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  • Knowledge Exchange (KE) Awards 2012

    Knowledge Exchange (KE) Awards 2012

    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) has been introduced this year with the same objective for the independent centres, institutes and units of the University.

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  • HKU and Jockey Club launch leadership programme to empower the Third Sector

    HKU and Jockey Club launch leadership programme to empower the Third Sector

    HKU and Jockey Club are jointly presenting a 32 million-project ExCEL3 - "Excellence and Capacity building for Entrepreneurship and Leadership for the Third Sector". The Project seeks to empower the third sector for a better society. So far over 1,000 representatives from the Third Sector have participated.

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  • HKU launches community project to raise quality of life among retirees

    HKU launches community project to raise quality of life among retirees

    HKU and the HK Christian Service have jointly launched the CADENZA Community Project, sponsored by the Jockey Club Charities Trust, to make use of successfully retired people as mentors.  A total of 27 retirees have been trained as mentors since June 2011.  Another 48 soon-to-retire people have also been recruited to participate in the project.  Around 20 organisations are participating members of the project.

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  • Faculty Knowledge Exchange Awards 2011

    Faculty Knowledge Exchange Awards 2011

    Most faculties have introduced Faculty Knowledge Exchange (KE) Award this year in order to recognize the faculty's outstanding KE accomplishment that has made demonstrable economic, social or cultural impacts to benefit the community, business/industry, or partner organizations.

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  • At the heart of Social Sciences

    At the heart of Social Sciences

    In Molière's play Le Bourgeois gentilhomme, one of the biggest laughs comes when Monsieur Jourdain exclaims to his philosophy tutor, "Well, what do you know about that! These forty years now, I've been speaking in prose without knowing it! How grateful am I to you for teaching me that!" So it is with knowledge exchange – something the Faculty of Social Sciences has been doing these past 40 years without knowing it. Now that KE has been acknowledged and classified by UGC, however, the Faculty is delighted to move forward with yet more vigour.

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  • You Can Write Better English

    You Can Write Better English

    Published by our Journalism and Media Studies Centre, this is a practical handbook to help improve written English, with special focus on mistakes native Chinese speakers routinely make when writing in the language.

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  • A Renewed Positive Perspective on Death through the ENABLE Project: Society Takes a More Active Role in Facing and Preparing for Mortality

    A Renewed Positive Perspective on Death through the ENABLE Project: Society Takes a More Active Role in Facing and Preparing for Mortality

    Death has long been a taboo topic in the Chinese culture leading to much fear, anxiety and avoidance. Recognizing the imperative need to educate the general public about the fundamentals of death as well as to enhance professional competence in end-of-life care, our Centre on Behavioral Health, with generous funding from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, had established the ENABLE Project (Empowerment Network for the Adjustment to Bereavement and Loss at the End-of-Life) in 2006 with the aim to promote and enhance local death education and practices.

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