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Usman Jaffer

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Neuroscience - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Master of Arts (Islamic and Other Civilizations) - Masters Degree, International Institute of Islamic Thought & Civilization (IIUM ISTAC)
  • Bachelor of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh)(Honours) - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Human Sciences (Psychology)(Honours) - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Social Science with Honours - Bachelor Degree, University New England

Usman Jaffer (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

ABDULHAMID ABUSULAYMAN KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES


jafferu@iium.edu.my
5585


Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Neurosciences ~ Other Neurosciences n.e.c. - Clinical Neuroimaging, Translational Neuroscience, Neurotechnology, Neuroinformatics, Brain mapping,
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Syariah Law ~ Islamic Jurisprudence - Maqasid al-Shariah; Principles of Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh)
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Psychology ~ Comparative Psychology - Islam/Maqasid and Psychology


Professional Membership


  • 2018: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Associate Member), Malaysian Society of Neurosciences
  • 2022: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), American Psychological Association


Teaching Responsibilities


BASIC PHILOSOPHY AND ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2022/2023
ETHICS AND FIQH OF CONTEMPORARY ISSUES 2021/2022
KNOWLEDGE & CIVILIZATION IN ISLAM 2022/2023 2021/2022
USRAH IN ACTION 1 2022/2023


Research Projects


Completed
No data
On-Going
2022 - Present Biopsychospiritual Exploration and Application of Khushu': A Pilot Study


Publications


Article

2022 A biopsychospiritual framework for the investigation of khushu’. Journal of Pharmaceutical Negative Results, 13 (9) pp. 1522-1529
2012 Hypnosis and the neuroscience of cognitive and affective control. Australian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 40 (1) pp. 1-20