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HKBU Young Researchers Receive Best Presentation Awards

2021.7.28

Post-doctoral Research Fellow Dr. Chi-Ho Ip and PhD student Ms. Yixuan Li from the Department of Biology received the Best Young Scientist Presentation Award and Best Student Presentation Award, respectively, at the 1st International Symposium on Marine Science and Engineering for Young Scientists and Postgraduates.

Post-doctoral Research Fellow Dr. Chi-Ho Ip and PhD student Ms. Yixuan Li from Prof. Jian-Wen Qiu’s lab in the Department of Biology received the Best Young Scientist Presentation Award and Best Student Presentation Award, respectively, in the 1st International Symposium on Marine Science and Engineering for Young Scientists and Postgraduates held during 12-14 July 2021. In the symposium, Dr. Ip presented his recent progress on the bleaching mechanisms of reef corals, and Ms. Li reported a new molecular technique applied to the phylogeny and population genetics of bivalves. This international symposium was organised by The Hong Kong Branch of the Southern Marine Science and Engineering Guangdong Laboratory (Guangzhou). It aimed to gather distinguished scientists, young scholars, and research graduates to discuss the recent advancements in Marine Science and Engineering.