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Gina Lai received the PhD degree in Sociology from State University of New York at Albany. She is currently Professor in Department of Sociology, Hong Kong Baptist University. Her major research areas are social network, social stratification, health, and Chinese societies. She has recently completed a project on the school-to-work transition process and subsequent impacts on social and psychological well-being of high school students in urban Nanjing. Currently, she is involved in a collaborative research project on social networks in low-income communities in Hong Kong.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
PhD, SUNY Albany
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School-to-Work Transition in Urban China: High School Students from Urban Nanjing as a Case Study
1/01/15 → 30/06/18
Project: Research project
Pathways and Social Consequences of High School Transition in China: An Exploratory Study of High School Students in Urban Nanjing
1/01/13 → 31/12/14
Project: Research project
Building the capacity of research-informed teaching and learning in the business, communication, and social sciences disciplines: The Hong Kong experienceChan, K., Siu, N. Y. M. & Lai, G. W. F., 25 Nov 2022, ICERI2022 Proceedings: 15th Annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation. Chova, L. G., Martínez, A. L. & Lees, J. (eds.). Seville, Spain: International Academy of Technology, Education and Development, p. 8753-8756 4 p. (ICERI Proceedings).
Research output: Chapter in book/report/conference proceeding › Conference contribution › peer-review
Building the Capacity of Research-Informed Teaching and Learning in the Virtual T&L ContextChan, K., SIU, N. Y. M. & LAI, G. W. F., Jan 2022, Hong Kong Baptist University.
Research output: Other contributionOpen Access
Connecting to others: the maintenance of the social network of older people in Hong Kong amid the COVID-19 pandemicFung, K. Y., Lai, G. W. F., Ruan, D. & Wong, O. M. H., Jul 2022, (Accepted/In press)
Research output: Other contribution › peer-review
Becoming a Pokémon Trainer: Leisure and Well-being among Older Adults in Hong KongLai, G. W. F. & Fung, K. Y., Aug 2021.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper › peer-review
From online strangers to offline friends: a qualitative study of video game players in Hong KongLai, G. & Fung, K. Y., 1 May 2020, In: Media, Culture and Society. 42, 4, p. 483-501 19 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review6 Citations (Scopus)
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Building the capacity of research-informed teaching and learning in the business, communication, and social science disciplines: The Hong Kong experience
Kara K W CHAN (Speaker), Noel Y M SIU (Speaker) & Gina W F LAI (Speaker)8 Nov 2022
Activity: Conference/talk/lecture/symposium/speech/workshop, etc › Event organized by non-HKBU unitsFile