Sparks from the Spirit: From Science to Innovation, Development, and Sustainability

Sparks from the Spirit: From Science to Innovation, Development, and Sustainability

by Yongyuth Yuthavong

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789814774574
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/11/2018
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Yongyuth Yuthavong studied chemistry in the UK and worked at Mahidol University, Thailand. He received the Outstanding Scientist of Thailand award and the Nikkei Asia Prize for Science, Technology and Innovation from the Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Japan, for his work on malaria and antimalarials. He was the first president of the Thailand National Science and Technology Development Agency, former Minister of Science and Technology, and former Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand.

Table of Contents

The Spirit of Science

The Spirit Has Sparks

Nurturing the Spirit, Enhancing the Sparks

Cultivating the Brain

Creating the Sparks from the Spirit

What Is Science For?

Present and New Challenges

Addressing the Base of the Pyramid

Danger and Risks in the Sparks

Sparks for Sustainable Development

Moving beyond Sustainability

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