Staff

Research Students

PhD Research Students
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Ms. BU He

Research Topic: Emotional disorders in the cross-border children and their parents.

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Ms. CHEN Bowen

Research Topic: Her research interests have focused on using statistical modeling to study psychological adaptation patterns and associated resilience mechanisms in different populations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ms. CHEN Nan

Research Topic:
Achievement Emotions
Language and Literacy Development
Socioemotional Development

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Ms. CHEN Chen

Research Area: Dyadic relations within HIV discord couples

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Ms. CHEN Xueli

Research Topic:
Non-invasive brain stimulation, especially transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS)
EEG
Neural mechanisms underlying human cognition
Modulation on food-related cognition

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Ms. CHENG Yik Ling Elaine

Research Topic: Her research interests are bullying and workplace violence, as well as mental wellbeing. Her current research is an exploratory study on the cultural and organizational influences on the emergence and continuation of workplace bullying in Hong Kong.

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Mr. CHUNG Ka Hung Edwin

Research Topic: Successful ageing

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Mr. DU Hao

Research Topic: His research interests have focused on the use of cognitive behavioral therapy to prevent and intervene school bullying issues among middle school students in mainland China.

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Mr. Ebenezer Cudjoe

Research Topic: Caring for parents with mental illness: Experiences and views of young caregivers and mental health practitioners in Ghana

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Ms. FAN Xuening

Research Topic:
Academic Burnout
Achievement Goal
Parenting Styles

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Ms. FU Rong

Research Topic:
Behavioral Medicine
Health Psychology
HIV and STD prevention
Sexual health
Relationship dynamics

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Ms. FUNG Wing Yi Fiona

Research Topic: In developing self-awareness: A heuristic inquiry into the meaning of self-discovery process in Alchemical Tarot Counselling

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Ms. GU Peiwei

Research Area: Education of Labor Migrant Children; Social Mobility; Migration

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Ms. GUAN Xin

Research Topic:
Restrictive deterrence
Drug trafficking
Substance abuse/drug addiction

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Mr. HOU Jianhua

Research Topic:
Dyadic coping and Illness adjustment
Meta-analysis
Psychoneuroimmunology

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Ms. HU Jinghan

Research Topic: My research interests focus on testing the effectiveness of the resilience-based or information-based intervention among new Chinese immigrants in Hong Kong and finding the potential mechanism and boundary conditions of the intervention.

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Ms. HU Yidan

Research Topic: Talents returning to their hometown motivation

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Mr. ISANGHA Stanley Oloji

Research Topic: His research interest is on Health Psychology, Family Violence and Mens Health. His PhD thesis is focused on intimate partner violence (IPV) against men using the grounded theory methodology. His research interest also span across other areas of social work.

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Ms. JI Shiyun

Research Topic: Pubilc health psychology

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Mr. KAN Wan Sang

Research Topic: Digital/online sociology and criminology (e.g. online social capital, drug trafficking, P2P fraud).

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Ms. KWAN Yuyi Katherine

Research Topic: Will Restorative Justice Conference (RJC) facilitate desistance in youth probationers in Singapore?

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Ms. LEUNG Lai Fun Judy

Research Topic: The impact of Spirituality/Religiosity and its roles in the recovery in persons with mental health problems

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Mr. LI Xuhong

Research Topic: Stigma; Mental Health Service Utilization and Help-Seeking Behaviours; Recovery from Serious Mental Illness; Social Work Interventions for People with Mental Illness.

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Ms. LI Yumei

Research Topic:
Social indicator & psychometrics
Positive parenting and education
Problematic technology use
Mental health
Well-being, especially meaning in life
Children, adolescents, and the family

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Mr. LIAO Xu

Research Topic: Aging, Social Gerontology, Grandparenting, Family Relationship, and Culture, etc.

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Mr. LIBATI Mundia

Research Topic: Alternative care: addressing the problem of “children of the street” in Lusaka, Zambia.

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Ms. LU Weiwei

Research Topic: Her Ph.D. thesis investigates the interplays among narrative, power, and agency in transformative communications from a relational perspective. Her empirical research lands on narrative communication, healthcare communication, and family communication. The current research focuses on narrative-based shared decision making in doctor and patient communication.

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Mr. LUI Ka Ki David

Research Topic: Community Art and Youth

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Mr. NORTON David Stuart

Research Topic: Contemporary Asian masculinities, academic misrepresentation and imagined communities

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Miss. Qiaochu Zhang

Research topics in positive psychology such as factors contributing to positive human development and resilience against adversities.

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Ms. QU Diyang

Research Topic: A dyadic study on resilience congruence in immigrate Parents and Child from Mainland China to Hong Kong

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Mr. SO Kwok Yin

Research Topic: Theories to explain pro-environmental behaviour, particularly on tree conservation

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Ms. SUN Chaoran

Research Topic: To understand how internal factors are interrelated in the process of positive development, I am interested in the dispositional correlates of well-being, in the transition from late adolescence to early adulthood. I am also interested in incorporating the disposition of transcendence to shed light on the psychological mechanisms that give rise to future flourishing in general populations.

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Mr. SYNCHAISUKSAWAT Pasyn

Research Topic: My interests are in subjective well-being, family well-being, and positive psychology. Specifically, my research focuses on the unique well-being model of East Asian people or people who live in the collectivist cultures.

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Miss. WAI Hoi Yan

Research Topic: Relationship between stress and anxiety in students: The roles of cognitive appraisal and coping

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Ms. WANG Han

Research Topic: My current research topic is identity theft in college admissions. My research interests include Chinese policing, crime prevention, corruption, quantitative analysis of crime data, and content analysis.

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Ms. WANG Yahui

Research Topic: I am interested in the application of Artificial Intelligence in depression.

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Ms. WONG Kang Li

Research Topic: Kang Li researches on community work and civil participation, with a focus on the attendant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a registered social worker in Singapore, she also has a keen interest in areas of social policy and welfare, especially the impact on marginalised populations.

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Ms. XIE Xuying

Research Topic: Her research interests include parenting, child and adolescent well-being, motivation, and positive education.

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Ms. XU Chi

Research Topic:
Labor market
Employment
Social stratification

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Ms. XU Leilei

Research Topic:
Family and Children;
Mental health;
The Social Integration of Migrant Workers

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Ms. XU Mingdie

Research Topic:
Social enterprises
Employment
People with disabilities
Social inclusion

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Ms. ZHANG Han

Research Topic: The Subjective Well-being of Migrant Children in Guangzhou: Influences from Neighborhood and School Environment

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Ms. ZHANG Yuxuan

Research Topic: My PhD research topic is reducing aggression in children and youth.

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Ms. ZHOU, Yanlin

Research Topic:
Executive Functions
Resilience
Family Relationships