Proposal Defence of Doctoral Student Caihui Zhang from the Class of 2019
On November 6, 2020, the Center for Linguistics and Applied Linguistics organized the proposal defense of the lab member Caihui Zhang, a PhD. Student from the Class of 2019 supervised by Prof. Jing Yang. The defense committee was headed by Prof. Chen Zhao at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (GDUFS), with Prof. Leilei Mei at South China Normal University (SCNU) and Dr. Mengxia Yu at GDUFS as members, and another lab member Hongming Zhao, a PhD candidate from the Class of 2017, as the secretary of the defense.
The proposal defense began at 2:30 p.m., and Caihui Zhang presented her research proposal to the defense committee. Afterwards, three experts in the defense committee pointed out the shortcomings in the research proposal, together with their suggestions and advice to help improved the research design. Finally, the expert committee voted to approve the proposal defense of Caihui Zhang's PhD. dissertation.
Caihui Zhang shown her thankfulness to the three experts for their valuable suggestions to improve the research design of her dissertation. She will continue to revise and improve the details of her experiments in the coming days in order to carry out her experimental research successfully.