Eight scholars won Mahidol University Awards for 2012 for their teaching and research excellence, Prof. Rajata Rajatanavin, M.D., president of Mahidol University announced on June 18, 2013.
The award winners, recognized for their contribution to academic development and the public, will receive the awards from H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn at Mahidol University's commencement ceremony on July 4, 2013 at Royal Thai Navy Grand Hall.
Each awardee will also be presented with a 200,000 baht cash prize.
The awards were established in 1975 to honor and provide moral support for university personnel who are dedicated to their work and attain excellence in their respective fields.
The winners for academic year 2012 in five categories—teaching excellence, research, invention, textbook excellence and service—are listed below. [+] more detail