By Khairul Anuar Muhamad Noh
Photo Noor Azreen Awang
SERI KEMBANGAN, Oct 29 – Four academics from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) are among the nine recipients of the 13th National Academic Awards held at the Hotel Palace of the Golden Horses here.
Prof. Dr. Lai Oi Ming received the Product Innovation and Commercialization Award while Prof. Dr. Sherina Mohd Sidik received the Journal Literature Publication Award (Social Science and Literature field).
The Arts and Creativity Awards were awarded to Dr. Ang Mei Foong (Performing Arts category) and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kamariah Kamarudin (Creative Writing category).
Each recipient received RM50, 000 cash prize together with a certificate and a trophy, presented by the Prime Minister, Tun. Dr. Mahathir Mohamad.
The esteemed awards are the highest recognition of the government given to academia in Malaysia for uplifting the image of higher education institutions at the national and international levels.
Also present at the event were wife of the Prime Minister, Tun. Dr. Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, Deputy Education Minister, Teo Nie Ching and Director General of Department of Higher Education, Datuk Dr. Siti Hamisah Tapsir. - UPM
Date of Input: 07/11/2019 | Updated: 07/11/2019 | hairul_nizam
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