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.

Peace and Prosperity in a time of disruption

Speaker: Senator the Hon Penny Wong, Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, Australia24 Jan 2018

In this public lecture held at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Senator the Hon Penny Wong, Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, Australia, shared her views on adapting existing institutional frameworks to meet emerging challenges and the role ASEAN plays in managing the consequences of disruptive changes in Asia.

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