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.
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’.
HKU Engineering & UC Berkeley Team Develops High-speed Imaging Technology that Captures Blood Flow at the Single-cell Level in the Awake Brain
Our interdisciplinary research team has provided unprecedented moving images of how individual blood cells flow in the brain of a mouse that was awake
Rural Sustainability Programme – APAC Initiative for Regional Impact (AIRI) Held Inaugural Regional Roundtable
AIRI is a proud extension and scaling up of our Rural Sustainability programme at Lai Chi Wo, where the great work has been recognised by the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation in 2020
Using Data to Protect Wildlife
Hong Kong is a major hub for international wildlife trade. The Conservation Forensics team’s research is providing data to support efforts to combat and reduce the illegal trade of wild species.
Nano Solutions for Cleaner Air and Water
Our filter delivers safe drinkable water in less than one minute, simple and reliable, and no electricity is needed.