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Research

Postgraduate Outstanding Publication Award

Postgraduate Outstanding Publication Award

The Department has supported postgraduate students’ research via the Postgraduate Outstanding Publication Award since 1 September 2020. This Award aims to bring recognition to outstanding research contributions of postgraduate students’ in the Department of Geography and to encourage them to disseminate research findings through publishing in top-tier international journals.

 

Award

An award of HK$5,000 will be offered to eligible students. Awardees will be invited to present the published work in the Departmental Seminar Series.

 

Eligibility

  1. Current or recently graduated research postgraduate students in the Department of Geography
  2. The publication must appear in a Q1 journal of a relevant category according to InCites Journal Citation Reports.
  3. The research student must be the first or sole author of the publication.
  4. The Department of Geography at the Hong Kong Baptist University must be the only or first affiliation of the research student.

 

Application Procedure

  1. Students with a qualifying publication, published either “online first” or in its final version, on or after 1 September 2020, can apply for the award by filling out an application form and submitting a copy of the publication.
  2. The application must be endorsed by the Principal Supervisor before it is submitted to the Department for further processing.

 

Remarks:

i)  Please note that the application for the Award must be made within one year from the publication date. Late applications will not be considered.

ii) Please contact Miss Maggie Lam (by email to maggielam@hkbu.edu.hk or phone on 3411-2412) to obtain the application form and further information.

 

Previous Awardees

 

Applicant

Title of paper

Name of Journal

Ranking & Category

DOI

CUI Aihong

Use of a multiscalar GRACE-based standardized terrestrial water storage index for assessing global hydrological droughts

Journal of Hydrology

Q1 Water Resources;

Q1 Engineering, Civil

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.126871

HOU Guolong

A meta-analysis of changes in soil organic carbon stocks after afforestation with deciduous broadleaved, sempervirent broadleaved, and conifer tree species

Annals of Forest Science

Q1 Forestry

https://doi.org/10.1007/s13595-020-00997-3

HOU Guolong

Grouping tree species to estimate afforestation-driven soil organic carbon sequestration

Plant and Soil

Q1 Agronomy;

Q1 Plant sciences

https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-020-04685-z

HOU Guolong

Optimizing rotation periods of forest plantations: The effects of carbon accounting regimes

Forest Policy and Economics

Q1 Economics;

Q1 Forestry 

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forpol.2020.102263

LIU Minsi

Governing eco-cities in China: Urban climate experimentation, international cooperation, and multilevel governance

Geoforum

Q1
Geography

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2021.02.017

Md Lokman HOSSAIN

Biomass partitioning of C3- and C4-dominated grasslands in response to climatic variability and climate extremes

Environmental Research Letters

Q1 Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences;
Q1 Environmental Sciences

https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac027a

Md Lokman HOSSAIN

Disentangling the effects of climatic variability and climate extremes on the belowground biomass of C 3- and C 4-dominated grasslands across five ecoregions

Science of the Total Environment

Q1 Environmental Sciences 

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.143894

Md Lokman HOSSAIN

NDVI-based vegetation dynamics and its resistance and resilience to different intensities of climatic events

Global Ecology and Conservation

Q1 Biodiversity Conservation

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2021.e01768

XIAO Xiang

Is greener better? Associations between greenness and birth outcomes in both urban and non-urban settings

International Journal of Epidemiology

Q1 Public, Environmental &

Occupational Health

https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyab164

XIAO Xiang

Street view greenness is associated with lower risk of obesity in adults: Findings from the 33 Chinese community health study

Environmental Research

Q1 Public, Environmental & Occupational Health;

Q1 Environmental Sciences

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2021.111434