Public talks

Public Talks

“Soy sauce and industrial food production in Singapore” as part of the event “Soy sauce across Asia: tradition taste and technology” Organized for Singapore National Heritage Board HeritageFest. 27th May 2021. 

“Denizens of the data-fied city” Talk for Singapore Research Nexus event “Smart Citizenship in and Beyond Singapore,” 12 May 2021.

“Genomics: Rewriting our health” Podcast. Trailblazers with Walter Isaacson.

“The technology of response in Asia” COVIDCalls #175 with Scott Gabriel Knowles, 24th November 2020.

“Trace Together and the societal impact of citizen science” New Naratif podcast, 24th May 2020.

“Exhibition (de)tour: Living with our creations” NTU Centre for Contemporary Art, 5 December 2019.

“Rethinking AI: What if the future is not robotic?” Head Foundation, Singapore, 10th April, 2019.

“Retracing the spice road: How Southeast Asia shaped Europe’s tastes.” HistoriaSG Public Lecture, National Museum of Singapore, 22 April 2017.

“The Social Context of Serendipity” TEDxSingapore, December 2013.


(2019) Paul Biegler, “Leaps and boundaries: the rise of China as a science superpower” Sydney Morning Herald, 23 June.

(2018) Rob Stein, “Doctors in China lead race to cure cancer by editing genes” NPR, 21 February.