Past Professorial Lecture Series

The Professorial Lecture Series 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

27 Sep

In Search of Function: A Cancer Research Odyssey

This lecture aims to provide a greater understanding of how the molecular underpinnings of cancer cells affect their own behaviour and ultimately influence the clinical response of patients

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04 Jun

In Search of the Imperfect

Do you just ask questions or do you sometimes try to answer them? One of the more pointed challenges a scientist can face, hopefully inspiring progress in research.

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10 Apr

Banks, Firms and Financial Markets: Connecting the Dots…

This lecture will briefly touch upon issues related to (1) whether capital control policies are beneficial to the economy, (2) whether monetary policy and bank risk-taking affect financial markets and drive corporate investment, and (3) whether a firm’s investment decisions affect firm performance.

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23 Feb

The Business of Theatre in Eighteenth-Century Paris

This lecture explores the way in which a playhouse was managed in eighteenth-century France, especially the strategies developed to break down the commercialization of Parisian performances by the ‘Théâtres de boulevard’.

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