Dr Faizah Metali

faizah.metali@ubd.edu.bn

Senior Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science



                                   

Faizah Metali is a Senior Assistant Professor in Faculty of Science (FOS), Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD). She joined UBD in 2003 after working as an Education Officer for a year. She obtained her PhD from University of Aberdeen in 2011. Her PhD thesis investigated the phylogenetic and ecological determinants affecting and controlling variation in foliar elemental concentrations, particularly Al concentrations, among and within tropical trees. Her current projects are under the scope of plant and soil sciences, plant physiology and plant conservation. She holds several UBD and external research grants. In terms of her teaching responsibility, she offers modules related to biodiversity and, plant and soil sciences to both Unibridge and undergraduate students.

EDUCATION

1. BSc Education (Universiti Brunei Darussalam): 2002
2. MSc in Plant Conservation (Seed Banking) with Distinction (University of Sussex): 2004
3. PhD in Plant and Soil Sciences (University of Aberdeen): 2011

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Plant & Soil Sciences, Plant Physiology and Plant Conservation.
She is currently involved in the following research projects:
1. Soil and plant nutrients, including Al accumulation in plants and soils, plant and soil mineral nutrients in different tropical forest ecosystems, migration pathways of heavy metals from soils and fertilizers to plants, biochar as a soil amendment and fertilizer, and seaweeds as fertilizers
2. Tropical rainforest dynamics, conservation and rehabilitation
3. Ecophysiology of tropical plants, invasive plants and parasitic plants
4. Peat swamp forest ecosystem
5. Microbial induction of Agarwood trees

FUTURE PROJECTS

See active research grants below and please contact the PIs for project details


Applications Invited
33

Scopus Publications

633

Google Scholar Citations

13

Google Scholar h-index

15

Google Scholar i10-index

Scopus Publications

  • Taking the pulse of Earth's tropical forests using networks of highly distributed plots
    ForestPlots.net, Cecilia Blundo, Julieta Carilla, Ricardo Grau, Agustina Malizia, Lucio Malizia, Oriana Osinaga-Acosta, Michael Bird, Matt Bradford, Damien Catchpole, Andrew Ford, Andrew Graham, David Hilbert, Jeanette Kemp, Susan Laurance, William Laurance, Francoise Yoko Ishida, Andrew Marshall, Catherine Waite, Hannsjoerg Woell, Jean-Francois Bastin, Marijn Bauters, Hans Beeckman, Pfascal Boeckx, Jan Bogaert, Charles De Canniere, Thales de Haulleville, Jean-Louis Doucet, Olivier Hardy, Wannes Hubau, Elizabeth Kearsley, Hans Verbeeck, Jason Vleminckx, Steven W. Brewer, Alfredo Alarcón, Alejandro Araujo-Murakami, Eric Arets, Luzmila Arroyo, Ezequiel Chavez, Todd Fredericksen, René Guillén Villaroel, Gloria Gutierrez Sibauty, Timothy Killeen, Juan Carlos Licona, John Lleigue, Casimiro Mendoza, Samaria Murakami, Alexander Parada Gutierrez, Guido Pardo, Marielos Peña-Claros, Lourens Poorter, Marisol Toledo, Jeanneth Villalobos Cayo, Laura Jessica Viscarra, Vincent Vos, Jorge Ahumada, Everton Almeida, Jarcilene Almeida, Edmar Almeida de Oliveira, Wesley Alves da Cruz, Atila Alves de Oliveira, Fabrício Alvim Carvalho, Flávio Amorim Obermuller, Ana Andrade, Fernanda Antunes Carvalho, Simone Aparecida Vieira, Ana Carla Aquino, Luiz Aragão, Ana Claudia Araújo, Marco Antonio Assis, Jose Ataliba Mantelli Aboin Gomes, Fabrício Baccaro, Plínio Barbosa de Camargo, Paulo Barni, Jorcely Barroso, Luis Carlos Bernacci, Kauane Bordin, Marcelo Brilhante de Medeiros, Igor Broggio, José Luís Camargo, Domingos Cardoso, Maria Antonia Carniello, Andre Luis Casarin Rochelle, Carolina Castilho, Antonio Alberto Jorge Farias Castro, Wendeson Castro, Sabina Cerruto Ribeiro, Flávia Costa, Rodrigo Costa de Oliveira, Italo Coutinho, John Cunha, Lola da Costa, Lucia da Costa Ferreira, Richarlly da Costa Silva, Marta da Graça Zacarias Simbine, Vitor de Andrade Kamimura, Haroldo Cavalcante de Lima, Lia de Oliveira Melo, Luciano de Queiroz, José Romualdo de Sousa Lima, Mário do Espírito Santo, Tomas Domingues, Nayane Cristina dos Santos Prestes, Steffan Eduardo Silva Carneiro, Fernando Elias, Gabriel Eliseu, Thaise Emilio, Camila Laís Farrapo, Letícia Fernandes, Gustavo Ferreira, Joice Ferreira, Leandro Ferreira, Socorro Ferreira, Marcelo Fragomeni Simon, Maria Aparecida Freitas, Queila S. García, Angelo Gilberto Manzatto, Paulo Graça, Frederico Guilherme, Eduardo Hase, Niro Higuchi, Mariana Iguatemy, Reinaldo Imbrozio Barbosa, Margarita Jaramillo, Carlos Joly, Joice Klipel, Iêda Leão do Amaral, Carolina Levis, Antonio S. Lima, Maurício Lima Dan, Aline Lopes, Herison Madeiros, William E. Magnusson, Rubens Manoel dos Santos, Beatriz Marimon, Ben Hur Marimon Junior, Roberta Marotti Martelletti Grillo, Luiz Martinelli, Simone Matias Reis, Salomão Medeiros, Milton Meira-Junior, Thiago Metzker, Paulo Morandi, Natanael Moreira do Nascimento, Magna Moura, Sandra Cristina Müller, Laszlo Nagy, Henrique Nascimento, Marcelo Nascimento, Adriano Nogueira Lima, Raimunda Oliveira de Araújo, Jhonathan Oliveira Silva, Marcelo Pansonato, Gabriel Pavan Sabino, Karla Maria Pedra de Abreu, Pablo José Francisco Pena Rodrigues, Maria Piedade, Domingos Rodrigues, José Roberto Rodrigues Pinto, Carlos Quesada, Eliana Ramos, Rafael Ramos, Priscyla Rodrigues, Thaiane Rodrigues de Sousa, Rafael Salomão, Flávia Santana, Marcos Scaranello, Rodrigo Scarton Bergamin, Juliana Schietti, Jochen Schöngart, Gustavo Schwartz, Natalino Silva, Marcos Silveira, Cristiana Simão Seixas, Marta Simbine, Ana Claudia Souza, Priscila Souza, Rodolfo Souza, Tereza Sposito, Edson Stefani Junior, Julio Daniel do Vale, Ima Célia Guimarães Vieira, Dora Villela, Marcos Vital, Haron Xaud, Katia Zanini, Charles Eugene Zartman, Nur Khalish Hafizhah Ideris, Faizah binti Hj Metali, Kamariah Abu Salim, Muhd Shahruney Saparudin, Rafizah Mat Serudin, Rahayu Sukmaria Sukri, Serge Begne, George Chuyong, Marie Noel Djuikouo, Christelle Gonmadje, Murielle Simo-Droissart, Bonaventure Sonké, Hermann Taedoumg, Lise Zemagho, Sean Thomas, Fidèle Baya, Gustavo Saiz, Javier Silva Espejo, Dexiang Chen, Alan Hamilton, Yide Li, Tushou Luo, Shukui Niu, Han Xu, Zhang Zhou, Esteban Álvarez-Dávila, Juan Carlos Andrés Escobar, Henry Arellano-Peña, Jaime Cabezas Duarte, Jhon Calderón, Lina Maria Corrales Bravo, Borish Cuadrado, Hermes Cuadros, Alvaro Duque, Luisa Fernanda Duque, Sandra Milena Espinosa, Rebeca Franke-Ante, Hernando García, Alejandro Gómez, Roy González-M., Álvaro Idárraga-Piedrahíta, Eliana Jimenez, Rubén Jurado, Wilmar López Oviedo, René López-Camacho, Omar Aurelio Melo Cruz, Irina Mendoza Polo, Edwin Paky, Karen Pérez, Angel Pijachi, Camila Pizano, Adriana Prieto, Laura Ramos, Zorayda Restrepo Correa, James Richardson, Elkin Rodríguez, Gina M. Rodriguez M., Agustín Rudas, Pablo Stevenson, Markéta Chudomelová, Martin Dancak, Radim Hédl, Stanislav Lhota, Martin Svatek, Jacques Mukinzi, Corneille Ewango, Terese Hart, Emmanuel Kasongo Yakusu, Janvier Lisingo, Jean-Remy Makana, Faustin Mbayu, Benjamin Toirambe, John Tshibamba Mukendi, Lars Kvist, Gustav Nebel, Selene Báez, Carlos Céron, Daniel M. Griffith, Juan Ernesto Guevara Andino, David Neill, Walter Palacios, Maria Cristina Peñuela-Mora, Gonzalo Rivas-Torres, Gorky Villa, Sheleme Demissie, Tadesse Gole, Techane Gonfa, Kalle Ruokolainen, Michel Baisie, Fabrice Bénédet, Wemo Betian, Vincent Bezard, Damien Bonal, Jerôme Chave, Vincent Droissart, Sylvie Gourlet-Fleury, Annette Hladik, Nicolas Labrière, Pétrus Naisso, Maxime Réjou-Méchain, Plinio Sist, Lilian Blanc, Benoit Burban, Géraldine Derroire, Aurélie Dourdain, Clement Stahl, Natacha Nssi Bengone, Eric Chezeaux, Fidèle Evouna Ondo, Vincent Medjibe, Vianet Mihindou, Lee White, Heike Culmsee, Cristabel Durán Rangel, Viviana Horna, Florian Wittmann, Stephen Adu-Bredu, Kofi Affum-Baffoe, Ernest Foli, Michael Balinga, Anand Roopsind, James Singh, Raquel Thomas, Roderick Zagt, Indu K. Murthy, Kuswata Kartawinata, Edi Mirmanto, Hari Priyadi, Ismayadi Samsoedin, Terry Sunderland, Ishak Yassir, Francesco Rovero, Barbara Vinceti, Bruno Hérault, Shin-Ichiro Aiba, Kanehiro Kitayama, Armandu Daniels, Darlington Tuagben, John T. Woods, Muhammad Fitriadi, Alexander Karolus, Kho Lip Khoon, Noreen Majalap, Colin Maycock, Reuben Nilus, Sylvester Tan, Almeida Sitoe, Indiana Coronado G., Lucas Ojo, Rafael de Assis, Axel Dalberg Poulsen, Douglas Sheil, Karen Arévalo Pezo, Hans Buttgenbach Verde, Victor Chama Moscoso, Jimmy Cesar Cordova Oroche, Fernando Cornejo Valverde, Massiel Corrales Medina, Nallaret Davila Cardozo, Jano de Rutte Corzo, Jhon del Aguila Pasquel, Gerardo Flores Llampazo, Luis Freitas, Darcy Galiano Cabrera, Roosevelt García Villacorta, Karina Garcia Cabrera, Diego García Soria, Leticia Gatica Saboya, Julio Miguel Grandez Rios, Gabriel Hidalgo Pizango, Eurídice Honorio Coronado, Isau Huamantupa-Chuquimaco, Walter Huaraca Huasco, Yuri Tomas Huillca Aedo, Jose Luis Marcelo Peña, Abel Monteagudo Mendoza, Vanesa Moreano Rodriguez, Percy Núñez Vargas, Sonia Cesarina Palacios Ramos, Nadir Pallqui Camacho, Antonio Peña Cruz, Freddy Ramirez Arevalo, José Reyna Huaymacari, Carlos Reynel Rodriguez, Marcos Antonio Ríos Paredes, Lily Rodriguez Bayona, Rocio del Pilar Rojas Gonzales, Maria Elena Rojas Peña, Norma Salinas Revilla, Yahn Carlos Soto Shareva, Raul Tupayachi Trujillo, Luis Valenzuela Gamarra, Rodolfo Vasquez Martinez, Jim Vega Arenas, Christian Amani, Suspense Averti Ifo, Yannick Bocko, Patrick Boundja, Romeo Ekoungoulou, Mireille Hockemba, Donatien Nzala, Alusine Fofanah, David Taylor, Guillermo Bañares-de Dios, Luis Cayuela, Íñigo Granzow-de la Cerda, Manuel Macía, Juliana Stropp, Maureen Playfair, Verginia Wortel, Toby Gardner, Robert Muscarella, Hari Priyadi, Ervan Rutishauser, Kuo-Jung Chao, Pantaleo Munishi, Olaf Bánki, Frans Bongers, Rene Boot, Gabriella Fredriksson, Jan Reitsma, Hans ter Steege, Tinde van Andel, Peter van de Meer, Peter van der Hout, Mark van Nieuwstadt, Bert van Ulft, Elmar Veenendaal, Ronald Vernimmen, Pieter Zuidema, Joeri Zwerts, Perpetra Akite, Robert Bitariho, Colin Chapman, Eilu Gerald, Miguel Leal, Patrick Mucunguzi, Katharine Abernethy, Miguel Alexiades, Timothy R. Baker, Karina Banda, Lindsay Banin, Jos Barlow, Amy Bennett, Erika Berenguer, Nicholas Berry, Neil M. Bird, George A. Blackburn, Francis Brearley, Roel Brienen, David Burslem, Lidiany Carvalho, Percival Cho, Fernanda Coelho, Murray Collins, David Coomes, Aida Cuni-Sanchez, Greta Dargie, Kyle Dexter, Mat Disney, Freddie Draper, Muying Duan, Adriane Esquivel-Muelbert, Robert Ewers, Belen Fadrique, Sophie Fauset, Ted R. Feldpausch, Filipe França, David Galbraith, Martin Gilpin, Emanuel Gloor, John Grace, Keith Hamer, David Harris, Kath Jeffery, Tommaso Jucker, Michelle Kalamandeen, Bente Klitgaard, Aurora Levesley, Simon L. Lewis, Jeremy Lindsell, Gabriela Lopez-Gonzalez, Jon Lovett, Yadvinder Malhi, Toby Marthews, Emma McIntosh, Karina Melgaço, William Milliken, Edward Mitchard, Peter Moonlight, Sam Moore, Alexandra Morel, Julie Peacock, Kelvin Peh, Colin Pendry, R. Toby Pennington, Luciana de Oliveira Pereira, Carlos Peres, Oliver L. Phillips, Georgia Pickavance, Thomas Pugh, Lan Qie, Terhi Riutta, Katherine Roucoux, Casey Ryan, Tiina Sarkinen, Camila Silva Valeria, Dominick Spracklen, Suzanne Stas, Martin Sullivan, Michael Swaine, Joey Talbot, James Taplin, Geertje van der Heijden, Laura Vedovato, Simon Willcock, Mathew Williams, Luciana Alves, Patricia Alvarez Loayza, Gabriel Arellano, Cheryl Asa, Peter Ashton, Gregory Asner, Terry Brncic, Foster Brown, Robyn Burnham, Connie Clark, James Comiskey, Gabriel Damasco, Stuart Davies, Tony Di Fiore, Terry Erwin, William Farfan-Rios, Jefferson Hall, David Kenfack, Thomas Lovejoy, Roberta Martin, Olga Martha Montiel, John Pipoly, Nigel Pitman, John Poulsen, Richard Primack, Miles Silman, Marc Steininger, Varun Swamy, John Terborgh, Duncan Thomas, Peter Umunay, Maria Uriarte, Emilio Vilanova Torre, Ophelia Wang, Kenneth Young, Gerardo A. Aymard C., Lionel Hernández, Rafael Herrera Fernández, Hirma Ramírez-Angulo, Pedro Salcedo, Elio Sanoja, Julio Serrano, Armando Torres-Lezama, Tinh Cong Le, Trai Trong Le, and Hieu Dang Tran
    Biological Conservation, ISSN: 00063207, Volume: 260, Published: August 2021
    Elsevier BV
  • Assessments of Heavy Metals in Commercially Available Fertilizers in Brunei Darussalam
    A. A. Zunaidi, L. H. Lim, and F. Metali
    Agricultural Research, ISSN: 2249720X, eISSN: 22497218, Pages: 234-242, Published: June 2021
    Springer Science and Business Media LLC

  • Impacts of invasive Acacias on ion deposition in a coastal Bornean tropical heath forest
    Mohamad Hilmi Ibrahim, Faizah Metali, Kushan U Tennakoon, and Rahayu Sukmaria Sukri
    Journal of Forest Research, ISSN: 13416979, eISSN: 16107403, Published: 2021
    Informa UK Limited
  • Photosynthetic Responses of Invasive Acacia mangium and Co-Existing Native Heath Forest Species to Elevated Temperature and CO2 Concentrations
    Mohamad Hilmi Ibrahim, Rahayu Sukmaria Sukri, Kushan Udayanga Tennakoon, Quang-Vuong Le, and Faizah Metali
    Journal of Sustainable Forestry, ISSN: 10549811, eISSN: 1540756X, Pages: 573-593, Published: 2021
    Informa UK Limited

  • Application of glycerol-preserved nuclei protocol for genome size estimation in the field conditions of a tropical rainforest
    Lucie Kobrlová, Martin Dančák, Rahayu Sukmaria Sukri, Faizah Metali, and Michal Hroneš
    Plant Systematics and Evolution, ISSN: 03782697, eISSN: 16156110, Volume: 306, Published: 1 August 2020
    Springer Science and Business Media LLC

  • Long-term thermal sensitivity of earth's tropical forests
    Martin J. P. Sullivan, Simon L. Lewis, Kofi Affum-Baffoe, Carolina Castilho, Flávia Costa, Aida Cuni Sanchez, Corneille E. N. Ewango, Wannes Hubau, Beatriz Marimon, Abel Monteagudo-Mendoza, Lan Qie, Bonaventure Sonké, Rodolfo Vasquez Martinez, Timothy R. Baker, Roel J. W. Brienen, Ted R. Feldpausch, David Galbraith, Manuel Gloor, Yadvinder Malhi, Shin-Ichiro Aiba, Miguel N. Alexiades, Everton C. Almeida, Edmar Almeida de Oliveira, Esteban Álvarez Dávila, Patricia Alvarez Loayza, Ana Andrade, Simone Aparecida Vieira, Luiz E. O. C. Aragão, Alejandro Araujo-Murakami, Eric J. M. M. Arets, Luzmila Arroyo, Peter Ashton, Gerardo Aymard C., Fabrício B. Baccaro, Lindsay F. Banin, Christopher Baraloto, Plínio Barbosa Camargo, Jos Barlow, Jorcely Barroso, Jean-François Bastin, Sarah A. Batterman, Hans Beeckman, Serge K. Begne, Amy C. Bennett, Erika Berenguer, Nicholas Berry, Lilian Blanc, Pascal Boeckx, Jan Bogaert, Damien Bonal, Frans Bongers, Matt Bradford, Francis Q. Brearley, Terry Brncic, Foster Brown, Benoit Burban, José Luís Camargo, Wendeson Castro, Carlos Céron, Sabina Cerruto Ribeiro, Victor Chama Moscoso, Jerôme Chave, Eric Chezeaux, Connie J. Clark, Fernanda Coelho de Souza, Murray Collins, James A. Comiskey, Fernando Cornejo Valverde, Massiel Corrales Medina, Lola da Costa, Martin Dančák, Greta C. Dargie, Stuart Davies, Nallaret Davila Cardozo, Thales de Haulleville, Marcelo Brilhante de Medeiros, Jhon del Aguila Pasquel, Géraldine Derroire, Anthony Di Fiore, Jean-Louis Doucet, Aurélie Dourdain, Vincent Droissart, Luisa Fernanda Duque, Romeo Ekoungoulou, Fernando Elias, Terry Erwin, Adriane Esquivel-Muelbert, Sophie Fauset, Joice Ferreira, Gerardo Flores Llampazo, Ernest Foli, Andrew Ford, Martin Gilpin, Jefferson S. Hall, Keith C. Hamer, Alan C. Hamilton, David J. Harris, Terese B. Hart, Radim Hédl, Bruno Herault, Rafael Herrera, Niro Higuchi, Annette Hladik, Eurídice Honorio Coronado, Isau Huamantupa-Chuquimaco, Walter Huaraca Huasco, Kathryn J. Jeffery, Eliana Jimenez-Rojas, Michelle Kalamandeen, Marie Noël Kamdem Djuikouo, Elizabeth Kearsley, Ricardo Keichi Umetsu, Lip Khoon Kho, Timothy Killeen, Kanehiro Kitayama, Bente Klitgaard, Alexander Koch, Nicolas Labrière, William Laurance, Susan Laurance, Miguel E. Leal, Aurora Levesley, Adriano J. N. Lima, Janvier Lisingo, Aline P. Lopes, Gabriela Lopez-Gonzalez, Tom Lovejoy, Jon C. Lovett, Richard Lowe, William E. Magnusson, Jagoba Malumbres-Olarte, Ângelo Gilberto Manzatto, Ben Hur Marimon, Andrew R. Marshall, Toby Marthews, Simone Matias de Almeida Reis, Colin Maycock, Karina Melgaço, Casimiro Mendoza, Faizah Metali, Vianet Mihindou, William Milliken, Edward T. A. Mitchard, Paulo S. Morandi, Hannah L. Mossman, Laszlo Nagy, Henrique Nascimento, David Neill, Reuben Nilus, Percy Núñez Vargas, Walter Palacios, Nadir Pallqui Camacho, Julie Peacock, Colin Pendry, Maria Cristina Peñuela Mora, Georgia C. Pickavance, John Pipoly, Nigel Pitman, Maureen Playfair, Lourens Poorter, John R. Poulsen, Axel Dalberg Poulsen, Richard Preziosi, Adriana Prieto, Richard B. Primack, Hirma Ramírez-Angulo, Jan Reitsma, Maxime Réjou-Méchain, Zorayda Restrepo Correa, Thaiane Rodrigues de Sousa, Lily Rodriguez Bayona, Anand Roopsind, Agustín Rudas, Ervan Rutishauser, Kamariah Abu Salim, Rafael P. Salomão, Juliana Schietti, Douglas Sheil, Richarlly C. Silva, Javier Silva Espejo, Camila Silva Valeria, Marcos Silveira, Murielle Simo-Droissart, Marcelo Fragomeni Simon, James Singh, Yahn Carlos Soto Shareva, Clement Stahl, Juliana Stropp, Rahayu Sukri, Terry Sunderland, Martin Svátek, Michael D. Swaine, Varun Swamy, Hermann Taedoumg, Joey Talbot, James Taplin, David Taylor, Hans ter Steege, John Terborgh, Raquel Thomas, Sean C. Thomas, Armando Torres-Lezama, Peter Umunay, Luis Valenzuela Gamarra, Geertje van der Heijden, Peter van der Hout, Peter van der Meer, Mark van Nieuwstadt, Hans Verbeeck, Ronald Vernimmen, Alberto Vicentini, Ima Célia Guimarães Vieira, Emilio Vilanova Torre, Jason Vleminckx, Vincent Vos, Ophelia Wang, Lee J. T. White, Simon Willcock, John T. Woods, Verginia Wortel, Kenneth Young, Roderick Zagt, Lise Zemagho, Pieter A. Zuidema, Joeri A. Zwerts, and Oliver L. Phillips
    Science, ISSN: 00368075, eISSN: 10959203, Volume: 368, Issue: 6493, Pages: 869-874, Published: 22 May 2020
    American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

  • Validation of Occurrence and Ecological Implication of Tropical Shads Tenualosa ilisha and T. toli (Teleostei: Clupeidae) in Bruneian and Malaysian Waters
    Azie Azri, Hussein Taha, Faizah Metali, Norhayati Ahmad, and Takaomi Arai
    Thalassas, ISSN: 02125919, Pages: 41-46, Published: 1 April 2020
    Springer Science and Business Media LLC

  • Identification of culturable petroleum-degrading bacteria and fungi from petroleum-contaminated sites in Brunei Darussalam
    Hussein Taha, Pooja Shivanand, De Hwa Khoo, Yumni Haziqah Mohammad, Nur Bazilah Afifah Matussin, and Faizah Metali
    Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part A Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering, ISSN: 10934529, eISSN: 15324117, Pages: 1542-1547, Published: 2020
    Informa UK Limited

  • Occurrence and ecological implication of a tropical anguillid eel, anguilla marmorata, in Brunei Darussalam, Borneo Island
    Nur Dhabita Zan, Ain Sarbini, Hussein Taha, Iy Vonne Tan, Azie Azri, Rafhiah Kahar, Faizah Metali, Norhayati Ahmad, and Takaomi Arai
    Zoologia, ISSN: 19844670, eISSN: 19844689, Pages: 1-7, Published: 2020
    Pensoft Publishers

  • Sex is determined by xy chromosomes across the radiation of dioecious nepenthes pitcher plants
    Mathias Scharmann, T. Ulmar Grafe, Faizah Metali, and Alex Widmer
    Evolution Letters, eISSN: 20563744, Pages: 586-597, Published: December 2019

  • Validation of occurrence of a tropical shad Tenualosa toli (Teleostei: Clupeidae) in Brunei Darussalam
    Nur Fathiah Yakup, Hussein Taha, Faizah Metali, Norhayati Ahmad, and Takaomi Arai
    Tropical Ecology, ISSN: 05643295, eISSN: 26618982, Pages: 299-302, Published: 1 June 2019
    Springer Science and Business Media LLC
  • Photosynthesis in co-occurring invasive Acacia spp. and native Bornean heath forest trees at the post-establishment invasion stage
    Quang-Vuong Le, Kushan Udayanga Tennakoon, Faizah Metali, and Rahayu Sukmaria Sukri
    Journal of Sustainable Forestry, ISSN: 10549811, eISSN: 1540756X, Pages: 230-243, Published: 3 April 2019
    Informa UK Limited
  • Allelopathic potential of invasive acacia holosericea on germination and growth of selected paddy varieties
    Mohammad Firdaus Suhaili, F. Metali, Rahayu Sukri and H. Taha
    Research on Crops, ISSN: 09723226, eISSN: 23487542, Pages: 236-242, Published: March 2019
    Gaurav Publications
  • Validation of occurrence of tropical shads, Tenualosa ilisha (Hamilton, 1822) and T. toli (Valenciennes, 1847) (Teleostei, Clupeidae), in Malaysian waters
    Amyzee Anak Roberd, Hussein Taha, Faizah Metali, Norhayati Ahmad, and Takaomi Arai
    Check List, eISSN: 1809127X, Pages: 65-69, Published: 2019
    Pensoft Publishers
  • Assessment of seedling abundance, survival and growth of two dipterocarp species in peat swamp forests of Brunei Darussalam
    H. Din, Nor Basirah Bakiri, Rahayu Sukri and F. Metali
    Biotropia, ISSN: 02156334, eISSN: 1907770X, Pages: 148-154, Published: 1 August 2018
    Seameo Biotrop
  • Field methods for sampling tree height for tropical forest biomass estimation
    Martin J. P. Sullivan, Simon L. Lewis, Wannes Hubau, Lan Qie, Timothy R. Baker, Lindsay F. Banin, Jerôme Chave, Aida Cuni‐Sanchez, Ted R. Feldpausch, Gabriela Lopez‐Gonzalez, Eric Arets, Peter Ashton, Jean‐François Bastin, Nicholas J. Berry, Jan Bogaert, Rene Boot, Francis Q. Brearley, Roel Brienen, David F. R. P. Burslem, Charles Canniere, Markéta Chudomelová, Martin Dančák, Corneille Ewango, Radim Hédl, Jon Lloyd, Jean‐Remy Makana, Yadvinder Malhi, Beatriz S. Marimon, Ben Hur Marimon Junior, Faizah Metali, Sam Moore, Laszlo Nagy, Percy Nuñez Vargas, Colin A. Pendry, Hirma Ramírez‐Angulo, Jan Reitsma, Ervan Rutishauser, Kamariah Abu Salim, Bonaventure Sonké, Rahayu S. Sukri, Terry Sunderland, Martin Svátek, Peter M. Umunay, Rodolfo Vasquez Martinez, Ronald R. E. Vernimmen, Emilio Vilanova Torre, Jason Vleminckx, Vincent Vos, and Oliver L. Phillips
    Methods in Ecology and Evolution, eISSN: 2041210X, Pages: 1179-1189, Published: May 2018
  • Phylogenetic classification of the world's tropical forests
    J. W. Ferry Slik, Janet Franklin, Víctor Arroyo-Rodríguez, Richard Field, Salomon Aguilar, Nikolay Aguirre, Jorge Ahumada, Shin-Ichiro Aiba, Luciana F. Alves, Anitha K, Andres Avella, Francisco Mora, Gerardo A. Aymard C., Selene Báez, Patricia Balvanera, Meredith L. Bastian, Jean-François Bastin, Peter J. Bellingham, Eduardo van den Berg, Polyanna da Conceição Bispo, Pascal Boeckx, Katrin Boehning-Gaese, Frans Bongers, Brad Boyle, Fabian Brambach, Francis Q. Brearley, Sandra Brown, Shauna-Lee Chai, Robin L. Chazdon, Shengbin Chen, Phourin Chhang, George Chuyong, Corneille Ewango, Indiana M. Coronado, Jurgi Cristóbal-Azkarate, Heike Culmsee, Kipiro Damas, H. S. Dattaraja, Priya Davidar, Saara J. DeWalt, Hazimah Din, Donald R. Drake, Alvaro Duque, Giselda Durigan, Karl Eichhorn, Eduardo Schmidt Eler, Tsutomu Enoki, Andreas Ensslin, Adandé Belarmain Fandohan, Nina Farwig, Kenneth J. Feeley, Markus Fischer, Olle Forshed, Queila Souza Garcia, Satish Chandra Garkoti, Thomas W. Gillespie, Jean-Francois Gillet, Christelle Gonmadje, Iñigo Granzow-de la Cerda, Daniel M. Griffith, James Grogan, Khalid Rehman Hakeem, David J. Harris, Rhett D. Harrison, Andy Hector, Andreas Hemp, Jürgen Homeier, M. Shah Hussain, Guillermo Ibarra-Manríquez, I. Faridah Hanum, Nobuo Imai, Patrick A. Jansen, Carlos Alfredo Joly, Shijo Joseph, Kuswata Kartawinata, Elizabeth Kearsley, Daniel L. Kelly, Michael Kessler, Timothy J. Killeen, Robert M. Kooyman, Yves Laumonier, Susan G. Laurance, William F. Laurance, Michael J. Lawes, Susan G. Letcher, Jeremy Lindsell, Jon Lovett, Jose Lozada, Xinghui Lu, Anne Mette Lykke, Khairil Bin Mahmud, Ni Putu Diana Mahayani, Asyraf Mansor, Andrew R. Marshall, Emanuel H. Martin, Darley Calderado Leal Matos, Jorge A. Meave, Felipe P. L. Melo, Zhofre Huberto Aguirre Mendoza, Faizah Metali, Vincent P. Medjibe, Jean Paul Metzger, Thiago Metzker, D. Mohandass, Miguel A. Munguía-Rosas, Rodrigo Muñoz, Eddy Nurtjahy, Eddie Lenza de Oliveira, Onrizal, Pia Parolin, Marc Parren, N. Parthasarathy, Ekananda Paudel, Rolando Perez, Eduardo A. Pérez-García, Ulf Pommer, Lourens Poorter, Lan Qie, Maria Teresa F. Piedade, José Roberto Rodrigues Pinto, Axel Dalberg Poulsen, John R. Poulsen, Jennifer S. Powers, Rama Chandra Prasad, Jean-Philippe Puyravaud, Orlando Rangel, Jan Reitsma, Diogo S. B. Rocha, Samir Rolim, Francesco Rovero, Andes Rozak, Kalle Ruokolainen, Ervan Rutishauser, Gemma Rutten, Mohd. Nizam Mohd. Said, Felipe Z. Saiter, Philippe Saner, Braulio Santos, João Roberto dos Santos, Swapan Kumar Sarker, Christine B. Schmitt, Jochen Schoengart, Mark Schulze, Douglas Sheil, Plinio Sist, Alexandre F. Souza, Wilson Roberto Spironello, Tereza Sposito, Robert Steinmetz, Tariq Stevart, Marcio Seiji Suganuma, Rahayu Sukri, Aisha Sultana, Raman Sukumar, Terry Sunderland, Supriyadi, H. S. Suresh, Eizi Suzuki, Marcelo Tabarelli, Jianwei Tang, Ed V. J. Tanner, Natalia Targhetta, Ida Theilade, Duncan Thomas, Jonathan Timberlake, Márcio de Morisson Valeriano, Johan van Valkenburg, Tran Van Do, Hoang Van Sam, John H. Vandermeer, Hans Verbeeck, Ole Reidar Vetaas, Victor Adekunle, Simone A. Vieira, Campbell O. Webb, Edward L. Webb, Timothy Whitfeld, Serge Wich, John Williams, Susan Wiser, Florian Wittmann, Xiaobo Yang, C. Yves Adou Yao, Sandra L. Yap, Rakan A. Zahawi, Rahmad Zakaria, and Runguo Zang
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, ISSN: 00278424, eISSN: 10916490, Volume: 115, Pages: 1837-1842, Published: 20 February 2018
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Erratum: Author Correction: Long-term carbon sink in Borneo's forests halted by drought and vulnerable to edges (Nature communications (2017) 8 1 (1966))
    Lan Qie, Simon L. Lewis, Martin J. P. Sullivan, Gabriela Lopez-Gonzalez, Georgia C. Pickavance, Terry Sunderland, Peter Ashton, Wannes Hubau, Kamariah Abu Salim, Shin-Ichiro Aiba, Lindsay F. Banin, Nicholas Berry, Francis Q. Brearley, David F. R. P. Burslem, Martin Dančák, Stuart J. Davies, Gabriella Fredriksson, Keith C. Hamer, Radim Hédl, Lip Khoon Kho, Kanehiro Kitayama, Haruni Krisnawati, Stanislav Lhota, Yadvinder Malhi, Colin Maycock, Faizah Metali, Edi Mirmanto, Laszlo Nagy, Reuben Nilus, Robert Ong, Colin A. Pendry, Axel Dalberg Poulsen, Richard B. Primack, Ervan Rutishauser, Ismayadi Samsoedin, Bernaulus Saragih, Plinio Sist, J. W. Ferry Slik, Rahayu Sukmaria Sukri, Martin Svátek, Sylvester Tan, Aiyen Tjoa, Mark van Nieuwstadt, Ronald R. E. Vernimmen, Ishak Yassir, Petra Susan Kidd, Muhammad Fitriadi, Nur Khalish Hafizhah Ideris, Rafizah Mat Serudin, Layla Syaznie Abdullah Lim, Muhammad Shahruney Saparudin, and Oliver L. Phillips
    Nature communications, eISSN: 20411723, Pages: 342, Published: 19 January 2018
    Springer Science and Business Media LLC
  • Long-term carbon sink in Borneo's forests halted by drought and vulnerable to edge effects
    Lan Qie, Simon L. Lewis, Martin J. P. Sullivan, Gabriela Lopez-Gonzalez, Georgia C. Pickavance, Terry Sunderland, Peter Ashton, Wannes Hubau, Kamariah Abu Salim, Shin-Ichiro Aiba, Lindsay F. Banin, Nicholas Berry, Francis Q. Brearley, David F. R. P. Burslem, Martin Dančák, Stuart J. Davies, Gabriella Fredriksson, Keith C. Hamer, Radim Hédl, Lip Khoon Kho, Kanehiro Kitayama, Haruni Krisnawati, Stanislav Lhota, Yadvinder Malhi, Colin Maycock, Faizah Metali, Edi Mirmanto, Laszlo Nagy, Reuben Nilus, Robert Ong, Colin A. Pendry, Axel Dalberg Poulsen, Richard B. Primack, Ervan Rutishauser, Ismayadi Samsoedin, Bernaulus Saragih, Plinio Sist, J. W. Ferry Slik, Rahayu Sukmaria Sukri, Martin Svátek, Sylvester Tan, Aiyen Tjoa, Mark van Nieuwstadt, Ronald R. E. Vernimmen, Ishak Yassir, Petra Susan Kidd, Muhammad Fitriadi, Nur Khalish Hafizhah Ideris, Rafizah Mat Serudin, Layla Syaznie Abdullah Lim, Muhammad Shahruney Saparudin, and Oliver L. Phillips
    Nature Communications, eISSN: 20411723, Published: 1 December 2017
    Springer Science and Business Media LLC
  • Thismia inconspicua (Thismiaceae), a new mycoheterotrophic species from Borneo
    MICHAL SOCHOR, RAHAYU SUKMARIA SUKRI, FAIZAH METALI, and MARTIN DANČÁK
    Phytotaxa, ISSN: 11793155, eISSN: 11793163, Volume: 295, Pages: 263-270, Published: 10 February 2017
    Magnolia Press
  • Effects of commercial plant hormones on the survival, rooting and growth of stem cuttings of an herbal tea plant, aidia racemosa
    F. Metali, N.D.Z. Awang Kamis, and H. Taha
    Research Journal of Medicinal Plant, ISSN: 18193455, eISSN: 21517924, Issue: 6-7, Pages: 414-419, Published: 15 September 2016
    Science Alert
  • Germination and growth of selected tropical pioneers in brunei darussalam: Effects of temperature and seed size
    F. Metali and N.M.J. Manjul
    Research Journal of Seed Science, ISSN: 18193552, eISSN: 21516146, Pages: 48-53, Published: 15 June 2016
    Science Alert
  • Host specific variation in photosynthesis of an obligate xylem-tapping mistletoe Dendrophthoe curvata in a Bornean heath forest
    Quang-Vuong Le, Kushan U. Tennakoon, Faizah Metali, Linda B. L. Lim, and Jay F. Bolin
    Nordic Journal of Botany, ISSN: 0107055X, eISSN: 17561051, Pages: 235-243, Published: 1 April 2016
  • Ecophysiological responses of mistletoe Dendrophthoe curvata (Loranthaceae) to varying environmental parameters
    Journal of Tropical Forest Science, ISSN: 01281283, Pages: 59-67, Published: 2016
  • Impact of Cuscuta australis infection on the photosynthesis of the invasive host, Mikania micrantha, under drought condition
    Quang-Vuong Le, Kushan U. Tennakoon, Faizah Metali, Linda B.L. Lim, and Jay F. Bolin
    Weed Biology and Management, ISSN: 14446162, eISSN: 14456664, Pages: 138-146, Published: 1 December 2015

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

1. Sullivan MJP et al. 2020. Long-term thermal sensitivity of Earth's tropical forests. Science, 368 (6493): 869-874. http://doi.org/10.1126/science.aaw7578
2. Ibrahim MH et al. 2020. Photosynthetic responses of invasive Acacia mangium and co-existing native heath forest species to elevated temperature and CO2 concentrations. Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1080/10549811.2020.1792317
3. Kobrlová L et al. 2020. Application of glycerol-preserved nuclei protocol for genome size estimation in the field conditions of a tropical rainforest. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 306(73). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00606-020-01702-7
4. Zan ND et al. 2020. Occurrence and ecological implication of a tropical anguillid eel, Anguilla marmorata, in Brunei Darussalam, Borneo Island. Zoologia, 37: 1-7. https://doi.org/10.3897/zoologia.37.e39468

TOP PUBLICATIONS

1. Faizah M, Kamariah AS, Tennakoon K & Burslem DFRP. 2015. Controls on foliar nutrient and Al concentrations in a tropical tree flora: phylogeny, soil chemistry and interactions among elements. New Phytologist, 205(1): 280-292. doi: 10.1111/nph.12987
2. Faizah M, Kamariah AS & Burslem DFRP. 2012. Evidence of foliar aluminium accumulation in local, regional and global datasets of wild plants. New Phytologist, 193(3): 637-649. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03965.x
3. Dančák M, Hroneš M, Sochor M, Kobrlová L, Hédl R, Hrázský Z, Vildomcová A, Sukri RS & Faizah M. 2013. A new species of Thismia (Thismiaceae) from Brunei Darussalam, Borneo. Phytotaxa, 125(1): 33-39.
4. Qie L, Lewis SL, Sullivan MJP, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Pickavance GC, Sunderland T, Ashton P, Hubau W, Abdullah Lim LS, Abu Salim K, Aiba SI, Banin LF, Berry N, Brearley F, Burslem B, Dančák M, Davies SJ, Fitriadi M, Fredriksson G, Hamer KC, Hedl R, Ideris KH, Kho LK, Kidd P, Kitayama K, Krisnawati H, Lhota S, Malhi Y, Maycock C, Faizah M, Mirmanto E, Nagy L, Nilus R, Ong R, Pendry C, Poulsen AD, Primack RB, Rutishauser E, Samsoedin I, Saparudin MS, Saragih B, Serudin R, Sist P, Slik JWF, Sukri RS, Svátek M, Tan s, Tjoa A, van Nieuwstadt M, Vernimmen RRE, Yassir I & Phillips OL. A long-term carbon sinks in Borneo’s forests, halted by drought and vulnerable to edges. 2018. Nature Communications, 8(1): 1966, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01997-0.
5. Slik JWF et al. 2018. Phylogenetic classification of the world’s tropical forests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 115 (8): 1837-1842. doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1714977115
6. Sullivan M, Lewis SL, Hubau W, Qie L, Baker TR, Banin LF, Chave J, Sanchez AC, Feldpausch TR, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Arets E, Ashton P, Bastin JF, Berry NJ, Bogaert J, Boot R, Brearley FQ, Brienen R, Burslem DFRP, Chudomelová M, Dančák M, Canniere CD, Hedl R, Lloyd J, Malhi Y, Marimon BS, Marimon Junior BS, Faizah M, Moore S, Nagy L, Vargas PN, Pendry C, Hirma Ramírez-Angulo H, Reitsma J, Rutishauser E, Abu Salim K, Sonké B, Sukri RS, Sunderland T, Svátek M, Umunay PM, Martinez RV, Vernimmen RRE, Torre EV, Vleminckx J, Vos V & Phillips OL. 2018. Field methods for sampling tree height for tropical forest biomass estimation. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 9(5):1179-1189.

GRANT DETAILS

19. Have external grants from SMART-MIT and KU for 2-3 years
18. Herbal Research Grant, Grant Number: UBD/RSCH/URCMIG/1.0/2019/003, Project Title: Microbial Induction of Agarwood, Role: Investigator with Dr Pooja Shivanand as PI (ongoing)
17. FOS FIC Research Grant, Grant Number: UBD/RSCH/1.11/RG/2018/005 , Project Title: Impact of exotic Acacia on soil properties and nutrient cycling processes in three contrasting forest types in Brunei Darussalam, Role: Co-PI with Dr Rahayu Sukri (ongoing)
16. FOS FIC Research Grant, Grant Number: UBD/RSCH/1.11/RG/2018/006, Project Title: Study on the migration pathways of heavy metals in vegetables via the application of fertilisers, Project Title: , Role: Co-PI with Dr Lim Lee Hoon (ongoing)
15. FOS FIC Research Grant, Grant Number: UBD/RSCH/1.11/RG/2018/001, Project Title: The Establishment of Brunei Heart of Borneo (HoB) 25-ha Permanent Forest Dynamics Plot at Kuala Belalong For Long Term Monitoring of Climate Change Impacts on Forests of Brunei Darussalam, Role: Co-PI with Rosyzie Anna Hj Apong (ongoing).
14. IBER FIC Research Grant, Grant Number: UBD/RSCH/1.4/RG/2018/005, Project Title: Ecophysiology of Hemiparasitic Vine, Cassytha filiformis L. : Host-parasite Interactions, Role: Co-PI with Hjh Roshanizah Hj Rosli (IBER) (Research is ongoing but grant has ended).
13. IBER FIC Research Grant, Grant Number: UBD/RSCH/1.4/RG/2018/003, Project Title: Rehabilitation and Management of Degraded Heath and Peat Swamp Forests in Brunei Darussalam , Role: Co-PI with Dr Rahayu Sukri (Research is ongoing but grant has ended)
12. IBER FIC Research Grant, Grant Number: UBD/RSCH/1.4/RG/2018/004, Project Title: IBER Tropical Forest Dynamics Plot Network , Role: Co-PI with Dr Rahayu Sukri (Research is ongoing but grant has ended)
11. Competitive Research Grant (CRG), Grant Number: UBD/OVACRI/CRGWG(008)/170401, Project Title: Plant conservation in a human-influenced landscape of Brunei Darussalam,
Role: Investigator with Dr Daniele Cicuzza as Principal Investigator (ongoing)
10. Competitive Research Grant (CRG), Grant Number: UBD/OVACRI/CRGWG(010)/170501, Project Title: Studying the microbial diversity in Brunei for applications in bioremediation and biotechnology, Role: Investigator with Dr Pooja Shivanand as Principal Investigator (ongoing)
9. Competitive Research Grant (CRG), Grant Number: UBD/OVACRI/CRGWG(013)/170601), Project Title: The diversity of seaweeds in Brunei Darussalam and the search of useful substances towards commercialization, Role: Investigator with Dr Yasuaki Tanaka as Principal Investigator (ongoing)
8. Competitive Research Grant (CRG), Grant Number: UBD/OVACRI/CRGWG(003)/161101), Project Title: Life history, migration and human risk assessment in commercial fishes in Brunei and its adjacent waters to understand the diversity of habitat use and the sustainable use of fishery resources, Role: Investigator with Prof Takaomi Arai as Principal Investigator (ongoing)
7. BRC, Grant Number: UBD/AVC-RI/1.21.2/BRC, Project Title: A multifaceted investigation of the spread of exotic Acacia species into native habitats within Brunei Darussalam: Understanding the causes of, and management strategies for, these invasive species, Role: Investigator with Dr Rahayu Sukri as Principal Investigator (completed)
6. UBD-CTFS 25-ha Forest Dynamics at the KBFSC, Project Title: Monitoring climate change impacts on Brunei’s unique rain forests, Role: PI (ongoing)
5. URG, Grant Number: UBD/PNC2/2/RG/1(292), Project Title: Controls of foliar nutrient and aluminium concentrations in a tropical tree flora: phylogeny, soil chemistry and interaction among elements, Role: PI (completed)
4. URG, Grant Number: UBD/PNC2/2/RG/1(248), Project Title: A preliminary study of the allelopathic potential of Acacia spp. on the germination and seedling growth of selected native plant species in Brunei Darussalam, Role: PI (completed)
3. URG, Grant Number: UBD/PNC2/2/RG/1(267), Project Title: Influence of Invasion by exotic plants on soil properties across vegetation zones in the Galapagos Islands, Role: PI (completed)
2. International grant, Grant Number: AKECU (ASEAN-KOREA Environmental Cooperation Unit), Project Title: : A preliminary investigation on the use of native tree species to rehabilitate degraded heath (kerangas and kerapah) and peat swamp forests in Brunei Darussalam, Role: Co-PI with Dr Rahayu Sukri (completed)
1. International grant, Grant Number: AKECU (ASEAN-KOREA Environmental Cooperation Unit), Project Title: Assessment of potential native tree and shrub species to rehabilitate degraded heath (Kerangas and Kerapah) forests and Peat Swamp Forests in Brunei Darussalam, Role: Co-PI with Dr Rahayu Sukri (completed)

CONSULTANCY

A member of the Monitoring Committee evaluating progression of R&D projects under Brunei Research Incentive Scheme Grant (“BRISc”) funded by Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB) (Oct 2015-2016)

Industry, Institute, or Organisation Collaboration

1. Collaboration with researchers from various universities and institutions in Malaysia, US, UK, Czech, Australia, China, Korea, Germany, Switzerland, Singapore, Kenya and Japan.
2. Collaboration with the ASEAN-KOREA Environmental Cooperation Project (AKECOP), Forestry Department, BLNG and Wetland International (WI) for the rehabilitation of heath and peat swamp forests in Brunei Darussalam (2014-ongoing).
3. Collaboration with the Department of Forestry and Biodiversity Research and Innovation Centre, Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism on the agarwood project and a number of research projects in different forest types in Brunei (ongoing).

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

1. Have conducted fieldwork in various forest types in Brunei Darussalam.
2. Have attended research meetings and conducted a research project in the Galapagos Islands (San Cristobal and Isabela Islands), Ecuador.
3. Have participated in a residential course in the Millennium Seed Bank, the Kew Gardens, UK.
4. Have participated in a lab training in plant and soil analysis in Soil and Water Analysis Lab, National Instrumentation Center for Environmental Management (NICEM) at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) in Seoul National University.