Dr Bolton Chau, Assistant Professor of Department of Rehabilitation Sciences (RS) has been selected by the Association for Psychological Science (APS) as one of the "APS Rising Stars" in January 2020. It was announced in the latest issue of the APS communication magazine (please click here and refer to P. 10).
The APS Rising Star designation is presented to outstanding APS members in the earliest stages of their research career post-PhD. Drawing its name from an Observer editorial series that featured exemplars of the exciting work being done by the field's newest researchers, this designation recognizes researchers whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential for their continued contributions.
Dr Chau was being selected as the Rising Star based on his excellence in research with the following criteria:
- Significant publications
- Significant recognitions
- Significant discoveries, methodological innovations, or theoretical or empirical contributions
- Work with potentially broad impacts
Association for Psychological Science (APS) is the leading international organization dedicated to advancing scientific psychology across disciplinary and geographic borders. It is a highly prestigious professional association for psychologists in the US. For more details about APS, please visit https://www.psychologicalscience.org/.