Outstanding Young Chemist Award is divided into two categories namely

a) Academic
b) Industry

The Outstanding Young Chemist Award (Academic) is mainly for chemists working in private/public universities. This award is to recognize the contribution of academician in the area of education.

Meanwhile the Outstanding Young Chemist Award (Industry) is mainly for chemists working in the private/public research institutes, company, and government organization. This award is to recognize the contribution of chemists working in the laboratory, manufacturing, and factory.  The achievement could be innovative product, new test method, new system, etc related to chemistry.

This award is intended to encourage outstanding young chemist at the beginning of their careers. The award is given to the most outstanding chemist that have demonstrated significant impact in the area of chemistry. The award is generously sponsored by IKM and will be presented at the IKM Annual Dinner (Malam Kimia).

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Must be IKM member.
  2. 45 years old or below before end of the application years.
  3. Working experience for at least five (5) years.
  4. Working in the area of pure chemistry or chemistry-related field.

Completed form should be returned before 30 July each year to the following address or by email to siti@ikm.org.my :

INSTITUT KIMIA MALAYSIA
127B, Jalan Aminuddin Baki
Taman Tun Dr Ismail
60000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: +603-77283272 / +603-77283858
Fax: +603-77289909
(Attention to Pn Siti)

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