According to alumna Sumaita, sustainability education makes an individual more conscious of environmental and societal issues. She is pursuing her honours degree around sustainability and incorporating Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) into her footwear business.
A lot of misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines are being spread throughout social media. According to Dr Vinod RMT Balasubramaniam, all vaccines are all incredibly effective at preventing severe disease progression, hospitalisation, or death.
The new COVID-19 double mutant variant is called B.1.617. Dr Vinod RMT Balasubramaniam says that two worrisome mutations on one variant don't necessarily mean that it is double contagious or double deadly.
Maheen Naseem has lived with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy since birth. She believes that inclusion is a tricky game because it is often subjective. Here's what she has to say about inclusion, the right way.
Ashley Lim had been looking forward to her next step into adulthood: attending Monash University as a first-year double degree student. Unfortunately, the pandemic which began in 2020 changed everything around her.
"Due to the ongoing lockdowns and restrictions that have been put in place by the government, we, the logistics professionals, had risen to the challenge to work around the clock in ensuring that essential materials can be delivered on time."
"Teaching staff, and the many professional colleagues who support them, moved to new ways of operating in a matter of days. This agility has provided students with educational continuity in a time of global disruption," says Professor Andrew Walker.
"Perhaps the most challenging part of managing the COVID-19 ward for me is when dealing with the many uncertainties and unverified social media claims brought up by those within the healthcare and non-healthcare sectors."
"In my free time, my wife and I will go to the Infection Control Unit to help make Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Both of us are not professional tailors, but we try to catch up with our nurses when sewing."
“I found myself restless the moment the Movement Control Order (MCO) was announced. So, when Selangor State Legislative Assemblywoman, YB Lim Yi Wei, was looking for volunteers to aid her on food distribution rounds, I immediately volunteered to be part of the team.”
“We are not allowed to switch on the fan/air-conditioning due to the virus' nature of spread - causing us to be constantly soaked in sweat. We do everything from changing bedsheets/pampers to assessing patients, serving meds etc."
"In the era of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have to endure wearing cumbersome and uncomfortable PPEs to manage patients with and without respiratory illnesses, sometimes for up to 10 hours in a busy shift."
Priya Sharma shares how the constructed definition of ‘trafficking in person’ under the Anti-Trafficking In Person and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants Act 2007 (ATIPASMA) impacts migrant workers trapped in forced labour situations.
Radhika Divya Chelliah and Charis Wong, graduates of School of Business, kicked off #MYDeliveryHeroes, a kindness movement for Malaysians to support delivery riders and local food and beverage (F&B) businesses during the global health crisis.