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.
Back-up for Surgeons
The reference will show the different surgical options and describe the skills and equipment needed to perform each procedure
Capacity Building in Myanmar
The Faculty of Architecture is making a difference to Yangon and regards its engagement with Myanmar as a multi-year commitment.
Dental Project Helps Children Gain an Identity
About one-third of births in the world are unregistered, according to the United Nations' International Children’s Emergency Fund. In a world where governments and other providers of public services increasingly demand proof of identity, the lack of a registered identity can make it difficult for children to get an education and medical treatment and may leave them vulnerable to abuse.
Taking the Guesswork Out of Logistics
Manufacturers have to keep track of many different things at the same time to enhance the productivity of workers, from the movement of materials through shop-floor activities to product shipments. Trying to juggle all this efficiently is a constant challenge. But a new platform developed by HKU engineers is proving remarkably successful at the task and is also saving firms money.
A University at Your Fingertips
The HKU Scholars Hub puts more than 1,000 scholars and their outputs and expertise within easy reach of potential industry partners, research postgraduates, other academics and the media, enabling them to engage at the most fundamental level in the sharing of knowledge.
War, Terrorism and Torture: Provoking a Debate
To ask whether war, terrorism and torture are ever justified would seem to be a pointless exercise. After all, modern political rhetoric tilts firmly towards "just" wars, against terrorism and against torture. But Dr Uwe Steinhoff, Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration, argues there are double standards, hypocrisy and propaganda underpinning these views.