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 Powerful Lenses of Leadership

The Powerful Lenses of Leadership

Speaker: Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, NUS President02 Nov 2017
Future of Higher Education in the Digital World

Future of Higher Education in the Digital World

Speaker: Professor Diana Laurillard, Professor of Learning with Digital Technologies, University College London12 Sep 2017
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
What makes a good leader?

What makes a good leader?

Speaker: Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong08 Sep 2017