Grants and Awards


2015/16 – Multimodal connectedness, media multiplexity and psychological well-being: A lifespan perspective on the impact of interpersonal communication technologies on quality of life (HK$80,000 – CUHK Direct Grant)

2014/15 – The role of ethnic identification in the linguistic intergroup bias: Examining how stereotypical attitudes towards Mainland Chinese by Hong Kongers are manifested through language (HK$30,000 – C-Centre, School of Journalism & Communication, CUHK))

2013/16 – The use of social media for political and civic engagement: A study of Hong Kong citizens (HK$298,000 – RGC Early Career Grant)

2013/14 – Multiple uses. Diverse effects? The impact of mobile phone usage on social capital and subjective well-being (HK$40,000 – CUHK Direct Grant)



2013 – Top 3 Faculty Paper, International Communication Division, AEJMC

2011 – Best Research Paper, Political Communication Interest Group, AEJMC

2011 – Top 3 Student Paper, International Communication Division, AEJMC