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.

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

In this lecture organised by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation Institute for the Public Understanding of Risk at NUS, Professor Spiegelhalter highlighted his concerns on how numbers, risks and evidence are used in the media today.

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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
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