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Jakarta Post

Young RI scientists bag medals, awards at APCYS

  • I Wayan Ananta Wijaya


Jakarta   /   Sat, September 8 2012   /  09:45 am

Young Indonesian scientists bagged medals — two gold, three silver and four bronze — and awards at the Asia-Pacific Conference of Young Scientists (APCYS) in Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan, on Sept. 2–7.

The team’s gold champion from Yogyakarta, young researcher Melody Grace Natalie, also won the Best Female Researcher award from the Association of Asia Pacific Physical Societies as well as the Nicest Poster Award.

“These winnings are just bonuses. What matters most for me is my process in conducting the research,” said Grace from SMA Stella Duce I Yogyakarta, who is among 10 Indonesian junior and senior high school students who won medals and awards.

They include Andre Pratama from SMAN 1 Sampit, who won the Governor of Central Kalimantan Award and the gold medal for environmental science, and silver medalists Veronica Swasti Paramita from SMAN 6 Yo...