The School of Medicine is proud to share Dr Wong Eng Hwa, Senior Lecturer and Programme Director for Postgraduate Studies, has been recognised as an ‘Outstanding Scientist in Microbiology’ (Discipline - Health and Medical Sciences) at the Venus International Research Awards-VIRA 2018 on 11th August, 2018 at Radha Regent, Chennai, India during the 4th Annual Research Meet.
The award was presented to recognise the 'Expertly Qualified Research Professionals' for their exceptional research record of significant contribution to the institute, which include fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights which had an Impact on their own discipline and beyond. Dr Wong’s research niche area is on antimicrobial resistance and its association in the infectious diseases, in particular, usage of new technologies in combating antimicrobial resistance including the use of nanotechnologies.
Apart from receiving the award, Dr Wong was invited as a guest of honour and delivered a special address entitled ‘Women’s Empowerment through Leadership”. This was a great platform for her to share her experiences and to promote Taylor’s University to delegates from around the world. With that, congratulations to Dr. Wong on this recognition.