Department of Sports Science and Physical Education

Faculty of Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Visiting Scholars

Visiting Scholars Student Exchange Programme SSPE - BSU Summer Exchange Programme



Academic staff members of SSPE and the Faculty of Sports Science, Chulalongkorn University meet at SSPE department to discuss potential collaborative opportunities on 17 January 2017


9 December 2016 - Prof. William A Gough, Vice Principal Academic & Dean of The University of Toronto (UTSC) and colleagues from UTSC visited SSPE


"Dr. Mark Wilson, University of Exeter, visited SSPE on August 29, 2016 and gave a talk ones on the development of gaze training for motor skills in children

9 August 2016 - Delegates from Physical Education Section, Education Bureau of Taiwan visit SSPE Department

3 June 2016 - Academic Staff of Staffordshire University, United Kingdom on their recent visit to the SSPE Department to discuss future collaboration opportunities

15 April 2016 - Delegates from the Sports Science Academy of Nepal and the National Sports Council , Nepal visited SSPE

Visit of Prof. Koya Suzuki, Associate Professor at Juntendo University – 18th March 2016.
Prof. Koya Suzuki gave a talk to our Department on " Physical Fitness and Activity of Japanese Youth from a Cultural and Environmental Perspective".

“Visit of Sun Yat-Sen University”
On Saturday January 16th, The Research Group for Physical Activity and Sport Nutrition hosted a visiting delegation from the Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) in Guangzhou, China and held a joint research seminar and sharing session. This seminar highlighted the common areas of research interest among the two groups and explored the opportunities for future cross-border collaborative research projects.

Department of Physical Education of Peking University visits SSPE to discuss ideas on student exchange and potential future research collaborations

Department of Athletics of The National Taiwan University visits SSPE to strengthen and develop collaborations between both institutions

Prof. David Lubans, from The University of Newcastle in Australia, visited SSPE in October 2015 to advance ongoing collaborative research projects with our department.

Professor David Lubans is an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow. Prof. Lubans' work, in collaboration with ongoing projects at SSPE, will provide schools with teacher training and equipment that will impact on their ability and capacity to deliver programs that foster lifelong physical activity. SSPE is delighted to be involved in such meaningful and worthwhile research at a global level.

An international collaboration project that involving 8 Asian countries / regions,headed by Prof. Stanley Hui, was successfully conducted from 2012-2014. The title of the project was “The Asia-Fit study: Cross-cultural Comparison on Physical Fitness, Physical Activity and Obesity of Youth among Major Cities in Southeast Asia”. More...

“Visit of the Consul-General of India & Secretaries of Department of Sports, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, date 2 May 2014. The visit marked an initial dialogue between the India government and our department for ideas of exchange as well as other possible collaborations.”