Takreem 2021: Prof. Saodah Wok among 68 recipients of the Awards

By Aneesah Ishak

GOMBAK, 22 June 2021: Prof. Dr. Saodah Wok from the Department of Communication, the Gold award winner for this year’s Qudwah Award is among 68 recipients of the awards at the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS) Takreem 2021 held virtually on Monday.

The Qudwah Award, under the Academic category, is for a role model in teaching, researching, publishing, leadership as well as human relations. It is in recognition of holistic performance across TCRIP (Teaching, Consultancy, Research and Leadership). The Silver award goes to Prof. Dr. Bergout Abdelaziz while Prof. Dr. Asem Shehadeh Saleh Ali receives Bronze.

Four other awards are listed under the Academic category. They are Leadership Award, Murabbi Award, Best Educator Award, and Most Promising Academic Award.

The award giving ceremony which was attended by Kulliyyah’s lecturers, students, and alumni was to recognise and honour the KIRKHS community including the academic staff, administrative and technical staff, alumni, students, student society and club, and other notable participants representing the Gombak community.

There are altogether 24 awards which fall under six categories – academic, responsible research and innovation, student and community engagement, administrative and technical staff, international and global networking, and KIRKHS alumni.

Under the Responsible Research and Innovation, the most promising researcher award goes to Dr. Rabiah Aminudin (Gold), Dr. Khairil Husaini bin Jamil (Silver) and Dr. Syaza Farhana Binti Mohamad Shukri (Bronze). This award is in recognition of the outstanding contribution of young researchers aged below 40 who have contributed significantly to IIUM MYRA MARKS.

Under Responsible Research and Innovation category, there are seven other awards – Active Research Award, Book Publication Award, Product Innovative and Commercialisation Awards (Generate research-based product), High Citation Indexed Journal Award, High Impact Responsible Research Award, High Responsible Innovation Award, Community and Industrial Partner Award.

Unlike the previous Takreem ceremony which was held in 2020, this year’s Takreem has included new categories which are awards for student and community engagement, international and global networking, and the alumni.

The live session of Takreem 2021 carried on Zoom which was also streamed
on KIRKHS YouTube channel
, watched by staff members, students and alumni

The KIRKHS’s international alumni award goes to Datuk Amer Bucvic from Bosnia and Herzegovina while the alumni award goes to Dato’ Sri Reezal Merican Naina Merican, who is the Minister of Youth and Sports.

Tan Sri Dato’ Paduka Raja Dato’ Haji Wan Mahmood Pa’ Wan Teh, the Orang Besar Daerah Gombak, receives the Best Strategic Partner award (Individual) while the Majlis Agama Islam Selangor (MAIS) wins the organisation category of the award.

The Global Prominence Award goes to the Department of Communication for hosting the WAPOR Asia Kuala Lumpur 2020 Virtual Conference under the leadership of Prof. Dato’ Sri Dr. Syed Arabi Idid.

Under the Student and Community Engagement category, the Special Award for Kulliyyah Committee goes to IIUM Mental Health Psychological Care Team (IMPact) (Dr. Pamilia Lourdunathan) which receives Gold award while Kulliyyah Assessment Committee (Dr. Jusmawati Fauzaman) wins Silver, and the Green Fingers Team, Kulliyyah Sejahtera Committee (Dato’ Hamidon Abd Hamid) receives Bronze.

For the Outstanding Student Society Award, the Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences Students’ Society (IRKHSSS) receives Gold while IIUMToday, Silver, and the Secretariat of Arabic Language and Literature (ALA) receives Bronze.

Six villages within the vicinity of the university campus in Gombak – Kampung Changkat, Kampung Sungai Pusu, Kampung Tengah, Kampung Gombak Utara, Kampung Kerdas, Kampung Simpang Tiga – receive the Community Recognition Award.

The following is the full list of winners of KIRKHS Takreem 2021:

NO NAME OF AWARD GOLD SILVER BRONZE
Category: Academic        
1. QUDWAH AWARD (A role model in Teaching, Researching, Publishing, Leadership as well as Human Relation. Holistic performance across TCRIP) PROF. DR. SAODAH BT. WOK PROF. DR. BERGHOUT ABDELAZIZ PROF. DR. ASEM SHEHADEH SALEH ALI
2. LEADERSHIP AWARD (Possess positive and outstanding Leadership ability) ASSOC. PROF. DR LIHANNA BINTI BORHAN ASSOC. PROF. DR. MOHD FEHAM BIN MD GHALIB DR. ZETI AZREEN BINTI AHMAD
3. MURABBI AWARD ASSOC. PROF. DR. NOOR AZLAN MOHD NOOR ASSOC. PROF. DR. HASLINA IBRAHIM DR. SOFIAH SAMSUDIN
4. BEST EDUCATOR AWARD TUAN HJ. AZNAN MAT PIAH DR. RADHWA ABU BAKAR DR. FAUZIAH FATHIL
5. MOST PROMISING ACADEMIC AWARD DR. NAN NOORHIDAYU MEGAT LAKSAMANA DR. NUR SURIYA
MOHD NOR
DR. MOHD HELMI MOHD SOBRI
Category: Responsible Research and Innovation        
6. PROMISING AWARD FOR RESEARCHER (Recognition of the outstanding contribution of young researchers aged below 40 who have contributed significantly to IIUM MYRA MARKS) DR. RABIAH BINTI AMINUDIN DR. KHAIRIL HUSAINI BIN JAMIL DR. SYAZA FARHANA BINTI MOHAMAD SHUKRI
7. ACTIVE RESEARCHER AWARD DR. MAULANA AKBAR SHAH @ U TUN AUNG ASSOC. PROF. DR. FATMIR SHEHU DR. ALIZAMAN DUMANGCAG GAMON
8. BOOK PUBLICATION AWARD RAHMATAN LIL ‘ALAMIN DALAM KONTEKS MASYARAKAT KONTEMPORARI (PROF. DR. SHUKRAN ABD RAHMAN & ASSOC. PROF. DR. HASLINA IBRAHIM) SHAYKH ‘ABDU’LLAH FAHIM- ‘ULAMA’ AHL AL-SUNNAH WA AL- ‘JAMA’AH DAN PERJUANGAN KEBANGSAAN (AYMAN AL-AKITI; AHMAD FAIZ HAFIZUDDIN ROSLI & MUHAMMAD AMIR ASHRAF ROSDIN) AL BUTI AND SYRIAN REVOLUTION (DR. BACHAR BAKOUR MOHAMAD)
9. PRODUCT INNOVATIVE AND COMMERCIALISATION AWARDS (Generate research-based product) PROF. DR. SOLEHAH @NIK NAJAH FADILAH BT HJ YACOB ASSOC. PROF. DR. CHE AMNAH BT. BAHARI NO WINNER
10. HIGH CITATION INDEXED JOURNAL AWARD PROF. DATO’ SRI DR. SYED ARABI SYED ABDULLAH IDID ASOC. PROF. DR. MARIAM ADAWIAH BINTI DZULKIFLI DR. FAHAD RIAZ
11. HIGH IMPACT RESPONSIBLE RESEARCH AWARD DR. MOHD NOH BIN ABDUL JALIL ASSOC. PROF DR. BOUHEDDA GHALIA DR. AZLIN BINTI ALWI
12 HIGH RESPONSIBLE INNOVATION AWARD ASSOC. PROF. DR. ZAINAL ABIDIN SANUSI ASSOC. PROF. DR. NURAZZURA MOHAMAD DIAH ASSOC. PROF. DR. MISZAIRI SITIRIS
13. COMMUNITY & INDUSTRIAL PARTNER AWARD DR. SH FATIMAH ALZAHRAH SYED HUSSIEN DR. MAJDAN ALIAS DR. NORBAIDURI RUSLAN
Category: Student and Community Engagement        
14 SPECIAL AWARD FOR KULLIYYAH COMMITTEE IIUM MENTAL HEALTH PSYCHOSOCIAL CARE TEAM (IMPaCT) (DR. PAMILIA LOURDUNATHAN KULIYYAH ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE (DR. JUSMAWATI FAUZAMAN) GREEN FINGERS TEAM, KULIYYAH SEJAHTERA COMMITTEE (KSC) (DATO’ HAMIDON ABD HAMID)
15. COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AWARD DR. AINUL AZMIN MD ZAMIN DR. WAN MAZWATI WAN YUSOFF DR. HAFFIEZHAH AN-NADIAH AZLAN
16. OUTSTANDING STUDENT SOCIETY AWARD ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES STUDENTS’ SOCIETY (IRKHSSS) IIUMTODAY SECRETARIAT OF ARABIC LANGUAGE & LITERATURE (ALA)
17. COMMUNITY RECOGNITION AWARD KG. CHANGKAT, KG. SUNGAI PUSU, KG. SUNGAI CHINCHIN KG. TENGAH,
KG. GOMBAK UTARA, KG. KERDAS, KG. SIMPANG TIGA
   
Category: Administrative and Technical Staff        
18. BEST ADMINISTRATOR AWARD MAZLILAWATI MURAD NOR ISKANDAR MAZLAN RAFIDAH MAT DESA
19. BEST SUPPORT STAFF AWARD NUR MAHNUN MUSTAPHA NOOR SYAHADA SEDIK ERDAWATIE ABDUL RAHMAN
20. BEST TECHNICAL STAFF AWARD SHOHAIMI AB RAHMAN MOHAMAD RIDZWAN AL HAFIZ BIN ABDUL AZIZ MUHAMMAD ISMAIL BIN MUHAMMAD GHAZALAN
Category: International and Global Networking        
21. GLOBAL PROMINENCE AWARD WAPOR ASIA KUALA LUMPUR 2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE (DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION) INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE (DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE) INTERNATIONAL WEBINAR ON THE ROLES OF UNIVERSITY RESPONSING TO PSYCHOSOCIAL ISSUES IN THE COMMUNITY 2020 (OFFICE OF DEPUTY DEAN, ACADEMIC AND INDUSTRIAL LINKAGES)
22. BEST STRATEGIC PARTNER INDIVIDUAL:  Y.A.D TAN SRI DATO’ PADUKA RAJA DATO’ HAJI WAN MAHMOOD PA’ WAN TEH, ORANG BESAR DAERAH GOMBAK ORGANISATION:  MAJLIS AGAMA ISLAM SELANGOR (MAIS)
Category: KIRKHS Alumni    
23. KIRKHS INTERNATIONAL ALUMNI DATO’ AMER BUKVIC BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
24. KIRKHS ALUMNI AWARD YB. DATO’ SRI REEZAL MERICAN NAINA MERICAN, MINISTER OF YOUTH AND SPORTS

Present during the award giving ceremony of Takreem 2021 were President of IIUM, Datuk Dr. Mohd Daud Bakar; IIUM Rector, Professor Emeritus Tan Sri Dato’ Dzulkifli Abdul Razak; Deputy Rector, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zulkifli Bin Hasan; and Dean of KIRKHS, Prof. Dr. Shukran Abd Rahman.

The Orang Besar Daerah Gombak, Tan Sri Dato’ Paduka Raja Dato’ Haji Wan Mahmood Bin Pa’ Wan Teh also attended the virtual Takreem ceremony to receive the award. ***

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