Faculty of Science
Project Title Principal Supervisor(s)
/Department/Faculty
Duration Approved Budget (HK$)
2012-2015
Development of class responding applications for undergraduate laboratory courses Dr. Kendrew K.W. Mak, Department of Chemistry 3 years 300,000
Synthetic biology and our society Professor Chan King Ming, School of Life Sciences 3 years 250,000
Mobile game-based learning of 180 essential biology terminologies in university education to enhance student performance Dr. Chow Cheung Ming, School of Life Sciences 2 years & 10 months 100,000
Developing and promoting a multimedia self-learning kit for cell and developmental biology learning Professor Jiang Liwen, School of Life Sciences 3 years 100,000
Development of an interactive learning platform for biological pathways Dr. Ngai Hung Kui, School of Life Sciences 2 years 100,000
Learning through e-observation – videos and interactive questions on common concepts and techniques for effective learning of biochemistry Professor P.C. Shaw, School of Life Sciences 2 years 100,000
Learning by engaging and teaching (LET) Professor Thomas K.K. Au, Department of Mathematics
Professor Leung Kwok Nam, School of Life Sciences
Professor Dickon H.L. Ng, Department of Physics
Professor Poon Wai Yin, Department of Statistics

2 years & 8 months 500,000
Learning through teaching – A training scheme for undergraduates Dr. Chan Man Ho, Department of Physics
Professor Chu Ming Chung, Department of Physics
1 year 230,000 (100,000 funded by the University)
2009- 2012
Development of a web-based teaching platform for biochemistry courses Prof. P.C. Shaw, Life Sciences 2 years 250,000
Developing an integrative teaching strategy for large class students to learn cell biology and beyond Prof. Jiang Liwen, Life Sciences 3 years 250,000
Development of online self-learning systems with multimedia-enriched pre-laboratory talks and pre-class tests for biology laboratory courses Dr. Lawrence Chiu, Life Sciences 3 years 250,000
Development of the problem-based learning model for transitioning undergraduate students from classrooms to research Prof. Leung Wing Por, Chemistry 3 years 250,000
Learning through teaching – An undergraduate learning assistant training scheme Prof. Lin Hai Qing, Physics 1 year 250,000
The development of an OBA assessment model for science subjects Prof. W.Y. Poon, Statistics 3 years 1,000,000
2008-2009
Using clickers to enhance teaching and learning: Pilot case studies in Science programmes Professor Poon Wai Yin, Department of Statistics

10 months 450,000
2005-2008
Engaging science students in the design and enactment of assessment Professor Kwan Hoi Shan, Faculty of Science

Professor Carmel McNaught, Centre for Learning Enhancement And Research

Professor Poon Wai Yin, Department of Statistics
2 years 200,000
Development of multi-disciplinary discovery oriented experiments for teaching and learning of the selectivity and microscopic aspects (mechanisms) of organic reactions Dr. Mak Kin Wah, Kendrew, Department of Chemistry 2 years 102,900
Establishing and trialing a set of case-based eLearning resources in Chinese Medicine education Professor Lin Zhixiu, School of Chinese Medicine 1 year 99,732
Student engaging teaching and learning designs in Mathematics Professor Au Kwok Keung, Department of Mathematics

Dr. Cheung Ka Luen, Department of Mathematics
1 year
& 10 months
100,000
Development and promotion of an online platform for survey research Professor Cheung Siu Hung, Department of Statistics 2 years 100,000
Promoting the use of the outcome-based approach in science programmes: Development of learning outcome statements and measurement instruments Professor David Kember, Centre for Learning Enhancement And Research

Professor Kwan Hoi Shan, Facutly of Science

Professor Poon Wai Yin, Department of Statistics
1 year & 11 months 1,000,000