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  • Knowledge Exchange Awards 2014

    Knowledge Exchange Awards 2014

    The Faculty Knowledge Exchange (KE) Awards were introduced in 2011 in order to recognize each Faculty's outstanding KE accomplishment that has made demonstrable economic, social or cultural impacts to benefit the community, business/industry, or partner organizations. Following the successful launch of the Faculty KE Awards, the KE Award (Non-Faculty Unit) was introduced in 2012 with the same objective for the independent centres, institutes and units of the University. Results of the 2014 KE Awards are now available.

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  • HKU launches tooth brushing app for children

    HKU launches tooth brushing app for children

    A student team of the Dentistry Faculty, under the mentorship of Dental Public Health Clinical Professor Colman McGrath, has developed a free mobile app, "Brush Buddy", to help children learn how to brush their teeth. The app uses pictures with Chinese and English subtitles to provide step-by-step guide to teach tooth brushing. The app is the first of its kind available in Chinese for teaching children about oral self-care. The app is downloadable for free from iTunes. This student KE project is supported by the HKU Knowledge Exchange Fund granted by the University Grants Committee.

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