The Annual School Awards of the HKBU School of Business recognise colleagues for their outstanding teaching, research and service. Four faculty members were honoured in the Awards for 2021-22.

Scholarly Work Award

Prof. Christy Cheung, Professor, Department of Finance and Decision Sciences [and the awardee of President’s Award for Outstanding Performance in Scholarly Work 2022] 

Prof. Christy Cheung is globally recognised as a leader in the Management Information Systems (MIS) field. With her research expertise in the societal implications of IT use, Prof. Cheung has been recognized as an “RGC Senior Research Fellow” in the inaugural Research Grants Council (RGC) Senior Research Fellow Scheme (SRFS), bringing a grant of around HK$7.8 million for HKBU over a period of 60 months. She has served as Principal Investigator and Co-Principal Investigator of over 25 research grants, totalling over HK$12 million. The significance of her work is evidenced by her publications with an outstanding 25,000+ and 7,500+ citations (an h-index of 69 and i-10 index of 122) in Google Scholar and Web of Science, respectively. She has been recognised to be among the world’s top 2% scholars, with a recent ranking of 29th out of 18,000+ scientists in the field of information systems (and ranked 1st among female scientists in the field). Prof. Cheung has published around 200 referred articles in international journals and conference proceedings, with an impressive track record of scholarly work published in top-tier journals in MIS, including Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, MIS Quarterly, among many others. She has served as editor and editorial board member for major IS journals.