Taylor's FSLM has Successfully Graduated 9 Doctor of Philosophy by Research Students in Year 2021


In 2021, nine (9) Doctor of Philosophy by Research students from Taylor's Faculty of Social Sciences & Leisure Management (FSLM) School of Hospitality, Tourism & Events and School of Education have successfully graduated. The Faculty would like to congratulate these students and their supervisory committee for successfully graduating.


1. Student's Name: Benjamin Appiah Osei

Thesis Title: Investigating the Behavioural Intention Towards IR 4.0 Technologies Adoption by Hotels in Malaysia

Programme: Doctor of Philosophy (Hospitality & Tourism)

School: School of Hospitality, Tourism & Events

Principal Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Neethiahnanthan Ari Ragavan





2. Student's Name: Anshul Garg

Thesis Title: Food Heritage-Making and Innovations in Malaysian Foodways by Food Trucks: An

Exploratory Study in Klang Valley, Malaysia.

Programme: Doctor of Philosophy (Hospitality & Tourism)

School: School of Hospitality, Tourism & Events

Principal Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kandappan Balasubramanian



3. Student's Name: Aiwa Romy

Thesis Title: Women Bikers In India: An Ethnography on Contemporary Motorcycle Subculture And

Motorcycle Tourism

Programme: Doctor of Philosophy (Hospitality & Tourism)

School: School of Hospitality, Tourism & Events

Principal Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Toney K Thomas




4. Student's Name: Sonia Lim Ern Yi

Thesis Title: An Exploratory Study of Malaysian Women’s Trust And Practices on Network Hospitality

Programme: Doctor of Philosophy (Hospitality & Tourism)

School: School of Hospitality, Tourism & Events

Principal Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anindita Dasgupta




5. Student's Name: Chee Shi Yin

Thesis Title: Enabling Environments In Aged Care: A Phenomenological Study of The Functional

Limitations And Environmental Barriers For Older Adults

Programme: Doctor of Philosophy (Hospitality & Tourism)

School: School of Hospitality, Tourism & Events

Principal Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anindita Dasgupta



6. Student's Name: Bhuvanes A/P S. Veerakumaran

Thesis Title: Exploring Co-Creation of Value In The Hotel Industry: The Case of Compass Hospitality,

Malaysia

Programme: Doctor of Philosophy (Hospitality & Tourism)

School: School of Hospitality, Tourism, and Events

Principal Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Edwin Chung Chin Yau




7. Student's Name: Zakiyya Moosa

Thesis Title: An Ethnography of Women’s Employment Participation In The Maldivian Resorts

Programme: Doctor of Philosophy (Hospitality & Tourism)

School: School of Hospitality, Tourism & Events

Principal Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Toney K Thomas



8. Student's Name: Mohamed Umar

Thesis Title: Implementing Critical Thinking: A Case Study of Curriculum Reform In The Maldives

Programme: Doctor of Philosophy (Education)

School: School of Education

Principal Supervisor: Dr. Logendra Stanley Ponniah




9. Student's Name: Shima Taat

Thesis Title: Foreign Language Speaking Anxiety Scale Among High School Students In Iran

Programme: Doctor of Philosophy (Education)

School: School of Education

Principal Supervisor: Prof. Moses Stephens Gunams Samuel