Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) and Universiti Malaya (UM) Master degree students emerged as joint-winners of the 2nd Outstanding Technopreneur Competition 2013 under the Young Intellectual Category. The Competition which was organized by Malaysian Scientific Association and WENCOM Career Consultancy and began in 2012 is one which provides career development for Science and Technology students with entrepreneurial potential.
Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment was announced in October 2011, by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Najib Razak. The aim of the grant is to allow deserving Malaysians between ages of 22 to 35 to engage in short term collaborative projects of up to 3 months at an internationally-recognised host institution.
Since 1999, MIT Technology Review, the world’s oldest and most respected technology publication, has identified the top young innovators under the age of 35. The search is on for 10 individuals from Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand whose superb technical work promises to change the world. The goal is to recognize the development of new technology or the creative application of existing technologies to solve problems.
The 5th Technopreneurship & Innovation Symposium and Exhibition (TISE) 2013 is now open for registration. This year, it will be held at Tunku Abdul Rahman University College, Setapak, Kuala Lumpur on the 6th and 7th of October.
The International AIDS Society (IAS) and National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) Research Fellowship is a fellowship programme established in 2009 to promote research in drug use and HIV. One of the recipients of this year’s fellowship award is Dr Sin How Lim, a postdoctoral researcher from the University of Malaya. Scientific Malaysian News Editor, Azilleo Kristo Mozihim had the opportunity to speak to him at the IAS 2013 conference in Kuala Lumpur.
L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science National Fellowship is now open for Malaysian women researchers under the age of 35 years, who are PhD holders or currently pursuing research study in the field of Material Sciences. A financial assistance of RM20,000 each will be granted to 3 young female researchers.
The Society in Science Fellowship 2013 is now open for application. The Society in Science Fellowship has a fresh approach to research, offering junior scientists throughout the world a generous personal grant of up to five years to pursue novel scientific projects. Founded in 2002 by the late Swiss entrepreneur, Dr. Branco Weiss, the aim of this fellowship is to provide researchers a platform to extend their scientific work in the natural sciences and engineering.
The 4th Technopreneurship & Innovation Symposium & Exhibition (TISE) 2012, organised by the Malaysian Scientific Association (MSA) and WENCOM Career Consultancy (WENCOM) will be held on 21st and 22nd of October 2012 at Technology Park Malaysia (TPM), Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur. In conjunction with the TISE event, MSA and WENCOME are also organising the “100 Best Technopreneur Competition”.
This year, L’Oréal Malaysia marks its 7th year of providing encouragement, support and recognition to women in the field of science through it national awards…
Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak at the Dewan Filharmonik Petronas yesterday, launched a study abroad grant called the Merdeka Award Grant…