Psy-Connection Award

Purpose

Applying knowledge to improve human lives has been a major objective of Psychology. The Psy-Connection Award is an annual prize that encourages the creative use of what is learnt in classroom settings to promote the welfare of humankind.

Submission Format

Proposals or completed projects are both welcomed. Participants should submit a brief (no more than three A-4 pages) proposal / report providing the details of the project, as well as supporting materials for the budget, product and its outcomes when applicable.

The product can be in the form of a video, a newspaper article, a website, a tangible device, service or function, etc.

Selection Criteria

The Selection Committee will evaluate the projects and select one winner based on their

  1. Contribution to humankind;
  2. Feasibility (for proposals; include project timeline) or challenges overcome (for completed projects);
  3. Creativity / originality; and
  4. Relevance to psychology / utilization of psychological knowledge or skills.



      

First introduced in AY2012-13, the Psy-Connection Award is an annual prize that encourages the creative use of what is learnt in classroom settings to promote the welfare of humankind. The award is open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students majoring in psychology in our Department. The best project receives an award of HK$10,000.

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