[biod crew] Navjot Sodhi’s module objective, “I just wanna teach them some empathy”

[biod crew] Navjot Sodhi’s module objective, “I just wanna teach them some empathy”

Introductory slide in LSM1303 Animal Behaviour (NUS) Yesterday morning, I delivered the introductory lecture to this academic year’s LSM1303 Animal Behaviour module for non-biology students. I explained to students that the original course for zoology students was initiated in the 90′s by a fresh-off-the-boat Navjot Sodhi. He applied himself energetically to his teaching when he came and initiated the Animal Behaviour course for biology students. When we recce-d Tioman for the honours year field course (with Tommy Tan, obviously), I discussed with him many issues about NUS. Amongst the things I shared was how undergrads were unfamiliar about the peer review process – to my surprise when he got back, he initiated a review paper assignment with two peer reviews by fellow undergrads using pen-names and corrections by authors – and he marked all of it! And he did this for seve...

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