Research Project

2018

   No.Project Leader
 MembersProject Title
Year of Starting Project
Funding Agencies/Amount
 1. 
Tan Chee SengLow Sew Kim, Anna Ong Wen Huey, Tan soon Aun, Gan Su Wan, SarvarubiniParenting practices and Children Creativity: A qualitative approach  2018UTARRF/

RM 40460
 2.Pragash Muthu Rajan
Sultana M Alam, Khor Kheng Kia
The relationship between ethnocentrism and interethnic interactions among Malaysian Private University Undergraduates   2018UTARRF/

RM11020
 3.Walton WiderLow Sew Kim, Tan Ting Ying, Sanggari KrishnanConceptualizing adulthood among young people in Malaysia: Social class comparison  2018UTARRF/

RM35000
 4.
Siah Poh Chua Low Sew Kim, Tan Soon Aun, Sarvarubini, Nurulllashkeen binti Mohd Anis, Tan Ting Ying   The formation and perception of Islam among non - Muslim undergraduates  2018GMMF/

RM24000
 5.
Kok Jin Kuan
Hon Kai Yee, Gertina J van Schalkwyk
Exploring family life, happiness and sadness with refugee children using collage life story elicitation technique
  2018Lau Hooi Kee Fund/

RM 1750
 6.
Yap Chin Choo
Tan Ting Ying, Gan Su Wan, Tan Soon Aun, Sarvarubini Nainee, Chie Qiu Ting
An exploratory study on the impact of prolonged life crisis towards the capacity of altruistic behaviour
  2018Lau Hooi Kee Fund/

RM 2985
 7.Siah Poh Chua
Low Sew Kim, T'ng Soo Ting, Ho Khee Hoong, Frederick Low
A focus group study to identify the problems and needs of refugee teachers in coping with teaching problem
  2018Lau Hooi Kee Fund/

RM 2570.67
 8.
Anna Ong Wen Huey
Pheh Kai Shuen, Low Sew Kim, Tan Chee Seng, Tay Kok Wai Enhancing mental health literacy of refugee teachers
  2018Lau Hooi Kee Fund/

RM 2790

2017

 No.Project Leader
Members 
Project Title
Year of Starting Project
Funding Agencies /Amount
  1.      
Siah Poh Chua                    
Low Sew Kim, Lee Wan Ying, Wirawahida binti Kamarul , Glory Nancy a/p Viapude, William Hoi Wei Yuan, Francis Cheung, Tan Siew Huei, Tan Ting YingThe relationships between predictors of intention to use SNS, overall SNS use and Quality of life among Malaysian elderly    2017UTARRF/

RM 37400
2.Pong Kok Shiong
Alia Azalea, Foong Soon Seng, Raphael Thoo Yi Xian
Predictors of pro-environmental behaviour among archaeological tourists: : A case study at Bujang Valley and Lenggong Valley World Heritage site
   2017UTARRF/

RM 3000
3.
Kok Jin Kuan
Tan Soon Aun
The perception of alienation and suicide among Malaysian youth    2017Research Publication Scheme UTAR/

RM 1248
4.
Hon Kai Yee      
Kok Jin Kuan, Ho Khee Hoong, T'ng Soo Ting
The influential roles of religiosity and spirituality in the equality of life among elderly adults    2017UTARRF/

RM 36140
5.Tan Chee Seng
Anna Ong Wen Huey, Amelyn Yee Wai Yean
Development of the Self-Rated Artistic Creativity Scale
   2017
Research Publication Scheme UTAR/

RM 696
6.Lee Wan YingTan Chee Seng, Siah Poh Chua   Japanese Anime: Can it change the attitude towards deaf people?       2017Sumitomo Foundation/

RM 7447.70

2016

No.

Project Leader

Members

Project Title

Year of Starting Project

Funding Agencies/Amount

1.       

Lee Wan Ying

Siah Poh Chua, Tan Chee Seng, Lee Mah Ngee

Attitude towards deafness and deaf people among Malaysian secondary schools

2016

UTARRF/

RM7100

2.       

Lim Yeong Yeong

Low Sew Kim, Dr. Siah Poh Chua, Wirawahida

Klang Valley Urban Refugees &Asylum Seekers Gender- Based Violence Victimization: perceptions & Intervention

2016

UTARRF/

RM5660

3.       

Sarvarubini Nainee

Tan Soon Aun, Tan Chee Seng, Glory Nancy Viapude

The role of life satisfaction, meaning of life, religiosity and spirituality on death anxiety

2016

UTARRF/

RM8340

4.       

Dr. Siah Poh Chua

Low Sew Kim, Dr. Vivian Lun Miu Chi, Tan Swee Huei

The influence of cultural values on the attitudes of Malaysian Chinese adolescent towards the elderly

2016

UTARRF/

RM34400

5.       

Dr. Siah Poh Chua

Tan Swee Mee, Dr. Tan Chee Seng

Why do students from Malaysia Chinese Independence Schools choose to continue their tertiary education in Taiwan?

2016

UTARRF/

USD10000

6.       

William Hoi Wei Yuan

 

Low Sew Kim, Dr. Siah Poh Chua, Tan Swee Mee, Karen Wong

 

A Comparison Study on the Ciping Strategies & psychological Health of Secondary School Studnets  with Different levels of Autism Spectrum Quotients

2016

UTARRF/

RM4059.2

7.       

Wong Kin Tat

Dr. Wong Bee Eng, Low Sew Kim, Tan Soon Aun, Dr. Lee Soo Chee

The Effect of Conceptualisable Agents on Passivisation Unaccusative Errors by Chinese ESL Learners

2016

UTARRF/

RM3500

  8.   Yap Chin Choo
Tan Soon Aun, Anna Ong, Salahuddien Ayob
A study comparing psychosocial components, health  literacy and demographic variations amongst Type 2 diabetics via HbA1c results
   2016 UTARRF/

 RM44500
  9.   T'ng Soo Ting  Ho Khee Hoong, Low Sew Kim
Stop “phubbing” me: Influence of Internet addiction, Big Five personalities, and coping styles as predictors
   2016Empowering Minds Innovation/

RM 400

 

2015

No.

Project Leader

Members

Project Title

Year of Starting Project

Funding Agencies/Amount

1.      

Dr. Alia Azalea

 

Loh Wan Lin

 

Counterproductive work behavior: Its antecedents and consequences among Malaysian workers

2015

UTARRF/

RM32360

2.      

Prof Cheng Ming Yu

Low Sew Kim, Pheh Kai Shuen

Nudges for Successful Aging : perceptions, psychological & economic Well being of the Elderly

2015

UTARFS/

RM75400

3.      

Christina Ong Sook Beng

Renu Kailsan, Christopher Selvaraj, Krishnan

Readability and academic word list analyses of MUET reading texts

2015

UTARRF/

RM3125

4.      

Glory Nancy Viapude

Lim Yeong Yeong, Dr. Tan Chee Seng

A study on social capital, developmental assets and risk behaviours among secondary school students

2015

UTARRF/

RM9410

5.      

Low Sew Kim

Pheh Kai Shuen, Lim Yeong Yeong

 

Psychological Distress And Help Seeking Behaviours Of Malaysian Youths In Private Tertiary Institutions

2015

UTARRF/

RM7740

6.      

Associate Prof. Dr. Normah Che Din

 

Pheh Kai Shuen

 

Phonological Awareness And Global Visual-Spatial Ability Among Malay Speaking Children With Specific Learning Disorder

2015

MOHE, FRGS/

RM67200

7.      

Sivan A/L Koran

Wirawani binti Kamarulzaman;  Annie Wong Kai Sze ; Geraldine a/p Pangiras ; Wan Norfadillah Binti Wan Nawi

Teachers’ Perception on The Effects of Gadgets on Socio-emotional Development of Young Children in Klang valley.

 

2015

UTARRF/

RM3660

8.      

Dr. Tan Chee Seng

Tan Soon Aun, Cheng Siew May, Dr. Intan Hashimah Mohd. Hashim

Validation of the Kaufman Domains of Creativity Scale (K-DOCS)

 

2015

UTARRF/

RM21100

9.      

Dr. Tan Chee Seng

Tan Soon Aun, Dr. Lee Mah Ngee, Dr. Intan Hashimah Mohd. Hashim, Dr. Siti Noor Binti Yaacob

 

Do Problem-Solving Ability and Stress Explain the Relationship between Creativity and Happiness in Young Adults and Adolescents? Testing a Serial Mediation Model

2015

MOHE, FRGS/

RM88200

10.   

Tan Soon Aun

Sarvarubini, Tan Chee Seng

 

Multi Ethnic Differences in Filial Behavior among Adolescence in Malaysia

2015

UTARRF/

RM6790

 

2014

No.

Project Leader

Members

Project Title

Year of Starting Project

Funding Agencies/Amount

1.       

Christina Ong Sook Beng

 

Willingness to communicate in English and motivation level among refugee children in Malaysia

2014

Refugee Fund/

RM2658.6

2.       

Gheeta Chandran

Christina Ong Sook Beng, Raphel Thoo Yi Xian

Linguistic Sexism in Malaysian Folktales: A Corpus-based Approach

2014

UTARRF/

RM3672.8

3.       

Dr. Kok Jin Kuan

Low Sew Kim, Lee Wan Ying

Challenges faced and coping strategies in the process of acculturation: A study on Myanmar refugee teenagers in Malaysia

2014

Refugee Fund/

RM2839.2

4.       

Dr. Kok Jin Kuan

Pheh Kai Shuen

Developing a holistic recovery model for depressed young people in Malaysia: A Psychosocial Aspect.

2014

MOHE, FRGS/

RM54340

5.       

Dr, Kok Jin Kuan

Pheh Kai Shuen

Experience of viewing and posting food and ideal body image pictures on Facebook

2014

FRGS/

RM25898

6.       

Dr. Tan Chee Seng

Lau Xiao Shan

Why is Shyness harmful to creativity? The mediating role of creative process engagement

2014

UTARRF/

RM15230

7.       

Wong Kin Tat

Low Sew Kim, Dr. Wong Bee Eng

The role of individual difference in attitudes and motivation in the learning of English as a second language

2014

UTARRF/ RM4877