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  Annoucement & Call for papers

National Postgraduate and Scholars’ Conference on

Theme: Science and Technology for Sustainability

1 – 2 November 2017
Faculty of Science, University of Malaya



  Download Conference Call for Paper in pdf.

We are pleased to announce that the National Postgraduate and Scholar’s Conference on Science, Technology and Society (STS2017) will be organised by Department of Science and Technology Studies, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya. The conference provides a unique platform for multi-, inter- and trans-disciplinary studies on Science, Technology and Society (STS). In line with the conference theme this year, the focus will be on the contribution of STS studies in enabling global, national and local transitions towards sustainability, especially in support of the 2030 global and national agenda on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

We especially welcome the participation of postgraduate students and young researchers that are involved in (but not limited to) fields related to the conference sub-themes:


Conference Sub-themes

  • Public Policy of Socio-technical Transitions for Sustainability
  • Philosophy and Epistemology of Science for Sustainability
  • Ethics and Socio-Legal aspects of Science for Sustainability
  • Policy, Planning and Management of Green and Sustainable Technology
  • Technopreneurship and Innovation Management in the era of Sustainable Development
  • Media and Public Understanding of Science for Sustainability
  • Education for Sustainable Development
  • Religion and Culture for a Sustainable Future
  • Food Technology, Safety and Security for a Sustainable  Future  


Important Dates

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 August 2017 (extended deadline)
Acceptance notification: 1 Aug 2017
Deadline for registration: 1 Oct 2017
Deadline for full paper submission: 15 Oct 2017

Paper Review and Acceptance

We especially welcome the participation of postgraduate students and young researchers in the field of Science, Technology and Sustainability. Papers should not exceed 8,000 words and should include an abstract of 100-150 words. For the abstract and paper submission guidelines, please refer to the conference website.

Registration and Rates

All participants are required to register via the Online Registration system. The system will be active from the beginning of August 2017. Registration rates are as follows:

Paper Presenter - Students (University of Malaya, Dept of S&T Studies student): RM70
Paper Presenter - Students (University of Malaya, non-Dept of S&T Studies student): RM100
Paper Presenter - Students (non-University Malaya): RM150
Paper Presenter - Scholars: RM250

Participant (non-paper presenter): RM50

* More details about the payment method will be available in August 2017


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