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Postgraduate Research Colloquium by Faculty of Social Sciences & Leisure Management has Gone Global!

Postgraduate Research Colloquium (PGRC) 2022 was organized by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Leisure Management (FSLM), Taylor’s University, on 5th & 6th November 2022 in collaboration with local and international institutions - Centre for Research and Innovation in Tourism (CRiT), Malaysia; Taylor’s Toulouse University Center (TTUC), Malaysia & France; Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia; Lovely Professional University, India; University of Northampton, United Kingdom; Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management, Far Eastern University, Philippines; Institute of Education, Far Eastern University, Philippines; University of Kota, India; Banasthali Vidyapith, India; ISTHIA, University Toulouse Jean Jaures (UT2J), France; Universitas Bunda Mulia, Indonesia; School of Hospitality & Tourism, Universitas Pelita Harapan, Indonesia; J.H Cerilles State College Pagadian City, Philippines; Universitas Indonesia.

The Colloquium was started with an Opening Remarks by Prof. Dr. Neethiahnanthan Ari Ragavan, Executive Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences and Leisure Management, Taylor's University, Malaysia. Dr. Jeetesh Kumar, the Chair of Postgraduate Research Colloquium 2022 was also invited to deliver his Welcome Remarks after the Opening Session.

123 extended abstracts were presented by Research Scholars from various countries, including Bangladesh, China, Ethiopia, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Oman, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam under the streams of Hospitality, Tourism & Events, Education and Gastronomy & Food Studies in 31 breakout rooms.

Besides the research presentations, there were six (6) workshops:-

  1. Experience Sharing Session by PhD Alumni

  2. Workshop: What is a Case Study?

  3. Theoretical and Conceptual Framework in Social Sciences Research

  4. Writing Manuscripts for Journal Publication

  5. Being an Early Career Researcher: Perspectives, Experiences and Challenges

  6. Postgraduate Programmes by Research in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Leisure Management, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

In total, the PGRC 2022 was attended by over 700 participants from 34 different nations, including Australia, Bangladesh, Bolivia, China, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, France, Ghana, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Morocco, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Senegal, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Singapore, Turkey, Thailand, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan and Vietnam.

The session was ended successfully with a Thank You note by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Seyyed Mostafa Rasoolimanesh, Head of Research, Faculty of Social Sciences and Leisure Management, Taylor's University, Malaysia.

Recording of all workshops can be accessed on CRiT YouTube Channel:


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