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.

Does Singapore seem more anxious about death from COVID-19 than from other causes?

Does Singapore seem more anxious about death from COVID-19 than from other causes?

Speakers: Dr Voo Teck Chuan, Dr Jane Lim and Dr Clarence Tam 19 Oct 2021

According to researchers from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, there is no magic formula to determine how many COVID-19 deaths will be acceptable for Singapore as we learn to live with the disease. Comparing it to other causes of death may not be meaningful, they add.  

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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