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IMU Researchers Achieved 45% Success Rate in Securing FRGS Grant 2020

09 Nov 2020

A total of 14 researchers from the International Medical University (IMU) had successfully secured the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) grant in the recent 2020 grant cycle. They were amongst 31 submissions from IMU in applying for the grant, achieving a significant success rate of 45%. The total amount of grants secured was totalling RM 1,894,856. The IMU recipients of FRG 2020 are as follows:

School of Medicine

School of Pharmacy

Prof Renu Agarwal A/Prof Ng Chew Hee
Dr Chen Po Ling Dr Low May Lee
Dr Huma Shahzad Dr Lim Lay Cheng
Dr Moe Thida Kyaw Dr Lim Wei Meng
Dr Heethal Jaiprakash Dr Hazwanie Binti Hashim
Dr Tan Boon Keat

School of Dentistry School of Health Sciences Institute for Research, Development and Innovation (IRDI)
Dr Umer Daood Dr Premdass A/L Ramdas Dr Elaine Chan Wan Ling

About Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)  FRGS grant is awarded by the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) to promote basic or fundamental research that can develop theories, concepts, and new ideas towards knowledge development. Such research serves as the backbone to new discoveries and innovative creations contributing towards increasing intellectual level, creation of new technologies, and enriching a dynamic culture in line with our national aspiration.

Congratulations to all the recipients of FRGS Grants 2020 and all the best!

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