Year Awarded Dept/School Funding Scheme Sal. PI/PC Project Title
2018-2019 SO Health and Medical Research Fund Dr LIAN Jinxiao The Cost-effectiveness of Myopia Control to Retard the Progression from High Myopia
2018-2019 HTI Health and Medical Research Fund Dr WONG Chi Ming Deciphering the Role of Placenta Specific 9 (PLAC9) in Obesity
2018-2019 HTI Health and Medical Research Fund Dr CHAN Wing Chi Lawrence Radiomics-based Case Retrieval Algorithm Supported by Deep Learning of Image Feature Clusters of Hepatic Pathology in Computed Tomography
2018-2019 SO Health and Medical Research Fund Dr LIN Bin TREM2 Regulates Microglia Activation and Ameliorates Cone Photoreceptor Degeneration in Retinitis Pigmentosa
2018-2019 HTI Health and Medical Research Fund Dr HUANG Chien-ling Evaluating the Diagnostic Yield of Using Low-pass Whole-genome Sequencing to Identify Chromosome Abnormalities in Paediatric Patients with Developmental Defects
2018-2019 SN Health and Medical Research Fund Dr Eliza WONG A Multicentre Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effectiveness of a Lifestyle Intervention Programme Using Mobile Application vs Booklet for Adults with Metabolic Syndrome
2018-2019 HTI Health and Medical Research Fund Dr Polly Leung Interaction between Legionella Pneumophila and Biofilm Microbiota
2018-2019 RS Health and Medical Research Fund Dr Yvonne HAN Using Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation to Enhance Cognitive Function in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Study
2018-2019 HTI Health and Medical Research Fund Dr CAI Jing Evaluation of 4D Diffusion-weighted MRI (4D-DWI) for Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) of Abdominal Cancers in a Pilot Clinical Trial
2018-2019 SN Health and Medical Research Fund Dr YEUNG Wing Fai Self-administered Acupressure for Knee Osteoarthritis in Middle- and Older-Aged Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial
2018-2019 SO Health and Medical Research Fund Dr DO Chi-wai Neuroprotective Effect of Baicalein Against Chronic Ocular Hypertension
2018-2019 HTI Health and Medical Research Fund Dr Alvin MA Studying Kinase-dependency Profile of Normal and Malignant Hematopoiesis to Identify Leukemic-specific Kinase Inhibitors Targeting FLT3-ITD Mutation using Zebrafish Platform
2018-2019 SN Health and Medical Research Fund Prof. Frances Wong Understanding Needs of Paediatric Patients with Life-limiting Diseases: Towards a Model of Paediatric Palliative Care
2018-2019 SO Health and Medical Research Fund - Research Fellowship Scheme Dr LIAN Jinxiao What are the Preferred Financial Incentives to Promote Preventive Care
2018-2019 RS Health Care and Promotion Scheme Dr CHIEN Chi-wen A Parent-coaching Intervention to Promote Community Participation of Young Children with Developmental Disability
2018-2019 RS Health Care and Promotion Scheme Dr Sharon TSANG Sm@rt Choice: Health Conscious Program for Using Smart Devices
2018-2019 RS ITF - Innovation and Technology Support Programme (ITSP) Tier 2 Dr Andy CHENG Smart Work Injury Management (SWIM) System 
2018-2019 ITC ITF - Innovation and Technology Support Programme (ITSP) Tier 3 Dr Joanne Yip Posture Training Bodywear for Older Adults with Degenerative Scoliosis
2018-2019 SO ITF - Innovation and Technology Support Programme (ITSP) Tier 3 Dr TSE Yan Yin Dennis Developing a Head-mount Display Unit That Control Myopia in Schoolchildren
2018-2019 SN ITF - Midstream Research Programme for Universities Dr Thomas CHOI Intelligent Dementia Risk Prediction System with Community Health Profile of Elderly
2018-2019 BME ITF - Midstream Research Programme for Universities Prof. Zheng Yongping Stroke Risk Assessment System Using 3D Ultrasound Imaging of Blood Vessel Abnormalities in Brain and Plaques in Carotid Artery
2018-2019 ME ITF – University-Industry Collaboration Programme – Matching Grant for Joint Research Scheme Dr Choy Yat-sze Tunable Sonic Perception Control Headset 
2018-2019 HTI ITF – University-Industry Collaboration Programme – Matching Grant for Joint Research Scheme Dr Cesar Wong Humanized ARB-101 Monoclonal Antibody Targeted Therapy Against Malignant Gastrointestinal Cancers: Proof of Concept Study
2018-2019 APSS Public Policy Research Scheme Dr YU Lu Impact of Short-term Study in Mainland China Programme on Hong Kong Local University Students’ Intercultural Competence, Perception and Attitude about Mainland China, and National Identity
2018-2019 SO Research Impact Fund Prof. To Chi-ho Effectiveness of Bright Light Therapy, Myopic Defocus, Atropine and the Combinations for Controlling Myopic Eye Growth in Schoolchildren: A Randomized Control Trial
2018-2019 RS RGC Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2019/20 Dr CHAN Ho Wan Sunny Mechanisms Involved in the Effect of a Brief Mindfulness-based Intervention (MBI) on Personal Recovery in People with Bipolar Disorder (BD)
2018-2019 HTI RGC Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2019/20 Dr LIN Liang-ting Deciphering the Mechanism in MSI1-AGO2 Protein-Protein Interaction-Mediated RNA Fate Decisions and Radiosensitivity in Glioblastoma Multiforme
2018-2019 RS RGC Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2019/20 Dr WINSER Stanley John The Role of Integrated Cognitive and Balance (Dual-task) Training in Balance and Fall Risk in Individuals with Cerebellar Ataxia: A Randomized Controlled Trial
2018-2019 RS RGC Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2019/20 Dr KRANZ Georg Probing Homeostatic Plasticity with Priming Theta-burst Stimulation of the Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex
2018-2019 APSS RGC Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2019/20 Dr LI Xiang Cyberbullying after Being Cyber-victimized in Primary School Students: Individual Values and the Protective Role of the School Environment
2018-2019 RS RGC Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2019/20 Dr CHEN Chao-ying Clinically-based Versus Machine-learning Enhanced Video Analysis of Fidgety Movements in Infants with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder
2018-2019 APSS RGC Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2019/20 Dr LAM Ngan Ting Katy Chinese Overseas Factories and Local Labour Management: The Cases of Cambodia and Ghana
2018-2019 SN RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2019/20 Dr QIN Jing Patient-specific Planning and Intraoperative Guidance System for Precise Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion via Weakly-supervised Deep Learning, Perception-aware Visualization, and Context-driven Touchless Interaction
2018-2019 RS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2019/20 Dr Bolton CHAU Neural Mechanisms Underlying Between-environment Decision Making
2018-2019 HTI RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2019/20 Dr Cesar Wong The Diagnostic Significance of CDH17-positive Circulating Tumor Cells and Therapeutic Implication of Targeting CDH17 Protein in Colorectal Cancer
2018-2019 HTI RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2019/20 Dr CAI Jing A Novel Magnetic Resonance Fingerprinting–Based Radiotherapy Treatment Planning Framework for Abdominal Cancers
2018-2019 APSS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2019/20 Prof. CHAN Ko Ling Edward A Longitudinal Follow-up Study on the Association between Intimate Partner Violence against Women and Child Telomere Length Shortening from Birth to Early Childhood
2018-2019 SO RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2019/20 Dr Thomas Lam Atropine Mediated Proteins in Myopia Control: Insights from a New Mammalian Guinea Pig Model Using an Integrated Next-generation Proteomics Strategy
2018-2019 SN RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2019/20 Dr YEUNG Wing Fai Zero-time Exercise - Integrating Exercise into Daily Life Activity at No Extra Time and Cost to Improve Sleep in Physically Inactive Adults with Insomnia Disorder: a Randomized Controlled Trial with Mixed-method Process Evaluation
2018-2019 RS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2019/20 Dr YAU Suk Yu Maternal Exercise Enhances Stress Resilience in Offspring by Up-regulating Hippocampal Neuroplasticity
2018-2019 HTI RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2019/20 Dr WONG Chi Ming Role of a Novel Protein CYSTM1 in the Regulation of Metabolism
2018-2019 APSS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2019/20 Dr Janet LEUNG Should Adolescents Help? – Impacts of Adolescent Filial Responsibilities on Maternal Wellbeing and Adolescent Psychosocial Competence among Poor Single-Mother Families
2018-2019 SN RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2019/20 Dr Thomas CHOI Intelligent Recognition of Movement Intention with Brain-Computer Interface for Lower-limb Rehabilitation
2018-2019 RS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2019/20 Dr Fong Kenneth Effects of Theta Burst Stimulation on Modulation of Mirror Illusion-induced Rhythm Suppression in Stroke
2018-2019 HTI RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2019/20 Dr CHENG King Yip Adipocyte FMO3 and its Metabolic Product TMAO as New Mediators of Adipose Tissue Inflammation and Metabolic Disorders in Ageing
2018-2019 APSS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2019/20 Dr WONG Hok-wui Representation, Fairness, and Participation in Hong Kong’s Elections: Assessing Public Perceptions Using a Mixed-Mode Design
2017-2018 HTI AIDS Trust Fund Dr Gilman SIU Development of Low-Cost Genotyping Assay for Routine Clinical Detection of HIV-1 Integrase Inhibitor Resistance
2017-2018 BRE Built Heritage Conservation Fund (BHCF) Prof. Edwin Chan Integrated Approaches for Point-Line-Plane of Heritage Conservation in Hong Kong: International Experience
2017-2018 HTI Health and Medical Research Fund Dr CHENG King Yip The Oncogene MDM2 as a New Mediator of Obesity-induced Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
2017-2018 SN Health and Medical Research Fund Dr Mimi TSE Effectiveness of a Peer-led Pain Management Program in Relieving Chronic Pain and Enhancing Pain Self-efficacy Among Older Adults: Clustered Randomized Controlled Trial
2017-2018 SN Health and Medical Research Fund Prof. Chien Wai Tong An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a Professional-supported Problem-solving-based Self-learning Program for Family Carers of People with Recent-onset Psychosis: A Randomized Controlled Trial
2017-2018 SN Health and Medical Research Fund Dr HO Yuen Shan Investigating the Effects of Electroacupuncture on Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction: a Preclinical Study
2017-2018 SO Health and Medical Research Fund Dr Tracy HO Inhibition of Microglial P2X4 Receptor Attenuates Neuroinflammation and Enhances Photoreceptor Survival in Retinal Degeneration
2017-2018 SN Health and Medical Research Fund Dr YEUNG Wing Fai Self-administered Acupressure for Insomnia Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial
2017-2018 APSS Health and Medical Research Fund Prof. CHAN Ko Ling Edward Using Mobile-based Technology to Support Expectant Parents: A Randomized Controlled Trial on the Effectiveness of the iParent App for Postnatal Depression (PND)
2017-2018 ABCT Health and Medical Research Fund Dr William Tai Preclinical Evaluation of the Novel Anti-inflammatory Therapeutic Agent PWH17 and its Combinatory Effect with 5-aminosalicylate in the Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
2017-2018 SO Health and Medical Research Fund Dr CHUN Ka Man Does Blue-light Filtering Spectacle Lens Promote Myopia Progression in Schoolchildren?
2017-2018 RS Health and Medical Research Fund Dr Arnold WONG The Effectiveness of Prehabilitation for Patients Undergoing Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Surgery – A Randomized Controlled Trial
2017-2018 SO Health and Medical Research Fund - Research Fellowship Scheme Dr LEUNG Tsz Wing Towards Developing a Perceptual Learning Treatment for Astigmatism-related Amblyopia: Improving Amblyopic Vision by Resolution Acuity Training
2017-2018 APSS Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme Dr Sylvia Chen Integrating and Extending Research on Social Axioms: A Systematic Review
2017-2018 RS ITF - Hong Kong R&D Centre for Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) Dr Roy Cheung Trial: Sensing Insole for Real Time Landing Pattern Detection in Trail Runners
2017-2018 RS ITF - Innovation and Technology Support Programme (ITSP) - Public Sector Trial Scheme Prof. Cecilia W. P. LI-TSANG Trial: Commercialisation of "Smart Scar-Care" Pad on Management of Hypertrophic Scar
2017-2018 RS ITF - Innovation and Technology Support Programme (ITSP) Tier 3 Dr Roy Cheung Development of Wearable Sensors to Measure Knee Joint Loading in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis 
2017-2018 SN ITF - Innovation and Technology Support Programme (ITSP) Tier 4 Dr QIN Jing Development of an Interactive Planning and Prediction System for Patient-Specific Precise Shock Wave Lithotripsy via Advanced Deep Learning and Physically-based Modeling Techniques
2017-2018 ITC ITF - Innovation and Technology Support Programme (ITSP) Tier 5 Dr Rong Liu Textile-based Flexibly Controlled Proactive Pressure Delivery and Biofeedback System for Hemodynamics Improvement
2017-2018 RS ITF - University-Industry Collaboration Programme - Matching Grant for Joint Research Scheme Dr Roy Cheung Development of the Intelligent Running Coaching Algorithm
2017-2018 ABCT Midstream Research Programme for Universities Prof. Samuel Lo Thermal and Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) Hat Device Capable of Improving Cognitive Functions in Older Adults Having Vascular Dementia
2017-2018 APSS RGC Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2018/19 Dr TING Tin-yuet Self-Started Digital Entertainers in the Social Media Age: Work-Life Experiences of YouTubers and Facebook Opinion Leaders in Hong Kong
2017-2018 SO RGC Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2018/19 Dr PAN Feng Functional Roles of Gap Junctions and Amacrine Cells
2017-2018 APSS RGC Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2018/19 Dr COCKAIN Alexander Gray Post Asylum? An Exploratory Study on the Intersections between Social Inclusion / Exclusion, Subjects and the World, through the Experiences, and Everyday Lives, of Disabled Persons in Hong Kong
2017-2018 APSS RGC Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2018/19 Dr ZHU Shimin Implicit Theories and Adolescent Anxiety: A Longitudinal Test of Reciprocal Relationships
2017-2018 SN RGC Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2018/19 Dr XIE Yaojie A Longitudinal Investigation of Migraine Features and Cardiovascular Risk Profile: Initiatives for Establishing a Cohort of General Hong Kong Chinese Women
2017-2018 APSS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr CHAN Chitat Larry The Tendency of Closed-mindedness in Different Web-based Project Learning Designs in Civic Education – Argumentative Writing, Propaganda Production, and Scoping Review
2017-2018 SO RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr Kee Chea Su Time Course of Ocular Biometric Changes during Myopia and Hyperopia Development in the Presence of Astigmatism
2017-2018 APSS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr Judy SIU Investigation of the Decreasing Blood Donors in Hong Kong: A Qualitative Study on the Perceptions and Values of Blood Donation to Hong Kong People
2017-2018 RS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Prof. PANG Yiu-chung Marco Using High-resolution Peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography to Study the Long Bone Structural Changes after Stroke: A Longitudinal Study
2017-2018 HTI RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr ZOU Xiang Uncovering the Mystery Behind Mast Cell Subset Persistence in Tissues
2017-2018 HTI RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr WONG Chi Ming Deciphering the Role of B Lymphocytes in Liver Metabolic Homeostasis
2017-2018 APSS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr YAN Elsie Chau Wai Resident to Resident Aggression in Residential Care Homes in Hong Kong: The Interrelationship among Resident Characteristics, Caregiving Context and the Physical Environment
2017-2018 APSS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr LO Hay-ming Herman Brief Mindfulness-based Family Psychoeducation Intervention for Chinese Students with Early Psychosis: A Mixed Methods Study
2017-2018 SO RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr LIN Bin CD33 Inhibition Ameliorates Chronic Neuroinflammation and Photoreceptor Degeneration in Retinitis Pigmentosa
2017-2018 APSS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr Lu Huijing Women’s Sexual Behaviors and Mate Preferences throughout the Ovulatory Cycle as Functions of Life History Strategies
2017-2018 SN RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Prof. VALIMAKI Maritta The Impact of Video Gaming on Cognitive Functioning of People with Schizophrenia (GAME-S)
2017-2018 APSS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr YAN Hairong Chinese Dynamics in African Agriculture: Toward a New Green Revolution?
2017-2018 HTI RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr Gilman SIU Combined Genomic and Transcriptomic Approach to Elucidate the Mechanism Underlying Enhanced Intramacrophage Survivability of Hypervirulent Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
2017-2018 HTI RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr YOO Jung Sun Terahertz Wave Irradiation Promotes Skin Regeneration and New Hair Growths
2017-2018 APSS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr SIU Yu Kwan Kaxton Industrial Trainees from China and Vietnam in Japan: An Entry Point into the Key Issues of International Labour Migration and Skill Transfer
2017-2018 APSS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr SIM Boon Wee Timothy Against the Odds: Developing a Core Competence Framework of Social Work Practice for the Field of Disaster Management in China
2017-2018 APSS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr Bai Xue Individual Efforts or Intergenerational Responses? A Longitudinal Mixed Methods Study of Future Care Planning among Hong Kong Ageing Families
2017-2018 SO RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr TSE Yan Yin Dennis Retinal EGR1 Cells in Myopia Development
2017-2018 SN RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr NGAI Fei Wan A Couple-based Interpersonal Psychotherapy on Postnatal Depression and Family Sense of Coherence: A Randomized Controlled Trial
2017-2018 APSS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr KAN Ching Yeung Collectives and Cooperatives in Rural China: Agrarian Change and Community Economy in Guangdong Province
2017-2018 RS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr YAU Suk Yu Mechanism of Action of Adiponectin as a Novel and Rapid Antidepressant
2017-2018 HTI RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr CAI Jing Ultra-quality 4D-MRI for Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy of Liver Cancer
2017-2018 APSS RGC General Research Fund (GRF) 2018/19 Dr YU Lu Social Networking Addiction among Hong Kong Adolescents: Protective Effects of Positive Youth Development Attributes and Parenting Behaviours
  1. All projects are listed in reverse chronological order, grouped by types of funding schemes.
  2. If needed, the list may be paginated by period of 5 years, e.g. 2011 - 2015, 2016 - 2020, and all years.