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] Social Challenges in Singapore: Empowering Youths to Take Ownership

3rd April 2018

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 Mr. Lee on current and future social challenges in Singapore and the various…

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[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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