Work with me! Opportunities for research internships and graduate study

Are you interested in understanding how climate and society changed in the past? Do you have a background in earth sciences, geography, archaeology, or anthropology? Would you like to work with computers, develop your own models and other computer programs? Can you assist with field-based experiential learning for undergraduates? I currently have short-term research internships (2-12 months) and full graduate scholarships (research master’s and Ph.D.) for outstanding candidates from anywhere in the world.

To apply for a research internship

Please email me me the following documents, combined into a single PDF file:

In your email, please indicate the dates you are available and the preferred duration of the internship.

Current undergraduate students looking for an off-term or final year research experience are particularly encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will commence on 10 February 2020 and continue until positions are filled.

To apply for postgraduate study (graduate school)

The University of Hong Kong Graduate School accepts applications from prospective master’s and Ph.D. students every year. For admission in 2020, the next deadline is 30 April 2020. For details on the application process, click here.

If you are interested in working with me, please email me the following documents:

I must receive this information by 15 February 2020.

You’ll then need to make a formal application to the HKU Graduate School.

I welcome applications from prospective interns and graduate students of any gender, nationality, religion, and economic background. You can apply starting in your final year of bachelor studies, and at any level thereafter (holding a bachelor’s only or also a master’s degree). Admission to the HKU graduate school is competitive, and good grades from an accredited undergraduate institution are required. If English is not your mother tongue, you’ll need to demonstrate your language proficiency. To work with me, you’ll generally need to be able to meet the following standards (either IELTS or TOEFL):


For more information, don’t hesitate to contact me!