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Research Awards

 

RGC Competitive Grants Award 2020-21
The following research projects in Arts are supported by the Research Grants Council in the 2020-21 round.


Principal Investigator(s)
Department Project Title Scheme
Prof NIRANJANA Tejaswini
Cultural Studies
Digital Intimacy, Young Women, and Social Transformation in Asia

GRF

Prof HO Nga-man Janet
English
How Chinese and English Newspapers Portrayed Migrant Domestic Helpers (2010-2019): A mixed methods analysis of discursive strategies 
ECS
Prof DU Chunmei
History
GIs and Chinese: Sino-American Interactions at the Grassroots, 1945-1949

GRF

Prof LEUNG Sueh-han Vincent
History
Economic Thought of the Han Empire: A Critical Anthology
GRF
Prof BAKER Derek Clayton
Philosophy
Skepticism about Practical Reason

GRF

Prof ROWBOTTOM Darrell Patrick
Philosophy
Scientific Progress: Foundational Issues
GRF
Prof WAXMAN Daniel
Philosophy
The Justification of Consistency

ECS

Prof ZHANG Jiji
Philosophy
Parsimony in Causal Inference: Epistemic Justifications and Methodological Implications
GRF
Prof HO Chui-fun Selina
Visual Studies
Art, Museums, and Heritage: The Creative Citizens in Hong Kong and Taiwan

ECS

Prof HUANG Ying-ling
Visual Studies
Chinese Women Artists in Britain: Chang Chien-Ying, Nancy Kuo, Wendy Yeo, and their Circle of Friends
GRF

General Research Fund (GRF)
Early Career Scheme (ECS)

 

 

RGC/PICO Grants Award 2019-20
The following research projects in Arts are supported by the Research Grants Council and the HKSAR Government's Policy Innovation and Co-ordination Office in the 2019-20 round.


Principal Investigator(s)
Department Project Title Scheme
Prof Anjeline Eloisa Javate DE DIOS
Cultural Studies
Transpopular Musics: Diasporic Filipino Musicians in Hong Kong & Singapore, 1960s-1980s
ECS
Prof IP Iam Chong
Cultural Studies
Privacy Challenges and Big Data in Smart City
PPR
Prof TANG Tse-shang Denise
Cultural Studies
Being Trans and Masculine: A Comparative Ethnography of Trans Men in Bangkok and Hong Kong
GRF
Prof Preet HIRADHAR 
English
Science Fiction (SF) and the Techno-urban Imaginary: Science, City, and SF Narratives in Colonial India
GRF
Prof HUANG Yunte
English
Chinese Whispers: Poetry, Translatability and Risk
GRF
Prof Andrew SEWELL
English
The 'falling standards' debate: Metalinguistic discourse, language ideologies and stories of English in Hong Kong
GRF
Prof ZHOU Feifei
English
Personhood, Power and Sense of Place:
A Linguistic Landscape Study of Chinese Writing and Place-making in Transitional China

ECS

Prof Niccolo PIANCIOLA
History
Borderlands Lives: An Oral History of Migrations from China to Soviet Central Asia, 1949-1976
GRF

Prof LIANG Wen-chun

Translation
When AI Meets TCM: Neural Machine Translating Traditional Chinese Medicine Texts

GRF

General Research Fund (GRF)
Early Career Scheme (ECS)
Public Policy Research (PPR)

 

Research Output Excellence Award 2019-20
Prof NIRANJANA Tejaswini (Department of Cultural Studies)

 

Young Researcher Output Award 2019-20
Prof WAXMAN Daniel (Department of Philosophy)

 

 

RGC Competitive Grants Award 2018-19
The following research projects in Arts are supported by the Research Grants Council in the 2018-19 round.


Principal Investigator(s)
Department Project Title Scheme
Prof LAU Yin-ping Grace
Chinese
Originality versus Performability: Edition Study of Tong Di-sang’s (唐滌生)Plays of the Mud Print Version
GRF
Prof Roberto Carlos CASTILLO BAUTISTA
Cultural Studies
Made-in-China Nollywood: New Geographies of African Diasporic Imagination
ECS
Prof Diana Lucy LEMBERG
History
Applied Linguistics in the American Century
GRF
Prof ZHANG Lei
History
Night-soil Lords: Manure Collectors and Urban Waste Disposal in Beijing, 1900-1950
ECS
Prof Derek Clayton BAKER
Philosophy
Expressivism about Modals and Reasoning
GRF
Prof Simon David GOLDSTEIN
Philosophy
New Work in Dynamic Semantics

ECS

Prof ZHANG Jiji
Philosophy
Logical Investigations of Causal Models and Counterfactual Structures
GRF

Prof CHAN Tak-hung Leo

Translation
Free Translation, Adaptation, and Sino-Japanese Transcultural Rewriting

HSSPFS

General Research Fund (GRF)
Early Career Scheme (ECS)
Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme (HSSPFS)

 

Research Output Excellence Award 2018-19
Prof HUI Ting-yan Isaac (Department of Translation)

 

Knowledge Transfer Excellence Award 2018-19
Prof LEUNG Yuk-ming Lisa (Department of Cultural Studies)
Project Title: Job Seeking Practices of South Asian Youths in Hong Kong - Evaluation of Employment Support Services