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  • HKU Young Brain Scientist Program holds its first public lecture on December 13, 2013

    HKU Young Brain Scientist Program holds its first public lecture on December 13, 2013

    The HKU Department of Psychology will hold six public lectures designed for secondary students to raise their awareness of the potential impact of brain science from December 2013 to June 2014. Outstanding participants will be invited to tour brain science laboratory and take part in workshops.

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  • HKU Researchers and Press Council members urge responsible suicide reporting

    HKU Researchers and Press Council members urge responsible suicide reporting

    Professor Paul S.F. Yip, Director of the HKU Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention said some new suicide methods spread out quickly in Hong Kong and to other Asian countries after the media's sensational and misleading coverage. He warned that irresponsible media reporting of suicides encouraged copycats. At a symposium on ''the Contagion of Suicide Reporting'' held at HKU on September 7, 2013, the Hong Kong Press Council released a proposed guideline for the media on how to report suicide cases responsibly and avoid becoming a catalyst for copycat suicides.

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  • Knowledge Exchange Awards 2013

    Knowledge Exchange Awards 2013

    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. Results of the 2013 Faculty KE Awards are now available.

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  • A Night at the Museum of Art with Andy Warhol: A unique experience of an overnight event for secondary students

    A Night at the Museum of Art with Andy Warhol: A unique experience of an overnight event for secondary students

    The Hong Kong Museum of Art opened up its doors for the first time at night on February 22 and March 8 for ''A Night at the Museum of Art with Andy Warhol'', an innovative programme co-organised by The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and the Hong Kong Museum of Art (HKMA). The event drew some 600 secondary school students from 56 local schools to the Art Museum.

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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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