The Synergy Lab gets a feature on!

26 Oct 2020: Thank you to for listing us on their page! Like the article suggests, please do sign up for research studies in our lab – you’ll be making important contributions to science while being reimbursed for your time.

Yale-NUS students step outside their majors to embark on interdisciplinary research projects

20 Nov 2020: Kudos to our lab member Adriel! In this article, the college described how he crossed disciplines to work on a “nudge” project promoting inclusive transport.

Award presentation at Tampines Town Council

4 Dec 2016: Our lab received an award from Tampines Town Council for “Consultation work in applying psychological research methods to tackle community issues”.

Social Media Portfolio

Here’s a portfolio of pieces we put up for social media, just for fun.

Work-Life Balance Panel

25 Nov 2020: Prof Jean Liu joined a panel of amazing women to discuss “work-life balance”. You’re an inspiration to all, Prof Jean!

The Synergy Lab is featured on CNA!

8 Sep 2020: Thank you to Channel NewsAsia for giving us the opportunity to  discuss the findings of our recent publication. The take home message? Don’t spend too much time getting COVID-19 updates (<2hrs is the norm), and make sure your sources are reliable (e.g. by subscribing to the WhatsApp channel). It’s not just about spreading falsehood – these practices could also be good for your mental health!

The Value of Research in the Social Sciences

7 Jan 2017: In this Straits Times article, the Yale-NUS College president put the spotlight on research in the social sciences. Check out the reference to our lab’s work!

Making a Difference Through Research

12 May 2017: Learn how our capstone student Daryl Tan made a difference through his research.

Supporting the Next Generation

11 Nov 2016: Every year, our lab takes in talented High School students on one-year project stints. Here’s a write-up on our partnership with the Singapore Ministry of Education. (You can also read about why we champion student research here.)

2016 Silver Best Paper Award

2016: Our lab received the 2016 Silver Best Paper Award from the Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore (‘An Analysis of Blinding Success in a Randomised Controlled Trial of Fish Oil Omega-3 Fatty Acids’). These results were featured in the newsletters of the Institute of Mental Health and the National Healthcare Group.