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.
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:
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 [email protected].
|National Funding Bodies|
Ministry of Education (MoE)
Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment & Climate Change (MESTECC)
[Formerly known as the Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MOSTI)]
Malaysia Toray Science Foundation
Dr. Ranjeet Bhagwan Medical Research Trust Fund
|National Cancer Council Malaysia (MAKNA)|
|Newton-Ungku Omar Fund||Newton-Ungku Omar Fund|
|Merdeka Award Grant||The Merdeka Award Grant|
|International Funding Bodies|
|US Department of Health & Human Sciences||
National Institute of Health: Foreign Grants
|Wellcome Trust International Funding||https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding|
|The World Academy of Science (TWAS)||TWAS Research Grants
For Women in Science
|Biomedical Resource and Technology Development Grants||https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/biomedical-resource-and-technology-development-grants|
|Climate Change and Health Awards||https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/climate-change-and-health-awards|
|Collaborative Awards in Science||https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/collaborative-awards-science|
|Epidemic Preparedness: Preventing and Controlling Cholera||https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/epidemic-preparedness-preventing-and-controlling-cholera|
|Innovator Awards: Digital Technologies||https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/innovator-awards-digital-technologies|
|International Intermediate Fellowships||https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/international-intermediate-fellowships|
|International Master’s Fellowships||https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/international-masters-fellowships|
|International Training Fellowships||https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/international-training-fellowships|
|Investigator Awards in Science||https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/investigator-awards-science|
|Joint Global Health Trials Scheme||https://mrc.ukri.org/funding/science-areas/international-and-global-health-research/funding-partnerships/joint-global-health-trials/|
|Joint Health Systems Research Initiative||https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/joint-health-systems-research-initiative|
|Longitudinal Population Study Grants||https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/longitudinal-population-study-grants|
|Open Research Fund||https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/open-research-fund|
|Seed Awards in Science||https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/seed-awards-science|
|Senior Research Fellowships||https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/senior-research-fellowships|
|Fogarty International Center||https://www.fic.nih.gov/Pages/Default.aspx|
|Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation||https://www.gatesfoundation.org/|
Easy access links
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:
The following website maintains a list of predatory journals: