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    Glenn Hardaker is Director of Centre for Lifelong Learning and Professor of Digital Education at Universiti Brunei Darussalam. He is also a National Teaching Fellow for the Higher Education Academy (UK). He has worked in universities in the United Kingdom for over 25 years with a focus on technological innovation and learning. His research is focused on Islam, innovation and learning. Glenn Hardaker has published numerous articles in journals such as International Journal of Inclusive Education, Long Range Planning, and Computers & Education. He is Editor of Journal of Multicultural Education and International Journal of Information & Learning Technology.

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    Dr. Annie Dayani is a lecturer for Business and Management in the Digital Economy. She graduated from UBD with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Under UBD study exchange program, she has also earned a Diploma in European Management Science from University Kent, Canterbury, UK. Her Masters degree is Applied Information Technology from Monash University Australia. In 2013, she completed her PhD in Communication Technology at University of Queensland, Australia. Research interest include business and management, information systems and e-government as well as knowledge management.

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    Adeline gained her Ph.D. from the Institute of Lifelong Learning at the University of Leeds in the UK. In addition to this, Adeline has a First Class Honours in Masters in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Sheffield, UK and also a Postgraduate Technical Certificate in Education with a distinction from UBD. She has worked as an Honorary Research Fellow at Birkbeck College, University of London. Adeline has years of experiences in training adult learners; for example pre and in-service teachers. Prior to her joining the Universiti Brunei Darussalam, she taught for several years at one of Brunei's Vocational and Technical Education colleges. Having always taught young adults, her research work focuses on the ways individuals learn across a wide variety of contexts, more specifically the ways in which they learn in the workplace and education. Adeline is interested in the learning of teachers and other professionals in the workplaces. Her research also focuses on the transitions of individuals from education into work. She is a strong advocate of lifelong learning.

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    Dk Hjh Norakmarul Ihsan is the UniBridge Programme Coordinator at Universiti Brunei Darussalam. She graduated from UBD with a Bachelor of Education in 2000. Her Masters degree is in Masters of Education by Research in the area of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment. Her research interests are mainly in the area of education particularly in study skills and teaching and learning in secondary and higher education in general.

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    Dr. Atika Qazi is a Computer Scientist and an Assistant Professor at Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

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    Professor Amin Abdul Aziz is Professor of Islamic Governance at the Institute of Policy Studies, University of Brunei Darussalam. He was educated in traditional Islamic sciences and Islamic Studies from Graduate School of Islamic and Social Sciences, Virginia, USA. He was awarded the Abdullah ibn Abbas Award for Excellence in Shari’ah Sciences from the same university.

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    Dr. Daphne Lai is a Computer Science lecturer at the Faculty of Science, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) since 2006. She completed her PhD in Computer Science from University of Nottingham (2014), MS in Distributed Systems and Networks from University of Kent, Canterbury (2006) and BSc in Computer Science from University of Strathclyde, UK (2004). She has been teaching various undergraduate courses including data mining, programming fundamentals, artificial intelligence and computer networks. Her research interest lie in the area of artificial intelligence, in particular the design and application of machine learning algorithms for classification and predictive analysis of healthcare data.

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    Dr Mohd Hairul Azrin is lecturer of Accounting, Governance and Islamic Finance at Universiti Brunei Darussalam. Prior to this he had been involved in the Brunei Islamic Banking Industry entrusted in the area of Shariah Governance and Audit since the year 2000 and is currently a member in the Shariah Financial Supervisory Board (SFSB). On the academic front, he has published works and presented papers in several conferences in the area of Governance, Islamic Banking and Finance, Takaful and Financial Reporting. He is also part of the editorial team for the Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research (JIABR). Azrin graduated with a first class honors in Bachelor of Accounting program and holds an MBA specializing in Islamic Banking and Finance from The International Islamic University Malaysia. He has been awarded PhD in Accounting and Finance from The University of Glasgow.

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    Professor Liyanage C De Silva received BSc Eng (Hons) degree from the University of Moratuwa Sri Lanka in 1985, MPhil degree from The Open University of Sri Lanka in 1989, MEng and PhD degrees from the University of Tokyo, Japan in 1992 and 1995.

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    Dr. Malik is an Associate Professor at Universiti Brunei Darussalam and has a PhD in Nano-Manufacturing from South Korea. He has an extensive research experience in multi-disciplinary area of 2D/3D printing of energy devices involving functional and smart materials. He is a seasoned academician having more than 6 years of teaching undergraduate and graduate courses related to Manufacturing, Energy Engineering and Innovation & Entrepreneurship which enables him to work very closely with students making them skilled engineers, effective innovators and future entrepreneurs. He is also the accreditation coordinator at Faculty of Integrated Technologies

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    Malai Hayati is the Programme Coordinator for Diploma in Education and an Educational Psychology and Sociology lecturer at Universiti Brunei Darussalam. Previously she was a primary school teacher in a government school before advancing her career in Higher Education. She obtained her bachelor degree and her Master’s Degree from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. Her research interests include life span development, assessment and gender studies.

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    Dr Siti Mazidah Haji Mohamad is a lecturer at Universiti Brunei Darussalam, specialising in human geography. She obtained her PhD in Human Geography at Durham University in 2015 and her thesis was Rooted Muslim Cosmopolitanism: An Ethnographic Study of Malay Malaysian Students’ Cultivation and Performance of Cosmopolitanism on Facebook and Offline. Her research interests include: 1) Spatialities of Muslim identities focusing on performance of religiosity and negotiation of identity in the online space; 2) Micro-geographies of young people’s lives focusing on their everyday use of new social media and their virtual mobility; 3) Muslim Fashion focusing on hijab consumption and practices and the growing modest fashion in Brunei; and 4) Muslim Cosmopolitanism focusing on the use of new social media in creating cosmopolitans and how Muslim perform their cosmopolitanism online. She is the cluster leader of 'Global Muslim Mobilities' research cluster in the faculty.

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    Dr. Muhamad Abduh is an assistant Professor at UBD School of Business and Economics, Universiti Brunei Darussalam. He has obtained his Bachelor of Science (Statistics) from Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) in 2004 and Magister Hukum Islam (Fiqh Al-Mu’amalat) from Ibn Khaldun University, Indonesia, in 2006. He completed his second Master (Master of Economics) at the Department of Economics of International Islamic University Malaysia in 2009 and Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration (Islamic Banking) at the same institution in February 2012. His research and teaching interests are focused on the area of Islamic Economics, Business, Banking and Finance. He presented papers in many conferences and published more than fifty articles in various journals such as International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research, International Journal of Excellence in Islamic Banking and Finance, Journal of Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance, American Journal of Applied Sciences, Business Intelligence Journal, Journal of Islamic Finance. Prior to joining UBD School of Business and Economics in June 2015, he was the Head of Research of the IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIiBF) and the founding editor-in-chief of Journal of Islamic Finance, the official journal of IIiBF, from the year 2012 to 2015. He was also the founding chairman of ASEAN International Conference on Islamic Finance (AICIF) which is now co-organized by universities from Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam and the Philippines. ational officer at the Centre for Lifelong Learning, University Brunei Darussalam, where he teaches communication, IELTS and language proficiency.

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    Dr Owais Ahmed Malik is an Assistant Professor in Mathematical and Computing Sciences at Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD). He completed his PhD in Computer Science from Universiti Brunei Darussalam (2015), MS in Computer Science from KFUPM, Saudi Arabia (2002) and BE is Computer Systems Engineering from NED, Pakistan (1998). Dr Owais has more than ten years of progressive experience in academia and research in the field of computer science and engineering. He has been teaching various undergraduate courses including machine learning, data mining, machine perception, programming fundamentals, design and analysis of algorithms, software engineering and operating system in different national/international universities. His research interest includes designing and exploring different intelligent/pattern recognition algorithms for the analysis and classification of healthcare data, applied biomechanics, bio-signal processing and big data analytics. He has published a number of articles in internationally reputable journals and conferences. .

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    Dr Ren Chong LIM is a lecturer in the area of material science innovations. His current research interests include the development of anticorrosion coatings and tools for patent data analytics. His multidisciplinary research-interests lie within nanotechnology, photonics, biotechnology, bioenergetics and single-molecule biophysics. To date, Ren Chong has successfully supervised two graduate students (one Master and one PhD) on the product development of antifungal coatings for domestic applications and thermo-reflective polarising roof materials to increase energy efficiency of buildings. At the undergraduate level, Dr Ren teaches energy-storage systems and engineering mechanics. In addition, He is also involved with the UBD Entrepreneurship Village which spearheads entrepreneurship training and education at the university. Dr Ren is also a long-term visitor at the Clarendon Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Oxford.

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    Rozan Yunos is an Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Lifelong Learning, Universiti Brunei Darussalam. He joined C3L in 2017 after serving 30 years in the Brunei Government where among others he was Permanent Secretary at Prime Minister’s Office. He has a degree in Law and Economics from Keele University; a Masters degree in Public Administration from Harvard University; and a second Masters degree in Business Administration from Heriot-Watt University. He has published more than 10 books and was a columnist for 10 years at the former national newspaper, The Brunei Times writing on culture and history. His research is on public policy, government studies and Islamic Governance.

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    Dr. Shirley Chin is a lecturer and Programme Leader of Geographical, Environment and Development Studies programme at Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UBD. In 2014, she completed her PhD in tourism management specifically in developing countries. Prior to that, she has received her Master of Philosophy in Management by research and completed her Bachelor degree (Honours) first class in Tourism Management from University of Kent. Her research interest are mainly (but not limited) in the field of human geography. Her current research project looks at how a destination could manage its competitiveness to ensure continuous economic benefits from tourism as this has become a prominent issue for the global tourism industry. In addition, the project also examine the socio-economic prosperity of a destination as this signifies changes in wealth, education, the environment, and most importantly the welfare of citizens as the destination develops.

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    Dr. Hjh Syamimi Ariff Lim is a lecturer at Universiti Brunei Darussalam. She earned her PhD at Brunel University, UK.

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