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TWAS─C.N.R. Rao Prize for Scientific Research
The prize, named after TWAS Founding Fellow and former president C.N.R. Rao, carries a cash award of USD5,000 generously provided by Professor Rao. It is designed to honour TWAS Fellows from the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), who have made significant contributions to global science.
Deadline
31 May 2017
Partner Organizations
-
Eligible Nominees
Least developed countries
Field
None
Age limit
None

Potential candidates:

TWAS Fellows from the Least Developed Countriest (LDCs), who have made significant contributions to global science.

For a complete list of TWAS Fellows, please visit: http://twas.org/network/members

For a list of the LDCs, please visit: Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

Selection:

TWAS officers review the nominations and propose a winner for approval by Prof. C.N.R. Rao.

Winners of the TWAS - C.N.R. Rao Prize for Scientific Research

2016 – Mahouton Norbert Hounkonnou, Benin

2015 – Bishal Nath Upreti, Nepal

2014 – Muntaser Eltayeb Ibrahim, Sudan

2013 – Firdausi Qadri, Bangladesh

2012 – Wendimagegn Mammo Deneke, Ethiopia

2009 – Akissa Bahri, Ghana/Tunisia

2008 – Maurice Tchuente, Cameroon

2006 – Berhanu M. Abegaz, Ethiopia and Philippe Rasoanaivo, Madagascar

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