east research singapore conference on applied psychology.

Centre For Behavioral Science Strategic Conference Partner – EAST ASIA RESEACH

SCAP 2024: SINGAPORE CONFERENCE ON APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY aims to bring together leading researchers, post-graduates, academicians, and industry practitioners to exchange and share unique insights and research results on all aspects of Applied Psychology. This is a great opportunity for expanding contact networks beyond a singular field and kick-starting a strategic collaboration. Such partnership allows presenters to discuss the most recent movements, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Applied Psychology.

Expect TED-style talks centred on the latest techniques and findings in the field of Psychology!

Expect an intellectually stimulating program with 80 presentations by leading researchers, teachers and psychologists.

Meet the real experts and get in-depth knowledge on the latest innovations in practice.

Key Takeaways
  • Learn the newest research in the area of Applied Psychology and apply it
  • Meet and network with practitioners and researchers
  • Opportunity to be the early adopter of cutting edge psychology techniques

Some of the keynote topics covered including:

  • A Systematic Literature Review and Analysis of Chinese Internet Enterprise Workers’ Job Burnout, Yue Niu (University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus)
  • Exploring the School Experience of Adolescents with Physical Disabilities in Mainstream Schools: Comparative Case Study Approach, Tarin Ong (Murdoch University)
  • Insomnia, Anxiety, and Depression in Patients First Diagnosed With Female Cancer, Dham Ho (Ewha Womans University Seoul Hospital)
  • The mediating effects of working hours, sleep duration, and depressive mood on the association between shift work and the risk of suicidal ideation in Korean workers, Weon-Jeong Lim (Ewha Womans University Seoul Hospital, Ewha Womans University College of Medicine)
  • The Relationship between Perfectionism and Job Burnout in Working Mothers: The Role of Mindfulness, Na-Rae Kim (Chosun University)
  • Trust in online information and psychological wellbeing, Regina V Ershova (RUDN University)
  • Developing A Mobile App for the Self-Management of Mental Well-Being: A Pilot Study, Lyen Krenz P. Yap (Asia University)
  • The voice of Malaysian young adults: “Building Our Social-Emotional Skills & Work Readiness”, En Yi Hew (Monash University); Adriana Ortega (Monash University)
  • Shared risk factors for development of eating disorder psychopathology among female adolescent and university students: A structural equation modelling approach, Weng-Tink Chooi (Universiti Sains Malaysia)
  • Understanding False Beliefs and Language Development in Young Children and University Students, Himiko Ozawa (Doho University)
  • The Relationship between Physical, Psychological, and Social Determinants of Health and Wellbeing: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic., Leila May Nair (Monash University ), Adriana Ortega (Monash University)
  • The mediating role of reflection on practicum and mirror effects in special education teacher training, Wing Yee Ho (Hong Kong Metropolitan University)
  • Beyond Classrooms: How Project-Based Learning Fosters the Development of Emotional Competencies, Martin Sviatko (CamEd Business School)
  • Profile of health-promoting behaviors and its impact on the psychological distress of middle-aged women, Dr NDS NAGA SEEMA (University of Hyderabad); Anuradha Nautiyal (University of Hyderabad)
  • Workplace Bullying among Hotel Employees: Role of Centralization of Authority and Work-Locus of Control, Ganesh Mangadu Paramasivam (IIT Hyderabad)
  • High-Performance Work Systems and Career resilience: Mediating role of Occupational Self -efficacy, Rupashri Murthy (Christ University)
  • The Many Meanings of Multiculturalism and their Implications for Well-being, Colleen Ward (Victoria University of Wellington)
  • Care, interdependence, and reasonable accommodation in academia, Shubha Ranganathan (Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad)
  • Light triad personality characteristics and prosocial tendencies towards the LGBTQIA+ community in Slovak and Czech adults, Daniel Lenghart (Palacký University in Olomouc)
  • The Effect of Religious Priming on Persistence, Jing Yi Lee (Changi General Hospital)
  • Development of an art-based intervention for children with language disabilities: A qualitative analysis of students’ perspective on self-determination, Catherine Malboeuf-Hurtubise (Bishop’s University)
  • Mental Health Long-term Effects in Severe COVID-19 Survivors: A Qualitative Study, Gabriela A Suciu (Babes-Bolyai University)
  • Understanding the role of personality in the coping with work stress, Adriana Ortega (Monash University)
And many more…..
Who Should Attend
  • Leading Academics
  • PhD Candidates
  • Practitioners
  • Psychologists
  • School Counsellors
  • Therapists
  • Thought leaders
  • National and Local Government
  • Provincial Government and Municipalities
Keynote Speakers

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Dr. Samuel Chng

Head of Urban Psychology Lab, Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, Singapore University of Technology and Design

Samuel Chng is a Research Fellow and heads the Urban Psychology Lab in the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities at the Singapore University of Technology and Design. He is an applied social psychologist and his research focuses on human behaviour and decisions in cities across a range of areas including sustainability, mobility and wellbeing. His work is multidisciplinary and applied in nature, focusing on delivering practical and policy impacts.


Dr. Brian Moore

Conference Co-Chair/Keynote Speaker

Educational Psychology & Child Development, School of Education, Charles Sturt University

Dr Brian Moore is a researcher at Charles Sturt University whose work promotes mental health and wellbeing. With a professional background as a registered psychologist and educator, Dr Moore has significant experience working with children, adolescents, and their families. Dr Moore gained a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Sydney, has multiple postgraduate qualifications in education and psychology, and was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy by Macquarie University. Dr Moore’s most recent work examined a martial arts-based psychosocial intervention with adolescents. This work has been translated in an international collaboration with researchers in regional India and a related project in Nepal. Additionally, Dr Moore is leading a study examining pre-service teacher wellbeing, and is currently conducting an intervention using cooperative electronic gaming to improve conflict related to school-based bullying. Dr Moore serves as a Special Advisory Group member for UNESCO regarding youth development and engagement, and he serves on various advisory and professional committees for the Australia and New Zealand Mental Health Association, International Academic Forum, and the School Counsellor and Psychologists Association NSW.

Dr. Yow Wei Quin

Conference Co-Chair

Assoc. Professor & Assoc. Head of HASS (Research), Singapore University of Technology and Design

Associate Professor Yow Wei Quin is currently the Associate Head (Research) in Humanities Arts & Social Science at the Singapore University of Technology and Design, and a visiting Senior Academician at the Changi General Hospital. She obtained her PhD (Psychology), MA (Psychology) and MSc (Statistics) from Stanford University, USA. Her main area of research is examining socio-cognitive development across the lifespan, including how factors such as the language environment that we grow up in influence our cognitive functioning, as well as how technology influences the way we communicate and interact with each other. Professor Yow has published more than 50 international peer-refereed papers, conference proceedings and book chapters in top-tiered journals and conferences such as Developmental Science, Child Development, Journal of Gerontology Series B, Bilingualism: Language & Cognition, Frontiers in Psychology, Cognitive Development, GSA, SRCD, Cognitive Science Society, etc., in the area of social cognition, bilingualism, technology and aging. She also currently serves in the Editorial Board for Cognitive Development, and Frontiers in Psychology, and a recipient of multiple awards, such as the Public Administration Medal (Bronze), GSA Diversity Mentoring & Career Development Fellowship, SUTD Outstanding Education Award, and the Society of Personality and Social Psychology Teacher/Scholar Award.

Dr. Tan Jing Hee

General Chair

Deputy Chairman of the Management Council, Chairman of East Asia Institute of Management Academic Board.

Dr. Tan Jing Hee is the Deputy Chairman of the Management Council, Chairman of East Asia Institute of Management Academic Board. In 1973, he joined the Singapore Institute of Management, initially as Information, Publications and Research officer before moving into management development responsibilities. During his 25 years stay in the institute, he helped to build it into the premier HRD organisation in the region. While in SIM, Dr Tan was also involved in establishing enterprise-wide MBO systems in six medium and large organisations in Singapore. In 1987, he co-edited a book on Developing Managers In Asia, published by Addison-Wesley. Dr Tan was the Chief Operating Officer of SIM before leaving it to pursue other interests. In 1994, he wrote doctoral thesis on Developing A Factor Model of Management Work in Singapore, for which he was awarded his Ph.D from Henley Mangement College/Brunel University.

Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium
05 - 06 Dec 2024


  9:00 am - 5:00 pm


2 Days


  S$ 810.00 (NETT)

Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium

Course Fees Including Tea Breaks and Buffet Lunch
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