• on 02/09/2022

Congratulations To Awardees Of David Sung Memorial Scholarship In Ophthalmology 2021

We have the pleasure to announce that our three postgraduate students received the awards from the David Sung Memorial Scholarship in Ophthalmology Scientific Scholarship 2021.

David Sung Memorial Scholarship in Ophthalmology Scientific Scholarship was set up by Professor Joseph JY SUNG and his family in memory of Prof SUNG′s beloved father, Mr David SUNG, to recognize excellent research achievement for PhD students of DOVS.

The award selection this year is based on evidence of research excellence in science (clinical and basic) from 1st September 2020 to 31st August 2021, and the potential to become an outstanding scientist. After full assessment of the track records and oral presentation from the applicants, the Selection Committee, including Prof Joseph SUNG, Prof Clement CY THAM and Prof Guy LJ CHEN, has determined to award Mr YANG Dawei as ‶Scientific Scholar 2021″, and award Ms WANG Yuyao and Mr LING Xiangtian as ‶Certificate of Merit″.

Gabriel, the recipient of the ‶Scientific Scholar″, says ‶I would like to express my immense gratitude to Prof Sung, Prof Tham and Prof Chen for awarding me this scholarship. I am also deeply grateful to be supervised by Dr Carol Cheung and work closely with all my team members who dedicate their significant effort and support throughout my PhD years. I am also immensely thankful to Prof Pang, Prof Tham and all the supervisors for providing all students with precious opportunity in ophthalmic research in DOVS, and have always been the inspiration to all students by their endeavor to encourage excellence in the quality of academic output. I received this award with my humblest heart and earnestly hope to continue to embrace science and true in the future.″

Yuyao, the recipient of ‶Certificate of Merit″, says ‶I greatly appreciate to receive the award ‶Certificate of Merit″ in Ophthalmology Scientific Scholarship. Many thanks to Prof Sung, Prof Tham and Prof Chen. Thank all professors and colleagues for your support. I want to express my profound gratitude to Prof Pang, Prof Chen, Dr Yam, Dr Zhang Xiujuan, Ms Pancy Tam, Dr Shiyao Lu, Zhenji, Mia and all my team members for their support and guidance. I will remain committed to moving our research forward from bench to bedside.″

Xiangtian, the recipient of ‶Certificate of Merit″, says ‶I’m deeply grateful for the award. Sincere thanks to Prof Sung, Prof Tham and Prof Chen for awarding me the certificate. My thanks also go to all professors and colleagues for all their help. Particularly, I would like to thank Dr Jason Yam, Dr Xiujuan Zhang, Prof Guy Chen, Ms Pancy Tam, Ruby, Yuzhou, Youjuan and all team members for their support. I will keep learning and working hard in the future.″

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