Winners of Grassroots Science Advice Promotion Awards 2022

INGSA-Asia would like to congratulate the winners of its Grassroots Science Advice Promotion Awards 2022 on their exemplary achievements. As part of this award, the winners will receive a seed grant worth €1000 as well as guidance and mentorship from a distinguished member of the INGSA-Asia Steering Committee to organise science advice workshops in their home countries.

 The winners are:

  • Dr. Chan Siok Yee & Dr. Kew Si Na (Malaysia) – Policy of Women Leadership in Science, Technology and Innovation
  • Dr. Ghanashyam Khanal, Dr. Mohan Bahadur Chand & Dr Nirina Khadgi (Nepal) – Climate Change Science and Policy Making in Nepal
  • Prof. Glenn Fernandez (Philippines) – Science Advice on Disaster Waste Management: Enabling Local Governments to Practice and Promote Building Back Better, Circular Economy, and Climate Change Mitigation
  • Dr. Hul Seingheng (Cambodia) – Promoting Science Advice for Marine Plastic Pollution Reduction Initiative in Cambodia
  • Dr. Mohd Firdaus Abdul Wahab & Ts. Dr. Aslina Baharum (Malaysia) – Young Scientists Network-Academy of Sciences Malaysia (YSN-ASM) Science Diplomacy Training Program 2022
  • Dr. Pragya Chaube & Dr Mohua Chakraborty Choudhury (India) – Grassroots Science Advice in Public Health Policy for Childhood Disorder Management
  • Ms.Yasmin Raza (Pakistan) – The Role of Public Sector Organization in Urban Groundwater Challenges and Policy Reform, A Case Study of Asian Giant City, Karachi, Awareness, Dissemination, and Preparedness

INGSA-Asia looks forward to supporting the winners in organising timely and impactful programmes to promote science advice at a grassroots level.