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Dr Shum Hei-yan, Michelle
PhD HKU, JD, RSW

Assistant Professor & Master of Social Sciences in Social Work Programme Director (Full-
AAB1030
3411 7137
mhyshum@hkbu.edu.hk

Research Focus

Law and Social Policy, Third-sector Study, Social Service Management, Eldercare and Rehabilitation

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2021

  • Exploring a service model of workplace learning for helping people with SEN in enhancing their employability. Funded by YWCA (HK $90,000). Co-Principal Investigator.
  • Reflection of best practice for service provisions during COVID-19. Funded by Fu Hong Society (HK$10,000). Co-Principal Investigator.

2020

  • Ethical challenges for social workers during COVID-19: rapid
    research. The Social Work Ethics Research Group (SWERG) of the European Social Work Research Association, in collaboration with International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW). Funded by Durham University. Co-Investigator

2019

  • Developing a community research network: A transdisciplinary data hub bridging social, community and digital infrastructures for positive human development. Funded by Initiation Grant for Faculty Niche Research Areas (FNRA-IG) 2018/19, Hong Kong Baptist University (HK $717,877). Co-Principal Investigator.
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2021

  • Exploring a service model of workplace learning for helping people with SEN in enhancing their employability. Funded by YWCA (HK $90,000). Co-Principal Investigator.
  • Reflection of best practice for service provisions during COVID-19. Funded by Fu Hong Society (HK$10,000). Co-Principal Investigator.

2020

  • Ethical challenges for social workers during COVID-19: rapid
    research. The Social Work Ethics Research Group (SWERG) of the European Social Work Research Association, in collaboration with International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW). Funded by Durham University. Co-Investigator

2019

  • Developing a community research network: A transdisciplinary data hub bridging social, community and digital infrastructures for positive human development. Funded by Initiation Grant for Faculty Niche Research Areas (FNRA-IG) 2018/19, Hong Kong Baptist University (HK $717,877). Co-Principal Investigator.

2018

  • Government-Nonprofit Collaboration in Social Service Provision and the Corresponding Role of the Social Work Profession in Greater Bay Areas. In Collaboration with Institute of Social Service Development. Funded by Hong Kong Baptist University (HK$30,000). Principal Investigator.
  • Comparative analysis of non-profit regulations in Hong Kong,
    US and England. Funded by Hong Kong Baptist University
    (HK$30,000). Principal Investigator.
  • Comparative Study of Social Welfare Law in Hong Kong and
    England. Funded by Hong Kong Baptist University (HK$10,000). Principal Investigator.
  • Comparative Study of Social Welfare Service Provision in Hong Kong and Sri Lanka. Funded by Hong Kong Baptist University (HK$20,000). Co-Principal Investigator.
  • Shum, M. H. Y. (2021). Pursuing Social Harmony: Experience of Social Work Service Provision in Shenzhen. International Journal of Harmony and Humanity. (Forthcoming, accepted to be published)
  • Shum, M. H. Y., and Lum, T. Y. S. (2020). Population Aging and Care for the Elderly in Hong Kong. In Jeanne L. Shea and Hong Zhang.(Eds). Beyond a Filial Piety: Rethinking Aging and Eldercare in Contemporary East Asian Societies.
    (New York: Berghahn).
  • Banks, S., Cai, T., de Jonge, E., Shears, J., Shum, M., Sobočan, A. M., & Weinberg, M. (2020). Practicing ethically during COVID-19: Social work challenges and responses. International Social Work, 63(5), 569–583. doi:10.1177/0020872820949614
  • Chui, C.H.K., Shum, M.H.Y., and Lum, T.Y.S. (2019). Work integration social enterprises as vessels of empowerment? Perspectives from employees. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development. 29 (2), 133-148.