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The Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) research and development work emphasizes academic rigor, professional relevance and social relevance. The Department fosters multi-disciplinary research to expand the scope of disciplines, enrich research capacity and deliver a more comprehensive approach to promote advance knowledge transfer for professional improvement and policy formulation. The projects we engage in, contributes to educational development to the community and the profession.

The Department’s faculties have been recognized for their scholarship with the award of various competitive peer reviewed grants, including grants from the Research Grants Council; General Research Fund; Public Policy Research Grant and Strategic Public Policy Research Grant (Hong Kong); Australian Research Council (Discovery & Linkage Grant Scheme); National Natural Science Foundation of China; Ministry of Education Academic Research Grants Scheme (Singapore); Central Policy Unit Research Grants (Hong Kong); and the Rockefeller Foundation (New York), among others.

PROJECT INVESTIGATOR / COORDINATOR
PROJECT TITLE
FUNDING SOURCE
Dr Lina Vyas
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. 推進香港中小企業員工的工作與健康果效:利用智能手機及能力建設干預措施對工作主管支持進行研究
PIOC: Public Policy Research Funding Scheme ($ 882,395)
Prof LUI Tai-Lok
Hong Kong's Professional Sector under Regionalization. 區域化底下香港專業界別的狀況
PIOC: Public Policy Research Funding Scheme ($835,130)
Prof CHOU Kee Lee
To Claim or Not to Claim: Towards a Better Understanding of the Take-up Rates of Welfare Schemes Targeting Hong Kong Older Adults and the Stigma Attached to Them. 申領或不申領:了解長者社會保障計劃參與率及其負面的標籤
PIOC: Public Policy Research Funding Scheme ($898,610)
Prof Chou Kee Lee
Effects of Future-time Perspective and Goal Clarity Intervention on Financial Preparation for Old Age in Hong Kong 老年公共轉移對長者的影嚮:香港長津
RGC: General Research Fund($1,332,256)
Dr Lee Siu Yau
Immigration policies and attitudes toward highly skilled immigrants in Hong Kong
RGC: General Research Fund($457,340)
Prof Darryl JARVIS
Policy Transfer and Convergence: Multilateral Agencies and the Transfer of Competition and Regulatory Policy in Asia (2019 - 2022)
RGC: General Research Fund($480,400)
Dr Alex He Jingwei
How to Increase the Demand for Private Long-term Care Insurance in Hong Kong? 如何提高香港私人長期護理保險的需求?
CENTRAL POLICY UNIT: PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH SCHEME($1,086,951)
Dr Isabella Ng Fung Sheung
In Local Exclusivity Lies Global Inclusion – the Relational Ontology of Asylum-Seekers and Refugees and Local Community in a Post-Colonial Hong Kong Village 在排外的本地社區存在全球種族共融 - 後殖民地香港農村内尋求庇護者、難民與本地社區的關係本體論
RGC: General Research Fund($210,224)
Prof Chou Kee Lee
The Effects of Old-age Public Transfer on Older Persons: The Case of Social Pensions in Hong Kong
RGC: General Research Fund($1,658,960)
Dr Kelvin Cheung Chi Kin
Enhancing Executive Functioning in Children Living in Low-income Families: Cantonese Opera and Social-emotional Learning Intervention 提升低收入家庭兒童的執行職能:粵劇訓練和社交情感學習的介入研究
RGC: General Research Fund($1,022,550)
Dr Fox Hu Zhiyong
Access to Housing and Entrepreneurship in Urban China: A Study of Beijing, Hangzhou and Chongqing Metropolises 中国城市居民的居住状况和创业意愿:基于北京、杭州和重庆的实证研究
RGC: General Research Fund($544,800)
Prof Chou Kee Lee
Improving Financial Literacy in Secondary School Students: An Randomized Experiment
Investor Education Centre Grant($399,380)
Prof Lui Tai Lok
Global Governance Hub: A New Dimension in Hong Kong's Global City Strategy? 全球管治樞紐:香港全球城巿策略的新面向?
CENTRAL POLICY UNIT: PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH SCHEME($957,766)
Dr Lake Lui Ching Wu
Family Policies, Social Norms and Fertility Decisions: A Survey Experiment 家庭政策與社會規範對生育決定的影響
CENTRAL POLICY UNIT: PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH SCHEME($764,750)
Dr Brian Fong Chi Hang
From Deficit Politics to Surplus Politics: A Comparative Case Study of Hong Kong and Singapore
RGC: General Research Fund($423,994)