Friday, November 9, 2012


A conference room with the view - Participants of INGRAW'12

6 Nov - The 7th ISDEV International Graduate Workshop 2012 (INGRAW'12) was successfully organized as scheduled and well participated. The workshop was held from 30 till 31 October 2012 at the University's Conference Hall with more than 100 participants attending.

Professor Roshada Hashim
delivering the First Keynote Address
Two keynote addresses were delivered, firstly by the Dean of Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS), Universiti Sains Malaysia, Professor Roshada Hashim with a Keynote Address entitled Knowledge Creation from Postgraduate Research: Opportunities and Challenges for the Islamic World, while on the second day, Dr Zakaria Bahari the Deputy Director of ISDEV delivered the second Keynote Address entitled The Opportunity to do Research in ISDEV.

Dr. Zakaria, Deputy Director of ISDEV
delivering the 2nd Keynote Address
A total of 92 papers were presented throughout the one and half-day workshop divided into three segments of five concurrent sessions each. Each presenter's working paper was evaluated by a panel Resource Persons who are experts in their field based on the subject mater of the research. The presenters gained to benefit from the various feedback, input, comments and  ideas given by these Resource Persons on how best they could  improve the quality of their research and written thesis, wherever felt needed.

The Dean of School of Social Sciences
Dr. Nor Malina Abd. Malik
The closing ceremony took place on the noon of the second day by Dr. Nor  Malina Abd.Malik, Dean of School of Social Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia. In her closing speech, she congratulated ISDEV on the success of the international workshop that catered specifically for postgraduate students embarking research on Islam.

Professor Muhammad Syukri Salleh presenting a token of appreciation
to the Dean
The curtain has now closed for INGRAW'12. However ISDEV is upbeat that INGRAW'13 which is scheduled to be held in August next year (2013) will see more presenters and participants congregating and networking for the benefit of Islam, insya Allah.

For a glimpse of INGRAW'12, pictures that are worth more than a thousand words, tells you the fantastic participation received by ISDEV:

Women Power - An encouraging response received from the sisters

Lenny Luat presenting her research in one of the concurrent sessions
in Room C
Never to be missed in ISDEV organized conferences - The Book Sale!!!
Break Time - Good food, Alhamdulillah .

Never a dull moment - Al-Umry's (holding the microphone) lively
presentation of his research paper

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