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CBS PhD graduate wins the 2022 LSHK Outstanding Thesis Award

28 Nov 2022


Dr. FENG Yan, the PhD graduate of CBS in 2022, has been awarded the 2022 LSHK Outstanding Thesis Award under the category of PhD thesis. The award was offered by the Linguistic Society of Hong Kong (LSHK) to encourage young scholars at local tertiary education institutions to conduct linguistics research.


The LSHK Outstanding Thesis Award recognizes the outstanding theses which contribute to any area in linguistics, including MA thesis, MPhil thesis, PhD thesis and Doctorate thesis. Entitled “Categorical Speech Perception Across the Lifespan”, Dr. Feng’s thesis presents a comprehensive research work on the categorical perception of Mandarin Chinese speech sounds for native speakers at different ages from toddlers, teenagers, young adults, to elderlies with normal cognitive function and mild cognitive impairment. Dr. Feng will give a presentation of her thesis at the 2022 Annual Research Forum of LSHK on 3 December 2022.

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