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Welcome Gathering Kicked Off Research Postgraduate Students’ Study Journey


The Faculty of Science successfully organized a welcome gathering for research postgraduate (RPg) students, including existing and new students, on 23 September 2015. The event aimed to reinforce exchange and relationship of RPg students as well as foster their sense of belonging to the Faculty. Close to fifty students and staff members participated in the gathering.

Prof Rick Wong, Vice-President (Research & Development) and Prof Jiming Liu, Acting Dean of Science shared their research insight with students during the opening remarks. Some useful information on resources, facilities and activities provided by the Faculty and the University were also shared with students.

Each year, five RPg student representatives, one from each Department, will be appointed by the Faculty. They will organize a series of indoor and outdoor activities to enhance bonding amongst students cross the Faculty. This year’s representatives are: 

  • Mr Ren Xiaoliang (Biology)
  • Mr Yu Wai Hong, Joe (Chemistry)
  • Mr Mai Guangcan (Convenor, Computer Science)
  • Mr Siu Ka Wai (Mathematics)
  • Mr Ho Hoi Yi, Carr (Physics)

Three existing PhD students shared with participants on their valuable research experience from different perspectives. Mr Shi Qiquan (PhD, Year 2, Computer Science) talked about “How to start our PhD study”. Mr Shen Chenyang (PhD, Year 3, Mathematics) spoke on “Inter-disciplinary research opportunity: How overseas attachment benefits research”. And Mr Yin Hang, Ken (PhD, Year 2, Physics) shared on “Research facility support from Science Faculty”. The gathering was followed by a game and lunch reception, whereby students and staff members had a fabulous time of mingling. Some new students visited RPg student common room provided by the Faculty after the gathering.

For more information about staff member and students’ sharing, please click the following links:

  1. Sharing of some useful information (by Faculty of Science)
  2. How to start our PhD study (by Mr Shi Qiquan, PhD, Year 2, Computer Science)
  3. Inter-disciplinary research opportunity: How overseas attachment benefits research (by Mr Shen Chenyang, PhD, Year 3, Mathematics)
  4. Research facility support from Science Faculty (by Mr Yin Hang, Ken, PhD, Year 2, Physics)
Close to fifty students and staff members participated in the welcome gathering for research postgraduate students.