Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Great 2017 Memories

The year 2017 has brought about a lot of good memories for all ARIANs at Accounting Research Institute.  Among the most significant outcome of 2017 includes the following:
  • Four ARI members (Dr Farah Aida, Dr Azmi, Dr Nor Balkish and Dr Norazida) obtained their international professional accreditation for their Enterprise Risk Management examination from ERMA Global
  • ARI HICoE received the Global Good Governance (3G) Awards 2017 at Dubai.  The event was organized by Cambridge IF Analytica (UK) 
  • Associate Prof Dr Zuraidah Mohd Sanusi selected as recipient of the 2017 Erasmus Teaching Mobility Scholar with Burgas Free University, Bulgaria.
  • Organisation of six collaborative international conferences: ISEC 2017, IPSA 2017, ICGSM 2017, ICCG 2017, ICG 2017 and APMAA 2017
  • Global Islamic Finance Awards for four consecutive years 2014-2017 for ARI
  • GIFA Special Awards 2017 - Advocacy of Islamic Financial Criminology - for Prof Dr Normah Omar 
  • Appointment of Prof Dr Nafsiah Mohammed as President of the International Association of Public Sector Accounting 
  • ARI HICoE awarded the ASEAN Enterprise Risk Management Awards 2017 by the Enterprise Risk Management Academy (ERMA Global)
  • Prof Dr Nafsiah received two global innovation awards:  : Gold Prize at Seoul International Invention Fair (SIIF) 2017 and Special Awards from the Lebanese Innovators Society 2017
  • Dr Nor Balkish Zakaria received RM90,000 contract research from Malaysian Institute of Supply Chain (MISI). 
  • Prof Dr Normah Omar and her collaborative partners from Australia and Thailand received an international grant of AUD50,000 from the Australian Government - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) - to conduct an international DAFT-ASEAN Virtual Business Plan Competition 
  • Dr Intan Salwani Mohammed received the i-Proclaim Annual Research Award 2017. under the category Outstanding Scientist Award (Google Scholar Citations).
  • Management appointments of three ARI research fellows: Prof Dato' Dr Mustaffa Mohd Zain as Assistant Vice Chancellor Strategic Planning; Prof Dr Faizah Darus as Dean, Faculty of Accountancy and Associate Professor Dr Azmi Abdul Hamid as Director, Risk Management Unit, UiTM