Research Grants

Research Grants

Current external competitive grants with psychology colleagues as principal investigators (updated Jul 2024)


RGC, General Research Fund (GRF) 2023/24

Principal Investigator Project Title Awarded Amount (HK$)
Dr HO Chun Yip Henry Workplace Mistreatment of Hong Kong Secondary School Teachers: A Longitudinal Study of Depletion, Commitment, and Preoccupation Mechanisms 719,781
Dr KWAN Lok Yin Joyce Effect Size Measures and Sample Size Determination in Multilevel Mediation Analysis within the Structural Equation Modeling Framework 549,000
Dr LAU Esther Yuet-ying Why Lose Sleep for Work if Sleep Works for You? Neurocognitive Affective Benefits of Home-based Sleep Extension in Chronically Sleep-restricted Emerging Adults 1,000,000
Dr LEUNG Nga Man Angel Functions of Cognitive Reappraisal in Cyberbullying and the Well-being of Cyber-victimized Chinese Students 758,682
Dr LIN Dan Learning in the Digital Age: Online Storybook Intervention in Reading Development 717,820
Dr TONG Xiuhong How Social-emotional Skills Affect Children’s Reading Comprehension: A Cross-Lagged Longitudinal Study 1,127,000
Dr WONG Man Lok Nichol A Novel Conditioning Approach to Counter Loneliness in Adults 916,654
Dr YEUNG Siu Sze Science Text Comprehension: Investigating the Role of Text Structure Strategy, Motivation, and Metacognitive Calibration 783,150


RGC, General Research Fund (GRF) 2022/23

Principal Investigator Project Title Awarded Amount (HK$)
Dr TONG Xiuhong Promoting Chinese and English Bi-Scriptal Reading Development through Phonological Training: Behavioural Intervention and Neural Evaluation 637,657
Dr YEUNG Kin Chung Michael Understanding the role of the frontoparietal network in the development of executive function in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder 1,217,060


RGC, General Research Fund (GRF) 2021/22

Principal Investigator Project Title Awarded Amount (HK$)
Dr BUCHTEL Emma E. The Meaning of Cognitive Conflict across Cultures: Using Pupil Dilation to Identify Culturally-relevant Meaning Disruptions and Conflict Compensation 661,243
Dr POON Kai Tak Ivan  Watch One's Step: The Effect of Objectification on Conspiracy Beliefs



Innovation and Technology Fund for Better Living (FBL)

Principal Investigator Project Title Awarded Amount (HK$)
Prof YEUNG Siu Sze Susanna  Social Robot for English Language Learning among Young Learners 4,953,800


Innovation and Technology Support Programme (ITSP)

Principal Investigator Project Title Awarded Amount (HK$)
Dr YEUNG Kin Chung Michael Developing an EEG-fNIRS Neurofeedback Application for Brain Training for Autistic Children 1,389,200


Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Principal Investigator Project Title Awarded Amount (HK$)
Dr Nichol WONG Man-lok Personalised transcranial direct current stimulation to reduce daily loneliness in people with subthreshold depression $864,729


WYNG Foundation 2021/22

Principal Investigator Project Title Awarded Amount (CAD)

EdUHK, Hong Kong
Dr CHAN Wing Yan Arita (PS) & Dr WANG Hui (SEC)

McGill University, Canada
Prof Nancy HEATH

Enhancing Hong Kong Pre-Service Teachers' Mental Health and Well-Being: Adaptation and Evaluation of the Regulating Emotions and Stress for pre-Service Teachers (RESST) Program 210,000


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