Reflections on National Day Rally 2019

National Day Rally 2019: Back to a focus on the long-term future

Some weeks back, a colleague cracked a pithy joke in a meeting. He asked: "What is the point of doing research in ageing if we are all going to be underwater soon?"

He was, of course, being facetious (though not by much, I think).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 22, 2019, with the headline 'Back to a focus on the long-term future'. Print Edition | Subscribe