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  • Public Policy
Could psychology have helped Carrie Lam avoid Hong Kong’s extradition bill fiasco?
07/07/2019
Article by Prof. Donald LOW, Director of Leadership and Public Policy Programme at South China Morning Post
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  • Environment & Sustainability
Future Survivability of Heat Waves in South Asia
04/07/2019
Prof. Eun Soon IM, Assistant Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability – who took part in MIT’s study on future survivability of heat waves in South Asia – commented on the heat waves in India, saying we are facing an upper limit on human heat tolerance if we continue to produce the greenhouse gases at the current pace.
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Innovation & Technology
HKUST New App (PRAISE-HK) is launched!
24/06/2019
HKUST Institute for the Environment today launched a new mobile app that aims to help users reduce their exposure to outdoor air pollution.
Hong Kong Economic Journal
科大空氣質素App出行避污染
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  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Innovation & Technology
EPD Will Deploy New Sensor Developed by IENV to Monitor Vessel Emissions
01/02/2019
The Institute for the Environment (IENV) developed a new senor system for real-time measurement of vessel emissions to help the enforcement of the tightened Air Pollution Control (Fuel for Vessels) Regulation.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
"REMAKE" Promotes Reduction in E-waste
12/12/2018
Angel OR, Year 2 student in Environmental Management and Technology Program, co-founded "REMAKE" to promote reduction in E-Waste and the Right to Repair by hosting bi-monthly Repair Parties.
  • Innovation & Technology
The Lumos Helmet - TIME's BEST Inventions 2018
08/12/2018
The smart bicycle helmet Lumos, co-created by Jeff CHEN, alumnus of Dual Degree Program of Technology & Management, and Mr Eu-wen DING, was selected as one of the Best Inventions of 2018 by TIME magazine.
Photo Credit: HK01
  • Student Bonding & Development
Space-Out Helps You!
22/12/2017
CHAN Kai Ho, Hercules, a year 4 RMBI student of has won the Champion of International Space-Out Competition in Taipei.
Photo Credit: Pixabay
  • Innovation & Technology
AI雖不會做夢亦可創無限可能
16/02/2024
In an article by Prof. Erwin HUANG, Adjunct Professor of the Division of Integrative System and Design (ISD), he elaborated on the use of AI to unleash infinite possibilities.
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  • Innovation & Technology
一分耕耘一分收穫
16/02/2024
In an article by Prof. Erwin HUANG, Adjunct Professor of the Division of Integrative System and Design (ISD), he discussed inspiration cultivation.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Business & Economy
Sustainability: Hong Kong university and green finance agency backed by regulators launch emissions calculation tools
21/02/2024
HKUST and the Green and Sustainable Finance Cross-Agency Steering Group have launched two new greenhouse gas emissions calculation and estimation tools to help HK firms and financial institutions with their sustainability reporting. Prof. Alexis LAU, Head and Chair Professor of the Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) said HKUST has given special consideration to the needs of SMEs while designing these tools, which are practical, easy to use, and can adapt to users' specific data and operating regions. Prof. Christine LOH, Chief Development Strategist of the Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR), said these simple and easy-to-use tools mark HK's first step in helping SMEs estimate their carbon footprint regularly.
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  • Business & Economy
  • Public Policy
【預算案】有學者支持政府發基建債「撲水」 智庫憂陷「糖衣陷阱」
22/02/2024
In a TV news story on the fiscal deficits of the HK government, Prof. Donald LOW, Professor of Practice in Public Policy of the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), said that debt financing may be the best short-term solution. Currently, debts account for around 4% of the city's GDP, which is lower compared to the average ratio of 50-60% observed in most developed economies.
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  • Innovation & Technology
2024九峰山論壇大會搶先看!國內外院士嘉賓團領銜超強陣容公佈
21/03/2024
Academicians including Prof. LAU Kei May, Research Professor of the Division of Emerging Interdisciplinary Areas (EMIA), will attend the 2024 JFS Conference and China International Compound Semiconductor Industry Expo on April 8-11.
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  • Innovation & Technology
為AI賦予面孔和性格
22/03/2024
In a column article by Prof. Erwin HUANG, Adjunct Professor of the Division of Integrative System and Design (ISD), he commented on "Giving AI a face and a personality"
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  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Public Policy
‘Renewable’ world in the making
22/03/2024
Hong Kong is implementing measures to create a circular economy, including the use of designated waste disposal bags to reduce garbage generation. Prof. Yatang LIN, Assistant Professor of the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), was quoted as saying that the government's decision to charge the public for waste disposal is a necessary and positive step in addressing waste management challenges.