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School of Graduate Studies

Student-Led Research Programme

September 2018 - January 2019


As part of Lingnan University’s plan to enhance student learning and research training, the School of Graduate Studies is pleased to invite you to participate in the 2018 Student-Led Research Programme (SLRP). The programme leverages our liberal arts wealth to promote research excellence. This is in line with the University’s policy direction (Strategic Plan of 2016 to 2022) to promote “student-initiated research, including community-based research and service-learning projects”. The programme is part of the Student Research Enhancement Scheme. Interested students are expected to form groups of three or more to apply for programme. Successful candidates shall receive academic guidance and some financial support for their projects. We particularly encourage projects of interdisciplinary nature. The projects can include but not limited to the following:




  • Systematic reviews
  • Meta-analysis
  • Policy review
  • Action research
  • Historical research
  • Knowledge transfer activities
  • Surveys
  • Ethnographic research
  • Case studies


Applications must include the following information



  • A brief description and justification of the project (Maximum of 100 words)
  • An itemised budget
  • A list of the names, academic departments, and contact information of each group member. One person must be designated as the leader of the team


Dissemination of output

Participants can share their research through:

  • Academic and public presentations
  • Academic publications
  • Publications in local and international media outlets




How to apply

To apply for the programme, please complete this form:

Please submit your application by 30 September 2018.

Should you require any information, please feel free to contact Dr Padmore Amoah ( ; ext. 8037)