Remote e-Inspection System for Cross Border MiC Logistics system
The Remote e-Inspection System for Cross Border MiC Logistics system developed by Prof. Wilson Lu, Director of the iLab of the Faculty of Architecture together with Prof. Anthony Yeh, Chair Professor of the Department of Urban Planning and Design, and Mr. K.L. Tam, Director of the Estates Office of the University won the 2022 Hong Kong ICT Smart Logistics Gold Award.
Breakthrough Technology to Measure Rotational Motion of Cells
Mechanics plays a fundamental role in cell biology. Cells navigate these mechanical forces to explore their environments and sense the behaviour of surrounding living cells. The physical characteristics of a cell’s environment in turn impact cell functions. Therefore, understanding how cells interact with their environment provides crucial insights into cell biology and has wider implications in medicine, including disease diagnosis and cancer therapy. Researchers have developed numerous tools to study the interplay between cells and their 3D microenvironment.
An Action-focused Community-based Study to Advance Equitable Quality Education for All
Vast disparities in students’ digital literacy competence within and across schools … had grave implications on the resulting inequities in educational access when all students had to learn online.
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.
Sharing Knowledge for the Benefit of All
I believe publicly funded research is a public good, and I hope Hong Kong can focus on how to maximise the benefits of that public good.
‘Reduction of Illegal Global Wildlife Trade through Novel Conservation Forensics Research’
The team from the School of Biological Sciences, Dr Caroline Dingle, Dr David Baker, Dr Timothy Bonebrake and Professor David Dudgeon, has adopted conservation forensics to provide authorities investigating illegal wildlife trafficking with accurate scientific data to use against traffickers. The team received the University’s Knowledge Exchange Excellence Award 2020 for this project.
‘Knowledge Exchange on HIV/AIDS to Promote HIV Prevention and Care’
Professor Zhiwei Chen and his team has promoted Treatment as Prevention for HIV since 2009 and made contributions to the strategic plan and HIV manual of the Government of HKSAR. Professor Chen received the University’s Knowledge Exchange Excellence Award 2019 for this project.