WAAVP 2023

Showcase your research in the advancement of veterinary and parasitology.



MSPTM Photography Competition 2022 will be held on the 1 November 2022 until 31 January 2023. The photography competition will be organized and the details are as follows:


1. Open to all interested participants.

2. The themes of the competition are divided into three (3) categories:

i. Activities in the lab – Scientific images using photographic methods to capture phenomena or activities that occur in the lab. The beauty of the resulting image creates a distinctive history of photography in the field of science seen from the perspective of the arts.

ii. Activities in the field – Capturing meaningful moments outside the lab that is related to research. The message within the image often gives a more profound meaning than words can ever express.

iii. Beauty of organisms – Discovering the beauty of organisms under the microscope, electron microscope, micro lens etc.

iv. Representation art- Art that seeks to depict the physical appearance of reality also called objective or figurative art

3. There is no limit to the number of entries that can be submitted per participant.

4. A softcopy of photography must be uploaded upon registration, in JPEG, PNG or TIFF format, and also with the meaning and messages about the photographs (within 100 words). Kindly ensure you have named your file for submission with your full name as per IC.

5. The size of photo should be 140cm (width) x 110cm (height).

6. Resolution of photo should at least 200 dpi and above.

7.  Photos can be sent in either “Black & White” or “Full Color”.

8.  Photos should be free from any sedition, defamation, political, religious and all negative elements or that can offend any party.

9.  All entries must be original work, and not been published in any mass media or other competitions.

10. Each entrant will be restricted to one prize only.

11. All photos submitted to this contest may be used by the Malaysian Society of Parasitology & Tropical Medicine.

12. All entries become and remain the property of Malaysian Society of Parasitology & Tropical Medicine and may be used without permission or credit.

13. Participation not fulfilling these conditions and criteria will not be considered.

14. The judge’s decision is final.

15. Four cash prizes (each RM200.00) with certificates will be presented.

16. The winner’s photos will be used as the cover photos for MSPTM’s official journal, Tropical Biomedicine.

17. The winners will be announced in March 2023, and the prize will be presented during the Society’s AGM.

18. All photos should be submitted via online registration form not later than 5:00pm, 31 January 2023.

19. For enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Victoria Foo/ Dr. Mehru Nisha via email to msptmevents@gmail.com.