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ASEAN-US SCIENCE PRIZE FOR WOMEN APPLICATION !

Greetings from the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM).

 

APPLICATION FOR 2018 ASEAN-US SCIENCE PRIZE FOR WOMEN

 

The United States Government, in partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Underwriters Laboratories (UL), is calling for applications for the 2018 ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women . This Prize aims to strengthen ASEAN science and technology capacity and gender equality and improvement. The theme this year is “Precision Agriculture”.

 

In relation to this, we seek YBhg Professor/ Associate Professor/ Dr’s kind assistance and cooperation to disseminate this information / nominate the most suitable individual from Malaysia who has been working at the intersection of agriculture, digital tools, technology, and data to help smallholder farmers:

 

  • Improve and economize farming practices
  • Increase agricultural outputs and livelihoods
  • Create sustainability and improve environmental standards
  • Adapt to shocks and stressors related to farming in volatile climates

 

The individual should be:

 

  • Female professional working in applied science
  • Citizen and resident of an ASEAN member state (ASEAN member states include: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam)
  • Holder of a PhD or equivalent degree
  • 40 years of age or younger at the time of submission
  • Expert/practitioner in this year’s theme of precision agriculture

 

Attached herewith are the Information on the 2018 ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women, together with the application form for YBhg Professor/ Associate Professor/ Dr’s reference and further action. Kindly read the Information on the 2018 ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women first.

 

Completed application forms with the curriculum vitae can be via email to wani@akademisains.gov.my before 25 April 2018 (Wednesday). This is to enable the nominations to be forwarded to the ASM Science Awards Steering Committee for screening process prior to the submission to the award administrator before 6 May 2018.

Forms

Guidelines

Website

 

For any further inquiry or information regarding the prize, YBhg Professor/ Associate Professor/ Dr may contact Ms Syazwani Ramli (Executive of STI Strategic Programme Unit), ASM at (Tel: 03-6203 0633 or email: wani@akademisains.gov.my).

 

Date of Input: 17/04/2018 | Updated: 27/09/2018 | haikal

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