Professor Hui-ling Yen awarded Rosie Young 90 Medal for Outstanding Woman Scholar


Professor Hui-ling Yen, Associate Professor of the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences of our School, was honoured with the prestigious “Rosie Young 90 Medal for Outstanding Young Woman Scholar 2023”. 

Established in 2020 to celebrate the 90th birthday of Professor Rosie Young and honour her immense achievements and contributions to the University, the Medal aims to recognise and encourage talented young female academics to follow Professor Young’s illustrious footsteps for many years to come.

“Professor Rosie Young is an exceptional role model for all members of HKU, and I am truly humbled and honoured to be selected as one of the awardees. Her achievements will continue to inspire generations of female scholars,” said Professor Yen.

Expressing her gratitude towards colleagues, students, and mentors who she has had the privilege of working with, Professor Yen added, “Research is a collaborative effort that requires teamwork, particularly in today's world with growing importance of multidisciplinary collaborations.” 

The School extends our heartfelt congratulations to Professor Yen.


Professor Hui-ling Yen