Indonesian Academy of Science (AIPI) and ANU Indonesia Project are fostering new relationship

Professor Mayling Oey-Gardiner and the members of Indonesian Academy of Science visited ANU Indonesia Project

Professor Mayling Oey-Gardiner and the members of Indonesian Academy of Science visited ANU Indonesia Project

 

ANU Indonesia Project (the Project) received a visit from the Indonesian Academy of Science (AIPI, Akademi Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia) on Tuesday 25 November 2014 . The Academy has just launched its Indonesian Science Agenda involving eight topics. The representatives were Professor Mayling Oey-Gardiner from AIPI advisory board and members of AIPI’s Young Scientists Study Committee including Dr Teguh Dartanto, Dr Najib Burhani, Dr Sudirman Nasir and Dr Roby Muhamad.

The discussion with the Project focused on the 8th Agenda, namely economy, society and governance. Within this agenda, the Academy introduced three topics, i.e.

  • youth as a bridge to sustainable development
  • new forms of poverty and inequality in the future
  • effective and democratically legitimate public policies.

The Project and the Academy members discussed the issues and challenges of these topics. The Project stressed the importance of maintaining conducive research environment to foster critical thinking and was represented by Professor Hal Hill, Associate Professor Budy Resosudarmo, Associate Professor Pierre van der Eng, Associate Professor Blane Lewis, Dr Arianto Patunru and Dr Robert Sparrow.