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  • Understanding Non-Academic Impact of Research in Social Sciences

    Understanding Non-Academic Impact of Research in Social Sciences

    The Dean of Social Sciences shares his views on how to demonstrate non-academic impact of social sciences research.

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  • Green Roofs to Conserve Energy

    Green Roofs to Conserve Energy

    The green roof and associated green wall (vertical greening) research projects transfer the research-based knowledge to the community for direct adoption and application.

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  • 10 themes and 15 network group projects developed under ExCEL3

    10 themes and 15 network group projects developed under ExCEL3

    The ExCEL3 Project (Excellence in Capacity-building on Entrepreneurship and Leadership for the Third Sector) under the Faculty of Social Sciences has identified 10 project themes and developed 15 network group projects in collaboration with non-profit organizations since its launch on May 7, 2012.

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  • Life and Death Education Training and Service Programme for Cancer Survivors and Local College Students

    Life and Death Education Training and Service Programme for Cancer Survivors and Local College Students

    During the summer of 2012, the Department of Social Work and Social Administration and the Centre on Behavioral Health of the University of Hong Kong, the Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, and the Hong Kong Social Enterprise Incubation Centre jointly provided a Life and Death education and training course to cancer survivors and local college students and arranged them to visit and accompany terminally ill patients after the training. It is hoped that this pilot programme could be promoted to different hospitals in Hong Kong to attract more cancer survivors and college students to participate in the scheme so as to benefit more terminally ill patients.

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  • HKU Faculty of Education develops teaching materials on HKDSE Chinese Language oral exam

    HKU Faculty of Education develops teaching materials on HKDSE Chinese Language oral exam

    The HKU Faculty of Education partnered with 22 secondary schools between 2010 and 2012 to interview around 800 students and 100 Chinese Language teachers to identify the problems faced by students in preparing for the HKDSE Chinese Language oral exam. The project team has developed teaching materials for secondary schools to help raise students' oral communication skills. The project is supported by a $2 million funding from the Quality Education Fund.

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  • Learning the Secrets of Effective Knowledge Exchange

    Learning the Secrets of Effective Knowledge Exchange

    Training for young researchers has equipped them to convey their ideas to the public and get their innovations to market. 

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  • The HKU Faculty of Law launches the Human Rights Portal

    The HKU Faculty of Law launches the Human Rights Portal

    HKU's Faculty of Law has a long history of contributing to human rights knowledge both inside and outside Hong Kong. Its Centre for Comparative and Public Law has launched the Human Rights Portal, which serves as a virtual centre to capture and disseminate this knowledge, with articles, documents, videos, guides, manuals and links - in English, Traditional and Simplified Chinese.

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