Monday, March 7, 2011

Report on the Gathering of PhD students at OUM Main Campus on Feb 27, 2011

Posted by Richard Ng and Bee Ching. Photos by Meng Tze

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Azahari presenting his talk

The gathering held on Feb 27, 2011 at OUM Main Campus was the second gathering for the year 2011. 40 Phd Students turned up to listen to the lecture presented by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Azahari Ismail from UPM. The title of his presentation was "Philosophy of Research”.

Participants were highly engaged in this talk as Dr. Azahari gave a good account on what constitute a research and the philosophy in carrying a research. Dr. Azahari shares his 30 years of experience in conducting research. He has published more than 100 papers. Participants have definitely benefited from his talk which lasted about 2 hours.

The slides for his presentation can be obtained from FaceBook/Richard Ng.

Dr. Rosmah giving her comments on the QE mock presentation

Earlier, there was a Mock QE presentation by Ms. Meenashi. Participants are encouraged to share their work before going for the actual QE or Viva.

In the afternoon, there was a Postgraduate Lab session with Dr. Rosmah Mohamad (PhD Coordinator) where participants can meet her on a face-to-face basis to discuss on various academic and administrative issues.

Group photo for remembrance

Generally, participants were very happy with the gathering and talk by Dr. Azhari. Thanks to Bee Ching and Dr. Rosmah for making this session a success. Looking forward to next meeting in March to be held on 27 March 2011. The next session will touch on the Developing a Research Framework, Problem Statement & Research Questions.