Participant Recruitment

Iterative Testing for the Digital Intervention Designed for Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes   

The study aims to obtain prediabetic or Type 2 diabetic users' feedback on the design, features and functions of a lifestyle CBT intervention on mobile platforms.

Study on Eating Disorders and Food cues

The study investigates the Pavlovian-Instrumental Transfer (PIT) effects in individuals with Binge Eating pathology (BE) compared to healthy individuals.

Evidence-Based Intensive Lifestyle Intevention for Type 2 Diabetes: Needs and Barriers Assessment

The study aims to investigate what patients with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes think about an evidence-based non-drug intensive lifestyle intervention.   

Intern Recruitment

RESEARCH INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 2021-2022

Interns will be working closely with other members of the lab on different aspects of one or more on-going research projects including (e.g. conduct partial sleep experiments, preparation of materials, study recruitment, and developing digital health interventions for various conditions including insomnia, depression, and chronic illness management).

Intern selection:
- Strong academic competence and work ethic
- Highly motivated and able to take initiative
- Fluent in written and spoken Chinese (Cantonese) and English
- Organized and detail-oriented
- Skills in graphic design, UI & UX, and video production are appreciated
- Knowledge of programming languages will be an advantage

Interns are required to work for approximately 10-12 hours/week; priority will be given to individuals who are flexible with schedules and prefer long-term involvements (2 semesters).

Highly motivated and capable individuals will have the opportunity to contribute to data analysis and manuscript writing and earn authorship credits.

Credit-bearing research internship courses, PSYC2072, and PSYC2073 are available.

If you are interested in getting involved in the lab, please email Dr. Wai Sze Chan (slashlab@hku.hk) with your CV and academic transcript.