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  • Public Policy
A long-complacent Hong Kong must ditch outdated formulas to move forward
09/02/2024
In an article by former Convenor of ExCo Non-official Members Bernard CHAN discussing the importance of HK’s progression with new formulas, it highlights the launch of the Policy Dialogue Series in 2018, which was initiated by the Division of Public Policy (PPOL) and EdUHK, that aims to address HK’s complex issues and public policy challenges.
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  • Innovation & Technology
重新思考學習方式
09/02/2024
In an article by Prof. Erwin HUANG, Adjunct Professor of the Division of Integrative System and Design (ISD), he gave his advice to students on how to make learning more engaging and productive.
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  • Public Policy
The Backlash to ‘Messi's Mess' in Hong Kong—and How It Could Backfire on the City
09/02/2024
In an article on the backlash of Lionel Messi's absence at an exhibition match in HK, Prof. Donald LOW, Professor of Practice in Public Policy of the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), was quoted as saying that the strong knee-jerk reaction of the HK government may be somewhat satisfying in the short term, but it is very myopic and is likely to do more long-term harm to HK's attractiveness.
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  • Public Policy
Donald Low:Hong Kong needs to rethink its super-connector strategy (part 1)
08/02/2024
In an article by Prof. Donald LOW, Professor of Practice in Public Policy of the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), he commented on why HK needs to rethink its basic strategy of being the super-connector of China to maintain the city’s relevance in a global economy.
  • Innovation & Technology
HKUST Prof. LAU Kei May Elected to the US National Academy of Engineering
07/02/2024
Prof. LAU Kei May, Research Professor of the Division of Emerging Interdisciplinary Areas (EMIA), has been elected as a member of the US National Academy of Engineering (NAE), one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. NAE acknowledges her election to the organization for her significant contributions to photonics and electronics based on III-V semiconductors on silicon. Among a total of 114 new members and 21 international members, Prof. LAU is the sole HK scholar newly elected to the NAE this year. P Prof. Nancy IP extended warm congratulations to Prof. LAU on her election to the NAE, adding that this recognition is a testament to her outstanding contributions and exceptional dedication to research and innovation.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
Build it right for locals, and visitors will come
05/02/2024
In an article by Prof. Christine LOH, Chief Development Strategist of the Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR), she commented on how HK can attract more visitors by promoting the city’s phenomenal natural environment, culture, and heritage.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
健康空氣行動舉辦「室內空氣質素論壇」 倡議改善室內環境促進港人身心健康
05/02/2024
In the "indoor air quality forum" organized by the Clean Air Network (CAN), Prof. Zhi NING, Associate Dean (Research and Postgraduate Studies) of Academy of Interdisciplinary Studies (AIS) and Professor of the Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR), introduced "Clean Air Schools for HK" project, which was carried out in collaboration with CAN. The project collected data on air quality in HK schools from August 2022 to July 2023. Prof. NING stated that these data enabled more efficient analysis to support research on indoor environments and laid a solid foundation for future education and public awareness efforts. Prof. Alexis LAU, Head and Chair Professor of the Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR), also attended the forum.
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  • Innovation & Technology
人工智能時代體驗式學習
02/02/2024
In a column article by Prof. Erwin HUANG, Adjunct Professor of the Division of Integrative System and Design (ISD), he introduced experiential learning in the age of AI.
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  • Innovation & Technology
AI伴侶能治孤獨症? 如雙刃劍須運用得當
02/02/2024
In a column article by Prof. Erwin HUANG, Adjunct Professor of the Division of Integrative System and Design (ISD), he discussed the proper use of AI Chatbots.
  • Environment & Sustainability
HKUST Researchers Develop AI-enabled Model to Help Mitigate Global Ammonia Emissions from Cropland by 38%
01/02/2024
An international research team led by Prof. Jimmy FUNG, Associate Provost (Teaching & Learning) and Chair Professor of the Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR), has developed an AI model that not only reveals global ammonia emissions from cropland are lower than previously estimated, but also demonstrates how optimizing fertilizer management can effectively reduce emissions by approximately 38%. The study has been published in Nature, providing valuable insights for policymakers worldwide in addressing the UN’s SDGs pertaining to poverty eradication, food security, and sustainable agriculture.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
Let's make start toward cleaner society
31/07/2019
Article by Prof. Kira MATUS , Associate Head of Division of Public Policy at The Standard
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  • Public Policy
If Hong Kong protesters have a dream, they need their own Martin Luther King to realise it
01/08/2019
Article by Prof. Michael EDESESS, Adjunct Associate Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability at South China Morning Post
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  • Student Bonding & Development
To learn science without boundaries
16/08/2019
Prof. King CHOW, Director of IPO, along with CUHK School of Education Dr. Victor LAU, two secondary school teachers and three high school winners of the International Biology Olympiad who were trained by them, shared how important it is to stimulate youngsters’ interest in science and learning, instead of just merely training their skills for the purpose of obtaining good grades.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
HK set for worst of it amid climate change
26/08/2019
Article by Prof. IM Eun Soon, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Division of Environment and Sustainability, at The Standard
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Innovation & Technology
PRIASE-HK a mobile app launched by Institute for the Environment (IENV)
03/09/2019
Prof. Jimmy FUNG, Director of Institute for the Environment (IENV) and Prof. NING Zhi, Assistant Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) introduced the mobile app PRAISE-HK launched by IENV, which provides real-time and projected information on air quality and health risk down to street level in a TV program on HK’s air pollution and regulations.
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  • Public Policy
The Hong Kong protests are a political crisis – and a huge opportunity for the government
03/09/2019
Article by Prof. Donald LOW, Director of Leadership and Public Policy Executive Education (LAPP) on the recent anti-extradition bill protests, which he described as a chance for the HKSAR government to embark on far-reaching socioeconomic policy and institutional reforms.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
Volkswagen Appoints Professor Ye QI to Sustainability Advisory Council
03/09/2019
Prof. Ye QI, Director of Institute for Public Policy (IPP) was appointed as a member of Volkswagen Group’s Independent Sustainability Advisory Council to advise the group on strategic sustainability and social responsibility issues.
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  • Public Policy
Asia’s Richest Families are Riding High
10/09/2019
Prof. Donald LOW, Director of Leadership and Public Policy Executive Education (LAPP) shared his insights on wealth tax, saying Asia lacks discussions on whether governments should tax the rich more.
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  • Innovation & Technology
  • Student Bonding & Development
Artificial Intelligence and Chatbot are helping us
11/09/2019
Sunny Wong, alumni of Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) was interviewed by Hong Kong Economic Journal (HKEJ) about his Chatbot startup. Full version news is only available for HKEJ subscribers.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Innovation & Technology
Sea Gas Monitoring Technique Should Be Encouraged
12/09/2019
Prof. Jianping GAN, Chair Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) shared his insights at a conference on sea gas, saying Hong Kong and Zhuhai’s collaboration on sea gas monitoring technique should be encouraged.