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.

The Future of Public Health: Leadership Perspectives from East & West

Speakers: Professor Sten H. Vermund (Dean, Yale School of Public Health), Professor Teo Yik Ying (Dean, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, NUS) and Visiting Professor Jeannette Ickovics (Yale School of Public Health)19 March 2018

Professor Sten H. Vermund, (Dean, Yale School of Public Health), Professor Teo Yik Ying (Dean, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, NUS) and Visiting Professor Jeannette Ickovics (Yale School of Public Health) discuss the global challenges facing healthcare in the 21st Century. How can we leverage transdisciplinary science and the liberal arts along with social and technological innovation to build capacity, engineer environments and inspire behaviour change as well as to promote human resilience and social connectedness?

Seeking a better urban future

Seeking a better urban future

Speaker: Dr Cheong Koon Hean, the Institute of Policy Studies' 5th S R Nathan Fellow, CEO of the Housing and Development Board06 Dec 2018
Circulations, Connections & Networks: Early Globalisation & Cosmopolitan Singapore

Circulations, Connections & Networks: Early Globalisation & Cosmopolitan Singapore

Speakers: Professor Tan Tai Yong, President and Professor of Humanities (History) 31 Oct 2018
Switzerland in Asia: Burgeoning Links with South Asia and ASEAN 

Switzerland in Asia: Burgeoning Links with South Asia and ASEAN 

Speaker: Ambassador Fabrice Filliez, Ambassador of Switzerland to the Republic of Singapore and Brunei30 Oct 2018
Higher Education in Singapore

Higher Education in Singapore

Speaker: Professor Tan Eng Chye, NUS President29 Oct 2018