CE Activities

11 Dec 2019



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Details of Activity:

Title of Activity:

2020 Singapore Conference on Applied Psychology (SCAP 2020)

Organizer :

East Asia Research (SINGAPORE) and University of Derby (UK)

Name of Speaker(s)


Dr. Yow Wei Quin

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

Dr Yow Wei Quin obtained her PhD (Psychology), MA (Psychology) and MSc (Statistics) from Stanford University, USA. She also received her MBA (Strategic Development) from Nanyang Technological University and BSocSc. (Honors in Psychology) from National University of Singapore. She has published in several peer-refereed international journals and book chapters and presented papers in various international conferences on the impact of bilingualism on socio-cognitive development and academic motivation in education.


Dr. Carrie Childs

Senior Lecturer, School of Human Sciences, University of Derby

Dr Carrie Childs is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Derby, United Kingdom. She completed her Doctoral degree at Loughborough University. As a social psychologist with a strong qualitative background, she has focused her research on how language is used to negotiate relationships, actions and events in our everyday lives. Carrie has a long standing research interest in sexuality issues. Her past work has explored interaction between police officers and children reporting alleged sexual offences. More recently, she has turned her attentions to social constructions of sexuality, particularly the marginalisation of non-normative sexual practices and relationships. Her current work explores discursive constructions of ‘sex addiction’ in the accounts of women who identify as being sexually addicted.


Dr. Thomas Hunt

Assoc. Professor, School of Human Sciences, University of Derby


Dr Hunt is an Assoc. Professor in the School of Human Sciences at the University of Derby in the UK. As an internationally recognised researcher in the field of mathematics anxiety, he has published several self-report measures and conducted a range of studies investigating the mechanisms that underpin the relationship between mathematics anxiety and performance. Dr Hunt‘s recent work has involved studying mathematics anxiety in an applied way, including drug dosage calculation anxiety in nursing students and statistics anxiety in students. He regularly works with a range of stakeholders to provide professional development workshops on the topic of mathematics anxiety, including strategies to reduce it.

Brief Content (View Poster)

2020 Singapore Conference on Applied Psychology (SCAP 2020), organized by East Asia Research and supported by Singapore University of Technology and Design and University of Derby, will be held in the cosmopolitan city of Singapore.


The theme of the Singapore Conference on Applied Psychology 2020 is “Psychological Well-being”. We invite researchers and practitioners from all fields of psychology research and practice to present and discuss recent innovations, trends, concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of Applied Psychology, with a special focus on psychological well-being. This can include clinical and non-clinical psychological well-being and we encourage submissions that cross disciplines, for example psychological well-being in education and the workplace. Furthermore, we welcome submissions from a range of methodological approaches, including quantitative and qualitative work.


Join us for this exciting Applied Psychology Conference from 18th to 19th June 2020 at the Furama Riverfront hotel in Singapore.


Register online at SCAP.ear.com.sg. We accept payments via credit cards and T.T transfer. Registration deadline is on the 21st May 2020.




WE WELCOME RESEARCHERS AS WELL AS PRACTICING PSYCHOLOGISTS TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE. There is a practitioner and a researcher track at the conference. this will set up a good opportunity for academicians and practitioning psychogists to share their knowledge.


18th – 19th JUNE 2020/10AM-5PM


Furama Riverfront 405 Havelock Road, Singapore 169633



Deadline for application

MAY 21st  2020


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