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In October: A book contributed by members of the ABCP, was published by the Science and Technical Documentation Press (科学技术文献出版社) in China. Artificial Intelligence and Future Society Development,
22 September: Three members of ABCP, Professor Yulong Ding (丁玉龙) of the University of Birmingham, Professor Kai Hong Luo (罗开红) of the University College London, Professor Yong Yan (闫勇) of the University of Kent, have been elected to be Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng).
27 August: Working with a number of UK universities, ABCP has produced a short movie to welcome Chinese students to study in the UK. Watch the video by clicking the link here: , HD version . SD version
30 June: ABCP Member and Member of ABCP’s International Advisory Board, of the University of Sheffield, has won the prestigious 2021 Prof Zi-Qiang Zhu (诸自强教授) IEEE Nikola Tesla Award. Congratulations to Prof Zhu for the great new achievement! The citation from IEEE says “For contributions to the design, modeling, control, and application of ac permanent magnet machines and drives.” More about this can be found here (Sheffield news story).
28 June: Public release of Impact of COVID-19 on Chinese Applicants’ Decisions to Study in the UK: A survey report (re-edited version) to all for free
24 June: ABCP Member, of the University of Liverpool, was awarded the prestigious Prof Jianliang Xiao (肖建良教授) Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 2020 Tilden Prize. Congratulations to Prof Xiao for the great new achievement! More about this can be found here (Liverpool news story) and here (RSC web page).
19 June: ABCP Member, of King’s College London, has been named by the Prof Jian S. Dai (戴建生教授) American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) as the 2020 recipient of the prestigious Machine Design Award. Congratulations to Prof Dai for the great new achievement! More about this can be found here (KCL news story).
15 June: Official release of Impact of COVID-19 on Chinese Applicants’ Decisions to Study in the UK: A survey report to UK HEIs and some other relevant organisations
10 June (in Chinese): 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)
12 May: ( Online survey on the impact of COVID-19 on Chinese students’ decisions to study in the UK ) 新冠疫情对中国学生留英学习意向影响的调查问卷
22 March: ABCP calls for donations to support NHS and frontline medical staff against COVID-19
From 13 February (dynamically updated): Public information disclosure page for the donation campaign against COVID-19
22 February: News story about the ABCP donation campaign against COVID-19 (全英华人教授协会捐助武汉抗疫纪实)
14 February: Workshop on “Bring Scientists Together to Tackle the Covid-19 and Beyond” at The Royal Society in London
3 February: Public news release about the ABCP donation campaign against 2019-nCov (全英华人教授协会关于捐助国内防疫行动的通告)
24 January: Together with some other British Chinese organisations, ABCP is calling for donations to support China’s battle against the coronavirus 2019-nCov by arranging purchase and delivery of very much needed medical materials to China (closed on 14 February): . http://abcp.org.uk/call-for-donation-to-china-for-the-battle-against-2019-ncov 2019
25 October: ABCP Member, Prof Lin Li (李琳教授) of the University of Manchester, has received two prestigious awards: the 2019 Arthur L. Schawlow Award of the Laser Institute of America (LIA) on 9 October 2019 at the 38th International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics (ICALEO 2019) held in Orlando, USA, and the 2018 Donald Julius Groen Prize of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) on 16 October 2019 in London. Congratulations to Prof Li for the great new achievements! More about the double awards can be found here (Manchester news story) and here (LIA news story).
6 August: The ABCP London Office Warm-up Party was held to celebrate the opening of the office at Westar House, 139-151 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5QE.
10-12 July: The first ABCP Annual Conference was successfully held at the University of Surrey.
23 February: ABCP organised its first Chinese New Year gathering of its members in London. A number of guests from the China Embassy also attended.
20 February: ABCP organised a workshop on “The Future of Collaboration with China for the UK Universities” at the Magna Carta Island. A number of senior managers of UK universities including VCs and DVCs attended the workshop. 2018
27 October: The first preparatory meeting was held at the University of Surrey.