News and Events

  • Status Struggles in Adolescence: Targeting Mind...

    14 January 2020 (Tue) , 12-1 PM
    At Classroom 16

    Dr. Lee Hae Yeon is a developmental psychologist studying adolescent development. She received her B.A. in Psychology at Seoul National University, and her M.A. and Ph.D. In her talk, she will discuss her research on the connection between achieving social status in adolescence and stress resilience.

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  • Have A Meal With A Psychologist!

    At Multiple Venues

    Attend research talks by or a share a meal with four visiting psychologists!   Talk information and Dates (No RSVP required):                 Dr. Lee Hae Yeon: 14 Jan, 12 – 1pm, Classroom 16 [Talk Title: Status Struggles in Adolescence: Targeting Mindsets to Promote Stress Resilience]                 Dr. Smrithi Prasad: 17 Jan, 12 – 1pm, TC...

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  • Evolutionary Mismatch: Why Progress is Making L...

    19 November 2019 (Tue) , 12-1 PM
    At Classroom 15

    Dr. Norman Li’s research focuses on mate selection and close relationships, and on problems at the individual, organizational, and societal level caused by the “mismatch” between evolved psychological mechanisms and modern living, social, and work environments. Living standards in modern societies are at historically unprecedented high lev...

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  • To conform or not to conform? That is the quest...

    21 November 2019 (Thu) , 12-1 PM
    At Classroom 15

    Dr. Elizabeth Kim’s research focuses on conformist behaviors in early childhood. In particular, she explores how preschoolers deal with positive and negative social pressure by peers across various domains (ex. moral judgments, health behaviors) and cultures (individualistic v. collectivistic). She will be presenting on her current research whic...

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  • Career Sharing: A Pilgrimage of Indigenous Psyc...

    5 November 2019 (Tue) , 4:30 PM
    At Cendana Rector's Commons

    Trained and licensed as a clinical psychologist in California, Dr. Rachel Ting will share about her journey in Western psychology education and challenges she faced when trying to “bring psychology home” to Asia region, especially in the disaster zones. She will present her works with the Chinese ethnic minorities group as a humanita...

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  • Curious About Curiosity?

    21 October 2019 (Mon) , 12-1 PM
    At Saga College Dinning Hall

    Associate Professor of Psychology from the University of New England, Nicola Schutte, will talk about the conditions that breed curiosity, its link to creativity and its role our daily lives. The talk will be based on the results of four recent studies that focus on the effects of curiosity and how it can be stimulated!...

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  • The Ubiquitous and Undermining Nature of Stigma...

    7 October 2019 (Mon) , 12 PM
    At Classroom 16

    Join Associate Professor Lisa Eaton and Assistant Professor Ryan Watson from the University of Connecticut as they present their research on the stigma surrounding HIV-related healthcare and its impacts on marginalized groups!

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  • What can you do with a psychology degree?

    20 March 2019, 6pm to 7pm At Saga Common Longue On LinkedIn right now, employers are searching for psychology graduates in ‘new’ fields such as UX design, behavioural sciences & decision making, and consumer insights. We don’t hear much about how psychology contributes to these fields, so come and join our panel discussion ...

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  • Anxiety Depression and the Brain

    18 April 2018 (Wed) , 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    At Saga Common Longue

    A chat with Mr David Foo, an experienced clinical counsellor who has extensive work experience in community service.

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  • Art Workshop with Dr. Dawn-joy Leong

    3 April 2018 (Tue) , 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    At Georgette Chen Arts Studio

    Dr Dawn-joy Leong is an autistic artist-researcher presenting autism as parallel embodiment; she will lead a workshop that invites participants to explore and discover wordless empathic resonance with their own sensory environment and one another.

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  • Religion and Mental Health Panel

    3 April 2018 (Tue) , 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    At Elm Common Longue

    Aloe will be holding a panel discussion on religion and mental health; panelists represent two religious community organisations in Singapore – one Catholic and one Muslim – that support people with mental illness in our community.

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  • Lunchtime Talk with Psychologists Drs. Elissa E...

    10 April 2018 (Tue) , 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    At Saga Rector's Commons

    Are you curious about a career in psychology, public health or medical anthropology? Do you want to learn more about healthy aging? Join us for a lunchtime Q&A session with psychologists Professor Elissa Epel and Professor Becca Levy as they share insights about their research and professional journeys.

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  • The Future of Public Health: Leadership Perspec...

    19 March 2018 (Mon) , 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    At Performance Hall

    Join Deans Teo Yik Ying and Sten Vermund to hear about their vision for the future of public health, along with discussant Professor Jeannette Ickovics. A student exhibition of photographs and graphic design from Professor Ickovics’ course, Community Health Assessment and Intervention, will also be on display.

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