BANGKOK, November 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
- Announce Winners of First Annual ASAIHL-Scopus Young Scientist Award
Elsevier, the world's leading research publisher of scientific information, and the Association of Southeast Asian Institutions announced today winners of the first annual ASAIHL-Scopus Young Scientist Award. The award is designed to recognize outstanding young scientists and researchers in the Asia-Pacific region who have made significant contributions to scholarship and research. Insight from Scopus, Elsevier's abstract and citation database of peer reviewed literature, was used to determine the winners.
One hundred and eighty four scientists and researchers under the age of 40 from Southeast Asia, South Asia and Hong Kong submitted their work to one of four categories: Life Science, Medicine, Agricultural Science, and Engineering and Technology. The top five young scientists in each category will receive a certificate of recognition with the winner given a monetary gift as well as a trip to the official award ceremony at the Universiti Sains Malaysia in Penang in December.
Finalists in each category were selected and are from the following
- Life Science - Academia Sinica, Taiwan; Hong Kong University of
Science and Technology; National University of Singapore and
University of Hong Kong
- Medicine - Chinese University of Hong Kong; Siriraj Hospital, Thailand
and University of Hong Kong
- Agriculture Science - Chulalongkorn University, Thailand; Nanjing
Agricultural University, China and Universiti Sains Malaysia
- Engineering and Technology - Hong Kong Polytechnic University; King
Mongkut's University of Technology, Thonburi, Thailand; Nanyang
Technological University, Singapore; National Taiwan University and
National Tsinghua University, Taiwan
Finalists were selected by 12 panelists, three peers fro
|SOURCE Scopus, Elsevier and ASAIHL|
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