27. 09. 2020    ISSUE 26

I·CARE Community Research Scheme: Online Training and On-site Research

The I·CARE Community Research Scheme aims to deepen students’ understanding of the deprived communities and to foster their curiosity to explore ways of civic participation through small-scale research.  The scheme of this academic year is divided into two stages as below:

Stage 1 - Online Training

This stage will engage scholars, social workers, community-oriented artists, and previous participants of this scheme in talking about the ways of creating changes through investigating community needs and formulating responses.  Details are as follows:

Date and Time



14 October 2020
7:30 - 10:00 pm

Sharing Session on "How is Research Useful? - The Roles of Academic Research in Grassroots Equality and Community Development" cum Briefing Session of the I·CARE Community Research Scheme

Professor Wong Hung (Associate Professor, Department of Social Work; teacher-in-charge of the scheme), and previous participants of this scheme

28 October 2020
7:30 - 10:00 pm

Sharing Session on "Back and Forth between 'Seeing' and 'Action' - An Organisational Response to the Difficulties of Grassroots Housing"

Ms. Angel Shih (Senior Programme Officer, Christian Concern for the Homeless Association)

10 November 2020
7:30 - 9:30 pm

Sharing Session on "What Would an Artist See in a Community?"

Mr. Ching Chin-wai (Artist)

17 November 2020
7:30 - 9:30 pm

Briefing Session on Stage 2's On-site research of the I·CARE Community Research Scheme - "What do We Study in a Community?"

Ms. Nano Leung (Service Executive of Public Housing & Interim Housing Community Development, HKSKH Lady MacLehose Centre)

The above training activities welcome participation of all CUHK students.  Interested parties please register here on or before 11 October 2020 (Sunday).  URL of the activities will be sent to successful applicants via email.

Stage 2 - On-site Research

At this stage, 18 students* will be recruited in December 2020 to participate in a research study focusing on “Grassroots Housing and Community”, which will last for approximately seven months.  Participants will be escorted to Shek Lei Interim Housing to study the needs and resources of the community from the perspective of underprivileged residents.  Under the guidance of qualified teachers, they will also transform innovative approaches to community intervention.  All students who care for the grassroots and aspire to act in response to the community needs are welcomed.  Details are as follows:



January - March 2021

Field work, interviews and data analysis

April - July 2021

Publication of results and follow-up actions

*To be qualified for enrolling in the on-site research in Stage 2, students must attend at least three training activities in Stage 1 (including the Briefing Session on Stage 2’s On-site Research of the I·CARE Community Research Scheme - “What do We Study in a Community?” ).

For more information about the I·CARE Community Research Scheme, please click here.  If there is any enquiry, please contact Mr. Ng of this Centre at 3943 9249 (Tel) or enoch.ng@cuhk.edu.hk (Email).


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I·CARE Community Research Scheme 2020-21: Online Training and On-site Research

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