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.

Revolutionary approaches in Science Education

Revolutionary approaches in Science Education

Speaker: Professor Carl Wieman, Nobel Laureate and Physicist, Stanford University28 Apr 2017

In a public lecture held at Yale-NUS College, Nobel laureate and renowned educator Professor Carl Wieman from Stanford University discussed new approaches for teaching and learning which can result in a more robust and relevant approach to science education in the 21st century.

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Life lessons in law

Life lessons in law

Speaker: Mr V.K. Rajah, Former Attorney-General of Singapore and Judge of Appeal08 Jul 2017
Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Speaker: Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum05 Jul 2017
Bad numbers in the news: How to spot them, and how to stop them

Bad numbers in the news: How to spot them, and how to stop them

Speaker: Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk at Cambridge University16 Jun 2017
Honouring EW Barker

Honouring EW Barker

Speaker: Mr Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore30 May 2017