Polishing ‘Life’s Jewels’
Everyone has a degree or two these days, what employers want to see is their individuality.
Helping Minorities Access Dental Health
We have uncovered an obvious need for oral health education and dental care services; something that cannot be ignored.
No Place Like Home
Elderly residents can feel lost and depressed when redevelopment or changing needs force them from the homes they have lived in for decades. HKU scholars are searching for ways to ease the blow.
Raising the Alarm on Dementia
About 100,000 people in Hong Kong suffer from dementia, a number that is expected to triple by 2040. Scholars in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration are trying to jumpstart the city’s dementia policy and improve the lives of patients and caregivers.
Lessons from the Past
A new major archaeological research programme enables students to study the past of Armenia and the Ancient Near East and to excavate an ancient fortress and other settlements. The project also engages the public directly in field archaeology through an interdisciplinary knowledge exchange initiative.
Sink or Swim?
A newly designed shellfish culture raft could help Hong Kong’s beleaguered oyster industry stay afloat.