2017 National Book Awards
Pacific Ballroom, Hotel Seri Pacific, Kuala Lumpur (2 May 2017)

Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mohd Tajuddin bin Abdullah has won the National Book Award in 2017 for the category of Zoology. The book “Mammals Evolution” documenting the new discoveries and achievements throughout his involved in the science study together with students and associate researchers over 30 years.

Category: Best Zoology Book  (Administration)
Title: Evolusi dan Biogeografi Mamalia Malaysia (Evolution and Biogeography of Mammals in Malayisa)
Author: Prof. Dato ‘Dr. Mohd Tajuddin bin Abdullah
Publisher: Penerbit UMT

Dr. Chong Ju Lian together with Muhammad Hafiz bin Sulaiman also won the National Book Award in 2017 for the category of scientific book. This book documents regarding pangolin in Malaysia.

Category:  Best Scientific Book
Title : Tenggiling Sunda : Khazanah Alam Malaysia (Sunda Pangolin – Malaysia’s Natural Treasure)
Author : Muhammad Hafiz bin Sulaiman and Dr. Chong Ju Lian
Publisher : Penerbit UMT

Link : UMT Rangkul 4 Anugerah Buku Negara (UMT Grabs 4 National Book Award)