Bio and CV
Su-Jan Yeo commenced her appointment as Postdoctoral Fellow in November 2016 at SCARP. As an urban specialist with professional planning experience in Canada and Singapore, Su-Jan engages in research positioned at the intersections of culture/society, built environment, and urban policy. More specifically, her areas of interest include: urban cultures and urban economies; social sustainability; public space and placemaking; neighbourhood and community planning; visual methods; pedagogy and curriculum design in higher education.
Scholarships & Awards
World Future Foundation Ph.D. Prize (2014)
Outstanding Research on Environment and Sustainability
National University of Singapore Research Scholarship (2009 – 2013)
Ph.D. Degree funding for 4 years
Value: monthly stipend and full tuition fee subsidy
Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship (2004 – 2005)
Master’s Degree funding for 1 year
Fung JC, Heng CK and Yeo SJ (forthcoming) Population Ageing and the Urban Environment. In: Phua KH and Yap MT (eds) Ageing in Asia: Contemporary Trends and Policy Issues. Singapore: World Scientific.
Heng CK and Yeo SJ (2017) Singapore Chronicles: Urban Planning. Singapore: Institute of Policy Studies (NUS) and Straits Times Press.
Yeo SJ, Ho KC and Heng CK (2016) Rethinking Spatial Planning for Urban Conviviality and Social Diversity: A Study of Nightlife in a Singapore Public Housing Estate Neighbourhood. Town Planning Review 87(4): 379-399.
Heng CK and Yeo SJ (2016) Towards Greater Sustainability and Liveability in an Urban Age. In: Heng CK (ed) 50 Years of Urban Planning in Singapore. Singapore: World Scientific, pp. 237-303.
Heng CK and Yeo SJ (2016) Singapore: Physical Planning and Development. In: Janches F, Amette R, Jaimes C and Corti M (eds) From Knowledge to Development: New University Challenges for a Contemporary Urban Development. Argentina: Universidad de Buenos Aires, pp. 114-141.
Yeo SJ and Heng CK (2014) An (Extra)ordinary Night Out: Urban Informality, Social Sustainability, and the Nighttime Economy. Urban Studies 51(4): 712-726.
Yeo SJ and Heng CK (2014) The Practice, Rhythm, and Intensity of Everyday (Night)life: Perspectives from Singapore. In: Honda S (ed) Mn’M Workbook 3: Future Urban Intensities. Tokyo: flickStudio, pp. 102-107.
Yeo SJ, Hee L and Heng CK (2012) Urban Informality and Everyday (Night)life: A Field Study in Singapore. International Development Planning Review 34(4): 349-370.
Teaching & Pedagogy
UBC Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Seed Grant (2017)
Project Title — The 'Ideathon Challenge' as Pedagogic Method Towards Interdisciplinary Collaboration, Innovation, and Applied Learning: A Case Study
Principal Investigator — Su-Jan Yeo