- Academic discourse
- Second language writing
- Writing pedagogy
- Corpus analysis
- Feedback and teacher-learner interaction
- Hedging and modality
- Messages in tutor responses to students’ writing in English. GRF Funded Project 745610. HK$ 509,303
- Innovation and change in English language education. Unfunded book project with Lillian Wong.
- Persuasion and dialogue in research writing. Unfunded project.
- Academic publishing: episodes in the construction of knowledge. Unfunded project.
- Academic literacy in the new Hong Kong university curriculum. Unfunded project.