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Centre for Research Excellence (PU-CRE)

Research Management Centre (PU-RMC)

About us

The PU-RMC is the research arm of the university, responsible for initiating new research and innovation activities. The PU-RMC provides guidance for managing, monitoring and applying to grants, as well as consultancy services for research, innovation and publications. The PU-RMC organises and conducts seminars and workshops to encourage and train academicians and non-academicians on research methodologies, securing research grants, managing research grants, and writing and publishing research findings.

This guidelines are for Research Assistantship application for posts listed below at the Perdana University.

  1. Graduate Research Assistant (GRA)
  2. Core-Based Research Assistant (CRA)
  3. Project–Based Research Assistant (PRA)
  4. Student Worker (Mini Fund project only)

These enrollments are to assist Principle Investigators (PI) and co-researchers in their projects and research activities. The PI and RMC Manager are fully responsible in ensuring that operational costs for appointment of candidates are adequate, and are required to make an accurate calculation of the Research Assistantship payroll.

Appointments of Research Assistant are on contractual basis for a maximum of 12 months at a time. Extension of the appointment can be considered based on the following criteria:

  1. Performance and recommendation by the PI and PU-RMC Manager
  2. Adequate funding for salary


  Research Assistantship Application

Note: Applications for Research Assistantship shall be submitted through the Perdana University-Research Management Centre (PU-RMC). Applicants are requested to submit one (1) original copy of the completed application to the Manager of PU-RMC at

To view the list of research fundings, please click the link below:


Easy access links

Useful Information

Blacklisted Journals

In addition to the list provided here, please be mindful of the tactics practiced by predatory journals and publishers. PIs and supervisors are responsible for ensuring that students and RAs adhere to safe and ethical publishing guidelines.

The following publishers are not recognized by the Ministry of Education:

  1. EuroJournals Inc.
  2. Common Ground Publishing
  3. Academic Journals
  4. African World Press

The following website maintains a list of predatory journals:

Beall’s List


Policy on Publisher or Journal Selection

To view the Perdana University Researcher Directory, please click the link below:

Perdana University Researcher Directory


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