Funded Research Projects and Scholarly Publications


Funded Research Projects

PolyU SPEED has successfully secured funding of HKD2.45 million under Research Grant Council’s (RGC) Institutional Development Scheme (IDS) of the Competitive Research Funding Schemes for the Local Self-financing Degree Sector (SF) in 2018/19 to establish the Centre for Ageing and Healthcare Management Research (CAHMR) [Ref. no.: UGC/IDS24/18].  In 2019/20, RGC has granted funding of around HKD2 million under the Research Infrastructure Grant of SF-IDS to PolyU SPEED to set up the Research Centre for Advanced Design, Materials and Manufacturing Technologies (RCADMM) [Ref. no.: UGC/IDS(R)24/19].

Our academic colleagues have participated in various externally and internally funded research projects. A list of such funded research projects conducted by our academic colleagues is provided here.

PolyU SPEED was a co-investigator with The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) on two funded Inter-institutional Development (IIDS) Projects of the Competitive Research Funding Schemes for the Local Self-Financing Degree Sector (SF) in 2015/16, namely (i) Learning Analytics and Higher Education Development: Towards a Research Agenda [Ref. no.: UGC/IIDS16/H01/15], and (ii) Mobile learning: Innovative Research Topics and Applications [Ref. no.: UGC/IIDS16/H02/15]. Moreover, as a co-investigator of a funded IIDS project of SF in 2017/18, PolyU SPEED, in collaboration with Hang Seng Management College (HSMC), organized several seminars and workshops for the IIDS project entitled “Recent Developments in Business Analytics and New Research Directions” [Ref. no.: UGC/IIDS14/P01/17].


Scholarly Publications

Our academic colleagues have published in a number of noticeable refereed academic journals, book chapters and professional journals.  The following is a sample of such publications across various disciplines within SPEED:

Accounting & Finance

APlus, Company Lawyer, Corporate Governance Asia, Corporate Social Disclosure: New Observations in China and Japan, Financial Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, Meditari Accountancy Research, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Review of Accounting Studies, Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal.

Business & General Management

International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, Journal of Higher Education Policy & Management, Journal of Operations Management, Public Administration and Policy – An Asia Pacific Journal, Strategic Approaches for Human Capital Management and Development in a Turbulent Economy, Thunderbird International Business Review, Waste Management.

Hospitality & Tourism

Asian Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, Journal of China Tourism Research, Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, Tourism Management.


Corporate Communications: An International Journal, Corporate Reputation Review, Industrial Marketing Management, International Journal of Consumer Studies, International Journal of Bank Marketing, Journal of Financial Services Marketing, Journal of Marketing Management, Public Relations Review, Young Consumers.

Social Sciences

China Quarterly, Environmental Science & Policy, Journal of Environmental Psychology, Journal of Higher Education Policy & Management, International Journal of Public Administration, International Journal of Public Sector Management, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, Policy Studies Review, Public Administrative Review, Public Administration and Policy – An Asia Pacific Journal, State Traditions and Language Regimes, The Journal of Public Sector Management.

Other Cross-disciplinary Areas, including Health and Technologies

Habitat International, Hong Kong Medical Journals, Journal of American College Health, International Journal of Education and Development using ICT, International Journal of Health care Quality Assurance, Paths to Sustainable Energy, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators Quarterly.