Dr. KAM Ping Kwong (甘炳光)

B.Soc. Sci. (Social Work) (Hons.), HKU
M.Sc. in Advanced Social Work Studies, The University of Edinburgh
Ph.D. ,The University of Sheffield

Registered Social Worker
Visiting address
YEUNG-Y7415
Phone: +852 34428963

Author IDs

Prizes/Honours

Award and Achievement

Winner of the Certificate of Merit, Knowledge Transfer Award, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, May 2019.

Winner of the Knowledge Transfer Award, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, 20124.    

Outstanding Paper Presentation Award at The Twelfth Annual Congress of Gerontology, Hong Kong Association of Gerontology, 27 November 2004.

Winner of the Teaching Excellence Award, CityUniversity of Hong Kong, 2008

Winner of the FHS Contribution to Learning Award, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, 1999

Winner of the Teaching Excellence Award, City University of Hong Kong, 1994

Honorary Professor, City University of Beijing, PRC

Honorary Professor, Changsha Social Work College, PRC

Research Interests/Areas

  • Community work and community development
  • Community participation and community care
  • Powerlessness and empowerment
  • Racial discrimination issues
  • Social gerontology
  • Political economy of ageing
  • Social work education
  • Social work values and faith

Services outside CityU

Public Service

  1. Member, Working Group on Community Preservation and Urban Redevelopment Problem Shumshuipo District Council

  2. Individual member, Hong Kong Council of Social Service

  3. Individual member, Steering Committee on Age-friendly Community, Hong Kong Council Social Service

  4. Individual member, Community Development Network, Special Committee on Family and Community Service, Hong Kong Council Social Service

  5. Individual member, Community Development Resource Book Editorial Board, Hong Kong Council of Social Service

  6. Advisor, Macau Social Workers’ Association

  7. Honorary Consultant, Active Ageing Service, Hong Kong Christian Service

  8. Adjudicator, 2019 Best Practice Awards in Social Welfare, Hong Kong Council of Social Services

  9. Advisor, Elderly Participation Scheme, Hong Kong Red Cross.

  10. Reviewer, Journal of Social Work, International Journal of Social Welfare, International Social Work, Journal of Social Work

  11. Consultant, Movement on Reclaiming Social Work

  12. Founder and Advisor, Platform of Concerning Sub-divided Flats and Issues in Hong Kong

  13. Initiator, Scholars’ Proposal on Universal Old Age Retirement Scheme

  14. Consultant, Public Proposal on Long Term Care in Hong Kong

  15. Honorary Advisor, Guangzhou Dipper Social Service Centre