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International Recognitions: UM Researchers Receive Accolades

Our most heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Ng Kwan Hoong from the Faculty of Medicine and Dr. Azirah Hashim from UM Languages and Linguistics for being coffered the title of “Professor Emeritus” by the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, who is also a University of Malaya Chancellor, during the 61st UM convocation ceremony. The Emeritus appointment is a prestigious title given to retired, tenured Professors by the institution as a recognition of their extensive contributions and distinguished service.

Dr. Ng, who is also the Merdeka Award 2020 recipient, is an expert in the field of breast imaging, radiology protection, radiation dosimetry, medical physics education and risk communication.

Dr. Azirah is a researcher in the fields of applied linguistics, language relations in Southeast Asia, higher education in the ASEAN region and legal discourse.

We from Universiti Malaya Research all congratulate Professor Dr. Ng Kwan Hoong, Professor Dr. Azirah Hashim for their well-deserved appointments!

International Recognitions

We would also like to congratulate two members of our very own Keluarga UM for being awarded with international recognitions. Heartfelt congratulations to Dato' Prof. Dr. Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine for being announced as part of Forbes’ “50 Over 50: Asia 2022” and Dr. Donnie Adams of Faculty of Education for becoming the Winner of the Emerald Young Researcher Award 2021.


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