Taking It to the Street
The Faculty of Dentistry's programme has complemented the work of Project Concern Hong Kong by focusing on prevention to benefit people from low-income backgrounds.
'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.
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.
Where Virtual Worlds have Become a Reality
The imseCAVE has become the go-to technology in Hong Kong for creating virtual worlds
Racing Against Time to Help Special Needs Pre-Schoolers
a model to improve the link between pre-schools and intervention services
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.
A Step Up for Little People
Patients with rare bone diseases that cause extremely short stature used to struggle alone with the pressure of being different, whether it was losing out on school places or jobs or navigating facilities that were outsized for their needs. A project supported by the KE Fund is helping to ease their path by providing support for patients and their families and promoting greater acceptance by society.