Animals Get Long-Overdue Protection
Ms Whitfort’s pioneering work to improve the legislative protection of animals is far from over.
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.
'Review of Animal Welfare Legislation in Hong Kong'
Ms Amanda Whitfort's research provided the first and, to date, only empirical study of the adequacy of animal protection legislation in Hong Kong and was used by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department of the HKSAR Government to introduce new legislation controlling the breeding and sale of companion animals in Hong Kong with the enactment of the Public Health (Animals and Birds) (Animal Traders) Regulations 2016. Ms Whitfort received the University’s Knowledge Exchange Excellence Award 2016 for this project.
How Science is Saving Hong Kong's Oyster Industry
Oysters have been cultivated in Deep Bay in northwest Hong Kong for more than 700 years. But the future of this traditional industry is uncertain as sales of the saltwater delicacy have been steadily falling due to fears of contamination. Dr Rajan of HKU is working with the Hong Kong government’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and the Deep Bay Oyster Cultivation Association to provide a solution for the sustainable development of this industry for new generations of farmers.
Where Virtual Worlds have Become a Reality
The imseCAVE has become the go-to technology in Hong Kong for creating virtual worlds
Cloud of Unknowing: an Exhibition about Modern Asian Architecture
East and West, buildings and the spaces in between, and art and architecture came together in an exhibition co-curated by Thomas Tsang of the Faculty of Architecture in 2014 to celebrate Taipei's 130th anniversary.