A Mutual Learning Opportunity
Schools need teachers who are both trained and practiced. The catch is that schools have to provide opportunities for student teachers to get that practice. Until recently, this has been an uphill struggle.
Promoting Word of Mouth
Publish or perish. It's a refrain heard on many campuses in reference to academic reputation but the Dean of Dentistry, Professor Lakshman Samaranayake, says it applies just as much to knowledge exchange.
Re-Imagining Urban Space
The sight of high-rises crammed together against a backdrop of green mountain peaks is Hong Kong's signature, but does that represent good architecture?
Improving People's Thinking Skills
The Critical Thinking Web is a remarkable resource that offers online tutorials and resources to anyone who wants to learn more about critical thinking and improve their skills in evaluating knowledge.
An Asian Angle on Business
Harvard University's business school is famous for its case studies which are the gold standard of their kind. But what about Asian schools? Is it really relevant for them to be reading up on Florida car dealerships when there are so many dynamic and interesting businesses on their doorstep?
Children Get a Healthy Smile
The oral health of young children in Hong Kong is a worry because nearly half of them have dental caries, or cavities, one of the highest rates in the world. Until recently, awareness of the problem has been low and treatment even more problematic because it is hard to get pre-school children to sit still in a dentist's chair. Dr Chun-Hung Chu and his team have been working to change that.
Breathing New Life into an Art Form at Risk: Cantonese Opera
A desire to see Cantonese opera retain its place as an important part of Hong Kong's culture has resulted in a project to promote the art form in local schools and the community.