A paper co-written by Prof Chen Huailin and PhD student Xu Min from the University of Macau (UM) Department of Communication recently received a second prize in the outstanding paper category at the China Communication Forum 2017 on November 12. This year’s event attracted 260 experts and scholars from more than 100 universities, research institutes, and publishing companies in the United States, mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan. Of the 200 papers presented at the forum, four were written by UM members.

澳門大學傳播系副教授陳懷林和博士生徐敏在11月12日於“中國傳播學論壇2017年度研討會"上發表論文《聖人祛魅與英雄回歸–典型人物宣傳長期效果演化的實證探索》,獲大會專家學者一致好評,最終奪優秀論文二等獎。

今屆大會吸引來自美國、海峽兩岸及港澳地區的百多所高校、研究及出版機構共260位專家學者參加,論文發表共200餘篇,其中澳大共有四篇論文入選發表。是次會議由資深學者對論文作出評審,共頒一等獎一個 、二等獎四個和三等獎六個。最終,陳懷林和徐敏就典型人物宣傳長期效果的研究論文突圍而出,獲頒二等獎。

澳大獲獎的論文基於上海和廣州兩地隨機樣本調查的數據,對典型宣傳這個中國內地獨有的重要傳播現象,進行理論指導的科學量化分析,驗證了研究假設。“中國傳播學論壇"自2002年舉辦至今,是全國傳播學科中創立最早、規模最大和影響最廣的傳播學術會議,今屆於寧波舉行。

UM Swimming Team sent 4 female and 1 male students to participate in the “17th All China University Swimming Championship” in Ganzhou, China from 17-23 Nov, 2017.

All five UM students were required to participate in the Advanced Level (Category A). CHEN WANHENG finished with 36.22 seconds and got a 6th runner-up in the Women’s 50M Breaststroke (Category A). In addition, CHEONG CHOU HEI received the Sports Ethics Award.

List of UM Participants:


Office of Sports Affairs
http://www.umac.mo/osa/

Three members of the University of Macau (UM) English Public Speaking Team recently won five prizes in the university category at the 16th Macao-wide English Speech Contest and the 23rd ‘21st century Cup’ National English Speaking Competition Macao Regional Contest. Lau Kak Chi, a first-year student from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and a member of Shiu Pong College, won the championship and the Best Impromptu Speaker Award. Wong Weng Lam, a fourth-year student from the Faculty of Education, who is also a member of the Honours College and the Stanley Ho East Asia College, won the second prize and the Best Manner Award. Liang Xiaojing, a second-year student from the Faculty of Social Sciences and a member of Shiu Pong College, won a merit award.

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第16屆全澳英語演講大賽暨第23屆“21世紀杯”全國英語演講大賽澳門分區賽決賽日前舉行。澳門大學英語演講隊共有3名選手進入大學組決賽,她們憑藉優異表現勇奪多個獎項,包括大學組冠軍、亞軍、最佳即席演講以及最佳風度獎。

決賽當日演講隊隊員憑藉優秀的演講技巧脫穎而出,囊括多個獎項。人文學院一年級、紹邦書院的劉格至獲得大學組冠軍及最佳即席演講奬;教育學院四年級、榮譽學院、何鴻燊東亞書院的黃詠琳獲得大學組亞軍及最佳風度獎;社會科學學院二年級、紹邦書院的梁曉菁則獲優異獎。

今屆比賽以“教育”為主題,比賽設有公開組、大學組、高中組等組別,大賽分為選拔、初賽及決賽環節,參賽者須使出渾身解數才能晉身決賽。大學組以“教育的作用”為題,參賽者於決賽中須自備四分鐘演講,並進行即席演講及回答現場問題。歷年來,許多本地選手脫穎而出,晉級參加中國日報“21世紀杯”全國英語演講比賽,並屢獲佳績。

Source: Student Affairs Office
https://www.umac.mo/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/43603/#news_title

“2017 Macau Open International Taekwondo Championships” was organized by Macau Taekwondo Association (MTA), and it has been held on 28-30 Oct. UM Taekwondo Team sent one team member, Tam Chi Kin (FSS/CYTC) to participate in the fighting competition.

Source: Office of Sports Affairs
http://www.umac.mo/osa/

The University of Macau (UM) English Debating Team and Public Speaking Team recently participated in the 2017 Public Speaking and Debating Contest for Universities from Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Macao, which was organised by Fudan University.

Two members of the UM Debating Team, namely Hariharan Narayanan and Garrett Li, won the championship and the second prize, respectively, at the debating section of the contest. Narayanan also won the Best Debater Award. Li Shanshan from the UM Public Speaking Team won the Best Pronunciation Award at the public speaking section of the contest.

The contest attracted students from UM, Fudan University, East China University of Science and Technology, East China Normal University, East China University of Political Science and Law, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, SHISU, and Tongji University.

Source: Student Affairs Office
https://www.umac.mo/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/43442/#news_title

Four students from the University of Macau (UM) Martial Arts Team recently won three gold medals at a national inter-varsity martial arts tournament held in Loudi, Hunan province. The competition attracted 894 contestants from 88 universities in China.

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2017年中國大學生武術錦標賽10月2日至8日在湖南婁底舉行,澳大派出4名學生分別參加丙組及丁組共10項的個人賽事,並憑著出色的表現勇奪3項個人冠軍。是次比賽吸引了全國88所院校共894名運動員參加。

澳大教育學院、何鴻燊東亞書院學生吳振邦在男子丙組洪拳中奪得冠軍,以及丙組其他太極器械第7名。女子組方面,法學院博士生范雪珂在丁組太極器械類中排名第1,並獲得丁組傳統器械及丁組傳統拳類季軍;教育學院、滿珍紀念書院學生韋佩程在丙組單器械中擊敗其餘20多名對手奪冠,並在丙組象形拳項目獲得亞軍;社會科學學院、蔡繼有書院學生郭欣然在丙組陳式太極拳中排名第4。除此之外,學生韋佩程、教練黎任芳和澳大武術隊獲得大會頒發體育道德風尚獎。

Source: Office of Sports Affairs

Members of the Sixth Legislative Assembly of Macau took their oath of office today (16 October).

FSS is honored to congratulate Prof. Agnes Lam, Associate Professor of Department of Communication, and other UM members on their inauguration as Legislative Assembly members.

 

UM staff:

.Department of Communication Associate Professor Agnes Lam

.Rector’s Office Director Lao Chi Ngai

.Institute for the Study of Commercial Gaming Director Fong Ka Chio

.Faculty of Law Assistant Dean Iau Teng Pio

UM alumni

.José Pereira Coutinho

.Au Kam San

.Becky Song

.Vong Hin Fai

.Chan Hong

.Chan Wa Keong

Five athletes from the University of Macau (UM) recently received outstanding athlete awards at the Macao Outstanding Athlete Voting 2017. The recipients of the Macao Outstanding Athlete Award are UM Swimming Team members Lei On Kei and Chao Man Hou, UM Basketball Team member Lai Ka Tong, and alumnus and local footballer Pang Chi Hang. UM freshman Lin Sizuang received an Outstanding Junior Athlete Award. Lei also received the gold award in the Most Popular Athletes category. The Macao University 3×3 Basketball Team formed by Lai and another UM student Sou Wa Chak both received the Outstanding Merit Award. In addition, the UM alumnus and football coach Tam Iao San received the silver award in the Outstanding Coaches category. The voting was co-organised by the Sports Bureau and Macao Sports Weekly.

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“2017澳門傑出運動員選舉”日前揭曉,澳大學生“蛙后”利安琪、“蛙王”周文顥、“澳門姚明”黎家棟,以及澳大校友、澳門足球先生彭梓亨均獲澳門“傑出運動員”獎項;澳大新生林思庄獲“傑出青少年運動員”;校友、足球教練譚又新獲“傑出教練員銀獎”。當中利安琪更獲“最受歡迎運動員金獎”;黎家棟和蘇華澤亦以“專上三人籃球隊”獲“傑出嘉許獎”。

兩年一度的“澳門傑出運動員選舉”由體育局及澳門體育週報合辦,其目的旨在表彰及嘉許過去兩年曾為澳門在各地的國際賽事中屢獲殊榮,為澳門增光的運動員。今屆“澳門傑出運動員選舉”設“傑出運動員”、“傑出青少年運動員”、“傑出運動組合”、“最受歡迎運動員”、“傑出教練員”及“傑出嘉許獎” 獎項。

Source:

Communications Office, University of Macau

https://www.umac.mo/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/43259/#news_title

A product named ‘Golden Wound Dressing’ developed by an entrepreneurial team in Chinese medical sciences from the University of Macau (UM) won a gold award at the Third China College Students’ ‘Internet+’ Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition. Zhang Zhe, a representative of the UM team, along with the representatives of other winning teams, was received by China’s Vice Premier Liu Yandong. During the meeting, Zhang told Liu about the team’s business plan to develop Chinese medicine.

This year’s competition attracted a total of 370,000 teams formed by more than 1.5 million university students. The UM team was formed by four master’s students, namely Zhang Zhe from the Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences (ICMS), who is also the team captain; Wu Tong from the Faculty of Business Administration; Fang Rui’an from the Faculty of Law; and Ma Baoyuan from the Faculty of Social Sciences. Their supervisor is Assistant Professor Wang Chunming from the State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine (SKL-QRCM). Their entrepreneurial advisor is Dr Wang Minchuan, an external member. The product is a new type of wound dressing. It is based on the findings of Wang Chunming’s research team from the SKL-QRCM. By integrating the healing properties of traditional Chinese medicine with cutting-edge nanofabricating technology, the research team successfully endowed the biomaterial with favourable physical properties, such as fluid absorption capacity, and proved its biological effects, such as the promotion of haemostasis, cell proliferation, and eventually wound healing, in a series of studies. Certain polysaccharide components are proven to be essential in the healing properties of this dressing material. The team earlier won the championship at the Bank of China Trophy One Million Dollar Macao Regional Entrepreneurship Competition and an excellence prize at the national final of the One Million Dollar International Entrepreneurship Competition. The awards are testament to the entrepreneurial skills of UM students.

Established in 2002, the ICMS attaches great importance to nurturing students with independent thinking and innovation skills. Over the past 15 years, students from the ICMS have won first prizes four times and second prizes five times at the Challenge Cup, as well as a second prize at the HKUST One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition 2016. The ICMS was also the only institution from Macao to win an award at the China Adolescents Science and Technology Invention Contest 2014. Many ICMS graduates are now working in companies in the field of medical technology in China and abroad. Wang Yitao, director of the ICMS and SKL-QRCM, says that winning a gold award at the Third China College Students’ ‘Internet+’ Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition is encouraging news and will create better conditions for students to transfer their research results. He adds that the institute will continue to produce more innovative and interdisciplinary professionals in Chinese medicine, which is in line with the goal of the state-key lab to promote Chinese medical sciences and the development of health products.

Source: Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences

https://www.umac.mo/news-centre/news-and-events/news-and-press-releases/detail/43172/#news_title

Two University of Macau (UM) students won three gold, two silver, and two bronze medals at the 13th National Student Sports Game. The two students are Chao Man Hou, a fourth-year student from the Faculty of Social Sciences; and Lei On Kei, a postgraduate student from the Faculty of Education.

On the first day of the competition, Chao and Lei each won a gold medal, in the men’s 100-metre breaststroke category and the women’s 100-metre breaststroke category, respectively. Chao then won another gold medal in the men’s 200-metre breaststroke category, as well as a silver medal in the men’s 50-metre breaststroke category on the last day of the event.

In addition to a gold medal, Lei also won a bronze medal in the women’s 50-metre breaststroke category, as well as a silver medal and another bronze medal.

 

Source & Photo: Happy Macao

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