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Scholarship voyage

Ujang, Zaini (2010) Scholarship voyage. Penerbit UTM, Skudai, Johor Bahru. ISBN 978–983–52–0740–2

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Abstract

The Merdeka Award Lecture covers the various stages of development in the voyage of scholarship of Zaini Ujang; from childhood to professorship, from personal experience to philosophical maturity, from uncertainties to idealism, and from pure chemistry to professional insights on water sustainability. The focus of the talk is on traits of scholarship and inlellectual development as well as university and intellectual idealism. The role of academia in value creation, innovation and creativity will be highlighted, focusing on the strategy and initiative towards an innovation ecosystem and dynamic intellectual climate which Zaini believes should thrive if the academia wants to remain relevant and competitive. Important milestones in the academic pursuit and scholastic excellence expounded by Zaini are also highlighted in his strive towards creating a vibrant knowledge culture and fertile intellectual ecosystem in UTM where he leads as the Vice Chancellor. Special reference to his academic venture in water sciences and sustainability is also included.

Item Type:Book
Subjects:H Social Sciences
Divisions:Others
ID Code:30128
Deposited By: Liza Porijo
Deposited On:15 Apr 2013 11:43
Last Modified:05 Feb 2017 11:14

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