Dr. Lai Wan Teng
Ph.D. (Development Studies), Centre for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany
Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand (Canadian International Development Research Centre Scholar), MSc., 2008
University of Malaya, B.A (Hons, 2nd Upper), 2004
Area of Specialisation
Gender, Development and Environment
Wan Teng, Lai (2011), 'Gender and Livelihood: A Case Study of the Mah Meri and the Oil Palm Plantations of Carey Island'. Asian Journal of Women's Studies, 17(2): 66-95.
Franz-Balsen, Angela, Norpisah Mat Isah, Wan Teng, Lai.(2011). Merging Gender Mainstreaming and Sustainability Strategies - a win-win aproach, in "5 years of Higher Education for Sustainable Development: Looking back- moving forward", (Editors) Matthias and Gerd. The 3rd International Conference of UNESCO Chair Higher Education for Sustainable Development.
Wan Teng, Lai (2010) Clean Water/ Environment. Book of Essays: 6th Annual International Leadership Training Programme: A Global Intergenerational Forum, 6-15 August. pp. 243-246. USA: Connecticut.
Wan Teng, Lai (2009). Individual Report. In Overcoming Poverty through a Social Inclusion Approach: The Status quo of Asia and Oceania in a Globalzed Economy.pp. 110- 112. The Japan Foundation (JENESYS East Asia Future Leaders Programme), December 9- December 19 2008.
Wan Teng, Lai, Chhun, Chhim., Jing Li., Minati Sinha, and Waleed, Aly. (2009). The Role of Academics and Researchers in Overcoming Poverty. In Overcoming Poverty through a Social Inclusion Approach: The Status quo of Asia and Oceania in a Globalized Economy.pp67- 72. The Japan Foundation (JENESYS East Asia Future Leaders Programme), December 9- December 19 2008
2017: A Study on the Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights of Women Migrant Workers in Malaysia: NGOs, Capacity Building and Women's Empowerment (United Nations Gender Theme Group) (Junior-applicant co-researcher)
2017: Penang Women's Development Corporation (PWDC), "Empowering and Advancing Community Towards a Sustainable GRPB Initiative: The People-centered Perspective" (Principle Investigator)
Sexual Harassment in Higher Education: Case Study of Universiti Sains Malaysia (Research University Grant) (August 2009- August 2012) Status: Completed
A qualitative exploration research on women and men's concerns on water issues at Penang Island (Incentive Grant) (August 2009- August 2010) Status: Completed
A study of Poverty, Economic Activities and Livelihood Strategies from A Gender Perspective in the Loagan Bunut National Park, Sarawak. (2008) Status: Completed
Foreign Domestic Workers: Impact on Malaysian Families and Gender Relations (2008) Status: Completed