Cognitio Perspectives

 

Cognitio Perspectives

Cognitio Perspectives will offer a platform for students to interact with guests from different facets of society. Guests will share their work, life and views on the topic(s) of their specialization/interest with students. The background of guests and topics discussed will be diversed. They last between 1.5-2 hours.

[Perspectives] 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 day. By doing so, he accidentally created a…

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[Perspectives] Our Planet, Our Health

20th February 2018

Professor Tikki Pangestu joined the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy after 13 years at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland as Director of its Research Policy & Cooperation department. As Director, he worked with countries to strengthen their national health research systems as well as developed mechanisms and initiatives to improve…

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[Perspectives] Mind in Mindfulness

13th February 2018

Govind Bommi hails from India, a Naturalized US Citizen and a PR of Singapore. Govind has a BE (Mechanical Engineering), MS (University of Massachusetts) MBA from Canacius NY. He worked for General Electric Company in various Technical and Management capacity for 15 years. He later worked for Hoechst Celanese for 12 years in several management…

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[Perspectives] 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 more to life. Beyond the tyranny of the urgent…

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[Perspectives] We Are All MAD Here

31st October 2017

Mr. Udhia Kumar has been a Family Social Worker since his graduation in 1995, with a double major in Social Work (Honours) and Psychology. His work deals with multi-stressed families, including spousal violence and transnational families. Mr Kumar has also supported NUS in delivering seminars for Social Work undergraduates. Mr. Mohammad Nafiz started the non-profit…

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