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Two UPM Lecturers Win National Academic Awards

By Syifarida Zaki

                                               

 

PUTRAJAYA, NOV 3 - Two Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) lecturers Dr Mohd Yusof Saari and Assoc. Prof. Dr Lim Hong Ngee received awards at the 10th National Academic Awards (AAN) tonight.

Dr Mohd Yusof of the Faculty of Economics and Management received the Award for Publication of Article in a Journal (Social Science & Arts) while Assoc. Prof. Dr Lim of the Faculty of Science received the Award for Most Promising Academician.

They are among eight individuals from public universities who received awards in various categories at the 10th AAN ceremony. The awards were presented by the Minister of Higher Education, Dato’ Seri Idris Jusoh.

Award recipients of each category took home RM50,000, a trophy and certificate while the recipient of National Academic Personality Award received RM200,000, a trophy and certificate.

The prestigious AAN is aimed at according recognition to academicians who attain excellent accomplishments in their respective fields.

The recognition is not only awarded for the teaching and research aspects but also includes the roles played by higher learning institutions in national and societal development. – UPM

Date of Input: 30/11/2017 | Updated: 30/11/2017 | syifarida

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