A Boost for Workers’ Rights
Professor Pun Ngai’s research not only has brought attention to the widespread use of vocational school students as a new form of labour use in Apple’s supply chain in Mainland China, but has also influenced campaigns launched by local and international NGOs that seek to improve working conditions for those student interns.
A Balance to the Backlash
AsiaGlobal Online, launched in January, 2018 by the Asia Global Institute, aims to offer much-needed policy-relevant insights on global issues from Asian perspectives.
Disasters of the Past as Powerful Lessons for Today
I thought to myself, there is a real need for contemporary policy-makers to engage with what has happened before.
Biomarkers Detect Disease Before It Is Too Late
ImmunoDiagnostics Ltd was set up last year to facilitate the licensing and commercialisation of the biomarker discoveries of Professor Aimin Xu’s team.
Resources for Art Lovers
My bigger goal in building the online Hong Kong Art Archive was to write Hong Kong art into a larger narrative. And putting the lectures online is part of my effort to break down the walls, so places in the world that don’t have access to academic art history can get a comprehensive university lecture from me on modern art.
A Light-Weight Achievement
It’s the same cost, same production line, but better performance. The goal is to develop lightweight automotive steel that has much better properties and is easy to use in industrial production.
HKU Flu Fighters are First Responders Against Global Pandemics
Knowledge exchange, which is firmly underpinned by their excellent research, is an integral part of the School of Public Health's work to achieve impact in public health well beyond the academic world.