Research is an integral aspect of the academic activities of the School of Social Sciences. Staff members pursue research work either individually or in groups (clusters) and are funded both locally and internationally. The research interests and strengths of the school include finance, trade, and industrialization, gender and family relationships, social-environmental problems, indigenous peoples, conflict resolution, regional conflicts, and social movements and the development of civil society. In addition, staff members undertake specialized consultancies and policy-oriented work for both the public and private sectors, and a number are strongly involved in community work and advising policy-makers on urban planning and heritage management.
In this page, you will find information on research projects and publications, as well as on the work of the schoolʼs research centres and units.
Centres and Units:
Francis Loh's final seminar at the USM School of Social Sciences, "Studying Elections and Democracy in Malaysia: A Survey and Review," 8 June 2012