Zhonghua Liu is a PhD student in The Psychometrics Centre at University of Cambridge. He holds a BA (1st class honours) in International Economics and Trade from the School of Economy and Business Administration at Heilongjiang. He then obtained an MA with distinction in Applied Psychology in the Department of Applied Psychology of Harbin Engineering University. During his university days he won many scholarships, and received the 'outstanding graduate of the university' and 'outstanding graduate in Heilongjiang Province' awards.
His research at Harbin focused on questionnaire construction and the analysis of moderating, mediating, mediated moderator and moderated mediator effects, developing a reliable questionnaire that examined 'job-hunting stress' among those seeking employment. The test was further validated using a mixed model with career decision-making, self-efficacy, vocational selection anxiety and leadership as covariates.
Zhonghua Liu knows English and Chinese. He likes to go hiking and is the leader of the hiking club in Harbin.