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We are interested in investigating sleep disturbances in the context of psychiatric and physical conditions and to explore effective treatment strategies and prevention programmes to improve sleep and health in children and adults.

We look forward to many rewarding collaborations with students and scholars.

We are recruiting!!

Volunteering Research Internship in Clinical Psychology & Sleep Science (Summer 2024)

Are you an ambitious student interested in gaining hands-on research experience in the field of behavioral sleep medicine and clinical psychology?

Our research laboratory offers a unique opportunity to work collaboratively on exciting projects that will expand your knowledge and skills.

As a research intern, you will be an integral part of our team, contributing to various aspects of our current research projects, such as overnight sleep monitoring, study recruitment, literature reviews, and data entry and management. You will be expected to attend and actively participate in supervision and research meetings, and may also participate in guided readings of sleep-related literature.

Intern Selection:

  • Academic excellence.
  • Highly motivated and able to commit.
  • Conscientious, organised, and good interpersonal skill.
  • Proficiency in both Chinese and English
  • Experience in using statistical packages such as SPSS, R.

Interns may work in clinical settings, and as such must be mature, articulate, and comfortable communicating with others. Successful candidates will also need to be able to demonstrate enthusiasm for the research being conducted, a strong work ethic, and ability to work in a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary team-oriented environment.

Priority will be given to the individuals from HKU and who are flexible with schedule (preferably at least one day or no less than 10-12 hours per week) and with potential for longer term involvement. For the upcoming academic semester, being able to take up at least one overnight shift per week to monitor sleep assessment once a week may be expected for the interns.

How to apply?
If you are interested in joining us as student research intern, please send an updated curriculum vitae, transcript, and personal statement to Dr Shirley Li:

This is for students in tertiary education only. If you are a secondary school student interested in joining our lab this summer, please see below.

Summer Research Programme for Secondary School Students (Summer 2024)

Our lab is excited to announce a one-month internship program designed for secondary school students who are passionate about psychology and eager to learn more about the subject. Click the link below to learn more about this opportunity.