Award for Teaching Excellence 2014-15
Dr Wing-yee LUI
School of Biological Sciences
Dr Lui received the Faculty of Science Award for Teaching Excellence 2014-15, for her outstanding teaching performance and the continuous efforts she has put in arousing students’ learning interests.
Dr Lui received her BSc (First Hon) and PhD degrees from the University of Hong Kong. She joined HKU as an Assistant Professor in 2007 and is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Biological Sciences. Dr Lui has served in the Undergraduate Teaching Committee and Student-Staff Consultative Committee in the School of Biological Sciences since 2009. She has co-developed a number of new core courses such as Biological Sciences Laboratory Course with novel teaching pedagogy to stimulate learning interest and develop critical thinking and analytical skills to help them become life-long learners. Apart from teaching at HKU, Dr Lui regularly joins voluntary teaching service trips to teach college students in mainland China. Dr Lui’s research interests focus on molecular and cellular mechanisms regulating cell junction restructuring during spermatogenesis. She was awarded the University Outstanding Young Researcher in 2009.