Reflections from a "Storey-Teller"
Professor David Lung has been educating professionals and the public about the cultural value of built heritage and has helped three places to achieve UNESCO World Heritage status. "The value of education is in knowledge exchange", he says.
Government Adopts Special Needs Trust on back of Scholars’ Work
HKU law academics have played a key role in providing parents and caregivers of Hong Kong individuals with intellectual disabilities with an answer.
Living Longer and Better
Recommendations based on two research projects by the Faculty of Architecture are contributing to the development and provision of housing for the elderly. The report, which won the Faculty Knowledge Exchange Award 2017 of the Faculty of Architecture, is already making an impact.
Animals Get Long-Overdue Protection
Ms Whitfort’s pioneering work to improve the legislative protection of animals is far from over.
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.
A Champion of Trees
Trees in Hong Kong have never had it easy. Limited space, development pressures and an unclear system for protecting them means they are often at risk of being chopped down or poorly maintained. Fortunately, they have a strong advocate in Professor CY Jim, Chair Professor of Geography.
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.