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Competitive Research Funding Schemes for the Local Self-financing Degree Sector 2015/16 - List of Funded Projects

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT SCHEME (FDS)

No. Project Reference No. Project Title Principal Investigator Institution Funding Period (Months) Amount Awarded by RGC (Inclusive of On-costs) (HK$)
1 UGC/FDS14/B10/15 Adaptive Word-of-Mouth Behavior and Online Forum Design: A Cross-Cultural Investigation into the Dynamic Nature of Online Consumer Reviews
Dr CHAN Haksin
Hang Seng
24
607,430
2 UGC/FDS23/H04/15 "Target not found": Explaining negative responses in visual search tasks
Dr CHAN Ka-ho
HKBU SCE
36
838,879
3 UGC/FDS11/M02/15 Investigation of the differential roles of centrally located GLP-1 receptors in emesis and feeding in Suncus murinus Dr CHAN Sze-wa
Caritas
36
1,149,606
4 UGC/FDS16/B04/15 Round number biases, buy-sell imbalances and transaction time: The international evidence
Dr CHEN Tao
OUHK
24
460,575
5 UGC/FDS14/B03/15 A Global Network Decision Support System for Air Passenger and Freight Businesses
Dr CHEUNG King-yin
Hang Seng
24
236,900
6 UGC/FDS15/H02/15 An exploratory study of the positive side of work-family dynamics
Dr CHIO Hin-man
Shue Yan
24
525,964
7 UGC/FDS17/H03/15 The effectiveness of learning field triage skills in a web 3D game-based virtual world Dr CHOW Meyrick Chum-ming
Tung Wah
36
603,750
8 UGC/FDS14/P04/15 Fuzzy Generalised Gaussian Density Segmentation Model: Mathematical Analysis and Applications Dr CHOY Siu-kai
Hang Seng
36
870,550
9 UGC/FDS13/H04/15 Collations and Annotations to Liuyingtang Ji and a Study on Liang Peilan in Lingnan Culture and History of the Late Ming-Early Qing Period Dr DUNG Chau-hung
Chu Hai
36
495,068
10 UGC/FDS15/H05/15 Mapping Diasporic Networks: The Case of the Indonesian Chinese Dr HUI Yew-foong
Shue Yan
24
585,350
11 UGC/FDS16/B03/15 CEO compensation and dividend policy in family firms Ms HUNG Hie-yiin
OUHK
36
439,493
12 UGC/FDS11/H02/15 A Study of Ethnic Economy of Disadvantaged Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong: Exploring Experiences in the Process of Social Integration Dr KWOK Kim
Caritas
24
549,735
13 UGC/FDS24/B01/15 "Care or Fair"?: A Social Comparison Perspective on Servant Leadership and I-deals Dr KWOK Man-lung
PolyU SPEED
36
522,785
14 UGC/FDS16/H06/15 Teacher knowledge of early childhood teachers in Hong Kong, with a focus on Mathematics in early childhood education Dr LAO Kam-ling
OUHK
24
695,405
15 UGC/FDS15/H06/15 People without identity: Exploring the social experiences of asylum seekers in Hong Kong Dr LAU Flora Pui-yan
Shue Yan
24
437,000
16 UGC/FDS16/B01/15 Why don't they return the favor? A study of antecedents to team-member exchange and its impact on work-life balance Dr LAU Rebecca Suk-yin
OUHK
24
479,550
17 UGC/FDS25/M05/15 Molecular Characterization of Endocytic Recycling in Plant Cells Dr LAW Angus Ho-yin
THEi
36
1,009,286
18 UGC/FDS16/B02/15 Situated knowledge in power relations: Its legitimization, sharing and appropriation Dr LAW Kuok-kei
OUHK
24
416,173
19 UGC/FDS25/E03/15 Improvement of indoor and outdoor air quality by clear photocatalytic-film-coated glass curtain walls for high-rise buildings Prof LEE Amazon Kin-man
THEi
24
812,130
20 UGC/FDS25/H03/15 Expression of refusals by Cantonese Preschoolers Prof LEUNG Cheung-shing
THEi
30
749,570
21 UGC/FDS15/E01/15
Construction safety index for skyscrapers in Hong Kong: A Multi-criteria decision-making approach Dr LI Rita Yi-man
Shue Yan
30
449,190
22 UGC/FDS16/H04/15 Political discourses in Hong Kong: A systemic functional perspective Dr LI Sum-hung
OUHK
30
690,719
23 UGC/FDS14/B07/15 The Emergence of Second-Tier Auditors in China: An Analysis of Audit Quality Dr LIU Junxia
Hang Seng
24
526,125
24 UGC/FDS11/H03/15 For Whom and for What? Examining the Impact of Self-financing Sub-degree Education on Social Mobility of Hong Kong Youth Ms LO Villy Suk-ling
Caritas
24
622,150
25 UGC/FDS12/M01/15 A comparative study of the bird communities in urban parks of Hong Kong in 1996 and 2016 Dr LOCK Nga-yi
Centennial
28
392,806
26 UGC/FDS11/H06/15 Exploring family caregiving experiences and identifying the process of the ageing carers' planning for continuation of care for the community-dwelling person with intellectual disability Dr LOW Lisa Pau-le
Caritas
24
601,404
27 UGC/FDS12/H02/15 Academic discourse socialization of EFL students: A holistic approach to teaching speaking for academic purposes in a self-financing institute in Hong Kong Dr MAK Ho-yan
Centennial
30
540,500
28 UGC/FDS14/E01/15 Sustainable Development for Community Dial-a-ride Services: Driving more People without more Vehicles Dr MO Yiu-wing
Hang Seng
24
692,530
29 UGC/FDS11/E03/15 Vision-based Two-hand Gesture Recognition and Evaluation System for Healthcare Training Dr PANG Wai-man
Caritas
36
884,839
30 UGC/FDS11/E02/15 An Automated Student Program Assessment Framework with Tailorable and Automated Test Oracle for Computer Science Education Prof POON Chung-keung
Caritas
36
769,925
31 UGC/FDS25/H02/15 Transnational Migration and Reconstructing "Home": The African Diaspora in Hong Kong Dr SHUM Chun-tat
THEi
24
567,907
32 UGC/FDS16/H11/15 Revisioning Ibsen: The aesthetics and politics of staging the self in China and Hong Kong Prof TAM Kwok-kan
OUHK
36
452,216
33 UGC/FDS25/M04/15 Working hand-in-hand: building engineered yeasts for semi-synthetic cephalosporins Dr TSANG Wai-kei
THEi
24
788,495
34 UGC/FDS16/H01/15 An investigation of Hong Kong students' perceptions and experiences of English academic writing: A case study at The Open University of Hong Kong Dr TSO Wing-bo
OUHK
18
523,825
35 UGC/FDS24/H02/15 Determinants of Public Support for Waste Management Policy in Hong Kong Mr WAN Kar-ho
PolyU SPEED
24
395,600
36 UGC/FDS25/E06/15 Chemical and Toxicological Characterization of Particulate Emissions from Diesel Vehicles Dr WANG Bei
THEi
24
929,315
37 UGC/FDS25/E05/15 Formation, fate and toxicity of chlorination byproducts generated in seawater desalination by reverse osmosis Dr WANG Chao
THEi
30
918,850
38 UGC/FDS14/E02/15 Relative Attribute Based Configurator Design for Mass Customization Dr WANG Yue
Hang Seng
24
783,150
39 UGC/FDS25/B01/15 Career strategies of hotel senior managers in Hong Kong Dr WONG Simon Chak-keung
THEi
24
490,763
40 UGC/FDS17/M02/15 Investigate FosPeg´┐Ż mediated PDT efficiency on Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma using 3D cell model approaches Dr WU Wing-kei
Tung Wah
24
881,130
41 UGC/FDS24/B05/15 Is R&D Rewarded by the Stock Market? Evidence from China Dr XU Ming
PolyU SPEED
24
320,850
42 UGC/FDS17/H01/15 An exploratory study on the medium of instruction (MOI) of the self-financing tertiary institutions in Hong Kong Dr YEUNG Marine Yim-king
Tung Wah
24
495,075
43 UGC/FDS14/P02/15 Sparse Optimization Models with Application to Portfolio Management Dr YU Kwok-wai
Hang Seng
36
1,006,183
44 UGC/FDS14/M01/15 Investigation of Spatio-temporal Relationship between the Structure and Function in Glaucoma Using Partial Least Squares Regression (PLS-R) Dr YU Marco Chak-yan
Hang Seng
36
1,059,083
45 UGC/FDS25/M03/15 Fermentative Production of Tetrodotoxin (TTX) from Marine Microorganisms for Pharmaceutical and Medical Applications Dr YU Peter Hoi-fu
THEi
24
865,398
46 UGC/FDS11/E04/15 OREO: Cross-Layer Optimization for Power Efficient OLED Display Dr ZHAO Yingchao
Caritas
36
638,250
47 UGC/FDS15/M01/15 Empowering Caregivers of People with Schizophrenia: Comparing Intervention Effectiveness of Family Link Education Programme (FLEP), Narrative Practice Group (CNGP) and Integrative Peer Support Growth Group (IPSGG) Dr ZHOU Dehui
Shue Yan
28
849,850