By: Noor Eszereen Juferi
Photo by: Marina Ismail
PUTRAJAYA, Nov 1 – Three Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) lecturers, Prof. Dr. Jinap Selamat, Asoc. Prof. Dr. Lim Hong Ngee and Prof. Dr. Mohd Rafii Yusof received Malaysia’s Rising Star Awards (MRSA) by Higher Education Minister, Dato’ Seri Idris Jusoh.
Prof. Dr. Jinap, who lectures at the Department of Food Sciences, Faculty of Food Science and Technology, received the Frontier Researcher award; Prof. Dr. Rafii, a lecturer at Crop Science Department, Faculty of Agriculture, obtained the International Collaboration award while Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lim, a Chemistry Department lecturer of the Science Faculty, was named the “Young Researcher” recipient.
UPM also received a Publishing Encouragement Scheme (CREAM) 2016 under the Scopus category for International Food Research Journal, and Potential Journal category under Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science.
MRSA gives recognition to Malaysian scientific researchers based on the publishing of academic citations in international database by two outstanding international indexing agencies - Web of Science (WoS) of Clarivate Analytics and Scopus from Elsevier.
Under the MRSA categories, Clariavate Analytics gives away awards to Malaysian researchers for the Frontier Researcher, Young Researcher and Highly Cited View categories. Elsevier, meanwhile, presents the awards under the categories of Women in Science and International Collaboration. - UPM
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Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia