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Xiaolan Fu appointed to 2019 Newton Prize committee
Professor Xiaolan Fu has been appointed to the 2019 Newton Prize committee.
The Newton Prize recognises excellent science, research and innovation in support of economic development and social welfare in the Newton Fund’s 17 partner countries.
The annual £1 million prize fund celebrates the best partnerships between the UK and Newton countries, encouraging international collaboration to address global challenges.
For the 2019 Newton Prize, the countries are China, Indonesia and the Philippines.
Professor Fu is one of ten members of the committee, which is chaired by Professor Alice P Gast of Imperial College London.
The committee reviews shortlisted applications and makes the final decision on winners.
Professor Fu is Professor of Technology and International Development at ODID and Director of the Technology and Management Centre for Development (TMCD).
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