Date (Time)
October 15, 2020 04:00-05:00 PM Malaysia

Presentation + Q&A session


Summary of the webinar
The BRECIL Webinar on Research Methodology Training in Universities in Laos focuses on one of the work packages in BRECIl, Developing research skills and the use of ICT in Higher Education Institutions in Laos and Malaysia, a collaboration between the European, Malaysian and Lao partners over the past two and a half years. The webinar is held as part of the activities for Erasmus+ Days 2020 carried out over a period of three days.  Erasmus+ Days consists of a series of bottom-up events organised by various Erasmus+ programme players. In the webinar, speakers talked about the research methodology training experience of the ASEAN and EU partners which include the research training in Laos and Malaysia, lessons learnt and the challenges encountered.

The panellists from Universiti Malaya, University Utara Malaysia, Gothenburg University, National University of Laos and Souphanouvong University shared their research methodology training experience in Laotian Universities, namely National University of Laos and Souphanouvong University. The webinar started with the Principal Coordinator Prof Azirah Hashim's introduction to the BRECIL project which was followed by Prof Jens Allwood's introduction to the Training of Trainers program. An interactive session was held between Lao researchers and the rest of the panellists on the research proposals prepared by the former. The research methodology webinar was moderated by Prof Wah Yun Low, the Deputy Director at the Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya.

Prepared by Mr. Xia Menghu


4.00-4.10pm Prof Azirah Hashim
Principal Coordinator, BRECIL
Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
Introduction to the BRECIL project
4.10-4.20pm Prof Jens Allwood
University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Research methodology training in Laos
4.20-4.30pm Prof Wah Yun Low
Asia-Europe Institute
Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
Issues and challenges in the Training of Trainers programme
4.30-4.40pm Dr Latsanyphone Soulignavong
National University of Laos, Vientiane, Lao PDR
Ms Bounthieng Vongsouangtham
Souphanouvong University, Luang Prabang, Lao PDR
Training and Cross-training in Laos: Lessons learnt and Moving Forward
4.40-4.50pm Assoc Prof Dr Hariharan N Krishnasamy
Universiti Utara Malaya, Kedah
Use of ICT in the Training of Trainers
4.50-5.00pm Prof Azirah Hashim
Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti MalayaKuala Lumpur
Q & A and Closing