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.

Accessible and adequate housing key to tackling homelessness

Accessible and adequate housing key to tackling homelessness

Speakers: Dr Ng Kok Hoe and Ms Jeyda Simren Sekhon Atac 26 Sep 2022

According to a NUS study on homelessness and housing security, the three factors that contribute to homelessness are the breakdown of family relationships, economic precarity and barriers to housing. The researchers, Dr Ng Kok Hoe, Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Case Study Unit, and Ms Jeyda Simren Sekhon Atac, Research Assistant, both from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, opined that ensuring there are housing options for people who are severely lacking in financial resources and social support will help to block entry into homelessness and ease homeless people’s transitions into more stable housing arrangements. 

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Fashion forays in the metaverse

Fashion forays in the metaverse

Speaker: Professor David Tan 19 Sep 2022