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Policy Dialogue Series 2019/20: Crisis Management (Edited Version)
Policy Dialogue Series 2019/20: Crisis Management (Edited Version)

Policy Dialogue Series 2019/20: Crisis Management (Edited Version)

The Webinar of Policy Dialogue Series co-hosted by the Department of Asian and Policy Studies at the Education University of Hong Kong and the Division of Public Policy at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has been successfully held on 28 March 2020. Professor Anthony B.L. Cheung (Research Chair Professor of Public Administration with [...]
[Final Call] Master of Public Policy and Management at the Department of Asian and Policy Studies, EdUHK
[Final Call] Master of Public Policy and Management at the Department of Asian and Policy Studies, EdUHK

[Final Call] Master of Public Policy and Management at the Department of Asian and Policy Studies, EdUHK

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With the increased worldwide and complex social challenges, the demand for trained talent in public policy and management is increasing from many sectors. The Master of Public Policy and Management (MPPM) Programme is designed to train students in readiness for managerial and leading roles in policy analysis and professional policy practice. Various experiential learning experiences […]

Job Vacancy: Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I (Ref: SRA/RAI/APS/0320)
Job Vacancy: Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I (Ref: SRA/RAI/APS/0320)

Job Vacancy: Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I (Ref: SRA/RAI/APS/0320)

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Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I (Ref: SRA/RAI/APS/0320) Department of Asian and Policy Studies The appointee will be responsible for providing research support to the Principal Investigator on research projects addressing work-life balance and SMEs in Hong Kong. Major duties include literature review and quantitative data analysis. The appointment will be for a period […]

Job Vacancy: Research Assistant I (Part-time) (Ref: RAI(PT)/APS/0320)
Job Vacancy: Research Assistant I (Part-time) (Ref: RAI(PT)/APS/0320)

Job Vacancy: Research Assistant I (Part-time) (Ref: RAI(PT)/APS/0320)

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Research Assistant I (Part-time) (Ref: RAI(PT)/APS/0320) Department of Asian and Policy Studies The appointee will work on research projects related to immigration policies. He/she will be responsible for literature research and review, translation, and other research-related duties as assigned. The appointment is expected to commence as soon as possible until 31 November 2021. Applicants should […]

New book published by APS staff
New book published by APS staff

New book published by APS staff

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Dr Kris Hartley, assistant professor at the Department of Asian and Policy Studies, has published a new edited volume with Routledge Press entitled “Governing Cities: Asia’s Urban Transformation”, with co-editors Prof Glen Kuecker (DePauw University, USA), Prof Michael Waschak (USA), Dr Jun Jie Woo (Singapore), and Dr Charles Chao Rong Phua (Singapore Management University). The […]

[6 March] Enhancing the Theoretical and Practical Impact of Policy Research
[6 March] Enhancing the Theoretical and Practical Impact of Policy Research

[6 March] Enhancing the Theoretical and Practical Impact of Policy Research

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The Division of Public Policy, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, invites you to a virtual dialogue on Enhancing the Theoretical and Practical Impact of Policy Research. Designed for active researchers, including PhD students, working on policy related topics, the Dialogue session will be led by: Dialogue Chair, Professor Wu Xun, Head, Division […]

Dr Xiao Hanyu interviewed by Ming Pao
Dr Xiao Hanyu interviewed by Ming Pao

Dr Xiao Hanyu interviewed by Ming Pao

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Dr Xiao Hanyu, assistant professor at APS, was interviewed by Ming Pao. He pointed out the abilities young people should have to participate in politics and introduced the four characteristics of the Master of Public Policy and Management (MPPM) Programme. Details: https://jupas.mingpao.com/postgrad/%E9%9D%92%E5%B9%B4%E4%B8%8D%E5%86%8D%E6%94%BF%E6%B2%BB%E5%86%B7%E6%84%9F-%E7%A0%94%E5%85%AC%E5%85%B1%E6%94%BF%E7%AD%96%E9%80%A0%E6%99%82%E5%8B%A2/

Dr Siu-yau Lee interviewed by Al Jazeera
Dr Siu-yau Lee interviewed by Al Jazeera

Dr Siu-yau Lee interviewed by Al Jazeera

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Dr Siuyau Lee, associate professor and programme leader of Bachelor of Social Sciences in Greater China Studies, was interviewed by Al Jazeera, recognises the lack of autonomy of the HKSAR Government is not only the political issue but also the public health issues. For the news report, please visit: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/02/hong-kong-virus-rekindles-animosities-china-200210041705903.html

Assistant Professor at APS delivered presentation at the United Nations Tenth World Urban Forum
Assistant Professor at APS delivered presentation at the United Nations Tenth World Urban Forum

Assistant Professor at APS delivered presentation at the United Nations Tenth World Urban Forum

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Dr Kris Hartley, assistant professor at the Department of Asian and Policy Studies, delivered a presentation titled “Global Goals, Global Cities: Achieving the SDGs through Collective Local Action” at the United Nations Tenth World Urban Forum in Abu Dhabi UAE on 10 February 2020. His address was based on his recent policy report about the [...]
Associate Professor of the Department of Asian and Policy Studies joins research team on people’s perception on- and preventive behavior against the Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
Associate Professor of the Department of Asian and Policy Studies joins research team on people’s perception on- and preventive behavior against the Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Associate Professor of the Department of Asian and Policy Studies joins research team on people’s perception on- and preventive behavior against the Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

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Since early January, the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) from Wuhan to the rest of China has triggered a grave public health crisis. The steady increase of infected cases in Hong Kong, Taiwan and overseas has intensified global concern. In order to gauge Chinese people’s perception and individual behaviors against the epidemic, an [...]
Job Vacancy – Research Assistant I for Department of Asian and Policy Studies (RAI/APS/0120)
Job Vacancy – Research Assistant I for Department of Asian and Policy Studies (RAI/APS/0120)

Job Vacancy – Research Assistant I for Department of Asian and Policy Studies (RAI/APS/0120)

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The appointee will be responsible for providing research support to the Principal Investigator on research projects addressing poverty and the issues related to older adults in Hong Kong. Major duties include literature review, quantitative data analysis and any other duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator. The appointment will be for a period of around […]

Job Vacancy – Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I for Department of Asian and Policy Studies (Ref: SRA/RAI/APS/1219)
Job Vacancy – Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I for Department of Asian and Policy Studies (Ref: SRA/RAI/APS/1219)

Job Vacancy – Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I for Department of Asian and Policy Studies (Ref: SRA/RAI/APS/1219)

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2019 December The appointee will be responsible for providing research support to the Principal Investigator on research projects addressing work-life balance and SMEs in Hong Kong. Major duties include literature review and quantitative data analysis. The appointment will be for a period of around 18 months with the possibility of renewal subject to mutual agreement. […]

EdUHK Students win First Prize in National Mock Mayor Competition
EdUHK Students win First Prize in National Mock Mayor Competition

EdUHK Students win First Prize in National Mock Mayor Competition

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A team of students of the Master of Public Policy and Management (MPPM) and Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Greater China Studies (BGCS) programme won the first prize in the Ninth National Universities Mock Mayor Competition in November 2019. Organized by the Chinese Academy of Management and the Central University of Finance and Economics, […]

2019 International Public Policy Workshop held in Hong Kong
2019 International Public Policy Workshop held in Hong Kong

2019 International Public Policy Workshop held in Hong Kong

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Twenty-five international scholars participated in an authors’ workshop on The Future of Policy Sciences. Organized by the Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS), the two-day workshop held between November 14 and 15 provided international participants the opportunity to engage with local scholars and explore the future of policy sciences both as an intellectual enterprise but also as [...]
[Postponement of Second Policy Dialogue Series] Policy Dialogue Series 2019/20 Featuring Professor Anthony B.L. Cheung
[Postponement of Second Policy Dialogue Series] Policy Dialogue Series 2019/20 Featuring Professor Anthony B.L. Cheung

[Postponement of Second Policy Dialogue Series] Policy Dialogue Series 2019/20 Featuring Professor Anthony B.L. Cheung

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Last year, the Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS), EdUHK and the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), HKUST, co-organised the Policy Dialogue Series featuring Professor Anthony Cheung, Research Chair Professor of Public Administration and former Secretary for Transport and Housing in Hong Kong. In the 2019-20 academic year, they will cooperate again to hold […]

International Experts to speak on Confronting Inequality and Social Exclusion in Hong Kong
International Experts to speak on Confronting Inequality and Social Exclusion in Hong Kong

International Experts to speak on Confronting Inequality and Social Exclusion in Hong Kong

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Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) and Justice Centre co-hosted the “Academic Workshop: Confronting Inequality and Social Exclusion in Hong Kong” from 9 November to 11 November. With the support from Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and the UNESCO Chair in Regional Education Development and Lifelong Learning, the workshop seeks to draw […]

[Venue Changed] Academic Workshop: Confronting Inequality and Social Exclusion
[Venue Changed] Academic Workshop: Confronting Inequality and Social Exclusion

[Venue Changed] Academic Workshop: Confronting Inequality and Social Exclusion

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The three-day workshop is co-hosted by the Department of Asian and Policy Studies, The Education University of Hong Kong and Justice Centre Hong Kong (“Justice Centre”). It is sponsored by The Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, the UNESCO Chair in Regional Education Development and Lifelong Learning, The Education University of Hong Kong. The […]

APS Seminar: Applications of Machine Learning to Infrorm Policy-Making for Urban Sustainability
APS Seminar: Applications of Machine Learning to Infrorm Policy-Making for Urban Sustainability

APS Seminar: Applications of Machine Learning to Infrorm Policy-Making for Urban Sustainability

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The Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) cordially invites you to attend the seminar entitled “Applications of Machine Learning to Inform Policy-Making for Urban Sustainability”. Date 8 November 2019 (Friday) Time 10:00 am – 11:30 am Venue Room B2-LP-23, Tai Po Campus, EdUHK Speaker Professor Sybil Derrible Medium English Enrollment https://anonmachg2.eduhk.hk/machform/view.php?id=29665397 Abstract: Machine Learning (ML) […]

New book published by APS staff
New book published by APS staff

New book published by APS staff

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Professor Darryl S.L. Jarvis, Head, Department of Asian and Policy Studies and Professor Mok Ka-ho, Vice-President and concurrently Lam Man Tsan Chair Professor of Comparative Policy at Lingnan University, Hong Kong, have published a new book, titled “Transformations in Higher Education Governance in Asia: Policy, Politics and Progress”. This book documents experimentation with various policy […]

New article published by APS staff
New article published by APS staff

New article published by APS staff

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2019 September Professor Darryl S.L. Jarvis, Head, Department of Asian and Policy Studies, together with Professor Toby Carroll (City University of Hong Kong ) and Professor Judith Clifton (Jean Monnet Chair at the Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences, University of Cantabria, Spain) have recently co-guest edited a special issue of the journal Globalizations  The special […]

APS staff awarded the 8th Szeto Wah Good Teacher Award
APS staff awarded the 8th Szeto Wah Good Teacher Award

APS staff awarded the 8th Szeto Wah Good Teacher Award

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Congratulations to Dr Isabella Ng Fung-sheung, Assistant Professor and Associate Head (Teaching and Learning) in the Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS), who won a “Good Teacher Award” under the eighth “Good Students, Good Teachers Commendation Scheme” organised by the Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union (HKPTU). Set up by Mr Szeto Wah Education Fund […]

Master of Public Policy and Management (2020 Spring Intake)
Master of Public Policy and Management (2020 Spring Intake)

Master of Public Policy and Management (2020 Spring Intake)

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Now we are accepting January 2020 intake applications.   Application Deadline: Non-local: 31 October 2019 Local: 30 November 2019   Programme Overview The Master of Public Policy and Management (MPPM) Programme is designed to train students in policy sciences, public management, and policy analytics in readiness for leading roles in policy analysis and professional policy […]

EdUHK researcher selected to WHO research consortium
EdUHK researcher selected to WHO research consortium

EdUHK researcher selected to WHO research consortium

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The Asia-Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (APO) of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the selection result of research consortium earlier this year. A multinational consortium comprised of leading scholars from India, Mainland China and Hong Kong was selected, out of some 20 applications from the Asia-Pacific Region. Dr He Jingwei Alex, Associate […]

Young Public Policy Scholars and Students Trained in EdUHK
Young Public Policy Scholars and Students Trained in EdUHK

Young Public Policy Scholars and Students Trained in EdUHK

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Young Public Policy Scholars and Students Trained in EdUHK Forty-five young scholars from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and Germany participated in the Second International Training Camp for Young Public Policy Scholars at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) in August. Organized by the Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS), this […]

APS scholar awarded new public policy funding
APS scholar awarded new public policy funding

APS scholar awarded new public policy funding

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2019 July APS scholar awarded new public policy funding Congratulations to Dr. Vyas on winning the Public Policy Research (PPR) Funding for her project titled “Advancing Job- and Health-associated Outcomes for Employees of Small and Medium Enterprises in Hong Kong: A Study on Workplace Supervisor Support with Smartphone-based and Capacity-building Interventions”. A total amount of […]

APS scholar’s research recognized by leading international journal
APS scholar’s research recognized by leading international journal

APS scholar’s research recognized by leading international journal

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2019 July APS scholar’s research recognized by leading international journal Health Policy and Planning (published by Oxford University Press), one of the leading international journals in the field of health policy and health services research, recently selected a collection of research articles that highlights the strongest scholarly contribution in key research areas. On “China’s health system […]

Call for Papers – The Fifth AP-PPN Annual Conference
Call for Papers – The Fifth AP-PPN Annual Conference

Call for Papers – The Fifth AP-PPN Annual Conference

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2019 June Call for Papers – The Fifth AP-PPN Annual Conference Following the successful conferences in Hong Kong (2016, 2019), Chiang Mai (2017), and Beijing (2018), the Asia-Pacific Public Policy Network (AP-PPN) will hold its 5th Annual Conference for the first time in Australia at The University of Western Australia (UWA) on 13–14 February 2020, […]

BSocSc(GCS) Programme On-site Admissions for 2019/20

BSocSc(GCS) Programme On-site Admissions for 2019/20

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2019 June The Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS)’s Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Greater China Studies [BSocSc(GCS)] Programme (self-financed) will hold on-site admissions interviews. If you would like to enroll into our programme, come visit us! On-site Admission Days 2019 for BSocSc(GCS) Dates: 10 – 11 July 2019 (after the release of […]

APS Academic Staff Awarded Faculty Teaching Awards 2018/2019
APS Academic Staff Awarded Faculty Teaching Awards 2018/2019

APS Academic Staff Awarded Faculty Teaching Awards 2018/2019

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2019 June Mr. Sam Choi Chun-wai, a Lecturer, Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS), has been awarded the Faculty Teaching Awards 2018/2019. His research interest is in the studies of historical political geography and urban politics, particularly focusing on cases of Hong Kong and China. He is also active in analyzing China-Hong Kong relations […]

EdUHK teams shine in the Inaugural Inter-University Public Policy Case Competition
EdUHK teams shine in the Inaugural Inter-University Public Policy Case Competition

EdUHK teams shine in the Inaugural Inter-University Public Policy Case Competition

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2019 April A team of undergraduate students from the Bachelor of Social Science in Greater China Studies of the Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) won the Second Runner-up in the first Inter-University Public Policy Case Competition held in The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in April 2019. More than 40 […]

Call For Applications – 2019 International Summer Training Camp for Young Public Policy Scholars
Call For Applications – 2019 International Summer Training Camp for Young Public Policy Scholars

Call For Applications – 2019 International Summer Training Camp for Young Public Policy Scholars

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2019 March   2019 International Summer Training Camp for Young Public Policy Scholars CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Hosted by The Department of Asian and Policy Studies, The Education University of Hong Kong Supported by The Asia-Pacific Public Policy Network (AP-PPN) Policy and Society (SSCI) Journal of Asian Public Policy (ESCI)   The Department of Asian and Policy Studies […]

HKUST Inter-University Public Policy Case Competition 2019
HKUST Inter-University Public Policy Case Competition 2019

HKUST Inter-University Public Policy Case Competition 2019

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2019 March The Institute for Public Policy and the Division of Public Policy at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology are hosting the Inter-University Public Policy Case Competition 2019. It provides a hands-on opportunity for students to analyze and resolve real-life public policy problems through case studies. The Competition is co-organized by the […]

Dr. Kris Hartley awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Teaching Fellowship
Dr. Kris Hartley awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Teaching Fellowship

Dr. Kris Hartley awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Teaching Fellowship

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2019 March We are delighted to announce that Dr. Kris Hartley, Assistant Professor, APS, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Teaching Fellowship. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. Kris’s fellowship funds a six-month residency at the Chiang Mai University (CMU) School of Public Policy in […]

Professor Jamie Peck gave a talk in APS Departmental Research Seminar Series
Professor Jamie Peck gave a talk in APS Departmental Research Seminar Series

Professor Jamie Peck gave a talk in APS Departmental Research Seminar Series

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Professor Jamie Peck gave a talk in APS Departmental Research Seminar Series 2019 February Professor Jamie Peck, Canada Research Chair in Urban and Regional Political Economy and Distinguished University Scholar at the University of British Columbia, Canada, visited APS department on 19 February 2019 and gave a talk on “The Hong Kong model as neoliberal […]

IPPA Membership – A New Chapter for APS
IPPA Membership – A New Chapter for APS

IPPA Membership – A New Chapter for APS

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2019 February The Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) is pleased to announce its membership to the International Public Policy Association (IPPA) (http://www.ippapublicpolicy.org/partners). Founded in 2014, IPPA (http://www.ippapublicpolicy.org/ ) has quickly grown into one of the largest international public policy associations in the world, bringing together practitioners, scholars and students of public policy from across [...]
NASPAA Membership – A New Milestone of APS
NASPAA Membership – A New Milestone of APS

NASPAA Membership – A New Milestone of APS

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The APS department is proud and excited to announce that it has achieved a major milestone by becoming a member of Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) since January 2019. (Membership 2019 to 2024). NASPAA (http://www.naspaa.org ) is an international membership organization of graduate education programs in public policy, public affairs, public […]

EdUHK students win First Prize in National Mock Mayor Competition
EdUHK students win First Prize in National Mock Mayor Competition

EdUHK students win First Prize in National Mock Mayor Competition

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A team of students of the Master of Public Policy and Governance (MPPG) Programme of the Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) won the first prize in the Eighth National Universities Mock Mayor Competition in November 2018. Organized by the Chinese Academy of Management and the Central University of Finance and Economics, this event is […]

APS People in the News – Prof. Darryl Jarvis Interviewed by Radio Television Hong Kong
APS People in the News – Prof. Darryl Jarvis Interviewed by Radio Television Hong Kong

APS People in the News – Prof. Darryl Jarvis Interviewed by Radio Television Hong Kong

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APS People in the News – Prof. Darryl Jarvis Interviewed by Radio Television Hong Kong Professor Darryl Jarvis was interviewed by “Backchat”, a programme of Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) (Radio 3), to comment on international relations: Morality vs Realism and discuss Khashoggi Killing, US Diplomacy and Saudi Arabia on 22 November 2018. Archive is […]

Policy Dialogue Series: “Two Systems, Two Existentialisms” by Professor Anthony B.L. Cheung
Policy Dialogue Series: “Two Systems, Two Existentialisms” by Professor Anthony B.L. Cheung

Policy Dialogue Series: “Two Systems, Two Existentialisms” by Professor Anthony B.L. Cheung

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The Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) of The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) held the second session of the Policy Dialogue Series on November 23, 2018. Anthony B. L. Cheung, Research Chair Professor of APS and former Secretary of Transport of Housing of the Hong Kong SAR Government shared his insights into […]

International community condemns human rights situation in Hong Kong in major UN UPR review of China
International community condemns human rights situation in Hong Kong in major UN UPR review of China

International community condemns human rights situation in Hong Kong in major UN UPR review of China

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2018 November In a first and unprecedented step, 12 countries have used the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UPR) hearing on China to highlight their concerns with the human rights in Hong Kong, which was held on 7 November 2018. When China’s last UPR hearing was held in 2013, no recommendation was issued in Hong [...]
University of Saskatchewan delegation pays a courtesy call to APS
University of Saskatchewan delegation pays a courtesy call to APS

University of Saskatchewan delegation pays a courtesy call to APS

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University of Saskatchewan delegation pays a courtesy call to APS 2018 October On October 5 2018, a delegation of the University of Saskatchewan paid a courtesy call to the Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) of the Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK). Led by Dr Debra Pozega-Osburn, Vice President (University Relations) and Dr [...]