Research Postgraduate Student Profile

Yim Lok Lam (Elaine)

Elaine is a MPhil student in Faculty of Law, the University of Hong Kong. Her current research focuses on philosophical issues surrounding the morality of immigration, particularly whether states have the right to exclude immigrants. More broadly, her research interests lie in applied ethics, normative ethics and contemporary political philosophy. Prior to commencing her master studies, Elaine worked as a research assistant on projects relating to human rights, public order and Chinese law. She holds a double degree in Bachelor of Social Sciences (Government and Laws) and LLB from the University of Hong Kong, and she spent a year in the University of Edinburgh as an exchange student.

Field of Study: Immigration ethics

Thesis Title: N/A

Programme of Study: Ph.D. 2019

Supervisor(s): Mr. Alexander Green and Prof. Scott Veitch

Publications: N/A

2018: Regional Winner in the Law category, Global Undergraduate Awards

2016-2017: Evergreen Scholarships for Student Enrichment

2016: Complianceplus Consulting Limited Prize for Pro-Bono Work in Clinical Legal Education

2013-2014 (renewed in 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017) HKU Foundation Scholarships for Outstanding Students

Awards: N/A