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  • Innovation & Technology
港年輕人英語能力面臨多方面危機 專家倡AI提升教學
14/12/2023
Prof. Jack LAU, Adjunct Professor of the Division of Integrative System and Design (ISD), participated in a seminar organized by EF Education First to address the crisis of English language proficiency in Hong Kong and explore the potential impact of AI in education.
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  • Student Bonding & Development
大學關鍵詞 第19集 香港科技大學 學術篇
11/12/2023
ViuTV program features Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management (T&M-DDP) with year 5 student Rex LIU sharing his studying experience.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
The HKMA organises Green and Sustainable Banking Conference and announces results of the Green Fintech Competition
11/12/2023
Prof. Christine LOH, Chief Development Strategist of the Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR), moderated one of the panel sessions at the Green and Sustainable Banking Conference held by HKMA.
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  • Innovation & Technology
AGI技術創新 改變醫養產業發展
08/12/2023
In an article by Prof. Erwin HUANG, Adjunct Professor of the Division of Integrative System and Design (ISD), he discussed how AGI changes the development pathways of health care
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  • Innovation & Technology
AI也會做夢嗎?
08/12/2023
In an article by Prof. Erwin HUANG, Adjunct Professor of the Division of Integrative System and Design (ISD), he discussed whether or not AI will make a dream.
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  • Innovation & Technology
共繪大灣區製造業高質量發展藍圖 廣州論壇2023年年會舉辦
07/12/2023
At the Guangzhou forum on GBA high-quality manufacturing development, Prof. Ye QI, Professor of the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), provided comments on the "Overcoming the Middle Technology Trap" research reports.
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  • Innovation & Technology
New Research Initiatives Use Photonics to Address Wireless and Bandwidth Limitations
07/12/2023
Dr. Ying XUE, Research Assistant Professor of the Division of Emerging Interdisciplinary Areas (EMIA), in collaboration with a scholar from Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, is contributing to the data communications research funded by the 2023 Optica Foundation Challenge. Their work aims to address the challenges posed by emerging data and bandwidth limitations.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Innovation & Technology
This AI Paper Introduces the Segment Anything for NeRF in High Quality (SANeRF-HQ) Framework to Achieve High-Quality 3D Segmentation of Any Object in a Given Scene.
07/12/2023
Yichen LIU, a student of Environmental Science and Management (EVSM), teamed up with another researcher from HKUST, Carnegie Mellon University, and Dartmouth College and developed a new method for accurate 3D segmentation in complex scenarios.
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  • World Relations
China’s Belt and Road Initiative rightly offers charity-free development
07/12/2023
In an article on China’s Belt and Road Initiative that rightly offers charity-free development by Prof. Michael EDESESS, Adjunct Associate Professor of the Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR), he said Beijing’s infrastructure-focused model treats poor countries and their people as customers and business partners – a respectful way of dealing with them, yet it is a challenge for China to build infrastructure using local workers. Therefore, infrastructure investments must include investments in education, especially vocational education.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
Be better prepared as the climate changes
04/12/2023
In articles on the COP28 summit and the preparation for climate changes, the findings from a study conducted by an inter-university research team from HKUST, CUHK and HKU on extreme weather events were mentioned.
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  • Public Policy
Why the East Asian countries have done well in the fight against Covid-19 ?
21/04/2020
Prof. WU Xun , Head of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) shared his thoughts on why the East Asian countries have done well in the fight against Covid-19, naming their experience in fighting past epidemics and decisive political leadership as two main factors.
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  • Innovation & Technology
Will online education widen Asia’s digital divide?
22/04/2020
Prof. HUI Kai-Lung, Co-Director of Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) shared his thoughts on whether online education will widen Asia’s digital divide, as online class quality depends very much on the home environment and equipment available to the students, which tends to put poorer students at a disadvantage.
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  • Innovation & Technology
Disruptive Technology In Fight Against COVID-19
24/04/2020
Prof. WU Xun , Head of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) shared his insights in an event on the challenges of applying disruptive technology such as AI and big data to public administration in the fight against COVID-19.
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  • Public Policy
Real lessons from Covid-19 to Singaporean Governement
27/04/2020
Prof. Donald LOW, Professor of Practice of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) commented that Singaporeans should learn from the COVID-19 outbreak, with one being they must embrace diversity and their government should be open-minded about dissenting perspectives, as that would facilitate flexible decision making in a rapidly evolving crisis.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
How China and Britain can lead the biodiversity and climate debate in the Covid-19 era
28/04/2020
Prof. Christine LOH,Chief Development Strategist of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) shared her thoughts on how China and Britain can lead the biodiversity and climate change global discussion amid the pandemic.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Innovation & Technology
New Smart Anti-microbial Coating Will Be Applied to HKSI Facilities
28/04/2020
The new smart anti-microbial coating developed by the research team led by Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) and Prof. YEUNG King Lun, Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) will be applied to the Fo Tan facility of the Sports Institute to keep the elite athletes and coaches safe during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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  • Public Policy
A New Approach to Measuring Inequalities in Development
05/05/2020
Prof. Stuart GIETEL-BASTEN, Professor of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) and International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis has designed a viable alternative to the conventional Human Development Index as a means of measuring progress in development.
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  • Social Changes and Health
COVID-19 Pandemic and its Aftermath
06/05/2020
Prof. Donald LOW, Professor of Practice of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) shared his thoughts about COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath in a webinar hosted by Academia.SG.
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  • Innovation & Technology
Understanding zoonotic diseases: "Enthusiasm for game meat to have prime impact on human health"
08/05/2020
Dr. Nirmal Kumar GALI, Research Associate of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) shared his thoughts about how zoonotic virus work when they encounter the human body.