In the Research Grants Council (RGC) - General Research Fund (GRF) and Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2020/21, 16 projects submitted by our School members were successfully funded, including two ECS project. A gross amount of about HK$17.2 million was secured. The corresponding Principal Investigators (PIs) are listed below according to the alphabetical order of surname:
|Prof. Alfred Sze-lok Cheng||Prof. Cheung Hoi-hung||Prof. Feng Bo|
|Prof. Huang Yu||Prof. Ip Pak-kan*||Prof. Elmer D.F. Ker*|
|Prof. Ko Wing-hung||Prof. Lee Chien-wei||Prof. Lee Tin-lap|
|Prof. Lin Ge||Prof. John A. Rudd||Prof. Tsui Kwok-wing|
|Prof. Wang Dan||Prof. Xia Yin||Prof. Zhao Hui|
|Prof. Zhou Jingying|
In this exercise, the number of funded projects held by our School accounted for about 30% of all the successful projects obtained by the whole Faculty of Medicine. Also, Prof. Ip Pak-kan was awarded the ECS Award in recognition of his outstanding research and education plan. With this remarkable achievement, we would like to extend our heartiest congratulations to the above Principal Investigators for their relentless efforts and full commitment to pursuing research excellence.
Further announcement made by CUHK on Prof. Jacque Ip receiving RGC Early Career Award can be viewed HERE.