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Clio Yuen Man Cheng

Visiting Student

Clio was a Visiting Student at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing from 1 June 2023 to 31 August 2023.

She is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Department of Social Work & Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong. She is also a student fellow of the Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong. She obtained her Master of Social Sciences in Criminology at The University of Hong Kong in 2016. She joined Sau Po Centre on Ageing in 2016 and was involved in various research projects including a large-scale multisite randomized controlled trial to support family caregivers of stroke patients, program evaluations on well-being and quality of life among older adults, projects related to mobile applications development, as well as social robots’ acceptance study.

Currently, she is engaging in a transdisciplinary project to develop intelligent robotics for elderly assistance. Her research focuses on gerontechnology acceptance and adoption through health communication. During her time at the OIPA, she wants to develop effective health communication strategies to enhance technology acceptance among older adults. At the same time, she is keen to explore if cultural values bring differences in technology acceptance between older adults residing in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom.


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