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Datuk Dr. Mazlan Othman

Dr. Mazlan Othman obtained a Ph.D. in Astrophysics from the University of Otago , New Zealand, and became a lecturer at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 1981. She was seconded to the Prime Minister's Department in 1990 to set up and head the Planetarium Division, which subsequently became the Space Science Studies Division in 1993. In 1994, she was appointed by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia as a professor of astrophysics. In 1999, she became the director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA) in Vienna, Austria. Afterwards, Dr. Othman returned to Malaysia to become the founding director-general of the National Space Agency (ANGKASA) beginning in July 2002. Dr. Othman also attended the Advanced Manager Programme at Harvard Business School in 2005. Upon retirement from Malaysian Civil Service in December 2007, she resumed her post as director of OOSA. In June 2009, Dr. Othman was appointed deputy director-general of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV). Dr. Othman retired from the United Nations in December 2013 and was appointed project director of Mega Science 3.0 at Academy of Sciences Malaysia in August 2014.

The podcast episodes are excerpted from her conversation with the Foundation for Perdana Magazine.

SCHOOL DAYS
SCHOOL DAYS

Dr Mazlan speaks about her schooling experience where she was initially very interested in the arts but...

ANGKASAWAN
ANGKASAWAN

Dr Mazlan talks about the famed Ankasawan programme that she oversaw. She recalls how Dr. Mahathir wanted...

  • Malaysia Economy: Selected Issues and Policy Directions
  • Power And Prosperity: Outgrowing Communist And Capitalist Dictatorships
  • The Dynamics of Socio-Economic Development: An Introduction
  • Malaysia's Economic Sustainability: Confronting New Challenges Amidst Global Realities
  • Malaysia's Economic Challenges: A Critical Analysis of the Malaysian Economy, Governance and Society
  • The Malayan Emeregency 1948-1960
  • MALAYSIA'S NEW ECONOMIC POLICY
  • MALAYSIA Policies & Issues in Economic Development
  • MAHATHIR MOHAMAD : A VISIONARY & HIS VISION OF MALAYSIA'S K-ECONOMY
  • Political economy of development in Malaysia
  • Modern Malaysia in the Global Economy: Political and Social Change into the 21st Century
  • MONEY : HOW THE DESTRUCTION OF THE DOLLAR THREATENS THE GLOBAL ECONOMY-AND WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT IT
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