Aiedah Khalek


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Dr. Aiedah is a Senior Lecturer and Academic Lead for General Studies at the Malaysia Immersion Hub, Monash University Malaysia. She teaches the General Studies Units including Appreciation of Ethics and Civilizations, Ethnic Relations, and Islamic and Asian Civilizations. She leads the General Studies Units at the Malaysia Immersion Hub.


Her research expertise ranges in the field of religion and society, with specific interests in Muslim societies, ethnic relations, religious tolerance, and social cohesion. She also currently works on multidisciplinary research projects which is established on the intersection of medicine, religion, and social sciences. 

She has presented her research findings at many international conferences and published her work in reputable journals. Various aspects of her research have reached multiple audiences from local conferences, NGO seminars to international platforms.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Education, Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, MONASH UNIVERSITY

Award Date: 16 Apr 2019

Islam and Society, PhD (Social Science), Universiti Malaya (University of Malaya)

Award Date: 28 Jan 2016

Bachelor of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage, Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (International Islamic University Malaysia)

Award Date: 9 Oct 2010

Shariah (Politics), Masters of Shariah, Universiti Malaya (University of Malaya)

Award Date: 11 Aug 2003

Research area keywords

  • religion and society
  • halal consumption
  • Religious diversity
  • Islamic and society
  • nation building
  • social cohesion
  • Multidisciplinary Research
  • cultural diversity
  • social stigma

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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