Memories: AQoL2021LangkawiIsland, Malaysia 15-16 Dec 2021

Published: 26 Dec 2021
Updated: 01 Mar 2022

The 5th ABRA International Conference on Quality of Life (AQoL2021) was held at the Holiday Villa Langkawi from 15-16 Dec 2021. It was the 35th international conference to be organised by AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians/Africans/Arabians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies, Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. The event was fully managed by AMER’s subsidiary, emAs (AMER Event Management & Services) under emAs emAs Resources.

Conference Pack:-
Abstract Book
Programme Booklet
Keynote Speaker Booklet
Proceeding

Breakout Sessions (videos to be uploaded soon):-
Wed, 15 Dec 2021

Opening and Breakout 1 Chair:  Prof. Ing., Dr. Heng Zhang (Taiwan)
Breakout 2 Chair: Dr. David Robert Osborne (Hong Kong)
Breakout 3 Chair:  Dr. Sharona Ghorbani (Iran)
Breakout 4 Chair:  Prof., Arct., Dr. Ranjith Dayaratne (Bahrain)
Breakout 5 Chair:  Prof. Dr. Babatunde Emmanuel Jaiyeoba (Nigeria)
Closing Dinner & Certificate Presentation

Post-Conference Session (video):-
Wed, 22 Dec 2021

 Keynote Speech & Best Paper Awards announcement 

 

Best Paper Awards
(Based on 38 papers)
Registration  Fees waiver for the same 1st author for the next conference (within 1 year)

THE Best Paper
Cash USD 713.00 (RM3,000.00)
Determining Controllability Level of Project Issues in Malaysian Landscape Architectural Project.
(Score: 12.135 / 13.75)
Adam Aruldewan S.Muthuveeran 1, Osman Mohd Tahir 1, Mohd Azren Hassan 2, Hidayati Ramli 3
1Department of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Design and Architecture, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia, 2 Responsive Environmental Development Research Group, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia, 3 Department of Architecture and Built Environment, Faculty of Engineering and Environment, Northumbria University, United Kingdom.
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1st Runners Up
Cash USD 594.00 (RM2,500.00)
The Development of Environment & Occupation Likelihood Scale on Workers Mental Health Status.
(Score: 10.615 / 13.75)
Mohamad Ghazali Masuri1,2,3, Khairil Anuar Md Isa1,2,3, Jayarajoo Santhanam4, Mohd Shukri Mohd Aris1,  Ismaniza Ismail5
1 Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 42300 Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, 2 Human Factors & Ergonomics unit, Centre for Occupational Safety, Health and Wellbeing (COSHaW), Universiti Teknologi MARA, 42300 Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, 3 Associate fellows, Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia  4 Laksamana College of Business, Plaza Abdul Razak, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam 5School of Chemistry and Environment, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.
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2nd Runners Up
Cash USD 476.00 (RM2,000.00)
Motivation and Hygiene Factors of Work Satisfaction among Intensive Care Nurses in Selangor.
(Score: 10.575 / 13.75)
Wan Marina Wan Ismail1,2, Norhaini Majid1, Suryanto Suryanto3

1 Centre for Nursing Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia, 2 Serdang Hospital, Selangor, Malaysia, 3 School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Brawijaya, Malang, Indonesia.
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Special Mention
Cash USD 238.00 (RM1,000.00)
The Role of ‘Sense of Place’ in the Revitalisation of Heritage Street: the case of George Town, Penang, Malaysia.
(Score: 10.485 / 13.75)
Aidatul Fadzlin Bakri1, Mike Robinson2, Zalina Samadi1, Helle Jørgensen3

1 Centre of Studies for Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kampus Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, 2 University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, 3 Ironbridge International Institute of Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
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(Prizes for Top 1-4 winners: Cash + Free Registration Fees for the next conference – valid within 12 months)
 
Top 5
Cash USD 59.00 (RM250.00)
Acceptable Level of Professional Conducts from Health Sciences Students Perspective.
(Score: 10.47 / 13.75)
Wan Nur Amirah Ibrahim 1, Muhammad Hazwan Husni 1, Wan Elhami Wan Omar 1,2  

1 Centre of Optometry Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Cawangan Selangor, Kampus Puncak Alam, 42300 Selangor, 2 Division of Pharmacy & Optometry School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Medicine & Health, The University of Manchester, Carys Bannister Building, Dover Street, Manchester 3, United Kingdom.
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Top 6
Cash USD 59.00 (RM250.00)
Socio-demographic Factors and Eating Behaviors Among Nurses in A Teaching Hospital.
(Score: 10.445 / 13.75)
Norfidah Mohamad, Zamzaliza Abdul Mulud, Ira Nadhira Ruzli, Nur Ain Farhah Mohd Zainun Zaman

Centre for Nursing Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam Campus, Selangor, Malaysia
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Top 7
Cash USD 59.00 (RM250.00)
A Qualitative Study of Psychological Challenges towards Movement Control Order among Stranded University Students.
(Score: 10.365 / 13.75)
Suzana Yusof1 , Angga Wilandika2 , Nurul Amirah Mohd Bakr1 , Umi Syafiqah Che Wahab1

1 Centre for Nursing Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA Puncak Alam Campus, Selangor, Malaysia. 2 Medical-Surgical Nursing Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universitas ‘Aisyiyah Bandung, Indonesia.
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Top 8
Cash USD 59.00 (RM250.00)
Mosque: Architecture and its contextualism towards a multifaith communal area.
(Score: 10.2 / 13.75)
Intan Liana Samsudin1, Zurinda Mat Rabu2, Ida Marlina Mazlan3, Yakubu Aminu Dodo4

1 Department of Architecture, Faculty of Built Environment & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia. 1,2,3 School of Architecture & Built Environment, Faculty of Engineering, Technology and Built Environment, UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 4 Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Istanbul Gelisim University, Istanbul, Turkey.
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Top 9
Cash USD 59.00 (RM250.00)
Factors affecting the Visitation and Non-Visitation to the Courtyard Gardens: Evaluation at three malaysian public hospitals.
(Score: 10.17 / 13.75)
Madihah Mat Idris1, Magda Sibley2, Karim Hadjri3, Azhani Abd Manaf4

1 Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment (FKAB), Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Malaysia, 2 Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom; 3 School of Architecture, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 4 Department of Architecture,Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment (FKAB), Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Malaysia.
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Top 10
Cash USD 59.00 (RM250.00)
Helmet Non-invasive Ventilation Therapy: Measurement of Comfort Behaviour.
(Score: 10.03 / 13.75)
Norhaini Majid1, Roswati Nordin1, Norshamatul Aidah Osran1,2, Suryanto Suryanto3
1Centre for Nursing Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Selangor, Malaysia, 2 ILKKM, Sultan Azlan Shah, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia, 3 School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Brawijaya, Malang, Indonesia.
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(Prizes for Top 5-10 winners: Cash + 20% Discount Registration Fees for the next conference – valid within 12 months)