Research Grants

Research Grants

Current External Competitive Grants Projects with PS colleagues as Principal Investigators (updated Jul 2019)

RGC, Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2019/20

Principal Investigator Project Title Awarded Amount (HK$)
Dr TONG Xiuhong Neurocognitive Developmental Mechanisms Underlying Statistical Learning of Chinese Orthography in Hong Kong Chinese Children: A Longitudinal ERP Study 1,002,360

RGC, General Research Fund (GRF) 2019/20

Principal Investigator Project Title Awarded Amount (HK$)
Dr LIN Dan Executive functioning in reading comprehension in Chinese with and without dialect speaking 600,441
Dr LAU Esther Yuet Ying Flourishing Outcomes and Psychosocial Predictors of 10-year Trajectories of Sleep Quality 862,050
Dr KWAN Lok Yin, Joyce Comparing Mediated Moderation Effects Using Structural Equation Modeling 554,042

RGC, Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2018/19

Principal Investigator Project Title Awarded Amount (HK$)
Dr LI Man Wai Liman Low Environmental Relational Mobility Promotes Existence of Enemies 662,268
Dr LAW Wilbert Examining the Antecedents and the Role of the Three Self-Compassion Components on Hong Kong Secondary School Students’ Psychological Well-being and Achievement Motivation 648,650
Dr PAN Jinger Melody Development of Eye Movements during Reading: A Cross-Culture Comparison

RGC, General Research Fund (GRF) 2017/18

Principal Investigator Project Title Awarded Amount (HK$)
Dr BUCHTEL, Emma E. Filial Values and “Unhealthy Practices:” When is Corruption Increased by Confucian Virtues? The Roles of Moral Conflict and Societal Transparency 664,052
Dr CHAN Ka Shing Kevin Experiencing Stigma when Parenting Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Longitudinal Study 853,759
Dr LAU Esther Yuet Ying The Impact of Sleep Deprivation on Emotional Functioning and Its Electroencephalographic (EEG) Correlates
Dr LEUNG Nga Man, Angel To Help or Not to Help: Investigating the Intervening behavior of Online Witnesses of Cyberbullying 728,152
Dr YEUNG Siu Sze, Susanna Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension: Examining the Role of Vocabulary Depth and Cross-language Transfer 620,844

RGC, General Research Fund (GRF) 2016/17

Principal Investigator Project Title Awarded Amount (HK$)
Dr LAU Esther Yuet Ying Sleep on it: Effects of daytime naps and nighttime sleep on emotional processing in college students 754,606
Dr POON Kai Tak, Ivan  The Effect of Objectification on Aggression 517,788


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