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USM PENANG, 20 June 2024 - Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) today welcomed a visit from the Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), Dr. Roger Y. Chao Jr.

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The purpose of the visit was to monitor the progress of four research projects at USM: MICROCASA, CIRCULAR, GeoDRR, and CALOHEA.

The meeting was chaired by USM Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation, Professor Dr. Habibah A. Wahab.

Habibah emphasised USM's commitment to advancing science, technology, and sustainability.

She also highlighted the university's enthusiasm for engaging with industry experts to foster future research initiatives.

Among the topics discussed during the meeting included the Erasmus+ and collaboration on micro-credentials programs, such as a potential nursing project with USM's School of Health Sciences.

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Present at the event was USM Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Academic and International, Professor Dato’ Gs. Dr. Narimah Samat, who is also the project leader of GeoDRR, presented on academic matters related to micro-credentials and credit transfer.

Also in present were the USM Director of the Research Creativity and Management Office (RCMO), Professor Dr. Zainovia Lockman; Director of the Centre for Development of Academic Excellence (CDAE) and project leader for CALOHEA, Associate Professor Dr. Muhamad Saiful Bahri Yusoff; project leader for CIRCULAR, Associate Professor Dr. Asyirah Abdur Rahim; and project leader for MICROCASA, Dr. Radziah Adam.

Text: Nur Farrah Ezlin Mohd Suhaimi/Photo: Ebrahim Ab Manan


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