Principal Investigator, Silence Amidst Voice: An Ethnography of Everyday Politics in Hong Kong, Early Career Scheme, Research Grants Council, HKD 737,000, 2019-2021.
Co-Investigator, China’s Alternative Public Sphere in the 20th Century, Tremplin-ERC Fund, French National Research Agency, EUR 99, 997, 2017-2018.
PI, An Empirical Study of Social and Political Trust in Post-Occupy Hong Kong, General Research Fund, Research Grants Council, HKD 974, 988, 2017-18.
PI, World Values Survey Wave 7: Generating Data for Trust Maintenance, Repair and Better Governance in Post-Occupy Hong Kong, Public Policy Research Fund, Central Policy Unit, HKD 1,025,243, 2016-18.
PI, The Dynamics of Activism in Post-handover Hong Kong: An Interactive Approach, Faculty Development Scheme, Research Grants Council, HKD 451, 545, 2016-18.
Co-I, Trust as an Institutional Form for Mobilizing Voluntarism in Heritage Conservation, General Research Fund, Research Grants Council, HKD 546, 800, 2015-17
Co-I, A Bilingual Glossary for NSS Liberal Studies Module 4 Globalization, Curriculum Development Fund, Hong Kong Education Bureau, HKD 148,500, 2009-2010
Co-I, Bilingual Teaching Plans for NSS Liberal Studies Module 4 Globalization, Curriculum Development Fund, Hong Kong Education Bureau, HKD 181,400, 2009-2010.
PI, Mapping the Networks and Impacts of Civic Engagement: Community Actors, Social Capital, and Urban Governance in Hong Kong, Public Policy Scheme, Hong Kong Baptist University, HKD 1, 198, 500, 2018-20.
Co-I, A Trans-Disciplinary Big Data Hub: Investigating the Society Mobility, Poverty and Diversity Nexus, Strategic Development Fund, Hong Kong Baptist University, HKD 2, 035, 000, 2016-19.
PI, Start-up Grant, Media Framing of Political Crisis, Hong Kong Baptist University, HKD100, 000, 2016-2017.
PI, Explaining Social Contention, Research and Development Fund, Open University of Hong Kong, HKD 139,600, 2014-15.
PI, Heritage Marking and Civil Society in Penang, Research and Development Fund, Open University of Hong Kong, HKD 55,000, 2013-14.