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Research Support and Opportunities

Research Support and Opportunities

We are here to provide guidance and hands-on support to help you achieve your research ambitions.

Research support

Research proposal

  • All research conducted by Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed Malaysia) requires the submission of a research proposal to the Research Management Group (RMG).
  • The proposal is carefully reviewed by the RMG Committee and the outcome is communicated in writing to the Principal Investigator (PI).
  • The PI must obtain ethical clearance, which must be approved before the research is initiated.

Financial support for publication

  • The paper must have been accepted for publication in an indexed journal listed in Scopus/Web of Science with quartile (Q1 - Q4) based on Journal Citation Reports (JCR) or Malaysian Citation Index (MyCite).
  • The paper author must be a member of NUMed Malaysia staff.
  • The paper must cite NUMed Malaysia affiliation with the following address: Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia, 1 Jalan Sarjana 1 Kota Ilmu, Educity@Iskandar, 79200 Iskandar Puteri, Johor, Malaysia.

Participation in international and national research-related activities

  • Staff who are involved in international research-related activities are advised to have a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), Memorandum of Agreement (MoA), Research Agreement or Letter of Agreement (LoA) as well as an appointment letter as a project member or proof of co-authorship.
  • National-related activities require the same documents, except for the MoU.

Research exhibition

Staff are encouraged to participate in the listed research exhibitions.

  • Persidangan dan Ekspo Ciptaan Institusi Pengajian Tinggi Antarabangsa 
  • Korea Seoul International Invention Fair 
  • Malaysia Technology Expo
  • International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition 
  • BioMalaysia & Asia Pacific Bioeconomy

Intellectual property

  • Intellectual property refers to creations of the mind and include ideas, information and knowledge.
  • In a university context, the results and outcomes of research can be viewed as intellectual property.
  • For more information on intellectual property.


Gifts and donations

  • Gifts and donations in the form of equipment and research materials received from external parties should be reported to the RMG for safety and record purposes.
  • Gifts also include a stipend, travel expenses and facilities (infrastructure and services).

"Developing projects that will benefit communities and improve quality of life should be the top priority when considering the next project."

Dr Michaela Goodson, Dean of Research, NUMed Malaysia

Research grants - internal

NUMed Internal Research Grants

These grants are to be used as a seed fund to enable staff to embark on research with the aim of enhancing and building research skills and competencies. Grants can be applied for in November and May each year and are subject to availability.

Research grants - external

FunderClosing DateRemarks 
Newcastle University   International Office Funding 
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)    
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)    
Funds For NGOs    
Wellcome   Grant Funding 
Human Frontier Science Program    
Ministry of Higher Education   Public Private Research Network 
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)   International Fellowship for Research in Japan
King Saud University     
Spencer Foundation 5 Dec 22 Research Grant on Education 
The Association of Asia and Pacific 30 Nov 22 Research Fund
Swiss National Science Foundation (SPIRIT) 2 Nov 22 International Research  
The Sumitomo Foundation 31 Oct 22  
Nagao Natural Environment Foundation 19 Oct 22  
TDR: For Research on Disease Poverty 10 Oct 22  
American Psychological Foundation 1 Oct 22 Scott and Paul Pearsall Grant  
Sydney Southeast Asia Centre 15 Sep 22 Grant Scheme 

Last updated: 27 Sep 22