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.

IPS-Nathan Lecture I - The long and short of Singapore history: cycles, pivots and continuities

Speaker: Professor Tan Tai Yong, President and Professor of Humanities (History) at Yale-NUS College05 Sep 2018

Professor Tan Tai Yong, President and Professor of Humanities (History) at Yale-NUS College, 6th SR Nathan Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies of our Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, delivered a lecture where he analysed the state history and identified some of the underlying continuities to show that history is not merely a thing of the past; but by understanding how our island has been shaped by its history, to provide a better appreciation of our current and continued challenges as a city-state.

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TThe Past and Future of the International Law on Foreign Investment

TThe Past and Future of the International Law on Foreign Investment

Professor M Sornarajah, C J Koh Professor at NUS 03 Jun 2019
A deep dive on AI in Singapore

A deep dive on AI in Singapore

Professor Ho Teck Hua, NUS Senior Deputy President and Provost20 Apr 2019
How can scientists become role models

How can scientists become role models

President’s Assistant Professor Benjamin Tee, NUS Engineering 20 Apr 2019
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