Search
AAA
poly logo

APSS logo tag

subbanner people

30-Aug-2019 (Fri)

3:00pm – 4:30pm
GH405

Climate Change Impacts and Vulnerabilities of Indigenous People: A case from Bangladesh

Mr. Joydeb GARAI
(PhD Program)

15-Aug-2019 (Thur)

2:00pm – 3:30pm
GH405

“Left-Behind Children” in Rural China: An Ethnographic Approach

Mr. ZHOU Qiushi
(PhD Program)

26-Jul-2019 (Fri)

2:30pm – 3:30pm
GH405

APSS Research Symposium Series #3

Dr. BAI Xue

19-Jun-2019 (Fri)

2:00pm – 3:30pm
GH405

Unveiling Tensions of Well-Educated Rural-to-Urban Migrants' Pursuit of Upward Social Mobility in the Era of New-Type Urbanization Project

Mr. XU Heng
(PhD Program)

14-Jun-2019 (Fri)

2:30pm – 4:30pm
GH405

APSS Research Symposium Series #2

Dr. Eunice CHOY
Dr. Alex COCKAIN

21-May-2019 (Tue)

3:00pm – 4:30pm
GH128

Investigating Public Perceptions of Online Censorship in China

Mr. LIANG Jiachen
(PhD Program)

17-May-2019 (Fri)

2:30pm – 5:00pm
GH405

APSS Research Symposium Series #1

Dr. Jenny CHAN
Dr. TING Tin-yuet
Dr. Norah WANG

1-Apr-2019 (Mon)

3:00pm – 4:30pm
GH128

Survival in an Emerging Profession: Narratives of Social Workers in Mainland China

Mr. ZHANG Yangyong
(PhD Program)

27-Mar-2019 (Wed)

3:00pm – 4:30pm
GH128

“Is Blood Thicker Than Water?”: Constructing Family Relations in Customary Adoption Triangle in Contemporary Chinese Villages

Ms. MENG Ling
(PhD Program)

21-Mar-2019 (Thu)

3:00pm – 4:30pm
GH405

The international diffusion of same-sex marriage: An application of spatial econometric and statistical network analysis

Dr. Johan A. Elkink
Associate Professor
School of Politics and International Relations
University College Dublin

28-Feb-2019 (Thu)

2:00pm – 3:30pm
GH128

The Vision and Crisis of “Craftsman of the Nation”: The Cultivation of Talents in Secondary Vocational Education in Transitional China

Ms HOU Liqi
(PhD Program)

Semester 1

28-Dec-2018 (Fri)

3:00pm – 4:30pm
GH405

The Rich Do Good for Autonomy, While the Poor For Relatedness

Mr. ZHU Yijie
(PhD Program)

29-Nov-2018 (Thu)

2:30pm – 4:00pm
GH405

Rural Livelihoods Transformation and Meaning of a River:
Ethnographic Study of Three Communities of the Mekong Delta

Ms Giulia CUINI
(PhD Program)

27-Nov-2018 (Tue)

10:30am – 12:00nn
CD304

Victimization and Mental Health Among Adolescents in China: From Family to Cyberspace

Ms CHEN Qiqi
(PhD Program)

6-Nov-2018 (Tue)

9:30am – 11:00am
GH405

Dwelling with Demons in the Marketplace: Ways of Being a Nuosu-Yi Ritual Practitioner in Semi-urban Liangshan

Mr. KARLACH Jan
(PhD Program)

23-Oct-2018 (Tue)

2:30pm – 4:00pm
GH405

Social Participation and Life Satisfaction among Young-old and Old-old – What are the key components?

Mr. CHAN Cheong Yu, Stephen
(PhD Program)

23-Oct-2018 (Tue)

9:30am – 11:00am
GH405

Hong Kong Students’ Lived Experiences of Using Educational Technologies

Mr. CHIU Shui Kau
(PhD Program)

20-Sept-2018 (Thu)

10:00am – 11:30am
GH405

Care Work in State Employment: School Social Workers and Community Development Workers in South Korea

Prof. Jesook Song
Professor
Department of Anthropology
University of Toronto

28-Aug-2018 (Tue)

2:30pm – 4:00pm
GH128

Humanity self-construal and ecological self-construal: The effects of self-expansion on psychological and pro-environmental outcomes

Ms AU Kit Yee
(PhD Program)

23-Aug-2018 (Tue)

3:00pm – 4:30pm
GH128

Media and Professional Discourses on Child Maltreatment in China: Implications for Child Protection in Mainland ChinaImplications for Child Protection in Mainland China

Mr Li Jun
(PhD Program)

14-Aug-2018 (Tue)

10:00pm – 11:30nn
GH128

Wellbeing and Childhood Development in Africa: an exploration of the everyday lives of childhood policies and people in rural Ghanathe everyday lives of childhood policies and people in rural Ghana

Mr YEBOAH Sampson Addo
(PhD Program)

30-Jul-2018 (Mon)

10:30pm – 12:00nn
GH128

Making Chengzhongcun from within: Identity and Space in Migrants’ Everyday Lives

Mr FENG Lei
(MPhil Program)

4-Jul-2018 (Wed)

2:30pm – 4:00pm
GH128

Migrating for employment and a better life? – Decisions of young people in borderland Kinmen, Taiwan

Ms YANG Chin-Yi
(PhD Program)

27-Jun-2018 (Wed)

2:30pm – 4:00pm
GH405

Estimating Causal Effect Heterogeneity Using Machine Learning Techniques with Social Science Applications

Mr WANG Ye
PhD Candidate
Wilf Family Department of Politics
New York University

25-May-2018 (Fri)

2:30pm – 5:30pm
GH405

APSS Research Symposium Series #3

Prof. Sylvia CHEN & Dr YU Lu
Dr. Kaxton SIU & Dr. Stan WONG

23-Apr-2018 (Mon)

3:00pm – 4:30pm
GH128

Unravelling Sharing Economy: Experiences from Hong Kong

Mr LAI Ka Wai
(PhD Program)

13-Apr-2018 (Fri)

2:30pm – 5:00pm
GH405

APSS Research Symposium Series #2

Dr. Cecilia MA
Dr. YU Lu

22-Mar-2018 (Thur)

2:30pm – 5:00pm
GH405

APSS Research Symposium Series #1

Dr. Jenny CHAN
Dr. Karita KAN

1-Feb-2018 (Thur)

4:30pm – 6:00pm
GH128

Dwelling with Ghosts and Spirits in the Gray Area: An Ethnographic Study of the Ritual Practitioners in Liangshan Marketplaces

Mr Jan KARLACH
(PhD Program)

29-Jan-2018 (Mon)

12:30pm – 2:00pm
GH128

Hong Kong Students’ Lived Experiences In Using Educational Technologies

Mr CHIU Shui Kau
(PhD Program)

24-Jan-2018 (Wed)

3:00pm – 4:30pm
GH128

Where it all begins: exploring the role of seed in China’s agrarian change and food system transformation

Ms XU Siyuan
(PhD Program)

23-Jan-2018 (Tue)

1:30pm – 3:00pm
GH128

Survival in an Emerging Profession: Narratives of Social Workers in Mainland China

Mr ZHANG Yangyong
(PhD Program)

17-Jan-2018 (Wed)

1:30pm – 3:00pm
GH128

Opening Up the Chances of Upward Social Mobility? Unveiling Tensions of Well-Educated Migrant's Life Experience in the Era of New Urbanization Project

Mr XU Heng
(PhD Program)

19-Dec-2017 (Tue)

3:00pm – 4:30pm
GH128

Customary Adoption under Family Planning Policy in Contemporary Rural China: Life  Experience, Family Relations, and Power Dynamics

Ms MENG Ling
(PhD Program)

15-Dec-2017 (Fri)

3:30pm – 5:00pm
GH405

Longitudinally examining acculturation: Coping, Stress and the Context

Dr. Alexander S English

Shanghai Intercultural Institute

Shanghai International Studies University

6-Dec-2017 (Wed)

4:00pm – 5:30pm
GH405

What works for whom in parenting interventions? Investigating moderators of outcome in multiple countries

Prof. Frances Gardner
Professor
Department of Social Policy and Intervention 
University of Oxford, UK

22-Nov-2017 (Wed)

3:00pm – 4:30pm
GH404

Dementia - is it really so far away from you?

Dr Adrian Wong, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

6-Nov-2017 (Mon)

10:30am – 12:00nn
GH128

The Production of Lifestyle: Seeking the Idyllic Communities in Today's China

Ms. WANG Peng
(PhD Program)

31-Oct-2017 (Tue)

2:30pm – 4:00pm
GH128

Simplicity versus complexity: Navigating social diversity with self-views and worldviews

Ms. NG Ka Yan
(PhD Program)

18-Oct-2017 (Wed)

9:30am – 11:00am
GH128

CHILDHOODS IN GHANA: Understanding the Work of NGOs as Cultural Brokers and Translators in Childhood Construction

Mr. YEBOAH Sampson Addo
(PhD Program)

17-Oct-2017 (Tue)

9:30am – 11:00am
GH128

Regulating e-entertainment? An ethno-corporative approach to the perception frames over Internet Governance for e-gaming

Mr. GARRICH ALABARCE Albert
(PhD Program)

10-Oct-2017 (Tue)

3:30pm – 5:00pm
GH128

Masculinities Constructions and Young Men’s Friendships in Contemporary Hong Kong

Ms. ZHANG Chi
(PhD Program)

14-Sept-2017 (Mon)

3:00pm – 4:30pm
GH128

Adaptation experiences and cultural identity of children of Chinese migrants in Spain

Ms. ROBLES LLANA Paloma
(PhD Program)

4-Sept-2017 (Mon)

2:00pm – 3:30pm
GH128

The Class Consciousness of New-Generation Migrant Workers with Vocational Education Background

Ms. HOU Liqi
(PhD Program)

Unravelling Sharing Economy: Experiences from Hong Kong

Application deadline: 12:00nn on 21 September 2017

Amount: HKD50,000- each (Fellowship)
HKD40,000- each (Scholarship)
Quantity: 1 for Fellowship (to be competed with nominees from other institutions)
1 for Scholarship (to be competed with nominees from other institutions)
Donated by: Sir Edward Youde Memorial (SEYM) Award Schemes

Application Eligibility

  • local student with the right of abode or the right to land in Hong Kong or are permitted to stay in Hong Kong without restriction;
  • have resided in Hong Kong for at least three years as at 1.9.2017;
  • have special educational needs as referred to in the Hong Kong Rehabilitation Programme Plan released by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region;
  • not be engaged in full-time employment;
  • not be nominated for the SEYM Fellowships for Postgraduate Research Students 2017/18 or the SEYM Scholarships for Undergraduate and Diploma Students 2017/18

 

# Students with special educational needs (SEN) include those having physical disabilities, visual impairment, hearing impairment, speech and language impairment, attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorders, specific learning difficulties, autism spectrum disorders intellectual disabilities and/or mental illness.
(Candidates may be required by the Donor to attend an assessment)

[Fellowship]
- full-time local UGC-funded postgraduate research disabled student
- Postgraduate research students should have registered for a UGC-funded Master degree on or after 1 July 2016 or Ph.D. degree on or after 1 July 2015

[Scholarship]
- full-time local UGC-funded non-first-year undergraduate disabled student**

** Senior-year /Advanced-standing students (who are sub-degree holders) admitted to a UGC-funded degree programme in 2017/18 may also be considered.

Selection Criteria

  • standards of academic achievements and intellectual qualities relative to their individual disabilities;
  • leadership qualities as demonstrated in their involvement in extra-curricular activities and/or community services;
  • proficiency in the language in which the course / research is undertaken; and
  • other personal qualities and potentials, including expected future contribution to Hong Kong.

[Fellowship]
- strategic importance of the research to the social, economic and technological development of Hong Kong;
- whether or not the research has been or is being done in Hong Kong; and
- possible completion of the research within 2 years for a master degree or 3 years for a doctorate degree.

Application Method
The application documents must be well-typed and submitted IN HARD COPY to HJ402 (Emily Siu) by 12:00nn on 21 September 2017, Thursday. The application documents include:
1. *Completed Application Form with true signature;
(Click here to download Application Form for Fellowship)
(Click here to download Application Form for Scholarship)
2. *Copy of recent assessment result record OR academic transcript;
3 * [SEYM Scholarship applicant] (i) HKID card copy, (ii) Copy of Public Examination results, (iii) Copy of PolyU official transcript (issued by AS), (iv) Copy of certificate/ proof on extra-curricular activities and community services, (v) Copy of Scholarship(s)/ Award(s) certificates, (vi) Essay, etc.
* [SEYM Fellowship applicant] (i) HKID card copy, (ii) Copy of Admission Letter to the current Master degree/ Ph.D Programme, (iii) Copy of PolyU transcript (printed by AS/ Faculty/ RO), (iv) Copy of Certificate/ proof on extra-curricular activities and community services, (v) Essay, etc.
* [SEYM Disabled applicant] (i) the most recent medical report and supporting document such as assessment report issued by Education Bureau or approval letter for disability allowance;
4. Other supporting documents: (optional but highly preferred as reference)
4.1 List of non-academic achievement and personal statement (click here to download); Insert ListofNonAcademicAchievement
4.2 Copy of certificates or proof on extra-curricular activities and community services;
4.3 Proof of financial needs (e.g. government grants, loans, social security assistance, etc.)
(Item with * is compulsory.)
APSS will send an acknowledge email upon the receipt of application. If you hesitate whether the application is well received, please contact us ASAP.

Late submission will not be considered.

Selection Procedures

  • APSS scholarship selection panel will screen all APSS applications and nominate 1 applicant to the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences (FHSS).
  • FHSS will nominate 1 applicant to SRRL among all FHSS nominees.
  • SRRL will conduct internal selection and nominate 1 nominee to the Donor among all PolyU nominees.

Shortlisted PolyU nominees must attend a selection interview in December 2017 tentatively hosted by Donor and compete against other nominees from other institutions.

Results Announcement
Nominees who do not receive notification by the end of December 2017 should consider their nominations unsuccessful.   

Awardees will be notified of the results by SRRL in around February/ March 2018.

Enquiry
Should you have any enquiry about the above scholarships application, please email to info.apss@polyu.edu.hk or contact APSS colleagues on 2766 5730 (Ms Rachel HUI) or 2766 5742 (Miss Emily SIU).

September 2017

Application deadline: 12nn on 28 February 2018 (Wed)

Quantity: 300 for entire PolyU

                (APSS will recommend 15 candidates with priority to SRRL for final selection)

Amount: HKD 10,000- each

Application Eligibility

-current student in BASW(full-time), BASPA(full-time), BAAASSM(full-time), MECP and other UGC-funded full-time undergraduate/ postgraduate programmes in APSS;

- both local and non-local are eligible;

- CGPA 3.0 or above in semester one, 2017/18;

- participated/ will participant in an event/ competition (e.g. conferences/ forums/ workshops/ seminars/ training camps/ competitions, service projects) or an internship/ placement (credit-bearing/ non-credit bearing)/ or a field/ study trip or attend a course (e.g. foreign language immersion programmes/ academic exchange programmes etc) that is conducted outside Hong Kong (destination must also be outside their home country for non-local students) in the academic year 2107/18, while no restriction on the duration of the outreaching activity;

- the outreaching activity should either be organized or endorsed by PolyU and conducted during the period 1 September 2017 – 31 August 2018;

- The ROA recipients are only eligible to receive the Award ONCE throughout their studies.

Selection Criteria

The selection will be based on the candidate’s:
- academic excellence (GPA must be 3.0 or above);
- personal qualities and extra-curricular activities;

Selection Procedures

  1. APSS Scholarship Selection Panel will review all applications and recommend 15 candidates to SRRL;
  2. SRRL will arrange PolyU selection panel to select final awardees for Education Bureau (EDB)’s endorsement.
  3. Final awardees are subject to EDB approval; and EDB reserves the right to withdraw the Award in case there is no deserving candidate or any other unforeseen circumstances;
  4. Awardees will receive notification from SRRL on payment arrangement.

Application Method

The application documents must be well-typed and submitted IN HARD COPY to APSS General Office (HJ 402) by 12:00nn on 28 February 2018, Wednesday. During non-office hours, applicants should place their applicant documents to the mailbox next to the counter. The application documents include:

1.*Completed Application Form with true signature;

2.*Recent records of assessment results/ academic transcript;

  1. Other supporting documents:

3.1.List of non-academic achievement and personal statement

    3.2 Copy of certificates or proof on extra-curricular activities and community services;

    3.3 Proof of financial needs (eg: government grants, loans, social security assistance etc)

(Item with * is compulsory.)

APSS will send an acknowledge email upon the receipt of application. If you hesitate whether the application is well received, please contact us ASAP.

Late application will not be considered.

Other Information

-The disciplinary record(s) of the nominees with PolyU (if any) may be taken into consideration in the selection process.

-Each awardee is required to submit a softcopy of the reflection report to SRRL on the activity participated and the learning experiences and benefits acquired within one month upon completion of the activity. If the activity has been completed before the nomination deadline, the awardee should submit the reflection report within one month after the selection result is announced.

-The award money should be returned to the Government by the awardee who finally fails to participate in any of the proposed outreaching activities.

-The report will be passed to EDB upon request.  The HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund reserves the right to publish the reports and photos (in full or in part) submitted by the Award recipients, either online or in print.

-The payment will be released to the awardees after the submission of a satisfactory report to SRRL.

Enquiry

Email to info.apss@polyu.edu.hk or contact Emily SIU at 2766 5742.

*PolyU reserves the right to change or withdraw the scholarship at any time.  In case of any dispute/disagreement, PolyU’s decision is final.

Jan 2017

Application deadline: 12:00nn on 21 September 2017

Amount: HKD 5,000-
Quantity: 2 (APSS will nominate 1 applicant to FHSS and to be competed with nominees from other PolyU department and institutions)
Donated by: The Hong Kong Association of University Women (HKAUW)

Application Eligibility

  • full-time undergraduate student;
  • non-first-year & non-final-year; and FEMALE student.
  • good academic performance in 2016/17 (cumulative GPA preferably over 3.5);
  • demonstration current active participation and involvement in community services;
  • Both local and non-local students are eligible

* senior year students can provide the result of previous institution(s)

Selection Criteria
- Two recommendation letters, one from the academic department and one from the community/ voluntary service organization she is involved in.
Remarks:
1) The two nominees shortlisted by PolyU will have to enroll the HKAUW Annual Undergraduate membership for Undergraduate and settle the membership fee payment of HK$150.  
2) The PolyU nominee(s) shortlisted by the Donor must attend a selection interview on 18 November 2017 (Saturday). Otherwise, she/they will not be considered for the Scholarship. Nominees who do not receive notification by mid-December 2017 should consider their nominations unsuccessful.
3) The awardees are required by the Donor to complete a minimum of 40 hours of quality community service within six months of receiving the Scholarship. Such service projects must be mutually agreed on by the scholarship awardee and HKAUW in advance.
4) Certificates and cheques** will be presented to the awardees at the HKAUW Scholarship Presentation Ceremony cum Christmas Dinner scheduled for 23 December 2017 (Saturday). The awardees are required to attend the event.  Absence will mean forfeiture of the Scholarship.
**One-fourth of the award (HK$1,250) will be retained by HKAUW and be released to the awardee subsequent to her submission of written proof of community services to the Donor. The services should be held between January to August 2018.

Application Method
The application documents must be well-typed and submitted IN HARD COPY to HJ402 (Emily Siu) by 12:00nn on 21 September 2017, Thursday. The application documents include:
1. *Completed Application Form with true signature;
2. *Copy of recent assessment result record OR academic transcript;
3  * 2 recommendation letters;
4. Other supporting documents: (optional but highly preferred as reference)
4.1 List of non-academic achievement and personal statement (click here to download); 
4.2 Copy of certificates or proof on extra-curricular activities and community services;
4.3 Proof of financial needs (e.g. government grants, loans, social security assistance, etc.)
(Item with * is compulsory.)
APSS will send an acknowledge email upon the receipt of application. If you hesitate whether the application is well received, please contact us ASAP.

[Applicants DO NOT need to enroll as Associate member of HKAUW and settle the membership fee payment at this stage.]

APSS will send an acknowledge email upon the receipt of application. If you hesitate whether the application is well received, please contact us ASAP.

Late application willNOT be considered.

Selection Procedures

  • APSS scholarship selection panel will screen all APSS applications and nominate 1 applicant to the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences (FHSS).
  • FHSS will nominate 1 applicant to SRRL among all FHSS nominees.
  • SRRL will conduct internal selection in October 2017 among all PolyU nominees.

Shortlisted PolyU nominees must attend a selection interview on 18 November 2017 (Sat) hosted by Donor and compete against other nominees from other institutions.

Results Announcement
Nominees who do not receive notification by mid December 2017 should consider their nominations unsuccessful. 

Enquiry
Should you have any enquiry about the above scholarships application, please email to info.apss@polyu.edu.hk or contact APSS colleagues on 2766 5730 (Ms Rachel HUI) or 2766 5742 (Ms Emily SIU).

September 2017