Dear colleagues,

We are very pleased to announce that this year, Mr Eric Yin Liu, a PhD candidate in the School of English at the University of Hong Kong, will receive the Fawzia Braine Memorial Award for his paper ‘Corpus insights into the harmonization of commercial media in China: News coverage of migrant worker issues as a case study’ (published in Discourse, Context & Media, June 2021).

In addition, two postgraduate students will receive the HAAL Postgraduate Student Grant for Overseas Conference Presentation. They are Ms Qiuhua Feng (Alice) from the City University of Hong Kong (Department of English) and Miss Yi Lin (Elaine) from the Chinese 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 30 May (Monday) at 5 pm via zoom. You are all very welcome to attend. Please refer to the following link to join the webinar:


Topic: Webinar for HAAL awardees

Time: 30 May 2021 05:00 PM Beijing, Hong Kong


Join Zoom Meeting

https://hkbu.zoom.us/j/92768152139


Meeting ID: 927 6815 2139


Here is the programme for the event:

5:05 pm-5:15 pm

  • Introductions and Prize Presentation

5:15 pm-5:40 pm


  • Eric Yin Liu: Corpus insights into the harmonization of commercial media in China: News coverage of migrant worker issues as a case study






5:40 pm-6:05 pm

  • Qiuhua Feng (Alice): Customizing Pedagogical Activities for Secondary ESL students from Translanguaging Lens













6:05 pm-6:30 pm

  • Yi Lin (Elaine): The media representation of fast fashion’s unsustainability: a multimodal critical discourse study of documentaries










Best wishes,

Gavin Bui

President of HAAL

Associate Professor & Associate Head

Director, MA in English Language Teaching and Assessment

Department of English

The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong

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-1


For Fawzia Braine Memorial Award: 

https://www.haal.hk/post/fawzia-braine-memorial-award-1

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 2022. • The decision of the HAAL Executive Committee on this award is final.


Application Procedure

Completed application forms together with softcopy of the published (or published online prior to its printed version) article/s submitted for the award should be sent to Dr. Gavin Bui at gavinbui@hsu.edu.hk

Fawzia-Braine-Memorial-Award- 2022 application form
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Amount of Grant

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