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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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  • 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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  • Faculty Knowledge Exchange Awards 2020

    Faculty Knowledge Exchange Awards 2020

    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 2020 Faculty KE Awards are now available.

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  • Knowledge Exchange (KE) Excellence Award 2019

    Knowledge Exchange (KE) Excellence Award 2019

    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 2019 was awarded to Professor Zhiwei Chen of the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine.

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