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  • Faculty Knowledge Exchange Awards 2022

    Faculty Knowledge Exchange Awards 2022

    The annual Faculty Knowledge Exchange (KE) Awards recognise each Faculty’s outstanding KE accomplishment that has made demonstrable economic, social or cultural impacts to benefit the community, business/industry, or partner organisations. Results of the 2022 Faculty KE Awards are now available.

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  • Yearly KE Funding Scheme for Impact Projects

    Yearly KE Funding Scheme for Impact Projects

    To encourage projects that have the potential to create significant impact, KEO has introduced the Strategic Impact scheme in 2022/23 to provide enhanced funding support for projects that fall under the following seven strategic themes. These strategic themes have been identified having regard to a survey on key global and regional research and KE trends, research prowess of HKU, and potential for contribution to HKU’s KE strategy.

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  • Workshop on Hong Kong Oyster Hatchery Disign and Operation

    Workshop on Hong Kong Oyster Hatchery Disign and Operation

    Cultivation of Hong Kong (HK) oyster species (Crassostrea hongkongensis) in estuarine areas of Southern China contributes to a quarter of global edible oyster production. HK oysters are a protein and micronutrient rich seafood, mainly consumed by rising middle-class popu-lations. Hence, sustained expansion of this sector is essential for seafood security. However, this sector faces challenges due to the declining estuarine habitats due reclamation and worsening environmental quality due to pollution - these human impacts not only directly affecting quality of oysters produced in these areas but also seriously affecting wild seed production and collection. The collected few wild seeds also experience mass mortality and their performance often unpredictable. 

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  • 2022 Virtual Asia-Pacific 3MT competition

    2022 Virtual Asia-Pacific 3MT competition

    HKU has registered to participate in the 2022 Virtual Asia-Pacific 3MT competition. The competition draws over 55 universities across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Japan and Hong Kong registered to participate this year.

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  • "Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment"  Popular Science Education Lecture Series

    "Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment" Popular Science Education Lecture Series

    "Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment" is a series of popular science education lectures supported by the Knowledge Exchange Office of the University of Hong Kong and jointly organized by the Global Collaborative Oncology Group (GCOG) and the Department of Clinical Oncology of the University of Hong Kong to build a non-profit professional online consulting platform for cancer patients and their families.This series includes 13 sessions (one on overall global view, one on anticancer new technologies and 11 on specific kinds of cancers) from October 2021 to September 2022. Four sessions were held to achieve great success. Around 40 Professors and Doctors gave speeches and attended as expert panelists giving public consultations with 86000+ people joined.

    Please email cancerpdt.ke@hku.hk for event enquires.  

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  • KE Excellence Award and HKU Innovator Award 2021

    KE Excellence Award and HKU Innovator Award 2021

    The university-level KE Excellence Award was introduced in 2015-16 to recognise the significant impact that our academic staff had made to benefit society. The KE Excellence Award 2021 was awarded to Dr Duangporn Duangthip and team members – Professor Chun Hung ChuProfessor Edward Chin Man Lo, and Professor Cynthia Kar Yung Yiu of the Faculty of Dentistry.

    The HKU Innovator Award was introduced in 2020-21 to recognise outstanding Faculty members whose innovations demonstrate exceptionally high potential impact (legacy or projected legacy) with transformative results to foster development. The HKU Innovator Award 2021 was awarded to Professor Tong Zhang of the Faculty of Engineering.

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  • Faculty Knowledge Exchange Awards 2021

    Faculty Knowledge Exchange Awards 2021

    The annual Faculty Knowledge Exchange (KE) Awards recognise each Faculty’s outstanding KE accomplishment that has made demonstrable economic, social or cultural impacts to benefit the community, business/industry, or partner organisations.  Results of the 2021 Faculty KE Awards are now available. 

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