University of Nottingham Malaysia
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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Siti Khadijah Zainal Badri

Associate Professor in Applied Psychology and Wellbeing, Director of Research; School Senior Tutor, Disability Liaison Officer, Faculty of Arts and Social Science Ethics Chair, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences



Siti Khadijah or her author name 'Badri, S.K.Z' is an associate professor in the Division of Applied Psychology, The University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus. She joined the team since September 2016. Siti obtained both of her Doctor Philosophy (PhD) and degree (Pyschology) from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor. She currently serves as ethics chair for Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS) as well as Director of Research and Senior Tutor for the division.

Expertise Summary

Her current research area is on topics related to health or well-being and occupational and public health. Siti is interested in variety of issues including mental health of workers especially younger workforce, work-life balance and its implication towards worker's productivity and health, wellbeing at work as well as the role of spirituality in the workplace.

Teaching Summary

Siti has acted as module conveners for various modules across the different foundation, undergraduate, and postgraduate levels. The list of module she teaches are as below;

  • Person and Society - Foundation (from Year 2017 until 2020 - acted as invited lecture)
  • Psychology of the Individual Differences -UG (from 2017 until present)
  • Applied Research Methods - UG (from 2017 until present)
  • Occupational Health Psychology - UG (from 2019 until present)
  • Contemporary Issue in Applied Psychology - UG (from 2018 until present)
  • Research Method III: Advanced Research Method - UG (Year 2017/2018)
  • Introduction to Research Method - PGT (from 2019 until present)
  • Psychology of Learning - UG (2023 and present)

Recent Publications

  • SITI KHADIJAH ZAINAL BADRI, 2024. Evaluating higher education (HE) work design to sustain academics' work–life balance Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education. 16(1), 134-149
  • SITI KHADIJAH ZAINAL BADRI, 2023. Prevalence of Toxic Work Environments and Their Impact on Wellbeing: Preliminary Findings among the Millennial Population KnE Social Sciences. 393–408
  • MICHAEL J MUSTAFA, CLAUDIA VINSENT and SITI KHADIJAH ZAINAL BADRI, 2023. Emotional intelligence, organizational justice and work outcomes Organization Management Journal. 20(1), 30-42
  • SITI KHADIJAH ZAINAL BADRI, CARISSA TANG YUK MUNG, WAN MOHD AZAM WAN MOHD YUNUS and NOOR ASLINDA ABU SEMAN, 2023. The perceived effects of spirituality, work-life integration and mediating role of work passion to millennial or gen Y employees’ mental health 46(9), 1278-1295

You may also access Siti's other work and research profiles from the following websites.

Future Research

In the future, Siti aims to establish a wider understanding on health and wellbeing as well as issues on work-life balance among a wider context in Malaysia. She aspire to develop a greater understanding on issues revolving around health, well-being and work-life balance topics across different generation and occupation.

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