协办刊物：《中医杂志》《Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine》《中华中医药杂志》《中国中医药信息杂志》《国际中医中药杂志》《中国针灸》《针刺研究》《世界针灸杂志》《Chinese medicine and culture》《中医药文化》《中医健康养生》
“Yiling Lianhua Cup" 3rd World Essay Competition for College Students: Internationalization of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) including acupuncture-moxibustion has been spread to 183 countries and regions. For the purposes of reflecting the global picture of TCM, promoting the mutual learning of cultures, contributing to a Global Community of Health for all, and offering an exchange platform for international talents, “Yiling Lianhua Cup" 3rd World Essay Competition for College Students: Internationalization of Traditional Chinese Medicine will be held. The competition is co-organized by the Secretariat of World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS) and the Center for International Development of TCM of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
College students (undergraduates, postgraduates and doctoral candidates), with no restriction to nationality, university or major.
Topic and theme:
The essay submitted should feature internationalization of TCM, including but not limited to researches on the worldwide or local development of TCM, acupuncture-moxibustion, Chinese herbal medicine, traditional medicine, etc; stories of learning experience of TCM; cross-disciplinary studies related to TCM; overseas development of Chinese medicine enterprises, and international assistance of TCM. In addition, the achievements of scientific and technological innovation of TCM can also participate in the competition. The achievements should be expatiated through essays.
The essay shall be written in Chinese or English, with total words of 4,000 - 8,000. An abstract of 200 - 300 words is also required.
Submit your essay:
Please send your essay in WORD format to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than June 30th, 2021. Please use Essay TCM internationalization as the subject of your email, and present in your mail the following details of the author(s): name, university/college, nationality, gender, age, major, grade, contact email and phone number.
1. The experts of the review group will conduct the preliminary screening of papers, and select the papers that meet the requirements to enter the preliminary competition.
2. The competition aims to cultivate international talents of TCM. The contestants should have the ability of bringing TCM culture to the masses. The preliminary contestants should make TCM works around their papers and publish them on the network platform. 50% of the final places are selected by experts, and the other 50% are generated by the ranking of promotion effect of TCM works.
3. The final will be held online and offline. The contestants make reports of their papers, and the experts grade their papers according to the performance of reports and the quality of essays.
Winners will be decided through expert review and online voting:
Two 1st Prize winners, with a reward of RMB 10,000 each;
Seven 2nd Prize winners, with a reward of RMB 6,000 each;
Ten 3rd Prize winners, with a reward of RMB 3,000 each;
Excellence Award winners, with a reward of RMB 1,000 each.
Winning essays may be published by the supporting publications and may be included into the Book of Essays published by the organizers.
Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Chinese and English versions)
China Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacy
Chinese Journal of Information on Traditional Chinese Medicine
International Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion
World Journal of Acupuncture-Moxibuation
Chinese medicine and culture（Chinese and English versions）
TCM Healthy Life-Nurturing
Shijiazhuang Yiling Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
This competition only accepts essays not published before. Any essay found to have already been published will be disqualified for this competition.
The Secretariat of World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies
Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Center for International Development of Traditional Chinese Medicine