The Mahathir Science Award is a recognition for the best scientific breakthrough in solving the problems of the tropics. The Award has for categories, namely:
Tropical Architecture and Engineering
Tropical Natural Resources
The selection of Award winner is based on the scientific breakthroughs, 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.
From among the four categories, two categories are rotated yearly. The Call for Nomination is now open for the Tropical Medicine and Tropical Natural Resources categories. Nomination submission closes on 31 October 2019.
The merits of the nominee will be assessed based on the materials which are being provided by the nominator and responses to the questions in the nomination form. It is essential that the nominator attaches to the form all background information about the nominee and evidence of contribution that merits consideration for this award. A complete nomination form must consist:
Recent photograph (in high-resolution, not less than 1MB)
List of honours and awards
List of product/services commercialised
List of publications and patent (granted and pending)
Letter of referral (at least two (2) letters of referral to support the nomination)
Supporting document (newspaper clipping, media announcement, etc)
SELF NOMINATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
For the full call details, or to apply, visit the call webpage.