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Mar2019

Time to 'skip' the ranking game?

Time to 'skip' the ranking game?

Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - The New Strait TimesMarch , 2019 Like it or not, this is enough to scare many institutions resulting in total mental dependency on the league table mindset. NSTP file picNSTP/DANIAL SAAD THE university rankers were up with their wares again last...

14
Mar2019

Learning from the past

Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak My View - The Sun Daily March 12, 2019 AS we “celebrate” International Women’s Day this week, I cannot help but reflect on the past when I was first exposed to the importance of this event. Today as we talk about the 4th...

14
Mar2019

Bringing back the ‘soul’ to STEM

Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak My View - The Sun Daily March 6, 2019 MANY years ago, Akademik Sains Malaysia organised a timely conference themed “Injecting the soul in R&D” in Kuching. At that time, the idea of STREAM was already floated as an expansion to STEM (science,...

14
Mar2019

Much to learn from open debates

Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak My View - The Sun Daily February 27, 2019 HAVING been to Indonesia recently after some time gave me a somewhat different feel. Ironically, it felt like Malaysia at one point in time. The terminal where the MAS plane landed was surprisingly cheerful...

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Feb2019

Eduphobia – an emerging business?

Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak My View - The Sun Daily February 19, 2019 I READ a book recently that alleges Islamophobia is now a new “business”. There is money to be made by “selling” Islamophobia through literature, talk shows, conferences and the like. There are markets for...