Research Niche

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Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia today is positioning its research strengths and endeavours in eight strategic niche areas. The choice of a niche area is based on the ability to garner strength and consolidatevarious disciplines that has attained research maturity in UKM or a new area but one that is recognised as an important thrust area nationally as well as at the international level. The 8 Research Niche are:

  • NATIONAL IDENTITY, NATION STATE, CULTURAL DIVERSITY & GLOBALISATION
  • REGIONAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
  • RENEWABLE ENERGY
  • HEALTH TECHNOLOGY & MEDICINE
  • CLIMATE CHANGE
  • NANOTECHNOLOGY & ADVANCED MATERIALS
  • BIODIVERSITY FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
  • CONTENT-BASED INFORMATICS

Academic staff in this Faculty has developed few research groups, and one of them is Dental Research. This research group is under HEALTH TECHNOLOGY & MEDICINE Research Niche, which is under Research Cluster Disease Mechanisms and is lead by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dalia Abdullah.