Awards Committee

Membership composition

The committee is comprised of four members of the Jiao Tong Baker Centre’s International Advisory Board.
Committee membership runs for three years, and is reviewed at each triennial meeting of the International Advisory Board.
The Committee for 2017-2020 is:

Terms of Reference


(a) To oversee the administration of the Martha Cheung Award for Best English Article in Translation Studies by an Early Career Scholar.

(b) To advise on the formation of a Peer College of academics with suitable expertise to act as judges for the award.

(c) To produce and disseminate the call for applications for the award.

(d) To conduct initial screening of applicants’ materials, and to form a long-list of suitable applicants, after the application period has closed.

(e) To allocate applicants’ materials to members of the Peer College involved in the judging of the award in a given year for their scrutiny and assessment.

(f) To liaise with the members of the Peer College during the judging process, and to relay the results of the process to the Jiao Tong Baker Centre’s directors and International Advisory Board.

(g) To announce the winner of the award.

(h) To report annually to the Jiao Tong Baker Centre’s directors and International Advisory Board, upon completion of that year’s award business, on any issues or matters for consideration arising from the overall award process.

(i) To advise on publicity initiatives for the award.
(j) To advise on the establishment of other awards by the Jiao Tong Baker Centre.