About Us
Research & Publications

Prof. Lun-nap Chung from China Initiatives, The University of Cincinnati gave a talk with the title of " Clarifying Confucius' Teaching for Modern Societies" on 18th Novenber. The seminar was co-organized with Universities Service Centre for China Studies.




The director of Pearl River Delta Social Research Center, Prof. Zhong Hua will attend the international symposium on “the Belt and Road” in Guangzhou on Dec.5, 2015. Prof. Zhong will give a talk with the title of “Regional social science studies in Hong Kong under the Belt and Road Initiative:PRD as an example”.



Pearl River Delta Social Research Centre
Hong Kong Office
Address :
Rm. 442, Department of Sociology,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Shatin, N.T. ,Hong Kong
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Shenzhen Office
Address :
CUHK Shenzhen Research Institute, No. 10, 2nd Yuexing Road, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, PRC.
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coming soon
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Welcome to the website of the Pearl River Delta Social Research Centre (PRDSRC)!

The Greater Pearl River Delta (PRD) area is one of the most economically dynamic regions in China. The PRD Social Research Centre was established in 2012 by the Department of Sociology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Drawing from the expertise and talents of its network of members and colleagues, the Center engages in a wide range of research and educational activities concerning social science research in the Greater PRD area.


Visions & Missions

  1. To push forward social science research in the PRD region by facilitating collaborative research projects in this area.
  2. To establish a platform for scholarly exchanges in social research in the PRD region through network building, organization of international conferences, and publication of research monographs.
  3. To build a data archive documenting major social research in the PRD region.
  4. To serve as a base for organizing professional training workshops on social research methodology relevant to the needs of staff of the government, NGOs, and academic institutions in the PRD region and other areas of China.
  5. To serve as a platform that bridges academic research and policy issues.