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

Birds, Humans and our Sustainable Future

Speaker: Ms Patricia Zurita, CEO of Birdlife International03 Nov 2017

A world leader in global scale biodiversity conservation, Ms Patricia Zurita delivered a keynote lecture at the 5th Asia Environment Lecture held at the NUS Law Auditorium and shared how birds and their flyways illustrate world connectivity and show a path to conservation.

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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