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Recent Research Grants / Research Projects

1. Research grants related to policy studies

  1.  Prof Ray FORREST, Centre for Social Policy and Social Change
  • HK$0.87 million Public Policy Research Fund from the Policy Innovation and Co-ordination Office (PICO) for the project “Housing as an Intergenerational Project-parental Resources, Parental Strategies and the Housing Opportunities of Young People in Hong Kong
  • HK$0.86 million General Research Fund from the Research Grants Council for the project “Frontier City: Place, belonging and community in contemporary Shenzhen

 

  1. Prof IP Iam Chong, Department of Cultural Studies
  • HK$0.27 million Public Policy Research Fund from PICO for the project “Privacy Challenges and Big Data in Smart City

 

  1. Prof MOK Ka Ho, Vice-President
  • Undertaking the Lingnan portion of the HK$4.37 million Strategic Public Policy Research Fund project “Accelerating the Development of a Global Innovation and Technology Hub in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area: The Roles of Public Research Universities in Hong Kong” funded by PICO in collaboration with HKUST, HKU and EdUHK
  • HK$0.93 million Public Policy Research Fund from PICO for the project “Hong Kong Non-Governmental Welfare Organisations in Mainland China: Services, Challenges and Opportunities
  • Undertaking, together with Prof Maggie LAU of APIAS, the Lingnan portion of the HK$3.25 million Strategic Public Policy Research Fund project “Trends and Implications of Poverty and Social Disadvantages in Hong Kong: A Multi-disciplinary and Longitudinal Study” funded by PICO in collaboration with the University of York, University of Bristol, University of New South Wales and CUHK

 

  1. Prof Maggie LAU, Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies
  • HK$0.7 million Public Policy Research Fund from PICO for the project “Relationship between Poverty and Neurocognitive Skills
  • Undertaking, together with Prof MOK Ka Ho, the Lingnan portion of the HK$3.25 million Strategic Public Policy Research Fund project “Trends and Implications of Poverty and Social Disadvantages in Hong Kong: A Multi-disciplinary and Longitudinal Study” funded by PICO in collaboration with the University of York, University of Bristol, University of New South Wales and CUHK
  • Together with Prof Stefan Kühner of Department of Sociology and Social Policy, received a funding of HK$0.77M from the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF for the project “The Voices of Ethnic Minority Children on Their Lives and Well-Being in Hong Kong

 

  1. Prof CUI Geng, Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies
  • HK$0.49 million Public Policy Research Fund from PICO for the project “Construction of Mainland China - Hong Kong Economic Integration Index and Its Application to Facilitate Public Policy Research in Hong Kong

 

  1. Prof Winnie POON, Department of Finance and Insurance
  • HK$0.69 million Public Policy Research Fund from PICO for the project “Deriving Public Policy for Hong Kong as an Infrastructure Financing Hub and Super-connector in Project Finance: The Belt and Road Initiative

 

  1. Prof ZHANG Baohui, Department of Political Science
  • HK$0.47 million Public Policy Research Fund from PICO for the project “One Belt One Road: China's Motives and Hong Kong's Roles

 

  1. Prof LI Pang Kwong, Department of Political Science
  • HK$0.44 million Public Policy Research Fund from PICO for the project “The Governing System of Pre-1997 Hong Kong: Archival Study of Selected Policies / Events

 

2. Grant from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

LU playing a prominent part in the £4.9 million international research project “Future of HE: Centre for Engaged Global Higher Education” which is led by University College London and participated by other 11 universities in the UK, the USA, Australia, the Netherlands, Japan, South Africa, Ireland, and the mainland China. This 60-month project is funded by the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) of Research Councils UK and the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). The LU part of the project is led by Prof Joshua Mok, the University’s Vice-President and Chair Professor of Comparative Policy of our Sociology and Social Policy Department.

 

3. Funds from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust

a.  Prof MOK Ka Ho, Vice-President

  • HK$19.68 million under the Chief Executive’s Community Project List 2018 for the “LU Jockey Club Gerontechnology and Smart Ageing Project” to promote Smart Ageing and Active Ageing through social innovations and socialpreneurs development
  • HK$8.8 million for “The Hong Kong Jockey Club Intergenerational Communication and Health Promotion Programme
  • HK$7.13 million for the “Jockey Club Age-Friendly City Project (Pilot Phase for Two Districts)”
  • HK$7.12 million for the “Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project (Second Phase) Baseline Assessments, Training, District Engagement and Professional Support for Two Districts

 

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