Monday, June 13, 2011


Announcing Prof Syukri's Discourse Series

On 6th till 9th June 2011, ISDEV Director Professor Muhammad Syukri Salleh was at Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA) in Kuala Terengganu, fulfilling his first trip as a Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Business Management and Accounting of the university.

His four-day presence was filled with academic discourses and consultancies, viz. Teaching-Learning Discourse: Heart-to-Heart Method in Teaching-Learning Process on the first day; Graduate Discourse: Proposal Presentation on the second day; Writing Discourse: Integrity in Academic Writing - Free Riderism? on the third day; and Research Discourse: Islamic Research Methodology - Why and What on the fourth day. Academic consultancies with lecturers and graduate students were held in between the discourses.

Professor Muhammad Syukri was appointed as a Visiting Professor of UniSZA since 1st May 2011 till 30th April 2012. He is expected to be at UniSZA two times more during the remaining duration.

Currently Professor Muhammad Syukri Salleh is also in his second term of his appointment as a Visiting Professor at Universitas Muhammadiyah Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia ending on 30th November 2011. During the last two years, in 2010 and 2011, he was also a Visiting Professor at Institut Islam Hadhari of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Islamic Finance and Wealth Management Institute (IFWMI) of Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Visiting Fellow of Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies in Oxford UK, and Visiting Scholar of Islamic Research and Training Insitute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Some of the participants
A farewell shake hand from Acting Dean of the Faculty of Business Management and Accounting, Dr Ahmad Azrin Adnan (left)

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