14 May 2012

Suva scientist wins Greg Urwin award

2:08 pm on 14 May 2012

A researcher at the University of the South Pacific in Suva, Rohitesh Kumar, has been awarded the Greg Urwin Award for his work on marine sponges, algae and new bioactive compounds.

The award is named after the late secretary general of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat.

It will allow Mr Kumar to spend six months at Griffith University in New South Wales continuing his research.