By Peng Yoke Ho
This interesting booklet provides the bizarre profession of a scientist of chinese language Malaysian beginning, Ho Peng Yoke, who grew to become a humanist and rendered his companies to either jap and Western highbrow worlds. It describes how Ho tailored to operating below altering social and educational environments in Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Hong Kong and England. His actions additionally coated East Asia, Europe and North the USA. Ho Peng Yoke labored in collaboration with Joseph Needham of Cambridge over diversified classes spanning part a century within the enormous sequence technological know-how and Civilization in China. Ho for this reason succeeded Needham as Director of the Needham learn Institute, the place he held the put up for 12 years. within the advent to the ultimate quantity of that sequence, the Oxford pupil Mark Elvin remarked that Ho “had lengthy piloted the send via tricky times.” This ebook tells the tale and extra.
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One late afternoon a friend took me by car to fetch another friend to go for a game of tennis. On arrival at his home 18 I did not bear any grudge against this Registrar, who happened to be an expatriate recruited from Britain. A few years later a local girl married to an expatriate Lecturer in another Faculty attempted to occupy the garage that belonged to my university quarters. Instead of confronting her or her husband, both of whom I knew, I informed this Registrar about the matter. Without even asking me further questions he picked up the telephone and settled the issue once and for all.
After I gained Figure 2 Committee members of the Varsity Dance, 1949 ! Reminiscence of a Roving Scholar First Class Honours in my degree examination, Professor Alexander asked whether I would like to become a Demonstrator in Physics and do a Master Degree at the same time. I jumped at the offer, with the hope that I could make physics my career. At that time those who obtained a First Class Honours Degree were usually successful when they applied for the Queen’s Scholarship to further their studies in Britain.
The University of Malaya regarded the purpose of my leave as an opportunity for me to learn Needham’s method of research and to gain some experience in Cambridge. Rayson Huang suggested that I should pay attention to Needham’s unique filing system, while adding that certainly my going to Cambridge was not to learn Chinese from him. The Registrar, Hugh Lewis gave me a friendly warning saying, “Be careful! ” To be fair to him, Needham had never tried to influence me politically, and many years later he even wrote to me saying that I was not a political animal like him.