03 Sep

Prospects for Malaysia Baru: Constitutional Change Without Changing the Constitution

Professor Andrew Harding is a well-known expert on comparative constitutional law, who has devoted much scholarly time in studying Malaysia as well as other Southeast Asian countries, and authoring or editing more than 20 books.

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17 Aug

A World of Three Zeros: Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment and Zero Net Carbon Emissions

Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus is the father of both social business and microcredit. For his constant innovation and enterprise, the Fortune Magazine named Professor Yunus in March 2012 as “one of the greatest entrepreneurs of our time.”

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09 Aug

Life in the Anthropocene: The Challenges of Managing Environmental Hazards and Risks

From flooding and drought to destructive cyclones and atmospheric hazards, such events are increasingly cast as heralds of a new era in earth’s history, the so-called Anthropocene, in which we have only ourselves to blame and scientific experts to save us from the consequences of human-induced climate change.

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31 May

MIT: Understanding Human Intelligence to Train People and Machines to Think

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has always applied its talents toward building a better world through education, scientific discovery, and advances in technology. Now the Institute is redoubling its efforts to improve teaching methods and learning outcomes, extend educational opportunities to millions of students around the world.

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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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