Thursday, June 21, 2018


On 22 - 24 April 2018, ISDEV members consisting of ISDEV Director, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zakaria Bahari, ISDEV Deputy Director, Dr. Fadzila Azni Ahmad, ISDEV lecturers, Professor Muhammad Syukri Salleh, Dr. Shahir Akram Hasan, Dr Murni Yusoff, Dr Azreen Hamiza Abdul Aziz as well as ISDEV Alumni, participated in the Bengkel Kaedah Penyelidikan Berteraskan Islam (Islamic Research Methodology Worskhop). The workshop was held at the Centre for Language Studies and Generic Development (PBI), Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Bachok, Kelantan and was chaired by Dr. Nor Hisham bin Md. Nawi. Dr. Burhan Che Daud, Director of PBI graced the modestly simple Official Opening Ceremony of the workshop with his presence and officially declared its commencement with the recitation of basmallah.

ISDEV Delegates at the Islamic Research Methodology Workshop at UMK, Bachok,Kelantan
The workshop was organized by the Centre for Language Studies and Generic Development (PBI), Universiti Malaysia Kelantan with the collaboration with the Centre for islamic Development Management Studies (ISDEV), Universiti Sains Malaysia. Among the objectives of this workshop three days workshop is to guide all researches in the social sciences and humanities field to benefit and understand the newly develop Islamic research methodology as the modern research method. 

The speakers - From top: Prof. Dr. Muhammad Syukri Salleh, Dr. Fadzila Azni Ahmad, Dr. Mohd Syahmir Alias, Dr. Abdul Hanis Embong, Dr. Shahir Akram Hasan, Dr. Nur Ilani Mat Nawi, Mohd Syahmi Miswan, Nur Sakiinah Ab Aziz, Dr. Nor Hanani Ismail, Dr. Azreen Hamiza Abdul Aziz, Dr. Murni Yusoff & Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zakaria Bahari.
In achieving this objective, participants were exposed to the various stages of Islamic research methodology for qualitative research focusing on the philosophy, research design, data collection and data analysis. The workshop also present the practice in Islamic-based research that are using quantitative research methodology with the conceptual framework, construction of instruments and data analysis. Even though the contemporary research method has been widely used in research nowadays, it is not possible for Islamic research methodology to stand out and become the prominent research method to be use in any Islamic-based research. 

Full house - The participants of the three days workshop
Momento - Top picture, ISDEV Lectures with Dr. Zaleha Embong, Dr. Burhan Che Daud with Prof. Muhammad Syukri Salleh and Prof. Syukri at UMK main campus, Bachok, Kelantan
This has definitely paved the way for ISDEV relationship with UMK, especially in bringing Islamic research methodology greater in the near future. The rest as they say is history. ISDEV expertise in Islamic research methodology are definitely on its way towards achieving its success.

Ukhuwwah bonding among ISDEV and UMK 

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