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Public Policy Research - List of Projects Funded in 2012/2013 (10th Round)

Project No. Project Title Principal Investigator Institution Funds Awarded HK$
(inclusive of 15% on-costs)
Duration
1001-PPR-12 The sociolinguistic survey of Hong Kong in 2013 Prof Bolton, Kingsley
CityU
594,961
24 months
1013-PPR-12 Preventing Financial Crimes against Older People for Building a Safe and Secure Community Dr Li, Chi Mei Jessica
CityU
354,657
24 months
4005-PPR-12 Analyzing Stakeholders' Views on Environmental Issues through Text Analysis -- An Interdisciplinary Approach Using Computational Content Analysis Prof Cheung, Lawrence Yam-leung
CUHK
840,703
36 months
4006-PPR-12 Transitioning to Post-secondary Education or Work?: A Two-Wave Panel Study of Effects of Career Orientation, Parental Alignment, and Social Strain on Hong Kong's Senior High School Students Prof Cheung, Nicole Wai-ting
CUHK
440,778
36 months
4016-PPR-12 Enhancing Innovation and Competition in Hong Kong's Telecommunications Industry Prof Marco Colino, Sandra
CUHK
379,000
36 months
4017-PPR-12 The Workforce and Professionalism of Film/Video Makers in Hong Kong: Youth, Industry, and Community-Building Prof Pang, Lai-kwan
CUHK
214,901
24 months
4021-PPR-12 Perspectives on cancer preventive services for ethnic minorities: implications for service needs and utilisation Prof So, Winnie Kwok-wei
CUHK
232,570
18 months
5001-PPR-12 Evaluating the Economic, Social, and Cultural Impacts of Revitalizing Industrial Buildings in Hong Kong Prof Chan, Albert Ping-chuen
PolyU
527,100
24 months
5002-PPR-12 Framework for implementing the Transfer Development Rights in the Conservation of privately owned built heritage Prof Chan, Edwin Hon-wan
PolyU
420,700
24 months
5007-PPR-12 How to implement corporate codes of ethics in the Hong Kong construction companies in order to nurture a professional workforce Dr Ho, Man Fong Christabel
PolyU
556,881
30 months
5011-PPR-12 Addressing Privacy and Societal Concerns in the Usage of Emerging Biometrics and Data Protection Technologies Dr Kumar, Ajay
PolyU
173,320
24 months
5012-PPR-12 A Time-dependent Dynamic Tariff System in an Electricity Retail Market with CO2 Emissions Control Dr Ng, Chi-to Daniel
PolyU
561,000
36 months
5017-PPR-12 Beyond eco-labeling: Embedding green supply chain management practices in apparel trade Dr Wong, Christina Wing-yan
PolyU
642,000
36 months
6006-PPR-12 Low Carbon Transport Futures in Hong Kong and Shenzhen Prof Zhao, Jimin
HKUST
784,776
24 months
7004-PPR-12 Conglomerates and Competition Law Enforcement in Hong Kong Mr Cheng, Thomas Kin Hon
HKU
405,999
36 months
7005-PPR-12 Poverty of Children Living in Immigrant Families Dr Chou, Kee Lee
HKIEd
135,744
12 months
7014-PPR-12 Purchasing Sex, Consuming Love? A Qualitative Study of Hong Kong Men Who Buy Sex Dr Kong, Travis Shiu Ki
HKU
247,954
24 months
7015-PPR-12 Capacity Assessment of Civil Society Sectors in Hong Kong Dr Lee, Eliza W.Y.
HKU
687,000
36 months
7018-PPR-12 The New Fine-Tuned Medium of Instruction Policy in Hong Kong: Analysis of Policy Interpretation and Local Implementation Practices Dr Lin, Angel Mei Yi
HKU
293,367
24 months
7021-PPR-12 Hong Kong-Guangdong University Partnership: Toward regional integration of higher education in South China Prof Postiglione, Gerard A
HKU
550,070
36 months
7026-PPR-12 Columbarium Development: Public Transport Policy Implications Dr Szeto, Wai Yuen
HKU
467,740
36 months
7030-PPR-12 A study on suicide news reporting ecology in Hong Kong and Taiwan: accuracy, stereotyping and mutual causation Prof Yip, Paul S. F.
HKU
345,800
24 months
7031-PPR-12 Ageing in place: Safe swallowing in the frail elderly living in the community Prof Yiu, Edwin Man Lai
HKU
834,476
36 months
7032-PPR-12 Digital Divide in Education: An Experiential Understanding Dr Yuen, Hoi Kau
HKU
647,499
24 months
8005-PPR-12 Engagement of Immigrant and Minority Students with Schools and Civil Society Dr Yuen, Celeste Yuet-mui
HKIEd
657,952
24 months