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.

Modelling the COVID-19 outbreak in Singapore: Science Fact or Science Fiction

Speaker: Associate Professor Alex Cook 7 May 2020

In a recent session of the “COVID-19: Updates from Singapore” webinar series, Associate Professor Alex Cook, Vice Dean (Research) of the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, spoke about how mathematical modelling has emerged as a key discipline in the COVID-19 outbreak and some of the ways in which it is used in Singapore to inform our response to the pandemic.
After the Pandemic — The Rebirth of Big Government? State Capacity, Trust and Privacy in the Post-COVID-19 Era

After the Pandemic — The Rebirth of Big Government? State Capacity, Trust and Privacy in the Post-COVID-19 Era

Speakers: Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Mr John Micklewait, and Ms Rana Foroohar, 22 Jul 2020