AWARDS AND HONOURS
The inaugural University Research Recognition Award 2018 of the National University of Singapore in May 2018.
Distinguished Professorship of the National University of Singapore in February 2018 in recognition of "outstanding academic excellence as well as academic and intellectual leadership".
The American Association of Geographers Distinguished Scholarship Honors for 2018 “in recognition of his extraordinary scholarship and leadership in the discipline”. AAG Honors are the highest awards offered by the American Association of Geographers. View Honors certificate here.
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Murchison Award 2017 in the UK for “pioneering publications in the field of globalisation” (see RGS press release and NUS press release), June 2017. The Murchison Award is the most senior among all RGS awards. Full citation for my award and acceptance speech delivered at the RGS in London on 5 June 2017 are available here. View Award cerificate here.
Ralph & Eve Seelye Charitable Trust Fellowship for 2017, University of Auckland, New Zealand, December 2016.
Entry on “Yeung, Henry Wai-Chung” in Oxford Dictionary of Human Geographyby Noel Castree, Rob Kitchin and Alisdair Rogers, Oxford University Press, p.570. Described as “exceptionally active in the development of economic geography… and has made significant theoretical contributions to a relational perspective on the subject”. April 2013.
Nominated Residency Fellowship, the Bellagio Study and Conference Center (Italy), the Rockefeller Foundation, USA, November 2012.
Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty Research Fellowship, National University of Singapore, January-May 2010.
Outstanding Researcher Award 2008, National University of Singapore, 11 April 2008.
Honorary Professorial Fellow, School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, UK, 1 Oct 2007 – 31 Sept 2010.
Visiting Professorship, Department of Geography, University of Hong Kong, October-November 2006.
University of Auckland Distinguished Visitor, 15-30 September 2006.
Organizer of Team Residency on "New Economic Geography: The Socio-Spatial Dimension of Economic Life" at the Bellagio Study and Conference Center (Italy), the Rockefeller Foundation, USA, 8-17 February 2006.
Corresponding Member of the Geographical Society of Finland, by invitation in recognition of valuable contribution in the field of Geography, 13 December 2004.
Outstanding Overseas Researcher Award, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences , China, October 2003-October 2006.
Commonwealth Fellowship, Association of Commonwealth Universities, London, 1 June - 30 November 2002.
40th Anniversary Symposium Lecturer, Department of Geography, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, 30 January 2012.
LSE-NUS Public Lecturer, the London School of Economics and Political Science, the UK, 26 January 2012.
Admiral David E. Jeremiah and Mrs. Connie Jeremiah Lecturer, University of Oregon, USA, 18 April 2011.
Norma Wilkinson Memorial Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Reading, UK, 6 November 2007.
NEG Annual International Guest Lecturer, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology(GPS) and Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS), University of Newcastle, UK, 27 March 2007.
Plenary Lecturer at the Regional Studies Association Annual Conference, London, UK, 24 November 2006.
Asia Pacific Viewpoint Lecturer, the International Geographical Union Regional Congress, Brisbane, Australia , 3-7 July 2006.
Second GaWC Annual Lecturer 2000, Loughborough University, UK, 7 March 2000.
Receiving the Fulbright Certificate from the President of the Fulbright Association of Singapore, A/P Victor Savage, and Mr David Andresen of the Office of Public Affairs, US Embassy in Singapore, at Grand Hyatt Singapore, 4 December 2003.
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