News in Brief (Issue #4)


  • Congratulations to QS Stars-Wharton Reimagine Education Awards Winners (2016)
    Congratulations to Dr. Susan Bridges (Faculty of Education/ Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning) for the Bronze Regional Award (Asia) – QS Stars-Wharton Reimagine Education Awards.
    Project title: Problem-based learning and Educational Technologies in Clinical Education – An Interactional Ethnography

    Congratulations to Dr. Lap-ki Chan (Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine) for the Bronze Winner for Discipline Award (Life Sciences) – QS Stars-Wharton Reimagine Education Awards.
    Project title: Interprofessional Team-based Learning (IPTBL) for Health Professional Students

    More details of the award
    The honours list:
    2016 Reimagine Education Awards Winners E-Book:

  • Congratulations to HKU Teaching Excellence Awards Winners (2016)
    Outstanding Teaching Award
    Mr. David L. Bishop, School of Business, Faculty of Business and Economics
    Professor David R. Carless, Faculty of Education
    Dr. Julie Y. Chen, Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care and Bau Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education, LKS Faculty of Medicine
    Dr. Katherine N. Cummer, Department of Real Estate and Construction, Faculty of Architecture
    Dr. Wilton W.T. Fok, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

    Early Career Teaching Award
    Ms. Jody K.P. Chu, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, LKS Faculty of Medicine
    Dr. Courtney J. Fung, Department of Politics and Public Administration, Faculty of Social Sciences
    Dr. Sara Kim, School of Business, Faculty of Business and Economics

    Teaching Innovation Award
    Mr. Ivan A. Valin and Mr. Scott J. Melbourne of the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Architecture

    More details of the award:

Information about funding opportunities at HKU

  • Teaching Exchange Fellowship Scheme – a great opportunity to learn from and collaborate with overseas partners on teaching and curriculum development initiatives
    Application details:
    Deadline: 1st round – November 18, 2016, 2nd round – March 17, 2017
  • Dr. Lily Zeng (CETL) obtained the Teaching Exchange Fellowship funding in the previous round (November 2016) for a visit to the University of New South Wales. The main focus of her trip will be to learn adaptive learning.

Forthcoming events and programmes

  • Mark the date: The 3D’s Discovering, Discussing and Disseminating Exemplary Practices in HK Higher Education” (Draft title) Symposium, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. March 8 (Wednesday), 2017

Teaching and learning resources

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