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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The Accidental Nation

The Accidental Nation

Speaker: Mr Lim Siong Guan, Professor (Practice) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS12 Sep 2017
Shuffles towards the fourth prime minister

Shuffles towards the fourth prime minister

Speaker: Dr Gillian Koh, Deputy Director (Research) at NUS Institute of Policy Studies, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS07 Sep 2017
The Economics of Business Contracts

The Economics of Business Contracts

Speaker: Professor Michael Klausner, Nancy and Charles Munger Professor of Business and Professor of Law at Stanford Law School31 Aug 2017
Agency Reasoning – A Formula or a Tool?

Agency Reasoning – A Formula or a Tool?

Speaker: Professor Francis Reynolds, Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Oxford17 Aug 2017