HKBU Library Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research - 2016 Results


The Library is pleased to announce the results of the 2016 HKBU Library Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research.

Award Winner

Mr. Chan Hei Yin
Title : Devolution in the “Center”: Autonomy, Control and Intergovernmental Relations
Nominating Faculty : Dr. Kang Yi, Department of Government and International Studies
Remark : "The author is very thoughtful in case selection and research design. Relying on archival research and secondary soruces, make excellent use of library resources to provide rich description and solid analysis. The paper is well-written , rigorous and informative." ;
" Demonstrated a very systematic and comprehensive research process", " make great use of primary sources ( e.g. government documents in both English and Spanish)", "Exemplary".


Honourable Mentions

Ms. Cheng Wing Sum
Title : A Climate Change Research Study - City of Jinan
Nominating Faculty : Dr. Chun Kwok Pan, Department of Geography
Remark : “Great data analysis", "succinct and logical”, "undertook an excellent statistical investigation", "provides excellent explanation of her results based on different climate works".

Ms. Keung Yin
Title : A Critique review of the "China Threat Theory"
Nominating Faculty : Dr. Krzysztof Sliwinski, Department of Government and International Studies
Remark : “Comprehensive review of existing literature” , “demonstrated keen attention to source credibility and authority” .

Ms. Li Tung Yui
Title : The Role of Power Plays in the Syrian Crisis
Nominating Faculty : Dr. Krzysztof Sliwinski, Department of Government and International Studies
Remark : “Well-researched”, “showed a good understanding of the research process, made effective use of various Library and online resources”.  

Mr. Wong Chun Ho
Title : 論葉燮 «原詩» 中的「正變」發展觀
Nominating Faculty : Prof. Timothy Chan, Department of Chinese
Remark : “A careful selection of high-quality sources used”," well organized and fine argument", "made good use of books and articles".

 

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The Winner will be awarded a cash prize of HK$3,000, and each of the Honourable Mention recipients will be awarded a cash prize of HK$500.

The Selection Committee would like to thank nominating faculty and acknowledge the excellent research skills demonstrated in the projects submitted by Award nominees.

More details of Award Ceremony will be announced later.