PhD Research Students
Emotional disorders in the cross-border children and their parents.
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.
Language and Literacy Development
Dyadic relations within HIV discord couples
Non-invasive brain stimulation, especially transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS)
Neural mechanisms underlying human cognition
Modulation on food-related cognition
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.
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.
Caring for parents with mental illness: Experiences and views of young caregivers and mental health practitioners in Ghana
HIV and STD prevention
In developing self-awareness: A heuristic inquiry into the meaning of self-discovery process in Alchemical Tarot Counselling
Education of Labor Migrant Children; Social Mobility; Migration
Substance abuse/drug addiction
Dyadic coping and Illness adjustment
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.
Talents returning to their hometown motivation
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.
Pubilc health psychology
Digital/online sociology and criminology (e.g. online social capital, drug trafficking, P2P fraud).
Will Restorative Justice Conference (RJC) facilitate desistance in youth probationers in Singapore?
The impact of Spirituality/Religiosity and its roles in the recovery in persons with mental health problems
Stigma; Mental Health Service Utilization and Help-Seeking Behaviours; Recovery from Serious Mental Illness; Social Work Interventions for People with Mental Illness.
Social indicator & psychometrics
Positive parenting and education
Problematic technology use
Well-being, especially meaning in life
Children, adolescents, and the family
Aging, Social Gerontology, Grandparenting, Family Relationship, and Culture, etc.
Alternative care: addressing the problem of “children of the street” in Lusaka, Zambia.
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.
Community Art and Youth
Contemporary Asian masculinities, academic misrepresentation and imagined communities
Research topics in positive psychology such as factors contributing to positive human development and resilience against adversities.
A dyadic study on resilience congruence in immigrate Parents and Child from Mainland China to Hong Kong
Theories to explain pro-environmental behaviour, particularly on tree conservation
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.
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.
Relationship between stress and anxiety in students: The roles of cognitive appraisal and coping
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.
I am interested in the application of Artificial Intelligence in depression.
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.
Her research interests include parenting, child and adolescent well-being, motivation, and positive education.
Family and Children;
The Social Integration of Migrant Workers
People with disabilities
The Subjective Well-being of Migrant Children in Guangzhou: Influences from Neighborhood and School Environment
My PhD research topic is reducing aggression in children and youth.