Research

Research Projects

Research Projects

Our faculty members lead the way in Hong Kong in securing competitive external research funding across a wide range of disciplines. Successful applications include:

General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19

  Project Title Principal Investigator Department

1.

A Structural Understanding of Formative Assessment: Predictor, Intention, and Practice

Dr Yan, Zi

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

2.

The impact of differential parenting: A longitudinal study of child and parent factors on children’s psychosocial health in Hong Kong

Dr Ng, Sau Man Catalina

Department of Early Childhood Education

3.

Writing from the start: The writing readiness skills in early writing development for L1 and L2 Chinese speaking kindergarten children

Dr Zhou, Yanling

Department of Early Childhood Education

4.

Effective teaching and their effects on early childhood development: A comparative, longitudinal, mixed-method study of Hong Kong and Finnish kindergartens

Dr Ko, Yue On James

Department of Education Policy and Leadership

5.

Is 7 – 3 Equal to 3 – 7? Children's Understanding of Arithmetic Principles and Its Relation with Mathematics Learning

Dr Wong, Tin Yau Terry

Department of Psychology

6.

Empowering Teachers to Challenge Transprejudice Against Trans Students in Hong Kong

Dr Kwok, Kan Diana

Department of Special Education and Counselling

Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2018/19

  Project Title Principal Investigator Department

1.

Investigating SEN students’ academic and career self-concepts, school engagement, and outcomes in inclusive education integrated with career planning

Dr Yang, Lan

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

2. Teacher leadership: Influences of hierarchical Chinese contexts on the capacity of professional learning communities to empower the classroom teacher Dr Lee, Hui Lin Daphnee Department of Education Policy and Leadership
3. An analysis of the role of Hong Kong school principals in supporting the teaching of civic education Dr Wong, Koon Lin Linnie Department of Education Policy and Leadership
4. Examining the Antecedents and the Role of the Three Self-Compassion Components on Hong Kong Secondary School Students’ Psychological Well-being and Achievement Motivation Dr Law, Wilbert Department of Psychology
5. Low Environmental Relational Mobility Promotes Existence of Enemies Dr Li, Man Wai Liman Department of Psychology
6. Development of Eye Movements during Reading: A Cross-Culture Comparison Dr Pan, Jinger Department of Psychology
7. Enhancing creative problem solving through task-switching Dr Sio, Ut Na Department of Psychology
8. The multilingual reading brain: An ERP study of language interactions in three writing systems Dr Yum, Yen Na Cherry Department of Special Education and Counselling

Public Policy Research (PPR) 2016/17

  Project Title Principal Investigator Department
1 Enhancing Executive Functioning of Children Living in Poverty: A Randomized Experiment Study Dr Poon, Kei Yan Kean Department of Special Education and Counselling

Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR)

Project Title Principal Investigator Co-Investigators
Reducing early literacy differences in preschool children from low-SES families: The effects of an early metalinguistic intervention Prof. Chung Kevin Kien Hoa
(Department of Early Childhood Education)

Prof. Catherine McBride (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Dr. Lam Chun Bun Ian (Department of Early Childhood Education)

Dr. Liu Duo (Department of Special Education and Counselling)

Teaching approaches and English literacy skills: An investigation into young Hong Kong Chinese ESL children

Dr. Yeung Siu Sze Susanna
(Department of Psychology)

Dr. NG Mei Lee (Department of Early Childhood Education)
Dialogical reading programme on Chinese language and emergent literacy learning in ethnic minority preschool children in Hong Kong Dr. Zhou Yanling (Department of Early Childhood Education)

Prof. Chung Kien Hoa Kevin
(Department of Early Childhood Education)

Prof. Catherine MCBRIDE
(The Chinese University of Hong Kong)