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Malaysia Business School academics receive prestigious Vice Chancellor's Medal

Recipients of the Vice-Chancellor's Medal from NUBS Malaysia with Professor Sir David Greenaway

Recipients of the Vice-Chancellor's Medal 2017 Dr Hazel Ramos (far left), Chan Wen Li (far right) and Prof Ong Fon Sim representing the BCEDP (2nd from right) with Prof Sir David Greenaway

Academics from Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) Malaysia received the prestigious Vice-Chancellor's Medal on 21 September 2017 from Professor Sir David Greenaway, who was then the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham. 

The Vice-Chancellor's Medal celebrates exceptional achievement by current staff or students within the University of Nottingham's campuses in Malaysia, UK and China, recognising exceptional achievement in any area or a substantial contribution to the University. 

Two of the four members of staff from the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) who received the Vice-Chancellor's Medal are academics from NUBS Malaysia - Dr Hazel Melanie Ramos and Chan Wen Li. 

  • Dr Hazel Melanie Ramos, Associate Professor in Industrial/Organisational Psychology with the Division of Organisational and Applied Psychology (DOAP), received a Vice-Chancellor's Medal for her work in establishing the DOAP in 2006 and developing its BSc programme. Dr Ramos currently serves as the Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Head of DOAP, and Programme Director of the MSc and MPhil/PhD programmes. During her time at UNMC, her research in the areas of family business research, work family conflicts/work-life balance and occupational health psychology has produced 19 journal publications, 31 conference papers, and 2 research grants.

  • Chan Wen Li, Assistant Professor of Business Law, received the Vice-Chancellor's Medal for outstanding contributions in advancing equality and diversity in her capacity as the Founding Advisor to the UNMC Gender Equality Initiative (GEI). Her work in fostering staff and student commitment in this area has also enhanced the reputation of the University in the higher education community and Malaysian civil society. Her efforts have enabled the University to build connections with Malaysian non-governmental organisations involved in women's rights and gender equality, including the Women’s Aid Organisation, All Women’s Action Society, Sisters in Islam and the Association of Women Lawyers.

Further, at the ceremony, several groups received awards for contributions to the university, including the World Bank - Bangladesh College Education Development Project (BCEDP) team which was represented by Professor Ong Fon Sim, a Professor at NUBS Malaysia who is also the Vice-Provost of Teaching and Learning at UNMC. The BCEDP supports the transformation of the Bangladesh Higher Education College Sector, with a focus on the training and development of 8,000 lecturers in Bangladesh, and has taken its first cohort of 100 students in Malaysia. 

Find out more about the recipients of the Vice-Chancellor's Medal for 2017


Posted on 6th November 2017

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