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Prof. Edward CHAN attended the RGC Award Presentation Ceremony 2023

28 Nov 2022


The Research Grants Council (RGC) held an award presentation ceremony on 7 Nov 2022 to honour 87 academics from the eight University Grants Committee (UGC)-funded universities for their distinguished research achievements and significant contributions to the higher education sector. Prof. CHAN was awarded the RGC Senior Research Fellow Scheme for his project “Family Polyvictimization and Social Policy Responses in East Asian Societies”. 

Prof. CHAN Ko-ling Edward, Professor of the Department of Applied Social Sciences, is the first in the globe to examine family poly-victimisation (FPV), which refers to the co-occurrence of at least three types of family violence. Further coverage was published in Nov 2022, elaborated on Prof Chan’s award-winning research in an interview with am730. He said that the study does not only aim at understanding the issues, but also helps society to prevent family violence and save lives.

Online coverage on am730 - https://polyu.me/3TZN5Ns

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