Research
   
Current Projects

Living and Dying with Dignity: Development of an Empirical Model of Dignified Palliative End-of-Life Care from the Personal, Familial and Cultural Perspectives. 2009-2011. (Funded by Research Grants Council – General Research Fund – RCG-GRF). Principle Investigator: Professor Cecilia L.W. Chan.

A Psychosocial Capacity Building Program for Grass-roots Cadres on Post-disaster Stress Management towards Work and Self. 2009-2010. (Funded by 512 Earthquake Roundtable Fund Internal Seed Funding). Principle Investigator: Dr. X. L. Wang.

An Efficacy Evaluation on the Enabling Network for Adjustment to Bereavement and Loss at the End-of-life: ENABLE Project. 2009-2010. (Funded by Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust). Principle Investigator: Mr. Andy H. Y. Ho.

The Effect of Internal Qigong for Patients With Chronic Fatigue Syndromes. 2009-2010. Principle Investigator: Professor Cecilia L.W. Chan.

Using Arts as a Media for Healing - A Training Project for Sichuan School Teachers. 2009-2010. (Funded by Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation). Principle Investigator: Dr. Rainbow T. H. Ho.

A Comparative Study on the Effects of Relocation Following Disaster for Affected and Non-affected Secondary School Students. 2009. (Funded by HKU Sichuan Earthquake Roundtable Fund Internal Seed Funding). Principle Investigator: Dr. S. M. Ng.

A Survey of ‘Stagnation’ among Hong Kong Chinese Adults in the Community. 2009. (Funded by Research Grants Council – General Research Fund – RCG-GRF). Principle Investigator: Dr. S. M. Ng.

Meaning in End-of-life: The Development of an Empirical Model for Palliative Care Patients in the Chinese Cultural Context. 2009. (Funded by Seed Grant – Basic Research). Principle Investigator: Dr. Pamela P. Y. Leung.

An Evaluative Research on the Effectiveness of the Service Delivery: Caritas Jockey Club Community Support Programme for Sex Offenders. 2008-2011. (Funded by Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust). Principle Investigator: Dr. Rainbow T. H. Ho.

A Comparative Study on the Effects of Relocation Following Disaster for Affected and Non-Affected Secondary School Students. 2008-2010. (Funded by 512 Earthquake Roundtable Fund Internal Seed Funding). Principle Investigator: Mr. Andy H. Y. Ho.

A Study on the Experience of Loss & Grief Trajectories of Bereaved Victims of Catastrophe. 2008-2010. (Funded by 512 Earthquake Roundtable Fund Internal Seed Funding). Principle Investigator: Mr. Andy H. Y. Ho.

Pathway to Readjustment and Recovery for Earthquake Survivors: A Longitudinal Study on the Mental Health Consequences of Catastrophes. 2008-2010. (Funded by 512 Earthquake Roundtable Fund Internal Seed Funding). Principle Investigator: Mr. Andy H. Y. Ho.

A Pioneer Study on Ancestor Worship & Memorial Ritual Practices among the Youth of Hong Kong. 2008-2009. (Funded by Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust). Principle Investigator: Mr. Andy H. Y. Ho.

A Study on the Effectiveness of Life and Death Education Group for People with Chronic Illness. 2008-2009. (Funded by Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust). Principle Investigator: Mr. Andy H. Y. Ho.

Cherishing Life through Accepting Death: A Pioneer Study on Transgenerational Death Attitudes in Hong Kong. 2008-2009. (Funded by Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust). Principle Investigator: Mr. Andy H. Y. Ho.

The Impact of Family Strength and Filial Obligations on Bereavement Resilience amongst Chinese and Caucasian Older Adults Facing Conjugal Loss: A Cross-Cultural Comparison Study. 2008-2009. (Funded by Seed Funding – Basic Research). Principle Investigator: Professor Cecilia L.W. Chan.

When There is No Meaning: A Meaning Oriented Approach for Understanding and Helping Bereaved Victims of the Sichuan 512 Earthquake. 2008-2009. (Funded by Seed Funding – Small projects). Principle Investigator: Professor Cecilia L.W. Chan.

Promoting Therapeutic Touch through Clinical Trial of Light Massage. 2007-2009. (Funded by Hong Kong Society of Rehabilitation). Principle Investigator: Dr. S. M. Ng.

Research and Staff Development Service for SKH Diocesan Welfare Council Tuen Mun Rehabilitation Complex. 2006-2009. (Funded by SKH Diocesan Welfare Council). Principle Investigator: Dr. S. M. Ng.

Surviving Breast Cancer: A 3-year Prospective Follow-up Study of Psychosocial, Neuroendocrine and Disease Outcomes, and their Relationships with Meaning Reconstruction among Chinese Patients. 2006-2008. (Funded by Hong Kong Cancer Fund). ). Principle Investigator: Professor Cecilia L.W. Chan.