30 November, 2013
The Liberal Art University in Hong Kong
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Two Lingnan academics have successfully applied for three grants totalling more than $1.1 million in the 2013/14 first round exercise of the new Public Policy Research (PPR) Funding Scheme managed by the Central Policy Unit, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

The three funded projects are “A Study on the Preferences and Feasibility of Optional Retirement in Hong Kong: A Human Resource Management Perspective” and “Retirement Planning for Pre-retiree in Hong Kong” by Prof Alfred Chan Cheung-ming of the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, as well as “The Governing System of Pre-1997 Hong Kong: Archival Study of Selected Policies/Events” by Prof Li Pang-kwong of the Department of Political Science.

In terms of the number of successful applications, both Lingnan and the University of Hong Kong came second in this PPR funding exercise.