Calendar 2005–06

Introduction 15
Calendar 2005-2006 17
Teaching Terms 17
Meetings, Major Events and Holidays 25
Part 1 Establishment 27
University Officers 29
The Council 31
Council Committees 34
College Board of Trustees 40
The Senate 45
Senate Committees 50
University Extension Board 56
College Assembly of Fellows 57
Advisory Boards and Committees 61
Emeritus Professors 74
Graduates <em>Honoris Causa</em> 76
Honorary Fellows 80
Part 2 General Information 81
The University 83
Origin 83
The Ordinance 84
Academic Structure and Policy 84
Research and Development 85
Finance 86
Lands and Buildings 87
Residential Accommodation 89
Academic Dress 92
Liaison with the World of Learning 95
The Constituent Colleges 98
Chung Chi College 99
New Asia College 100
United College 101
Shaw College 102
Part 3 Research Units and University Extensions 105
Research Institutes and Centres 107
The Asia-Pacific Institute of Business 107
Aviation Policy and Research Centre 107
Centre for Chinese Business Studies 108
Centre for Entrepreneurship 108
Centre for Financial Research on China 109
Centre for Hospitality and Real Estate Research 109
Centre for Institutions and Governance 110
Centre of Cyber Logistics 110
Li & Fung Centre for Supply Chain Management and Logistics 110
Research Centre for Supply Chain Management 111
Hong Kong Cancer Institute 111
Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies 112
Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity 112
Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research 113
Centre for Research and Development of Putonghua Education 113
Centre for the Advancement of Information Technology in Education 114
Hong Kong Centre for International Student Assessment 114
Hong Kong Centre for the Development of Education Leadership 115
Institute of Biotechnology 116
Institute of Chinese Medicine 117
Institute of Chinese Studies 118
Art Museum 119
Centre for Chinese Archaeology and Art 119
Research Centre for Chinese Ancient Texts 120
Research Centre for Contemporary Chinese Culture 120
Research Centre for Translation 120
T.T. Ng Chinese Language Research Centre 121
Institute of Digestive Diseases 122
Institute of Economics 122
Institute of Human Communicative Research 123
The Institute of Mathematical Sciences 123
Institute of Optical Science and Technology 124
Centre for Advanced Research in Photonics 124
Centre of Optical Sciences 124
Institute of Science and Technology 125
Hong Kong Bioinformatics Centre 125
Hong Kong Centre of Sports Medicine and Sports Science 125
Materials Science and Technology Research Centre 126
Institute of Space and Earth Information Science 126
Joint Laboratory for Geoinformation Science 127
Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences 127
Research Institute for the Humanities 127
Centre for Hong Kong Cultural Studies 128
Research Centre for Comparative City Cultures 128
Research Centre for Confucian Studies 128
Research Centre for Cross-cultural Studies 129
Research Centre for Humanities Computing 129
Research Centre for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences 129
Shun Hing Institute of Advanced Engineering 130
Biomedical and Bioinfomnatics Research Centre 131
Multimedia Research Centre 131
Faculty and Departmental Research/Consultancy Units 132
Archive for Phenomenology and Contemporary Philosophy 132
Assessment and Training Centre 133
The Biotechnology Laboratory 133
Brain Disease Laboratory 133
Cardiovascular Surgical Research Laboratory 134
Centre for the Advancement of E-commerce Technologies 134
Centre for Chinese History 135
Centre for Clinical Trials 135
Centre for Cognition and Brain Studies 136
Centre for Communicative Research 136
Centre for Comparative and Public History 136
Centre for Developmental Psychology 137
Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases 137
Centre for Environmental Policy and Resource Management 138
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics 138
Centre for Gerontology and Geriatrics 139
Centre for Health Education and Health Promotion 139
Centre for Housing Innovations 140
Centre for Innovation and Technology 140
Centre for Neurocognitive Function Enhancement 141
Centre for Nutritional Studies 141
Centre for Pharmacoeconomics Research 141
Centre of Protein Science and Crystallography 142
Centre for Scientific Analysis of Antique Artifacts 142
Centre for Scientific Modelling and Computation 142
Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies 143
Centre for Studies of Humanistic Buddhism 143
Centre for the Study of Fetal Nucleic Acids in Maternal Plasma 143
Centre for University and School Partnership 144
Centre of Research and Promotion of Women's Health 144
Cheng Suen Man Shook Centre for Hepatitis 145
Chinese Language Teaching Development Centre 145
Chinese Opera Information Centre 145
Clinical and Health Psychology Centre 146
Comparative Literature Research Programme 146
Computer Science and Engineering Consultancy Unit 147
CUHK Jockey Club Minimally Invasive Surgical Skill Centre 147
CUHK-WHO Collaborating Centre for Sports Medicine and Health Promotion 147
Dementia Research Unit 148
Dermatology Research Centre 148
Diabetes and Endocrine Centre 148
The Drug and Poisons Information Bureau 149
The Drug Development Centre 149
Electronics Consultancy Unit 150
English Research Laboratory 150
Gynaecologic Cancer Research Laboratory 150
The Hong Kong Branch of the Chinese Cochrane Centre 151
The Hong Kong Centre for Evidence Based Nursing 151
Hong Kong Enuresis Research and Information Centre 152
The Hong Kong Foundation for Research and Development in Diabetes 152
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Osteoporosis Care and Control 153
Hong Kong Literature Research Centre 153
Industrial Ecology and Slope Ecotechnolgoy Research Unit 153
Information Engineering Consultancy Unit 154
Lim Por-yen Eye Genetics Research Centre 154
Linguistics Research Laboratory 155
Mobile Technologies Centre 155
Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory 155
The Nethersole Nursing Practice Research Unit 156
Novo Nordisk Diabetes Mellitus Clinical Trial Unit 156
The Orthopaedic Learning Centre 156
Photonics Packaging Laboratory 157
Qualigenics Diabetes Centre 157
Research Centre for Cantonese 158
Research Centre for Chinese Philosophy and Culture 158
Research Laboratory for Food Protein Production 158
Research Laboratory for Food Science 159
Resource Centre for Contemporary Christian Studies 159
Simon F.S. Li Marine Science Laboratory 160
Sleep Disorder Centre and Sleep Assessment Unit 160
Social Welfare Practice and Research Centre 160
Statistical Consulting Services Unit 161
Suicide Research Unit 161
Systems Engineering and Engineering Management Consultancy Unit 161
Telemedicine Centre 162
UGC-AoE Plant and Fungal Biotechnology Centre 162
Unit for Research in Assisted Human 163
Reproduction University Pathology Service 163
Joint Research Units 164
Brain Research Centre 164
CUHK/Tsinghua University Joint R&D Program on Chinese Enterprise Internet Operations 165
Epithelial Cell Biology Research Centre 165
Institute of South-China Classical Texts Studies 165
Joint Centre for Intelligence Engineering 166
Joint Laboratory for Geoinformation Science 166
Joint Laboratory for Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology 166
Joint Research Centre for Biomedical Engineering 167
Microsoft-CUHK Joint Laboratory for Human-centric Computing and Interface Technologies 167
Research Centre for Botanical Immunomodulators 168
The Shanghai-Hong Kong-Anson Research Foundation for CAS and CUHK in Molecular Biosciences 168
Shanghai-Hong Kong Development Institute 169
Shanghai-Hong Kong Joint Laboratory in Chemical Synthesis 169
University Extensions 170
School of Continuing Studies 170
New Asia-Yale-in-China Chinese Language Centre 172
Part 4 Support Facilities, Services and Staff Organizations 173
The Library System 175
Universities Service Centre for China Studies 176
The Chinese University Press 176
Information Technology Service Centre 177
Services for Students and Student Activities 178
University Health Service 179
Sports Facilities 180
The Sir Run Run Shaw Hall/Office of the Arts Administrator 180
Communications and Public Relations Services 181
Information Services 181
Staff Association of The Chinese University of Hong Kong 182
Teachers' Association of The Chinese University of Hong Kong 183
Part 5 Department Profiles and Programmes of Studies 185
Department Profiles 187
Faculty of Arts 187
Faculty of Business Administration 192
Faculty of Education 195
Faculty of Engineering 197
Faculty of Medicine 200
Faculty of Science 209
Faculty of Social Science 212
Full-time Undergraduate Studies 216
Faculty of Arts 220
Faculty of Business Administration 246
Faculty of Education 255
Faculty of Engineering 261
Faculty of Medicine 268
Faculty of Science 271
Faculty of Social Science 283
Non Faculty-based Courses 294
Part-time Undergraduate Studies 307
Postgraduate Studies 310
Faculty of Arts 312
Faculty of Business Administration 328
Faculty of Education 336
Faculty of Engineering 339
Faculty of Medicine 345
Faculty of Science 364
Faculty of Social Science 375
Inter-faculty Programme 395
Student IT Competence 397
International Asian Studies Programme 398
Part 6 Fees, Scholarships and Financial Aid 401
Fees 379
Scholarships and Financial Aid to Students 403
For Full-time Undergraduates Programmes 413
For Part-time Undergraduates Programmes 424
For Postgraduates Programmes 425
For Overseas Postgraduate Studies 428
For Office of Academic Links 429
For the Constituent Colleges 429
Part 7 University Ordinance and Regulations 441
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Ordinance 443
Regulations Governing Admission to Full-time Undergraduate Studies 479
Regulations Governing Admission to Part-time Undergraduate Studies 494
General Regulations Governing Full-time Undergraduate Studies 496
Regulations Governing Undergraduate Medical Studies 506
Regulations Governing Undergraduate Nursing Studies 513
Regulations Governing Undergraduate Studies in Chinese Medicine 516
Regulations Governing Four-year Full-time Undergraduate Studies in Education 520
General Regulations Governing Part-time Undergraduate Studies 524
General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies 533
Regulations for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine 545
Regulations for the Degree of Doctor of Science 548
Regulations Governing Associate Students 551
Regulations of the University Library System 558
Part 8 Staff List 563
Teaching Departments 565
Distinguished-Professors-at-Large 565
Faculty of Arts 565
Faculty of Business Administration 577
Faculty of Education 585
Faculty of Engineering 591
Faculty of Medicine 600
Faculty of Science 662
Faculty of Social Science 673
School of Law 682
Research Institutes/Centres 683
Asia-Pacific Institute of Business 683
Hong Kong Cancer Institute 683
Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies 684
Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity 684
Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research 685
Institute of Chinese Medicine 686
Institute of Chinese Studies 687
Institute of Economics 689
Institute of Human Communicative Research 689
Institute of Mathematical Sciences 690
Institute of Optical Science and Technology 690
Institute of Science and Technology 691
Institute of Space and Earth Information Science 691
Institute of Theoretical Physics 692
Research Institute for the Humanities 692
Shun Hing Institute of Advanced Engineering 692
Chinese University Institute of Biotechnology 692
Ancillary Academic Units 693
Centre for East Asian Studies 693
Centre for Learning Enhancement and Research 693
Office of University General Education 693
School of Continuing Studies 694
University Extension Board 696
New Asia Yale-in-China Chinese Language Centre 696
Library System 697
Universities Service Centre for China Studies 698
The Chinese University Press 699
Information Technology Service Centre 699
Administrative and Service Units 701
Vice-Chancellor's Office 701
Pro-Vice-Chancellor's Office 701
Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor's Office 701
Registry's Office 702
Office of Registry Services 702
Office of Admissions and Financial Aid 702
Graduate School Office 703
Secretariat 703
Bursary 703
Personnel Office 704
Office of Institutional Advancement 705
Internal Audit Office 705
Office of Director of Special Projects 705
Communications and Public Relations Office 705
Information Services Office 706
Campus Development Office 706
Estates Management Office 707
Security and Transport Office 707
Office of Student Affairs 708
Office of Academic Links 708
Office of Academic Links (China) 709
Research and Technology Administration Office 709
Office of Alumni Affairs 709
University Health Service 709
Audio-Visual Services Unit 710
Other Service Units 710
I-House 711
Colleges 712
Chung Chi College 712
New Asia College 714
United College 715
Shaw College 716
Appendices 717
Student Enrolment 719
Campus Map 732