IMU-ICE Research Excellence Grant

May 29, 2017 IMU-ICE Research Excellence Grant

IMU-ICE Research Excellence Grant

IMU wants to be a centre of excellence in learning and teaching. The goal of the Grant is to promote educational innovations in IMU, enhance education research profile of IMU and build the capacity of IMU staff in educational research . 

IMU ICE Research Excellence Grant for educational research is offered for research in the following areas:

  • Curriculum development and evaluation
  • Improvement in content delivery
  • implementation of new theories or frameworks for teaching and learning in out-of-class experiences (including communities)
  • development of novel teaching approaches and materials to support students with diverse needs
  • challenging the status quo in teaching and learning to enhance the achievement learning outcomes or related competencies
  • personalized learning
  • Innovative assessment strategies
  • Innovative Skills and Simulation Learning Environments

The total amount of the grant per year is 15000 MYR. Two grants of 7500 MYR to be considered for award will be advertised yearly. The grant can be used as the only or a supplementary source of funding depending on the cost estimation of the project.


IMU-ICE Research Excellence Grant Flow Chart

2019 IMU-ICE Research Excellence Grant

  • "Transfer of training and retention of learning with virtual reality: a mixed study"- May Goh Lay Khim, Clinical Skills & Simulation Centre
  • "An innovative mobile application on antibiotics for pharmacology teaching and learning".- Heethal Jaiprakash, School of Medicine 


Past Innovation grant project reports

Perception towards Anatomy Teaching with Cadaver
Cho Min Naing & Mangala Kumara
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Knowledge about the pandemic influenza A (H1N1) and willingness to accept vaccination: a cross-sectional survey
Naing, C. & Tan, R.Y.P. J Public Health (2011) 19: 511.
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Evaluation of usefulness of reflective summary writing with a mind map to enhance the PBL learning process
Sneha Ravindranath, Warnakula Kusum De Abrew & Vishna Devi Nadarajah
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Improving implementation of PBLs in Chiropractic program at International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Let’s start with “Restaurant type” PBL
Ni Ni Win, Vishna Devi Nadarajah, Daw Khin Win
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PBL Facilitation Skills amongst Faculty at the International Medical University
Sushela Devi Somanath, Ammu Radhakrishnan, Gnanajothy Ponnudurai, Hla Yee Yee, Chen Yu Sui, Wai Phyo Win & Christein Ariaranee
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Assessment of Professionalism in Problem-based Learning Sessions
Hla Yee Yee, Gnanajothy Ponnudurai, Wai Phyo Win, Daw Kim Win
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