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. In 2011, she obtained a PhD in Plant and Soil Sciences from the University of Aberdeen. 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 umbrella of forest, plant and soil sciences, such as plant and soil mineral nutrients in different tropical forest ecosystems, tropical rainforest diversity, dynamics, conservation and rehabilitation, ecophysiology of tropical plants, invasive plants and parasitic plants, peat swamp forest ecosystem, microbial induction of Agarwood trees, migration of heavy metals in soils and plants, biochar as a soil amendment and fertilizers and seaweeds as fertilizers. She holds several UBD and external research grants. She offers modules related to biodiversity and, plant and soil science to both Unibridge and undergraduate students.

EDUCATION

1. BSc Education (Universiti Brunei Darussalam): 1998-2002
2. MSc in Plant Conservation (Seed Banking) with Distinction (University of Sussex, Brighton, UK): 2003-2004
3. PhD in Plant and Soil Sciences (University of Aberdeen, Scotland): 2007-2010

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Plant & Soil Sciences particularly in the following areas:
1. Soil and plant nutrients, including Al accumulation in plants and soils, 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 diversity, dynamics, conservation and rehabilitation
3. Ecophysiology of tropical plants, invasive plants and parasitic plants
4. Peat swamp forest ecosystems
5. Microbial induction of Agarwood trees

FUTURE PROJECTS

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


Applications Invited
28

Scopus Publications

417

Google Scholar Citations

11

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Scopus Publications

  • 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

  • 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 Droissant, 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 (New York, N.Y.), eISSN: 10959203, Volume: 368, Issue: 6493, Pages: 869-874, Published: 22 May 2020

  • 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

  • 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, Published: 2020

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Allelopathic potential of invasive acacia holosericea on germination and growth of selected paddy varieties
    Research on Crops, ISSN: 09723226, eISSN: 23487542, Pages: 236-242, Published: March 2019

  • 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

  • Assessment of seedling abundance, survival and growth of two dipterocarp species in peat swamp forests of Brunei Darussalam
    H. H. Mohd Din, Nor Basirah Bakiri, Rahayu Sukmaria Sukri and Faizah Metali

    Biotropia, ISSN: 02156334, eISSN: 1907770X, Pages: 148-154, Published: 1 August 2018

  • 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 de 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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



  • Tree diversity and community composition of the tutong white sands, Brunei darussalam: A rare tropical heath forest ecosystem
    Hazimah Din, Faizah Metali, and Rahayu Sukmaria Sukri

    International Journal of Ecology, ISSN: 16879708, eISSN: 16879716, Volume: 2015, Published: 2015

  • Controls on foliar nutrient and aluminium concentrations in a tropical tree flora: Phylogeny, soil chemistry and interactions among elements
    Faizah Metali, Kamariah Abu Salim, Kushan Tennakoon, and David F. R. P. Burslem

    New Phytologist, ISSN: 0028646X, eISSN: 14698137, Volume: 205, Pages: 280-292, Published: 1 January 2015

  • Thismia brunneomitra, another new species of Thismia (Thismiaceae) from Ulu Temburong, Brunei Darussalam
    Michal Hroneš, Lucie Kobrlová, Vojtěch Taraška, Ondřej Popelka, Radim Hédl, Rahayu Sukmaria Sukri, Faizah Metali, and Martin Dančák

    Phytotaxa, ISSN: 11793155, eISSN: 11793163, Volume: 234, Pages: 172-178, Published: 13 November 2015

  • Allelopathic effects of invasive Acacia mangium on germination and growth of local paddy varieties
    F. Metali and N.A.N. Ismail

    Journal of Agronomy, ISSN: 18125379, eISSN: 18125417, Pages: 158-168, Published: 2014

  • A new species of Thismia (Thismiaceae) from Brunei Darussalam, Borneo
    Martin Dančák, Michal Hroneš, Michal Sochor, Lucie Kobrlova, Radim Hédl, Záboj Hrázský, Anna Vildomcová, Rahayu Sukmaria Sukri, and Faizah Metali

    Phytotaxa, ISSN: 11793155, eISSN: 11793163, Volume: 125, Pages: 33-39, Published: 2013

  • Evidence of foliar aluminium accumulation in local, regional and global datasets of wild plants
    Faizah Metali, Kamariah A. Salim, and David F. R. P. Burslem

    New Phytologist, ISSN: 0028646X, eISSN: 14698137, Volume: 193, Pages: 637-649, Published: February 2012

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.