Press Releases

L’Oréal-UNESCO honours three outstanding Malaysian women scientists in annual award

L’Oréal-UNESCO honours three outstanding Malaysian women scientists in annual award

Three women scientists in Malaysia has won the coveted L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship recently for research that tackles global challenges while potentially saving the lives of millions.

Science, technology and innovation community comes together at Newton-Ungku Omar Fund Open Day

Science, technology and innovation community comes together at Newton-Ungku Omar Fund Open Day

Newly extended Newton-Ungku Omar Fund paving way for greater UK-Malaysia collaborations.

Running HOT & COLD towards ending AIDS

Running HOT & COLD towards ending AIDS

Two Malaysian AIDS Foundation Red Ribbon Youth Club advocates battled heat strokes and frostbites to inspire young Malaysians in the fight to end AIDS.

Press Release: Citizen scientists to discover new species on Borneo

Press Release: Citizen scientists to discover new species on Borneo

A new organisation, Taxon Expeditions organises expeditions for non-biologists in Malaysian Borneo. But unlike other ecotourism outfits, the participants are guided by international experts through all the steps of real scientific research. Together, they discover, name, and publish completely new species of wild animals.

News: University of Sheffield launches partnership with Malaysia

News: University of Sheffield launches partnership with Malaysia

The University of Sheffield’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Keith Burnett will this week (4 – 11 April 2016) visit Singapore and Malaysia. A key focus of the trip will be to learn more about the region’s strengths in science, engineering and economic growth – meeting with a number of leading scientists, industrialists and educational leaders – and to launch the University’s Kuala Lumpur office.

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.

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship 2015

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship 2015

The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science National Fellowship is now open for application. This fellowship will be awarded to Malaysian women researchers under the age of 40 years, who are PhD holders or currently pursuing research studies in any scientific fields. A total of three outstanding female scientists in Malaysia will be granted a fellowship worth RM 30,000 each.

Professor Dr. Adeeba Kamarulzaman conferred Honorary Doctorate by Monash University

Professor Dr. Adeeba Kamarulzaman conferred Honorary Doctorate by Monash University

Dean of Faculty of Medicine is recognised for her contributions to infectious disease research; joins the ranks of world-renowned leaders.