09 Mar

How Genomics Is Changing Medicine

Technological innovation has dramatically reduced the cost of genome sequencing. It is now affordable to sequence DNA from people, cancers and pathogens, and this will have major implications for health.

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19 Jan

How ‘Big Food’ Kills Us?

 

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.

 

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20 Nov

Conflicts of Care at the End of Life: Japan, United Kingdom and the United States

Recent decades have witnessed an outpouring of writings on disease and illness experiences that underscore the urgency of transforming how we treat ourselves, one another and our planet.

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14 Nov

Bridging the Education Gap

Many university students graduate without the skills employers want or skills that allow them to start their own ventures. After investing years of study and a lot of money for their education, they can neither find a job nor create one resulting in what is called the Education Gap

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04 Nov

Silk Roads Old and New: A Historical Perspective on BRI

Professor Mark Elliott is the Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and the Department of History at Harvard University.

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15 Aug

Mending Broken Hearts

It has been 50 years since the first human heart transplant was performed by Dr Christiaan Barnard at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town. Professor John Wallwork who performed the world’s first heart-lung and liver transplant with Professor Sir Roy Calne, will share his over 30 years’ experience at Papworth Hospital, Cambridge.

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05 Aug

Mending Broken Hearts

It has been 50 years since the first human heart transplant was performed by Dr Christiaan Barnard at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town. Professor John Wallwork who performed the world’s first heart-lung and liver transplant with Professor Sir Roy Calne, will share his over 30 years’ experience at Papworth Hospital, Cambridge.

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04 Aug

Powerful Questions: The DNA Of Creativity And Innovation

Some questions are more powerful than others. Powerful questions engage a person’s mind, create energy and take the conversation to a new perspective, towards creative possibilities and innovative solutions.

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03 Aug

One Belt, One Road: An Explanation

In the past several years, China has made bold and innovative moves, such as the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), and development of a multitude of intercontinental transportation and economic infrastructures, to establish palpable linkages with the world beyond China in real-time and real-space.

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14 May

Social Impact Investing: Fighting Poverty through Enterprise

Over the last decade a new breed of venture capitalism has emerged: social impact investors who invest in sustainable and scalable enterprises among the poor.

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