- 1 July 2020: Three ABCP members have won prestigious award in June 2020: Prof Zi-Qiang Zhu (诸自强教授) of the University of Sheffield has won the prestigious 2021 IEEE Nikola Tesla Award; Prof Jianliang Xiao (肖建良教授) of the University of Liverpool was awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 2020 Tilden Prize; and Prof Jian S. Dai (戴建生教授) of King’s College London has been named by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) as the 2020 recipient of the Machine Design Award. Congratulations to them for the great new achievements!
- It also deserves mentioning that another ABCP Member, Prof Lin Li (李琳教授) of the University of Manchester, received two prestigious awards in October 2019: the 2019 Arthur L. Schawlow Award of the Laser Institute of America (LIA) and the 2018 Donald Julius Groen Prize of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). Congratulations to Prof Li on the double awards as well!
- June 2020: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2nd ABCP Annual Conference has now been postponed to be held on 2nd and 3rd July 2021. See the ABCP 2021 conference web page for more details.
- Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in late January 2020, the ABCP has been working hard to help support frontline medical staff in China and in the UK to fight against the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 by organising donation campaigns. The Association and its members have also been organising other activities to help fight COVID-19.
- Dedicated web page for publicising all our COVID-19-related activities
- 28 June 2020: Public release of a survey report on how COVID-19 affects Chinese students’ decisions to study in the UK in 2020-21 academic year
- 10 June 2020: News story about the ABCP activities against COVID-19 (全英华人教授协会新冠抗疫活动纪实) (in Chinese, English version to be released)
ABCP (Association of British Chinese Professors, 全英华人教授协会) is an independent and non-profitable association dedicated to increasing its members’ impact and engaging academic collaborations, in particular collaborations between UK and China. ABCP members represent the highest calibre of Chinese academics in the UK across many fields. The Associate now has set up an official account on WeChat, and please subscribe to it by scanning the QR-code to the right.
The missions of ABCP are:
- to promote academic excellence in education, engineering, social and physical sciences, medicine and emerging areas;
- to stimulate academic collaborations between members and beyond;
- to develop and new talents and provide mentorship to young academics;
- to promote Sino-UK communications and collaborations in a wide range of disciplines;
- to provide expert advice to policy-makers both in the UK and China to advance bilateral relations for the benefits of peoples of both countries.
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