YSN News


COVID-19 fact sheets by ASM

Fact Sheet on COVID-19 by ASM

COVID-19 Research Studies Fact Sheet

Video summary of COVID-19

COVID-19 made easy

Our honorary YSN member,  Prof Dr Liong Min Tze, also the recipient of the 2016 Top Research Scientists Malaysia (TRSM) explains COVID-19 in an easy way.


Science Media Centre (SMC) Malaysia

YSN cares

YSN collaborates with Science Media Centre (SMC) Malaysia to disseminate accurate science about COVID-19.

YSN members share views on COVID-19

YSN on Marie Claire

YSN chairperson, Dr Chai Lay Ching works hard to bring information and science-backed solutions to help the fight against COVID-19

YSN on Berita Harian

Our YSN member, Dr Mohd Bakri Bin Bakar shares his view on COVID-19 and the role of validated research

YSN on Berita Harian

Our YSN member, Dr Mohd Bakri Bin Bakar shares his view on the preparedness of university during COVID-19 outbreak.

YSN member on the New Strait Times

Our co-chair of YSN, Assoc Prof Dr Rosdiadee Nordin speaks on the “new culture” of online learning and working from home during COVID-19 pandemic.

YSN on the Malaysian Reserve

Our honorary YSN member, Assoc Prof Dr Syahril Abdullah gives his expert view on why there is an urgent need to have a widespread testing of COVID-19.

YSN on China Global Television Network

Our YSN member, Dr Siti Khayriyyah Mohd Hanafiah shares her views on “technological support in epidemic control” during the Netilogue Live Visual Forum on CGTN,  formerly CCTV International.

YSN member x Majalah Sains

Artikel ke-35 kerjasama antara Majalah Sains dan YSN

“Jangkitan Virus Korona pada Haiwan dan Manusia” oleh Dr. Kenny Voon Gah Leong

YSN-ASM Chrysalis Award

Announcing the first YSN-ASM Chrysalis Award

Are you a Malaysian final year PhD student currently studying in Malaysia?
Are you 35 years old or below?
Passionate about your research and can’t wait to share your work to the community?
Looking forward to becoming young scientists to positively impact the STI ecosystem?

If yes, do not hesitate to apply for YSN-ASM Chrysalis Award.

YSN celebrates Pi Day with Petrosains

Pi day with YSN and Petrosains

Two YSN members, Dr Yuhainis and Dr Fatimah in action and actively engaging with the audience in Petrosains KLCC.

Science Cafe KL

Science cafe: The Universe in X-ray Vision

Speaker: Dr Adlyka Annuar

Date: 11 March 2020

Venue: PAPER+TOAST, Bukit Bintang

Science Cafe Penang

Science cafe Penang

Title: Remote controlling your cells in your body

Speaker: Dr. Siti Hawa Ngalim

Date: 26 February 2020

Venue: USM, Penang

NSC 2020 Stakeholder's Engagement Workshop

National Science Challenge (NSC) Impact Analysis

As part of the National Science Challenge (NSC) Impact Analysis, the first Stakeholders’ Engagement Workshop was held on 16 January 2020.

YSN Exco 2019/2020


YSN Colloquium 2019

YSN fuels the impact!

YSN Colloquium 2019

Meet the Experts x Petrosains

Meet the Experts

“Meet the Experts” is a partnership program between YSN and Petrosains to enable the public to learn, ask, and engage with our young scientists from all over Malaysia.


ASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference 2019

The ASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference is a flagship programme of the ASEAN Young Scientists Network; the official platform for young researchers in the region.

ASEAN RCR Workshop 2019

ASEAN RCR Workshop 2019

ASEAN Responsible Conduct of Research on the 13th of March at AKEPT.

YSN-ASM Rising Star Award

YSN-ASM Rising Star Awards 2019

Congratulations to the three winners!
– Ms. Chua Ling Ling (Universiti Malaya)
– Mr. Nazrin Abd Aziz (Universiti Malaya)
– Ms. Nur Hashimah Alias (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)

TRSM 2019

2019 Top Research Scientists Malaysia (TRSM)

Congratulations to all YSN members who received the 2019 Top Research Scientists Malaysia (TRSM).

MY-RGS 2019

Malaysia Research University Network (MRUN) Young Researchers Grant Scheme (MY-RGS)

Malaysian young researchers making our brains buzz nonstop with their research applications for this round’s MY-RGS!

YSN TRIZ Workshop 2019

TRIZ workshop

YSN Science Leadership Group successfully organised TRIZ: The Art of Innovation Workshop for YSN-ASM Rising Star Awards Finalists on 22-23 August at ASM.


Kuala Lumpur Engineering Science Fair (KLESF) 2019

YSN in action at Kuala Lumpur Engineering Science Fair (KLESF) on 1-3 November 2019.


Penang International Science Fair (PISF) 2019

The Penang Science Cluster (PSC) in collaboration with YSN organised the annual signature event, Penang International Science Fair (PISF) 2019 with a theme “Creating a Difference”  from 2 – 3 November 2019.

2019 Malaysian Youth Service Award

YSN member receives Youth Service Award 2019

Congratulations to Ir Professor Dr Leong Wai Yie, member of YSN, for receiving the Youth Service Award 2019

YSN RCR Workshop

YSN-ASM-AKEPT Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Workshop

RCR workshop fully facilitated by YSN members from the 3rd to 6th September 2019 at AKEPT

L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science

L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science National Fellowship Roadshow 2019

“Get Inspired and Be the Inspiration”

Malaysian Science Communication Module

YSN-ASM Stakeholder Engagement Workshop on the Malaysian Science Communication Module

Malaysian Science Communication Module is under development!

CCM STEM UP Challenge

2019 CCM STEM Up Challenge

#MyLabRules and the Amazing Science Challenge!!

FOM UM x YSN RCR Workshop 2019

IBSE Module


YSN Colloquium 2018

2018 YSN-ASM Colloquium

Glocalise the impact!

National Science Challenge 2018

2018 National Science Challenge

SMK King George V from Negeri Sembilan emerged as the Champion of the 2018 National Science Challenge

Young Makers Programme 2018

Young Makers Programme 2018

SMK Desa Murni from Butterworth, Penang emerged as the champion of the Young Makers Programme.


ASEAN Young Scientists Network (ASEAN YSN) lauched!

Launching of the ASEAN Young Scientists Network (ASEAN YSN)

7th ASEAN Plus Three Junior Science Odyssey

7th ASEAN Plus Three Junior Science Odyssey

7th ASEAN Plus Three Junior Science Odyssey

Jr Scientist Colloquium 2018

Jr Scientist Colloquium 2018

Minggu Sains Negara

Minggu Sains Negara 2018

“Luaskan Inovasimu”


CCM STEM Up Challenge

CCM STEM Up Challenge 2018

L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science

L'Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science

Meet Dr Chai Lay Ching who took home the L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science 2018 Award

Malaysian Educational Module on Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

Launching Ceremony for the Malaysian Educational Module on Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

Science cafe

Science cafe

Science cafe KL, north (Science@Mamak) and south (Science@Johor) of Malaysia