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International Research Advisors (IRA) Scheme

  • In order to provide additional research support for colleagues, the Language Centre has established an International Research Advisors scheme, through which expert advisors will be invited to provide comments on research/grant proposals, assist in different stages of research/scholarly activities and/or be actively involved in research projects as co-investigators or research team members. Click here for more details.

Three-minute Thesis (3MT®) Speech Competition

  • 3MT cultivates students’ academic, presentation, and research communication skills, while developing research candidates’ ability to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. It helps students learn how to present the core idea of their research within “the bigger picture” (Rossette-Crake, 2019:226).
  • Active MPhil, PhD and Professional Doctorate candidates who are enrolled in postgraduate programmes (jointly) offered by HKBU are eligible to enter this competition. Enquiry: Dr. Meilin Chen of the Language Centre: 

Mandatory Common Core Programme

  • HKBU offers Mandatory Common Core Programme (MCCP) for all research postgraduate students to equip them with the necessary skills and knowledge to build the foundation for their research study, and to facilitate the development of their academic career. Click here for more details.

Travelling Allowance for Postgraduate Overseas Attachment Programme

  • With the support of the “Mr. Kwok Yat Wai and Madam Kwok Chung Bo Fun Graduate School Development Fund”, the University provides a travel allowance to full-time PhD students to support their oversea exchange/attachment. For further details, please contact respective Faculties/School/AVA.