January 21, 2022

ASM ArtScience Virtual Exhibition and Webinar Series

Themed “Transcending the Arts and Sciences”, the Academy of Sciences Malaysia collaborated with the Maybank Foundation and the National Art Gallery is launching the inaugural ASM ArtScience™ 2020 Prize Virtual Exhibition on 8 November 2021.
January 21, 2022

International Conference on Tropical Sciences

The Mahathir Science Award Foundation (MSAF) and the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) hosted the International Conference on Tropical Sciences (TropSc) themed “Contributions to Sustainability” from 25 to 27 October 2021.
January 21, 2022

Dubai Expo 2020

Malaysia was one of the participating countries of the Dubai Expo 2020. Malaysia's pavilion carried the theme “Energising Sustainability” that captures Malaysia’s commitment to balance socio-economic progress with environmental concerns, to ensure a secure and sustainable future.
January 21, 2022

Science Outlook 2020 Report Launch

Carrying the theme “Unlocking the Future”, SO2020 is a flagship study of ASM that explores STI progress in Malaysia since the declaration of Vision 2020.
November 30, 2021

2021 National Science Challenge Semi Final Closing Ceremony

The Closing Ceremony and Announcement of the Semi Finalists for the 2021 National Science Challenge was held on 25 September 2021. The 2021 NSC is organised in collaboration with strategic partners such as the Ministry of Education Malaysia, Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology Centre, or CREST for short, and the Malaysian Society for Microbiology. The excellent Young Scientists Network-ASM was on board to strategise the concept and content of NSC, while Sasbadi Online Sdn Bhd acted as the technology partner.
November 30, 2021

13th ASM General Assembly Humanising the Economy Through People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace & Partnerships (5Ps) of SDGs For Greater Impact

The Academy of Sciences Malaysia organised the virtual 13th ASM General Assembly (GA) on 9 September 2021. The topic of the day was “Humanising the Economy Through People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace, and Partnerships (5Ps) of SDGs for Greater Impact. The year 2020 was an extraordinary time in human history. The United Nations reported that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact in several areas, undermining decades of development efforts.
November 29, 2021

TropSc Webinar Series | Joyful Chaos in the Tropics

On 3 September 2021, as part of the pre-conference webinar series “The Future Belongs to The Tropics” leading up to the International Conference of Tropical Sciences (TropSc 2021), the Mahathir Science Award Foundation (MSAF) together with the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) successfully hosted a public discourse on the “joyful chaos” of cities in the Tropics. The speaker of the discourse, Gaétan Siew, past President of the International Union of Architects and UN-Habitat Special Envoy, shared his views on the unique characters of tropical cities. Professor Dato’ Seri Dr Mazlan Othman (Chair of TropSc 2021), started the webinar with her welcoming remarks, sharing her view that the “chaos” arisen from transition in tropical cities can eventually to lead to creativity and growth.
November 29, 2021

2021 National Science Challenge
Semi Final Opening Ceremony

The Malaysian National Day was also punctuated with the Opening Ceremony and Announcement of the Semi Finalists for the 2021 National Science Challenge. The 2021 NSC is organised in collaboration with strategic partners such as the Ministry of Education Malaysia, Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology Centre, or CREST for short, and the Malaysian Society for Microbiology. The excellent Young Scientists Network-ASM was on board to strategise the concept and content of NSC, while Sasbadi Online Sdn Bhd acted as the technology partner.
November 29, 2021

ASM ArtScience™ Webinar
Transcending the Arts and Sciences

A webinar titled “Transcending the Arts and Sciences” was held on 28 August 2021 under the banner of the ASM ArtScience™ initiative. A welcome remark was delivered by Ar Hijjas Kasturi, co-chair of the 2020 ASM ArtScience™ Prize Task Force. A sharing session was then conducted with the winners of the 2020 ASM ArtScience™ Prize, moderated by Academician Emerita Professor Dato’’ Seri Dr Mazlan Othman FASc.
November 29, 2021

TropSc Webinar Series | International Youth Day: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health

12 August 2021 marks the International Youth Day that is celebrated annually to celebrate young people’s voices, actions and spark meaningful engagement from youths across the globe. In line with this year’s official theme from the UN, “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health”, the Mahathir Science Award Foundation, the Academy of Sciences Malaysia and the International Science Council Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific has organised the 13th webinar in the “Future Belongs to the Tropics” series, titled “Youth Innovation For Human And Planetary Health” as one of the pre-conference events for the International Conference of Tropical Sciences (TropSc 2021).
November 29, 2021

FAScinate™ Talk Series

FAScinate is a play on the word “Fascinate” combined with the abbreviation of the title for Academy of Sciences Malaysia Fellows (FASc). Befitting the title itself, this programme features new ASM Fellows who will fascinate and educate the audience with insights into the Fellow’s expertise and experience. Previously called ASM Fellows’ Lecture Series, the rebranding of this intellectual series follows ASM’s 25th Anniversary. FAScinate features a renewed format, transitioning from a formal lecture style into a more casual engagement that is hoped to garner more public interest in science.
November 29, 2021

2021 National Science Challenge
Preliminary Round Result Announcement

The Preliminary Level of the 2021 National Science Challenge has run its course. The top 79 teams have been identified and was announced on 22 July 2021. The 2021 NSC is organised in collaboration with strategic partners such as the Ministry of Education Malaysia, Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology Centre, or CREST for short, and the Malaysian Society for Microbiology. The excellent Young Scientists Network-ASM was on board to strategise the concept and content of NSC, while Sasbadi Online Sdn Bhd acted as the technology partner.