Our August 2018 Newsletter is out now! Read the latest on our conference, research projects, selected recent publications and news highlights, as well as job and research opportunities. To read more, please visit CFPR Newsletter August 2018!
SG LEADS has LAUNCHED!!
Led by NUS Professor Jean Yeung and scholars from 7 disciplines, this study funded by the Ministry of Education aims to shed more light on the factors that may promote or impede Singaporean children's early development.
Find out more about us in the Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao and NUS News!
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.
When should We Retire?
This December, A/P Feng Qiushi shares with us some of the policy changes countries are making in the face of an aging society, as well as his findings regarding the social effects of different retirement ages. He also cautions that countries should be careful when introducing new plans, citing the importance of considering the needs of the elderly, especially when increasing the retirement age.
❑ 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
Visit our Conferences page for more information
View conference photos HERE!
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!
Check our Course Schedule page for more info.
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!