Thursday, December 6, 2012


Presenters and Participants of the 3rd RUT Workshop

28 Nov-  With the cooperation of all RUT secretariats, the 3rd ISDEV Research University Team (RUT) Workshop was successfully held. The workshop was held for two days from 21 until 22 November 2012 at the School of Social Sciences Conference Room (C06), University Sains Malaysia.

In action - Wan Nurhaneeza presenting her research paper
Ustaz Fakhruddin posing a question to one of the presenters

A total of 26 papers were presented by the 20-strong RUT team members and Fellows of ISDEV Academic Staff Training Scheme (ASTS). These papers contained the development for the past six months of their research and findings and signified the ongoing researches and progress made since the 2nd RUT Workshop held in May 2012.

Professor Muhammad Syukri Salleh, ISDEV Director, chairing the workshop
The research on 'Islamic-based Development' led by ISDEV Director Professor Muhammad Syukri Salleh, contained 5 projects, which are:
(1) The Politics of Islamic Development Strategies
(2) The Construction of the Mould and Index of Islamic-based Development
(3) Ethics and Monitoring System in Human Management
(4) Corporate Social Responsibility of Islamic Banks
(5) The Application of Waqf Istibdal in Development

Dr Jasni (left) discussing his research with Prof Muhammad Syukri Salleh

Part of the RUT team members

The research team consists also of members from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA), Universitas Sumatera Utara (USU), Universitas Medan Area (UMA) and Institut Agama Islam Negeri Sumatera Utara ( IAN SU).

ISDEV sisters in full concentration during the RUT Workshop

Queuing in line for lunch
All in all more than 50 participants, consisting mostly of ISDEV lecturers and students took part in the two-day workshop.

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