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Distinguished Professor Webinar Series



Lingnan is proud of its reputation as an international university which invites well-known speakers from around the globe to keep students updated about current trends and innovations in research. The Distinguished Professor Webinar Series brings together five academics from four countries to give those in attendance the benefit of their expertise in a range of salient topics. The webinars are delivered in English and are free and available to all via Zoom (registration required). See below for full details. 



Operational Data Driven Interventions to Decrease Adverse Events Associated with Opioid Overdose


Date: 18 January 2022, Tuesday

Time: 9:00 am – 10:30 am (Hong Kong time, GMT +8)

Speaker: Prof. Mahesh Nagarajan, Senior Associate Dean, Research Professor, Operations and Logistics Division, Sauder School of Business, The University of British Columbia


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The Taste of Water and the Sensorium of “The Story of the Stone”


Date: 8 March 2022, Tuesday

Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am (Hong Kong time, GMT +8)

Speaker: Prof. Wai-yee Li, Professor of Chinese Literature, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University


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Verifiable Uncertainty


Date: 22 March 2022, Tuesday

Time: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm (Hong Kong time, GMT +8)

Speaker: Prof. Ilia M. Tsetlin, Professor of Decision Sciences, INSEAD


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Health Policy Design in East Asia


Date: 29 March 2022, Tuesday

Time: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm (Hong Kong time, GMT +8)

Speaker: Prof. M Ramesh, UNESCO Chair of Social Policy Design in Asia, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore


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The Social Psychology of Work Engagement


Date: 12 April 2022, Tuesday

Time: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm (Hong Kong time, GMT +8)

Speaker: Prof. Arnold B. Bakker, Professor and Chair of the Research Group Work and Organizational Psychology, Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands


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Format: Zoom *

Medium of instruction: English

* Zoom webinar link for each seminar will be sent to participants before the seminar.