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  • HKU Successfully Developed Oral Arsenic Trioxide as the First Ever Patented Prescription Drug in Hong Kong: A Success Story of Hong Kong Innovation

    HKU Successfully Developed Oral Arsenic Trioxide as the First Ever Patented Prescription Drug in Hong Kong: A Success Story of Hong Kong Innovation

    A research team at our Department of Medicine and the Queen Marry Hospital has spent a decade developing oral arsenic trioxide from a research project to a prescription medication that has secured a US patent. For the first time, a drug developed entirely in Hong Kong is poised to attain global status as a prescription medication.

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  • Where There Are Asians, There Are Rice Cookers: How "National" Went Global via Hong Kong

    Where There Are Asians, There Are Rice Cookers: How "National" Went Global via Hong Kong

    As the first book in English to focus on electric rice cooker and the impact it has had on the lives of Asian people, this book provides a fascinating insight into the process by which the National rice cooker was first localized and then globalized.

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  • e-Resource Project for New Secondary School Liberal Studies

    e-Resource Project for New Secondary School Liberal Studies

    The Hong Kong University Press has converted 32 English-language books into digital resources, on subjects ranging from politics and sociology to public health, education and social work. The digital resources are freely accessible to senior secondary school teachers and students in Hong Kong on the Hong Kong Education City website. 

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  • Helping Sichuan Rebuild

    Helping Sichuan Rebuild

    Our faculty members in Engineering and a group of students across different disciplines brought their knowledge and expertise to Sichuan to build a solar-powered multimedia satellite e-learning system for the Yuanjia Primary School which was reconstructed after the 5.12 Sichuan Earthquake. 

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  • Senior Management talking about HKU's KE direction

    Senior Management talking about HKU's KE direction

    Professor Paul Tam, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research), and Professor John Malpas, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Infrastructure), talked about the University's direction in knowledge exchange development.

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  • Asia Case Research Centre

    Asia Case Research Centre

    The Asia Case Research Centre of the Faculty of Business and Economics contributed to the development of the management education profession locally and internationally through its production of context-rich business and policy-related cases for teaching.  Many cases have been translated into simplified Chinese while some are translated into other languages.  More than 245,000 copies of its case studies have been distributed worldwide.

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  • Dental Materials Science Laboratory

    Dental Materials Science Laboratory

    The Dental Materials Science Laboratory at our Faculty of Dentistry is the world’s sole supplier of the Portable Materials Hardness Testing Machine.  A total of 24 machines have been sold to universities in the UK, USA, Germany and Singapore, such as Johns Hopkins University and UC Berkeley, together with transfer of know-how.

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