Past Jeffrey Cheah Distinguished Speakers Series

The Jeffrey Cheah Distinguished Speakers Series (JCDSS) at Sunway University seeks to give the community and the public an opportunity to listen to outstanding experts speak on a variety of issues, providing a platform for intellectual discourse and lifelong learning.

This is one of the many activities which Sunway University has embarked on to further boost its Social Responsibility efforts in education. All public lectures under the Series are free and open to the public. All are invited.

 

Past Lectures

28 Jun

Climate Change and Unique Challenges to Pacific Island Countries

The challenges of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the face of climate change are well-documented. Some challenges derive from their geophysical nature, including small land mass, low elevation and high exposure to climate-related disasters.

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10 Jun

Global Universities In An Age Of Anxiety

We live in times of unprecedented complexity. The challenges we face are global, yet responses have been muted and insular. In this lecture, Professor Toope will argue that critical thinking and collaboration, across borders, disciplines and institutions, have never been more crucial than they are now.

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24 Jan

Human Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology in Child-Related Crime Investigations

Step changes in research tend to occur at the intersections of different disciplines. This lecture will chart the course of an entire award-winning investigative process that originated from such an opportunistic incident.

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04 Jan

Transformative Education for Global Health Equity

Education of health professionals can create “experts” or even “professionals.” But how can medical professionals be transformed as social change leaders in shaping the health care system?

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