Monday, February 25, 2008

Mahathir Science Award for 2008

Thanks to a blog reader who sent me this link from The Star . It is quoted fully below.

The Academy of Sciences Malaysia is inviting nominations for the Mahathir Science Award for 2008.

This award is bestowed on any scientist, institution or organisation worldwide in recognition of contributions and innovations towards solving problems in the tropics through science and technology.

The categories for the award are Tropical Medicine, Tropical Agriculture, Tropical Architecture and Engineering as well as Tropical Natural Resources.

One award will be conferred each year, covering any of the four fields. The prize is RM100,000, a gold medal and a certificate.

The deadline for submission is March 31. For details, call 03-2694 9898.

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