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Thursday, 30 May 2013

Research Support Unit (RSU)

Research Support Unit (RSU)  
Research Support Unit previously known as Scholarly Publication Support Unit (SchoPuS) was established on 4th February 2009 under the portfolio of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation), the University of Malaya. This establishment was intended to reinforce the academic credibility of the University of Malaya by a higher number of international publications.
  - To increase the number of submissions by academic staff and graduate students of the University of Malaya to ISI/WoS-listed journals
  - To increase the chances of acceptance of articles submitted to ISI/WoS-listed journals by the academic staff and graduate students of the University of Malaya
  - To increase the chances of journals produced by the UM academic community to be placed in the internationally indexed databases
Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 8.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m
Closed on Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays
Activities by the Unit
  Three-pronged approaches :
  1. Educating
    • Conducting intensive courses on writing and publishing
    • Organizing group sessions on writing and producing articles for ISI/WoS-listed journals
    • One-to-one tutorials with authors to help them improve/align their drafts to meet the publication requirements of ISI/WoS-listed journals
  2. Editing
    • Editing the final draft of articles
  3. Statistical Services & Training Section (in pipeline)
- Activities in 2009

- Activities in 2010

- Activities in 2011

- Activities in 2012

- Brochure RSU

- Flowchart for Editing Articles
Unit's Bulletin
  Volume 1, No. 1, October 2009
  Volume 2, No. 1, April 2010
  Volume 2, No. 2, October 2010
  Volume 3, No. 1, April 2011
  Volume 4, No. 2, October 2011
  Volume 4, No. 1, April 2012
  Volume 4, No. 2, October 2012
Head of the Unit
Professor Dr. Low Wah Yun @ Sarinah Low Abdullah

Deputy Director
Tel: +603-7967 7812
Contact Information
Research Support Unit
Centre of Research Services
Level 2, Research Mangement and Innovation Complex
University of Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur

Tel: +603-7967 7812/7355
Fax: +603-7967 7354
Farhana Zaulkifli
Assistant Administrative Officer
Tel: +603-7967 7812
Email: farhanazaulkifli@

University of Malaya Official Portal

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