Research Seminars 2012-2013

2012-13 APSS Faculty/Student Research Seminar Series


Semester 2

12 Aug 2013 (Thu) 
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm 

An emerging social movement in China: Frames and activists in dog-rescue actions

Mr Guo Longpeng 
(MPhil Program)


1 Aug 2013 (Thu) 
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm 

Developing a measure of financial decision making in the elderly: A Clinical Approach

Miss Serranilla Mary Grace Martin 
(PhD Program) 


23 July 2013 (Tue) 
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Parenting interventions for preventing child problem behaviour: 
For whom, where and why do they work? 

Prof. Frances Gardner 
University of Oxford 


29 May 2013 (Wed) 
10:30 am – 12:00 noon 

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of literacy intervention program on enhancing school outcomes for secondary students with dyslexia and specific reading and writing difficulties in Hong Kong

Miss Tam Oi Lan 
(MPhil Program) 


28 May 2013 (Tue) 
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm 

How does social cynicism affect psychological functioning? The mediating role of negativity bias in attention and memory

Mr Ng Chi Kit Jacky 
(MPhil Program) 


24 May 2013 (Fri) 
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm 

Reflections on initial findings: Discourses of urban development in Mainland China

Miss Li Ni 
(MPhil Program) 


24 April 2013 (Wed) 
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm 

Differential Outcomes of Social Inhibition in Development: Interaction between Child Temperament and Maternal Parenting

Mr Luke Yeung Felix 
(PhD Program) 


11 April 2013 (Thur) 
10:00 am – 11:30 am 

Liberation of women and domestic labour in the Great Leap Forward in rural China

Ms Liu Ya 
(PhD Program) 


26 Mar 2013 (Tue) 
9:00 am – 10:30 am 

Positive youth development program and economically disadvantaged adolescents in Hong Kong 

Miss Chak Lai Yan Yammy 
(PhD Program) 


8 Mar 2013 (Fri) 
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm 

Reflections on initial findings: Life experience of migrant women in post-reform China upon their return

Miss Han Yuchen 
(PhD Program)    


7 Mar 2013 (Thur) 
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm 

The power to change: Construction workers’ struggle in post-reform China

Mr Liang Zicun 
(PhD Program) 


1 Mar 13 (Fri) 
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm 

Enhancing inclusiveness and cultural competence in culturally diverse settings

Prof. Anita Mak 
University of Canberra, Australia 


28 Feb 13 (Thur) 
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm 

Labour power and organization of production: A study of garment workers in the Yangtze River Delta Region

Miss Fan Lulu 
(PhD Program) 


Semester 1


14 Dec 2012 (Fri) 
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm 

Social Design: A few notes about how design is becoming another Applied Social Science

Professor Ilpo Koskinen 
Aalto University, Finland 


8 Nov 2012 (Thur) 
12:00 noon – 1:30 pm 

Capital flow to countryside: agrarian change and rice production in China    

Miss Chen Yiyuan 
(PhD Program) 


11 – 13 Oct 2012    

Postgraduate Students Conference 2012: 
Global New Social Activism 

Emeritus Prof Henry Bernstein 
SOAS, University of London