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.

Importance of ageing with vigour

University alliances in research

Speaker: Professor Tan Eng Chye, NUS President06 Feb 2018

President Tan joined university leaders and higher education experts in a lively discussion titled “University alliances — research output defining regional strength” at the Times Higher Education Asia Universities Summit on 6 February in Shenzhen, China.

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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
Peace and Prosperity in a time of disruption

Peace and Prosperity in a time of disruption

Speaker: Senator the Hon Penny Wong Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, Australia24 Jan 2018
Importance of ageing with vigour

Importance of ageing with vigour

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