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Bridging Between Social Research and Campaign – Engaging Supporters in Participatory Research and Campaigning Action


Engaging in social research becomes increasingly vital for contemporary NGOs looking for initiating and promoting social policy changes. Best research practices allow more effective communication, bringing influences on the policy realms and different communities, and that involves both science and ‘art’ of research practices. To have more flexibility, volunteers such as students and experts of different fields can be involved in research as well as being supporters in campaigning.

Based on the situated knowledge of the trainer, this course offers an introductory guide for thinking through the dynamics between social research and campaigning, providing a certain understanding of problematics, strategies, tactics and actual context of social research in Hong Kong.


• Life as an independent researcher
• Research as campaigning
• Cases in focus: Land and Housing, Environment and Archives Law
• Independent, Collaborative and Digital: Social Research Practices in the 21st Century


Course Code : 19A-PE01
Date(s) : 16/9/2019
Time : 1400 - 1700 (3 Hours)
Venue : Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, HK
Target Participants : NGO Staff
Class Size : 30
Language : Cantonese (supplemented with English)
Fee : HKD 570.00
    HKD 530.00 (For HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
    HKD 92.00 ("Small NGO Talent Development Subsidy Programme"- the highest subsidy amount is 80% of the course fee. Please refer to “Financial Assistance”.)
Early Bird Fee : HKD 460.00 (Payment on or before 26/08/2019 for HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
Enquiries : 2876 2470 or [email protected]
Speaker(s) :
Mr. CHAN Kim Ching 陳劍青先生
Liber Research Community
Mr Chan focuses his research on space, housing and land problems. He is dedicated to push local independent research and education.


Quota is set for each course in "Small NGO Talent Development Subsidy Programme". All applications are subject to approval. For details, please click HERE .

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