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On behalf of the Mahathir Science Award Foundation (MSAF), the Academy of Sciences Malaysia is pleased to invite nominations for the 2023 Mahathir Science Award. The Mahathir Science Award recognises the best contributions and innovations towards solving problems of the tropics through science and technology. 

The MSAF is pleased to announce that the Call for Nominations for the 2023 Mahathir Science Award is now OPEN for the TROPICAL AGRICULTURE and TROPICAL ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING categories. The 2023 Mahathir Science Award recipient will receive a prize of USD100, 000, a gold medal and a certificate. Nominees can be individuals, groups of no more than three, or organisations. 

Nominators must complete the nomination form, submit all required documents on the checklist, and return it via email to award@msafoundation.org. Self-nominations will not be accepted. NOMINATION SUBMISSION CLOSES ON 1 MARCH 2023. The invitation letter and nomination form are attached.  

We hope to be able to recognise remarkable contributions through the Award to promote advancement in tropical sciences further. For this to be achieved, we seek your kind cooperation to disseminate information on the Award to your network, furthering our reach to ensure no contribution is overlooked.

For further enquiries, don't hesitate to get in touch with the Mahathir Science Award secretariat at award@msa-foundation.org or visit http://msafoundation.org/how-to-nominate/.


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