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  • May 2024: The 2024 5th ABCP Annual Conference will be held on 5th July Friday at the University of Leicester and online as a hybrid event. See the ABCP 2024 conference web page for more details including how to register for the Conference.
  • April 2024: ABCP 2024 Chinese New Year (CNY) celebrations held across the UK. See here for a news report.
  • March 2024: Professor Hongbiao Dong (董洪标教授) FREng, President of ABCP and Professor at University of Leicester, will lead an EPSRC-funded CDT (Centre for Doctoral Training) to Fuse AI into Metals Industry. See here for a more detailed news report.
  • November 2023: Jointly with the Nanjing University, the ABCP co-organised WAFAST 2023 (World Academicians’ Forum on Advanced Science and Technology) in Suzhou, China, 4-6 November, 2023.
  • July 2023: The 2023 4th ABCP Annual Conference was successfully held on 7th July Friday and 8th July Saturday at the University of Manchester and online as a hybrid event. See the ABCP 2023 conference web page for more details about the programme and .
  • July 2023: Professor Hua Dong (董华教授), Co-Chair of the ABCP AIG (Academic Interest Group) on Creative Industries and Head of Brunel Design School at the Brunel University London, has successfully secured funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for an ambitious project, the SEED Fellowship, to explore the establishment of a UK-China Creative Industries Research and Innovation Hub. ABCP is a supporting partner of the project. See here for a more detailed news report.
  • July 2022: The 2022 3rd ABCP Annual Conference was successfully held on 1st and 2nd July, 2022 as a hybrid event. See the ABCP 2022 conference web page for more details.
  • July 2021: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2nd ABCP Annual Conference was held on 2nd and 3rd July 2021 as a a virtual event. See the ABCP 2021 conference web page for more details.
  • September 2020: Collaborating with a number of UK universities, ABCP made a short video to welcome students coming from China to the UK for a degree programme. Watch the video by clicking the link here: HD version, SD version.

About Us

ABCP WeChat official accountABCP (Association of British Chinese Professors, 全英华人教授协会) is an independent and non-profit association dedicated to increasing its members’ impact and engaging in academic collaboration, in particular collaboration between the UK and China. ABCP members represent the highest calibre of Chinese academics in the UK across many fields. The Association has set up an official account on WeChat; please subscribe to it by scanning the QR-code to the right.

The missions of ABCP are:

  1. to promote academic excellence in education, engineering, social and physical sciences, medicine and emerging areas;
  2. to stimulate academic collaboration between members and beyond;
  3. to develop and new talents and provide mentorship to young academics;
  4. to promote Sino-UK communication and collaboration in a wide range of disciplines;
  5. to provide expert advice to policy-makers both in the UK and China to advance bilateral relations for the benefit of peoples of both countries.

If you are interested in joining the ABCP as a Full or Associate Member, please read here and follow the links accordingly.

If you are interested in collaborating with the ABCP as an industrial partner, contact our VP for Industrial Liaison and Fund Raising via industry_fundraising@abcp.org.uk. If you are interested in collaborating with the ABCP as an non-industrial partner (e.g., public bodies, funding bodies, media, NGOs and charities), contact our VP for IT and External Liaison via it_external_liaison@abcp.org.uk.

Contact us via contact@abcp.org.uk if you have any other queries or suggestions.