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Amy Ho: Collaboration summary

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Amy Ho: Collaboration summary

  1. 1. © Copyright National University of Singapore. All Rights Reserved. COLLABORATION VENUE : 32-R&D COMMONS FACILITATOR : AMY HO Amy Ho | Director of Environmental Sustainability | amy.ho@nus.edu.sg
  2. 2. © Copyright National University of Singapore. All Rights Reserved. New Collaboration Models – Going Forward Within the university Within the city / state / country With global partners HOW DIFFERENT WILL IT LOOK?
  3. 3. © Copyright National University of Singapore. All Rights Reserved. Collaboration within the University Operations Teaching Research Structures and Processes - New entity drawing from faculty staff, to lead sustainability initiative (to overcome inherent silos/ resistance) - Tying budget and performance appraisal with sustainability Funding - External eg EU Horizon 2020 as incentive to promote interdisciplinary research within university - Not to be adverse to university funding in seeding community projects (directly or through Non-Profit Organizations)
  4. 4. © Copyright National University of Singapore. All Rights Reserved. Collaboration within the University University as Convenor -AIM Day (Uppsala Univ) to solve sustainability problems, involving private sector coys and univ researchers. Seed funding of selected projects (by univ) - Involving students from different univs, via online exchange to find solutions on global environmental issues Finding a Common Goal / Creating Sense of Urgency - Think big, go for grand challenges (consortium of ISCN univs) - Universities collaborating with each other as network

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