Research is one of the core services for the Department of Museums Malaysia (JMM), which plays an important role towards achieving the objectives of JMM to preserve, maintain and disseminate knowledge about our heritage. Research conducted in JMM are historical research, culture, nature, exhibitions and collections. There are 3 types of research conducted in the JMM and using the services in JMM: research conducted by JMM’s staff; research carried out in collaboration with external parties and research conducted by outside parties for the JMM.
The Division of Research serves to strengthen and expand the research, documentation and publication of the Department of Museums Malaysia to uphold function as a disseminator of knowledge in the field of exhibitions, collections, history, culture and nature of the country.
There are 3 main unit under the Division of Research :-
- Research Unit serves to formulate, plan, prepare, develop, coordinate and evaluate research unsanitary planning JMM; coordinate the planning and implementation of JMM research activities to produce a systematic process of investigation and research quality; and coordinate and monitor the research undertakenby inside and outside researchers.
- Publications Unit is responsible for coordinating all matters pertaining to the issuence of JMM’s general and special publication, including the study, research, articles and papers written by JMM’s staff and external parties in order to benefit the public and ensure that each department's publication is in accordance with the policies and guidelines set.
- Documentation Unit serves to collect, organize, manage, store and synchronize data / information, evidence or materials using various methods and tools for reference, record, process end (publications, reports, etc.).
For inquiries and further information, please contact :-
En. Zainal bin Ariifin
Department of Museums Malaysia
Tel: +603-2267 1000 ext. 233/280/344
Fax: +603-2267 1060
Please download the research application form here