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.

Science ahead of its time: Secret of 157-year old Darwin manuscript

Science ahead of its time: Secret of 157-year old Darwin manuscript

Speaker: John van Wyhe 24 Nov 2022

The Darwin Online project at NUS published an exceptional manuscript handwritten by Charles Darwin in 1865. To understand this unique document, historian of science Dr John van Wyhe from the NUS Department of Biological Sciences, and founder and Director of Darwin Online, sheds light on the origins of the 157-year-old manuscript, and why Darwin chose to handwrite the selected passage from Origin of Species.

Learn more

Fixing “broken” youth not enough to tackle mental health issues — nurture them to flourish in life too

Fixing “broken” youth not enough to tackle mental health issues — nurture them to flourish in life too

Speaker: Isabelle Tan, Dr Chew Han Ei, Associate Professor Vincent Chua 23 Nov 2022