Dr. Cheryl Hiu-kwan CHUI

Dr. Chui is a researcher and registered social worker with an interdisciplinary background in International Development Studies. Her professional and research experience focused on the intersection between social policies, third sector, and the well-being of vulnerable population groups. Collaborating closely with local and international nonprofits, Dr. Chui emphasizes community-level, and empowerment-based cross-sector responses to social challenges. Her current research focuses on social entrepreneurship and social enterprise development, social inclusion and age-friendly cities. Dr Chui is also co-investigator to several external competitive grants and government-commissioned projects, and actively publishes in international peer-reviewed journals.

  • Room no. CJT - 525
  • E: chkchui@hku.hk
  • T: (852) 39177310
  • Position: Assistant Professor
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Chui, C. H. K., & Chan, C. H. (2019). The role of technology in reconfiguring volunteer management in nonprofits in Hong Kong: benefits and discontents. Nonprofit Management & Leadership, 1-23. doi: 10.1002/nml.21369
Chui, C. H. K., Chan, O. F., Tang, J. Y. M., & Lum, T. Y. S. (2019). Fostering civic awareness and participation among older adults in Hong Kong: An empowerment-based participatory photo-voice training model. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 1-18. doi: 10.1177/0733464819838448
Chan, C. H., Chui, C. H. K., Chan, S. T., & Yip, P. S. F. (2019). The role of Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund in fostering social entrepreneurship in Hong Kong: A study on public policy innovation. Social Policy & Administration, 1-17. doi: 10.1111/spol.12524
Chui, C. H. K., Tang, J. Y. M., Kwan, C. M. L., Chan, O. F., Tse, M., Chiu, R. L. H., Lou, V. W. Q., Chau, P. P. H., Leung, A. Y. M., & Lum, T. Y. S. (2018). Older adults’ perceptions of age-friendliness in Hong Kong. The Gerontologist, 59(3), 549-558. doi:10.1093/geront/gny052
Chui, C. H. K., Shum, H. Y. M., & Lum, T. Y S. (2018). Work integration social enterprises as vessels of empowerment? Perspectives from employees. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development, 29(2), 133-148. doi:10.1080/02185385.2018.1538899
Consulting member, Caritas Mok Cheung Sui Kun Community Centre,Hong Kong
Co-I : Ethnic Identity Development for Psychological Resilience in Yi Orphaned Adolescents: Peer Socialisation in Rural China School Settings ; Funding: Research Grant Council- GRF (HK$491,981) ; Period/Status: Ongoing
PI : Intergenerational Support to Ageing Parents: Perspectives from Ethnic Minority and Chinese Youths in Hong Kong; Funding: Seed Fund for Basic Research, HKU (HK$127,167) ; Period/Status: Ongoing
Co-I : A 1-Year Outcome Study of Residents in the Senior Citizen Residence Scheme; Funding: Hong Kong Housing Society (HK$1,083,667); Period/Status: Ongoing
Co-I : Acculturation and Needs Assessment of Elderly Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong: A Qualitative Study; Hong Kong Equal Opportunities Commission (HK$49,898); Period/Status: Ongoing
Co-I : Studies of Intergeneration Living and Social Enterprises in Hong Kong; Funding: Hong Kong Housing Society (HK$192,000); Period/Status: Completed
Co-I : A Study on Family Impact Assessment in Hong Kong: A Checklist Approach; Funding: Family Council, Central Policy Unit, HKSAR Government (HK$1,360,000); Period/Status: Completed