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  • Jan 27 2017 >

    Our PhD Student has been awarded a Fulbright-RGC Hong Kong Research Scholarship MoreClose

    We are pleased to announce that Mr William Choi Tsun Man, a PhD student in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, has been awarded a Fulbright-RGC Hong Kong Research Scholarship. 

    The Fulbright-RGC Hong Kong Research Scholar Award Programme was launched in the 2006-07 academic year by the Research Grants Council (RGC) and the Consulate General of the United States in Hong Kong, to support Hong Kong PhD students who wish to undertake research work in the USA.

    The competition is always very keen.  William was selected on the strength of his application and an interview. He will start his half-year stay in the USA from September 2017.

    We are glad that William has decided to further his career in research, having graduated from our Faculty, which has the only Bachelor's degree course in Speech and Hearing Sciences in Hong Kong.  Many congratulations on his achievement.

  • Jan 27 2017 >

    Our PhD graduate wins Gail Kelly Award for the PhD thesis MoreClose

    We are delighted to announce that the PhD thesis of Dr Nutsa Kobakhidze, our PhD graduate, has won the Gail Kelly Award from the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES).

    The award is indeed a significant honour within the comparative education community for an outstanding work that addresses social justice and equity issues in an international context.  The selection criteria demand academic excellence; originality; methodological, theoretical, and empirical rigor; and the international selection committee reads and debates each submission with care. 

    The thesis is entitled Teachers as Tutors: Shadow Education Market Dynamics in Georgia. The electronic copy is accessible through the HKU library here.

    Dr Kobakhidze will receive the award on the evening of March 7, 2017 (Tuesday) during the CIES annual conference in Atlanta, USA.  Please join us in congratulating her!

  • Jan 18 2017 >

    Professor Jimmy de la Torre becomes a co-recipient of the 2017 Bradley Hanson Award given by the National Council on Measurement in Education of USA MoreClose

    We are delighted to share with you news that Professor Jimmy de la Torre has been selected as a co-recipient of the 2017 Bradley Hanson Award given by the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME).

    The NCME has the mission to advance the science and practice of measurement in education. The Bradley Hanson Award has been established to honor Bradley Hanson's contributions to the field of educational measurement and to further advance the goals embodied in his work.

    The award is presented to a candidate who have completed, is working on, or is proposing a project that makes a substantive contribution to the field of educational measurement or the development, instruction or mentoring of new professionals in the field.

    The award will be presented to the recipient at the NCME Annual Meeting on April 26 – 30, 2017 in San Antonio, USA.

    Let us join in congratulating Professor de la Torre on this achievement.

  • Jan 16 2017 >

    Our PhD Graduate won the 3 Minute Thesis Video Competition 2017 organized by the inaugural Comparative and International Education Society's New Scholars Committee MoreClose

    Congratulations to Dr Du Xiaoxin, our PhD graduate, who has been selected as the first place winner in the 3 Minute Thesis Video Competition 2017 organized by the inaugural Comparative and International Education Society's New Scholars Committee.

    The reviewers praised Dr. Du's  presentation about her PhD Thesis entitled “Role Split Phenomenon in Chinese Higher Education” and regarded it as a clear, concise, and well-explained one.

    Dr Du was also the Champion and People’s Choice Award Winner in the 3 Minute Thesis Competition 2016 at the University.

    To watch the video and review the transcript of the video, please visit https://vimeo.com/192188866

  • Jan 10 2017 >

    Conferment of the title of Chair Professor upon Professor Frederick Leung MoreClose

    We are delighted to bring you the exciting news that Professor Frederick Leung, Kintoy Professor in Mathematics Education, has just received the University title of Chair Professor.

    In the University, the title of Chair Professor is reserved for world-class scholars with distinctive accomplishments. Professor Leung is not only a world-class scholar in his area of research, but also a distinguished academic leader within the University and in the wider academic community. We are sincerely happy that the University counts Professor Leung as one of its foremost scholars.

    We express our warmest congratulations to Professor Leung!

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