Research and teaching grants


Neurocognitive mechanisms of character amnesia in Chinese handwriting

Funding source: General Research Fund (14613722), University Grants Committee, Hong Kong

Funding amount: HK$803,050

Project duration: January 2023 – December 2025

Principle investigator: Zhenguang Cai (CUHK)

Co-investigators: Markus Damian (University of Bristol), Marieke Longcamp (Aix-Marseille Université), and Joseph Devlin (UCL)


Chinese handwriting in the digital age: neurocognitive mechanisms of character amnesia

Funding source: Strategic Partnership Award for Research Collaboration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Funding amount: HK$150,000

Project duration: Feburary 2022 – January 2023

Principle investigator: Zhenguang Cai (CUHK) and Joseph Devlin (UCL)


Virtual behavioral research for humanities and social sciences

Funding source: Funding Scheme for Virtual Teaching and Learning, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Funding amount: HK$204,284

Project duration: September 2021 – August 2022

Principle investigator: Zhenguang Cai


A self-learning statistical platform for students of linguistics and humanities

Funding source: Courseware Development Grant Scheme 2019-22, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Funding amount: HK$98,471

Project duration: November 2020 – October 2021

Principle investigator: Zhenguang Cai


Rational interlocutor modelling in language comprehension and production

Funding source: General Research Fund (14600220), University Grants Committee, Hong Kong

Funding amount: HK$751,708

Project duration: January 2021 – December 2023

Principle investigator: Zhenguang Cai

Co-investigators: Paul Engelhardt (University of East Anglia), Maarten Speekenbrink (University College London), Holly Branigan (University of Edinburgh)


A developmental study of Chinese character handwriting among Hong Kong school students

Funding source: Direct Grant, Faculty of Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Funding amount: HK$100,000

Project duration: September 2021 – August 2022

Principle investigator: Zhenguang Cai


The role of linguistic prediction in interpreting

Funding source: Direct Grant, Faculty of Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Funding amount: HK$90,000

Project duration: April 2020 – March 2021

Principle investigator: Zhenguang Cai

Co-investigator: Xiaocong Chen (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)


The embodiment of language syntax in the brain

Funding source: CUHK-University of Manchester Research Fund – Seed-corn Fund

2019

Funding amount: HK$50,000

Project duration: August 2019 – July 2020

Principle investigator: Zhenguang Cai

Co-investigator: Bo Yao (The University of Manchester)


Interlocutor-sensitive language comprehension and production: The case of lexical processing

Funding source: Direct Grant, Faculty of Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Funding amount: HK$96,443

Project duration: April 2019 – March 2020

Principle investigator: Zhenguang Cai


Embodied language production

Funding source: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC; ES/L010224/1), UK

Funding amount: £192,455

Project duration: March 2015 – March 2018

Principle investigator: Zhenguang Cai


Sensorimotor simulation in bilingual language comprehension

Funding source: National Natural Science Foundation (31571142), China

Funding amount: ¥250,000

Project duration: January 2016 – December 2017

Principle investigator: Ruiming Wang (South China Normal University)

Co-investigators: Zhenguang Cai and ohers


PhD fellowships and studentships

Zebo Xu, CUHK Provost’s Strategic Allocation (August 2022 – July 2026)

Shuqi Wang, Hong Kong PhD fellowship (August 2021 – July 2024)

Hanlin Wu, CUHK PhD studentship (August 2021 – July 2024)

Dave A. Haslett, Hong Kong PhD fellowship (August 2020 – July 2024)

Xufeng Duan, CUHK PhD studentship (August 2020 – August 2024)

Max S. Dunn, Hong Kong PhD fellowship (January 2020 – December 2023)

Wenyi Zhang, CUHK PhD studentship (August 2019 – July 2023)