As at 17 April 2014, ISDEV is now an independent Research Centre of Excellence. ISDEV received a 'Watikah' from USM Legal Advisor on 14 May 2014. With this upgrade from a Virtual Centre previously to the current Research Centre of Excellence, ISDEV now operates independently from the School of Social Sciences, its previous mother.
|ISDEV Director, Prof. Muhammad Syukri Salleh (right) receiving the 'Watikah' from USM Legal Advisor,|
Khairul Anuar Che Azmi (left)