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CALL FOR NOMINATION 2021 MAHATHIR SCIENCE AWARD

 

CALL FOR NOMINATION 2021 MAHATHIR SCIENCE AWARD


The Mahathir Science Award Foundation (MSAF) is pleased to invite nominations for the 2021 Mahathir Science Award.

The Mahathir Science Award recognises the best contributions and innovations towards solving problems of the tropics through science and technology. The award is conferred to individuals, groups of not more than 3 individuals, and institutions worldwide who have made significant and internationally recognised contributions in four categories of tropical science, namely: 

  • Tropical Agriculture
  • Tropical Architecture and Engineering
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Tropical Natural Resources

From among the four categories, two categories are rotated yearly.
The selection of the Award winner is based on the scientific contribution, originality of work, impact and its significance in solving the problems of the tropics by improving the quality of life and contributing to the region’s prosperity.

MSAF is pleased to announce that the call for nominations for the Mahathir Science Award is now open for the Tropical Agriculture and Tropical Architecture and Engineering categories. Nomination submission closes on 30 December 2020.

The recipient of the 2021 Mahathir Science Award will receive a prize of USD100, 000, a gold medal and a certificate. In receiving the award, the winner(s) will also cooperate with MSAF to promote the tropical sciences through engagement sessions.

The nominees will be assessed based on the materials provided by nominators and the responses to the questions in the nomination form here https://www.dropbox.com/sh/nj5r8vq3id2nhnd/AAAgDSRRWIj83OIoMEO7snWba?dl=0. It is essential that nominators attach to the form all background information about the nominee and evidence of contribution that merits consideration for this award. The form should be sent by return via email to award@msa-foundation.org

We would like to invite qualified individuals from your institution to submit nominations for the Award. We hope to be able to recognize remarkable contributions through the Award to further promote advancement in the tropical sciences. For this to be achieved, we seek your kind cooperation to disseminate information on the Award to your network, furthering our reach to ensure that no contribution is overlooked.

For further information, please contact us at award@msa-foundation.org or visit our website http://msa-foundation.org/ 

Date of Input: 05/08/2020 | Updated: 05/08/2020 | engkuliyana

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