The 3rd Annual Research Meet – ARM 2017, hosted by the Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF) on 11 November 2017 at Radha Regent, Chennai. The meet and was attended by 120 delegates from 100 Institutions (represented 16 Country: from England, Singapore, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Jordan, Japan, Malaysia, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Romania, Egypt and India).

3rd Annual Research Meet – ARM 2017


To Create Opportunities To Collaborate And Develop A New Culture To Drive Research and Innovation


Dr. Christine Berberich
University of Portsmouth, England
How Reading Can Change your Life: Books, Politics and Culture

Dr. Emily J. Bethell
Liverpool John Moores University, England
Cognition-Emotion Interaction In Monkeys: How To Measure It And Why It Matters

Dr. Gavin Stewart Dawe
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Novel functions of amyloid precursor protein (APP) beyond amyloid beta peptide production

Dr. Mohd Nizam Ab Rahman
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Value Chain Management: Moving from Red Ocean Strategy to Blue Ocean Strategy

Dr. Maran Marimuthu
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia
Government Linked Companies (GLCs) and Financing Strategy: Evidence from Malaysia

Dr. Gligor Viorica Mihaela
The Romanian Academy Cluj, Romania
Unparalleled Histories and Philosophies


The Venus International Research Awards (affectionately known as the VIRAs) scheme was instituted in the year 2015. The VIRA scheme is part of the ARM and has a Policy, Application Form, Expert Committee and Judging Process etc. that are governed by the Board of Trust.

Click here to view the 3rd Research Awards – VIRA 2017 Winners List