60th anniversary of United College - CUHK - SYMPOSIUM ON UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 60th anniversary of United College - CUHK

Background

 

The Symposium on Undergraduate Research is organized for celebrating United College’s

60th Anniversary by the College General Education Office.

 

The purposes of the Symposium are: 

  1.  Review of the values and philosophy of undergraduate research in university education;
  2. Sharing of programmes and activities related to undergraduate research in local institutions; and
  3. Sharing of views and experiences on promoting undergraduate research.

 

Professor Patricia Pukkila, Professor Emerita, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill is

invited as overseas speaker. She is the founding director of the Office for Undergraduate

Research in UNC (established in 1999). Her solid experience in promoting and implementing

undergraduate research will provide important reference to educators in Hong Kong.

 

Faculty and administrative staff from tertiary institutions who are involved in organizing

and implementing undergraduate research activities are invited to attend.

 

Symposium Poster

 

Online Registration

https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=1529778

 

Enquiry

Mr. George Lam at 3943 7598 (email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Mr. Donald Lee at 3943 1560 (email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 

Programme Rundown

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Lecture Theatre 1, T C Cheng Building, United College, CUHK

Language in English

 

Programme Rundown
9:00 - 9:15 Registration
Morning Session
9:15 - 9:30 Opening Ceremony

Welcome Address

Professor Isabella POON, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Vice-President, CUHK

Professor Jimmy YU, Head, United College, CUHK

 

9:30 - 10:45 Keynote Speeches

"Bringing Undergraduate Research to Scale at a Large Public Research University"

 

Speaker:

Professor Patricia PUKKILA, Professor (Emerita)

Biology Department, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

"He Who Teaches, Learns: Graduate Research Consultant Scheme for Undergraduate Research"

 

Speaker:

Professor Hoi Shan KWAN, Dean of General Education, United College
Professor, School of Life Sciences, CUHK

 

10:45 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00 Speeches

"UROP at HKUST:  How Far Are You Willing to Go?"

 

Speaker:

Professor Michelle YIK, Professor

Division of Social Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

 

"Engaging Students in Research Activities"

 

Speaker:

Professor Kara CHAN, Professor
Department of Communication Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

 

"iGEM: A Success Story of Our Students' Undergraduate Research"

 

Speaker:

Professor King Ming CHAN, Associate Professor
School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

12:00 - 12:30 Q & A Session

Question and Answer Session in the morning

 

Moderator:

Professor Ka Wai CHUN, Director

Center for Learning Enhancement And Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch and Poster Exhibition (Atrium of T C Cheng Building)
Afternoon Session
14:00 - 15:00 Speeches

"Assessing the Value of Undergraduate Research"

 

Speaker:

Professor Patricia PUKKILA, Professor (Emerita)

Biology Department, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

"Cross Disciplinary Undergraduate Research Course in General Education"

 

Speaker:

Professor Edwin CHAN, Dean of General Education, Chung Chi College
Professor, School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr. Ian Castor CHOW, General Education Manager

Chung Chi College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

"Academic and Professional Knowledge Integration in Undergraduate Research"

 

Speaker:

Dr. Eunice TANG, Associate Professor
Department of Curriculum and Instruction, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

15:00 - 15:30 Q & A Session

Question and Answer Session in the afternoon

 

Moderator:

Professor H K LEE, Associate Dean of General Education, United College

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

15:30 - 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 - 16:15 Discussion and Conclusion

Faciltator:

Professor Patricia PUKKILA, Professor (Emerita)

Biology Department, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Moderator:

Professor Hoi Shan KWAN, Dean of General Education, United College

Professor, School of Life Sciences, CUHK

 

16:15 End of Programme