• Qualifications :

    Un. of California Davis USA                 PhD (Physics)                    1979

    Un  of Kent at Canterbury  England    MSc.(Physics)                     1972

    Un. of Malaya                                       BSc. (Hons)                        1970

    Un. of  Malaya                                      BSc. (Gen)                         1969

    Convent Bukit Nanas  1964-1965       Higher School  Certificate   1965

    Kolej Tunku Kurshiah   1962-1963     Malaysian Cert. of Exam      1963

                                                                Senior Cambridge Certificate  1963

               Malay Girls College       1959-1961     Lower Cert. of Examination    1961
  • Specialisation :

    Physics Education

    Science, society and culture

  • Areas of Research :

    Physics Education                          

    Science and Society


  • Current Projects and Grants :

    1. Speaker for Module on Developing Children Excellent in Science:Islamic Mould in a Nationwide project fortnightly conducting two times weekend  "Day Seminar for Visionary Parents - Toward Developing Excellent Children" wholly sponsored by alBukhary Foundation and managed by ESP Sistem Rancang Sdn Bhd. Places where seminar had been held:

    Johor :                28 February 2004    Parit Sulong 

                              29 February 2004    Mersing

    Penang :             13 March 2004        Penaga Kepala Batas     .

                              14 March 2004        Teluk Kumbar, Balik Pulau

    Perak  :              27 March 2004       Setiawan

                              28 March 2004       Teluk Intan

    Negeri Sembilan: 10 April 2004        Paroi - Senawang

                              11 April 2004         Gemenceh  


    2. Through students' resarch projects:


              i)Developing Teching model for the Teaching of Light and Vision at secondary science level (PhD Level)

    ii) Developing multimedia materials on light at secondary science level (MsC level)

    U/G Level

    i) Patient knowledge and awareness of risks of x-ray treatment

    ii) Workers' knowledge of physics underlying padi processing in Kelantan.




    No Matrik



    Intan Fariza Gaaffar


    Patient Awareness of  Risks due to  X-ray and Nuclear Treatment


    Suhaila binti Sepeai



    Naimah binti Ismail



    Hazirah binti Yahya



    Syafawati Zaim



    Nur Ashikin bt Zakaria



    Zuraida bt Zahari




    bt Baharin



    Nurul Akmal Ahmad Nabir


    Preparation and Rreadiness of Knowledge Workers in Padi Factory.


    Tengku Hasnan

     Tengku Aziz



    Rafidah Hasbullah


    Characteristics of Attractive Physics Exhibitories at the antional Science Centre Malaysia


    Saizatul Surianey Ramle



    Nur ul umi bt Mohd Isa



    Hasliza Zakaria


    Work Ethics in Industry


             i) Factors attracting or distancing school children to exhibitories in science centres (U/G Level)

            ii) Effective Communication of Physics Ideas between Teachers and Preschool Children  in rural Areas (Msc level)

          iii) Role of Parents as Agents of Enculturating Science among School Children


  • Selected Publications :

    1.  Khalijah Mohd Salleh: Science for Social Development: Issues and Challenges.  Presented at the Academy of  Sciences Malaysia  Inaugral Lecture 2004, February 2004.

    2. Lilia Halim. Nor Aishah Buang, & Khalijah Mohd Salleh. Entrepreneurial Orientation in Science and Technology Education among Malay Secondary School Children Orientasi. Report for Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Premier Research Project AP1/2000, Developing Malay Competency amidst Globalisation. Submitted December 2003.

    3. Khalijah Mohd Salleh, Othman Omar, Abu Hassan Shaari Mohd Nor, Faridah Shahadan & Rahimah Abdul Aziz. May 2003. Public Awareness of Science and Technology in Malaysia 2002. Report in three Volumes: Executive Summary, Full Report and Appendix,  submitted to The Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment Malaysia.

    4.     Teacher Training for Non Option Physics Teachers. IRPA 1999-IRPA 07-02-02-0046, 2000

    5.  Development of Physics Curriculum for an Industrial Society- UNESCO, 1993 – 1997

    6.  The Methodology of Physics: A New Course in Physics Programme, Strategising Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century  Vol III (1329-1332).Fakulti Pendidikan UKM. 2000.

    6.      Abd. Aziz Tajuddin, Ithnin Abdul Jalil, Jaafar Jantan, Khalijah Mohd. Salleh, Zaidan Abdul Wahab, (Pyt.). Proceedings of ASPEN Conference 1997, UNESCO, ASPEN Malaysia, 1999.

    7.       Khalijah Mohd. Salleh 1999. Country Report: Science and Technology in Malaysia in . Sankaran Ramanathan (Compiler), Popularising Science and Technology Some Asian Case Studies, Asian Media Information and Communication Centre, Nanyang Technlogical University, Singapore, , 55-66, ISBN 9971-905-73-6

    8.      Khalijah Mohd. Salleh, Ramli Omar, Mohd. Yusof (Ed.). Proceedings Physics Education for Industrial Society,    March 1998

    9.        Khalijah Mohd. Salleh, Christine Sutton and Abd. Aziz Tajuddin (Eds), Manual for Physics Writing for the Public. published by ASPEN Malaysia, December 1997.

    10.      Khalijah Mohd. Salleh.  Physics in Industries and Schools, Research Report Kod UKM 45/92 (UNESCO 1140) and UKM 29/92, April 1998.

    11.        Developing Training for Trainers’ Package: Gender Sensitization and Gender Perspective in Development Planning, Women’s Affairs Division (HAWA), Ministry of National Unity and Social Development Malaysia, 1996-

    12.      Science and Technology Culture in Shaping A Generation of  Tomorrow.  Invited Working Paper for  Vision  2020 Seminar , 2 Julai 1997, organised by  Depart. Of Internal Revenue and  Biro Tata Negara, Bangi. 

    13.     Enculturating Science and Technology among the Malays . Working Paper presented  at  the Malay Civilization Seminar ,  1-3 Mac 1997. Organised by Depart of Malay Literature,    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia dan Berita Harian Sdn. Bhd.. Bangi. p 13.

    14.     Culturalisation of Science and Technology and Its Relationship to Islamic Thought. in Martie Sanders (Ed.) Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics and Science Education Proceedings, Fifth Annual Meeting 22-26 January 1997, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. pp 63-70.

    15.     Physics Learning Is no Different From Other Forms of Learning in Martie Sanders (Ed.) Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics and Science Education Proceedings, Fifth Annual Meeting 22-26 January 1997, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. pp 546-550.

    16.     Upgrading Scientific Literacy Among Administrators and .Managers in the Public Sector 1994, National Institute for Administration (INTAN), Kuala Lumpur.

    17.     Khalijah Mohd. Salleh. 1995. Values & Decision Making: A Muslim Perspective. Humanomics. Vol 11 No.3 pp 3-12.

    18.     Khalijah Mohd. Salleh 1995. Developing a Scientific Society: Thoughts and Reflections, Kuala Lumpur: Institut Kajian Dasar.. XVIII +292 hlm.

    19.     Khalijah Mohd. Salleh(Ed.). 1995.Conceptual Framework of An Integrated Bachelor of Science Program, Faculty of the Physical and Applied Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

    20.     Khalijah Mohd. Salleh  (Ed.) 1995.Methods of Teaching, Learning and Evaluation, Faculty of the Physical and Applied Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia,

    21.     Khalijah Mohd. Salleh (CoEditor):  Siri Wacana History and Philosophy of Science Vol: I, II (1993), III (1993) & IV (1995). Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur.

    22.     Khalijah Mohd. Salleh (Co Editor  with Mohd. Yusof Hj. Othman) 1992. Towards Reformation in Science Education in Institutions of Higher Learning, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, 218 + xxxv hlm.

    23.     Khalijah Mohd. Salleh (Ed.)   1992.Perspective on University Physics Education, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 194pp.

    24.     Khalijah Mohd. Salleh (Co Editor with Faridah Karim & Mohd. Rasid Yaakub). 1992. Report on Counselling Program for Weak Students    30 + L42,  .

    25.     Khalijah Mohd. Salleh, Khyasuddin Majid, Ku Halim Ku Hamid & Sulaiman Shaari . 1990. Islamic Thought and Its Implications Towards Science and Science Education. Ikhtisar, Makalah Kajian Sains Gunaan ITM. Jilid 1 Bil 4. ms 51-60.

    26.     CoWriter, 1990: Study of Assessment of Students’ Notions of Motion- Malaysian Context, 41 + L19,Research Report Submitted to UKM.

    27.     Khalijah Mohd. Salleh. 1990. Social Dimension in Physics Education. Prosidang Simposium Fizika Nasional XII, Himpunan Fizika Indonesia. 529-533.

    28.     Khalijah Mohd. Salleh dan Mohd. Yusof Hj.Othman, 1988. Rethinking in Physics Education, (Pyt) Sharifah Barlian Aidid, M. Zawawi Ismail, Aik Khoon Koh, M. Mohinder Singh, Physics Education in Asia, Malaysian Scientific Association, Kuala Lumpur, 229-236.

    29.     Faridah Karim (Chairperson), Khalijah Mohd. Salleh, Aziz Idris, Rohany Nasir, Rohaty Mohd. Majzub, Abu Bakar  Nordin, Sharifah Habsah Shahabudin, Mohd. Amir Sharifuddin Hashim, Tajul Ariffin Nordin,dan Ahmad Mahir Rozali, 1987, UKM Students’ Performance  197 hlm. Research Report submitted to  UKM.

    30.     Khalijah Mohd. Salleh. 1987.Science and Society.  101 hlm. Sabbatical Leave Report.

    31.     Khalijah Mohd. Salleh. 1985. Islamic Civilization in Physics in Shaharir Mohd. Zain (Ed). Introduciton to Islamic Civilization and Science and Technology, Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur.(M)

    32.     Khalijah Mohd. Salleh. The Need for Sociology of Science and Technology in University Science Curriculum. ASASAINS (M)  2/89.

    32.     Khalijah Mohd. Salleh. Islamic Methods and it Implications towards the Practices of Science. ASASAINS (M) 2/88.

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