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Research Support and Opportunities

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Research support

Research proposal 

  • All research conducted in the University requires submission of a research proposal to Research Management Group (RMG).
  • Proposal is carefully reviewed by RMG and the outcome of the review will be informed in writing to the Principal Investigator (PI).
  • The PI must obtain ethical clearance, and it must be approved before the research is initiated. 

Financial support for publication

  • Paper has been accepted for publication in an indexed journal listed in Journal Citation Report (JCR) or Malaysia Citation Index (MyCite). 
  • Author must be a NUMed staff and as the corresponding author of the paper.
  • The paper must cite NUMed affiliation with the following address "Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed), No. 1, Jalan Sarjana 1, Kota Ilmu, Educity@Iskandar, Iskandar Puteri, 79100 Johor, Malaysia".

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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. 

Research grants - external

FunderClosing DateRemarks 

Ministry of Higher Education 

*open for application starting end of Dec 2

 Mar 23

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)

Prototype Development Research Grant Scheme (PRGS)

Ministry of Science and Technology

*open for application starting Jan 23

  Strategic Research Fund (SRF)

Newcastle University

 13 Jan 23  Global Partnership Fund 
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)    
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)    
Funds For NGOs    
National Science Foundation   Funding
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
Toshiba International Foundation  30 Nov 22 Grants
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: 5 Dec 22