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.

Building healthy and happy cities

Speakers: Professor Lam Khee Poh, Ms Teoh Zsin Woon, Mr Sima Xiao, Mr Curt Garrigan, Mr Brian Yang 21 Oct 2021

The pandemic has heightened the interest in healthy cities, even as our conception of health has expanded from the purely physical to include mental well-being. How can the design of cities promote good health? Professor Lam Khee Poh, Dean of the NUS School of Design and Environment, and Ms Teoh Zsin Woon, Second Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of National Development, discussed this issue with other panellists at the World Cities Summit. 
Dialogue as the way forward for a peaceful Asian Century

Dialogue as the way forward for a peaceful Asian Century

Speakers: Professor Kishore Mahbubani, Professor Wang Gungwu, Professor Kanti Bajpai, and Professor Chan Heng Chee 19 Nov 2021