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Home > About HKCC > Staff Directory > Division of Science and Technology > WONG, Shirley Sze-yin
Division of Science and Technology
Ms WONG, Shirley Sze-yin

Lecturer 講師

BSc (Surrey); MMedSc (H.K.); Reg MLT; Dip [C.U.H.K. (S.C.S.)]

Email: ccsywong@hkcc-polyu.edu.hk

Teaching and Scholarly Interests:

  • Health & Life Sciences

Ms Shirley Wong Sze-yin studied in the U.K. for her secondary and tertiary education from 1987 to 1995. She received her Bachelor in Medical Biochemistry from University of Surrey, U.K. in 1995 and is an associate member of the Institute of Biochemical Science (AIBMS) in the U.K. She is a registered Medical Laboratory Technologist (Part1) in Hong Kong. She obtained her Master of Medical Sciences (MMedSc) specialised in Pathology from the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Hong Kong in 2002. In 2005, Ms Wong further obtained a Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (Dip TEFL) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. By achieving the benchmark of Language Proficiency Assessment for English Teachers required by the Education and Manpower Bureau of the HKSAR Government, Ms Wong has proven herself to be a qualified English teacher.

Ms Wong possesses over 10 years of experience in clinical and veterinary laboratory before teaching in tertiary education. Prior to her teaching career at the School of Nursing at PolyU and HKCC, she worked as a Medical Laboratory Technician in a hospital's pathology department and as a senior animal health technician in the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department for the HKSAR government. Her lab specialties include clinical chemistry, microbiology, immunology, haematology, transfusion science and quarantine screening for chemical residues in live stocks.

Ms Wong is experienced in healthcare programme administration and taught healthcare subjects at bachelor and higher diploma levels. She is also familiar with programme administration and course development to be tailor-made for associate degree holders for their articulation to degree. She has rich experience in the arrangement of field practice for students' placements in the healthcare field, organising health screening projects in the community as well as extensive interest in students' professional and personal development.

With her overseas study experience, she is very helpful to students for consultation of overseas professional development and further studies in various healthcare disciplines.

Ms Wong's areas of research interest include stress, molecular studies of diseases and Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) in endometrial cancer.