UNIMY's Dr. Syahril Anuar Bin Idris Awarded Prestigious Research Grant

A Pioneering Research Initiative

UNIMY's Ts. Dr. Syahril Anuar Bin Idris has been awarded the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) for the year 2024. This prestigious recognition comes with a substantial research grant worth RM119,475, aimed at supporting groundbreaking research in the field of educational technology.

Ts. Dr. Syahril's project, titled "A Novel Multi-Modal Mixed Reality Learning Model for Adaptive Virtual-Agent Interaction in Intelligent Tutoring System", promises to bring innovative advancements to the realm of intelligent tutoring systems. This cutting-edge research focuses on developing a mixed reality learning model that incorporates adaptive virtual-agent interactions, to enhance the effectiveness and engagement of educational experiences.

Advancing Educational Technology

Ts. Dr. Syahril's research is expected to have far-reaching implications for the future of education. By integrating multi-modal mixed reality with adaptive virtual-agent interactions, this project aims to create more personalised and interactive learning environments. This approach can potentially revolutionise how educational content is delivered, making learning more accessible and effective for students.

Recognising Excellence in Research

This significant grant is nothing short of an important testament to Ts. Dr. Syahril's dedication and expertise in his field. His work aligns with the broader goals of the Ministry of Higher Education, which seeks to foster innovation and excellence in research across Malaysian universities. The support provided by the FRGS is crucial in enabling researchers like Ts. Dr. Syahril to pursue ambitious projects that have the potential to make significant contributions to both academic knowledge and practical applications.

The success of this research initiative is one that he can be proud of, with the collaborative efforts within UNIMY, specifically the support from the Research & Innovation (R&I) division and the Research Management Centre (RMC), both of which play a vital role in facilitating research activities, providing necessary resources, and ensuring that projects are aligned with the strategic objectives of the university.