Thought Leadership

Some of the world’s leaders, and leading thinkers from NUS and overseas, regularly gather and add to the rich diversity of thoughts and ideas on our campuses, in Singapore and across the globe.
Here’s what they had to share.

On low carbon economy

Low carbon economy after the Paris Climate Agreement

Speaker: Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, President, National University of Singapore09 May 2017

NUS President Professor Tan Chorh Chuan shared his thoughts about the challenges of a low carbon economy for emerging economies, and the development of the Paris Rulebook, in this opinion editorial featured in a publication entitled “Energy Elders – Outlook 2020+”.

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Bad numbers in the news: How to spot them, and how to stop them

Bad numbers in the news: How to spot them, and how to stop them

Speaker: Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk at Cambridge University16 Jun 2017
Honouring EW Barker

Honouring EW Barker

Speaker: Mr Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore30 May 2017
Revolutionary approaches in Science Education

Revolutionary approaches in Science Education

Speaker: Professor Carl Wieman, Nobel Laureate and Physicist, Stanford University28 Apr 2017
Future-ready Asia

Future-ready Asia

Speaker: 21 Apr 2017