12 Jul Deadline Extension Announced for Young Omani Water Researchers Award, 2020
MEDRC has announced an extension to this year’s Omani Young Water Researchers Award. The deadline for entry has moved to August 1, 2020. Held under the auspices of the Public Authority for Water (Diam), the annual award is designed to recognize young Omani water researchers whose work has led to improvements in four key areas of water research – Water management, Wastewater treatment and reuse, Water treatment technologies, Desalination and / or related environmental research.
To be eligible to compete, applicants must be Omani nationals, between 20-35 years of age. Submitted applications will undergo two rounds of review. They are first screened for eligibility and compliance against the terms and conditions of the award, before being evaluated and scored by the Judging panel.
Winners will be announced in both undergraduate and postgraduate categories with a special prize going to the best Wastewater treatment and reuse project. A total of six winners, 2 from each category, will receive the winning prize of a trip to Dubai Expo 2021.