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08 Apr 2024
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Faculty of Pharmacy Students Shine at National Pharmacy Research Competition 2024 

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In a recent triumph, two of our students from the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Cyberjaya have clinched prestigious prizes at the 7th MyPSA National Pharmacy Research Competition (NPRC) 2024, held at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, KL campus.

Shahrul Ikhwan bin Muhamad Najmuddin emerged as the Winner in Category A, focusing on Pharmacy Education, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacovigilance & Pharmacoeconomics, and Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacometrics. Shahrul Ikhwan presented his final year research project entitled "A Study on the Effectiveness of Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL) in the Teaching-Learning of Anatomy Practical amongst First Year Bachelor of Pharmacy Students in University of Cyberjaya," under the supervision of Masro Mohamad, lecturer from the Faculty of Pharmacy.

Another standout student, Yuen Suet Yee, has also become the Winner in Category B, focusing on Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Technology, and Pharmacology. Yuen Suet Yee presented her final year research project titled "Development and Characterization of Arabinoxylan/Acrylic Acid Hydrogel Synthesized via Electron Beam Irradiation for Controlled Drug Delivery System," supervised by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Najwa Mohamad.

Additionally, Shahrul Ikhwan was recognised as the Overall Best Presenter in the main competition.

“The Faculty of Pharmacy extends heartfelt appreciation and pride for our students' remarkable achievements, underscoring the calibre of our research and the excellence of our students. We hope their success inspires aspiring pharmacists to engage in research endeavours,” says Masro Mohamad.

This victory not only highlights the dedication and hard work of our students but also reflects the high standards of education and research excellence at the University of Cyberjaya's Faculty of Pharmacy. We congratulate Shahrul Ikhwan bin Muhamad Najmuddin and Yuen Suet Yee on their outstanding achievements and wish them continued success in their academic and professional endeavours. Their accomplishments bring honour to our institution and reinforce our commitment to nurturing the next generation of pharmacy leaders.

This event contributes to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals:

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