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14
Oct2021

Someone needs to be responsible for what appears online

Someone needs to be responsible for what appears online

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak  Opinion - New Straits Times  October 12, 2021 DIGITALISATION is very much in the air. For example, the theme of the academia month beginning Oct 5 is "Akademia diperkasa, digitalisasi dibudaya" (Academia is enhanced, digitalisation encultured). Meaning, incorporating digital technologies into the...

07
Oct2021

University rankings distort SDGs

University rankings distort SDGs

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak  Opinion - New Straits Times  June 26, 2021 Not too long ago, Malaysians were surprised by another league table exercise called "sugar daddy" (or "mummy") universities. This is another ranking that is commercially-driven, like the usual ones that used to crowd our...

07
Oct2021

Use of Ivermectin a continuous hot topic

Use of Ivermectin a continuous hot topic

 Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times July 16, 2021 There are already reportedly many countries and regions around the world implementing successful preventative and Covid-19 treatment programmes with Ivermectin. Among the notables are Peru, Paraguay, large regions of India, and Macedonia. If you...

07
Oct2021

Getting artistes, buskers to bring some cheer during pandemic

Getting artistes, buskers to bring some cheer during pandemic

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times July 13, 2021 There is no denying that the current state of affairs is difficult for many. Everyone is being challenged, what more frontliners of every category. Of late, the Arts and Public Spaces of Yayasan Hasanah...

07
Oct2021

Higher Education Commission can take us higher

Higher Education Commission can take us higher

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times August 16, 2021  The sudden departure of the higher education minister recently can be turned into a golden opportunity to take the sector up to the next level on many fronts. Foremost is the role of Higher...