PUAN HAJAH HAMIDAH ABD. HAMID

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PUAN HAJAH HAMIDAH ABD. HAMID

Senior Lecturer
Deputy Dean
(Postgraduate Studies & Research)
CONTACT:
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AREAS OF INTEREST
Journalism, Communication Studies, Science and Environmental Journalism .


ACADEMIC DEGREE

1984:   M.Sc. (Journalism) Ohio State University, USA.
1983:     B.Sc  (Communication) Western Michigan University, USA.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2007 – Present    Deputy Dean (Graduate Studies & Research) School of Communication
2006 – 2007     Acting Deputy Dean (Graduate Studies & Research) School of Communication
2003 – 2002    Programme Chairperson (Journalism) School of Communication, USM
2001 – 2002        Programme Chairperson (Journalism) School of Communication, USM
1986 – 1991    Programme Chairperson (Mass Communication), School of Humanities, USM
1985 – 1989        Penolong Penggawa (Assistant Warden) Desasiswa Harapan, USM


PUBLICATIONS

  1. Hamidah Abd Hamid, Adnan Hussein, Kamaliah Siarap dan Haroon  Awang  (2012),  Covering the Environment:Treatment of Environmental Stories in the Malaysian Malay, English and vernacular Newspapers, Communication and  Environment: Sustainability and Risks. Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia (ISBN 978-983-8615-55-6),pp 23-32.
  2. Hamidah Abd Hamid, Adnan Hussein, Kamaliah Siarap and  Haroon  Awang  (2012)  Constraints and Challenges of Environmental Journalism in Malaysia: Interview with Journalists, Communication and  Environment: Sustainability and Risks. Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia (ISBN 978-983-8615-55-6) pp 81-98.
  3. Hasrina Mustafa, Hamidah A Hamid, Jamilah Ahmad and Kamaliah Siarap (2012) Intercultural Relationship, Prejudice and Ethnocentrism in a computer-mediated communication (CMC): A Time-Series Experiment. Asian Social Science 8:3.
  4. Haroon Awang, Kamaliah Hj Siarap, Hamidah Abd Hamid and Adnan Hussein (2012) Voicing Concerns about Environmental Issues – A Study of Letters to the Editor in the Malaysian Newspapers. Communication and Environment: Sustainability and Risks Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia (ISBN 978-983-8615-55-6).
  5. H A Hamid, A. Hussein & SL Chu. (2011) “Malaysian newspapers coverage of waste issues: problems in need of solutions?” The Sustainable World. Southhampton,UK: WIT Press.ISBN 978-184564-504-5. Pp 431-442.
  6. Haroon Hj Awang, Hamidah Abd Hamid, Adnan Hussein and Kamaliah Hj Siarap (2011) “ An Analysis of the Environmental Editorials of Selected Malaysian Newspapers,” Journal of Media Studies 2(1): 279-289.
  7. Hamidah Abd Hamid, Adnan Hussein and Kamaliah Hj Siarap (2010) “Reporting the environment: How Malaysian Malay, English and Vernacular Newspapers Covered the Environment,” Journal of Media Studies 1(2): 229-237.
  8. Vivian Chu Soo Lin and Hamidah Abd Hamid.  (2010) “Media framing of waste issues in selected Malaysian newspapers.”  Journal of Human Capital Development. Vol 3 (1): 41-54.
  9. Adnan Hussein, Hamidah Abd Hamid, Hajar Aziz (2006 terbit 2008) “Media baru dan wacana sains: Isu pengklonan melalui blog dan akhbar di Malaysia”  .Kajian Malaysia Jld  XXIV No 1 & 2. pp 129-150.
  10. S.L. Chu, Hamidah Abd Hamid, “Media coverage of environmental issues; a case study of waste management.”  Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental Research and Technology 2008, 28-30 Mei 2008, Park Royal Penang. pp.  625-628.
  11. Sharifah Shahnaz SBaharuddin, Hamidah Abd Hamid, “How do women’s magazines frame mental health issues? A qualitative study of three top women’s magazines in Malaysia.”  Proceedings of the International Conference on Communication and Media (iCome 08), 14-16 Jun, Kuala Lumpur. In CD.
  12. Kamaliah Siarap, Hamidah Abd Hamid, Jamilah Hj Ahmad, Adnan Hussein dan Khor Yoke Lim.  “The role of a public relations Agency in promoting Malaysia as Tourist attraction in China.”. Proceeding of National Symposium on Tourism Research,  26 Julai 2008, Pulau Pinang. pp. 129-134.
  13. Hamidah Abd Hamid dan Nurhasyima Hasim “Komunikasi kesihatan; kajian kes pelaporan selesema burung di dalam akhbar Malaysia”  Prosiding Persidangan Kebangsaan Persekitaran dan Kesihatan, 28-30 November 2008, Kota Bharu.pp. 325-331.
  14. Hamidah Abd Hamid (2003) “Pelaporan kempen memburuk-burukkan minyak sawit dalam akhbar terpilih.” Dalam Bingkisan Media. Kuala Lumpur: Jabatan Pengajian Media dan Penerbit Universiti Malaya. ISBN 983-9575-67-8.
  15. Hamidah Abd Hamid dan Haroon Hj Awang  (2000) Konsep penting dalam Komunikasi (Terjemahan berbantu komputer O’Sullivan et al. (1994) Key Concepts in Communication)  Pulau Pinang, Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia. ISBN 983-861-131-X

RESEARCH GRANTS

  1. Pelaporan  alam sekitar dalam media cetak Malaysia.  2007-2010. Geran Universiti Penyelidikan RM 345,564.91 (Principal Investigator).
  2. Pengurangan kadar mortaliti dan morbiditi akibat penyakit ganjil(genetik) secara efektif melalui penyebaran maklumat secara libatsama akademia dengan komuniti. Geran BJIM, USM. 2011.  RM 35,000. (Co-researcher;  headed by  Adi Tan).
  3. Pemahaman Awam dan Pembinaan Makna Awam terhadap isu alam sekitar di Malaysia. 2007-2010. Geran Universiti Penyelidikan RM 237,571.68 (Co-researcher; headed by Jamilah Ahmad.)
  4. Examining media technology impact on health decision-making. 2007-2010.  Geran Universiti Penyelidikan. RM 123,89.23(Co-researcher;  headed by Khor Yoke Lim.)
  5. Computer Mediated Communication. Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) 2007-2010. RM 60,000 (Co-researcher;  headed by Hasrina Mustafa)
  6. Relational Communication Strategies  Among Long-lasting Married Couples: Learning From the Best. 2009 -2011. Geran Universiti Penyelidikan. RM 98,252.00. (Co-researcher;  headed by  Hasrina Mustafa)
  7. Evaluation of Promotional Activities of Tourism Malaysia-appointed Public Relations Agency in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) 2005-2006.   RM 65.690.00.  Financed by Tourism Malaysia. Lead researcher (with Adnan Hussein, Khor Yoke Lim, Kamaliah Hj Siarap, Adli Mustafa)
  8. Perceptions of Malaysia among transient tourists: A study in four Asian countries. 2005-2006.  RM 159,000.00. Financed by Tourism Malaysia. ((Co-researcher;  headed by Adnan Hussein,  Kamaliah Hj Siarap, Badarudin Mohamad, Salfarina Ghapor, Nor Hafizah Selamat , Anton Kamilbasah).
  9. Enhancing the role of environment Journalism in Malaysia.2004-2006. DANIDA grant, RM 1.7 million. ((Co-researcher;  headed by  Mohd Zin Nordin , with Shanthi Balraj, Mohd Zin Dollah)
  10. Intergrated Marketing Approach Towards Malaysian Tourism: Atrributes, Manpower, Marketing, Communication and Information System,  IRPA Grant. RM350,000.00 Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment 1994-1998 (Co-researcher;  headed by Ramli Mohammed; with  Che Musa Che Omar, Gian  Chand Sodhy, Juhary Ali, Kamaliah Siarap and Sharifah Mastura Syed Mohamad)
  11. Peperangan Komunikasi Di antara Pengeluar Minyak Soya dan Sawit: Satu Penyelidikan Tentang Perancangan, Mesej dan Khalayak. IRPA Grant. RM300,000.00 (1994-1995) Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment (with Ramli Mohamed, Kamaliah Hj Siarap, Khor Yoke Lim, Shawaluddin Anis, Mohamad Md.Yusof).
  12. A content analysis of child-related stories in two Malaysian newspapers  (1999) (Co-researcher with Khor Yoke Lim, Rohani Hashim) Sponsored by Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication .  A Project on Child rights based mass media: a development of indicators.


SUPERVISION

  1. Vivian Chu (2011) Role of media in creating awareness of waste control. MA by research) Universiti Sains Malaysia.
  2. Siti Aishah Mohamed (2009) Environmental Journalists in Malaysia: Constraints and Challenges in Producing Environmental News. MA thesis. Universiti Sains Malaysia.
  3. Sharifah Shahnaz S Baharuddin (2007) Framing of Mental Health Issues in Malaysian Women’s Magazines.  MA thesis. Universiti Sains Malaysia.
  4. Siti Hajar Abd Aziz (2006)  Pemaparan  Isu Saintifik dalam Weblog: Satu analisis kandungan.  Latihan Ilmiah,  Master of Communication(Science and Environmental Journalism) Universiti Sains Malaysia.
  5. Pauline Yong Bee Hie (2005) Pemaparan isu SARS dalam Akhbar Tempatan: Satu analisis kandungan Berita Harian dan Nanyang Siang Pau.  MA thesis. Universiti Sains Malaysia.
  6. Tan Chia Yen. (2004)   Penilaian persepsi pelancong-pelancong domestik terhadap produk pelancongan Pulau Pinang. MA thesis: Universiti Sains Malaysia.
  7. Angeline Lim Wan Ping   ( 2001 )   Televisyen swasta dan pengkayaan informasi: Satu perbandingan analisis kandungan berita waktu perdana di NTV 7 dan TV 1 MA Thesis. Universiti Sains Malaysia.
  8. Rahimah Taib (1999) Liputan Kes Perbicaraan Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim dalam Berita Perdana TV1 dan Warta 7 NTV7. Satu kajian Perbandingan. MA thesis: Universiti Sains Malaysia.
  9. Farhani Shamsudin (2011) , Liputan berita alam sekitar oleh Akhbar Malaysia: Kajian Kes Isu Pengurusan Air oleh Berita Harian dan New Straits Times, M Comm, Universiti Sains Malaysia.
  10. Lee Min Lan (2011) Persepsi dan Niat untuk melakukan Kitar Semula dalam kalangan pelajar Universiti Sains Malaysia.  M Comm, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

EXTERNAL ASSESSOR/EXAMINER

EDITOR/REVIEWER

1.    Editor,  Communication and  Environment: Sustainability and Risks. (2012) Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia (ISBN 978-983-8615-55-6).

2.    Course Moderator
         2000- present: Moderate and supervise diploma and degree courses on mass communication at
            i.    Taylor’s College, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
           ii.    Institut Pengurusan ASTIN, Puchong, Selangor
          iii.    Kolej Teknologi Pulau, Balik Pulau, Pulau Pinang

3.    Conference Scientific Committee Member/ Moderator/ Paper reviewer
          a.    International  Conference of Asian Congress for Media and Communication, 2010.
          b.    International Conference on Communication and Environment: Transformation for a Sustainable Tomorrow, 2009.
          c.    Prince of Songkla- USM International Conference, 2011.
          d.    Tourism Research Symposium 2010.

4.    Evaluation Panel:
          e.    Best Postgraduate Student Research, 2009-2010
          f.    Best Postgraduate Theses, 2009-2011
          g.    Best Postgraduate Student Mixed Mode/ Coursework, 2010-2011.

5.    School of Communication Undergraduate Students Selection Panel, 2009-2011

6.    School of Communication Human Resource Committee, 2010-2012.

7.    School of Communication Exco Committee Member, 2006-present.