Current PhD and Master Students and Their Research Topics

PhD
1. Art Manikam
AFFORDANCES OF HOME-SCHOOL JOURNEY TO LESS PRIVILEGED CHILDREN IN OLD-CITY ZONE OF MAKASSAR (Data Interpretation)
2. Noraini Bahari
MODELLING ECOLOGICAL NETWORK FOR PLANTAIN SQUIRREL MOVEMENTS IN URBAN RESIDENTIAL AREA IN MALAYSIA (Data Interpretation)
3. Norliyana Ramlee
SHOPPING MALL AS THIRD PLACE FOR TEENAGERS FOR THEIR SOCIALIZATION (Thesis submission; Missing in Action since end of July 2016)
4. Nurun Nadzirah Isa
CARBON STOCK MAPPING OF FOUR PIONEER SPECIES AT UTM SECONDARY FOREST (Viva-voce on 28th Sept; doing corrections.)
5. Fatimah Adi
CONCEPTUALISATION OF DESIGN PROCESS ON ARCHITECTURAL STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MALAYSIA (Submission of corrections)
6. Yeo Lee Bak
ECOSYSTEM SERVICES ASSESSMENT AND MODELLING FOR TRADE-OFF MELIORATION IN URBAN-RURAL GRADIENT (Data Analysis and Interpretation and thesis writing)
7. Wan Saiful Nizam Wan Mohamad
MODELLING OF SPATIAL QUALITY OF STREET NETWORK CONNECTIVITY TO EVALUATE WAYFINDING OF SMALL TOWN IN MALAYSIA (Thesis submission)
8. Paul Agboola Oluwagbemiga
NEIGHBOURHOOD OPEN SPACE AS CULTURAL HERITAGE VALUE IN MULTI-ETHNIC COMMUNITY OF SOUTH-WEST NIGERIA (passed defense on 23rd Nov 2016; corrections)
9. Amatalraof
Thermoregulation Adaptive Techniques in Nature and their applications in Architecture (Data Collection and Data analysis)
10. Tun Irfan
Impact of Artworks on Development of Child Friendly Environment (Data Collection and Data Analysis)
11. Joharudin Samion
Resilience capacity of Malaysia district to combat the economic impact from Iskandar Development (Literature Review and Passed Proposal Defense)
12. Amalina Fauzi
Ecosystem services of urban greenery on people’s wellbeing (Literature Review and Passed Proposal Defense)
13. Mega Suria Hashim
Outdoor Learning for Middle Childhood for Malaysian Children (Literature Review and Passed Proposal Defense)
14. Janatun Naim Yusof
Sensibility Index of Young Children Towards Rural Landscape in Malaysia (Literature Review and Passed Proposal Defense)
15. Khazainun Zaini
Shared Residential Outdoor Spaces in Gated Community as Safe Environment (Thesis Writing)
16. Nur Amira Samad
Accessibility of Handicaps in Urban Environment (Literature Review and Preparation of Proposal)
17. Jasmin Ghazzali at Australia National University
Alterations of air quality, temperature, and use of space by the presence of a vertical greenery system in a building corridor (Data Analysis)
18. Akinyoyenu Festus (Research Conceptualization and Data Collection)
Morphology of Greenery and Open Spaces For Sustaianable Urban Planning of Akurea in Nigeria
19. Amr Mohamad Alabbasi
Assessing the impact of the neighborhood landscape in Jeddah towards well-being of residents (upcoming candidate)

Masters
1. Lingfei Sun
Influence of Urban Green on Residential Real Estate Price in Zibo, China (Passed her thesis defense)

 

Basic Ecology SBEL1662

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Examining PhD and Master Theses for 2016

1.Ecological Resilience of Small Urban Parks: System Functionality and Adaptation to Disturbances (PhD) University of Copenhagen 2. Effectiveness of Eco-public Art for Urban Back Lanes Revitalization (Masters) International Islamic University … [Continue reading]

New PhD Research Topic

Ethnic Vocabulary Used by Children in Their Everyday Engagement with Outdoor Environment in Malaysia … [Continue reading]

Third Abstract for APELA2016

The Influence of Biological Diversity to Ecosystem Health: A Review Urban ecosystem would deliver good services depends on the existence of well-developed, managed, and maintained urban green space. However, the expansion of urbanization has … [Continue reading]

Abstract for APELA2016

Children’s Views of Place-Making in Their Everyday Landscape 1MOHD SURIA AFFANDI, Tun Mohd Irfan; 2SAID, Ismail; 3RASIDI, Mohd Hisyam 1Phd Candidate, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Skudai, Johor. … [Continue reading]

Role of a University

Universities don’t exist just to prepare people for the world of work. They exist to prepare people for the world. With the ability to think beyond the confines of a narrow field of study. With the ability to see connections and correlations and … [Continue reading]

Diagram on a Study of Bird Habitat and Behavior

The figure shows a review of literature of Linda's PhD study on major park as urban habitat for bird species in a case study of Putrajaya. Linda Aziz reviewed more than 300 materials on bird habitat and behavior from seven disciplines: Biological … [Continue reading]

University Education

The foundation of a university is its faculty, but its future and a large part of its influence in the world lie in its students, who become alumni. (Elizabeth Garrett during her inauguration speech as 13th president of Cornell, 2015) … [Continue reading]

Progress Reports on Ecosystem Services

Yeo Lee Bak presented his progress report on Ecosystem Services Assessment and Modelling for Trade-off Melioration. The aim of the study is to investigate and map the value of ecosystem services (provision, regulating, cultural) in a detail context … [Continue reading]