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.

The Future of Public Health: Leadership Perspectives from East & West

Speakers: Professor Sten H. Vermund (Dean, Yale School of Public Health), Professor Teo Yik Ying (Dean, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, NUS) and Visiting Professor Jeannette Ickovics (Yale School of Public Health)19 March 2018

Professor Sten H. Vermund, (Dean, Yale School of Public Health), Professor Teo Yik Ying (Dean, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, NUS) and Visiting Professor Jeannette Ickovics (Yale School of Public Health) discuss the global challenges facing healthcare in the 21st Century. How can we leverage transdisciplinary science and the liberal arts along with social and technological innovation to build capacity, engineer environments and inspire behaviour change as well as to promote human resilience and social connectedness?

A Port City in Search of Hinterlands

A Port City in Search of Hinterlands

Speaker: Professor Tan Tai Yong, President and Professor of Humanities (History) at Yale-NUS College30 Jan 2019
Singapore and the World

Singapore and the World

Speakers: Professor Wang Gungwu, Chairman, Board of Trustees ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute and Mr George Yeo, Visiting Scholar, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Former Minister for Foreign Affairs, Singapore 28 Jan 2019
The Domestic Implications of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor for Pakistan

The Domestic Implications of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor for Pakistan

Speaker: Professor Adeney Katharine, University of Nottingham24 Jan 2019
Seeking a better urban future

Seeking a better urban future

Speaker: Dr Cheong Koon Hean, the Institute of Policy Studies' 5th S R Nathan Fellow, CEO of the Housing and Development Board06 Dec 2018