UIC recognised the excellent achievements of four teachers and acknowledged the commitment of 41 long-serving staff members at a ceremony on 23 February.

Dr Yi-lung Kuo (Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology, DST), Dr Edoardo Monaco (Director and Assistant Professor of Government and International Relations, DHSS), and Dr Ying May Wang (Assistant Professor of Applied Economics, DBM) received the President’s Award for Teaching and Service.

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President Ng Ching-Fai presents the President’s Award for Teaching and Service to (from l) Dr Yi-lung Kuo, Dr Edoardo Monaco and Dr Ying May Wang

Prof Baojun Xu (Professor of Food Science and Technology, DST) was given the President’s Award for Research.

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Prof Baojun Xu receives the President’s Award for Research from President Ng

In addition, a total of 40 staff members were presented the Long Service Award for their decade-long loyalty and dedication.

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1服务奖412The Long Service Award recipients

In his speech, UIC President Ng Ching-Fai extended his congratulations and gratitude to the awardees for their contributions to UIC, adding that with their dedication and enthusiasm, “we can continue to scale new heights” in UIC’s second decade.

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John Lamar Halstead, Assistant Director of ELC, gives a speech as the long-serving staff representative

UIC launched two types of President’s Awards for academic staff for Teaching and Service in 2015, as well as for Research in 2016. In 2015, the first recipients of the Long Service Award were honoured.

Reporter: Yvette Zhang (ATS, Year 3)
Photographer: Wang Xiaopeng, Wymen Yang, Zheng Jinglin
Editor: Deen He
(from MPRO, with special thanks to the ELC)