Dr. LAM, Gigi 林 之博士

Assistant Professor

 

Contact

Office: Room LG530, Main Building, Hong Kong Shue Yan University,
10 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemar Hill, North Point, Hong Kong.
Phone: 2806 5109
Email:  glam@hksyu.edu

Academic and Professional Qualification

PhD in Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
MSS (Psychology of Education), City University of Hong Kong
MA in Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
BBA, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Specialism and Research Interests

Marriage
Fertility
Migration
Mortality
Population policy
Mental health policy

Courses

SOC 221       Social Research Methods
SOC 307       Entrepreneurship and Society
SOC 420       Evaluation Research
GEB 206       Understanding Korean Society through Dramas

Selected Publications


Refereed Journal Articles
Lam, G. (2022). Shortage of nurses in Hong Kong: the challenges ahead. Asian Education and Development Studies, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of print. https://doi.org/10.1108/AEDS-08-2021-0179 (Scopus cite index: 2.1; H-index: 12)

Lam, G. (2022). Problems encountered by elders in residential care services in Hong Kong. Asian Education and Development Studies, 11 (10), 106-117. https://doi.org/10.1108/AEDS-09-2019-0158  (Scopus cite index: 2.1; H-index: 12)

Lam, G., & Chung, E.Y.-H. (2022). Mental health services in Hong Kong: development of community-based inclusive development practice faced with the cultural barriers. Mental Health Review Journal, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/MHRJ-11-2021-0087 (Scopus cite score tracker 2022: 1.1; H-index: 20)

Lam, G. (2020). The road ahead: should Hong Kong develop five pillars of old age protection? Asian Education and Development Studies, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/AEDS-08-2020-0196  (Scopus cite index: 2.1; H-index: 12)

Lam, G., & Tu, E. J. C. (2019). Can One-Way Permit System alleviate labor shortage in Hong Kong? Modern China Studies, 26 (1), 104-120.

Chung, E.Y.-H., & Lam, G. (2018). Validation of two scales for measuring participation and perceived stigma in Chinese community-based rehabilitation programs. Health and quality of life outcomes, 16 (1), 105-117. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12955-018-0938-3 (5-year Impact Factor: 4.011)

Lam, G., Yan, Y., & Tu, E. J. C. (2017). Significance of family-friendly measures on fertility in Hong Kong. Asian Education and Development Studies, 6(2), 125-137. https://doi.org/10.1108/AEDS-02-2016-0017 (Scopus cite index: 2.1; H-index: 12)

Lam, G., & Yeung, M. Y. K. (2017). Cultural obstacles of Counseling Licensure in Hong Kong. College Student Journal, 51(2), 199-207.

Lam, G., & Tu, E. J. C. (2016). Population policy regarding non-resident Mainland females’ contribution to Hong Kong fertility. Asian Education and Development Studies, 5(3), 318-326. https://doi.org/10.1108/AEDS-04-2015-0011  (Scopus cite index: 2.1; H-index: 12)

Lam, G. (2015). How does maternal employment affect the children socioemotional functioning? Education, 135(4), 547-564.

Lam, G., & Tu, E. J. C. (2015). Hong Kong’s population policies on immigration: challenges and feasibility. Asian Education and Development Studies, 4(2), 180-189. https://doi.org/10.1108/AEDS-08-2014-0039 (Scopus cite index: 2.1; H-index: 12)

Lee, A. C.K., & Lam, G. (2015). Hong Kong’s Mental Health Policy—Preliminary Findings. International Journal of Social Science and Humanity, 5(7), 640–45.

Lam, G. (2014). A theoretical framework between socioeconomic status and academic achievement. Education, 134(3), 326-331.

Lam, G. (2010). How does hukou system affect rural-urban migration in China? Asian Studies, 60, 149-170.

Book Chapter

Lam, G. (2017). Type I and Type II babies: An emerging pattern of immigration from China to Hong Kong in the twenty-first century. In P. Taylor (Ed.), Immigration: Perspectives, Challenges and Issues of the 21st Century (pp.67-80). Hauppauge, N.Y.: Nova Science Publishers.

Lam, G. & Tu, J. C. (2009). Fertility transition and gender equity in Hong Kong. In F. Cheung & E. Holroyd (Eds.), Mainstreaming Gender in Hong Kong Society (pp.139-157). Hong Kong: Chinese University Press.

Magazine
Lam, G.,& Tu, E. J. C. (30 Dec 2015). The critique of population policy in Hong Kong(香港人口政策未來的挑戰)’, The Mirror, vol. 462, pp. 25-27.

Newspaper
林之 (1.11.2021).【樹仁手記】長者憂受不了 打疫苗仍猶豫. 文匯報 A21. https://www.wenweipo.com/a/202111/01/AP617efe51e4b0c0f6bc92cfb4.html

Video (This is the campaign of 'Generations’ with the major theme for the Fairer Society launched by Emerald Publishing.)
Lam, G. (2022, July 18). How to save enough money for our retired life? Emerald Publishing  https://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/our-goals/fairer-society/mission-fairness-across-generations

Selected Conference Presentations

Lam, G. (2022). Do community care services play a complementary role to residential care services for the elderly in Hong Kong? Paper presented (online) at the Hong Kong Sociological Association 22nd Annual Meeting, held by Hong Kong Sociological Association, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, January 8, 2022.

Lam, G. (2022). The evaluation of community care services in Hong Kong” Paper presented (online) at the CPCE Health Conference 2022 “Long-term Care: Financing and Service Delivery in Asia-Pacific”, held by Centre for Ageing and Healthcare Management Research, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, January 10, 2022.

Lam, G. (2021). Problems encountered by elders in residential care services in Hong Kong. Paper presented (online) at the Asia Pacific Public Policy Network (AP-PPN) Annual Conference: Resilient and Inclusive Governance in the Age of Crisis, held by Department of Asian and Policy Studies, The Education University of Hong Kong, March 3-5 2021.

Lam, G. (2021). Conundrum faced by Elders in Residential Care Services in Hong Kong. Paper presented (online) at the 5th Asian Population Association Conference, held by Asian Population Association, held in Jakarta, Indonesia, Aug. 3-5, 2021.

Lam, G. (2017). A question of debate: four-pillar or five-pillar old age protection in Hong Kong. Presentation at the Asian Conference on Aging & Gerontology, Kobe, 8-11 June 2017.

Lam, G., Yan, Y., & Tu, E.J.C. (2017). Significance of family-friendly measures on fertility in Hong Kong. Presentation at the Political Association Conference, Hong Kong, 21 October 2017.

Lam, G., & Tu, E.J. C. (2016). Hong Kong’s kindled population policies on immigration: challenges and feasibility. Presentation at the Fifth Political Association Conference, Hong Kong, 26 November 2016.

Lam, G. (2016). Challenges ahead: a shortage of nurses in Hong Kong. Presentation at the Annual Symposium on Management and Social Sciences, Seoul, 5-7 July 2016.

Lam, G.,& Tu, E. J. C. (2015). Population policy regarding non-resident Mainland females’ contribution to Hong Kong fertility. Presentation at the Third Asian Population Conference, Kuala Lumpur, 27-30 July 2015.

Lam, G., & Lee, A. C.K (2014). Hong Kong’s Mental Health Policy—Preliminary Findings. Presentation at the Fifth Asian Conference on the Social Sciences, Osaka, June 2014.

Lam, G., & Tu, E. J. C. (2014). Hong Kong’s population policies on immigration: challenges and feasibility. Presentation at the Fifth Sociological Association Conference, Hong Kong, December 2014.

Lam, G. & Lee, A.C. K. (2013). The enigma of Hong Kong’s mental health policy. In International Congress on Social Sciences and Business Committee (Ed.), Proceedings of 2013 International Congress on Social Sciences and Business, 8-10 January 2013, Taipei, Taiwan.

Lam, G. (2012). Role of gender equity as the fertility escalator or fertility depressor in    Hong Kong. In Asian Population Association (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2nd Asian Population Association Conference, 26-29 August 2012, Bangkok, Thailand.

Research Projects

As Co-principal Investigator
2023-2025
Institutional Development Scheme Collaborative Research Grant, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong
Project title: Mapping the grey digital divide and diversity in older ICT users post-COVID: A mixed-method research informing service and policy development (Project No. UGC/IDS(C)15/H01/22)
Amount funded: HK$ 4,388,777

As Co-Investigator
2023-2025
Institutional Development Scheme Collaborative Research Grant, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong
Project title: Human Resilience, Life Adversity, and Adaptation to Life Course Transitions from Early Adulthood to Late Middle Adulthood (Project No. UGC/IDS(C)15/H02/22)
Amount funded: HK$ 5,359,056

As Co-principal Investigator
Jul– Aug 2022
Summer Research Internship Programme funded by Wan Chow Yuk Fan Centre for Interdisciplinary Evidence-based Practice and Research (CIEBPR), Hong Kong Shue Yan University
Project title: Desperate or self-sufficient? An investigation of the emotional wellbeing of older adults when their primary caretakers are not around in Hong Kong
Amount funded: HK$7,040

As Co-principal Investigator
2021-2023
Institutional Development Scheme Collaborative Research Grant, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong
Project title: Preparing for the launching of Esports: An interdisciplinary and holistic perspective in prevention of teenage gaming addiction problem based on Bronfenbrenner's Bioecological model in the era of Esports (Project No. UGC/IDS(C)15/M01/20)
Amount funded: HK$ 4,260,824

Community Service

Editorial board of refereed journals
Frontiers in Public Health, Frontiers in Psychiatry, and Frontiers in Sociology (Impact factor: 3.709, Cite Score: 2.7)


Editor panel
Journal: English Language Teaching

Ad hoc reviewers
Child Development, Social Transformation of Chinese societies, Sage Open