Newsletter Summer Supplement (1999)

• Service on Providing Information on the Suitability of South Lamma, Tung Lung Chau and Po Toi to Be Established as Country Park (HK$238,000) Sponsor: Agriculture and Fisheries Department, HKSAR government Principal investigator: Prof. Ng Sai-leung • Property and Role of Endothelial CNG Channel (US$15,000) Sponsor: American Health Assistance Foundation Principal investigator: Prof. Yao Xiaoqiang • Healthy Eating Movement (HK$82,000) Sponsor: Department of Health, HKSAR government Principal investigator: Prof. Georgia S. Guldan • User Opinion Surveys 一 Kowloon Bay Health Centre and Nursing Home (HK$12,900) Sponsor: Department of Health, HKSAR government Principal investigator: Prof. Chan Kin-man • A Population-based Cohort Study on Phytoestrogrens Intake and Bone Loss in Chinese Early Postmenopausal Women (HK$862,666) Sponsor: Health Services Research Fund Principal investigator: Prof. Suzanne S.Y. Ho • A Study of the Acceptability and Effectiveness of Hip Protectors in Elderly Chinese in the Institutional Setting (HK$92,000) Sponsor: Health Services Research Fund Principal investigator: Prof. Jean Woo 日本圣公会威廉斯会督纪念基金「访问研究员/培训学员」计划 Bishop Williams Memorial Fund Visiting Researcher/Trainee Programme Invites Applications 日本圣公会威廉斯会督纪念基金现接受二零零零至二零零二年度「访问研究 员/培训学员」计划资助之申请。 获选者可在日本立教大学或其他圣公会教育机构从事研究或修读所选学科。 新年度之研究或培训计划由二零零零年十月开始,为期一年半,首六个月修 读日文。获选者可免缴学费,并获资助生活费(每月十五万日圆)、单人宿舍宿 费,以及来回日本之旅费。 申请人须 (一)于二零零零年十月一日时未满卅五岁; (二)大学或大专毕业,目前须受雇于商业、农业或教育机构,或任职于政 府部门,或于研究院攻读,或具上述各项之同等资格,或毕业于特殊 技术或职业学校及具数年有关工作经验; (三)为圣公会会友并经其教区会督推荐。若属其他宗派之基督徒,则须由 一位圣公会会督推荐。 申请表格可向人事处索取,填妥后须于一九九九年十月卅—日前直接寄往下址: Bishop Williams Memorial Fund c/o Office of the President Rikkyo University Toshima-ku, Tokyo 171 Japan Applications are invited by the Board of Trustees of the Bishop Williams Memorial Fund of the Anglican-Episcopal Church of Japan (Nippon Sei Ko Kai — NSKK) for participation in their Visiting Research/Trainee Programme in 2000-2002. Successful applicants w i ll be attached to Rikkyo University in Tokyo or other NSKK affiliated institutions in Japan for research or training in their chosen field for approximately one and a half years from October 2000. During the initial six months, participants w i ll be expected to undertake training in the Japanese language. Tuition w i ll be waived and a stipend of ¥150,000 per month and single person's quarters w i l l be provided. Transportation expenses to and f r om Japan w i l l be reimbursed. The applicant should be under 35 years of age on 1st October 2000. He/she should be a graduate of a university or college, be currently employed in the civil service or other commercial, agricultural or educational enterprises, or enrolled in graduate school, or engaged in research or training at a recognized educational or research institution, or be a graduate of a junior college or specialized technical or vocational school with a few years' actual working experience subsequent to his/her graduation. He/she should also be an Anglican recommended by the Anglican bishop of his/her diocese, or a Christian of another denomination recommended by an Anglican bishop. Application forms and further information can be obtained from the Personnel Office (Ext. 7288/7191), and should be sent direct to the following address by 31st October 1999. Bishop Williams Memorial Fund c/o Office of the President Rikkyo University Toshima-ku, Tokyo 171 Japan 教职员及配偶国粤语课程 Putonghua and Cantonese Courses for Staff and Spouses 新雅中国语文研习所由一九九九年九月十四日至十一月三十日于方树泉楼再 度为本校教职员及其配偶举办下列国、粤语课程,上课时间暂定星期二及四下午 五时至六时五十分。 (一)供外籍教职员及其配偶选修之初级国语课程。 (二)供外籍教职员及其配偶选修之初级粤语课程。 (三)供粤籍教职员及其配偶选修之初级国语课程。 (四)供非粤籍教职员及其配偶选修之初级粤语课程。 以上课程每班限额八人,按报名先后取录,少于四人不开班。学费全期六千 二百港元,聘任期不少于两年之本校全职教职员及其配偶而未获任何语言修习资 助者,可获大学津贴学费百分之四十。 有意就学者请于一九九九年八月三十日前与该研习所联络(内线六七二七)。 The New Asia-Yale-in-China Chinese Language Centre w i ll again offer putonghua and Cantonese courses to the University's staff and their spouses. From 14th September to 30th November 1999 the following courses have been tentatively scheduled every Tuesday and Thursday from 5.00 p.m. to 6.50 p.m. at the Fong Shu Chuen Building: (1) Beginner's course in putonghua for foreigners. (2) Beginner's course in Cantonese for foreigners. (3) Beginner's course in putonghua for non-putonghua speakers of Chinese origin. (4) Beginner's course in Cantonese for non-Cantonese speakers of Chinese origin. The size of each class will be limited to eight students and the minimum number of students to form a class is four. Enrolment will be on a first-come-first-served basis. Basic tuition fee for each course is HK$6,200. The University w i ll subsidize 40 per cent of the tuition fee for all full-time academic and administrative staff as well as their spouses who are expected to be with the University for at least two years, and who are not receiving a language study subsidy from any other source. For enrolment, please contact the Chinese Language Centre at 2609 6727 before 30th August 1999. 自我检查乳房工作坊 乳癌是女性常见的恶性肿廇,早期无痛,亦不会引致身体不适,较难察觉, 自我检查乳房是及早发现乳癌的最佳方法。 保健处将于每月最后一个星期二上午九时至十时半,举行自我检查乳房工作 坊,内容包括讲座、录像带播放和模型实习。名额有限,报名从速,有意者请电 内线六四二八。 公积金计划投资成绩 Investment Returns of Staff Superannuation Schemes 财务处公布公积金计划内各项投资基金于一九九九年六月及累积至该月的回 报如下: From the Bursary: The monthly and cumulative returns for June 1999 in the Designated Investment Funds of the 1995 Scheme and 1983 Scheme are as follows: 一九九九年六月 June 1999 基金 Fund 计划 Scheme 指摽回报 Benchmark Return 1995 1983 (未经审核数据 unaudited) 增长 Growth 7.99% 10.48% 8.53% 平衡 Balanced 5.94% 6.13% 5.94% 稳定 Stable 2.02% 2.48% 1.41% 港元银行存款 HKD Bank Deposit 0.46% (年息 Annualized 5.61%) 0.46% (年息 Annualized 5.63%) 0.37% (年息 Annualized 4.57%) 美元银行存款 USD Bank Deposit* 0.45% (年息 Annualized 4.78%) 0.44% (年息 Annualized 4.86%) 0.38% (年息 Annualized 4.54%) —九九八年七日一日至一九九九年六月三十日 1st July 1 998 to 30th June 1 999 基金 Fund 计划 Scheme 指摽回报 Benchmark Return 1995 1983 (未经审核数据 unaudited) 增长 Growth 25.30% 27.38% 39.65% 平衡 Balanced 18.28% 19.89% 29.48% 稳定 Stable 5.70% 8.31% 13.91% 港元银行存款 HKD Bank Deposit 8.22% (年息 Annualized 8.22%) 8.15% (年息 Annualized 8.15%) 6.01% (年息 Annualized 6.01%) 美元银行存款 USD Bank Deposit* 4.46% (年息 Annualized 5.39%) 4.53% (年息 Annualized 5.47%) 4.06% (年息 Annualized 4.90%) * 一 九 九 八 年 九 月 一 日 开 始 投 资 L a u n c h e d from 1st September 1998 2 暑 期 特 刊 一 九 九 九 年 八 月 十 九 日 Summer Supplement 19th August 1999 中大通讯 CUHK Newsletter

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