The Centre for Bioethics and Humanities aims to provide insights into the human condition, cultural sensitivities, ethical considerations, and care for self and others through interdisciplinary approaches, for the continuous improvement of health practices and wellbeing of individuals and communities.
About the Centre
Message from the Director
A/Prof Sheba D.Mani
Director, Centre for Bioethics and Humanities (CBH),
BA (UPM), MA (UKM), PhD in Post-colonial Literature in English (UKM),
Teaching English (Certificate) (LPTTC),
English Language Teaching (Access Certificate) (City & Guilds, UK )
“The Centre for Bioethics and Humanities engages in learner-centered learning experiences through academic support programmes to ensure meaningful exchanges that result in a broader understanding of humanity. We also encourage arts-based initiatives for creative practice and social inclusion. Our aim is to collaborate, educate and recommend strategies on improving the wellbeing of mankind through bioethics and humanities. We look forward to work with partners to shape this new initiative.”
CBH Advisory Members
What We Do
General Studies Subjects/Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU)
Continuous Professional Development
Workplace Communication: English for Health Professionals
Communicative Malay Language for Healthcare Practitioner
IELTS Preparation Programme
Effective Presentation Skills
Basic Mandarin Language
Inspire, a digital art gallery established in 2017, seeks to inspire, enliven and stir the imagination of students, academicians, and the community through visual art. It also provides a space for young artists to display their perspective of the world and for the viewers to interpret and appreciate the power of these artistic representations. The Inspire digital gallery features the entire collection of artwork received from the IMU Art Competition. Selected pieces are displayed in IMU Bukit Jalil Campus’ public spaces and hallways. For more information, visit the Inspire Gallery.
The IMU poetry competition is an annual event that welcomes both English and Malay language poems of any type and form. The aim of this competition is to provide a platform for emerging poets to channel their thoughts, perspectives and feelings through the transformative power of poetry. Ever since its launch in 2020, the competition has seen a growing interest and a promising number of participations from the community.
Humanities Day is the triannual one-day event that showcases students’ creativity and ingenuity through their active participation in different arts and humanities modules in the General Studies Subjects, that aim to strengthen their communication, critical thinking, creativity, and teamwork skills. Through exhibitions, poster presentations, performances, debates and seminars, students present the different aspects of our human society and culture.
Special Interest Group in Health Humanities and Ethics
Ethical Concerns in Consumer Products
Humanistic Approach to Patient-Centered Care through Interprofessional Education
Improving Perceptions and Practice of Empathy Among Trainee Healthcare Professionals
9 Mar 2023 (Thu) | 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Ethics in Biomedical Research – A Refresher Course
Language of Delivery: English
Zoom Link: https://imu-edu-my.zoom.us/j/96766498055
Meeting ID: 967 6649 8055
15 – 17 May 2023 (Mon – Wed) | 8:30am – 5:30pm
22nd Asian Bioethics Conference & Roundtable on Global Health Security
International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia