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Professor Lai Chi Tim, Professor of the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies and Associate Director (Executive) of Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS), has received the Second-class Thesis Award for his work “Cultivating the Mind and Refining the Inner Nature: Lüzu’s Commentary on the ‘True Scripture of the Marvelous Wonder for the Supreme Mysterious Merit’《修心煉性 ── 〈呂祖疏解無上玄功靈妙真經〉白話註譯》” in the 8th Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Humanities and Social Sciences) from the Ministry of Education (MoE).

 

The Award is to recognize outstanding research projects and is presented to individuals who have made remarkable contributions in the areas of humanities and social sciences. Professor Lai is a scholar in religious studies, specializing in Daoism, history of religions, and social scientific theories of religion.

 

A brief summary of the book “Cultivating the Mind and Refining the Inner Nature: Lüzu’s Commentary on the ‘True Scripture of the Marvelous Wonder for the Supreme Mysterious Merit’” is available here.

 

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CUHK Faculty of Arts presents the “Arts and Humanities Conversations at CUHK” Series in 2020-21 to bring academics and researchers together to explore our diverse cultures, languages, arts, traditions and heritages. The conversations engage students, educators, researchers, and anyone who is interested in arts and culture from Hong Kong and beyond.

 

In case you missed our webinars, recordings of our webinars are now available online.

For the Faculty Exemplary Teaching Award 2019, 22 teachers in total received the Award.
The videos below feature two exemplary teachers’s sharing of putting their teaching philosophy in practice to groom our students in all fronts.

 

For the Dean’s List 2018-19, 345 outstanding students were nominated for the Dean’s List.
The videos below feature two students’s sharing of their learning experience in university.

 

We are delighted to announce that four of our faculty members and postgraduate students have received the following university-wide awards in recognition of their commendable research efforts and accomplishments in their respective fields.

 

Research Excellence Award 2019-20
Professor Lai Tsz Pang John, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies
Professor Zhong Lei, Department of Philosophy

 

Young Research Award 2019
Professor Jeremy Yellen, Department of Japanese Studies

 

Postgraduate Research Output Award 2019
Ms. Ina Goel, Department of Anthropology

 

For more details of the awards, please visit the Research section of the Faculty website.