Assoc Prof Sam Yam clinches double accolades for behavioural science research
Associate Professor Sam Yam Kai Chi from NUS Business School has been recognised as a rising star in the fields of organisational behaviour and psychological science, winning two of the most prestigious international awards for his early-career contributions.
Assoc Prof Yam was named the recipient of the 2022 Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions by the Association for Psychological Science (APS). APS represents more than 30,000 researchers from over 80 countries, with the award widely regarded as the most prestigious early career award in psychology.
The second accolade he received was the 2022 Distinguished Early Career Contributions – Science Award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). SIOP is a premier professional association for the scientific study of the workplace and this award is considered by academics as the most prestigious early career award in organisational behaviour and human resources.