Cognitio Perspectives

Cognitio Perspectives

[Perspectives] Banking on Food for the Future

Banking on Food for the Future 9th October 2018   Nicholas is the Co-Founder of The Food Bank Singapore, which aims to be the prevailing centralised coordinating organisation for all food donations in Singapore. He is also the Managing Director of FoodXervices Inc Pte Ltd where he is responsible for logistics, operations and procurement. Nicholas…

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[Perspectives] One Life to Live

One Life to Live 8th October 2018   Dr. William Wan is the General Secretary of the Singapore Kindness Movement and is actively involved in several boards and committees of non-profit organizations and government agencies. He is also a winner of the Active Ager Award (Council of the Third Age) 2011. He was also instrumental…

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[Perspectives] Failure is When You Stop Trying: Behind Project Dignity

Failure is When You Stop Trying: Behind Project Dignity 18th September 2018   Mr. Koh Seng Choon is the founder and Managing Director of Dignity Kitchen, Singapore’s first hawker training centre for the disadvantaged and people with disabilities. The mission is to build and help these people regain a sense of dignity through their work.…

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[Perspectives] The Power of Data Visualization

The Power of Data Visualization 28th August 2018   David Murphy is a data visualisation and analytics enthusiast, having been in the field for more than 10 years. His passion for data visualisation extends outside of work, with him running his own website and YouTube channel dedicated to the field; Datasaurus-Rex.com. This pushes him to…

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[Perspectives] Bust Stress with Practical Tips in Everyday Life

Bust Stress with Practical Tips in Everyday Life 17 April 2018 RC4Wellness, a RC4 Cognitio Pod that looks into engaging the residents with different aspects of wellness, invited Mr. Khoo Yi Feng to share with the residents on how to bust stress with practical tips in everyday life. It is especially useful when it is…

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[Perspectives] Social Challenges in Singapore: Empowering Youths to Take Ownership

Social Challenges in Singapore: Empowering Youths to Take Ownership 3rd April 2018, 7.30pm-9.00pm   On 3 April 2018, Mr. Desmond Lee, Minister for Social and Family Development and Second Minister for Ministry of National Development, visited RC4 to have a closed-door intellectual discourse with RC4 students and fellows. Participants had a lively and interactive session with…

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[Perspectives] Feeding People through Rescued Food

Feeding People through Rescued Food 13th March 2018 In 2017, Mr. Daniel Tay, Hero of Happiness, Freegan in Singapore, spent just $8 on food. It began with a simple experiment to ask his neighbors for their leftover food. Eventually, his journey of exploring food wastage in Singapore started, which revealed tons of food wastage every…

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[Perspectives] Purposeful Living: Finding Meaning in Life

Purposeful Living: Finding Meaning in Life 6th February 2018 “My main purpose in life is to do everything on purpose.” – Efrat Cybulkeiewicz. Who am I and why am I here? That’s an existential question that must have crossed your mind. Beyond the endless cycle of activities – sunrise and sunset – there must be…

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