It was a great start to 2009 for Wendy Teo Boon Ting, 24, who struck gold when her year-long research was picked as the winner under the next generation category at the Holcim Foundation for Sustai-nable Construction Awards held in New Delhi.
The foundation awarded her US$20,000 (RM73,000) for her project on flooding and water pollution in Shanghai’s Suzhou Creek, considered one of the most polluted rivers in the world.
“With this prize money, I will be able to do more research in Malaysia,” said Teo who is from Kuching. (to find out more..) & (her project..)
text from: http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2009/1/19/nation/3059900&sec=nation
images from: http://www.holcimfoundation.org/T910/A08APng1.htm#prj
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