2016

  1.  

Roslan Hashim

Landfill leachate pollution and associated soil bioremediation

Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SUS (Sustainability Science)

01/07/2014 - 01/07/2016

  1.  

Roslan Hashim

Coastal protection using eco-technologies

HIR

2012-2016

  1.  

Siti Aisah Alias & Abiramy A/P Krishnan @ Ramasamy

Temperature sensitivity and characteristics of fungal hydrolase enzymes from soils microfungi across Antartic, Arctic, temperate and tropical regions

University of Malaya (PG041-2013A)

9/6/2013 - 9/5/2016

  1.  

Siti Aisah Alias & Khalijah Awang (UM)

Soil mycota diversity from maritime and continental antarctic and their secondary metabolites as an adaptation to extreme environment

University of Malaya (RP002D-13SUS)

1/5/2013 - 1/6/2016

  1.  

Siti Aisah Alias, D Pete Convey, Steven D. Emslie, Jerzy Smykla, Ka-Lai Pang & Abiramy Krishnan

Soil extracellular enzyme from fungi and its response to temperature: a cross laltitudinal study

RP007-2012C

1/7/2012 - 30/6/2016

Private

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  1.  

Emienour Muzalina Mustafa

Use of oxidative stress enzymes in algae as biomarkers for monitoring stress in the polar regions

Yayasan Penyelidikan Antartika Sultan Mizan (YPASM)

1/12/2013 - 30/11/2016

  1.  

Phang Siew Moi

Improvement of biomass and lipid productivity of Malaysia microalgae

Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC)    PV001-2013

1/4/2013 - 31/3/2016

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