Contact
General enquiry number :
(852) 3442 8929

Fax number :
(852) 3442 0413

Email address :
pol@cityu.edu.hk
cssalab
Opening hour: 9:30 - 17:30, Mon-Fri
Address: Room Y7542, 7/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon
Reservation: 3442-8933 / 3442-4328

Mission

The Political Analysis Lab (PAL) aims to help students address the most basic question of what is politics and go further to understand and analyse political structures, institutions, processes and impacts. It also aims to teach students how to use a variety of methodological approaches and tools in conducting political analysis.

The staff members of the lab have solid methodological training to assist students in data collection, processing, analysis and dissemination. To conduct political analysis and to encourage students to become active learners, the lab hosts seminars on various political topics and organizes hands-on workshops on research methods.

Activities
• Research seminars
• Hands-on learning workshops
• Students-initiated research
• Methodological training
• Individual consultation on research

Available Software Packages
• For quantitative analysis: Python, SPSS, AMOS, and R
• For qualitative analysis: Ucinet, and Nvivo
• For others: EdrawMax, Grammarly, Turnitin and Vosviewer

Upcoming Events
Coming soon

Past Events
An Application of Q Methodology in Integrity Research by Prof. Chilik Yu
Introducing Lab Software (April 2018) by CSSA Lab
Exploring the political trust of Hong Kong government (March 2018) by Mr. Wang Jianjie
Current Directions and Issues in U.S. Public Administration by Prof. David H. Rosenbloom
Quantitative Techniques in Data Collection and Analysis: the case of corruption studies by Dr. Li Hui

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