Yayasan Penyelidikan Antartika Sultan Mizan (YPASM) Research Grant is awarded to encourage local researchers to undertake research in the Antarctic, Arctic and the Southern Oceans regions as well as analytical research at Malaysian institutions.
The research grant will partially support the cost of research in polar sciences and policy by providing fund for the purpose of research, capacity building or joint fieldwork in the polar region or in established polar laboratories.
YPASM Research Grant is established to:
- Promote and support scientific research in polar regions;
- Foster research activities that create broader beneficial impacts to the YPASM, nation and mankind;
- Develop local expertise and human capital in polar research; and
- Promote good governance of Polar Regions.
3. RESEARCH PRIORITY AREAS
All science and policy research related to the Polar Regions in the field of biology, ecology, geology, oceanography, glaciology and atmospheric science.
4. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
- Projects must be related to scientific research in polar regions;
- Applicant must possess a PhD in any field of science & technology;
- Applicant must have at least 3 years experience in related field/programme/research project; and
- Application is open to Malaysian researchers from universities participating in YPASM Smart Partnership initiative (UM, UiTM, USM, UMS, UKM, UPM, UMT and IMU).
Projects are encouraged to involve a minimum of two (2) local or international institutions, clearly stating the respective scope of work of each collaborator.
How to apply?
|Guidelines to apply for
YPASM Research Grants
|Form A||Form B|
YPASM Grant Recipients in 2017
|Prof. Dr Raja Noor Zaliha
Raja Abd Rahman, UPM
| Prof. Madya Dr. Justin Sentian , UMS
||Prof. Dato’ Dr. Azizan Abu Samah,UM|
|Prof. Madya Dr. Hajah Farida Zuraina
Mohd Yusof, UiTM
|Dr Rozida Mohd Khalid , UKM|
YPASM Grant Recipients in 2016
|Dr. Faradina Merican Sidik Merican,USM||Prof. Dr. Clemente Michael Wong Vui Ling,UMS|
YPASM Grant Recipients in 2015
|Dr. Noor Faizul Hadry Nordin,UIAM||Prof. Sr. Dr. Mazlan Hashim,UTM
YPASM Grant Recipients in 2014
|Dr. Mohamad Huzaimi Jusoh, UiTM|| Dr. Mohd Shahrul Mohd Nadzir, UKM
||Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cheah Yoke Kqueen, UPM|
YPASM Grant Recipients in 2013
|Prof Dr Mohd Basyaruddin Abdul Rahman, UPM|| Dr Foong Swee Yeok, USM
|| Dr Emienour Muzalina Mustafa,UMT