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.

Shuffles towards the fourth prime minister

Asia’s growing impact on global higher education

Writer: Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, former NUS President28 Dec 2017

This commentary by former NUS President Professor Tan Chorh Chuan was based on a keynote lecture he delivered on 7 December 2017 at the Royal Society in London.

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Costa Rica and its Relations with Asia: Thoughts and Opportunities

Costa Rica and its Relations with Asia: Thoughts and Opportunities

Speakers: Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta. Maria, Ambassador of Costa Rica to Singapore and Dr Iftekhar A Chowdhury, Principal Research Fellow, ISAS-NUS; and Former Foreign Minister of Bangladesh17 Apr 2018
India at 70

India at 70

Speakers: Mr. Rahul Gandhi, President of the Indian National Congress Party; Member of India's Parliament, Prof Danny Quah, Acting Dean and Li Ka Shing Professor in Economics, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Ms. Pallavi Rachel George, Graduate Student, Master in Public Policy (2016/2018), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy17 Apr 2018
Singapore in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Singapore in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Speakers: NUS Senior Deputy President and Provost Professor Ho Teck Hua, Deputy Secretary of Singapore’s Smart Nation and Digital Government Office Mr Tan Kok Yam, Assistant Managing Director of Singapore Economic Development Board Mr Lim Kok Kiang, and Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology CEO Professor Daniel Hastings13 Feb 2018
ASEAN Economic Integration: Myth or Reality

ASEAN Economic Integration: Myth or Reality

Speaker: Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta. Maria, Senior Policy Fellow, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia06 Feb 2018