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Dr. CHOW Wai Yin

Dr. CHOW Wai Yin

Senior Lecturer

Program Coordinator, BA in Religious Studies

B.Ed. (Stirling), M.Div., Ph.D. (CUHK)

About Dr. CHOW Wai Yin

CHOW Wai Yin is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies. She also serves as a Program Coordinator to oversee undergraduate curriculum revamp, teaching and learning, and quality assurance of undergraduate curriculum.  


Her research and teaching interest lie in the area of Religion, Psychology and Well-being. She has successfully obtained various research grants from CUHK, the Quality Education Fund, and the Education Bureau for this area. Her current research projects focus on Religious Narrative and Character Formation, and Religion and Peacemaking Strategies in Hong Kong. 


She has actively participated in and made contributions to the Religion, Education, and Social Service sectors. She is currently appointed as a professional consultant at Curriculum Development Council of Education Bureau of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority, and St James’ Settlement.  


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    • Neuropsychology, Religious and Spiritual experience
    • Religious Narrative, Character Formation, and Education
    • Religious Views on Life and Death
    • Artificial intelligence and Grief Recovery
    • Religion, Art, and Perception
    1. Narrative, Character Formation in Hong Kong Kindergarten
    2. Youth Values and Social Entrepreneurship
    3. Religious Approach to Peace Building
    4. Artificial intelligence and Grief Recovery
    1. Chow Wai Yin, Tanya Au Y.P. & Gordon Choi Ga Chun, "Youth Value, Participation and Social Entrepreneurship: A Study of the Role of Trust, Self-Efficacy, Civic Engagement in Social Entrepreneurship." (forthcoming)
    2. A Report of Religious Narrative and Character Formation in Kindergarten (Stage III). HK: St James Settlement, 2020.
    3. A Report of Religious Narrative and Character Formation in Kindergarten (Stage II). HK: St James Settlement, 2018.
    4. Li, Kin-Kit, and Wai-Yin Chow. "Religiosity/spirituality and prosocial behaviors among Chinese Christian adolescents: The mediating role of values and gratitude." Psychology of Religion and Spirituality 7.2 (2015): 150.
    5. Yeung, Gustav KK, and Wai‐yin Chow. "To take up your own responsibility’: the religiosity of Buddhist adolescents in Hong Kong." International Journal of Children's Spirituality 15.1 (2010): 5-23.


  • Awards and Grants

    1. The Faculty of Arts Outstanding Teaching Award, CUHK 2019, 2017, 2013
    2. Direct Grant for Research, CUHK 2020
    3. Teaching Development Grants, CUHK 2019, 2018, 2016, 2016, 2015
    4. Quality Education Fund, Education Bureau, HKSAR 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2012


    Professional Consultancy

    1. Committee Member for “Personal, Social & Humanities Education Section - Ethics and Religious Studies,” Curriculum Development Council, Education Bureau, HKSAR
    2. Committee Member for “Ethics and Religious Studies,” Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority
    3. St James' Settlement on Educational Services