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Research University-Postgraduate Research Grant Scheme

Postgraduate Research Grant Scheme

Full time research mode postgraduate students of USM are invited to apply for funding under the Research University Postgraduate Research Grant Scheme for projects related to research field as listed in the



     We are looking for two MSc students and one research officer (RO) to work on a project entitled ‘the establishment of reference ranges and profiles of endogenous steroids and erythropoietin in a population of Malaysian athletes: towards the implementation of Athlete Biological Passport’. The project is based in Doping Control Centre, USM Penang.

     Specifically the students will be assigned to handle one of following subprojects:

1.     Immunoaffinity chromatography and LC/MS analysis of erythropoietin

2.     SDS-PAGE and IEF analysis of erythropoietin from urine and serum

     Meanwhile, the RO will be required to assist the running of the whole research project. Basically the RO is required to receive urine and blood samples, perform pre-processing and splitting, organizing sample information and data and handling mini research projects. The salary will be RM 2471 per month with 2 years of contract.

All candidates are asked to submit their CV/resume and may be called for an interview. 

For more information regarding the project please contact:

 Dr. Mohd Nazri Ismail

Pusat Kawalan Doping/Doping Control Centre,

Universiti Sains Malaysia,

11800 USM,

Penang, Malaysia.

Tel: 604-6534261 / 5831

Fax: 604-6569869


February Intake for Coursework & Mixed Mode Sem 2 (2012/2013)

Graduate School Of Business (GSB)

Master of Business Administration (ONLINE E-EMBA) – K28

School Of Education (EDU)

Doctor of Education (Curriculum & Education) – K002

Doctor of Education (Science Education) – K003

Doctor of Education (Educational Technology & Multimedia) – K004

Doctor of Education (TESOL) – K005

School Of Humanities (HUM)

Master of Arts (Malay Language) – C04

Master of Arts (Literature) – C05

Master of Science (Geographic Information Science) – C14

Master of Arts (Translation Studies) – C15

Master of Arts (Southeast Asian History) – C22

Master of Science (Sustainable Cities and Communities) – C38

School Of Mathematical Sciences (MAH)

Master of Science (Teaching of Mathematics) – K25

Master of Science (Mathematics) – C02

Master of Science (Statistics) – C03

School Of Housing, Building And Planning (HBP)

Master of Science (Housing) – K11

Master of Science (Tourism Development) – C20

School Of Communication (MAS)

Master of Arts (Communication) – C06

Master of Communication (Screen Studies) – K20

Master of Communication (Science & Environmental Journalism) – K21

Master of Communication (Integrated Marketing Communication) – K36 (IMC – KL)

School Of Medical Sciences (MED)

Master of Medicine (Anaesthesiology) – S02

Master of Medicine (Surgery) – S07

Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology) – S08

Master of Neuroscience – C39

More information:


Pusat Pengajian Siswazah Perniagaan (GSB)

Sarjana Pentadbiran Perniagaan (ONLINE E-MBA) – K28

Pusat Pengajian Ilmu Pendidikan (EDU)

Doktor Pendidikan (Kurikulum & Pengajaran) – K002

Doktor Pendidikan (Pendidikan Sains) – K003

Doktor Pendidikan (Teknologi Pendidikan & Multimedia) – K004

Doktor Pendidikan (TESOL) – K005

Pusat Pengajian Ilmu Kemanusiaan (HUM)

Sarjana Sastera (Bahasa Melayu) – C04

Sarjana Sastera (Kesusasteraan) – C05

Sarjana Sains (Sains Maklumat Geografi) – C14

Sarjana Sastera (Pengajian Terjemahan) – C15

Sarjana Sastera (Sejarah Asia Tenggara) – C22

Sarjana Sains (Bandar dan Komuniti Lestari) – C38

Pusat Pengajian Sains Matematik (MAH)

Sarjana Sains (Matematik Pengajaran) – K25

Sarjana Sains (Matematik) – C02

Sarjana Sains (Statistik) – C03

 Pusat Pengajian Perumahan, Bangunan Dan Perancangan (HBP)

Sarjana Sains (Perumahan) – K11

Sarjana Sains (Pembangunan Pelancongan) – C20

 Pusat Pengajian Komunikasi (MAS)

Sarjana Sastera (Komunikasi) – C06

Sarjana Komunikasi (Pengajian Skrin) – K20

Sarjana Komunikasi (Kewartawanan Sains & Alam Sekitar) – K21

Sarjana Komunikasi (Komunikasi Pemasaran Bersepadu) – K36 (IMC-KL)

Pusat Pengajian Sains Perubatan (MED)

Sarjana Perubatan (Anestesiologi) – S02

Sarjana Perubatan (Surgeri) – S07

Sarjana Perubatan (Oftalmologi) – S08

Sarjana Neurosains – C39

Maklumat lanjut:

‘Global Economic Turbulence: How Relevant is Postgraduate Education?’

Dear all,

Greetings from the Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)!!

You are cordially invited to join a public forum, entitled ‘Global Economic Turbulence: How Relevant is Postgraduate Education?’

The current global economic turbulence presents an opportunity to assess the relationship between postgraduate education and training provided by universities and a dynamic knowledge based economy, as an enabler for sustainable growth and better job opportunities.

The panelists are economic experts in the nation consists:

  • Dr. Nungsari Ahmad Radhi, Executive Director, Research and Investment Strategy, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
  • Professor Rajah Rasiah, Khazanah Nasional Chair of Regulatory Studies, and Professor of Technology and Innovation Policy, University Malaya
  • Professor Cheah Kooi Guan, Dean, Graduate School, University of Management and Technology

Also, there will be an exhibition and briefing on financial assistance for postgraduate education. Do not miss the opportunity to meet with the representatives from Scholarship Division, Ministry of Higher Education.

Kindly refer the following for details:

    Date                       :             17 October 201

    Time                     :             8:45am

    Venue                   :             Dewan Kompleks Cahaya

Herewith enclosed an event poster for your further reference. It is open to public, so feel free to invite your family and friends to join us.

Interestingly, transport is provided for audience from Engineering Campus, USM. Please contact Miss Husna via ext. 6526, or for transportation arrangement. While, both transport and accommodation are provided for those from Health Campus. Kindly contact Miss Mas via ext. 2384, or for travel arrangement.

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