HKU Partnership Awards
King’s and the University of Hong Kong (HKU) each offer an annual Partnership Award that enables a member of staff at each university to spend time at the partner institution.
Awards made in 2012/13:
HKU staff visiting King's
King's staff visiting HKU
Professor Eric So (Haematological Medicine & Cancer Studies) will be working with Professor LC Chan (Department of Pathology at the Li K Shing Faculty of Medicine) to analyse the epigenome of MLL leukaemia in both mouse models and primary patient samples to significantly advance a strategic research area and expedite the speed of translating his critical research findings into patent’s benefits.
Dr Chin-Kuo Chang (Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry) will be working with Professor Paul Yip (Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, Department of Social Work and Social Administration) to foster collaborations for suicide research and prevention amongst people with serious mental illness.
Dr Natalie Gold (Department of Philosophy) will be working with Dr David McCarthy (Department of Philosophy, HKU) on shared research interests in the Expected Utility Theory model of rational choice, deviations from that model and their implications for philosophy.
HKU to King’s
2011/12: Dr C.K.Y. Chan (Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning), Professor L.C. Chan (Department of Pathology)
2010/11: Dr. K.C. Tan-Un (Biological Sciences), Dr. Sharron S.K. Leung (Nursing), Dr. S.E. Chua (Psychiatry) and Dr. David R. Carless (Education)
2009/10: Dr. P.M. Roberts (Humanities), Mr. Thomas Cheng (Law), Dr. Godfrey C.F. Chan (Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine) and Dr. Grainne M. McAlonan (Psychiatry).
King’s to HKU
2011/12: Dr Jeremy Hodgen (Education & Professional Studies, School of Social Science & Public Policy), Dr Craig Morgan (Health Service and Population Research, Institute of Psychiatry), Dr Jenny Yiend (Psychosis Studies, Institute of Psychiatry)
2010/11: Veronica Yu (Medical & Molecular Genetics) and Richard Overill (Informatics)
2009/10: Mike Raco (Geography)
2008/09: Brian Hurwitz (English) and Nicole Tan (Psychology – IoP)
For more information about the HKU Partnership Award please contact Bee Ong, King's Worldwide Projects Officer.