3 November 2020

May 19, 2022
Amazing Mushrooms Nature’s Gift
Professor Dr Vikineswary Subaratnam FASc is an avid fan of mushrooms and has spent her research studying these macrofungi. The oldest documentation of mushrooms goes all the way back to 3,500 B.C as it can be found in a rock painting in southern Algeria. Professor Dr Vikineswary expands on the role of mushrooms in nature and shares about the three life strategies of a mushroom. Check out what the life strategies are by listening to her session.
May 19, 2022
What a Waste!
Professor Dr Nik Meriam Nik Sulaiman FASc explores the different types of waste present in our society today, sharing that that waste is not limited to physical items but that it goes beyond to things like emotions, time, and potential among others. She shared about how she utilised her grounding as a chemical engineer when asked to review the development process of making batik. Find out how she helped with the effort to introduce a cleaner production process for the batik industry by clicking the video.
May 19, 2022
Reimagining Ageing Debunking Myths and Stereotypes
Professor Dato’ Dr Tengku Aizan Tengku Abdul Hamid FASc debunks four myths and stereotypes about ageing; namely that older people are insignificant in number, older people deteriorate mentally and physically, older people cannot learn new things and older people are a burden to the society. Hit play to hear just how old can be gold, according to Professor Dr Tengku Aizan.