Dr. CHUI Wing Tak, Ernest

Dr Ernest Chui, PhD, EdD, RSW is Associate Professor at the Department of Social Work and Social Administration and former Director of the Sau Po Center on Ageing of The University of Hong Kong. His teaching and research interests cover social work education, social policy, elderly welfare, urban development, housing, and community work. His publications can be found in academic journals like Social Work Education, International Journal of Social Welfare, Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development, Community Development Journal, Housing Theory & Society, Australasian Journal on Ageing, Habitat International. He is the editorial board member for Aging International, Asian Journal of Social Policy and Asian Journal of Social Policy, and invited reviewer for Australian Social Work, Journal of Social Work, International Journal of Social Welfare, and International Journal of Sociology of the Family. He is a board member of Society for Community Organization and serves as advisors for Caritas Hong Kong, Hong Kong Society for the Aged and Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service Hong Kong. He has completed major studies commissioned by the Hong Kong Government on residential care and community care for elderly and Elderly Service Program Plan commissioned by the government.

(1) Meng Sha Luo and Ernest Wing Tak Chui. (2018) gender division of household Labor in China: Cohort analysis in life course patterns. Journal of Family Issues. published online May 21, 2018 https://doi.org/10.1177/0192513X18776457
(2) Yuan Yuan Fu, Ernest Wing-tak Chui, Chi Kin Law, Xin Yi Zhao & Vivian Wei Qun Lou (2018) An exploration of older people’s willingness to pay for community care vouchers in Hong Kong, Journal of Aging & Social Policy,DOI:10.1080/08959420.2018.1467157
(3) Yean Wang, Dongping Qiao, Ernest Chui (2018) Student engagement matters: A self-determination perspective on Chinese MSW students’ perceived competence after practice learning, The British Journal of Social Work, 48(3), 1 April 2018, Pages 787-807, https://doi-org.eproxy2.lib.hku.hk/10.1093/bjsw/bcx015
(4) Zhang, H., Wang, Y., Liu, Z. and Chui, EWT. (2018) A quasi-trial investigation of an in-service training to improve social workers’ professional competence in China. Research on Social Work Practice. First Published March 19, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049731518757917
(5) Jiang, H.Y., Xu, Y.B., Wang, Y. and Chui, E. (2017) Professional Identity and Turnover Intentions of Social Workers in Beijing, China: The Roles of Job Satisfaction and Agency Type. International Social Work.
(1) Labour and Welfare Bureau, Rehabilitation Advisory Committee. HKSAR Government. Working Group in Rehabilitation Program Plan. Member, 2017-19
(2) Social Welfare Department, HKSAR Government. Working Group in Review of Residential Care Home Ordinance. Member, 2017-19
(3) Society for Community Organization, Board Member since 1989; Honorary Secretary 1993-2011.
(4) Hong Kong Caritas Social Work Committee Honorary Consultant since 2007.
(1) (2017) Information and communication technologies-based services for old people adopting long-distance caregiving in Hong Kong: The intention behavior and future strategies. The University of Hong Kong University Research Committee Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research ($44,320)
(2) (2016) Age friendly city – comparative study on Hong Kong, Beijing, Shenzhen and Kobe. The University of Hong Kong University Research Committee Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research ($34,490)
(3) (2015) Caritas Hong Kong Social Service. ($195,000) Consultancy Study on Baseline Research on Sustainable Community Development (SCD) Programmes in Caritas Community Centres.
(4) (2014) HKSAR Government Labour and Welfare Bureau Consultancy Services for Formulating an Elderly Services Programme Plan
(5) (2014) HKSAR Government Labour and Welfare Bureau Consultancy Services for Studying the Feasibility of Introducing a Voucher Scheme on Residential Care Service for the Elderly