Nobel Prize Dialogue

Our line up of panellists participating in this Nobel Prize Dialogue include Nobel Prize laureates and inspiring thought leaders.

Keep checking back as we will be adding more speakers to this list on an ongoing basis.

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Steven Chu is Professor of Physics, Molecular and Cellular Physiology, and Energy Science and Engineering at Stanford University. He received the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics for laser cooling and trapping of atoms.

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Prize in economic sciences 2015.

Sir Angus Deaton received the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel “for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare.”

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Esther Duflo

Prize in economic sciences 2019.

Esther Duflo received the prize in economic sciences for her experimental approach to alleviating poverty. Her research seeks to understand the economic lives of the poor, with the aim to help design and evaluate social policies.

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Serge Haroche

Nobel Prize in Physics 2012

Serge Haroche is professor emeritus at Collège de France. His main research activities have been in quantum optics and quantum information science.

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Kuik Shiao-Yin

Shiao-Yin works as a cultural change strategist. She is a Gestalt-based systems and organisational development consultant, process designer, trainer, facilitator, coach, communications advisor and public writer.

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Jolene Lin is an Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Law (NUS). She is also Director of the Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law. Jolene’s research focuses on climate change law.

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Associate Professor Kenneth Mak is Director of Medical Services at the Ministry of Health Singapore. In this role, he oversees the provision of all public health services in Singapore.

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Reuben Ng

Reuben Ng is an assistant professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and lead scientist at the Lloyd’s Register Foundation Institute for the Public Understanding of Risk.

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Jess Pan

Jessica Pan is an associate professor of economics at the National University of Singapore. Her research focuses on applied topics in labour economics and the economics of education.

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Tikki Pang is presently Visiting Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He has a recognisable profile as a public health expert both nationally and internationally.

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Prof Joanne Roberts

Joanne Roberts is the third President and Professor of Social Sciences (Economics) at Yale-NUS College. She is a public economist, interested in how incentives affect behaviour in broad number of situations.

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Paul M. Romer

Prize in economic sciences 2018.

Paul Romer is an economist and policy entrepreneur that has spent his career at the intersection of economics, innovation, technology, and urbanisation, working to speed up human progress. 

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Stuart Russell is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of California at Berkeley, holder of the Smith-Zadeh Chair in Engineering, and Director of the Center for Human-Compatible AI and the Kavli Center for Ethics, Science, and the Public.

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KAILASH SATYARTHI

Nobel Peace Prize 2014.

Kailash Satyarthi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his lifetime of struggle against the exploitation of children and young people and for the right of all children to education. He has been a tireless global advocate of children’s rights for more than four decades.

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Nobel Prize in Physics 2006.

George Smoot was co-awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics for “discovery of the blackbody form and anisotropy of the cosmic microwave background radiation.”

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Laura Sprechmann

Laura Sprechmann is CEO for Nobel Prize Outreach, the company that aims to spread knowledge and raise interest in the Nobel Prize-awarded achievements to a global audience, through digital media and international events.

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Lin Xueling

Lin Xueling is Executive Producer of 'In Conversation', CNA’s ((Channel NewsAsia) flagship current affairs interview show that has been running for more than 20 years.

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Sha-En Yeo

Sha-En Yeo is the founder of Happiness Scientists, a TEDx speaker and a graduate of the prestigious Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) program at the University of Pennsylvania

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