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Thomson Reuters is proud to be partnering with Ministry of Higher Education to present the first Malaysian Rising Stars Award in Sep 2015. 14 highly cited Malaysian authors have been recognised in this award. These authors have produced outstanding work that has been among the world’s best.
Do you know these facts about Malaysia’s R&D activities?
  1. A total of 17,734 scientific papers were produced in Malaysia in 2014. This is an increase of 7.2% from 2013 which saw Malaysia produced 16,468 scientific papers.
  2. The top 3 areas of scientific papers in the physical sciences published by authors in Malaysia in the year 2014 are Multidisciplinary Materials Science, Applied Physics and Electrical & Electronic Engineering.
  3. For the social sciences, the top 3 research areas when measured in the number of documents published by Malaysian authors in 2014 are Economics, Public Environmental Occupational Health and Healthcare Sciences Services.
  4. Top 5 universities (Universiti Malaya, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia) accounted for 68% (12,085) of all documents published in 2014.
These data is derived from the Web of Science® Core Collection. Take part in this quiz to win attractive prizes and at the same time, learn more about Web of Science.
Quiz Dates
Quiz 1: Thursday, 01 October 2015 – Sunday, 01 November 2015
Quiz 2: Monday, 02 November 2015 – Monday, 30 November 2015
Quiz 3: Tuesday, 01 December 2105 – Thursday, 31 December 2015
There will be monthly quiz winners. Individual with the highest number of correct answers for each quiz will win Thomson Reuters Earpiece. Five Earpiece will be given away for each quiz.
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  1. Grand Prize Winners will be users with the highest total number of correct answers for all the three quizzes.
  2. Monthly Quiz Winners will be users with the highest number of correct answers for each quiz.
  3. In the event that there are more winners with same score, a lucky draw would be conducted to determine the final winners.
  4. The results for all winners will be announced on January 2016; winners will be notified by phone or email.
  5. Only for users and faculty members (librarians are not included).
  6. To participate, users need to register with a valid institution email address. If an institution email address is not available, please provide your matriculation number.
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  8. Thomson Reuters reserves the rights to change the dates of the quizzes at their discretion.

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