Center for Research Excellence (PU-CRE)

Institutional Review Board (PU-IRB)


What is PU-IRB?

The Perdana University-Institutional Review Board (PU-IRB) provides institutional oversight for all research involving human and animal subjects conducted by Perdana University faculty members. The committee ensures that the rights and welfare of research subjects are protected, and that investigators are complying with ethical and legal guidelines.

What do I need to know about PU-IRB?

All research conducted at Perdana University involving the use of human/animal subjects must be reviewed and approved by PU-IRB. This includes projects being conducted in collaboration with other researchers and/or institutions. All proposed research requiring ethical review must obtain approval BEFORE the research is initiated. Applications for PU-IRB approval should be submitted to the Perdana University-Research Management Centre (PU-RMC). Applicants are requested to submit one (1) original hard copy to PU-RMC Manager (Dr. Mohamad Hasif Jaafar) and one (1) electronic copy to

Use the guidelines provided below to assist in your applications.

Committee Members

1.Assoc. Prof. Dr. Manoj ValappilChairperson
2.Dr. Mohamad Hasif bin JaafarSecretary
3.Assoc. Prof. Dr. JayakumarMember
4.Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chan Soon ChoyMember
5.Dr. Wai Keat YamMember
6.Dr. Sangeeta KaurMember
7.Dr. David BarronMember
8.Mr. Matthew TeoMember
9.Dr Sia Juo YiingExternal Member
10.Prof Adlina SulaimanExternal Member
11.Puan Nazimah AbdullahLay member


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