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.

Shuffles towards the fourth prime minister

Asia’s growing impact on global higher education

Writer: Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, former NUS President28 Dec 2017

This commentary by former NUS President Professor Tan Chorh Chuan was based on a keynote lecture he delivered on 7 December 2017 at the Royal Society in London.

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Singapore in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Singapore in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Speakers: NUS Senior Deputy President and Provost Professor Ho Teck Hua, Deputy Secretary of Singapore’s Smart Nation and Digital Government Office Mr Tan Kok Yam, Assistant Managing Director of Singapore Economic Development Board Mr Lim Kok Kiang, and Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology CEO Professor Daniel Hastings13 Feb 2018
ASEAN Economic Integration: Myth or Reality

ASEAN Economic Integration: Myth or Reality

Speaker: Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta. Maria, Senior Policy Fellow, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia06 Feb 2018
University alliances in research

University alliances in research

Speaker: Professor Tan Eng Chye, NUS President06 Feb 2018
Importance of ageing with vigour

Importance of ageing with vigour

Speaker: Mr Teo Chee Hean, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister22 Jan 2018