IPS-Nathan Lecture I: Disruption. Democracy Falters. Capitalism Flounders. World Order Unravels (18 June 2020)
In her first lecture as IPS’ 7th S R Nathan Fellow, Professor Chan Heng Chee outlined four big challenges the world faces today — disruption, faltering democracy, floundering capitalism and the unraveling of the world order. The lecture was moderated by Prof Danny Quah, Dean of Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and was live-streamed on IPS' Facebook page on 18 June 2020.
Congratulations to Thijs Willems, Research Fellow from Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities for winning the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation Research Prize in the field of the humanities and the social sciences.
Sixteen Shades of Smart, a book published by Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities (LKYCIC) at SUTD together with IMD Business School, was awarded the bronze medal under the Business Intelligence/Innovation category at the Axiom Business Book Awards 2020.
LKYCIC NEWS ARTICLES | OP-EDS
Commentary: The revival of the digital economy – building citizen confidence as Smart Nation momentum picks up (CNA, 23.01. 2020)
Channel NewsAsia featured a commentary by senior director of Strategic Planning and LKYCIC director, Mr Poon King Wang, on the need to build citizen confidence and support as Smart Nation momentum picks up.
Channel NewsAsia published a commentary on the removal of e-scooters from footpaths by LKYCIC research fellow Samuel Chng and research associate Irna Nurlina.
TODAY published an opinion piece by LKYCIC research fellow Julienne Chen on taking a balanced approach towards AI.
Channel NewsAsia Online published an opinion piece by Julienne Chen, Research Fellow from LKYCIC, discussing the recent ban of e-scooters on footpaths. She also highlighted the need to go beyond incremental improvements to disruptive innovations so as to future-proof Singapore’s transportation network.
AsiaGlobal Online featured an article co-written by LKYCIC research fellows Dr Brigid Trenerry and Dr Gayathri Haridas, and HASS head Prof Lim Sun Sun on women and the future of work.
LKYCIC IN THE NEWS
The Economist wrote an article about how demand for land in Singapore is bad news for golfers as golf courses give way to public housing and infrastructure. The article included a quote from LKYCIC senior fellow Dr Harvey Neo.
Karung guni trade on brink of extinction as scrap industry bears brunt of Covid-19 (Today, 02.08.2020)
TODAY did a feature article on the karung guni trade being close to extinction and included quotes from LKYCIC research fellow Dr Samuel Chng.