• 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.



  • 27 October: The first preparatory meeting was held at the University of Surrey.