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 the Separation of Powers

Speaker: Professor Mark Tushnet, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School20 Sep 2018

Professor Mark Tushnet, from Harvard Law School, at the 15th Kwa Geok Choo Distinguished Visitors Lecture postulated a fourth branch of government, consisting of a group of institutions whose function, as described in the Constitution of South Africa, is the protection of constitutional democracy. 

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
Net-zero energy buildings for sustainability and well-being

Net-zero energy buildings for sustainability and well-being

Speaker: Professor Lam Khee Poh, Dean, NUS Design and Environment26 Feb 2019