5th Lee Kim Tah Lecture: Mental Health in the City

NUS Department of Psychological Medicine, Mind Science Centre, is organising the 5th Lee Kim Tah Lecture:┬áMental Health in the City. Living, Working and Ageing in Singapore. In this public symposium, Professor Norman Sartorius, former director of Mental Health, World Health Organisation and President of the World Psychiatric Association, together with local NUH clinicians, Dr. Celine…

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Greater Good Series Dinner Dialogue: The Community Health Intergenerational (CHI) Study

The NUS Mind-Science Centre organised the Greater Good Series Dinner Dialogue on 21 November 2018 at Regent Hotel Singapore, presenting the Community Health Intergenerational (CHI) Study to distinguished guests, industry professionals and recurring donors. CHI Study (Hannah) Being the region’s first multi-disciplinary and intergenerational ageing research, the CHI study aims to holistically investigate the biological,…

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Partnership Formed to Train Community Health Volunteers for the Elderly

Wanted: volunteers to be trained to help keep elderly people mentally alert through planned and structured activities. These volunteers will be trained through online courses as well as classroom sessions taught by experts in a new programme that is being developed by a consortium of agencies and headed by the NUS Mind-Science Centre (NMSC) at…

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Centre Director's Message


Welcome to the NUS Mind-Science Centre (NMSC).

There is now a growing urgency for innovative strategies to combat the rising rate of psychological problems and dementia in Singapore and Asia due to a fast-paced lifestyle and an ageing population. In response, the NMSC promotes the use of non-drug, psychosocial interventions to build the mental resilience of the community from adolescents to the elderly.

The NMSC is a knowledge center of excellence for psychological research and provides evidence-based information for planning nation-wide programmes to promote resilience for the general population by enhancing cognitive performance to improve quality of life and work potential.

We hope that you will join us in this important journey to build emotional and mental resilience across the age continuum for a brighter future for everyone.

Best regards,

Dr John Wong Chee Meng
Head, Department of Psychological Medicine