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APS wins three external competitive grants from the General Research Fund of the Research Grants Council

On July 2 2020, the Research Grants Council has announced the results of General Research Fund (GRF), Hong Kong’s flagship research funding scheme in the higher education sector. Three projects submitted by researchers of the Department of Asian and Policy Studies were funded. In total, the Department has secured HK$1.6 million in this round of GRF exercise.

Chair Professor LUI Tai-lok

Subject Discipline: Humanities and Arts

Project title: Accommodating Chinese Nationalism in Colonial Hong Kong – Emerging Chinese Nationalism Among College Students in the 1970s

Awarded amount: HK$ 516,374

Associate Professor Dr Alex He Jingwei

Subject Discipline: Social and Behavioural Sciences

Project Title: The Dynamics of Policy Experimentation in the Social Policy Sphere: Policy Innovation and Diffusion in China’s Public Hospital Reform

Awarded amount: HK$ 618,000

Associate Professor Dr Lee Siu-yau

Subject Discipline: Social and Behavioural Sciences

Project Title: High-skilled migration policies of Chinese cities: variation and explanations

Award amount: HK$ 477,144