Dear colleagues,

We are very pleased to announce that this year, Miss Kao Chia-Ling GUPTA,a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Education at the University of Hong Kong, will receive the Fawzia Braine Memorial Award for her paper ‘An interactional ethnographic approach to examining researcher-teacher collaboration in adopting critical CLIL’ (published in Trabalhos em Linguística Aplicada, May 22, 2020).

In addition, two postgraduate students will receive the HAAL Postgraduate Student Grant for Overseas Conference Presentation. They are Mr CHAN Ka Long Roy from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Department of English) and Miss XIA Sichen Ada from the City University of Hong Kong (Department of English).

Congratulations to all of the awardees! Well Done!

The three award recipients will be delivering short presentations on their papers on 10 June (Thu) at 5:30 pm via zoom. You are all very welcome to attend. Please refer to the following link to join the webinar:

Join Zoom Meeting

https://hku.zoom.us/j/99815562264

Meeting ID: 998 1556 2264

Here is the programme for the event:

5:35 pm-5:50 pm

  • Introductions and Prize Presentation

5:50 pm-6:15 pm

  • Kao Chia-Ling GUPTA: An interactional ethnographic approach to examining researcher-teacher collaboration in adopting critical CLIL






6:15 pm-6:40 pm

CHAN Ka Long Roy: Intelligibility of Hong Kong English: On its segmental and suprasegmental features











6:40 pm-7:05 pm

XIA Sichen Ada: Popularizing Science in the Digital Era: A Multimodal Genre Analysis of TED Talk Videos











Best wishes,

Jim

President of HAAL

1) HAAL Postgraduate Student Grant for Overseas Conference Presentation

- This is a grant of about HK$3000 to support up to three postgraduate students to present their papers at overseas conferences.


2) Fawzia Braine Memorial Award for Best Journal Article Published by a Novice Scholar

This award, amounting to HK$2,500, is made in memory of Fawzia Briane to a novice scholar (postgraduate student or a recent graduate) of a university in Hong Kong for a journal article published in an international refereed journal in applied linguistics.


Details about these awards and how to apply can be found here:

For postgraduate travel grant: 

https://www.haal.hk/post/haal-postgraduate-student-grant-for-overseas-conference-presentation


For Fawzia Braine Memorial Award: 

https://www.haal.hk/post/fawzia-braine-memorial-award

For the Best Journal Article Published by a Novice Scholar


Fawzia Braine taught English for more than 30 years in Sri Lanka, the Sultanate of Oman, and Hong Kong. She qualified and served as a librarian in the United States. Fawzia was a lecturer in English at Hong Kong Shue Yan University when she passed away in January, 2012. She had been a supporter of HAAL for many years.

This annual award amounting to HK$2,500 is made in her memory to a novice scholar (postgraduate student or a recent graduate) of a university in Hong Kong for a journal article published in an international refereed journal in applied linguistics.


Eligibility

• Applicants should be enrolled, full- or part-time, at a university in Hong Kong or have graduated from a Hong Kong university within one year of the closing date for applications. • Applicants should be current members of HAAL. • The article should have been published in an international refereed journal in applied linguistics in the year for which the award is made. • The article should be in English. • Single author articles are preferred for the award. In articles with multiple authors, the applicant should be the first author. • Applications are accepted till March 31 of 2021. • The decision of the HAAL Executive Committee on this award is final.


Application Procedure

Completed Application Form together with a photocopy or a downloaded hardcopy of the article/s submitted for the award should be sent to


Dr. Jim Chan

Room 653, Meng Wah Complex

Faculty of Education,

The University of Hong Kong,

Pokfulam,

Hong Kong


Amount of Grant

HK$2,500 per year. The grant will not be split.

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