2022 TWAS Awards Webinar Series
This second edition of TWAS Awards Webinar Series will consist of five webinars taking place online between May and October 2022, leading up to TWAS Sixteenth General Conference, which will be convened from 21 to 24 November, also virtually. The webinars focus on the winners of TWAS Awards and of Awards in honour of TWAS Fellows.

TWAS Awards Webinar Series gives an opportunity to TWAS Award winners to deliver brief presentations on their accomplishments. A question-and-answer session takes place after each presentation, allowing participants to ask their questions.

Webinars are livestreamed. The recordings of the 2022 Series will be available on TWAS YouTube channel, where the recordings of the 2020 TWAS Awards Webinar Series can already be viewed.

 

First webinar - Agricultural Sciences, Medical Sciences, and Biology

The first webinar of the 2022 Series took place on 26 May, and focused on agricultural sciences, medical sciences, and biology.

Presentations were made by:

  • XIE Daoxin of China, Winner of the 2022 TWAS Award in Agricultural Sciences;
  • Hugo LUJÁN of Argentina, Co-winner of the 2022 TWAS Award in Medical Sciences;
  • SONG Erwei of China, Co-winner of the 2022 TWAS Award in Medical Sciences;
  • Djeneba DABITAO of Mali, Winner of the 2021 TWAS-Abdool Karim Award in Biological Sciences.

 

Second webinar - Chemistry

The second webinar of the 2022 Series took place on 14 July, and focused on chemistry.

Presentations were made by:

  • Engin Umut AKKAYA of Turkey, Co-winner of the 2022 TWAS Award in Chemistry
  • Zubair HASAN of Bangladesh, Winner of the 2021 TWAS-Atta-ur-Rahman Award in Chemistry
  • Nigist ASFAW of Ethiopia, Winner of the 2021 TWAS-Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Award
  • Meththika Suharshini VITHANAGE of Sri Lanka, Winner of the 2020 TWAS-Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Award

 

Third webinar - Earth, Astronomy and Space Sciences

The third webinar of the 2022 Series took place on 18 August, and focused on earth, astronomy and space sciences.

Presentations were made by:

  • IP Wing-Huen of Taiwan, China, Co-winner of the 2022 TWAS Award in Earth, Astronomy and Space Sciences
  • Laurent LOINARD of Mexico, Co-winner of the 2022 TWAS Award in Earth, Astronomy and Space Sciences
  • Laura Pérez of Chile, Winner of the 2021 TWAS-CAS Young Scientists Award for Frontier Science in Earth Sciences

 

Forth webinar - Engineering Sciences, Mathematics, and Physics

The forth webinar of the 2022 Series will take place on Monday, 19 September, at 1 p.m., Rome time, and will focus on engineering sciences, mathematics, and physics.

Presentations will be made by:

  • Mohamed-Slim ALOUINI of Saudi Arabia/Tunisia, Winner of the 2022 TWAS Award in Engineering Sciences
  • Lopes Helena Judith NUSSENZVEIG of Brazil, Winner of the 2022 TWAS Award in Mathematics
  • María Teresa DOVA of Argentina, Winner of the 2022 TWAS Award in Physics

 

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