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CityU will confer honorary doctoral degrees on Professor Alain Aspect, Mr Hu Shao Ming Herman, SBS, JP, Dr the Honourable Lee Shau-kee, GBM and Professor Cédric Villani in recognition of their significant contributions to education and the well-being of society.
Handy sensor enhances food safety (21 Sep 2018)
A new system for testing food safety developed by an interdisciplinary research team at CityU can rapidly detect contaminants in food within several minutes with concentrations of less than 0.2ppm.
Professor Luk Kwai-man has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in the UK in recognition of his profound contributions to advancing the development of antennas.
Secret to improving decision-making revealed (06 Sep 2018)
A research team led by CityU has recently discovered a brain signalling molecule that can improve decision-making performance.
Welcome to CityU! (31 Aug 2018)
More than 1,000 new students kicked off their university life at a welcoming ceremony on 28 August at CityU.
The invention of a novel “ceramic ink” by a research team at CityU has made possible the development of the world’s first-ever 4D printing for ceramics.
During a visit to Taiwan, Professor Way Kuo, CityU President, shared his views on internationalisation within higher education and discussed the environmental impact of different kinds of energies.
President welcomes new students (22 Aug 2018)
New students at CityU were welcomed by Professor Way Kuo, CityU President, on registration day and the kick-off ceremony for an orientation camp organised by SU in August.
Uniquely designed visitor centre opens at CityU (22 Aug 2018)
The design of the recently opened Visitor Centre at CityU reflects CityU’s culture of innovation and openness.
Naming of Hong Kong’s First Veterinary College and Green Light for CityU’s Veterinary Programme (20 Aug 2018)
On 20 August 2018, CityU celebrated the naming of Hong Kong’s first and only veterinary college: Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences in collaboration with Cornell University.
HK$120 million gift to CityU from Dr Lee Shau-kee (17 Aug 2018)
CityU is privileged to receive a HK$120 million donation from Dr Lee Shau-kee, Chairman of Henderson Land Development Company Limited, to support the long-term development of the University.
An international workshop co-organised by CityU and the US National Academy of Engineering was held on campus on 14-16 August.
Cancer breakthrough for drug delivery (13 Aug 2018)
A new strategy to produce drug carriers for treating cancer with an efficiency rate as high as 80% has been devised by researchers at CityU.
The IAS Extended Workshop on Genomes, Cells and Mathematics featuring 18 world-renowned speakers was held in July to foster exchanges on related fields.
CityU will confer the title of Honorary Fellow on three distinguished persons in recognition of their significant contributions to the development of, and service to, the University and the community: Mr Harry S. Banga, Miss Tong Hing-min, and Mr Wong Chun-hong, BBS.
New research tackles goat plague (26 Jul 2018)
New vaccination strategies for eliminating peste des petits ruminants, also known as goat plague, have been developed through joint research involving CityU.
CityU Press participates in Hong Kong Book Fair (24 Jul 2018)
CityU Press participated in the 29th Hong Kong Book Fair, during which the management paid a visit to show their support.
CityU secures HK$11m in collaborative research fund (23 Jul 2018)
CityU has been granted more than HK$11 million in research funding for a project to enhance heat transfer on material surfaces and to establish a multi-function analytical facility for surface studies across disciplines.
The CityU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory was officially launched on 10 July, marking a milestone in the development of veterinary medicine in Hong Kong and the region.
Start-up by CityU alumnus recognised by the Ministry of Science and Technology as a “unicorn” (12 Jul 2018)
A high-tech enterprise specialising in 3D sensing technology founded by an alumnus of CityU was included in the 2017 China Unicorn Enterprise Development Report compiled by the Ministry of Science and Technology.
Groundbreaking wireless charging technology developed by CityU has contributed towards the highest-ever license fee revenues by the University for any invention.
2018 Honours List spotlights CityU community (06 Jul 2018)
A number of CityU community members have been named on the 2018 Honours List.
CityU seizes data science initiative (05 Jul 2018)
The launch of the School of Data Science and the Hong Kong Institute for Data Science at CityU heralds a new era in higher education in Hong Kong.
NANO 2018 explores wonders of science and technology (04 Jul 2018)
The 14th International Conference on Nanostructured Materials was held from 24 to 29 June at CityU. The IAS Materials Summit ran concurrently with the conference.
In a world’s first, a team of researchers at CityU has developed a magnetic 3D-printed microscopic robot that can carry cells to precise locations in live animals.