Programme(s) to which this project applies:

☑ MPhil/PhD ☒ MRes[Med] ☒ URIS
  • Therapeutic effects of frequency (high vs. low), intensity (vigorous vs. moderate), and type of exercise (HIIT, Tai Chi, aerobic exercise, and resistance training) on depression, cognitive impairment, insomnia, obesity, metabolic syndrome, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Exercise and child health
  • Brain health effects of exercise and the underlying mechanisms

Dr PMF Siu, School of Public Health

Associate Professor
Head, Division of Kinesiology
School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong


For more information or to express interest for this project, please email the supervisor or the specified contact point in the project description.  Interested candidates are advised to enclose with your email:

  1. your CV,
  2. a brief description of your research interest and experience, and
  3. two reference letters (not required for HKUMed UG students seeking MRes[Med]/URIS projects).

Information on the research programme, funding support and admission documentations could be referenced online at the Research Postgraduate Admissions website. General admission enquiries should be directed to

HKUMed MBBS students interested in the Master of Research in Medicine (MRes[Med]) programme may visit the programme website for more information.  

HKUMed UG students interested in the Undergraduate Research Internship Scheme (URIS) may visit the scheme’s website for more information.