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.

Dengue numbers may swell again, so urgent mitigation efforts needed

Dengue numbers may swell again, so urgent mitigation efforts needed

Speaker: Dr Chan Kuan Rong 27 Dec 2022

Dengue is a major public health threat. Despite extensive measures to stem the spread of Aedes mosquitoes, Singapore’s high population density, lowered herd immunity and an ageing population continue to place the country at risk of serious dengue outbreaks. Dr Chan Kuan Rong, Principal Research Scientist in the Emerging Infectious Diseases Programme at Duke-NUS Medical School discusses how the disease can be tackled with new antivirals and vaccines as well as the role of public vigilance in the fight against dengue.

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Singapore has a vision for tomorrow – to improve work and employment

Singapore has a vision for tomorrow – to improve work and employment

Speaker: Associate Professor in Practice Terence Ho 18 Jan 2023