Staff writer, with CNARecipients of the third Yu Ying-shih Humanistic Research Award on Thursday expressed their appreciation for the recognition conferred on them and said the prize money would help alleviate a shortage of funds for research in their fields. The Yu Ying-shih Humanistic Research Award also presented three doctoral thesis prizes, worth NT$240,000 each, to three doctoral students. The third recipient was Xiong Huei-lan (熊慧嵐), a doctoral candidate at the Institute for Area Studies, Leiden University in the Netherlands. The Yu Ying-shih Humanistic Research Award was created in 2015 by Chinese-American historian Yu Ying-shih (余英時), who won the first Tang Prize in Sinology in 2014. Asked about his plans for the prize money, Wu said he hoped to be able to publish his study.
Source: Taipei Times December 29, 2017 15:56 UTC