University of Nottingham, UK Aug 2014
Psychology, Masters in Philosophy/PhD candidate
University of East London, London UK July 2007
Psychology with Health Studies, Bsc (Hons)
HELP University, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Aug 2004
Coordinator for Independent Short Films, Filemmakers Anonymous Jan 2009 – 2014current
Coordinated over 20 screenings of independent films from local filmmakers; Collaborated with Mindvalley, KL48 Hours Film Project, Chatime, Annexe Gallery, MAPKL, Monash University and KL Urbanscapes, M.E. Malaysia, Wong Fu Productions to produce symposiums and workshops. [link]
Assistant Director, LUMA [link] April 2014
Worked with amateur local & international artists to produce exhibitions, film screenings, workshops and performances
Collaborated with Georgetown Festival, TropFest, Obscura.
Volunteer at the Children’s Shelter, Women’s Aid Organisation Mar – Nov 2009
Tutored (Science and Maths) children from broken families.
Volunteer at Christian Care Centre & Family Contact Centre, London Dec 2004 – Sept 2007
Provided positive peer interaction with at-risk youths; Worked with a multidisciplinary team to establish contact between children and their non- resident parent.
Student Support Worker at University of East London, London Feb 2006 – Aug 2007
Provided academic support such as note-taking, exam scribing and library assistance to less able/dyslexic university students.
Employed on a full time.
A permanent member of staff or on a fixed term contract.
Proposed Teaching Responsibilities in Connection with SU Programmes：
ORGB50384 Managing People and Perofrmance
MKTG60315 Research Methods
ECON50122 Critical Thinking
Level of English:
? International Tech Social Operations and Administration, Hacker Aug 2013
Point person for all HackerNest Tech Social operations across the globe Manage overall communication and general administrative processes
Supervise and coordinate international teams in North America, Europe and Asia to produce monthly local community-based Tech Socials.
? English Educator at Scholarbase, Kepong, Selangor Apr 2013 – March 2014
Planned, designed and implemented engaging and effective English lessons
Have previously taught using the Cambridge English: PET (Preliminary) syllabus
Assessed students’ progress through formalised written reports.
? Lecturer and Researcher at University of Nottingham
July 2010 – Mar 2013
Lectured, assessed (prepared examinations and assignments) & supervised research interns and students in research projects
- Foundation in Science & Undergraduate Courses Taught/Assisted in: Introduction to Psychology, Social & Developmental Psychology, Practical Methods in Psychology
? Designed, coordinated and managed a research collaboration between University Kebangsaan Malaysia and University of Nottingham involving a clinical population from the Setapak Secondary School for the Visually Impaired
? Presented research findings at the Asia Pacific Conference on Vision 2011 in Hong Kong and published in the journal i-Perception. [link]
? Research Project Consultant at Centre for Public Policy Studies (CPPS), Kuala Lumpur
Nov 2009 – July 2010
Organised and facilitated nationwide forums and series of dialogues; Prepared reports from summits and policy factsheets.
? Research Assistant at University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
Dec 2008 – Jan 2010
Organised, facilitated and coordinated a nationwide systematic review of hospital-based services towards survivors of gender-based violence on behalf of the Medical Education & Research Development Unit; Prepared reports, translated (Malay into English) and transcribed interviews.
? Researcher and Teaching Assistant, HELP University Kuala Lumpur
Oct 2007 – Aug 2008
Tutored & assessed Undergraduate students
- Undergraduate Courses Taught/Assisted in: Cognitive & Biological Psychology and Assessment & Profiling
Assisted in the data collection and organisation of the Mentoring Malaysia programme at the Asian Research Center for Child & Adolescent Development (ARCCADE); Supervised research interns during the programme’s later phases.
Research/other Scholarly Activities:
Competent in Nvivo, SPSS, E-Prime,
TOBII Studio & Yarbus Eye-Tracking Software
? ‘Bernarda Alba’, 2010, Chris Ling. Principal Cast
? ‘The Edge: Workshop’, 2008, Nick Choo, Principal Cast
? ‘Oh Brickfields!’, 2001, Chin San Sooi, Principal Cast Films
? ‘Moving’ (2011) – Director, Writer and Producer. Screened at Filemmakers Anonymous’ 13th collective. [link]
? ‘Cinta Kopi’ (2012) – Director, Screenplay and Producer. Executively produced by Amir Muhammad and compiled into a commercial DVD of short films called ‘Kopi’. [link]
? ‘The Last Flight’ (2013) – Assistant Director. Second Runner Up, 2014 Tropfest South East Asia Short Film Festival.