Calendar 2006–07

Introduction 17
Calendar 2006-2007 19
Teaching Terms 19
Meetings, Major Events and Holidays 28
Part 1 Establishment 31
University Officers 33
The Council 35
Council Committees 38
College Board of Trustees 44
The Senate 49
Senate Committees 54
University Extension Board 60
College Assembly of Fellows 61
Advisory Boards and Committees 65
Emeritus Professors 78
Graduates <em>Honoris Causa</em> 79
Honorary Fellows 83
Part 2 General Information 85
The University 87
Origin 87
The Ordinance 88
Academic Structure and Policy 88
Research and Development 89
Finance 90
Lands and Buildings 91
Residential Accommodation 93
Academic Dress 94
Liaison with the World of Learning 98
The Constituent Colleges 101
Chung Chi College 102
New Asia College 103
United College 104
Shaw College 106
Morningside College and S.H. Ho College 107
Part 3 Department Profiles and Programmes of Studies 109
Department Profiles 111
Faculty of Arts 111
Faculty of Business Administration 116
Faculty of Education 119
Faculty of Engineering 121
Faculty of Medicine 124
Faculty of Science 133
Faculty of Social Science 136
School of Law 140
Full-time Undergraduate Studies 141
Faculty of Arts 145
Faculty of Business Administration 171
Faculty of Education 180
Faculty of Engineering 186
Faculty of Medicine 193
Faculty of Science 196
Faculty of Social Science 207
School of Law 218
General Education 220
Centre for East Asian Studies 227
Double Degree Programme 228
Inter-institutional Programme 232
Non Faculty-based Courses 233
Part-time Undergraduate Studies 239
Postgraduate Studies 242
Faculty of Arts 244
Faculty of Business Administration 261
Faculty of Education 269
Faculty of Engineering 272
Faculty of Medicine 278
Faculty of Science 300
Faculty of Social Science 311
School of Law 330
Inter-faculty Programmes 331
Student IT Competence 334
International Asian Studies Programme 335
Part 4 Research Units and University Extensions 337
Research Institutes and Centres 339
The Asia-Pacific Institute of Business 339
Aviation Policy and Research Centre 339
Centre for Chinese Business Studies 340
Centre for Entrepreneurship 340
Centre for Financial Research on China 341
Centre for Hospitality and Real Estate Research 341
Centre for Institutions and Governance 342
Centre for Marketing Engineering 342
Hong Kong Cancer Institute 343
Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies 344
Public Policy Research Centre 344
Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity 345
Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research 345
Centre for Research and Development of Putonghua Education 346
Centre for the Advancement of Information Technology in Education 346
Hong Kong Centre for International Student Assessment 347
Hong Kong Centre for the Development of Education Leadership 348
Institute of Biotechnology 348
Institute of Chinese Medicine 349
Institute of Chinese Studies 350
Art Museum 351
Centre for Chinese Archaeology and Art 351
Research Centre for Chinese Ancient Texts 352
Research Centre for Contemporary Chinese Culture 352
Research Centre for Translation 352
T.T. Ng Chinese Language Research Centre 353
Institute of Digestive Diseases 353
Institute of Economics 354
Institute of Human Communicative Research 354
The Institute of Mathematical Sciences 355
Institute of Optical Science and Technology 356
Centre for Advanced Research in Photonics 356
Centre of Optical Sciences 356
Institute of Precision Engineering 357
Institute of Science and Technology 357
Hong Kong Bioinformatics Centre 358
Hong Kong Centre of Sports Medicine and Sports Science 358
Materials Science and Technology Research Centre 358
Institute of Space and Earth Information Science 359
Joint Laboratory for Geoinformation Science 359
The Yuen Yuen Research Centre for Satellite Remote Sensing 359
Institute of Theoretical Physics 360
Li & Fung Institute of Supply Chain Management & Logistics 360
Centre for Logistics Technologies and Supply Chain Optimization 361
Centre for Supply Chain Management and Logistics 361
Cyber Logistics Research Centre (Centre of Cyber Logistics) 361
Supply Chain Management Research Centre 362
Research and Development Centre for Supply Chain and Logistics Management 362
Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences 363
Research Institute for the Humanities 363
Centre for Hong Kong Cultural Studies 363
Research Centre for Comparative City Cultures 364
Research Centre for Confucian Studies 364
Research Centre for Humanities Computing 364
Research Centre for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences 365
Shun Hing Institute of Advanced Engineering 366
Biomedical and Bioinformatics Research Centre 366
Multimedia Research Centre 367
Faculty and Departmental Research/Consultancy Units 368
Archive for Phenomenology and Contemporary Philosophy 368
Assessment and Training Centre 369
The Assisted Reproductive Technology Unit 369
The Biotechnology Laboratory 369
Brain Disease Laboratory 370
Cardiovascular Surgical Research Laboratory 370
Centre for Catholic Studies 370
Centre for Chinese History 371
Centre for Clinical Trials 371
Centre for Cognition and Brain Studies 372
Centre for Communication Research 372
Centre for Comparative and Public History 372
Centre for Cultural Heritage Studies 373
Centre for Developmental Psychology 373
Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases 373
Centre for Environmental Policy and Resource Management 374
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics 375
Centre for Health Education and Health Promotion 376
Centre for Housing Innovations 376
Centre for Innovation and Technology 377
Centre for Neurocognitive Function Enhancement 377
Centre of Novel Functional Molecules 377
Centre for Nutritional Studies 378
Centre for Pharmacoeconomics Research 378
Centre for Protein Science and Crystallography 378
Centre of Research and Promotion of Women's Health 379
Centre for Research into Circulating Fetal Nucleic Acids 379
Centre for Scientific Analysis of Antique Artifacts 379
Centre for Scientific Modelling and Computation 380
Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies 380
Centre for Studies of Humanistic Buddhism 380
Centre for the Studies of Daoist Culture 381
Centre for University and School Partnership 381
Cheng Suen Man Shook Centre for Hepatitis Research 382
Chinese Language Teaching Development Centre 382
Chinese Opera Information Centre 382
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Osteoporosis Care and Control 383
Clinical and Health Psychology Centre 383
Comparative Literature Research Programme 383
Computer Science and Engineering Consultancy Unit 384
CUHK Jockey Club Minimally Invasive Surgical Skills Centre 384
CUHK-WHO Collaborating Centre for Sports Medicine and Health Promotion 385
Dementia Research Unit 385
Dermatology Research Centre 385
Diabetes and Endocrine Centre 386
The Drug and Poisons Information Bureau 386
The Drug Development Centre 386
Electronics Consultancy Unit 387
English Research Laboratory 387
Gynaecologic Cancer Research Laboratory 388
The Hong Kong Branch of the Chinese Cochrane Centre 388
The Hong Kong Centre for Evidence-Based Nursing 389
Hong Kong Enuresis Research and Information Centre 389
The Hong Kong Foundation for Research and Development in Diabetes 390
Hong Kong Literature Research Centre 390
Industrial Ecology and Slope Ecotechnology Research Unit 391
Information Engineering Consultancy Unit 391
Language Acquisition Laboratory 391
Lim Por-yen Eye Genetics Research Centre 392
Linguistics Research Laboratory 392
Mobile Technologies Centre 393
Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory 393
The Nethersole Nursing Practice Research Unit 393
Novo Nordisk Diabetes Mellitus Clinical Trial Unit 394
The Orthopaedic Learning Centre 394
Photonics Packaging Laboratory 395
Qualigenics Diabetes Centre 395
Research Centre for Cantonese 395
Research Centre for Chinese Philosophy and Culture 396
Research Laboratory for Food Protein Production 396
Research Laboratory for Food Science 396
Resource Centre for Contemporary Christian Studies 397
S.H. Ho Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Centre 397
S.H. Ho Centre for Gerontology and Geriatrics 398
Simon F.S. Li Marine Science Laboratory 398
Sleep Disorder Centre and Sleep Assessment Unit 398
Social Welfare Practice and Research Centre 399
Statistical Consulting Services Unit 399
Suicide Research Unit 399
Systems Engineering and Engineering Management Consultancy Unit 400
Telemedicine Centre 400
UGC-AoE Plant and Fungal Biotechnology Centre 401
University Pathology Service 401
Joint Research Units 402
Brain Research Centre 402
CUHK/Tsinghua University Joint R&D Program on Chinese Enterprise Internet Operations 402
Epithelial Cell Biology Research Centre 403
Institute of South-China Classical Texts Studies 403
Joint Centre for Intelligence Engineering 404
Joint Laboratory for Geoinformation Science 404
Joint Laboratory for Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology 404
Joint Research Centre for Biomedical Engineering 405
The Joint Scoliosis Research Centre of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Nanjing University 405
Microsoft-CUHK Joint Laboratory for Human-centric Computing and Interface Technologies 406
Research Centre for Botanical Immunomodulators 406
The Shanghai-Hong Kong-Anson Research Foundation for CAS and CUHK in Molecular Biosciences 406
Shanghai-Hong Kong Development Institute 407
Shanghai-Hong Kong Joint Laboratory in Chemical Synthesis 407
University Extensions 408
School of Continuing Studies 408
New Asia--Yale-in-China Chinese Language Centre 410
Part 5 Support Facilities, Services and Staff Organizations 411
Centre for Learning Enhancement and Research 413
The Chinese University Press 414
Communications and Public Relations Office 414
Information Services Office 415
Information Technology Services Centre 416
The Library System 418
Services for Students and Student Activities 419
Sir Run Run Shaw Hall/Office of the Arts Administrator 420
Sports Facilities 420
University Health Service 421
Universities Service. Centre for China Studies 421
Staff Organizations 422
Teachers' Association of The Chinese University of Hong Kong 422
Staff Association of The Chinese University of Hong Kong 422
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Employee's General Union 423
Part 6 Fees, Scholarships and Financial Aid 425
Fees 427
Scholarships and Financial Aid to Students 437
For Full-time Undergraduates Programmes 437
For Part-time Undergraduates Programmes 449
For Postgraduates Programmes 449
For Overseas Postgraduate Studies 452
For Office of Academic Links 453
For the Constituent Colleges 454
Part 7 University Ordinance and Regulations 465
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Ordinance 467
Regulations Governing Admission to Full-time Undergraduate Studies 503
Regulations Governing Admission to Part-time Undergraduate Studies 520
General Regulations Governing Full-time Undergraduate Studies 522
Regulations Governing Undergraduate Medical Studies 532
Regulations Governing Undergraduate Nursing Studies 538
Regulations Governing Undergraduate Studies in Chinese Medicine 541
Regulations Governing Four-year Full-time Undergraduate Studies in Education 544
General Regulations Governing Part-time Undergraduate Studies 548
General Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies 556
Regulations for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine 568
Regulations for the Degree of Doctor of Science 571
Regulations Governing Associate Students 574
Regulations of the University Library System 581
Part 8 Staff List 587
Teaching Departments 589
Distinguished-Professors-at-Large 589
Faculty of Arts 589
Faculty of Business Administration 604
Faculty of Education 613
Faculty of Engineering 620
Faculty of Medicine 630
Faculty of Science 698
Faculty of Social Science 715
School of Law 725
Office of University General Education 727
Research Institutes/Centres 728
Asia-Pacific Institute of Business 728
CUHK-Chiang Ching Kuo Foundation Asia-Pacific Centre for Chinese Studies 728
Hong Kong Cancer Institute 729
Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies 729
Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity 730
Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research 730
Institute of Chinese Medicine 732
Institute of Chinese Studies 733
Institute of Digestive Disease 736
Institute of Economics 736
Institute of Human Communicative Research 736
Institute of Mathematical Sciences 736
Institute of Optical Science and Technology 737
Institute of Precision Engineering 737
Institute of Science and Technology 738
Institute of Space and Earth Information Science 738
Institute of Theoretical Physics 739
Li & Fung Institute of Supply Chain Management and Logistics 739
Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences 740
Research Institute for the Humanities 740
Shun Hing Institute of Advanced Engineering 740
Chinese University Institute of Biotechnology 740
Ancillary Academic Units 741
Centre for East Asian Studies 741
Centre for Learning Enhancement and Research 741
School of Continuing and Professional Studies 742
University Extension Board 744
New Asia -- Yale-in-China Chinese Language Centre 745
Administrative and Service Units 746
Vice-Chancellor's Office 746
Pro-Vice-Chancellor's Office 746
Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor's Office 746
Registrar's Office 747
Office of Registry Services 747
Office of Admissions and Financial Aid 748
Office of Student Affairs 748
Graduate School Office 749
Office of Academic Links 749
Office of Academic Links (China) 749
University Library System 750
Universities Service Centre for China Studies 751
Research and Technology Administration Office 751
Secretariat 752
Bursary 752
Personnel Office 753
Office of Institutional Advancement 754
Internal Audit Office 754
Office of Director of Special Projects 754
Communications and Public Relations Office 754
Information Services Office 755
Campus Development Office 755
Estates Management Office 756
Information Technology Services Centre 756
The Chinese University Press 758
University Health Service 758
Alumni Affairs Office 759
Security and Transport Office 759
Audio-Visual Services Unit 759
Other Service Units 759
Colleges 761
Chung Chi College 761
New Asia College 763
United College 764
Shaw College 765
Morningside College 766
S.H. Ho College 766
New College Planning Office 766
Appendices 767
Student Enrolment 769
Campus Map 782