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Syahirah Abdul Shukor is a senior law lecturer in Faculty of Syariah and Law, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia. She was one of the early pioneers in Faculty of Syariah and Law (formerly, it was known a Faculty of Syariah and Judiciary, Kolej Universiti Islam Malaysia (KUIM) before it was renamed as Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) in 2007. She was appointed as the Deputy Dean (Academic & Research), Faculty of Syariah and Law in 2010 until 2012. At the same time, she is also the Head Program for Diploma Islamic Judiciary (DIJAP). In September 2014, she was appointed as the Dean Faculty of Syariah and Law, before starting her sabbatical leave on 1st August 2016 until 1 May 2017. Her areas of specialization: cyberlaw, child law, legal education and comparative law. She obtained her PhD from Keele University, UK in March 2009, Master of Comparative Law (2000) as well as Bachelor of Law (Hons) (1998) from the International Islamic University of Malaysia. She joined the academia world since November 1999 as an Assistant Lecturer in Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia (UNITEN). She is also the Panel for Law programs under the Malaysian Qualifying Agency (MQA) where she is involved in reviewing law programs offered in private universities as well as public universitity. She is also actively involved in drafting Halal Guideline as a standard in SIRIM, MS 2393: “Prinsip Islam dan Halal- definasi dan penafsiran istilah”. She is also an accredited mediator by the Malaysian Mediation Centre, Bar Council Malaysia since December 2015 and also a member of Majlis Perundingan Islam under the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia since 2015. She has been invited as keynote speakers for International conferences talk on legal education, data protection laws and protection of children on the Internet. She has received various research grants from USIM (2003-2005), Ministry of Higher Learning for research on the Future of Legal Education in Malaysia (2012-2013), Ministry of Higher Education under Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) (2013-2017), Committee for Legal Reform (JPUUM), Legal Affairs Division of Prime Minister's Office (2013-2015), Negeri Sembilan Islamic Religious Council (MAINS) (2014-2016) Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (2016-2018) a colloboration for environmental law study. Besides that she also received research grants from private company such as Andalusia (2012-2015) and private university from Multimedia University (2014-2016). She has successfully supervised three PhD students and a Master student for postgraduate studies. She can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Area of interest: Child Law, Internet Law, Comparative Law

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