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.

Deaths in a world where the coronavirus is endemic

Deaths in a world where the coronavirus is endemic

Speakers: Professor Teo Yik Ying and Professor Vernon Lee 6 Nov 2021

As Singapore transits to treating COVID-19 as an endemic disease, there is a need to speak frankly about deaths from the disease. Professor Teo Yik Ying, Dean of the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, and Professor Vernon Lee, who is an Adjunct Professor at the School and Senior Director at the Singapore Ministry of Health, take a closer look at the data to provide a better understanding of what is behind the rise in the number of COVID-19 deaths in Singapore.

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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