Transdisciplinary Student Research

In implementing the University’s strategic focus around interdisciplinarity and fostering students’ research skills, Common Core has supported various student research projects through the Transdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Initiative and exchanges.

2021-2022 Academic Year

General Transdisciplinary Research Themes

2021-22 Round 1 Research ProjectsStudentsFaculty Mentors
Effect of covid-19 on global marketingKhyati GuptaDr Michael Jia
Faculty of Business and Economics
Playful patriotism on bilibili: How state persuasion machine adapts to and interacts with teenagers’ culture in ChinaRui Jie Rachel Liu (Lead)
Ya Qi Jin
Dr King-wa Fu
Journalism and Media Studies Centre
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Analysis of the Economic and Social Origin of China’s Street-stall Economy and Development in Post-COVID-19 EraHeqi CaiDr Maurice Tse
Faculty of Business and Economics
Hong Kong Universities: Re-imagining Spaces for DialogueEricka Anne RegaladoDr Jaspal Singh
School of English
Faculty of Arts
Views by Ch’ing China on India: From Buddhist Barbarian to British BarbarianCheuk Him LeeProf So Cho Wai
School of Chinese
Faculty of Arts
Exploring the mechanisms of Chinese zero pronoun interpretation and production in human and computer processing: Focusing on the role of topichoodSuet Ying Eliza LamDr Heeju Hwang
Department of Linguistics
Faculty of Arts
Hard-determinism on the meaning of Historical studies and educationShing Hei Alfred KamProf Gray Kochhar-Lindgren
Common Core

Critical Zones: Gender, Cities, and Well-Being

2021-22 Round 1 Research ProjectsStudentsFaculty Mentors
Folk Arts: An exploratory study into self-expression and traditional arts revitalizationEeshaane Shandilya (Lead)
Aastha Gaur Vaishali
Ranbir Rathi
Van Kie Liew

Dr Kathleen Wyma
Department of Art History
Faculty of Arts

Understanding the Underrepresentation of Women in STEM in Hong KongAnshika Rajiv (Lead)
Sze Nga Chan

Dr Caroline Dingle
School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Science

Consumer Behavior Modeling of Adoption of Alternative Food Delivery PackagingZheng Trista ZhangProf Gray Kochhar-Lindgren
Common Core
Exploring the Spiritual Well-being of Medical Students’ Lives: A Mixed-method StudyLok Yi Mandy Yuen

Dr. Julie Yun CHEN
Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care
Dr. Harry Yi-Jui WU
Medical Ethics and Humanities Unit

From Fast Fashion to Eco-Fashion: Science and StyleSarah Khan

Dr Karen Laidler
Department of Sociology
Faculty of Social Sciences

Enjoy1001: Sex education website and sex-related survey researchYue Moanna Tang (Lead)
Jiayi Zheng
Ding Wang
Prof Petula S.Y.Ho
Department of Social Work and Social Administration
Faculty of Social Sciences
Ample somatic gene sequence sample generation for variant-calling deep neural network trainingJieran SunDr Ruibang Luo
Department of Computer Science
Faculty of Engineering
Philosophical Fragments of Environmental EducationSing Yuen Hecate FongProf Gray Kochhar-Lindgren
Common Core
Young adults’ perspectives, acceptance, hesitancy and suggestion regarding the COVID-19 vaccine uptake in Hong KongSiu Wah Alan Yau

Dr Pauline Po Ling Luk
Bau Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education
LKS Faculty of Medicine

Girlguiding around the World -achieve gender equality togetherKa Ying Tiara LauDr Tracy Zhou
Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

2020-2021 Academic Year

Universitas 21 RISE (Real Impact on Society and Environment) Competition

2020-21 Research ProjectsStudents
Catering CareYan Ping
Sammie Ng
Wai Yiu Ryan Hoi
Yi Lam Yvonne Hui
On Ni Lui
Ching Ho Wong
Hoi Shan Kwong
Art ApartAlya Prasad
Di Heng
Tsev Siddhant
Darpan Ningoo
Priscilla Fong
Benjamin Harris
Elicia Neo

2019-2020 Academic Year

HKU-Utrecht The More-Than-Human-City Global Research-In-Action Lab

Facilitators:
Prof Gray Kochhar-Lindgren, Common Core, The University of Hong Kong
Dr Rick Dolphijn, Department of Comparative Literature, Universiteit Utrecht

2019-20 Research ProjectsStudents
TransPortalJeroen Spieker (UU)
Julian Pallinger (HKU)
Wesley She (HKU)
Sophie van der Leij (UU)
Zhang Zheng (HKU
PlastiCITYAisha Wahab (HKU)
Ka Ming Sze (HKU)
Muriel Motaleb (UU)
Myrthe Hemker (UU)
Wietske Wijnja (UU)
No Strings AttachedMarjolein Marzacu (UU)
Mel, Xing Ju (HKU)
Phoenix Chiu (HKU)
Simon Remijn (UU)
Utso Roy (HKU)
An Everchanging RiddleAnouk Jorna (UU)
Daniel van Wyngaarden (UU)
Katie, Chow Tsz Yan (HKU)
Richita Kudlamath (HKU)
Sofie van Dorst (UU)

Universitas 21 RISE (Real Impact on Society and Environment) Competition

2019-20 Research ProjectsStudents
The Eczema Eradication Project (TEEP)Harrison Li
Alan Yau
Vincent Chu
Joann Ng
Keshia Kung
Rosy You

2018-2019 Academic Year

HKU-Utrecht The More-Than-Human-City Global Research-In-Action Lab

Facilitators:
Prof Gray Kochhar-Lindgren, Common Core, The University of Hong Kong
Dr Rick Dolphijn, Department of Comparative Literature, Universiteit Utrecht

2018-19 Research ProjectsStudents
Hidden in Plain SightAlex Cheng (HKU: Governments and Law)
Aicha Dijkshoorn (UU: Neuroscience & Cognition)
Michiel Hekkens (UU: Philosophy)
Margot Hoogerwerf (UU: Cultural History)
Trixie Tsang (HKU: Medicine)
Untitled: BoundariesHester Xiao (HKU: Psychology, Philosophy, and Statistics
Yuhe She (HKU: Psychology and Finance)
Lien Gillisjans (UU: Language & Cultural Studies, Conflict Studies)
Christoph Kruger (UU: Global Sustainability Science)
Jason Vassiliy (HKU: History and German)
(Non) Human IntentionsDaniil Scheifes (UU: Environmental Sciences and Philosophy)
Stella Aalderink (UU: International Relations and Conflict Studies)
Parmeet Kaur (HKU: Law)
Tran Ngoc Chau (HKU: Biochemistry)
Kuen Yiu Nelson Hui (HKU: Civil Engineering)
[Un[human]imal]Laura Derks (UU: Veterinary Medicine)
Lai Man-Kit Edmund (HKU: Fine Arts)
Illa Carrion Braakman (UU: Child Psychology and Linguistics)
Anouck Fietje (UU: Social Psychology)
Win-Lai-Lai (HKU: Psychology and Education)