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TWAS Regional Prizes
Each of the Academy's five regional offices awards a prize of USD3,000 each year. The prizes rotate each year among the following four areas: popularization of science, development of scientific educational material, building scientific institutions and science diplomacy.
Deadline
None
Partner Organizations
-
Eligible Nominees from
All developing countries
Field
popularization of science, development of scientific educational material, building scientific institutions, science diplomacy
Age limit
None

Recipients of TWAS Regional Prizes

2016: TWAS Regional Prizes in Building Scientific Institutions

  • TWAS-ROLAC - Pablo Valenzuela, Chile
  • TWAS-ROCASA - Eric Karunanayake, Sri Lanka
  • TWAS-ARO - Mohammed Shabat, Palestinian Aut. Terr.
  • TWAS-ROSSA - Glenda Gray, South Africa

2016: TWAS Regional Prize in Public Understanding and Popularization of Science

  • TWAS-ROESEAP - Dr. Zhong Qi, China

2015: TWAS Regional Prizes in Development of Scientific Educational Material

  • TWAS-ROLAC - Claudio Bifano, Venezuela
  • TWAS-ROCASA - Vijaya Shankar Varma, India
  • TWAS-ROESEAP - Choo Wai Heng, Malaysia
  • TWAS-ARO - Ramy Karam Aziz, Egypt
  • TWAS-ROSSA - Jan J.J.A. Smit, South Africa

2014: TWAS Regional Prizes in Science Diplomacy

  • TWAS-ROLAC Alberto Etchegoyen, Argentina
  • TWAS-ROCASA Dorairajan Balasubramanian, India
  • TWAS-ROESEAP Francois Nosten, Thailand
  • TWAS-ARO Mohamed Farag, Egypt
  • TWAS-ROSSA Peter Mugyenyi, Uganda

 

2013: TWAS Regional Prizes for Public Understanding and Popularization of Science
  • TWAS-ROLAC: Diego Golombek, Argentina
  • TWAS-ROCASA: Mohammad Shamsher Ali, Bangladesh
  • TWAS-ROESEAP: Custer Deocaris, Philippines
  • TWAS-ARO: Farid Badria, Egypt
  • TWAS-ROSSA: Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan, South Africa

 

2012: TWAS Regional Prize for Building Scientific Institution
  • TWAS-ROESEAP: Yin Li, China
  • TWAS-ARO: Magdy Madkour, Egypt
  • TWAS-ROSSA: Charles Obadiah Wambebe, Nigeria
  • TWAS-ROLAC: Rogério Cerqueira Leite, Brazil
  • TWAS-ROCASA: Yousef Sobouti, Iran

 

2011: TWAS Regional Prize for Development of scientific educational material
  • TWAS-ROESEAP: Liu Changming, China
  • TWAS-ARO: Nadia Al Wardy, Sultanate of Oman
  • TWAS-ROSSA: Peet van Schalkwyk, South Africa
  • TWAS-ROLAC: Patricio Felmer, Chile
  • TWAS-ROCASA: Jayashree  Ramadas, India

 

2010: TWAS Regional Prizes for Public Understanding and Popularization of Science
  • TWAS-ROCASA: Arvind Gupta, India
  • TWAS-ROESEAP: Mahaletchumy Arujanan, Malaysia & Queena N. Lee-Chua, Philippines
  • TWAS-ARO: Elias Baydoun, Jordan
  • TWAS-ROSSA: Felix Konotey-Ahulu, Ghana
  • TWAS-ROLAC: Guillermo Chong Díaz, Chile

 

2009: TWAS Regional Prizes for Building Scientific Institution
  • TWAS-ROCASA: Atta-ur Rahman, Pakistan
  • TWAS-ROESEAP: WU Cheng-Wen, Taiwan, China
  • TWAS-ARO: Adnan Badran, Jordan
  • TWAS-ROSSA: Venansius Baryamureeba, Uganda
  • TWAS-ROLAC: Luiz Bevilacqua, Brazil

 

2008: TWAS Regional Prizes for Development of Educational Material and School Science Curricula
  • TWAS-ROCASA: Arvind Kumar, India
  • TWAS-ROESEAP: Peng Gong, China
  • TWAS-ARO: Saouma B.BouJaoude, Lebanon
  • TWAS-ROSSA: Moyra Keane, South Africa
  • TWAS-ROLAC: Carlos Bosch, Mexico

 

2007: TWAS Regional Prizes for Popularization of Science
  • TWAS-ROCASA: Pervez Hoodbhoy, Pakistan
  • TWAS-ARO: Adnan Hamoui, Kuwait
  • TWAS-ROSSA: Christina Scott, South Africa
  • TWAS-ROLAC: Roberto Lent, Brazil

 

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