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2020-01-14

APSS Scholars Awarded K.C. Wong Belt and Road Visiting Fellowship Scheme 2019

      Dr. Crystal Kwan, Assistant Professor of APSS and Dr. Timothy Sim, Associate Professor of APSS, received awards from the PolyU K.C. Wong Belt and Road (B&R) Visiting Fellowship Scheme 2019. The Fellowship Scheme aims to strengthen the tie between PolyU and the B&R higher education institutions, and provides up to 10 fellowships each year...

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2019-12-31

Completion of Manulife Centre for Children with Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD)

  中文譯本隨附於後 (The Chinese version follows the English one)   Completion of Manulife Centre for Children with Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) Department of Applied Social Sciences (APSS) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University announces that the operation of the Manulife Centre for Children with Specific Learning Disabilities (MCCSLD) will be completed on 31 December 2019.   With...

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2019-12-30

Congratulations to Prof. Sylvia Chen for Receiving International Fellowship

Prof. Sylvia Xiaohua Chen, Associate Dean of PolyU’s Faculty of Health and Social Sciences and Professor of Department of Applied Social Sciences, has been elected as a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), previously the American Psychological Society. An international body, APS awards fellowships to recognize members who have...

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2019-12-20

Newly renamed Centre for Social Policy and Social Entrepreneurship (CSPSE)

Dr. Chung Kim-wah and Dr. Amy Ho have retired as the Center Director of the Centre for Social Policy Studies and Centre for Third Sector Studies respectively. The Department of Applied Social Sciences (APSS) appreciates Dr. Chung and Dr. Ho for their unreserved contributions throughout the past years.   We would also...

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