Originally from Singapore, Brian is a lecturer of psychology at James Cook University, and member of the Psychology of Active, Healthy Living (PAHL) group. PAHL is a cross-institutional health psychology group involving James Cook University and the University of Western Australia. PAHL’s mission is to harness the ‘power of people’ in promoting mental and physical health in people from all walks of life. In alignment with this mission, Brian has a keen research interest in programs that benefit community health and online student wellbeing. He is also keen to pass on his knowledge and experience, as can be seen in his passionate demeanour towards his students.

When not working, you can find him engaging on one of his hobbies: Scuba diving, photography, cooking, and martial arts.

  • PY4201: Social Psychology (Level 4; ONL)
  • PY4203: The Psychology of Health, Wellbeing and Resilience (Level 4; ONL)
  • Community Mental Health
  • Sports and Exercise Psychology
  • Online Student Wellbeing
  • Gaming and Wellbeing
  • 2023 to present - Academic Advisor Psychology 4th Year, JCU
  • 2022 to present - Honorary Research Associate, Telethon Kids Institute (Perth)
  • 2021 to present - Academic Advisor Psychology Grad Dip (Bridging) Program, JCU
  • 2020 to present - Lecturer, JCU` (Townsville)
  • 2017 to 2018 - Research Associate, The University of Western Australia (Perth)
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  • 2023 - JCU Inclusive and Accessible LearnJCU Site Award
  • 2020 - JCU Inclusive Practice Award
  • 2014 to 2018 - International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (UWA)
  • 2016 - Postgraduate Travel Award (UWA)

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These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.

  • The smart use of smart phones: A self-determination theory intervention on social media involvement and well-being (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • The development of a framework for support the nurturing environment of a healthy kinship system for Indigenous mothers in the perinatal period (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • The Influence of an Online Peer Support Initiative on maternal Psychologicial Wellbeing during the Perinatal Period (PhD , Secondary Advisor)

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