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KE Newsletter Issue 19 (October 2020)

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News in Brief


Faculty Knowledge Exchange Awards 2020

Warm congratulations are also extended to the following colleagues who have won the Faculty Knowledge Exchange (KE)Awards 2020 of their respective Faculties:

Faculty of Arts:
Dr Yee Wan KoonSchool of Humanities
Faultlines, Gwangju Biennale 2018, Curatorial Project by Yeewan Koon

Faculty of Business and Economics (HKU Business School):
Dr Rujing MengFaculty of Business and Economics
Enhancing the ETF Investing Ecosystem in Hong Kong and Mainland China

Faculty of Engineering:
Dr Shien Ping Tony Feng and team members – Dr Yu Ting Huang, Miss Xun Wang, Miss Kaiyu Mu, Miss Xinya Wu, Mr Chunlin Pang, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Direct Thermal Charging Cell for Waste Heat to Electricity Conversion

Faculty of Law:
Mr Haochen SunDepartment of Law
Intellectual Property and the Public Interest’ 

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine:
Professor Keiji FukudaSchool of Public Health, and team members – Ms Bernadette Tsui, Associate Vice-President (Development & Alumni Affairs); Professor Yuen Ying ChanTechnology-Enriched Learning Initiative; and Mr Laurence Yat Long Tang, Development and Alumni Affairs Office 
Combating COVID-19 through Knowledge Exchange’ 

Faculty of Social Sciences:
Dr Kathy WongDepartment of PsychologyDr Paul Wai Ching WongDepartment of Social Work and Social Administration, and team members – Dr Sonia Man Kuen Chan, Mr Wan Hap Lui, Ms Elsa Lai Yi Chiu, Ms Sin Ting Ho, Miss Chui Ying Leung, Ms Lourdes Mei Oi Lam, Miss Tsz Wing Lee, Miss Conita Chi Ping Cheng, Dr Man Yan Tse, Ms Yu Wan Chan, Miss Ning Lee, Miss Sin Kwan Mak, Miss Mei Ling Lo, Miss Sin Yi Ho, Miss Karen Kin Ching Wu, Department of Psychology; and Dr Janet Siu Ping Lau, Miss Kylie Chiu Yee Lui, Mr Mong Yin Lau, Ms Carmen Ka Mun Wong, Ms Yan Yin Lam, Mr Wing Yip Lai, Miss Gigi Pui Chi Lau, Mr Chun Ming Tsui, Mr Wai Kei Leung, Faculty of Social Sciences 
JC A-Connect: Jockey Club Autism Support Network’ 


HKU Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition 2020

This year 20 final-year PhD, MPhil and PD students participated in the HKU Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition 2020. The Heat was held virtually in May 2020, while the Final Competition was held on June 23, 2020.  For details, please visit the 3MT website.


HKU Visualise Your Thesis Competition 2020

HKU Visualise Your Thesis Competition 2020

Visualise Your Thesis is an exciting competition introduced by The University of Melbourne that challenges research postgraduate students to present their research in a 60 second, eye-catching digital display.

The HKU Visualise Your Thesis Competition (HKU VYT) 2020 is organised by the Knowledge Exchange Office, with support from Graduate School. The judging panel included Professor John Bacon-ShoneProfessor Frederick LeungProfessor Julia Kuehn and Professor Xuechen Li. Competition submissions were judged on their visual impact, and how well the content presents the research to a non-specialist audience.  The Competition was successfully held in May – August 2020 and the winners are:

Ms Qiuying Liao
PhD candidate, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Inhalable Voriconazole Dry Powder Formulation Prepared by Spray Freeze Drying
(Primary Supervisor: Dr Jenny Ka Wing Lam)

1st Runner-up and Viewers’ Choice Award Winner
Ms Ka Wing Katherine Lee
PhD candidate, Faculty of Education
Exploring University Students’ Self-efficacy in Leadership Skills
(Primary Supervisor: Dr Cecilia Ka Yuk Chan)

2nd Runner-up
Mr Chi Hang Man
PhD candidate, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Delivery of siRNA Targeting PD-L1 as a Novel RNA Therapy Strategy for Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
(Primary Supervisor: Dr Jenny Ka Wing Lam)

Visit our VYT website here for the 2020 gallery.