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Achievements in the General Research Fund and Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme (2021/22 Exercise)

Updated on July 13, 2021 (Tue)

The Research Grants Council (RGC) has announced the results for the General Research Fund (GRF) and Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme (HSSPFS) exercises for 2021/22. Congratulations to all our colleagues who have been successful in this year's exercises!


The lists of successful GRF and HSSPFS projects are as follows:



Dr Gaowei Chen, Associate Professor, Academic Unit of Human Communication, Development, and Information Sciences (CDIS)

A Video-Visualization Online Professional Development Approach for Teachers: Promoting Productive Classroom Talk and Student Learning


Dr Jessica Leung, Assistant Professor, Academic Unit of Teacher Education and Learning Leadership (TELL)

A practice turn in learning about science: Promoting the use and perceived value of nature of science understanding in evaluating socioscientific news


Dr Yuen Yi Lo, Associate Dean (Learning & Teaching); Associate Professor, TELL

Conceptualising assessment literacy of teachers in Content and Language Integrated Learning programmes


Dr Guang Ouyang, Assistant Professor, CDIS

Developing an EEG-based Instantaneous Neural Feedback System for Neuroadaptive Research


Professor Nirmala Rao, Chair Professor of Child Development and Education, CDIS

Enhancing Early Childhood Development in China and India:   Understanding the Contributions of Maternal Education and Policy Variations 


Dr Shelley Tong, Associate Professor, CDIS

Neurophysiological and Behavioural Metalinguistic Correlates of Reading Comprehension Development and Difficulties in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children: A Three-year Longitudinal Study


Professor Edwin Yiu, Professor, CDIS

Comparing the use of whole body vibration and localized neck vibration for teachers to prevent and alleviate vocal fatigue: Green Voice Gymnastic Program


Dr Xiao Zhang, Associate Professor, CDIS

The Longitudinal Interplay between Mother-child and Father-child Numeracy Activities and Young Children's Symbolic and Nonsymbolic Number Skills



Professor David Carless, Professor & Unit Head, Academic Unit of Social Contexts and Policies of Education

Feedback literacy for lifelong learning: new pathways for research and practice