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10 Faculty Members Awarded GRF/ECS Research Grants in 2023-24 Exercise

7 Jul 2023

10 Faculty members have been awarded the General Research Fund (GRF) and Early Career Scheme (ECS) grants in the 2023/24 exercise (eight GRF and two ECS projects):


  • “Neo-Confucianism and Political Culture in the Mid-Southern Song Dynasty” (PI: Dr CHANG Weiling(CC))
  • “Group-level and individual-level precision functional mapping of the linguistic cerebellum: comparisons across linguistic and motor domains” (PI: Dr FONG Cheuk Man Manson(CBS))
  • “Online corporate instructional videos for branding: A qualitative investigation of pre-flight safety videos” (PI: Dr Jenifer HO(ENGL))
  • “A corpus-driven study of formulaic language in constrained English: A multimodal approach” (PI: Prof. LI Dechao(CBS))
  • “Technologies, Data, and Learning: Digital language learning (DLL) and second language representation” (PI: Prof. LI Ping(CBS))
  • “The Politics of Recontextualizing the Hong Kong Basic Law in News Media: A Corpus-assisted Discourse Study” (PI: Dr LIU Ming(CBS))
  • “The cultural context of moralisation as a driver of health stigma in Hong Kong SAR and Australia” (PI: Prof. Stefano OCCHIPINTI(ENGL))
  • “Understanding Vulnerabilities in Narrative Performance in Mandarin-Speaking Children with Developmental Language Disorder” (PI: Prof. SHENG Li(CBS))


  • “Discrimination and self-branding on online language tutoring platforms: An Applied Linguistics approach” (PI: Dr Nate Ming CURRAN(ENGL))
  • “Poetic Tectonics: Collection, canon formation, and the landscape of versification in Chinese manuscript culture, c. 479 BCE–220 CE” (PI: Dr David J. LEBOVITZ(CC))

Under the Research Grants Council, GRF aims to supplement universities’ research support to researchers who have achieved or have the potential to achieve excellence. The ECS, introduced in 2012/13, is intended to nurture junior academics. The assessment criteria include the scientific and scholarly merit of the proposal, originality, potential for social, cultural or economic application, and more.

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