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.

Discrimination and rights as critical dimensions of public policy

Speaker: Dr. Hasheem Mannan, Associate Professor at the University College Dublin26 Mar 2018

Dr Hasheem Mannan, Associate Professor at the University College Dublin delivered a lunchtime seminar at the NUS Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy that focuses on the UN Convention on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women and UN Convention on the Rights of the Child with case studies from two developing countries. It explores these countries' responses to addressing global health issues and how they link to the core concepts of human rights.

Before Nation and Beyond: Places, Histories and Identities

Before Nation and Beyond: Places, Histories and Identities

Speaker: Professor Tan Tai Yong, Yale-NUS President, and NUS University Professor Wang Gungwu 09 Apr 2019
Who is responsible for the ethical implications of AI?

Who is responsible for the ethical implications of AI?

Speaker: Professor Leong Tze Yun, NUS Computing04 Apr 2019
U@live: Education – Still a Social Leveller?

U@live: Education – Still a Social Leveller?

Speaker: Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education27 Mar 2019
Capturing atmospheric carbon to power clean, alternative fuels

Capturing atmospheric carbon to power clean, alternative fuels

Speaker: Professor Liu Bin, Head of NUS Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering26 Feb 2019