Science, Technology and Life

This essay was written by Muhammad Dannish Lian bin Harrisson Amat who is currently a student at Sekolah Menengah Sains Kuching Sarawak. His essay was selected as the 3rd place winner of English category of the 2022 Science for Youth Global Essay Competition held by the Mahathir Science Award Foundation. In this competition, participants were asked, “How…

Krisis Yang Dihadapi Penduduk Kawasan Tropika

This essay was written by Lee Hui Ming who is currently a student at SMJK Chan Wa Seremban. Her essay was selected as the 1st place winner of Bahasa Melayu category of the 2022 Science for Youth Global Essay Competition held by the Mahathir Science Award Foundation. In this competition, participants were asked, “How can science and…

The Tropics: A Utopia in Progress

This essay was written by Octavius Ete Tan Zhy Lam who is currently a student at Carnegie Mellon University (previously he studied at the Australian International School Malaysia). His essay was selected as the 1st place winner of English category of the 2022 Science for Youth Global Essay Competition held by the Mahathir Science Award Foundation. In…

Celebrating Women in Science

On 11 February, the world celebrates a much-needed UN-designated international day: the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Unfortunately, long-standing biases and systematic barriers have hindered access for women to study and work in STEM. It is important that we acknowledge that science benefits from diversity and fresh perspectives. It is therefore critical…

MSAF 9th Annual General Meeting

MSAF conducted its 9th Annual General Meeting on 18 July 2020. The meeting was chaired by Chairman, Tan Sri Samsudin Osman who convened the meeting through both physical and online modes to allow for appropriate social distancing. Voting was conducted through online voting. Resolutions were passed to re-elect retiring members of the Board of Trustees…

MSA 2022 WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: 2020 Mahathir Science Award Recipient is Thought Leader in TB, TB/HIV and Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases

The recipient of the 2020 Mahathir Science Award (MSA), the most prestigious international Science Award for Tropical Sciences, is Professor Sir Alimuddin Zumla, Professor of Infectious Diseases and International Health at University College London, UK; Consultant Infectious Diseases Physician at UCL Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London. UK. Sir Alimuddin’s research and capacity development work over…