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…