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Dr LI, Yongyan

Personal Particulars

Dr LI, Yongyan

李詠燕

BA, MA, PhD

Associate Professor

Social Contexts and Policies of Education

Tel: (852) 3917 2415

Location: Room 661, Meng Wah Complex

Areas of Expertise:

English for Research Publication Purposes; English for Academic Purposes; writing in disciplines; second language writing

Areas of Expertise

Teaching Areas:
Research methods; written discourse; research writing/academic writing

Research Interests:
Writing in postgraduate professional development programmes; teaching English for Research Publication Purposes;  English for Academic Purposes teachers' professional development; English as an Additional Language scholars writing for international publication; writing from sources

Projects
  1. Chinese conceptualisations of "plagiarism" and intertextual education in schools. GRF, RGC (2020-2022).
  2. Linking the academic and professional worlds: Written assignments and feedback in a Master-level postgraduate programme. GRF, RGC (2018-2020).
  3. English academic writing (EAW) instruction to graduate  students at Chinese universities: A mixed-methods investigation. Seed Fund for Basic Research, HKU (2017-2019).
  4. Written assignments and feedback in a Master of Education programme. Faculty Teaching Development Fund, HKU (2015-2017).
  5. Pluralising academic discourses in social sciences: Institutional change in the management research in an emerging economy, Faculty Research Fund, HKU (2015-2016).
  6. Scientists navigating the intertextual landscape and writing from sources. Faculty Research Fund, HKU (2015).
  7. Intertextuality and citation: A historical study of Chinese textual education. Small Project Fund, HKU (2012- 2014).
  8. SCI publication and EFL Chinese medical doctors. Faculty Research Fund, HKU (2012-2013).
  9. Navigating the intertextual landscape and traversing the plagiarism minefield: University students in Hong Kong and Mainland China writing in the academy. GRF, RGC (2011-2014).
  10. Textual borrowing across disciplines: Negotiating the boundary of acceptability. Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research, HKU (2010- 2012).
  11. Cite Like an Academic: A Corpus-informed course on MOODLE. Faculty Teaching Development Fund, HKU (2009 - 2011).
Publications
 
  1. Li, Y., & Flowerdew, J. (2020). Teaching English for Research Publication Purposes (ERPP): A review of language teachers' pedagogical initiatives. English for Specific Purposes59, 29-41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.esp.2020.03.002  
  2. Li, Y. (2020). Language--content partnership in higher education: Development and opportunities. Higher Education Research & Development, 39(3). doi:10.1080/07294360.2019.1685947
  3. Li, Y., & Ma, X. (2020). Chinese EAP teachers’ graduate-level English academic writing instruction and their professional development. Ibérica.
  4. Li, Y., Ma, X., Zhao, J., & Hu, J. (2020). Graduate-level research writing instruction: Two Chinese EAP teachers’ localized ESP genre-based pedagogy. Journal of English for Academic  Purposes. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeap.2019.100813 
  5. Li, Y., Li, D., Yang, W., & Li, H. (2019). Negotiating the teaching-research nexus: A case of classroom teaching in an MEd program. New Zealand Journal of Education Studies. doi: 10.1007/s40841-019-00150-3
  6. Lei, J., & Li, Y. (2019). Teaching English for Research Publication Purposes: A review of pedagogical practices [Chinese]. Waiyujie [Foreign Language World], (5), 48-56.
  7. Li, Y., Cargill, M., Gao, X., Wang, X., & O’Connor, P. (2019). A scientist in interdisciplinary team-teaching in an English for Research Publication Purposes classroom: Beyond a “cameo role”. Journal of English for Academic Purposes40, 129-140.  
  8. Li, Y., Flowerdew, J., & Cargill, M. (2018). Teaching English for Research Publication Purposes to science students in China: A case study of an experienced teacher in the classroom. Journal of English for Academic Purposes. 35, 116-129.
  9. Li, Y., & Hu, G. (2018). Collaborating with management academics in a new economy: Benefits and challenges. Publicationsdoi:10.3390/publications6010005
  10. Li, Y., & Hu, G. (2018). Supporting students’ assignment writing: What lecturers do in a Master of Education programme. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 43(1), 1-13. doi: 10.1080/02602938.2016.1274017
  11. Li, Y., Ge, M., Chen, Q., Hu, X., & Chu, S. K. W. (2017). Secondary school students’ source reporting and evaluation in project writing. Writing & Pedagogy9(2), 301-330.
  12. Li, Y., Hyland, F., & Hu, G. (2017). Prompting MEd students to engage with academia and the professional world through feedback. Journal of English for Academic Purposes. doi: 10.1016/j.jeap.2017.02.005
  13. Li, Y., & Hu, G. (2017). Chinese management academics’ English-medium scholarly experience: Comparative perspectives on overseas-trained and home-trained scholars. Ibérica, 33, 71-96.
  14. Li, Y. (2016). Chinese postgraduate medical students researching for publication. Publications, 4(3). doi:10.3390/publications4030025
  15. Li, Y. (2016). “Publish SCI papers or no degree”: Practices of Chinese doctoral supervisors in response to the publication pressure on science students. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 36(4), 545-558. doi: 10.1080/02188791.2015.1005050.
  16. Li, Y. (2015). Accessing fellow academics as research participants: Constraints, collegiality, and “academic citizenship”. Publications, 3, 131-149. doi:10.3390/publications3020131
  17. Casanave, C. P., Li, Y. (2015). Novices’ struggles with conceptual and theoretical framing in writing dissertations and papers for publication. Publications, 3, 104-119.
  18. Li, Y. (2015). ‘Standing on the shoulders of giants’: Recontextualization in writing from sources. Science and Engineering Ethics, 21(5), 1297-1314.
  19. Li, Y. (2014). Boundary crossing: Chinese orthopedic surgeons as researchers. Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 44(4), 423-449.
  20. Li, Y. (2014). Seeking entry to the North American market: Chinese management academics publishing internationally. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 13, 41-52.
  21. Li, Y. (2014). Chinese medical doctors negotiating the pressure of the publication requirement. Ibérica, 28, 107-128.
  22. Li, Y. (2014). Chinese doctors connecting to the English publishing world: Literature access, editorial services, and training in publication skills. Publications, 2, 1-13. doi:10.3390/publications2010001.
  23. Li, Y. (2013). Academic staff’s perspectives upon student plagiarism: A case study at a university in Hong Kong. Asia Pacific Journal of Education. doi: 10.1080/02188791.2013.835710.
  24. Li, Y. (2013). First year ESL students developing critical thinking: Challenging the stereotypes. Journal of Education and Training Studies, 1(2), 186-196.
  25. Li, Y. (2013). Three ESL students writing a policy paper assignment: An activity-analytic perspective. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 12, 73-86.
  26. Li, Y. (2012). Undergraduate students searching and reading Web sources for writing. Educational Media International, 49, 201-215.
  27. Li, Y. (2012). Studying the issue of plagiarism at a university in Hong Kong: An exploration of the teaching and learning processes. The Hong Kong Journal of Applied Linguistics, 13(2), 22-32.
  28. Li, Y. (2012). “I have no time to find out where the sentences came from; I just rebuild them”: A biochemistry professor eliminating novices’ textual borrowing. Journal of Second Language Writing, 21, 59-70.
  29. Li, Y., & Casanave, C. P. (2012). Two first-year students’ strategies for writing from sources: Patchwriting or plagiarism? Journal of Second Language Writing, 21(2), 165-180.
  30. Li, Y. (2012). Text-based plagiarism in scientific publishing: Issues, developments and education. Science and Engineering Ethics. DOI 10.1007/s11948-012-9367-6.
  31. Cargill, M., O’Connor, P., & Li, Y. (2012). Educating Chinese scientists to write for international journals: Addressing the divide between science and technology education and English language teaching. English for Specific Purposes, 31, 60-69.
  32. Li, Y. (2011). Text-based plagiarism in scientific writing: What Chinese supervisors think about copying and how to reduce it in students’ writing. Science and Engineering Ethics. DOI 10.1007/s11948-011-9342-7
  33. Li, Y., & Qian, D. D. (2010). Profiling Academic Word List (AWL) in a financial corpus. System, 38, 402-411.
  34. Li, Y., & Flowerdew, J. (2009). International engagement versus local commitment: Hong Kong academics in the humanities and social sciences writing for publication. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 8, 279-293.
  35. Flowerdew, J., & Li, Y. (2009). English or Chinese?: The trade-off between local and international publication among Chinese academics in the humanities and social sciences. Journal of Second Language Writing, 1, 1-16.
  36. Li, Y., & Flowerdew, J. (2007). Shaping Chinese novice scientists’ manuscripts for publication. Journal of Second Language Writing, 16, 100-117.
  37. Flowerdew, J., & Li, Y. (2007). Plagiarism and second language writing in an electronic age. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 27, 161–183.
  38. Li, Y. (2007). Composing citations through language reuse: A doctoral student of biomedicine writing a research paper. Asian Journal of English Language Teaching, 17, 1-27.
  39. Li, Y. (2007). Apprentice scholarly writing in a community of practice: An “intraview” of an NNES graduate student writing a research article. TESOL Quarterly, 41(1), 55-79.
  40. Flowerdew, J., & Li, Y. (2007). Language re-use among Chinese apprentice scientists writing for publication. Applied Linguistics, 28, 440-465.
  41. Li, Y. (2006). A doctoral student of physics writing for international publication: A sociopolitically-oriented case study. English for Specific Purposes, 25, 456-478.
  42. Li, Y. (2006). Negotiating knowledge contribution to multiple discourse communities: A doctoral student of computer science writing for publication. Journal of Second Language Writing, 15, 159-178.
  43. Li, Y. (2005). Multidimensional enculturation: The case of an EFL Chinese doctoral student. Journal of Asian Pacific Communication, 15, 153-170.
  44. Li, Y. (2003). Lu Xun’s Translation: An examination of language and style. Translation Quarterly (Hong Kong Translation Society), 2003, issue no. 30, 27-55.
  45. Li, Y. (2002). Writing for international publication: The perception of Chinese doctoral researchers. Asian Journal of English Language Teaching, 2002, 12, 179-193.
  46. Li, Y. (2000). Surfing E-mails. English Today. 16(4), 30-34, 55.

 

Book chapters
  1. Li, Y., & Cargill, M. (2019). Seeking supervisor collaboration in a school of sciences at a Chinese university. In K. Hyland & L. Wong (Eds.), Specialised English: New directions in ESP and EAP research and practice (pp. 242-254). London & New York: Routledge.
  2. Li, Y. (2019). Mentoring junior scientists for research publication. In P. Habibie & K. Hyland (Eds.), Novice writers and scholarly publication: Authors, mentors, gatekeepers (pp. 233-250). Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.
  3. Li, Y., & Cargill, M. (2019). Observing and reflecting in an ERPP “master class”: Learning and thinking about application. In J. Corcoran, K. Englander & L. Muresan (Eds.), Pedagogies and policies on publishing research in English: Local initiatives supporting international scholars. London & New York: Routledge.
  4. Li, Y., & Flowerdew, J. (2019). What really is the relationship between plagiarism and culture? Some thoughts from the Chinese context. In D. Pecorari & P. Shaw (Eds.), Student plagiarism in higher education: Reflections on teaching practice (pp. 140-156). London & New York: Routledge.
  5. Li, Y., & Ma, X. (2018). Teaching English academic writing to graduate students across disciplines at Chinese universities. In X. You (Ed.), Transnational writing education: Theory, history, and practice (pp. 222-243). New York & London: Routledge.
  6. Li, Y. (2017). ‘The one who is out of the ordinary shall win’: Research supervision toward publication in a Chinese hospital. In M. Cargill & S. Burgess (Eds.), Publishing research in English as an Additional Language: Practices, pathways and potentials (pp. 187-208). Adelaide, South Australia: University of Adelaide Press.
  7. Li, Y., & Yang, R. (2017). Chinese business schools pursuing growth through international publication: Evidence from institutional genres. In M. J. Curry & T. Lillis (Eds.), Global academic publishing: Policies, practices, and pedagogies (pp. 50-69). Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
  8. Flowerdew, J., & Li, Y. (2009). The globalization of scholarship: Studying Chinese scholars writing for international publication. In R. M. Manchón (Ed.), Writing in foreign language contexts: Learning, teaching, and research (pp. 156-182). Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
  9. Li, Y., & Flowerdew, J. (2008). Finding one’s way into qualitative case studies in PhD thesis research: An interactive journey of a mentee and her mentor. In C. P. Casanave & X.-M. Li (Eds.), Learning the literacy practices of graduate school: Insiders’ reflections on academic enculturation (pp. 105-120). Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
  10. Li, Y. (2005). Music review: A genre of professional writing. In C.-C. Liu & M. Li (Eds.), On music criticism (pp. 287-311). Hong Kong: Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong.

 

Other publications
  1. Li, Y., & O’Connor, P. (2019). “Scientific writing for impact is a learned skill—it can be enhanced with training”: An interview with Patrick O’Connor. Publications, 7, 1-8. doi:10.3390/publications7010017
  2. Li, Y., & Cargill, M. (2017). Teaching Chinese graduate students of science to write for publication: An interview with Margaret Cargill. Available at http://www.ceapa.cn/d.asp?id=261
  3. Li, Y. (2015) (Ed.). The research and writing processes before publication: From the researchers' perspective. Special issue of Publications. Available at https://www.mdpi.com/journal/publications/special_issues/research-writing-processes#published
  4. Li, Y. (2015). Review of the book Academic publishing: Issues and challenges in the construction of knowledge by Ken Hyland (Oxford University Press, 2015). Journal of Second Language Writing.
  5. Li, Y. (2014). Review of the book A scholar’s guide to getting published in english: Critical choices and practical strategies by Mary Jane Curry and Theresa Lillis (Multilingual Matters, 2013). Journal of Second Language Writing, 25, 100-102.
  6. Li, Y. (2013). Chinese orthopedic surgeons doing clinical research for international publication. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 83, 300-301.
  7. Li, Y. (2013). Review of the book Plagiarism, intellectual property and the teaching of L2 writing by Joel Bloch (Multilingual Matters, 2012). Journal of Second Language Writing, 22, 257-259.
  8. Li, Y. (2012). Review of the book Writing in the devil’s tongue: A history of English composition in China by Xiaoye You (Southern Illinois University Press, 2010). Journal of Second Language Writing, 21, 434-436.
  9. Li, Y. (2000). Review of the book A paradigm lost: The linguistic theories of Mikołaj Kruszewski by Joanna Radwańska-Williams (John Benjamins, 1993). Contemporary Linguistics, Beijing: Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, 2000, no.3, 190-195.
  10. Li, Y. (2002). Towards communicative listening. Teaching English in China. 2002, no.2.
  11. Li, Y. (2000). Phonological change: An issue in historical linguistics [Chinese]. Journal of Nanjing University, supplementary issue on Foreign Languages and Literature, 2000.
Professional Community Services
  1. Editorial & Advisory Board member, Journal of English for Research Publication Purposes (John Benjamins)
  2. Book review co-editor, Journal of Second Language Writing (Elsevier) (2016-2019) 
  3. Editorial board member, Journal of English for Academic Purposes (Elsevier)
  4. Editorial board member, Publications (OA, MDPI)
  5. Manuscript reader for many other journals, e.g., English for Specific Purposes, Science & Engineering Ethics, Studies in Higher Education and other higher education journals
Others
 
Conference presentations
  1. Li, Y., Flowerdew, J., & Cargill, M. (2019). English for Research Publication Purposes instruction for science research students: An experienced teacher’s classroom strategies. Paper presented at China EAP Association (CEAPA) Annual Conference, May 24-26, 2019, Shanghai, China.
  2. Ma, X., Chen, L., Hu, J., Zhao, J., Liang, X., Xie, X., & Li, Y. (2019). Genre-focused teaching of English academic writing to graduate students at Chinese universities: Practices and negotiations in classrooms. Colloquium presented at China EAP Association (CEAPA) Annual Conference, May 24-26, 2019, Shanghai, China.Lei, J., & Li, Y. (2019). English academic writing instruction in Chinese universities: A survey study. Paper presented at China EAP Association (CEAPA) Annual Conference, May 24-26, 2019, Shanghai, China.
  3. Lei, J., & Li, Y. (2019). English academic writing instruction in Chinese universities: A survey study. Paper presented at China EAP Association (CEAPA) Annual Conference, May 24-26, 2019, Shanghai, China.
  4. Li, Y., & Li, H. (2018). Co-Constructing research excellence: A case of teaching research methods to an MEd Class. Paper presented at Co-Constructing Excellence: Recognising, Scaffolding, and Building Excellence in University Learning and Teaching, December 18-19, 2018, University of Hong Kong. 
  5. Yang, W., Li, Y., Huang, R., & Li, H. (2018). Dialogue on Master’s students’ research design through feedback: Co-constructing excellence in a Moodle-based collaborative learning space. Paper presented at Co-Constructing Excellence: Recognising, Scaffolding, and Building Excellence in University Learning and Teaching, December 18-19, 2018, University of Hong Kong.
  6. Yang, W., Li, Y., & Li, H. (2018). Agency and mentoring strategies: Master of Education students writing for publication. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on English Across the Curriculum. December 4-5, 2018, Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
  7. Li, Y., & Hu, G. (2018). Mapping written assignments across the sub-disciplines of a Master’s programme. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on English Across the Curriculum. December 4-5, 2018, Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
  8. Lei, J., & Li, Y. (2018). Empowering emerging Chinese EAP teachers through providing training in research:  An exploratory study. Paper presented at the International Conference on Teaching and Researching EFL Writing, October 12-14, 2018, Nanjing, China.
  9. Li, Y., Ma, X., & Hu, G. (2018). Graduate writing instruction at Chinese universities: An interview-based study. Paper presented in the colloquium “Teaching English academic writing to graduate students at Chinese universities” (Li et al.) at the International Conference on Teaching and Researching EFL Writing, October 12-14, 2018, Nanjing, China.
  10. Cargill, M., & Li, Y. (2018). Observing and reflecting in an ERPP “master class”: Learning and thinking about application. Paper presented at PRISEAL4, Iceland, September 14-18, 2018.
  11. Li, Y., & Hu, G. (2018). The ‘dual motives’ of written assignments in an MEd programme. Paper presented at the Symposium for Second Language Writing 2018, August 2-4, Vancouver, Canada.
  12. Casanave, C., & Li, Y. (2018). Writing a meaningful and interesting book review in your L1 or L2. Paper presented at the Symposium for Second Language Writing 2018, August 2-4, 2018, Vancouver, Canada.
  13. Li, Y., & Ma, X. (2018). Writing for Academic Success: An academic writing course for MEd Students. Paper presented at the 16th Asia TEFL International Conference, June 27-29, 2018, University of Macau, China.
  14. Li, Y., & Cargill, M. (2018). Fostering a Collaborative Interdisciplinary Publication Skills Education (CIPSE) approach at a Chinese university. Paper presented at the 13th Quality in Postgraduate Research Conference, April 17-19, 2018, Adelaide, Australia.
  15. Li, Y., & Cargill, M. (2017). Teaching international publication skills to novice scientists in China, and what it means for emerging Chinese EAP teachers. Paper presented at CAES International Conference, Face of English 2: Teaching and Researching Academic and Professional English, June 1-3, 2017, Hong Kong, China.
  16. Li, Y. (2017). “The School plans to grow aggressively”: Chinese business schools pursuing growth through international publication. Paper presented at AAAL2017, March 18-21, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  17. Chen, Q., & Li, Y. (2016). Contextualizing academic writing: A case study at a foreign studies university in China. Paper presented at Symposium on Second Language Writing 2016, October 19-22, 2016, Tempe, AZ, USA.
  18. Jin, B., & Li, Y. (2016). School teachers dabbling in corpus-informed activity design: An exploratory study. Paper presented at HAAL 2016 Conference, June 11, 2016, Hong Kong, China.
  19. Li, Y. (2016). What is “good writing” in a Master of Education programme?: A case study at a university in Hong Kong. Paper presented as an invited speaker at the 2nd Conference on Writing Education across Borders. May 21-22, 2016, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, China.
  20. Chen, Q., & Li, Y. (2016). Exploring Chinese EFL students’ literacy practices surrounding academic writing: Evidence from an ethnographic study. Paper presented at AAAL2016, April 9-12, 2016, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  21. Li, Y., Hyland, F., & Hu, G. (2015). Feedback on Master of Education students’ written assignments: Learning to negotiate the academic and professional worlds. Paper presented at The 14th Symposium on Second Language Writing: Learning to Write for Academic Purposes. November 19-21, 2015, New Zealand.
  22. Li, Y. (2015). “The one who is out of the ordinary shall win”: Research supervision toward publication in a Chinese hospital. Paper presented at PRISEAL3: Researching, teaching and supporting research communication: Perspectives and prospects. October 30 - November 1, 2015, Coimbra, Portugal.
  23. Li, Y. (2015). How do scientists write review articles? Paper presented at International Conference—Faces of English: Theory, practice and pedagogy. June 11-13, CAES, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  24.  Li, Y., & Hu, G. (2015). Collaborating with the management academics in a new economy: Benefits and challenges. Paper presented at Symposium on Writing for Scholarly Publication (invited speaker). May 22-23, City University of Hong Kong.
  25. Li, Y., & Hyland, F. (2015). Written assignments and feedback for Master of Education students : How ‘dual motives’ are being played out. Paper presented at International Conference on Assessment for Learning in Higher Education, May 14-15, Hong Kong.
  26. Li, Y., & Hu, G. (2015). Returnee scholars’ English-medium research productivity: A case of Chinese management academics (CMAs). Paper presented at AAAL2015, March 21-24, Toronto, Canada.
  27. Li, Y. (2014). Journal ranking lists, performativity, and international collaboration: Chinese management academics publishing in English. Paper presented at AAAL 2014, March 22-25, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  28. Li, Y. (2013). Clinicians as researchers: An activity-theoretical perspective. Paper presented at AAAL 2013, March 16-19, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  29. Casanave, C. P., & Li, Y. (2013). Novices’ struggles with conceptual framing in writing papers for publication. Paper presented at TESOL Convention 2013, March 20-23, 2013, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  30. Zhang, M., Neufeld, S., & Li, Y. (2012). Cite Like an Academic: A self-access Moodle workshop teaching citation use to Education postgraduate students. Paper presented at AARE-APERA 2012, December2-6, 2012, University of Sydney, Australia.
  31. Casanave, C. P., & Li, Y. (2012). Whole-person reciprocal mentoring. Paper presented at the 11th Symposium on Second Language Writing: Graduate Study in Second Language Writing, Purdue University, Indiana, USA, September 6-8, 2012.
  32. Li, Y. (2012). Undergraduate students searching and reading Web sources for writing. Paper presented at 2012 International Symposium on Education and Psychology, March 30-April 1, 2012, Hong Kong.
  33. Li, Y. (2011). “Presumption of guilt”: Textual borrowing in novice texts in a biochemistry laboratory at a Chinese university. Paper presented at The Roundtable on Academic Writing, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Dec 1-2, 2011.
  34. Zhang, M., Li, Y., Neufeld, S., Hancioglu, N., & Eldridge, J. (2011). Cite Like an Academic: A corpus-based approach to teaching education students. Paper presented at AILA, Beijing, Aug 23-28, 2011.
  35. Li, Y., & Casanave, C. P. (2011). The footnote game: A student’s strategic intertextual activities on an undergraduate linguistics assignment. Paper presented at the Colloquium on Students’ Use of Sources in Academic Writing, AAAL, Chicago, March 26-29, 2011.
  36. Li, Y., & Casanave, C. P. (2010). Source text citation in undergraduate writing across disciplines. Paper presented at the International Conference on the Enhancing Learning Experiences in Higher Education, University of Hong Kong, December 2-3, 2010.
  37. Li, Y., & Qian, D. (2009). Situating Academic Word List (AWL) in the language of the financial services industry: A corpus-based study. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on English, Discourse and Intercultural Communication, Macao Polytechnic Institute, June 18-20, 2009.
  38. Qian, D., & Li, Y. (2009). Specificity in clusters: Profiling the discourse of the financial service industries in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the BALEAP 2009 Biennial Conference, University of Reading, UK, April 5-7, 2009.
  39. Li, Y., & Warren, M., & (2008). Are collocational frameworks the same across all fields? Paper presented at the Inaugural Conference of the Asian-Pacific Rim LSP and Professional Communication Association, jointly organized by Hong Kong Polytechnic University/City University of Hong Kong, December 8-10, 2008.
  40. Li, Y., & Warren, M. (2008). “‘in...of’: What are collocational frameworks and should we be teaching them?” Paper presented at the 4th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level, jointly organized by Tsinghua University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Jiaxing, Zhejiang, October 11-12, 2008.
  41. Flowerdew, J., & Li, Y. (2008). Publish for assessment: Critical reflections of Chinese academics in research-based universities in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Paper presented at the Conference on Professional Lifelong Learning: Critical Perspectives. Leeds University Business School, UK, June 24, 2008.
  42. Li, Y. (2008). Discourse socialization through writing for publication in English: An ethnographically oriented multiple-case study of Chinese novice scientists. Paper presented as an invited speaker at the featured colloquium on Learners’ Experiences in the Tertiary Context: A Language Socialization Perspective, at the International Conference on Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, June 18-20, 2008.
  43. Li, Y., & Flowerdew, J. (2008). Searching for a disciplinary identity during the PhD: Joint reflection by a mentee and her mentor. Paper presented at the Colloquium on Identity Construction and Transformation in Graduate School, TESOL Convention 2008, New York City, USA, April 2-5, 2008.
  44. Flowerdew, J., & Li, Y. (2008). “To learn to swim you must jump into the river”: Western-trained returnees shifting Chinese academia. The 2008 World University Congress, Davos, Switzerland, Jan 31, 2008.
  45. Flowerdew, J., & Li, Y. (2007). English or Chinese?: The trade-off between local and international publication among Chinese academics in the humanities and social sciences. The 1st HCLS (The Halliday Centre for Intelligent Applications of Language Studies) Conference, on “Becoming a World Language: The growth of Chinese, English and Spanish”, City University of Hong Kong, December 5-7, 2007.
  46. Li, Y. (2007). ELT research in China: Voice in and from the periphery. Paper presented as an invited panel discussant at the 2nd Research Forum of HAAL, on “China as an ELT Powerhouse”, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, June 11, 2007.
  47. Li, Y. (2007). Studying Chinese doctoral science students writing for international publication. Paper presented at The 2nd Research Forum of HAAL, on “China as an ELT Powerhouse”, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, June 11, 2007.
  48. Li, Y. (2007). Gearing up for publishing in English: A writing course for Chinese doctoral science students. Paper presented at The 5th International Conference on ELT in China & the 1st Congress of Chinese Applied Linguistics, Beijing, China, May 16-21, 2007.
  49. Flowerdew, J., & Li, Y. (2007). Problems and strategies in scholarly literacy. Paper presented at AAAL 2007, Coasta Mesa, California, USA, April 21-24, 2007.
  50. Li, Y., & Flowerdew, J. (2007). Finding one’s way into qualitative case studies in PhD thesis research: An interactive journey of a mentee and her mentor. Paper presented at the Colloquium on “Mentoring and being mentored in graduate school”, TESOL Convention 2007, Seattle, USA, Mar 20-24, 2007.
  51. Li, Y. (2006). Context-sensitive theoretical perspectives and research methodologies: An alternative approach to EFL writing research and instruction in China. Paper presented at the 2006 CELEA Annual Conference and 3rd International Conference on CLT in China, Guangzhou, China, Nov 10-13, 2006.
  52. Li, Y. (2006). Overcoming the English-language barrier in writing for publication: The case of Chinese novice scientists. Paper presented at ALAA 2006: Language and Languages: Global and Local Tensions, University of Queensland, Australia, July 5-8, 2006.
  53. Li, Y. (2004). Establishing an academic writing program for science doctoral students in China: Necessity and proposal. Paper presented at The 18th International Language and Education Conference (ILEC), Hong Kong Institute of Education, December 2004.
  54. Li, Y. (2002). Constructing meaning in a one-computer multimedia classroom: A listening/speaking course for doctoral Students. Paper presented at The National Symposium on Computer Network & Multimedia Language Teaching, Nanjing, China, April 2002.
  55. Li, Y. (2001). Writing for international publication: The perception of Chinese doctoral researchers. Paper presented at The 2nd International Conference on Teaching of Second Language Literacy in Asian Contexts, Nanjing, China, July 2001.

 

Seminars/Workshops
  1. EAP/ERPP teachers building teaching-research nexus. School of Foreign Studies, Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin, China, May 23, 2019.
  2. Why do Chinese students plagiarise? Department of English, City University of Hong Kong, March 21, 2019.
  3. Mentoring junior scientists for research publication. Fudan University, Shanghai, China, January 13, 2019.
  4. (with Q. Shao) Writing from sources and avoiding plagiarism Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, November 29, 2018.
  5. Writing for international publication: Challenges and strategies. School of Foreign Languages, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, November 16, 2018.Researching writing in an MEd programme: Developing a research agenda. HAAL Seminar, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, November 13, 2018.
  6. Becoming an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) / English for Research Publication Purposes (ERPP) practitioner-researcher. Foreign Language Department, Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University, Xianyang, China, November 6, 2018.
  7. (with A. Yuen) Case study as a research design. GRF/ECS Workshop Series 2018. Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, June 20, 2018.
  8. Doctoral students writing for international publication: Practices, strategies, and conventions (with J. Lei). Seminar for science research students at Fudan University, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, January 16, 2018.
  9. (with J. Lei) EAP Research Seminars (1, 2 & 3). Seminars for English teachers in an EAP Professional Development Programme, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, January 14-16, 2018.
  10. Dissertation/Thesis Examination for Quality Assurance in Postgraduate Education. Presented at the Consultation Meeting on Degree Thesis Assessment in Foreign Language Studies. Guangdong Foreign Studies University, Guangzhou, China, December 22, 2017.
  11. Teaching graduate students in language education writing for international publication. Seminar presented in a study programme on Writing and Publishing Scientific Research Articles in International Journals. Fudan University, Shanghai, China, January 16, 2017.
  12. Textual copying in scientific writing and how to avoid it. Seminar presented in a study programme on Writing and Publishing Scientific Research Articles in International Journals. Fudan University, Shanghai, China, January 14, 2017.
  13. Researching students’ and scholars’ academic writing processes and practices: Developing an ‘intellectual project’. Department of English, City University of Hong Kong, October 3, 2016.
  14. Getting published in international journals as an English language professional. Forum on Writing for International Publication, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, July 1, 2016.
  15. Researching writing from sources: An example of developing a research agenda. Invited seminar at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, China, May 23, 2016.
  16. (with X. Hu & S. K. W. Chu) Secondary school students’ source use in inquiry project-based learning (PjBL): Working towards avoiding plagiarism and engaging with sources . Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, May 4, 2016.
  17. Novices’ textual borrowing in scientific writing: What supervisors think and how they eliminate it in redrafting. Centre for Applied English Studies (CAES), HKU, April 18, 2012.
  18. Case study research in education. Pre-conference Workshop for the Postgraduate Research Conference, Faculty of Education, HKU, Dec 4, 2009.
  19. Writing for publication as a research student. Department of English, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, March 4, 2009.
  20. Internationalization of Chinese scholarship: Challenges and prospects. Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanjing University, China, July 4, 2008.
  21. Learning to do PhD. Nanjing University, China, June 3, 2008.
  22. Studying Chinese doctoral science students writing for international publication: Methodologies, theories and issues. Centre of Asian Studies (CAS), HKU, June 20, 2006.
  23. Overcoming the English-language barrier in writing for publication: The case of Chinese novice scientists. University of Adelaide, Australia, July 10, 2006.
  24. Music reviews as a professional genre. Department of English & Communication, City University of Hong Kong, April 23, 2004.
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