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27 Research Projects and Events Receive Grants


  1. DNA Barcoding of Chinese Herbal Tea Materials (RMB$100,000)
    Sponsor: Kunming Institute of Botany
    Principal investigator: Prof. Shaw Pang-chui, Institute of Chinese Medicine

  2. RFID-based Enabling Technology for On-Target Visibility in Garment Supply Chains (HK$1,497,700)
    Sponsor: Hong Kong R&D Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management Enabling Technologies Limited
    Principal investigator: Prof. Cheung Wai-man, Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics

  3. Prevention of Anxiety and Depression in Chinese: A Randomized Clinical Trail Testing the Feasibility and Effectiveness of a Generic Stepped Care Programme in Primary Care (HK$1,400,000)
    Sponsor: Food and Health Bureau
    Principal investigator: Prof. Wong Yeung-shan Samuel, School of Public Health and Primary Care

  4. Core Technology for Multimedia Signal Processing and Productization for Converged 3G Network, Index & Retrieval (HK$5,458,636)
    Sponsor: Innovation and Technology Fund—Innovation and Technology Support Programme Guangdong-Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme (Platform Research Scheme)
    Principal investigator: Prof. Lyu Rung-tsong Michael, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

  5. The Use of Metallic Stent (Memokath 051) to Relieve Cancerous Ureteric Obstruction (HK$351,000)
    Sponsor: S.K. Yee Medical Foundation—Donations and Grants for 2010
    Principal investigator: Dr. Chan Chi-kwok, Department of Surgery

  6. Middle Ear Implantable Hearing Aids to Congenital Atresia Children (HK$700,000)
    Sponsor: S.K. Yee Medical Foundation—Donations and Grants for 2010
    Principal investigator: Prof. Tong Chi-fai Michael, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

  7. Hybrid Bipolar Transurethral Vaporization and Resection of Prostate for at Risk and Elderly Patients in Urinary Retention (HK$833,343)
    Sponsor: S.K. Yee Medical Foundation—Donations and Grants for 2010
    Principal investigator: Prof. Yip Kam-hung Sidney, Department of Surgery

  8. The Use of Self-expandable Metal Stent (SEMS) as a “Bridge to Surgery” or Palliative Treatment for Malignant Large Bowel Obstruction (HK$360,000)
    Sponsor: S.K. Yee Medical Foundation—Donations and Grants for 2010
    Principal investigator: Prof. Ng Siu-man Simon, Department of Surgery

  9. A Comparative Study of the Influence of Family, School and Community Factors on Adolescent Transition in the United States and Hong Kong (HK$210,000)
    Sponsor: RGC-Fulbright Hong Kong Senior Scholar Programme for 2010/2011
    Principal investigator: Prof. Ho Sui-chu, Department of Educational Administration and Policy

  10. Practical Ethics: The Philosophy of Punishment and the Death Penalty—A Non-Consequentialist Approach (HK$395,000)
    Sponsor: RGC-Fulbright Hong Kong Dissertation Research Programme for 2010/2011
    Principal investigator: Prof. Li Hon-lam, Department of Philosophy

  11. Speaking about the Unspeakable: Protest Discourse in the Chinese Party-State (HK$74,880)
    Sponsor: RGC-Fulbright Hong Kong Dissertation Research Programme for 2010/2011
    Principal investigator: Mr. Heinz Christoph Steinhardt, Department of Government and Public Administration

  12. Manufacturing “Fujian Tulou”: Criticism of the Tourism Industry and World Culture Heritage Management (HK$74,880)
    Sponsor: RGC-Fulbright Hong Kong Dissertation Research Programme for 2010/2011
    Principal investigator: Ms. Zheng Jing, School of Architecture

  13. Making Social Movement from Below: A Case Study of Anti-Dam Protests in Contemporary China (HK$124,800)
    Sponsor: RGC-Fulbright Hong Kong Senior Scholar Programme for 2010/2011
    Principal investigator: Ms. Zhou Yan, Department of Sociology

  14. Development of High-speed SPR Micro-array Immunoassay Instrumentation and Its Technology Platform for the Industry (HK$1,499,531)
    Sponsor: Innovation and Technology Fund—Innovation and Technology Support Programme Guangdong-Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme (Platform Research Scheme)
    Principal investigator: Prof. Ho Ho-pui Aaron, Department of Electronic Engineering

  15. Development of Tool Kit for Schools to Respond to New Health Challenges of Young Generation Using the Healthy School Model (HK$213,300)
    Sponsor: Quality Education Fund
    Principal investigator: Prof. Albert Lee, Centre for Health Education and Health Promotion

  16. An Integration Enhancement Program for Students with Social Communication Deficits: Direct Training and Beyond (HK$2,553,900)
    Sponsor: Quality Education Fund
    Principal investigator: Prof. Lee Yuet-sheung Kathy, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

  17. Improvement in Roadside PM2.5 Pollution after Vehicle Emission Control Measures in Hong Kong (HK$249,280)
    Sponsor: Environment and Conservation Fund
    Principal investigator: Prof. Tian Lin-wei, School of Public Health and Primary Care

  18. Fibrin Matrix-Supported Mesenchymal Stem Cell Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury (US$90,000)
    Sponsor: Department of Defense Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury (PH/TBI) Research Program of the Office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
    Principal investigator: Prof. Poon Wai-sang, Department of Surgery

  19. Symposium on Rehabilitation Technology—Interdisciplinary Approach from Theory to Practice (HK$167,000)
    Sponsor: Professional Services Development Assistance Scheme
    Principal investigator: Prof. Chan Kai-ming, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

  20. Identification of Atypical Diaphyseal Fracture Subgroup in Patients with Long-Term Bisphophonate Treatment—Study of the Changes in Biochemical Markers in Bone Metabolism (US$50,000)
    Sponsor: Osteosynthesis and Trauma Care Foundation Research Grant
    Principal investigator: Prof. Cheung Wing-hoi, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

  21. The Hong Kong Mental Morbidity Survey 2010 (HK$7,655,308)
    Sponsor: Health and Health Services Research Fund: Commissioned Project
    Principal investigator: Prof. Lam Chiu-wa Linda, Department of Psychiatry

  22. Web Information Mining and Decision Support Platform for the Modern Service Industry (HK$2,576,000)
    Sponsor: Innovation and Technology Fund—Innovation and Technology Support Programme Guangdong-Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme (Platform Research Scheme)
    Principal investigator: Prof. Wong Kam-fai, Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management

  23. Genetic Diversity and Population Differentiation of Freshwater Fish in Hong Kong (HK$854,440)
    Sponsor: Environment and Conservation Fund
    Principal investigator: Prof. Chu Ka-hou, School of Life Sciences, Biology Programme

  24. Design Innovation Centre (HK$1,695,000)
    Sponsor: Quality Enhancement Grant Scheme
    Principal investigator: Mr. Hung Yu-ching, School of Continuing and Professional Studies

  25. Virtual Classroom and On-demand Learning System (HK$1,733,000)
    Sponsor: Quality Enhancement Grant Scheme
    Principal investigator: Mr. Sin Kwok-wah, School of Continuing and Professional Studies

  26. Hong Kong Visual Arts Year Book 2011 (HK$573,500)
    Sponsor: Hong Kong Arts Development Council
    Principal investigator: Prof. Tong Kam-tang, Department of Fine Arts

  27. Spiritual Education: Learning to be Inspired and to Inspire (HK$1,630,000)
    Sponsor: 15 Secondary Schools and Private Donors
    Principal investigator: Dr. Kwan Tsun-tong Thomas, Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research

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