Sunday, August 13, 2017

A NAS A WEEK - 22 DZUL QA'DAH 1438

Until when (the dam of) Gog and Magog has been opened and they, from every elevation, descend (al-Anbiya, 21:96]

Saturday, August 12, 2017

ISDEV EIDUL FITRI GATHERING

ISDEV Lecturers and En Kamaruddin Merican with lecturer and staff from School of Social Sciences, USM
A belated but memorable news!

On Friday, 21 July, 2017 - 26 Syawal 1438H, ISDEV with the cooperation of ABI (ISDEV Associate Members) took the opportunity to organize an Eidul Fitri gathering for its fraternity and friends. It was one of the activities organized with the aim to provide the platform for ISDEV members to bind further the ukhuwwah. The celebration took place at Dewan Kuliah A (DKA) Hall at 11am. 

ISDEV Lecturers pose a memento for the Eidul Fitri gathering

ISDEV big family are enjoying the Hari Raya delicacies
The harmony in ISDEV is possible through the strength of ukhuwwah amongst the ISDEV fraternity. Everyone took the opportunity to catch up with one another while indulging in various traditional delicacies. Lemang, nasi impit, kuah kacang, serunding and Hari Raya cookies and cakes were offered that day for lunch. More than 50 ISDEV members made up of ISDEV lecturers, staff, students as well as colleagues and staff from School of Social Sciences and Graduate School of Business attended the simple Eidul-Fitri gathering this year.

ISDEV Director, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zakaria Bahari and ISDEV Deputy Director, Dr. Fadzila Azni Ahmad cutting the ISDEV's celebration cake


Tuesday, August 8, 2017

ISDEV Graduate Discourse: 6 More RISDEV Get the nod!

The ISDEV July Intellectual Graduate Discourse was held for two consecutive day which were on Wednesday and Thursday, 19 and 20 July, 2017 at Dewan Kuliah A (DKA), School of Social Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia. The discourse was chaired by ISDEV Deputy Director, Dr. Fadzila Azni Ahmad. Six ISDEV’s PhD candidates presented their Final draft and PhD theses' proposal in three sessions in two days.

The first graduate discourse was held on 19 July 2017, in the morning session, the first candidate was Nur Sakiinah Ab Aziz with her PhD draft thesis on "Aplikasi Konsep Mutawatir Dalam Ilmu Qiraat Sebagai Kaedah Penentu Kesahan dan Kebolehpercayaan Data (KPKKD) Penyelidikan Berteraskan Islam". She is currently supervised by Dr. Mohd Shukri Hanapi. Her draft thesis was evaluate by Dr. Fadzila Azni Ahmad. She has defended her Phd draft thesis very well and gets the nod to continue with the submission of her PhD.

Nur Sakiinah presenting her PhD Draft Thesis
The second candidate was Norashikin Binti Ahmad. Her PhD proposal on "Pemikiran Maqasid Al-Syari'at dalam Ekonomi Islam Arus Perdana" was evaluated by Dr Mohd Syakir Mohd Rosdi. She is currently under the supervision of Dr Mohd Shukri Hanapi. Norashikin also received the approval to proceed with her PhD research.

Norashikin presenting her PhD proposal on "Pemikiran Maqasid Al-Syari'at dalam Ekonomi Islam Arus Perdana"
The last candidate to present her PhD thesis proposal on 19 July 2017 is currently a student under the supervision of Dr Wan Norhaniza Wan Hasan. Saidatana Siti Aishah pesented the proposal on "Perbandaran lestari Islam: Kajian Kes Majlis Perbandaran Kota Bharu Bandar Raya Islam (MPKB-BRI)". Her thesis proposal was evaluated by Dr. Azrin Ibrahim who gave her approval for the proposal to proceed with her PhD research.

Saidatana Siti Aishah explaining the bckground of her PhD research to all ISDEV fratenity
The second day of ISDEV July Intellectual Graduate Discourse continue on 20 July 2017 with three more ISDEV’s PhD candidates presented their Final draft and PhD theses' proposal. The morning session starts with Surita Hartini with her PhD draft thesis on "Kelestarian Pembangunan Tanah Wakaf: Analisis Terhadap Perumahan Wakaf di Pulau Pinang". She is currently supervised by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zakaria Bahari. Her draft thesis was evaluate by Dr. Mohd Syakir Mohd Rosdi. Despite all the question asked from her examiner, she had successfully defended her PhD draft thesis to continue of the next step of submission of her PhD.

Surita Hartini with her PhD draft thesis on "Kelestarian Pembangunan Tanah Wakaf: Analisis Terhadap Perumahan Wakaf di Pulau Pinang"
The second candidate on 20 July 2017 was Yusrizal with his PhD proposal entitle "Pemikiran Ekonomi Politik Gerakan Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia (HTI)". He is currently supervised by Dr. Mohd Syakir Mohd Rosdi. Dr. Wan Norhaniza Wan Hasan took the responsibility to evaluate his PhD thesis proposal and get the approval to continue to write to complete his research.

Still going strong, Yusrizal answering the question from the examiner on his PhD thesis
The last candidate for ISDEV July graduate discourse was Siti Zanariah Haji Yusoff who is currently supervised by Dr Shahir Akram Hassan. She presented her PhD proposal on "Perhubungan Awam Dalam Perkhidmatan Hospitaliti Islam ". Her PhD proposal was evaluated by Dr. Murni Yusoff. Siti Zanariah get the approval from Dr Murni Yusoff to further her research with minor correction. 

Siti Zanariah in action while presenting her PhD Proposal on "Perhubungan Awam Dalam Perkhidmatan Hospitaliti Islam ".
As usual Q&A session took place after each presentation. Finally, the candidates could give a heave a sigh of grateful relief when all the lecturers agreed to give endorsement for them to proceed with the thesis proper.

Congratulations to all six ISDEV PhD candidates!

Sunday, August 6, 2017

A NAS A WEEK - 15 DZUL QA'DAH 1438

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will come a time upon the people in which a person will not care from where he receives his wealth, either lawfully or unlawfully.” [Source: Sahih Bukhari 1977; Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari]

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

ISDEV Graduate Discourse in July 2017- Another 3 RISDEV Students Get The Nod

The ISDEV Intellectual Graduate Discourse was held on Wednesday, 5 July, 2017 at Dewan Kuliah A (DKA), School of Social Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia. The discourse was chaired by ISDEV Deputy Director, Dr. Fadzila Azni Ahmad. Three ISDEV’s PhD candidates presented their Final draft and PhD theses' proposal in three sessions.

Ekarat Sitisan passionately presenting his PhD Draft Thesis for a nod to 

For the morning session, the first candidate was Ekarat Sitisan with his PhD draft tesis on Guidelines of Islamic Corporate Social responsibility of Islamic bank in Thailand. He is currently supervised by Assoc. Prof Dr. Zakaria Bahari. His draft tesis was evaluate by Dr. Fadzila Azni Ahmad. Despite all the question asked from his examiner, he had successfully defended his PhD draft thesis to continue of the next step of submission of his PhD.

Syazalie Hirman presenting his PhD Proposal on the Teori Tingkah Laku Berteraskan Islam: Penilaian Semula Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB)

The second candidate was Syazalie Hirman Ahmad Najib with his PhD proposal title on "Teori Tingkah Laku Berteraskan Islam: Penilaian Semula Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB)". He is currently supervised by Dr. Shahir Akram Hassan. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zakaria Bahari took the responsibility to evaluate his PhD Thesis proposal.

Yusma Fariza enthusiastically presenting her PhD proposal to ISDEV Fratenity at the ISDEV Intellectual Graduate Discourse
The last candidate to present her PhD thesis proposal is currently a student under the supervision of Dr Mohd Shukri Hanapi. Yusma Fariza Yasin pesented the proposal on "Faktor-faktor kejayaan usahawan wanita produk kesihatan di Malaysia: Analisis berdasarkan faktor-faktor kejayaan khadijah binti Khuwaylid R.A". Her PhD thesis proposal was evaluated by Dr. Azrin Ibrahim. 

As usual Q&A session took place after each presentation. Finally, the candidates could give a heave a sigh of grateful relief when all the lecturers agreed to give endorsement for them to proceed with the thesis proper.

Congratulations to all three ISDEV PhD candidates!

Sunday, July 30, 2017

A NAS A WEEK - 8 DZUL QA'DAH 1438

Then do they await except that the Hour should come upon them unexpectedly? But already there have come (some of) its indications. Then what good to them, when it has come, will be their remembrance? [Muhammad, 47:18]

Sunday, July 23, 2017

SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS BY JOINING INGRAW2017

In conjunction with the annual agenda of ISDEV, the 12th International ISDEV Graduate Workshop (INGRAW2017) has been scheduled to be held on 24 and 25 October 2017. INGRAW2017 is jointly organized by Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS) USM.  

INGRAW2017 is welcomed for abstract and full paper submission for those who plan to pursue studies and Master or PhD level in any fields with special reference to Islamic perspective, those who are currently a post-graduate student and conducting Islamic-based research in any fields of study. Those who have completed studies at Master or PhD level in the year of 2016 or 2017 in any Islamic-based fields, and also thesis supervisors, lecturers and anyone who is interested. 



For details, please visit http://ingraw2017.blogspot.my/ or contact Secretariat of INGRAW2017 at ingraw2017@gmail.com. 







A NAS A WEEK - 1 DZUL QA'DAH 1438

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Ahead of the Hour the people will only greet with peace those whom they know, trade will spread until a woman will help her husband’s business, and the ties of family will be severed.” [Source: Musnad Ahmad 3972; Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir]