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Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists

The Prize is awarded annually to one young scientist for outstanding life science research for which he/she was awarded a doctoral degree in the previous two years. The topic of the entrant’s thesis research must be in one of the following categories: Cell and Molecular Biology; Genomics, Proteomics and Systems Biology; Ecology and​ Environment; Molecular Medicine. Eligible entrants must have been awarded their doctoral degree in 2017 or 2018, and the subject of their thesis should match one of the Subject Tracks below. The winners from each category will compete for the grand prize.

Prize money: US$30,000 for the grand prize winner, US$10,000 for each of the category winners.

Publication: The grand prize winning essay will be published in Science and essays from the each of the category winners will be published online.

Application deadline: July 15, 2019

visit : https://www.sciencemag.org/science-scilifelab-prize-young-scientists

Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2020

The Singapore National Water Agency has announced acceptance of nominations for the prestigious global water accolade, ‘Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2020’. The Prize honours outstanding contributions made by individuals or organizations towards solving the world’s water challenges by developing or applying innovative technologies, policies or programmes which benefit humanity. The winner of the 2020 edition of the Prize will be formally announced and honoured at ‘Singapore International Water Week 2020’ and will receive a gold medallion, a certificate, S$300,000 and wide international acclaim in a highlight award ceremony.

The National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka (NSF) calls for applications from prospective applicants in Sri Lanka to be nominated for the said Prize.

Application deadline: 14th June 2019

For more details: http://www.nsf.gov.lk/index.php/component/content/article/802-lee-kuan-yew-water-prize-2020-call-for-nominations.html

T-Slot Aluminum Extrusion System

As a solution for flexibility and framing, the modular T-slot aluminium extrusion system has spread throughout the global industry. Nowadays Aluminium extrusions are commonly used in structures in industrial automation, material handling and machine safeguarding applications, where it provides the formation of skeletons (structure) for machines, conveyors, cabinets as well as aluminium opening framing.  

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Elements of Robot units’ modular automation system. Clockwise from top left: belt conveyors, linear motion systems, safety fence, T-slot extrusions and fasteners. (Source: Robot units )
The drop-in nut resting in the T-slot following insertion (left) and locked in place after 90° rotation (right). (Source: Eric Olson )