'Review of Animal Welfare Legislation in Hong Kong'
Ms Amanda Whitfort's research provided the first and, to date, only empirical study of the adequacy of animal protection legislation in Hong Kong and was used by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department of the HKSAR Government to introduce new legislation controlling the breeding and sale of companion animals in Hong Kong with the enactment of the Public Health (Animals and Birds) (Animal Traders) Regulations 2016. Ms Whitfort received the University’s Knowledge Exchange Excellence Award 2016 for this project.
How Science is Saving Hong Kong's Oyster Industry
Oysters have been cultivated in Deep Bay in northwest Hong Kong for more than 700 years. But the future of this traditional industry is uncertain as sales of the saltwater delicacy have been steadily falling due to fears of contamination. Dr Rajan of HKU is working with the Hong Kong government’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and the Deep Bay Oyster Cultivation Association to provide a solution for the sustainable development of this industry for new generations of farmers.
Where Virtual Worlds have Become a Reality
The imseCAVE has become the go-to technology in Hong Kong for creating virtual worlds
Artificial Intelligence at Your Service
The startup, Accosys Ltd, provides AI concierge services for the public sector and service industry that can give a much better user experience
Back-up for Surgeons
The reference will show the different surgical options and describe the skills and equipment needed to perform each procedure
Racing Against Time to Help Special Needs Pre-Schoolers
a model to improve the link between pre-schools and intervention services