Helping Minorities Access Dental Health
We have uncovered an obvious need for oral health education and dental care services; something that cannot be ignored.
Unheard Voices: Older Tongzhi in Hong Kong
Older tongzhi constitute one of the forgotten groups of people in Hong Kong. Their needs and voices are often neglected, and hence go unnoticed, both within the LGBT+ community and by society at large. This video provides an introduction to the problems and challenges that older LGBT people are facing, particularly with respect to access to social and medical services, and suggests ways to fulfil their unmet social needs.
No Place Like Home
Elderly residents can feel lost and depressed when redevelopment or changing needs force them from the homes they have lived in for decades. HKU scholars are searching for ways to ease the blow.
HKU scholars are using robotics and artificial intelligence to develop smart devices and better services for the elderly.
Elderly people and the caregivers of elderly with dementia all have a high risk of depression. Programmes developed at HKU are helping to lift their mood.
Lessons from the Past
A new major archaeological research programme enables students to study the past of Armenia and the Ancient Near East and to excavate an ancient fortress and other settlements. The project also engages the public directly in field archaeology through an interdisciplinary knowledge exchange initiative.
HKU’s Virus Experts Called to Action
The pandemic caused by COVID-19 (for coronavirus-2019) has upended all areas of life around the world. HKU LKS Faculty of Medicine, one of the world’s foremost research centres for emerging infectious diseases, has played a central role in the effort to contain it.