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 Indian Civil Service: Has it delivered?

Speaker: Mr Vinod Rai, Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of South Asian Studies, NUS; and 11th Comptroller and Auditor-General of India16 Jan 2018

Mr Vinod Rai, Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), NUS and 11th Comptroller and Auditor General of India, shared his thoughts candidly about the key factors that have contributed to the current state of the Indian Civil Service at the Second ISAS Lecture.

Singapore in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Singapore in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Speakers: NUS Senior Deputy President and Provost Professor Ho Teck Hua, Deputy Secretary of Singapore’s Smart Nation and Digital Government Office Mr Tan Kok Yam, Assistant Managing Director of Singapore Economic Development Board Mr Lim Kok Kiang, and Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology CEO Professor Daniel Hastings13 Feb 2018
ASEAN Economic Integration: Myth or Reality

ASEAN Economic Integration: Myth or Reality

Speaker: Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta. Maria, Senior Policy Fellow, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia06 Feb 2018
University alliances in research

University alliances in research

Speaker: Professor Tan Eng Chye, NUS President06 Feb 2018
Solving issues together

Solving issues together

Speaker: Mr Heng Swee Keat, Singapore’s Minister for Finance22 Jan 2018