Dr. Elizabeth La Couture was awarded a three-year General Research Grant (GRF) by the Hong Kong Research Grant Council (RGC) for her project titled “Beauty, Cosmetics, and the Making of the Sinophone in the Twentieth-century”. The research project will examine beauty and cosmetics over the twentieth-century, as well as to consider the similarities, differences, and interconnectedness of beauty practices across the Sinophone-world.