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CUHK shines in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018 – Nursing
The Nethersole School of Nursing ranks 3rd in Asia (29th in the world)
No. 1 in Hong Kong

External Grants & Awards

external grants research awards

Some Selected External Grants Recently Received

Funding Body Principal Investigator Project Title Project Period
Health Care and Promotion Scheme Prof. LI W.C. Polly Promoting brain health among people with suboptimal cognitive functioning in Hong Kong: a brain vitality enhancement program 2018-2020
Health Care and Promotion Scheme Prof. WONG C.L. Jojo A community health worker-led multimedia intervention to increase cervical cancer screening uptake among South Asians women: A randomized controlled trial 2018-2020
Health Care and Promotion Scheme  Dr. LO H.S. Suzanne “COMBO-KEY” (Coaching Ongoing Momentum Building On stroKe rEcovery journeY – a home visiting and phone coaching programme to promote stroke survivors’ recovery: a territory-wide project 2018-2020
Health Care and Promotion Scheme Prof. SO W.K. Winnie Effect of a family-based multimedia intervention on the uptake of colorectal cancer screening among South Asian older adults in Hong Kong: A randomised control trial 2018-2020
General Research Fund (GRF) Prof. LEUNG Y.P. Doris Effects of a video-supported nurse-led advance care planning on end-of-life decision making among frail geriatric patients: A pragmatic randomized controlled trial 2018 - 2020
General Research Fund (GRF) - Early Career Scheme (ECS) Prof. LI W.C. Polly The effects of a modelling-based narrative intervention on care-seeking behavioural intention and prehospital care-seeking delay in patients with acute myocardial infarction. 2018 - 2020
General Research Fund (GRF) Prof. CHAIR S.Y. A theory-based educational program to improve the cardiovascular health among Hong Kong Chinese post-menopausal women 2018 - 2020
General Research Fund (GRF) Prof. YU S.F. Doris Unravelling positive aspects of caregiving in dementia: an integration of the Transactional Stress and Coping Model and the Meaning Making Model 2018 - 2020
General Research Fund (GRF) Prof. CHAN Y.L. Helen Effects of a Motivational Interviewing Tailored Programme for Promoting Advance Care Planning Behaviours among Patients with Palliative Care Needs: A Randomised Controlled Trial 2018 - 2020
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Prof. CHAU P.C. Janita The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a virtual multidisciplinary stroke care clinic for community-dwelling stroke survivors and caregivers: A randomised controlled trial 2018 - 2020
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Prof. CHAIR S.Y. The cost-effectiveness and effects of a music-paced physical activity intervention on clinical outcomes and physical activity maintenance of post-cardiac rehabilitation patients with coronary heart disease 2017 - 2020
Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant for 2016-19 Triennium  Prof. CHAU P.C. Janita The use of simulation-based learning in building gerontology students’ capability in interprofessional collaborative practice 2018 - 2019
Micro-Module Courseware Development Grant Schemes (MMCDGS) Dr. LO W.S. Sally Interactive Micro-Modules for Gerontology Students 2018
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Prof. YU S.F. Doris The effectiveness of strength-based intervention on demented elderly in community  2018
Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant for 2016-19 Triennium  Prof. CHOW K.M. Innovative mobile app by nursing students to implement community health education 2017 - 2019
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Prof. CHAN Y.L. Helen Effects of a structured advance care planning guide among patients with advanced illness in hospital care settings: a stepped-wedge cluster randomised controlled trial 2017 - 2019
Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant (TDLEG) for 2016-19 Triennium Prof. CHOW K.M. Understanding the academic pathways and experiences of sub-degree transfer students 2017 - 2019
Professor Ida Martinson Project Fund Ms. KWOK Y.Y. Jojo A cross-regional study comparing symptom prevalence, severity and health-related quality of life among people with Parkinson’s disease in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Thailand 2017 - 2019
Pneumoconiosis Compensation Fund Board Prof. WONG C.L. Jojo Development of multimedia educational intervention to promote pneumoconiosis prevention among South Asian construction workers in Hong Kong 2017 - 2019
General Research Fund (GRF) Prof. YU S.F. Doris The effects of a strengths-based intervention based on salutogenic model on sense of coherence, coping, psychological status and health-related quality of life of family caregivers of persons with dementia 2017 - 2019
Community Investment and Inclusion Fund Prof. CHAIR S.Y. ABCD - Fu Shin community asset networks for ageing in place 2017 - 2019
Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant (TDLEG) for 2016-19 Triennium Prof. CHAU P.C. Janita Enriching baccalaureate nursing students’ higher order thinking skills: Development of a technology-enhanced enquiry-based learning program on management of intravenous therapies 2017 - 2019
Micro-Module Courseware Development Grant Schemes (MMCDGS) Prof. WONG C.L. Jojo Meeting safety needs through virtual reality apps 2017 - 2018
Micro-Module Courseware Development Grant Schemes (MMCDGS) Dr. HUNG M.W. Philip Micro-modules for interactive learning and flipped classroom learning of physiology 2017 - 2018
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Ms. CHAN N.S. Dorothy Development of an explanatory model to explore the cervical cancer screening behavior of ethnic minority women 2017 - 2018
Quality Education Fund (QEF) Prof. SIT W.H. Janet Enhancing psychological resilience to manage difficulties positively and to promote the mental health of junior secondary school student: a pilot study 2017 - 2018
General Research Fund (GRF) Prof. CHOW K.M. A practice model to enhance the provision of nursing care to manage sexual functioning in gynaecological cancer patients in Hong Kong 2017 - 2018
Public Policy Research Funding Scheme Prof. CHAN Y.L. Helen A study on the development of palliative and end-of-life care services in Hong Kong 2017
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Prof. WAYE M.Y. Mary Genetic study of the SNARE gene family in Hong Kong Chinese with bipolar disorder 2016 - 2018
Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant (TDLEG) for 2016-19 Triennium Prof. CHAN W.H. Carmen Promoting Active Learning Strategies in Classroom Teaching for Undergraduate Nursing Students and Teachers 2016 - 2018
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Prof. YU S.F. Doris Enhancing the self-care of Chinese patients with chronic heart failure: Does an empowerment based educational mdoel make a difference? 2016 - 2018
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Prof. CHOW K.M. A randomized controlled trial of psycho-educational interventions for reducing uncertainty and anxiety, and improving sexual functioning among gynecological cancer patients in Hong Kong 2016 - 2018
Pneumoconiosis Compensation Fund Board Prof. CHAN W.H. Carmen Profiling of the silica-induced pro-inflammatory molecular events in macrophages using the RNA-Seq approach 2016 - 2018
General Research Fund (GRF) Prof. CHAN W.H. Carmen Developing a conceptual model to predict the acceptance and completion of advance directives in the Chinese community in Hong Kong: A population-based survey 2016 - 2017
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Prof. LEUNG Y.P. Doris Measuring self-efficacy for caregiving of caregivers of patients with palliative care needs: Validation of the Caregiver Inventory 2016 - 2017
Health Care and Promotion Fund Prof. CHAN Y.L. Helen Development of micro-movies to empower senior citizens in advance care planning 2016 - 2017
Pneumoconiosis Compensation Fund Board Prof. CHENG H.Y. Comprehensive risk assessment of people with silicosis: A population-based study 2016 - 2017
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Prof. WAYE M.Y. Mary Association study of susceptibility genes in Wnt signaling pathway with attempted suicide 2015-2017
General Research Fund (GRF) Prof. CHAU P.C. Janita A longitudinal examination of the association between nurse staffing levels, the practice environment and nurse-sensitive patient outcomes in hospitals 2015 - 2017
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Prof. YU S.F. Doris The effects of an activity-based lifestyle intervention on moderate sleep complaints among older adults: A sequential mixed method study 2015 - 2017
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Prof. CHAN W.K. Aileen Evaluation of the effectiveness of tai chi versus brisk walking in reducing cardiovascular risk factors: A randomized controlled trial 2015 - 2017
Health Care Promotion Fund (HMRF) Prof. YU S.F. Doris Creating a path to healthy and productive aging using information and communication technology (ICT) 2015 - 2017
Health Care Promotion Fund Prof. SO K.W. Winnie Development of multimedia interventions to promote breast cancer prevention among South Asia women in Hong Kong. Health Care Promotion Fund 2015 - 2017
Children's Cancer Foundation Prof. CHAN W.H. Carmen Exploration of the palliative care needs of paediatric cancer patients and their families 2015 - 2016
General Research Fund (GRF) Prof. YU S.F. Doris Model predicting health outcomes of family caregivers of Chinese dementia sufferers: A sequential explanatory mixed method study 2014 - 2015
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Prof. CHAN Y.L. Helen A community-based advance care planning programme to improve end-of-life care in patients with advanced disease: A mixed-method approach 2014 - 2016
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Prof. LEE T.F. Diana Evaluation on the implementation of respiratory protection measures among health care workers and visitors in residential care homes for the elderly (RCHEs) 2014 - 2015
AIDS Trust Fund Prof. CHAIR S.Y. To fight against HIV among non-Chinese Asians 2014 - 2015
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust Prof. LEE T.F. Diana Evaluation of CADENZA Community Project: Brain Health Mobile Vehicle for People with Dementia and Family Carers In Collaboration with St. James's Settlement 2013 - 2016
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust Prof. LEE T.F. Diana Development and Pilot Evaluation of a Night-Time Care Protocol for Residential Care Homes 2013 - 2015
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Prof. WONG M.L. Eliza A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effectiveness of a Home-based Interactive e-Health Educational Intervention for Middle-aged Adults in Improving Total Exercise, Adherence Rate, Exercise Efficacy and Outcomes 2013 - 2015
Children's Cancer Foundation Prof. CHAN Y.L. Helen Feasibility and effects of a structured web-based support group for adolescents with cancer: A pilot study 2013 - 2014
Health Care and Promotion Fund Dr. LAM L.W. Promoting the health of adults with intellectual disabilities 2013 - 2014
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Prof. YU S.F. Doris Predictors of self-care among older Chinese people with chronic heart failure 2012 - 2014
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Prof. SIT W.H. Janet The Effect of a Health Empowerment Intervention for Stroke Self-Management (HEISS) on Self-Management Behaviour and Health Outcomes Among Stroke Rehabilitation Patients 2012 - 2014
Research Grants Council Public Policy Research Funding Scheme Prof. SO K.W. Winnie Perspectives on cancer preventive services for ethnic minorities: implications for service needs and utilisation 2012 - 2014
Hospital Authority Prof. LEE T.F. Diana An Evaluation of the Impacts of 'Virtual Wards' on Frail patients Receiving Community Nursing Service at Home: A Case-based Mixed-method Approach 2012 - 2014
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Prof. SO K.W. Winnie Perceived Supportive-care Needs and Their Mediating Effects on the Quality of Life among Head and Neck Cancer Survivors 2012 - 2013
The Innovation and Technology Fund Prof. CHAU P.C. Janita ASTRI Tele-care System (ATS) 2010 - 2011
Health Care and Promotion Fund Prof. CHAN W.H. Carmen Health Promotion Package for People Suffering from Life-limiting Disease 2009 - 2011
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Prof. CHAN W.H. Carmen A Survey on Health Status of Childhood Cancer Survivors 2009 - 2010
Hospital Authority Prof. LEE T.F. Diana Study on the Review of Clinical Nursing Career Structure 2009 - 2010
Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust Prof. YU S.F. Doris Jockey Club home based nursing service for older people with chronic heart failure and their families 2008 - 2010
Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust Prof. YU S.F. Doris Relieving insomnia in Chinese community-dwelling older people: the effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy 2008 - 2010
Health Care and Promotion Fund Prof. IP W.Y. "Growing in Happiness" Mental Health Promotion Programme for Children with Mentally Ill Parent(s) 2008 - 2010
Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) Prof. CHAIR S.Y. The effect of motivational interviewing on the clinical outcomes, psychological outcomes and health-related Ouality of Life of cardiac rehabilitation clients with poor motivation 2007 - 2010

 
Some Selected External Awards Recently Received

Year Awarding Body Award Awardee(s) at School
2018 2018 Scientific Meeting, Hong Kong College of Gerontology Nursing Outstanding Paper Award Prof LEE F.K. Iris
2017 American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses(ASPAN)’s 36th National Conference 2017 Mary Hanna Memorial Journalism Award Dr. CHAN S.M. Conny
2017 The 3rd Asian Oncology Nursing Society Conference Asian Oncology Nursing Society Scholarship Award Ms. CHAN N.S. Dorothy
2017 The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) ACU Titular Fellowships 2017 – Hong Kong Jockey Club Fellowship Prof. CHAN Y.L. Helen
2017 The International Society of Advance Care Planning and End of Life Care Conference Best Poster Award Prof. CHAN Y.L. Helen
2017 The 13th International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation (ICCEC) Best Poster Award Prof. CHAN Y.L. Helen
2017 Teaching and Learning Innovation Expo 2017 Poster Commendation Award Prof. CHAU P.C. Janita
2017 Complementary Therapies in Medicine Early Career Researcher Award (Runner-up) Ms. KWOK Y.Y. Jojo
(Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Student) 
2017 Hong Kong College of Gerontology Nursing Scientific Paper Award Prof. LEE F.K. Iris
2017 24th Annual Congress of Gerontology, Hong Kong Association of Gerontology Outstanding Paper Award Dr. LO H.S. Suzanne
2017 South East Asia Breast Cancer Symposium 2017 Best Poster Award (1st Prize) for Clinical and Basic Research Prof. SO K.W. Winnie
2017 South East Asia Breast Cancer Symposium 2017 Best Poster Award (2nd Prize) for Social Science Research Prof. SO K.W. Winnie  
2017 Hong Kong Society of Behavioral Health Excellent Doctoral Dissertation in Behavioral Health Award Dr. WANG Qun
2016 Sixth Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference and First Colloquium on Chronic Illness Care Best Student Poster Presentation Award Ms. CHAN N.S. Dorothy
2016 The 8th Cardiovascular Nursing & Nurse Practitioners Meeting Best Poster Presentation Prof. CHAIR S.Y.
2016 CUHK Teaching and Learning Innovation Expo 2016 Best Poster Presentation Award Prof. CHAU P.C. Janita
2016 6th Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference & 1st Colloquium on Chronic Illness Care Best Poster Presentation Award Prof. CHENG H.Y. Apple
2016 Hong Kong College of Gerontology Nursing Scientific Paper Award Prof. LEE K.F. Iris
2016 6th Asian Preventive Cardiology & Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference Cum 10th Certificate Course in Cardiac Rehabilitation Best Paper Awards Prof. LEUNG Y.P. Doris
2016 6th Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference & 1st Colloquium on Chronic Illness Care Best Oral Presentation Award Prof. LI W.C. Polly
2016 Sixth Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference and First Colloquium on Chronic Illness Care Best Student Poster Presentation Award Ms. LO H.S. Suzanne
2016 6th Asian Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference Best Paper Award in Preventive Cardiology Prof. SIT W.H. Janet
2016 6th Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference & 1st Colloquium on Chronic Illness Care Best Oral Presentation Award Prof. SIT W.H. Janet
2016 International Conference on Optimizing Healthcare Quality: Teamwork in Education, Research and Practice, Chiang Mai, Thailand Outstanding Oral Presentation Award Prof. SO K.W. Winnie
2016 Sixth Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference and First Colloquium on Chronic Illness Care Best Student Poster Presentation Award Ms. TANG P.Y. Winnie
2015 2nd Cardiac Nursing Conference Best Oral Presentation Award Prof. LI W.C. Polly
2015 American Heart Association Martha N. Hill New Investigator Award Finalist Prof. LI W.C. Polly
2014 Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Excellence in Research Award Prof. CHAN W.H. Carmen
2014 CUHK Teaching and Learning Innovation Expo 2014 Best Poster Presentation Award Prof. CHAU P.C. Janita
Ms. LO H.S. Suzanne
2013 Knowledge Transfer Office, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Awards of Excellence in Social Engagement - Achievement Award Prof. CHAIR S.Y.
2013 Knowledge Transfer Office, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Awards of Excellence in Social Engagement - Best Impact Award Prof. YU S.F. Doris
2013 The 20th Hong Kong International Cancer Congress Young Investigator Award Prof. CHOW K.M.
2013 Hong Kong College of Gerontology Nursing 8th Scientific Meeting Outstanding Paper Award Dr. LAW P.K. Noble
2012 HKAG 19th Annual Congress of Gerontology Outstanding Paper Presentation Award Prof. CHAN W.K. Aileen
2012 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Seoul, Korea Best Poster Award Prof. WONG M.L. Eliza
Prof. LEUNG Y.P. Doris
Prof. CHAIR S.Y.
Prof. ​SIT W.H. Janet
2012 19th Annual Congress of The Hong Kong Association of Gerontology Outstanding Paper Presentation Prof. CHAN Y.L. Helen
2012 The 19th Hong Kong International Cancer Congress Young Investigator Award Prof. CHAN Y.L. Helen
2012 Hong Kong College of Gerontology Nursing Scientific Paper Award, 7th Scientific Meeting CUM 16th AGM Prof. CHAN Y.L. Helen
2012 Hong Kong College of Gerontology Nursing 6th Scientific Meeting cum 15th AGM” Outstanding Paper Award Prof. LEE F.K. Iris
2011 American Pain Society Young Investigator Award Dr. WONG C.L. Jojo
2011 Hong Kong Association of Gerontology The 8th World Congress on Long Term Care in Chinese Communities and Asian Ageing Development Conference, Hong Kong Outstanding Paper Presentation awarded Prof. LEUNG Y.P. Doris
2010 The 18th Annual Congress of Gerontology, Hong Kong Association of Gerontology Outstanding Paper Presentation Prof. LEUNG Y.P. Doris
2009 2009 Tung Wah Eastern Hospital Continuous Quality Improvement Symposium Best Paper Award Prof. CHAIR S.Y.
2009 HKEC Symposium on Community Engagement IV: “Healthy Community: We can make a difference” Best Paper Award Prof. CHAIR S.Y.
2007 British Journal of Cardiac Nursing and British Association for Nursing in Cardiac Care
  • First Prize of Excellence or Innovation in Acute or Critical Care
  • Third Prize of Excellence or Innovation in Cardiac Intervention or surgery
Prof. CHAIR S.Y.
2007 Food and Health Bureau, HKSAR Government Excellent Research Award Prof. LEE T.F. Diana
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