Oxford clarifies Thum's role as that of research associate with school of anthropology: report

Oxford clarifies Thum's role as that of research associate with school of anthropology: report

- Thum Ping Tjin is a Visiting Fellow of the Fertility and Reproduction Studies Group at Oxford’s School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, said the university.

- (PHOTO: Screenshot from Gov.sg YouTube page) Thum Ping Tjin is a Visiting Fellow of the Fertility and Reproduction Studies Group at Oxford’s School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, said the university.

- (PHOTO: Screenshot from Gov.sg YouTube page) Oxford University has clarified historian Thum Ping Tjin’s role at the institution, after the Singapore Parliament Secretariat wrote to the academic to inquire about his position there.

- Oxford’s head of communications Stephen Rouse said Thum is a research associate with the university’s School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, reported The Straits Times on Saturday (14 April).

- The university’s spokesperson added that the school has three categories of research associates, and Thum falls under the category of social scientists based outside the university working with members of the department.

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