Revolutionizing the Approach of Modular Integrated Construction with Smart Logistics
Quality inspection is the key in every construction project. The government has been adopting Modular Integrated Construction as a strategy to boost the productivity and quality of construction industry in Hong Kong. The remote e-Inspection system developed by the HKU architecture research team is a breakthrough to master the inspections remotely.
Helping China’s War Against Pollution
Using data from air quality monitoring technology introduced in the country in 2013, coupled with his earlier research on the mortality impacts of the air pollution, Dr. He has found remarkable achievements in less than a decade, which would lead to substantial improvements in human health, productivity, and quality of life.
Prof. Mingxin Huang from the Department of Mechanical Engineering wins the HKU Innovator Award
The HKU Innovator Award is a university-level award established to recognise outstanding faculty members whose innovations demonstrate exceptionally high potential impact (legacy or projected legacy) with transformative results to foster development. Prof. Mingxin Huang from the Department of Mechanical Engineering received the HKU Innovator Award.
Dr. Shuofeng Yuan from the Department of Microbiology wins the HKU Young Innovator Award
The HKU Young Innovator Award is a university-level award established to recognise young faculty members whose innovations demonstrate exceptionally high potential impact (legacy or projected legacy) with transformative results to foster development. Dr Shuofeng Yuan of the Department of Microbiology received the HKU Young Innovator Award.
HKU Marine Scientists Unravel the Reward and Punishment System in Coral-algae Relationship
In human society, reward and punishment are introduced as an incentive to induce cooperation. However, some people still try to cheat to win. So, is there a system with clear rewards and punishments in the world of other organisms? The answer is ‘yes’.
HKUMed Identifies Novel Host Protease Determinants for SARS-CoV-2 Infection
The study revealed additional protease determinants for the infection of ancestral SARS-CoV-2 and SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.1, which contribute to our understanding of the biology of coronavirus entry.
Jockey Club “Peace and Awareness” Mindfulness Culture in Schools Initiative publishes guidebook to share practical experience; recruits more affiliated schools to develop a mindfulness school culture
The Jockey Club “Peace and Awareness” Mindfulness Culture in Schools Initiative (JC PandA), organised by the Faculty of Social Sciences of The University of Hong Kong and funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, has published a guidebook entitled “Mindfulness Culture in Schools” to share the practical experience and research findings gained over the project’s first three years.