Watch or listen: Reach for the Stars – A Nobel Laureate talks on the importance of Science in COVID-19

The interplay of immunology, sociology and ecology in the coronavirus pandemic.

 

The AIC’s Partnership for Australia-Indonesia Research, in collaboration with AIC partner Universitas Hasanuddin, is proud to present an inspirational two-hour webinar in both English and Bahasa Indonesia.

The first hour, conducted in English, featured Nobel Laureate Professor Peter Doherty on the impact and learnings from COVID-19 in immunology, sociology and ecology, alongside UNHAS Rector Professor Dwia Aries Tina Pulubuhu and Dean of the UNHAS School of Graduate Studies Professor Jamaluddin Jompa.

Read about this event: A circular economy is our only hope says Nobel Laureate Peter Doherty

In the second hour, renowned biologist and geneticist Professor Sangkot Marzuki AM (former President of the Indonesian Academy of Sciences and Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology) and Professor Dr Irawan Yusuf (former Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at UNHAS) continued the conversation in Bahasa Indonesia.

This webinar was facilitated by the UNHAS School of Graduate Studies as part of the University’s 64th Anniversary – Dies Natalis UNHAS – and was also supported by the Indonesian Young Academy of Sciences (ALMI) and the Association of Australian Alumni in Indonesia South Sulawesi Chapter (IKAMA).

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Our panel of expert guests (hour one)

Laureate Professor Peter Doherty AC, Patron of the Doherty Institute and Immunologist

Peter Doherty shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovering the nature of the cellular immune defense. << Full bio

Professor Dwia Aries Tina Pulubuhu, Universitas Hasanuddin Rector and Sociologist

Professor Dwia Aries Tina Pulubuhu is the Rector of Universitas Hasanuddin, and the first woman to hold this position. << Full bio

Professor Jamaluddin Jompa, Professor in Marine Ecology and Management & Dean of the Graduate School, Universitas Hasanuddin

Professor Jamaluddin Jompa also serves an advisor to the Indonesian Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries. << Full bio

Moderator: Helen Brown, Head of Communications & Outreach @ The Australia-Indonesia Centre

Helen Brown is a former journalist and ABC Indonesia correspondent. She previously served as Digital Economy Fellow at the AIC. << Full bio

 

Our panel of expert guests (hour two)

Professor Sangkot Marzuki AM, former President of the Indonesian Academy of Sciences
Professor Sangkot Marzuki was also Director of the Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology in Jakarta from 1992-2014. << Full bio
Professor Dr Irawan Yusuf, former Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of Universitas Hasanuddin

Professor Dr Irawan Yusuf completed his PhD at the Hiroshima University School of Medicine, Japan in 1992. << Full bio

Moderator: Dr Sudirman Nasir, AIC Senior Fellow

Dr Sudirman is a lead researcher on the AIC’s PAIR program and a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Hasanuddin. << Full bio

 

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A circular economy is our only hope says Nobel Laureate Peter Doherty

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