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Based in Lingnan University, Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies (APIAS), founded in 1998, is a prospering research Centre which has always been a pioneering and leading institute in the fields of gerontology in Hong Kong and in the Asia-Pacific region.

With a high-caliber team expertized in research and course development, APIAS continually contributes to the facilitation and promotion of studies and services related to the ageing population, in which our achievements are well appraised amongst academia, communities and authorities.

Professor CHAN Chak Kwan Dickson

  1. Chan, C.K., Barnard, A., and Ng, Y.N. (2020). ‘Who are our support networks?’ A qualitative study of informal support for carers. Journal of Social Service Research. DOI: 10.1080/01488376.2020.1757012.

  2. Chan, C. K., Vickers, T. & Barnard, A. (2019). ‘Meaning through caregiving: A qualitative study of the experiences of informal carers’, British Journal of Social Work.

  3. Chan, C.K. and Peng, Z.W. (2011). From ‘big iron bowl’ to the world’s biggest ‘sweatshop’: Globalisation, institutional constraints and the rights of Chinese workers. Social Service Review, 85(3), 421-445.

  4. Chan, C.K. (2010). Re-thinking the incrementalist thesis in China: A reflection on the development of the minimum standard of living scheme in urban and rural areas. Journal of Social Policy, 39(4), 627-645.

  5. Chan, C.K., Ngok, K.L. and Phillips, D. (2008). Social Policy in China: Development and Well-Being. Bristol: The Policy Press.