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Research Awards

Research Awards

The awards are established to recognize publications of outstanding quality, and the engagement and impact of staff research to the development of society.

  • Faculty ‘Quality Journal Article’ Awards;
  • Faculty ‘Quality Book’ Awards; and
  • Research Engagement and Impact Awards

Dean’s Research Award: Journal Articles

Dr. Buchtel Emma

Department of Psychology

  • Buchtel, E. E., Ng, L. C. Y., Norenzayan, A., Heine, S. J., Biesanz, J. C., Chen, S. X., Bond, M. H., Peng, Q. & Su, Y. (2018). A sense of obligation: Cultural differences in the experience of obligation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 44(11), 1545-1566. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167218769610

  • Congratulations on a rigorous, original and significant publication that makes a valuable contribution to knowledge and theory in its field.

Dr. Gao Fang

Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning

  • Gao, F., Lai, C. & Halse, C. (2019). Belonging beyond the deficit label: The experiences of ‘non-Chinese speaking’ minority students in Hong Kong. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 40(3), 186-197. https://doi.org/10.1080/01434632.2018.1497042

  • Congratulations on a rigorous, original and significant publication that makes a valuable contribution to knowledge and theory in its field.

Dr. Jang Sung Tae

Department of Education Policy and Leadership

  • Jang, S. T. (2018). The implications of intersectionality on Southeast Asian female students’ educational outcomes in the United States: A critical quantitative intersectionality analysis. American Educational Research Journal, 55(6), 1268-1306. https://doi.org/10.3102/0002831218777225

  • Congratulations on a rigorous, original and significant publication that makes a valuable contribution to knowledge and theory in its field.

Finalists of Dean’s Research Award: Journal Articles

  • Dr. Cheung Yuen Man Rebecca, Department of Early Childhood Education

    Cheung, R. Y. M. & Ng, M. C. Y. (2019). Mindfulness and symptoms of depression and anxiety: The underlying roles of awareness, acceptance, impulse control, and emotion regulation. Mindfulness, 10(6), 1124-1135. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-018-1069-y

  • Dr. Wang Hui, Department of Sepcial Education and Counselling

    Wang, H., Hall, N. C. & Taxer, J. L. (published online). Antecedents and consequences of teachers’ emotional labor: A systematic review and meta-analytic investigation. Educational Psychology Review. doi:10.1007/s10648-019-09475-3

Dean’s Research Award: Books

Dr. Lam Bick Har

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

  • A well-researched book that provides a thoughtful, multifaceted, and insightful examination of the role of social support for the profession. It highlights some important understandings that should be helpful to policymakers and practitioners.

Dean’s Research Award: Research Engagement and Impact

Dr. Kam Chi Shan Anna

Department of Special Education and Counselling

  • Easy Identification of Hearing Loss and Improving Listening Experience with Personalized Amplification

  • Congratulations on producing valuable, high impact research with reach and significance. 

Dr. Pavlova Margarita

Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning

  • Education and Skills for Inclusive Growth and Green Jobs in Asia and the Pacific region

  • Congratulations on producing valuable, high impact research with reach and significance. 



List of Recipients for Past Years

2017-18

Dean’s Research Award: Journal Articles

Dr. Kwan Lok Yin Joyce, Department of Psychology
Kwan, J. L. Y., & Chan, W. (2017). Variable system: An alternative approach for the analysis of mediated moderation. Psychological Methods, 23(2), 262-277. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/met0000160

Finalists of Dean’s Research Award: Journal Articles

Dr. Chen Junjun, Department of Education Policy and Leadership

Dr. Gao Fang, Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning

Dr. Hou Wai Kai, Department of Psychology

Dr. Kam Chi Shan Anna, Department of Special Education and Counselling

Dr. Lau Yi Hung Eva, Department of Early Childhood Education

Dr. Lee Hui Lin Daphnee, Department of Education Policy and Leadership

Dr. Liu Duo Phil, Department of Special Education and Counselling

Dr. Lo Yat Wai William, Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning

Dr. Yan Zi, Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Zhou Yanling, Department of Early Childhood Education

Dean’s Research Award: Books

Dr. Qian Haiyan, Department of Education Policy and Leadership
Walker, A., & Qian, H. Y. (2018). Deciphering Chinese School Leadership: Conceptualisation, Context and Complexities. London: Routledge. https://play.google.com/books/reader?id=-_86DwAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&output=reader&hl=en_GB&pg=GBS.PT5

2016-17

Dean’s Research Award: Journal Articles

Dr. Choi Tae Hee, Department of Education Policy and Leadership
Choi, T. H. (2017). Hidden transcripts of teacher resistance: A case from South Korea. Journal of Education Policy, 32 (4), 480-502. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02680939.2017.1290280

Dr. Kam Chi Shan Anna, Department of Special Education and Counselling
Kam, A. C. S., Sung, J. K. K., Lee, T., Wong, T. K. C., & van Hasselt, C. A. (2017). Improving mobile phone speech recognition by personalized amplification – Application in people with normal hearing and mild-to-moderate hearing loss. Ear and Hearing, 38 (2), e85-e92.

Dr. Siu Tik Sze Carrey, Department of Early Childhood Education
Siu, T. S. C., & Cheung, H. (2017). Infants’ sensitivity to emotion in music and emotion-action understanding. PLoS ONE, 12, e0171023. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0171023

Dr. Wang Li-chih Angus, Department of Special Education and Counselling
Wang, L. C., Liu, D., Chung, K. K. H. & Yang, H. M. (2017). Development of lexical tone awareness in Chinese children with and without dyslexia. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 49, 203-214. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cedpsych.2017.02.002

Finalists of Dean’s Research Award: Journal Articles

Dr. Cheng Yan Ni Annie, Department of Education Policy and Leadership
Cheng, A. Y. N., Szeto, E. (2016) Teacher leadership development and principal facilitation: Novice teachers’ perspectives. Teaching and Teacher Education, 58, 140-148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2016.05.003

Dr. Gao Fang, Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning
Gao, F. (2017). Being ‘religious and cultural rebels’ or being ‘cultural hybrids’? The role of identity capital in Muslim female university students’ self-construction. Gender and Education, 1-16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540253.2017.1296112

Dr. Lau Yi Hung Eva, Department of Early Childhood Education
Lau, E. Y. H. (2016). A mixed-methods study of paternal involvement in Hong Kong. British Educational Research Journal, 42, 1023-1040. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/berj.3248

Dr. Lau Yuet Ying Esther, Department of Psychology
Lau, E. Y. Y., Hui, C. H., Lam, J., & Cheung, S. F. (2017). Sleep and optimism: A longitudinal study of bidirectional causal relationship and its mediating and moderating variables in a Chinese student sample. Chronobiology International, 34(3), 360-372.

Dr. Park Jae Hyung, Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning
Park, J. (2016). Sociocultural concept of high ability and heart-mind epistemology in Confucian societies. International Studies in Sociology of Education, 1-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09620214.2016.1187078

Dr. Wong Tin Yau Terry, Department of Psychology
Wong, T. T.-Y., Ho, C. S.-H., & Tang, J. (2016). The relation between ANS and arithmetic achievement: The mediating role of number-numerosity mapping. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 46, 208-217. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cedpsych.2016.06.003

Dr. Yang Min, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Yang, M., Luk, L. Y. Y., Webster, B. J., Chau, A. W. l., & Ma, C. H. K. (2016). The role of international service-learning in facilitating undergraduate students’ self-exploration. Journal of Studies in International Education, 20(5), 416-436.

Dean’s Research Award: Research Engagement and Impact

Dr. Yuen Wai Kwan Gail, Department of Education Policy and Leadership
Reshaping the policy landscape of early childhood education (ECE): From private to public provision of free quality kindergarten education

2015-16

Dean’s Research Award: Journal Articles

Dr. Buchtel Emma, Department of Psychology
Buchtel, E. E., Guan, Y. J., Peng, Q., Su, Y. J., Sang, B., Chen, S. X. H., & Bond, M. H. (2015). Are Immoral Behaviors Especially Harmful, or Especially Uncivilized? Immorality East and West, 41 (10), 1382-1394. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167215595606

Dr. Chen Junjun, Department of Education Policy and Leadership
Chen, J. J. (2016). Understanding teacher emotions: The development of a teacher emotion inventory. Teaching and Teacher Education, 55, 68-77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2016.01.001

Dr. Cheung Rebecca, Department of Early Childhood Education
Cheung, R. Y. M., Cumming, E. M., Zhang, A., & Davies, P. T. (2016). Trivariate Modeling of Interparental Conflict and Adolescent Emotional Security. Journal of Youth Adolescence, 45 (11). 2336-2352. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10964-015-0406-x

Dr. King Ronnel, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
King, R. B. (2015). Sense of relatedness boosts engagement, achievement, and well-being: A latent growth model study. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 42, 26-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cedpsych.2015.04.002

Dr. Lo Will, Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning
Lo, W. Y. W. (2016). The concept of greater China in higher education: adoptions, dynamics and implications. Comparative Education, 52, 26-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03050068.2015.1125613

Dr. Sun Jiang, Department of Early Childhood Education
Sun, J., Liu, Y., Chen, E. E., Rao, Nirmala., Liu, H. Y. (2016). Factors related to parents’ engagement in cognitive and socio-emotional caregiving in developing countries. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 36, 21-31. 10.1016/j.ecresq.2015.12.003

Dean’s Research Award: Books

Dr. Lee Daphnee, Department of Education Policy and Leadership
Lee, D. (2017). Managing Chineseness: Identity and Ethnic Management in Singapore. London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9781137582577