Author: Scientific Malaysian

Competition: National Science Challenge 2016

Competition: National Science Challenge 2016

National Science Challenge (NSC) 2016 is now open for registration. NSC is an annual science competition targeted to Form 4 students nationwide, who will stand a chance to win a study visit to Stockholm, Sweden to witness the annual Nobel Prize ceremony.

Event: Wild Wildlife with Tenok and Friends

Event: Wild Wildlife with Tenok and Friends

In conjunction with the month of the ‘2016 World Tapir Day’, the Malaysian Heritage and History Club (MHHC) will be organising an event, Wild Wildlife with Tenok and Friends, on 2nd April 2016 (Saturday) at Badan Warisan Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur).

Ask Me Anything (AMA) session: Dr Betty Kim Lee Sim

Ask Me Anything (AMA) session: Dr Betty Kim Lee Sim

From March 1 to 13, Scientific Malaysian will be organising our very first Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on our platform with Dr. Betty Kim Lee Sim, Founder of Protein Potential LLC and Executive Vice President of Process Development and Manufacturing at Sanaria Incorporated. Throughout this AMA session, registered members of Scientific Malaysian will have the opportunity to post questions to Dr. Sim via our online discussion platform.

Grant: Dengue Tech Challenge 2016

Grant: Dengue Tech Challenge 2016

The Dengue Tech Challenge 2016 aims to support proposals for collaborative projects that bring together experts from Malaysia and the United Kingdom to focus on commercialisation of dengue-related research and products in Malaysia. The total fund pledged by PlaTCOM Ventures for Malaysian Principal Applicants from winning teams through the High Impact Programme 2 is RM 3 million, whilst the total fund pledged by the British Council for UK Principal Applicants from winning teams through the Newton-Ungku Omar Fund is GBP 500,000.

Event Report: 1st Malaysia Zebrafish Disease Model Workshop 2015

Event Report: 1st Malaysia Zebrafish Disease Model Workshop 2015

Cancer Research Malaysia, together with University of Malaya (UM) and Monash University Malaysia jointly initiated the 1st Malaysia Zebrafish Disease Model Workshop on 11 and 12 November 2015. The 2-day workshop was held in Subang Jaya, Selangor and was attended by nearly 70 scientists from prominent local universities and scientific institutes.

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award Malaysia 2015

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award Malaysia 2015

For the last 10 years in Malaysia, it has been L’Oréal’s long term commitment to accelerate the advancement of women in science that will serve as an inspiration for the future generations to come. Since its inception in 2006, the program has awarded and provided over RM700,000 research grants to 35 outstanding women scientists and will continue to change the numbers in Malaysia.

Conference: International Conference on Beneficial Microbes 2016 (ICOBM-2), Thailand

Conference: International Conference on Beneficial Microbes 2016 (ICOBM-2), Thailand

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia is proud to collaborate with King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand in organizing ICOBM-2 with the aim to bring together and provide a platform for interaction and exchanging research ideas among experts from various fields of beneficial microorganisms.

Grant: Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment 2016

Grant: Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment 2016

The Merdeka Award Secretariat is pleased to announce that the closing date for applications for the 2016 Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment has been extended to Monday, February 29, 2016.