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…

MSA LECTURE SERIES 2016: Post COP21 – Translating the Paris Agreement through Strategic Investment in Science and Technology

Last year, there was much discussion on the Paris Agreement which has been hailed as an important and critical milestone in strengthening global efforts  to combat the negative effects of climate change. Some of its aspirations were considered lofty by some, unrealistic by others. What  could be agreed upon is that discussion and debate needed…

MSA 2013 WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT

The 2013 Mahathir Science Award has been awarded to Professor Alan Cowman of Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia, announced by Tun Ahmad Sarji Abdul Hamid, Chairman of Mahathir Science Award Foundation today. Awarded annually, Mahathir Science Award aims to encourage excellence in tropical science research that will accord direct benefits to…

MSA 2008 & 2009 Award Presentation Ceremony

The Award Presentation Ceremony was held jointly for the 2008 and 2009 Mahathir Science Award Laureates: Prof. Gurdev Singh Khush and the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia. The Award was presented on 28 September 2009 by Malaysian Prime Minister YAB Dato’ Seri Mohd Najib Abdul Razak. Below are scenes from the event/