Dr. LUI Chit-Ying, Wendy

Department Head, Assistant Professor

Interdisciplinary Research


PhD (City University of Hong Kong)
LLM ArbDR (City University of Hong Kong, with Distinction)
MHousMgt (The University of Hong Kong, with Distinction)
Postgraduate Certificate in International Business Negotiation (Hamline University, US)
PCLL (The University of Hong Kong)
LLB (The University of London)
BA (The University of Hong Kong)
Accredited mediator, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre and Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited

Contact Details 

Phone: 852-2804-8515
Email: cylui@hksyu.edu


Research Interests

Restorative justice
Interdisciplinary / evidenced-based research


Lui, C.Y.W. (2021). Comparing the implementation of restorative justice in the inquisitorial system of China with the adversarial tradition in Hong Kong. In Gavrielides, T. (ed). Comparative Restorative Justice. New York: Springer.


Lui, C.Y.W. (2019). Review of “Restorative Justice in China: Comparing Theory and Practice”, Xiaoyu Yuan (2017). International Journal of Restorative Justice, vol. 2(2) pp.353-356.


Lui, C.Y.W and Wong, S.W.D. (2019). Application of Restorative Justice in an Education Setting: Blooming Hope amid the Decrease of Restorative Justice Development in Hong Kong. In Wong, D.S.W and Gavrielides, T. (2019). Restorative Justice in Educational Settings and Policies: Case studies from Eastern Civilizations. London: RJ4All Publications. ISBN 978-1-911634-07-2.


Wong, S.W.D. and Lui, C.Y. W. (2018). Restorative interventions in Chinese communities: Cultural-specific skills and challenges. In Gavrielides, T. (eds). Routledge International Handbook of Restorative Justice, Oxford: Routledge.


Lui, C.Y. W and Iu, T.K. (2017). Destruction of Mediator’s Notes: Is there really a need? Asian Journal on Mediation, Singapore Mediation Centre.


Ho, T, Poon, E., Lui, W., (Eds), (2015). The Second Edition of the English Chinese Dictionary of Law《英汉法律大词典》, Commercial Press, Hong Kong


Lui, W. (2013). The Rebirth of Accreditation: A case of Hong Kong. Tan Pan: The Chinese-English Journal on Negotiation, Vol. 1 Issue 2.


Research Grant

“Restorative Justice: an interdisciplinary research and application of theories on psychology and social neuroscience in the criminal justice process”, Inter-Institutional Development Scheme, Research Grants Council. 1 Jan 2022- 31 Dec 2022. Acting as Principal Investigator. Grant amount: HK$ 510,832. Project Reference No.: UGC/IIDS15/H04/21.


“Research and Study on Issues Relating to Mediation in Hong Kong”, Department of Justice, August 2020 – March 2021 (8 months). Acting as Co-Investigator.  Research project fund: HK$1,288,343.56. Ref.: DJQ34/2019


“Participants’ physiological and behavioural responses to evaluative and facilitative mediation narratives”, Faculty Development Scheme , Research Grants Council, 1 Jan 2020-31 Dec 2022. Acting as Principal Investigator. Grant amount: HK$ 868,194 (24 months). Project Reference No.: UGC/FDS15/H10/19.


“The Evolution of Digital Entrepreneurship, FinTech and FinReg”, Inter-Institutional Development Scheme, Research Grant Council, 1 July 2020 – June 2021 (12 months duration) Acting as Co-Investigator. Grant amount: HK$511,850. Project Reference No.:UGC/IIDS15/B01/19


“Cybersecurity: risk management from advanced technology to law and insurance for maritime and aviation logistics operations”, Inter-Institutional Development Scheme, Research Grant Council, 12 March 2020 – 20 November 2020 (12 months duration) Acting as Co-Investigator. Grant amount: HK$ 707,695. Project Reference No.:UGC/IIDS14/B03/19


“Constructing An Interdisciplinary Research Platform at Hong Kong Shue Yan University”, Institutional Development Scheme, Research Grant Council, 2015-2017. Acted as a project team member to lead one of the three identified areas common to all disciplines: Brain-Based Teaching and Learning, Decision-Making, and Negotiation and Persuasion. Grant amount: HK$ 6,746,671 (36 months). Project Reference No.: UGC/IDS15/14.


Paper Presentation

“Helping professionals in the criminal justice system – transdisciplinary practice in restorative justice”, presented in the 11th Annual Conference of the Asian Criminological Society, 23 – 26 June 2019, Cebu, Philippines.


“The struggle of Retributive and Restorative Justice in Hong Kong – the implication on Victim’s Rights”, presented in the 16th International Symposium of the World Society of Victimology (WSV) 2018, 10-14 June 2018, organized by the City University of Hong Kong.


“Retribution or Restoration: the Struggle in the Development of Restorative Justice Mediation in Hong Kong”, presented in the Second Biennial International Conference on Restorative Justice: Restorative Justice as a Bridge between Silk Road Civilizations, organized by the Center for Legal Studies, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran in May 2-3, 2018.


“Restorative Justice and the Conventional Criminal Justice System – A Case of Hong Kong”, presented in the 7th Annual Conference of the Asian Criminological Society on 24-25 June 2015, City University of Hong Kong.