Women's Foundation launches annual drive to select female role models The Women's Foundation has launched its annual drive to select exemplar female models who have made significant contributions to women's welfare in different sectors. Details at http://www.thewomensfoundationhk.org Jockey Club expands education scheme The Jockey Club has pledged to expand an education scheme aimed at enhancing the well-being of junior secondary students. The P.A.T.H.S. to Adulthood: A Jockey Club Youth Enhancement Scheme features activities involving life skills. Interested schools can apply at www.swd.gov.hk Scholarships for study, research in Australia Applications are now open for scholarships aimed at people studying on short-term courses or conducting research in Australia. The 2009 Endeavour Executive Award is worth up to HK$108,000. Programme details are available at www.endeavour.deewr.gov.au . Study wins prestigious award A study by the University of Hong Kong on the prevention and early diagnosis of stomach cancer has won a national award. The research was conducted by gastroenterology professor Benjamin Wong Chun-yu and the department of medicine's research assistant Dr Wang Jide. It won them the first-class prize in the State Scientific and Technological Progress Award. HKU appoints new dean of humanities The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has appointed Professor James Lee Zhongqing, former director of the University of Michigan's Centre for Chinese Studies, as dean of humanities and social science.