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DOST Opens Its 2010 NAST-LELEDFI Award
Written by Loren   
Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Department of Science and Technology opens its 2010 NAST (National Academy of Science and Technology)-LELEDFI Award for Outstanding Research in Tropical Medicine.

The award with the aims to:

  • to honor outstanding research contributions in the field of tropical medicine;
  • to recognize the role of scientific research in the country's development; and
  • to encourage scientific and technological research focusing on tropical diseases as a means of assuaging the growing health crisis.

This is for all the Filipino citizens associated with the following: scientific society (academic or professional); research institution or firm (government or private); college or university; and/or non-government organization. Any corporate institution/foundation actively involved in innovative application of science and technology which contributed to the enhancement of the global competitiveness of the Philippines will be eligible for the award. Nominations to this Award may be made by the heads of government or private research institutions, departments, institutes of colleges or universities or universities, academic or professional scientific organizations, societies, non-government organizations, or environmental organizations.

NAST-LELEDFI Award includes the 201 Outstanding Scientific Paper Awards and the 2010 Outstanding Book/Monographs Awards.

Plaques of recognition and other benefits will be awarded to the winners. Deadline of submission of applications forms is on November 30, 2009. [via PIA]


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