Spotlight on Research

Digital Citizenship during a Global Pandemic: Moving Beyond Digital Literacy

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, "The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for a newer and richer experience." 

Silver Market- The Portrayal of Older People in Media Advertising

Despite the growing number, older adults are constantly being overlooked as consumers in marketing campaigns. 

Action in Accounting Research

The COVID-19 pandemic provides unmistakable evidence of the current tempest sweeping the face of the earth that has resulted in humanity’s foundations being rocked.

Immunobiology and Pathophysiology of Hodgkin Lymphomas

As a medical student at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, the author was intrigued to see a young man with Hodgkin Lymphoma, a lymphoid cancer that is characterized by large multinucleated tumor cells and a prominent inflammatory infiltrate. 

Sunway University’s School of Mathematical Sciences Embarks on a Game-changing Study

A team of four researchers from the School of Mathematical Sciences, led by John Curtin Distinguished Emeritus Professor, Professor Teo Kok Lay, has been awarded the prestigious Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) in 2021. The three other…

Chronogram: Spatial Design and Decorative Visuals of a Cultural Space

The importance of cultural influence in a design space.

KL Sing Song: Alternative Voices in the Kuala Lumpur Singer Songwriter Circuit (2000–2009)

This paper charts the emergence of the Kuala Lumpur (KL) singer-songwriter circuit through the annual singer-songwriter showcase, KL Sing Song. The showcase, which ended its run in its sixth instalment (from 2005 to 2009) serves as a case study for the fostering of communal spirit amongst…

A Changing Education Imperative - Learning Furniture Design Online

The emerging transition from face-to-face to online learning in the context of the Coronavirus pandemic has not hindered the goal of learning. Instead, alternatives have been sought to allow students, especially disadvantaged students, to realize e-learning more effectively.

Thai-Western Mobilities and Migration: Intimacy within Cross-Border Connections

Published by Routledge in the ‘Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies’ this book discusses mobilities and migration of Thais and Westerners, particularly in the contexts of marriage and retirement migration as well as presents fresh perspectives on the intersecting terrain of tourism and…

Ways to Safeguard Our Cultural Heritage

A designer turned educator shares three things that could potentially safeguard our cultural heritage.

Sunway Plays Host to the 3rd International Tourism and Retail Service Management Conference (TRMC 2021)

The School of Hospitality and Service Management’s (SHSM) first virtual conference saw participation from more than 20 countries globally. 

Performing Musicology: Carving a Place for Research-Creation in Western Classical Music

The area of research-creation in Western classical music needs one, and I propose it be called “performing musicology”. In music performance, there is a perceived split between those who focus on the creative process, and those on research. For the former, there are the likes of composers and…