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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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