Family and Population Change in Singapore: A unique case in global family changes
Prof Jean Yeung and Dr Hu Shu (Eds.) depict the evolution of Singapore’s family and population landscape in the last half a century and future challenges.
You can read more about the book in our latest Research Update!
The book is now available for sale!
Congratulations to A/P Qiushi Feng!
Please join us in giving your warmest congratulations to CFPR's Steering Committee Member, Dr Quishi Feng, Department of Sociology, for his promotion to Associate Professor with tenure!
Join us for our Lunchtime Seminar Series and Workshops!
All talks are free and open to the NUS community and general public. Simple lunch will be provided.
Unless noted otherwise, seminars and workshops are held at 12pm in NUS Kent Ridge Campus.
Social Exclusion Increases Risk of Cognitive Impairment
For our August article, Dr Yang Yi shares about the lessons Singapore can learn from the elderly situation in China, where her study has shown that socially excluded elderly people are more likely to suffer cognitive impairment, which can lead to dementia.
❑ Caregiving challenges of low-income caregivers of dependent seniors
❑ Older Singaporeans becoming homeless as resources run out
❑ Young adults in non-regular employment and unemployed have less desire to marry soon
❑ Transitions and relationship dynamics within stepfamilies in Singapore
❑ Early nutrition benefits children’s cognitive development in India, especially for girls
❑ Reducing work hours increases the frequency of visit and in-kind transfers to parents
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Registration is now OPEN for our 2018 Summer Training Program in Social Sciences courses from April to August!
Additional NEW courses are now available:
❑ Data Analysis with R(I): Data Visualization
❑ Data Analysis with R(II): Statistical Inferences
❑ Reliability and Validity of Measurement in Scale Development with R
❑ Preparing for Global Aging: Theory, Policy and Business
Training Program Alumni receive an additional 10% discount!
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We are looking for motivated individuals to be part of its SSRC-funded project on Building Human Capacity in Singapore's Population.
Part-time student Research Assistant positions are available to work in a research team led by Principal Investigator, Professor Catherine Tang.
Visit our Join Us page for more info!