Honours & Awards

  • Prof. Suzanne So was awarded the UGC Teaching Award (Early Career Category) in recognition of her outstanding teaching performance and achievements, as well as their leadership and scholarly contributions to teaching and learning within and across universities.
    Please refer to the UGC website http://www.ugc.edu.hk/eng/ugc/about/press_speech_other/press/2017/pr07092017.html for the presentation ceremony.

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  • Prof. Winnie Mak was awarded the 《JESSICA Most Successful Women》 2017. 《旭茉JESSICA》has been a top selling women’s glossy magazine in Hong Kong under the South China Group. The《JESSICA Most Successful Women Awards》 is an annual award to honor extraordinary Chinese women around the world in recognition of their achievements and contribution to the society. The nomination and voting process has been stringent. 《JESSICA Most Successful Women awardees》are represented in diverse professions and industries, including in the fields of government, business and entrepreneurs, fashion, public relations, performing arts, entertainment, legal, medicine and science, academia, sports, non-government and charity work, etc. Please see: http://www.jessicahk.com/articles/xu-mo-jessica-cheng-gong-nu-xing-2017-mai-ying-si
  • Ms. Fang Wang, our Ph.D. student, was awarded an Exchange Grant by the Sino Suisse Science and Technology Cooperation for a research stay at the lab of Prof. Silvia Brem, Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Zurich.
  • Mr. Randolph Chun Ho Chan, our Ph.D. student, received the 2017 Dr. Richard A. Rodriguez Division 44 Student Travel Award of the Division 44 Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity.
  • Prof. Winnie W.S. Mak was elevated to the Fellow status in the Society for Community Research and Action, which is Division 27 of the American Psychological Association, in 2017.
  • Mr. Randolph C.H. Chan, our Ph.D. student, was selected as one of the attendees for the Summer Institute in Social and Personality Psychology (SISPP) hosted by the University of Southern California and received full scholarship for it by the National Science Foundation and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Graduate Student Training Endowment in 2017.
  • Prof. Helene H.L. Fung was awarded The Gerontologist with the Reviewer with Most Reviews Award in 2016
  • Prof. Helene H.L. Fung received the 2016 APA Division 52 Henry David International Mentoring Award
  • Prof. Helene H.L. Fung was elected to be a fellow of Division 52 (international psychology) of the American Psychological Association in 2016.
  • Prof. Helene H.L. Fung was elected to the position of Behavioral and Social Science Member-At-Large of the Gerontological Society of America in 2016. The election involved a vigorous process of nomination and international voting, and Prof. Fung is the first non-American being elected to this position.
  • The article "Managing conflict at work: comparison between younger and older managerial employees" by Dr. Dannii Yeung (our former Ph.D. student), Prof. Helene H.L. Fung and Prof. Darius K.S. Chan published in International Journal of Conflict Management has won Emerald 2016 Literati Award with the title of Highly Commended Paper.
  • Prof. Suzanne H.W. So received the Faculty of Social Science Exemplary Teaching Award 2016 for her outstanding teaching.

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  • Prof. Winnie W.S. Mak received the Faculty of Social Science Research Mentorship Award 2016.

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  • Ms. Xue Yang, our Ph.D. student, won the APA Division 52 Student International Research Award 2016.
  • Mr. Randolph C.H. Chan, our Ph.D. student, was selected as one of the Emerging Scholars for the International Congress of Psychology 2016 Emerging Scholars' Program.
  • Mr. Siu Kin Lee, our undergraduate student, was awarded the Leung Lai Siu Chun Memorial Scholarship 2016-17.

 

External Honours and Awards received by our Faculty Members

Year Faculty Member Honours & Awards
2017 Prof. Suzanne H.W. So the UGC Teaching Award (Early Career Category)
2017 Prof. Winnie W.S. Mak the《JESSICA Most Successful Women》2017
2017 Prof. Winnie W.S. Mak elevated to the Fellow status in the Society for Community Research and Action, which is Division 27 of the American Psychological Association
2016 Prof. Helene H.L. Fung The Gerontologist with the Reviewer with Most Reviews Award
2016 Prof. Helene H.L. Fung The APA Division 52 Henry David International Mentoring Award
2016 Prof. Helene H.L. Fung elected to be a fellow of Division 52 (international psychology) of the American Psychological Association
2016 Prof. Helene H.L. Fung elected to the position of Behavioral and Social Science Member-At-Large of the Gerontological Society of America. Prof. Fung is the first non-American being elected to this position
2016 Prof. Helene H.L. Fung &
Prof. Darius K.S. Chan
The article "Managing conflict at work: comparison between younger and older managerial employees" by Dr. Dannii Yeung (our former Ph.D. student), Prof. Helene H. L. Fung and Prof. Darius K. S. Chan published in International Journal of Conflict Management has won Emerald 2016 Literati Award with the title of Highly Commended Paper.
2014 Prof. Fanny M. Cheung Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to the International Advancement of Applied Psychology by the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP). This is the first time an Asian psychologist being presented with this award.
2013-14 Prof. Catherine A. McBride &
Prof. Him Cheung
Prof. Catherine A. McBride (PI) and Prof. Him Cheung (Co-I) were funded by RGC Collaborative Research Fund (CRF) for the project “Reading Development in Chinese and in English: Genetic and Neuroscience Correlates”. This is the first time that the Faculty of Social Science at CUHK has obtained a CRF grant.
2013 Prof. Fanny M. Cheung The APS website included the profile of Prof. Fanny M. Cheung, Choh-Ming Li Professor of Psychology, "I'm a Psychological Scientist", under the theme "The Faces and Minds of Psychological Science"
2012-13 Prof. Catherine A. McBride funded by RGC Prestigious Fellowship Scheme under Humanities and Social Sciences Panel for the project "A Review of "Universal" Models of Word Reading in Relation to Chinese Learning"
2012 Prof. Fanny M. Cheung co-recipient of the American Psychological Association (APA) Award
2012 Prof. Winnie W.S. Mak awarded Fellow status in the Association of Psychological Science (APS)
2012 Prof. Helene H.L. Fung awarded Fellow status of Division 20 of the American Psychological Association
2011 Prof. Him Cheung awarded Fellow status in the Association of Psychological Science (APS)
2011 Prof. Helene H.L. Fung awarded Fellow status of Behavioral and Social Sciences Section of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
2010 Prof. Helene H.L. Fung Margret M. Baltes Early Career Award in Behavioral and Social Gerontology from the Gerontological Society of America
2010 Prof. Helene H.L. Fung elected to be a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (formerly known as American Psychological Society)
2009 Prof. Catherine A. McBride elected to be the Vice President (and then President-Elect, President, and Past President, each for 2 years) of the Society for the Scientific Studies of Reading
2008 Prof. Fanny M. Cheung awarded Fellow status in the Association of Psychological Science (APS)
2008 Prof. Helene H.L. Fung Retirement Research Foundation Mentor Award offered by the American Psychological Association.

Internal Honours and Awards received by our Faculty Members

Year Faculty Member Honours & Awards
2016 Prof. Suzanne H.W. So Faculty of Social Science Exemplary Teaching Award
2016 Prof. Winnie W.S. Mak Faculty of Social Science Research Mentorship Award
2015-16 Prof. Winnie W.S. Mak Outstanding Fellow of the Faculty of Social Science
2015-16 Prof. Winnie W.S. Mak Research Excellence Award
2015 Prof. Helene H.L. Fung Faculty of Social Science Research Mentorship Award
2015 Prof. Hsuan-Chih Chen Emeritus Professor with effective from August 1, 2015
2013 Prof. Fanny M. Cheung Choh-Ming Li Professorships (University-level).
Prof. Cheung's title is Choh-Ming Li Professor of Psychology (卓敏心理學講座教授) effective from January 1, 2013.
2012-13 Prof. Helene H.L. Fung Research Excellence Award
2011 Prof. Takeshi Hamamura Faculty of Social Science Exemplary Teaching Award
2010-11 Prof. Agnes S.Y. Chan Research Excellence Award
2010-11 Prof. Liqiang Huang Young Researcher Award
2010 Prof. Alan C.N. Wong Faculty of Social Science Exemplary Teaching Award
2009-10 Prof. Hsuan-Chih Chen Research Excellence Award
2008-09 Prof. Winnie W.S. Mak Young Researcher Award
2008 Prof. Patrick W.L. Leung Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award
2008 Prof. Patrick W.L. Leung Faculty of Social Science Exemplary Teaching Award
2007-08 Prof. Him Cheung Young Researcher Award
2007 Prof. Helene H.L. Fung Faculty of Social Science Exemplary Teaching Award
2006-07 Prof. Catherine A. McBride Research Excellence Award
2006-07 Prof. Helene H.L. Fung Young Researcher Award
2006 Prof. Winnie W.S. Mak Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award
2006 Prof. Winnie W.S. Mak Faculty of Social Science Exemplary Teaching Award
2006 Prof. Catherine A. McBride Faculty of Social Science Exemplary Teaching Award

External Honours and Awards received by our Graduates and Students

Year Student Programme Honours & Awards
2017 Ms. Fang Wang Ph.D. in Psychology Exchange Grant by the Sino Suisse Science and Technology Cooperation for a research stay at the lab of Prof. Silvia Brem, Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Zurich.
2017 Mr. Randolph C.H. Chan Ph.D. in Psychology The 2017 Dr. Richard A. Rodriguez Division 44 Student Travel Award of the Division 44 Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity.
2017 Mr. Randolph C.H. Chan Ph.D. in Psychology selected as one of the attendees for the Summer Institute in Social and Personality Psychology (SISPP) hosted by the University of Southern California and received full scholarship for it by the National Science Foundation and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Graduate Student Training Endowment
2016 Ms. Xue Yang Ph.D. in Psychology The APA Division 52 Student International Research Award
2016 Mr. Randolph C.H. Chan Ph.D. in Psychology selected as one of the Emerging Scholars for the International Congress of Psychology Emerging Scholars' Program
2015 Ms. Minjie Lu Ph.D. in Psychology The APA Division 52 Student International Research Award
2015 Ms. Yuen Wan Ho Ph.D. in Psychology selected by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology to attend its summer school at Northeastern University, with financial support
2015 Ms. Amanda C.M. Li M.S.Sc. in Clinical Psychology full scholarship offered by the 7th International Conference Together Against Stigma: Each Mind Matters -- Empowering Community Mental Health through Research, Practice, Policy, and Advocacy
2015 Mr. Randolph C.H. Chan Ph.D. in Psychology full scholarship offered by the 7th International Conference Together Against Stigma: Each Mind Matters -- Empowering Community Mental Health through Research, Practice, Policy, and Advocacy
2015 Ms. Amanda C.M. Li M.S.Sc. in Clinical Psychology Fellowship by the Center for Dignity, Recovery, and Empowerment
2014-15 Ms. Gloria Y.K. Ma Ph.D. in Psychology Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship
2014-15 Mr. Hodar H.W. Lam M.Phil. in Psychology Li Po Chun Charitable Trust Fund Postgraduate Scholarship
2014-15 Mr. Dwight C.K. Tse B.S.Sc. in Psychology Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship for Overseas Studies
2014 Ms. Da Jiang Ph.D. in Psychology Behavioral and Social Sciences Student Research Award (Dissertation Category) of the Gerontological Society of America
2014 Ms. Sylvia C. Kalindi &
Prof. Catherine A. McBride
Ph.D. in Psychology BDA International Conference Poster Prize in the category of 'Poster that best exemplifies the conference theme' in the 9th British Dyslexia International Conference
2014 Ms. Amy T.Y. Chan Ph.D. in Psychology Australia Awards Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships as well as the Cheung Kong Research Fellowship (for top 5 recipients of the Endeavor Award globally)
2013-14 Ms. Gloria Y.K. Ma B.S.Sc. in Psychology Sir Edward Youde Memorial Scholarship for Disabled Students
2013 Mr. Siu Kwan Chong M.Phil. in Psychology Dr. Richard A. Rodriguez Division 44 Student Travel Award, Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity, Division 44 (Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues) of the American Psychological Association
2012-13 Mr. Kevin K.S. Chan Ph.D. in Psychology CNOOC Grants under the Global Scholarship Programme for Research
2012 Mr. Kevin K.S. Chan Ph.D. in Psychology selected to attend the 42nd St. Gallen Symposium to be one of the 200 Leaders of Tomorrow from all over the world
2012 Mr. Edmond K.P. Chan B.S.Sc. in Psychology selected to attend the 42nd St. Gallen Symposium to be one of the 200 Leaders of Tomorrow from all over the world
2012 Ms. Silvia S.Y. Lam &
Prof. Catherine A. McBride
M.Phil. in Psychology best poster presentation award in the 14th International Conference on the Processing of East Asian Languages
2012 Ms. Tianyuan Li Ph.D. in Psychology ESPO Poster Award in the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of GSA (Gerontological Society of America)
2011-12 Ms. Tianyuan Li Ph.D. in Psychology Lion Dr. Francis K. Pan Scholarship
2011-12 Mr. Hui Chen Ph.D. in Psychology CNOOC Grants under the Global Scholarship Programme for Research
2011 Ms. Man Yee Ho Ph.D. in Psychology Fulbright award to conduct her dissertation research at Virginia Commonwealth University in the USA for ten months
2011 Mr. Xin Zhang Ph.D. in Psychology ESPO (Emerging Scholar & Professional Organization) poster award from the Gerontological Society of America
2011 Miss Emily P.Y. Ho M.Phil. in Psychology Young Leaders Selection Award by Harbour Junior Chamber (Member of Junior Chamber International)
2010-11 Mr. Kevin K.S. Chan Ph.D. in Psychology Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship for Postgraduate Research Students
2010 Mr. Xin Zhang Ph.D. in Psychology award funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) as part of its PhD-Net Initiative (Funding Line 2) and by the partner universities to support his study at DAAD Winter School titled "Fundamentals of Human Development and Aging." at Heidelberg University, Germany
2010 Ms. Eva C.M. Lai M.Phil in Psychology Emerging Scholars Award given by the International Association of Applied Psychology at the 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology
2009-10 Miss Xueying Luo Ph.D. in Psychology CNOOC Grants under the Global Scholarship Programme for Research
2009-10 Miss Wen Xiao Ph.D. in Psychology CNOOC Grants under the Global Scholarship Programme for Research
2009 Ms. Juan Zhang Ph.D. in Psychology Jacobs Foundation International Travel Award to support her attendance at the 2009 Biennial Meeting in Denver, Colorado
2009 Ms. Juan Zhang Ph.D. in Psychology SRCD (Society for Research in Child Development) Dissertation Funding Award
2008 Ms. Jin You Ph.D. in Psychology Award of Merit from the International Psychology Division of the American Psychology Association (Div 52)
2008 Mr. Xin Zhang M.Phil in Psychology Award of Merit from the International Psychology Division of the American Psychology Association (Div 52)
2008 Miss Xiuli Tong Ph.D. in Psychology Rebecca L. Sandak Young Investigator Award for best interactive paper at the 2008 annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Studies of Reading
2008 Mr. Siron S.L. Ng B.S.Sc. in Psychology Hong Kong Rhodes Scholar, one of the most prestigious academic awards for postgraduate studies

Internal Honours and Awards received by our Graduates and Students

Year Student Programme Honours & Awards
2016-17 Mr. Siu Kin Lee B.S.Sc. in Psychology Leung Lai Siu Chun Memorial Scholarship
2015-16 Ms. Yuet Yee Chung B.S.Sc. in Psychology Leung Lai Siu Chun Memorial Scholarship
2015-16 Mr. Chun Leung Yu B.S.Sc. in Psychology Reaching Out Award for the participation of the 31st International Congress of Psychology in Japan in July 2016
2015-16 Ms. Man Him Chu B.S.Sc. in Psychology Reaching Out Award for the participation of the 31st International Congress of Psychology in Japan in July 2016
2015-16 Ms. Holly Hiu Hei Ho B.S.Sc. in Psychology Reaching Out Award for the participation of the 31st International Congress of Psychology in Japan in July 2016
2015-16 Ms. Yuen Wan Ho Ph.D. in Psychology Reaching Out Award for the participation of the FACS (Facial Action Coding System) Workshop in the USA in January 2015
2015-16 Ms. Harriet Hei Wai Lo B.S.Sc. in Psychology Talent Development Scholarship in Music & Performing Arts
2015-16 Mr. Tsz Ho Pang B.S.Sc. in Psychology Talent Development Scholarship in Music & Performing Arts
2015 Mr. Jiushu Xie Ph.D. in Psychology Psychology Department Thesis Award
2014-15 Ms. Yuen Wan Ho Ph.D. in Psychology Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence Award
2014-15 Ms. Fan Zhang Ph.D. in Psychology Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence Award
2014-15 Mr. Man Chung Hui B.S.Sc. in Psychology Leung Lai Siu Chun Memorial Scholarship
2013-14 Ms. Hoi Lam Ho B.S.Sc. in Psychology Leung Lai Siu Chun Memorial Scholarship
2013-14 Dr. Kevin K.S. Chan Ph.D. in Psychology Postgraduate Research Output Award
2012-13 Ms. Carol S.L. Chan M.Phil. in Psychology Talent Development Scholarship in Sports & Games
2012 Ms. Joyce L.Y. Kwan Ph.D. in Psychology Faculty of Social Science Young Scholars Dissertation Award
2011-12 Mr. Long Him Lai B.S.Sc. in Psychology Academic Creativity Award of Chung Chi College
2011-12 Ms. Hoi Yan Pau B.S.Sc. in Psychology Academic Creativity Award of Chung Chi College
2011-12 Ms. Wing Ki Kwok B.S.Sc. in Psychology General Education Student’s Best Work Award
2011-12 Ms. Priscilla L.C. Shum B.S.Sc. in Psychology General Education Student’s Best Work Award
2011-12 Ms. Gloria Y.K. Ma B.S.Sc. in Psychology Outstanding Award of the I.CARE Research and Studies Scheme
2011 Miss Fan Zhang B.S.Sc. in Psychology Sir Run Run Shaw Gold Medal by Shaw College
2010 Ms. Juan Zhang Ph.D. in Psychology Postgraduate Research Output Award
2009 Mr. Duo Liu Ph.D. in Psychology Postgraduate Research Output Award