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.

Governing Global-City Singapore: Legacies and Futures after Lee Kuan Yew

Speaker: Associate Professor Tan Kenneth Paul, NUS Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy04 Oct 2018

Associate Professor Kenneth Paul Tan, at the NUS Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, shared his thoughts about how governance in Singapore evolved since independence and what are Singapore’s prospects in a post-Lee Kuan Yew future when the state will have to struggle, in increasingly complex conditions, to maintain its hegemony while securing a pre-eminent position in the global economic order.

Before Nation and Beyond: Places, Histories and Identities

Before Nation and Beyond: Places, Histories and Identities

Speaker: Professor Tan Tai Yong, Yale-NUS President, and NUS University Professor Wang Gungwu 09 Apr 2019
Who is responsible for the ethical implications of AI?

Who is responsible for the ethical implications of AI?

Speaker: Professor Leong Tze Yun, NUS Computing04 Apr 2019
U@live: Education – Still a Social Leveller?

U@live: Education – Still a Social Leveller?

Speaker: Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education27 Mar 2019
Sustainable cooling for all

Sustainable cooling for all

Speaker: Associate Professor Ernest Chua, NUS Engineering26 Feb 2019