Joint Preparatory Meeting for PhD Prize 2011

_Joint Preparatory Meeting at NUS (Lu Bo, fourth from left, Tan Thiam Soon, fourth from right, Lye Sun Eoh, third from left)_


On the 28th of March 2011, the Joint Preparatory Meeting for World Future Foundation (WFF) PhD Prize in Environmental and Sustainability Research 2011 held at NUS. Mr Lu Bo, Managing Director of WFF, Prof. Tan Thiam Soon, Vice Provost from NUS and Prof. Lye Sun Eoh, Associate Dean from NTU Graduate Studies Office attended the meeting and discussed on-going progress and preparation for PhD Prize 2011.

Several issues related to the Prize such as the selection procedure, review panels, media communication and the awarding ceremony were discussed in detail. The participants decided that NUS and NTU will jointly organize the awarding ceremony for the PhD Prize for the coming five years. The joint ceremony for the PhD Prize 2011 will be held at NTU on July 7th. Senior management of NUS and NTU and the media will be invited to attend. The past winners from the two universities will be presented as well.

Associate Provost Prof. Mohan S Kankanhalli, Senior Manager Susanna Lam, Manager Clara Lim from NUS, Director Sim Yoke Hwee, Director Teo Ho Cheng and Assistant Chen Wanling from NTU attended the preparatory meeting as well.

Presently, the WFF PhD Prize in Environmental and Sustainability Research 2011 is proceeding smoothly.