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Research Projects

(I) Externally-funded Research Projects

Funding Scheme

Funding Year

Project Details

Research Grants Council
(Institutional Development Scheme)
2020/21 Project Title

Establish the Research Centre for Green Energy, Transport and Building in PolyU SPEED

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Jack Lo (Project Holder)
  • Prof. Leung Chun-wah (Team Leader)
  • Dr Anthony Loh
  • Dr Artie Ng
  • Dr Flora Zhang
  • Dr Antony Lam
  • Dr Edmond Lam
  • Dr Junot Liang
  • Dr Andrew Wu
  • Dr Muhammad Asim
2019/20 Project Title

Establish the Research Centre for Advanced Design, Materials and Manufacturing Technologies (RCADMM) in PolyU SPEED

Project Team Members
  • Dr Jack Lo (Project Holder)
  • Prof. Leung Chun-wah (Team Leader)
  • Dr James Chau
  • Dr Udaya Kahangamage
  • Dr Anthony Loh
  • Dr Zerance Ng
  • Dr Anand Vyas
2018/19 Project Title

Establishment of Centre for Ageing and Healthcare Management Research (CAHMR)

Project Team Members
  • Dr Jack Lo (Applicant)
  • Dr Ben Fong (Team Leader)
  • Prof. Peter Yuen
  • Prof. Warren Chiu
  • Dr Artie Ng
  • Dr Simon Cheung
  • Dr Vincent Law
  • Dr Tiffany Leung
  • Dr Lo Man-fung
  • Dr Pimtong Tavitiyaman
  • Dr Adam Wong

Research Grants Council
(Inter-Institutional Development Scheme)

2020/21 Project Title

Emerging Research Directions on Adoption of Electric Vehicles for the Development of Smart Cities through Complementary Policy and Green Financing: GBA as the Cluster for Technological Innovation

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Andrew Wu (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Artie Ng (Co-Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Nancy Guo

2016/17

Project Title

From Social and Environmental Accounting to Sustainability Accounting and Responsible Investment: Emerging Research Agendas

Project Team Members (from CPCE)

  • Dr Artie Ng (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Tiffany Leung (Co-Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Vincent Law

Collaborative Institution

Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR) at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, the UK

Research Grants Council
(Faculty Development Scheme)

 

2020/21 Project Title

Theoretical Investigation and Control Scheme Development of a Compact Desiccant-enhanced Evaporative Cooling System

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Prof. Leung Chun-wah (Principal Investigator)
2020/21 Project Title

Motivating Seasonal Influenza Vaccination among College Students: A Social Marketing Intervention Study

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Daisy Lee (Principal Investigator)
2020/21 Project Title

A Low Cost Autopilot System for Built Environment Applications

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Jame Chau (Principal Investigator)
2020/21 Project Title

Definiteness Marking, Topicalization and Disposal Variations in the Chinese: Mandarin, Cantonese, Wu, Xiang and Min Dialects

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Jennifer Yao (Principal Investigator)
2020/21 Project Title

A Machine Learning Model for Recommendation System for Generic Competency Development in Higher Education

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Joseph So (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Ada Chan
  • Dr Simon Wong
  • Dr Adam Wong
2020/21 Project Title

Promoting Children’s Pro-environmental Behavior: A Multilevel Analysis

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Peggy Ng (Principal Investigator)
2020/21 Project Title

Environmental Communications: Interplay Effects between Heterogeneous Goal-framed Messages on Recycling Behaviors

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Phoebe Wong (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Calvin Wan
2020/21 Project Title

To Give or Not to Give? Investigating the Effects of Trust on Time Banking Participation: A Longitudinal Study in Hong Kong Aging Population

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Wilson Leung (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Ben Fong
2020/21 Project Title

Development of Plant Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites (PFRPCs) with Enhanced Mechanical and Flame-Retardant Properties

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Zerance Ng (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Leung Chun-wah
  • Dr Oscar Chiu
2019/20 Project Title

A Grammar of Niesu, a Southeastern Dialect of Nuosu in Sichuan

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Dr Hongdi Ding (Principal Investigator)
2019/20 Project Title

Develop the Most Sustainable, Safe, Reliable and Low-carbon Domestic Fuel for Hong Kong

Project Team Members
  • Prof. Leung Chun-wah (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Udaya Kahangamage
2019/20 Project Title

Is the Same Price Always Fair? Consumer Attitudes and Behavior towards Reporting Suspected Price-Fixing Activities in Hong Kong

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Dr Phoebe Wong (Principal Investigator)
2018/19 Project Title

Effect of Corporate Social Responsibility Practice on Social Media Crises in Travel Industry

Project Team Members
  • Dr Edmund Wut (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Bill Xu
2018/19 Project Title

Smart Tourism and Destination Image: Moderating Effect of Theory of Mind (ToM)

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Dr Pimtong Tavitiyaman (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Rachel Lam
  • Dr Lancy Tsang

2017/18

Project Title

In Another’s Shoes: The Role of Perspective Taking in the Development of Ethical Creatives

Project Team Members (from CPCE)

  • Prof. Warren Chiu (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Doreen Tse

2017/18

Project Title

Recycling Behaviors: Making Sense of Place Attachment and Spillover Effect

Project Team Member
(from CPCE)

  • Dr Calvin Wan (Principal Investigator)

2016/17

Project Title

Design and Implementation of an Induction Programme to Encourage Teachers to Adopt Mobile Phone-based Student Response System

Project Team Members

  • Dr Adam Wong (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Simon Wong
  • Dr Eric Woo
2016/17
Project Title

The Use of Urban Green Spaces (UGS): The Impacts of Perceived UGS Characteristics and Socio-psychological Factors

Project Team Member (from CPCE)

  • Dr Calvin Wan (Principal Investigator)

2015/16

Project Title

“Care or Fair”? A Social Comparison Perspective on Servant Leadership and
I-deals

Project Team Members (from CPCE)

  • Dr Jonathan Kwok (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Macy Wong
2015/16
Project Title

Is R&D Rewarded by the Stock Market? Evidence from China

Project Team Members

  • Dr Mindy Xu (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Artie Ng
Beat Drugs Fund 2020/21 Project Title

Pathway to Desistance: A Qualitative Study of Young Ex-drug Users in Hong Kong

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Dr Louis Mok (Project Co-ordinator)
  • Dr Stephine Lee
Quality Education Fund of Education Bureau 2019/20 Project Title

AI Lab

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Dr Jack Lo (Applicant)
  • Dr Kwong-cheong Wong (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Gabriel Chan (Co-Principal Investigator and Contact Person)
  • Dr Simon Wong
2018/19 Project Title

STEM Maker Project

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Prof. Peter Yuen (Applicant)
  • Dr Gabriel Chan (Project Co-ordinator)
  • Dr Ben Fong
  • Dr Anthony Loh
  • Dr Artie Ng
  • Dr Simon Wong
  • Dr Eric Woo
Quality Enhancement Support Scheme of Self-financing Post-secondary Education Fund 2020 Project Title

International Experiential Learning and Application: Global Work-integrated Education (Global-WIE) and idea Generation Laboratory (iG-Lab)

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Dr Macy Wong
  • Mr Steve Hung
2020 Project Title

Improve student learning effectiveness by helping teachers to understand and implement blended learning

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
2018 Project Title

Enhancing teachers’ professional competencies in teaching business-related subjects in the digital era

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Dr Phoebe Wong (Contact Person)
  • Dr Jack Chow
  • Dr Lo Man-fung
  • Dr Peggy Ng
  • Dr Calvin Wan
2017 Project Title

Means to an End: Employability Competency Development in Work-Integrated Education (Project ECD-WIE Office)

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Dr Macy Wong

Standing Committee on Language Education and Research

2015/16

Project Title

Supporting Students’ Academic Discourse Development in Sub-degree Programmes: An Adjunct Language-across-the curriculum Instructional Model

Project Team Members

  • Dr Esther Tong  (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Cecilia Pun
  • Ms Phoebe Siu
Public Policy Research (PPR) Funding Scheme 2020/21 Project Title

The Innovative Combination of Hong Kong’s Brand Strength and the Mainland’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology in Developing the Greater Bay Area as a Centre of High-quality Proprietary Chinese Medicine

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Dr Ben Fong (Co-Investigator)

Federation for Self-financing Tertiary Education

2013/14

Project Title

A Study of Strategic Enrolment, Graduation and Articulation (SEGA) of Self-financing Tertiary Education in Hong Kong

Project Team Members

  • Dr Peggy Ng (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Jason Chan, JP
  • Ms Connie Mak
  • Dr Phoebe Wong
2013/14
Project Title

A Study to Identify the Commonalities and Differences in the Perceived Graduating Students’ Competencies between UGC-funded and Self-financing Tertiary Institutions in Hong Kong

Project Team Members

  • Dr Macy Wong (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Jonathan Kwok
  • Dr Peggy Ng

2013/14

Project Title

Education Hub - Concepts, Targets, and Policy Implications: The Case of Hong Kong

Project Team Members (from CPCE)

  • Prof. Peter Yuen (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Jason Chan, JP
  • Dr Vincent Law
  • Dr Stephanie Lee

 

(II) Donation Project

Donor

Project Year(s)

Project Details

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust

2020/21
Project Title

Jockey Club Project Well-being

Project Team Members

  • Prof Peter Yuen (Applicant)
  • Mr Chang Hoi-wood (Project Holder)
  • Mr Patrick Chan
  • Dr Brian Hung
  • Dr Vera Sun
Project Title

Professional Traineeship Programme for First-time Job-seekers: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning research (MEL)

Project Team Members (from CPCE)

Assessment-focused Research Team

  • Dr Hester Chow

Industry-focused Research Team

  • Dr Ben Fong
  • Dr Joseph Leung


(III) Consultancy Projects

Project Commissioned by

Project Year(s)

Project Details

PolyU Green Deck Task Force

2013 - 2015
Project Title

A Study on the Proposed Green Deck at Cross Harbour Tunnel (CHT) – Assessment of Pedestrian Circulation and Vehicular Traffic Emissions

Project Team Members

  • Dr Francis Tong (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Jodie Lee

PolyU Institute for Entrepreneurship

2014

Project Title

Continuous Professional Development and Lifelong Learning: Needs Assessment and Way Forward for Hong Kong’s Business and Industries

Project Team Members

  • Prof. Peter Yuen (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Jason Chan, JP
  • Dr Florence Ho
  • Dr Vincent Law

The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, the HKSAR Government

2009 - 2011

Project Title

Analysis of Views for the Public Engagement Exercise for the West Kowloon Cultural District

Project Team Members

  • Prof. Peter Yuen (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Alex Chan
  • Dr Jason Chan, JP
  • Dr Florence Ho
  • Dr Vincent Law
  • Dr Stephanie Lee
  • Dr Artie Ng