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Membership benefits


  • Increase networking and collaborations among distinguished young scientists of Malaysia and abroad
  • Able to play a role in shaping the future of science, and voice changes for science policies
  • Recognition for excellence and distinguished achievement, and as a prestigious award
  • Subsidiary for events organized by ASM
  • Priority to be appointed as editorial board committees members, reviewers and priority to publish in ASM publications
  • Access to ASM's and affiliated centralized facilities
  • Free e-copies of ASM publications

Call for membership


Who should apply to become a YSN-ASM member?

The call for new members to join the Young Scientists Network under the umbrella of Academy of Sciences Malaysia is now open. Applications are sought from young, independent researchers who reflect the highest levels of research excellence with a demonstrated passion for delivering impact.

Research fields

The call is open to all researchers working in any evidence-based discipline, including the natural sciences, medicine and engineering.

Excellence

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a high level of excellence in their research discipline, as evidenced by their publication and research record, participation in significant national or international collaborations or demonstrated practical outcomes of their work.

Impact

The YSN-ASM is committed to a broad range of programmes around the country to support young researchers, promote science to the broadest possible audience, engage in policy debate and foster international and interdisciplinary collaboration. Applicants must be able to provide evidence of interest or past experience in one or more of these areas.

Public and private higher learning institutes, national or private science research institutions, national or international foundations, and other institutions of national or international scientific repute are invited to nominate suitable candidates or to bring this call to the attention of suitable applicants. Applications should be completed personally by the candidate, but should be accompanied by a letter of support from the nominating institution.





Application

Application is OPEN now, the deadline is 31st May 2017

Key-in profile and achievement data through TRSM database (www.mytopscientists.org)

Announcement

November/December 2017

Criteria for membership


  • Criteria for selection of Member include all of the following
    • A PhD or an equivalent degree in natural and physical sciences or equivalent research experience of at least five years
    • Scientific excellence, ascertained by proven track record
    • Envisage to make a difference in society
    • Age 40 and below at the time of application
  • Members of the YSN-ASM will be selected for one term of three years with possibility of reappointment subject to other criteria
  • Selection priority will be given to individuals who have participated in at least one ASM programme
  • Vetting and selection of YSN-ASM Member will be carried out by the YSN-ASM Excecutive Committee and recommendation for appointment will be made to the ASM Council
  • Final approval and appointment of YSN-ASM Member will be by the ASM Council


Criteria for affiliateship


  • Selection criteria
    • Open to anyone < 40 years old
    • Expires upon reaching the age of 41
    • Malaysians and non-Malaysians
  • Process of selection
    • Nominated by a YSN member
    • Extra advantage should the individual has been involved in previous YSN activities
    • Nominee needs to submit a form
    • YSN EXCO screens and submit the screened nominees for approval and endorsement from the ASM Membership Committee
    • Download the application form click HERE!

Membership benefits


  • Increase networking and collaborations among distinguished young scientists of Malaysia and abroad
  • Able to play a role in shaping the future of science, and voice changes for science policies
  • Recognition for excellence and distinguished achievement, and as a prestigious award
  • Subsidiary for events organized by ASM
  • Priority to be appointed as editorial board committees members, reviewers and priority to publish in ASM publications
  • Access to ASM's and affiliated centralized facilities
  • Free e-copies of ASM publications

Criteria for membership


  • Criteria for selection of Member include all of the following
    • A PhD or an equivalent degree in natural and physical sciences or equivalent research experience of at least five years
    • Scientific excellence, ascertained by proven track record
    • Envisage to make a difference in society
    • Age 40 and below at the time of application
  • Members of the YSN-ASM will be selected for one term of three years with possibility of reappointment subject to other criteria
  • Selection priority will be given to individuals who have participated in at least one ASM programme
  • Vetting and selection of YSN-ASM Member will be carried out by the YSN-ASM Excecutive Committee and recommendation for appointment will be made to the ASM Council
  • Final approval and appointment of YSN-ASM Member will be by the ASM Council


Criteria for affiliateship


  • Selection criteria
    • Open to anyone < 40 years old
    • Expires upon reaching the age of 41
    • Malaysians and non-Malaysians
  • Process of selection
    • Nominated by a YSN member
    • Extra advantage should the individual has been involved in previous YSN activities
    • Nominee needs to submit a form
    • YSN EXCO screens and submit the screened nominees for approval and endorsement from the ASM Membership Committee

Call for membership


Who should apply to become a YSN-ASM member?

The call for new members to join the Young Scientists Network under the umbrella of Academy of Sciences Malaysia is now open. Applications are sought from young, independent researchers who reflect the highest levels of research excellence with a demonstrated passion for delivering impact.

Research fields

The call is open to all researchers working in any evidence-based discipline, including the natural sciences, medicine and engineering.

Excellence

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a high level of excellence in their research discipline, as evidenced by their publication and research record, participation in significant national or international collaborations or demonstrated practical outcomes of their work.

Impact

The YSN-ASM is committed to a broad range of programmes around the country to support young researchers, promote science to the broadest possible audience, engage in policy debate and foster international and interdisciplinary collaboration. Applicants must be able to provide evidence of interest or past experience in one or more of these areas.

Public and private higher learning institutes, national or private science research institutions, national or international foundations, and other institutions of national or international scientific repute are invited to nominate suitable candidates or to bring this call to the attention of suitable applicants. Applications should be completed personally by the candidate, but should be accompanied by a letter of support from the nominating institution.

Application

Application is OPEN now, the deadline is 31st May 2017

Key-in profile and achievement data through TRSM database (www.mytopscientists.org)

Announcement

November/December 2017
Download instructions here

Contact us

Young Scientists Network
Academy Science Malaysia
(YSN-ASM)

Address:
YOUNG SCIENTISTS NETWORK
Academy of Sciences Malaysia
Level 20, West Wing
MATRADE Tower
Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah
Off Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim
50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malayasia

P +603.6203.0633
F +603.6203.0634

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