Dk. Dr. Noor Hasharina bte Pg. Haji Hassan
Bachelor of Arts (BA Hons.) Major: Geography, Minor: Sociology
Masters of Arts (MSc.) in Urban Economy and Culture (University of Southampton, UK)
PhD in Geography (University of Southampton, UK)
Dk Dr Noor Hasharina began her career as a tutor at Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UBD, 2004 after graduating with a first class HA (hons) degree from UBD. In October 2004, she was sent to do her Masters at University of Southampton doing urban studies for a year and found expanded her interest in Geographies of Consumption. She became a lecturer in geography end of 2005 and went on to do her PhD. She graduated with a PhD from Southampton in 2011 and is currently working in Geography and Development and Environmental Studies programmes.
Dk Dr. Noor Hasharina is also involved in research relating to housing in Brunei and worked with a few colleagues in the Geography and Development and Environmental Studies programmes on Vertical Living in Brunei and has interest in starting researches on new urban economies in Brunei and sustainable consumerism. In 2011, she presented a paper on Vertical Living in Brunei Darussalam in the EAROPH Regional Planning Conference held by Town and Country Planning, Brunei Darussalam. She was also involved in a few stakeholders meetings conducted by BEDB, Brunei Darussalam.
- Economy and Society of Brunei Darussalam
- Geographies of Consumption
- Research Methods in Geography
- Place, Cultures and Identity
- Urban Economy and Culture
- Financial Networks and Intermediaries
- Social Welfare and Exclusion
Her research interests are mainly in the fields of human geography, in particular relatively new areas of economic geography i.e. consumption and financial geography where there is a dearth of literature such as in consumers’ access to and exclusion from financial networks, financial structures and cultural intermediaries affecting people’s financialisation and consumption, and varying financialisation cultures across geographies and time.
Dr. Dk Noor Hasharina is also interested in other aspects of economic and social/cultural geography such as examining different and new spaces of consumption, consumption and identity, urban sustainable consumption as well as urban consumers and social welfare especially problems of indebtedness and excessive materialism. Other areas of interest include urbanism, urban economies and urban competitiveness including promoting sustainable cities and creative industries.
- Dk Noor Hasharina Pg Hassan (2002) Busing system in Brunei Darussalam. Unpublished research project for Universiti Brunei Darussalam.
- Wood, A., Malai Ayla Surya Malai Hj Abdullah, Fanselow, F., & Hasharina Hassan: UBD-funded research project:UBD/GSR/S&T/20: The Public Understanding of Science in Brunei Darussalam. (on-going)
Yong, G. Y. V., & Noor Hasharina H. H. (2008). Strategies for Ecotourism: Working with Globalization. Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 8, 35-52. (PDF version)
Noor Hasharina Hassan, Yong, G., Izni Azrein Noor Azalie, Khairunnisa Ibrahim, & Hairuni Ali Maricar (2011). Cultural consideration in vertical living in Brunei Darussalam. Paper presented at the 44th EAROPH Regional Planning Conference, Managing Urban Growth: Challenges for Small Cities, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam, November 2011.
Dk Noor Hasharina Pg Hj Hassan (2010). Financialisation in Brunei Darussalam. Conference paper presented at the “Global recession, local impacts” session for the Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers Annual International Conference in London on 2nd September 2010 at Queen Mary, University of London.
Dk Noor Hasharina Pg Hj Hassan (2010). Everyday financialisation in Brunei Darussalam. Poster presentation at the Annual Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics (FESM) Poster Presentation at University of Southampton.
Dk Noor Hasharina Pg Hj Hassan (2009). Financialisation in Brunei Darussalam. Conference paper presented at the Annual Graduate School Conference at School of Geography, University of Southampton.
Dk Noor Hasharina Pg Hj Hassan (2008). Consumption, Debts and Savings in Brunei Darussalam. Conference paper presented at the Annual Graduate School Conference at School of Geography, University of Southampton.
Dk Noor Hasharina Bte Pg Hj Hassan (2011). Everyday finances and consumption in Brunei Darussalam. PhD thesis, University of Southampton
Dk Noor Hashrina Pg Hassan (2005) Luxury goods, youth consumption and identity in Brunei Darussalam. M.A. thesis (unpublished), University of Southampton.