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The Stephen Evans Best Thesis Award and Best Paper Award

The Department has introduced two scholarships for its PhD students, namely The Stephen Evans Best Thesis Award and The Stephen Evans Best Paper Award, in recognition of the contributions and achievements of the late Professor Stephen Evans, former associate head of the Department.

The following is the list of PhD students presented with the two awards:

The Stephen Evans Best Thesis Award 

Year

Student name

Title of thesis

2018

LIU Liming Leo

Examining Syntactic Complexity in EFL Academic Writing

2018 MCKEOWN Jamie Gendered Use of Metadiscourse in the Workplace Email of British Marketing Professionals

The Stephen Evans Best Paper Award 

Year

Student name

Title of paper

2018

JIN Ying Blair

“Small talk in medical conversations: Data from China” published in Journal of Pragmatics in 2018