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Dr. Robert Ting-Yiu CHUNG 鍾庭耀

  • Phone: 3917 7700
  • Office: C706
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Honorary Assistant Professor: Dr Robert CHUNG is the Director of Public Opinion Programme (POP) at the University of Hong Kong since the programme’s foundation in 1991. Under his leadership, POP has become well known for its impartiality and professionalism in collecting, studying and interpreting public opinion in Hong Kong, and is a highly respected programme in the region. Up to this date, POP has conducted over 1,500 independent surveys, covering media development, electoral studies, policy issues, and youth studies. POP’s output is widely covered by the media and frequently cited in academic publications. Dr Chung is the Chief Editor of the HKU POP Site at http://hkupop.hku.hk and its sister PopCon website at http://popcon.hk. Dr Chung is also the Warden of RC Lee Hall in the University of Hong Kong, a panelist of Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) Programme Advisory Panel, and a panelist of the RTHK Television Programme Appreciation Index Research Panel. From 1993 to 1994, Dr Chung served as a part-time community panelist of the Central Policy Unit of the Hong Kong Government. He then became a part-time member of the Central Policy Unit between 1994 and 1999. Between 1997 and 2003, he served as a member of the Community Research Sub-committee of the Citizens Advisory Committee on Community Relations of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), and a member of the Citizens Advisory Committee on Community Relations. From 2009 to 2012, Dr Chung was a member of the Specialized Committee on Social Development of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service. Dr Chung has been the Hong Kong representative at the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR) for a number of years. Between 2006 and 2007, he was the elected Secretary-Treasurer of WAPOR. Since 2010 he has been the elected Chair of the Liaison Committee of WAPOR. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Public Opinion Research.