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.

southaisa dr balakrishnan thought leader

South Asia and the world

Speaker: Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore’s Minister for Foreign Affairs03 Mar 2017

Dr Balakrishnan shared his thoughts on why the South Asia and Southeast Asia regions have great potential for the future. He was Guest-of-Honour at the 11th ISAS International Conference on South Asia, organised by the NUS Institute of South Asian Studies.

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Honouring EW Barker

Honouring EW Barker

Speaker: Mr Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore30 May 2017
Low carbon economy after the Paris Climate Agreement

Low carbon economy after the Paris Climate Agreement

Speaker: Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, President, National University of Singapore09 May 2017
Revolutionary approaches in Science Education

Revolutionary approaches in Science Education

Speaker: Professor Carl Wieman, Nobel Laureate and Physicist, Stanford University28 Apr 2017
Future-ready Asia

Future-ready Asia

Speaker: 21 Apr 2017