The Annual Postgraduate Research Symposium 2023 was held on 21 – 23 July 2023 at Zhou Enlai School of Government, Nankai University. It was organized by the Department of Social Work and Social Policy, Nankai University, the Department of Social Work, CUHK and the CUHK-Nankai Joint Research Centre of Social Policy.
The three-day Symposium was successfully held under the theme “High Quality Development: New Journey of the Development of Social Work and Social Policy in China” (“高質量發展：中國社會工作和社會政策發展的新征程”). It served as a platform for distinguished graduate students in social work to exchange knowledge, insights and ideas. The Symposium started with a warm welcome from Nankai University, and the keynote speeches by Prof. Guan Xinping of Nankai University and Prof. To Siu-ming of CUHK in the opening ceremony. More than 60 students from 36 institutions in the Mainland and Hong Kong presented their research projects on social work, social security, social policy, social welfare and related fields in the forums. A total of eight research students were awarded the Best Paper Award.