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

Yongyuth Yuthavong



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Pan Stanford Publishing Pte Ltd
20 December 2017
Politics & government; Industrial applications of scientific research & technological innovation; Popular science; Materials science; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology
The sparks from the spirit of science include not only new knowledge but also innovations, the major ingredients of development and sustainability. This book creates an understanding of science and its role in innovation and sustainable development and points out unfilled gaps in human development. It highlights opportunities for societies to overcome obstacles in development. The book is written in an easy-to-understand manner, avoiding technical jargon, and contains case studies, practical examples, and historical perspectives. It is intended for a general, especially young readership and will appeal to those curious about the nature of science and its benefits, together with its possible pitfalls.
By:   Yongyuth Yuthavong
Imprint:   Pan Stanford Publishing Pte Ltd
Country of Publication:   Singapore
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm, 
Weight:   635g
ISBN:   9789814774574
ISBN 10:   981477457X
Pages:   286
Publication Date:   20 December 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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.

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