THE RESULTS – AIWC 2018

THE RESULTS – AIWC 2018

 

SENIOR CATEGORY

1st Prize
USD 500.00, a book JANE GOODALL: 50 YEARS AT GOMBE, by Jane Goodall (1999), Stewart, Tabori, and Chang, and a certificate of commendation.

Mark Russell Dancis Caranzo,  Philippines Science High School, Eastern Visayas Campus, Leyte, the Philippines.

 

2nd Prize
USD 400.00, a book WALKING WITH THE GREAT APES, by Sy Montgomery (1991), Chelsea Green Publishing, and a certificate of commendation.

Sajani Sathasivam, HLC International School, Karanai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

 

3rd Prize
USD 300.00, a book, AMONG CHIMPANZEES by Nancy J, Merrick (forward by Jane Goodall) (2014), Beacon Press, and a certificate of commendation.

Nicholas Ting Tiing Hou, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sacred Heart, Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia.

 

Consolation

1 copy each of HOPE FOR ANIMALS AND THEIR WORLD by Jane Goodall (2009), Icon Books, and a certificate of commendation each.

Kamilhakim Bin Sabarudin, Sekolah Menengah Sains Alam Shah, Kuala Lumpur,  Malaysia.

Esther Uwadione, St Malumba Catholic College, Lagere, Osun State, Nigeria.

Isaac Anderson Anak Wat, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Merbau, Miri,  Sarawak, Malaysia.

Rachel Koh Jia Jia, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Wilson Chee, Sekolah Menengah Sains Tuanku Munawir, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

Marvin Chin Yi Kai, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Aiman Bin Mizan, Sekolah Menengah Sains Alam Shah, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 

Certificate of Participation

Siaw Kai Tong, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Kui Pei Ying, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Yap Hui Ting, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Agatha Koh Sung Ling, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Mufeed Bin Ilham, Sekolah Dato’ Abdul Razak Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

Yong Pei Ling, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Shamalaa Sathiasealan, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bukit Jambul, Gelugor, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

Liew Mei Zhi, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Santrupti Behera, St Xavier’s High School, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, India.

Chung Li Qi, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Muhammad Hazim Bin Aisyoul Khorni, Sekolah Dato’ Abdul Razak Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

Irwan Michael Chan, Saint Xavier’s Institution, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

Chaw Tze Wei, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Samantha Teh Chia Chi, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Infant Jesus Convent, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.

Alliya Loo Binti Zainai, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Infant Jesus Convent, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.

Aisyah Soffiya Binti Hassan, Sekolah Menengah Sains Sultan Mohamad Jiwa, Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia.

Voon Vui Heng, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Firas Bin Kamarulzaman, Sekolah Menengah Sains Alam Shah, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Nurul Aisyah Binti Kamil Bakhtiar, Kolej Islam Sultan Alam Shah, Klang, Selangor, Malaysia

Aisyah Omar, Kolej Islam Sultan Alam Shah, Klang, Selangor, Malaysia.

Zuha Aizat Bin Zuharudi – Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Dato’ Ahmad Maher, Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia.

Teoh Hon Kim, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Anderson, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.

Angel Wong,  Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Law Xiao Hui,  Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Isabel Lo Zee Ling, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Lois Lee Yeong Ping, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Wong Jing Chi,  Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Kui Pei Ying, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Alvin Soon Yong Seng,  Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Nur Farzana Binti Baharuddin,  Sekolah Berasrama Penuh Integrasi Rawang, Rawang, Selangor, Malaysia.

Nur Fatihah Binti Mohamad Nor Sam,  Sekolah Berasrama Penuh Integrasi Jempol, Batu Kikir, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

 

 

JUNIOR CATEGORY

1st Prize
USD300.00,  a copy of AMONG CHIMPANZEES by Nancy Merrick (forward by Jane Goodall), 2014, Beacon Press, and a certificate of commendation.

Ariscca Michael, Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 

2nd Prize
USD200.00, a copy of HOPE FOR ANIMALS AND THEIR WORLD by Jane Goodall, 2009, Icon Books, and a certificate of commendation.

Adam Hakim Hogg, Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Fraser, Bukit Fraser, Pahang, Malaysia.

 

3rd Prize
USD100.00, a copy of THE SHADOW OF MAN by Jane Goodall, 2015, Phoenix Publishers, and a certificate of commendation.

Kisha Nair Rames, Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Gambir, Gelugor, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

 

Consolation

1 copy each of UNTAMED: THE WILD LIFE OF JANE GOODALL by Anita Silvey (foreword by Jane Goodall), 2015, National Geographic Kids, and a certificate of commendation.

Natalie Toh Tik Chu, Beaconhouse Sri Inai, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

Darlene Kawilarang, Sekolah LentEra Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Elea Maisarah Binti Hafizuddin, Sekolah Seri Puteri, Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

Fatin Nur ‘Arifah Binti Suhaizar, Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Aida Yusrina Binti Salleh, Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Yazhini Satiamoorthy, Universal High School, Malad (East), Mumbai, India.

Radhika Batra, Delhi Public School, Haryana, India.

 

 

Certificate of Participation

Bianca Evangelista, Global Sevilla Puri Indah, Jakarta Barat, Indonesia.

Nigel Chan,  Guangyang Secondary School, Singapore.

Yap Fang Ting,  Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Cina Tai Tong, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.

Grace Jitulip A Robert Kimon,  Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Cina Tai Tong, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia

Terrence Tan,  Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Chung Hua, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia

Anjelica Koay,  Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Cina Hun Bin, Tanjung Bungah,Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Nur Arifatul Insyirah Binti Fauzi,  Sekolah Menengah Sains Kuala Terengganu, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia.

Tengku Nur Iffah Adriana Binti Tengku Norazlan,  Sekolah Menengah Sains Kuala Terengganu, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia.

Muhammad Khairy Anwar Bin Mohd Faris, Sekolah Menengah Sains Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia.

Muhammad Ariff Zakwan Bin Mohd Sabri,  Sekolah Menengah Sains Sultan Mahmud, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia.

Syazwan Haikal Bin M. Azwi,  Sekolah Berasrama Penuh Integrasi Batu Rakit, Terengganu, Malaysia

Ahmad Syakir Izzuan Bin Hashim,  Sekolah Berasrama Penuh Integrasi Batu Rakit, Terengganu, Malaysia.

Aidan Yusuf Bin Cornelius Anuar Abdullah McAfee, Sekolah Kebangsaan Seri Budiman, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia.

Lian Yi Wen, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bandar Utama Damansara (3), Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

Muhammad Ridhauddin Bin Noordin, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Muhibbah, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.

Kasih Syareena Binti Mohd Tarmizi,  Sekolah Menengah Sains Perempuan Seremban, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

Hasya Sofiya Binti Mohamad Haris Fadilah,  Sekolah Menengah Sains Perempuan Seremban, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

Warda Wafin Natasha Binti Abdullah,  Sekolah Menengah Sains Perempuan Seremban, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

Khairyn Iryna Sofea Binti Khairul Nizam ,  Sekolah Menengah Sains Perempuan Seremban, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

Aisya Shahira Binti Ahmad Nordi,  Sekolah Menengah Sains Perempuan Seremban, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

Nur Alia Irdina Binti Rosdi,  Sekolah Menengah Sains Perempuan Seremban, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

Akashdev Dhillon, Sri Kuala Lumpur International (Secondary) School, Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

Fahd Muzhaffar Bin Mohamad Faiz, Sekolah Menengah Sains Alam Shah, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Sushi Emilia Aisyah Binti Abd Rashid, Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

An Nurarina Eliya Binti Jais, Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Amirah Karmila Binti Mohd Faisal, Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Nur Farahin Binti Mohamad Nasir, Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Nur Insyirah Binti Ab. Malek, Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Athirah Binti Nurul Haszeli, Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Iman Umairah Binti Mohammad Taufik, Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Nur Izzati Binti Ismail, Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Reena Roshini Ratna Dass, Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Thevasree Pilehnthiran, Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Ainu Maisarah Binti Aminuddin,  Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Nur Aisyah Binti Mokhtar, Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Nuwwarah A’lyaa Binti Nu’aman,  Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 Siti Nur Azmina Binti Mohd Hisham,  Sekolah Seri Puteri, Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

Siti Nur Darwissyah Binti Mohd Nazrul, Sekolah Seri Puteri, Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Iman Nurzuhayra Binti Zuraimi, Sekolah Seri Puteri, Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Aina Safira Binti Mohd Affandi, Sekolah Seri Puteri, Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

Aqilah Ulfah Binti Azlan, Sekolah Seri Puteri, Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

Lee Xian Zheng, Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Cina Jelutong, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

Micole Chung Syn Tung, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Benjamin Koh Yung LI, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Christina Ku Pei San, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Tania Tan, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu,  Sabah, Malaysia

Isis Chow, Sekolah Tinggi Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu,  Sabah, Malaysia.

Lakshaanaa Kannan, SMK Infant Jesus Convent, Johor Baharu, Johor, Malaysia.

Vernon Tey,  Tenby International School Miri, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Haziq Bin Mohamad Salleh,  SMI Al-Amin Bestari d’Merlimau, Merlimau, Melaka.

Noor Hafizi Hasani Bin Noorasrul Hasani, SMK Sultan Badlishah, Kulim, Kedah, Malaysia.

Arabella Lack, The Godolphin and Latymer School, Hammersmith, London, England.

Rachel Ong, Wesley Methodist Penang International, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

Kuar Yu Zhe, Kuala Lumpur Baptist Church Resource Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Chloe Wong,  Kuala Lumpur Baptist Church Resource Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Terrence Tan Jun Hao,  Peirce Secondary School, Singapore.

Tan Yi Xin,  SMK Infant Jesus Convent, Johor Baharu, Johor, Malaysia.

Daniella DeLeon,  Foshay Learning Center, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Isabella Harrison,  CLQ, Av, Cezira Giovanoni Moretti, Santa Rosa, Piracicaba, Brazil.

 

 

THE  PANEL OF JUDGES

 

SENIOR CATEGORY

Chief Judge


Dr. Thad Q. Bartlett
Associate Professor at the Department of Anthropology, University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, USA. His primary research interest is in the behavioural ecology of living primates. Behavioral ecology focuses on how individuals adapt to constraints imposed by physical and social environments. Most recently he has begun to focus on the applied dimensions of primate ecology and is currently working with colleagues in Thailand and Malaysia to document gibbon density and distribution in human modified landscapes.

Dr. David J. Chivers
Former Reader Emeritus in primate biology and conservation at the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, The United Kingdom. Has done extensive research on primates in Malaysia and other South East Asian countries. He has made 55 visits overseas, to nine countries, for fieldwork, totalling nearly 7 years. Dr. Chivers is a Trustee of Twycross Zoo and St. Helen’s School Northwood (and, formerly, Fauna and Flora International) and Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation UK

Mr. Cornelius Anuar Abdullah McAfee
Director of the International Centre at Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA), Gong Badak Campus,Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu Malaysia. A Canadian national and an active member of the Malaysian Nature Society with many years of field experience in ornitholgy and wildlife habitats, including primates, especially in the forests around Lake Kenyir in Terengganu.. Also teaches English at Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin

 

JUNIOR CATEGORY

Chief Judge

Dr. Andie Ang
A biological anthropologist by training, she is President of The Jane Goodall Institute (Singapore), an organization dedicated to continuing the legacy of Dr. Jane Goodall’s work with humans, animals, and the environment. She is also the chairperson of the Raffles’ Banded Langur Working Group, working towards conservation of this primate in both Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia.She also studies Tonkin snub-nosed monkeys, silvered langurs, and black-shanked doucs in Vietnam.

Dato’ Dr. Mikaail Kavanagh
Former executive director of the World Wide Fund for Nature Malaysia (WWF-Malaysia)  from 1991-2006. He started his service with the Fund in 1981 as a project officer and had tackled diverse and complex conservation issues.Under his leadership, the Fund has grown into an active and well-recognized entity. A training scheme initiated by him has helped numerous young Malaysians to obtain their diplomas and post graduate degrees while working with WWF-Malaysia.

Has previously studied primates in both the savanna and forest zones of Cameroon, West Africa.

 

Dr. Christopher Gibbins
Professor and Head of the School of Environmental and Geographical studies, Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Nottingham Malaysia at Semenyih, Selangor. His expertise covers river ecology, human impacts on river ecosystems, environmental flows, and river restoration science. He is also very passionate about wildlife and conservation.

 

THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE WOULD SPECIALLY LIKE TO RECORD A NOTE OF THANKS TO THE HABITAT FOUNDATION FOR SPONSORING THE CASH PRIZES AND ALSO TO THE PARENT-TEACHER ASSOCIATION OF SEKOLAH MENENGAH SAINS ALAM SHAH (ASiS), KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, FOR GIVING AN ALLOCATION TO RUN THIS YEAR’S COMPETITION

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The AIWC 2018 is now open for entries from students from around the world!

The ASiS International Essay Writing Competition 2018 is now open for entries from students from around the world! 

Do you have a talent for writing? Are you interested in wildlife and environmental conservation?  Then you could be a potential winner of the 8th ASiS International Environmental Essay Competition. This environmental essay competition is organized by SM Sains Alam Shah (Alam Shah Science School or ASiS), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in close collaboration with Roots and Shoots Malaysia and the Malaysian Primatological Society with the support of the Ministry of Education Malaysia.

The competition was officially launched on 12 February 2018 at SM Sains Alam Shah by Mr. Fakhrul Hatta Bin Musa, Deputy Director General 1 of the Department of Wildlife and National Parks, Peninsular Malaysia. This included a welcome address by the school principal, Mr. Norazhar Bin Mohd Shah, a speech by Rina Omar, Programme Manager of Roots & Shoots Malaysia, and a keynote address by Dr. Nadine Ruppert, from Universiti Sains Malaysia. This was followed by a mini exhibition on primates by the Malaysian Primatological Society.

Mr. Fakhrul Hatta Bin Musa, Deputy Director General 1 of the Department of Wildlife and National Parks, Peninsular Malaysia, launches the event.
Ahmad Sabiren Bin Ahmad Bashah

Dr. Nadine Ruppert, senior lecturer at the school of biological sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, delivers the keynote address.
Ahmad Sabiren Bin Ahmad Bashah


Rina Omar, Programme Manager of Roots & Shoots Malaysia, talks about Roots & Shoots and its role.
Ahmad Sabiren Bin Ahmad Bashah


Teachers and students from invited schools in attendance.
Ahmad Sabiren Bin Ahmad Bashah

 

Students aged 12 to 18 years from all over the world are encouraged to submit entries to this year’s competition with the theme: Conserving our Precious Wildlife: Primates – a Global Perspective. Click (here to view categories).

The competition challenges students to learn more about primates and the threats they face, and to use their creativity to express their views about the importance of nature conservation.

The cash prizes for this competition have been generously sponsored by The Habitat Foundation as part of its environmental education programmes. Winners will also receive book prizes and a special certificate of commendation Click (here to view prizes offered).  A total of 20 prizes will be awarded in both the Junior (12-15) and Senior (16-18) categories. Click Chere link to view Terms and conditions) to find out how you can enter! Click (here to download entry form). To understand what primates are and what to focus on when writing your essays, click (here to view theme and focus).

All entries should be received by the Competition Secretariat at aiwc2018@asiskl.org  by 31 May 2018 and the names of winners will be announced on 15 September 2018. To know more about entry requirements, click (here to view frequently asked questions), and for information on the important dates during the dates of the competition, as well as contact details, click (here to view Dates & contact).

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