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) 2017/18

  Project Title Principal Investigator Department

1.

Coercive Parenting, Child Temperament, and Child Aggression: A mixed methods and Two-wave Longitudinal Study

Dr Lau, Yi Hung Eva

Department of Early Childhood Education

2.

The Emergence of Middle Leadership in Early Childhood Education: Role, Power and Authority

Dr Ho, Dora Choi-wa

Department of Early Childhood Education

3.

Promoting Teacher Learning and Improving Instruction: What is the Role of Cross-school Instructional Leadership?

Dr Qian, Haiyan

Department of Education Policy and Leadership

4.

Transition from Secondary to Post-Secondary Education: Access, Obstacles, and Success Factors of Immigrant, Minority and Low Income Youth in Hong Kong

Dr Yuen, Celeste Yuet-mui

Department of Education Policy and Leadership

5.

Institutional and Cultural Dynamics in Higher Education Governance: A Comparative Study of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan

Dr Lo, Yat Wai

Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning

6.

Filial Values and “Unhealthy Practices:” When is Corruption Increased by Confucian Virtues? The Roles of Moral Conflict and Societal Transparency.

Dr Buchtel, Emma Ellen Kathrina

Department of Psychology

7 Experiencing Stigma when Parenting Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Longitudinal Study Dr Chan, Ka Shing Kevin Department of Psychology
8 The Impact of Sleep Deprivation on Emotional Functioning and Its Electroencephalographic (EEG) Correlates Dr Lau, Esther Yuet-ying Department of Psychology
9 To Help or Not to Help: Investigating the Intervening behavior of Online Witnesses of Cyberbullying Dr Leung, Nga Man Angel Department of Psychology
10 Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension: Examining the Role of Vocabulary Depth and Cross-language Transfer Dr Yeung, Siu Sze Department of Psychology
11 Efficacy of Amplification with Hearing Aids for Tinnitus Relief: a Randomized Controlled Trial Dr Kam, Anna Chi-Shan Department of Special Education and Counselling

Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2017/18

  Project Title Principal Investigator Department

1.

The Unique Role of Cognitive Flexibility in Chinese Reading Acquisition among Hong Kong Preschoolers

Dr Fong, Yui Chi

Department of Early Childhood Education

Public Policy Research (PPR) 2016/17

  Project Title Principal Investigator Department
1 Hong Kong Youths’ National Identity: Impacts of Mainland Exchange Programmes, Study Tours and Volunteer Activities Dr Cheng, Yan Ni Annie Department of Education Policy and Leadership

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)