The departments in the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation)  Office are:

Research & Innovation

This office assists the University in advancing knowledge and learning for the nation and humanity, through quality research and education.

This is done by promoting and developing:

  • A team of competent research personnel at various levels of research activities;
  • Niche areas of research in which the university has the potential to be an international leader;
  • Quality research management based on established policies, promoting good research practices and conducts;
  • Enhanced and integrated access to the most current and comprehensive information and knowledge sources;
  • Continuous availability of research funding through internal and external sources and;
  • Adequate space and up-to-date facilities and support.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Professor Dr. Noorsaadah Abd. Rahman
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation)
BA (Chico), MSc (Irvine), PhD (Cambridge)

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8.30am - 5.30pm
Closed on Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays

Contact Us
  • Office of Deputy of Vice Chancellor
  • Level 8, Chancellery Building

    University of Malaya
    50603 Kuala Lumpur

  • Tel: +603-7967 3202
  • Fax: +603-79575451
  • Email:
  • Website:

Institute Of Research Management & Monitoring (IPPP)

Institute of Research Management & Monitoring plays a primary role in supporting the research efforts of all the University's faculties and the research centres of UM. The Institute also seeks out commercial applications for the products, services and technology the research produces.

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University Of Malaya Centre Of Excellence (UMCoE)

University Of Malaya known as a research university that will actively contribute to the generation and dissemination of knowledge and enhance the quality of life.

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Centre for Community Network

The Centre for Community Network engages in providing linkages to the communities at large. Its functions include dissemination of knowledge & information, transfer of technology and skills for the development and enhancement of the nation.

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Last Update: November 25, 2017