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Soulware and critical thinking feature in President’s talks
President Kuo attended speech days of two secondary schools and discussed the concept of soulware.
CityU physicist elected Fellow of American Physical Society
Professor Zhang Ruiqin of the Department of Physics at CityU has been elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society for his outstanding contribution to computational physics.
The Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences has been granted $35 million in government funding to enhance the sustainability, health and production of local livestock farms and fisheries.
Photo of President playing softball
A delegation of over 50 CityU staff and students led by Professor Way Kuo, CityU President, visited Chiao Tung University (NCTU) in Hsinchu City on 28 December for a series of sports exchanges.
new alloys
A research team led by CityU has worked out a novel strategy for developing new super alloys that are extremely strong, yet ductile and flexible.
Ten faculty members from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have been named as Highly Cited Researchers for 2018 by Clarivate Analytics.
Agreement Signing Ceremony
CityU and JD Digits signed a strategic collaborative agreement, through which a joint laboratory will be set up to provide innovative solutions for the development of the global financial market.
The 14th Meeting of the Court
The 14th Meeting of the Court was held on 23 November.
Professor Wang Zuankai
Professor Wang Zuankai of the Department of Mechanical Engineering discussed the next wave of innovation centred on nature-inspired engineering in the President’s Lecture Series.
CityU Foundation Annual Dinner 2018
Over 500 guests attended the annual dinner of the CityU Foundation on 22 November, at which more than HK$14.6 million was raised to support the University’s One Health initiative.
CityU conferred honorary doctorates on four distinguished persons in recognition of their significant contributions to education and the well-being of society.
An MOU aimed at nurturing talent has been signed between CityU and Orbbec.
IAS conference
In honour of the 80th birthday of renowned mathematician Professor Philippe G. Ciarlet, CityU organised a conference on 12 November to showcase the University’s major role in fostering scientific cooperation between France and Hong Kong.
WCC President and award winners discussed their fields of research at CityU.
Around 200 distinguished scientists, animal experts and renowned veterinarians discussed the latest developments in an animal welfare conference in late October at CityU.
A donation of HK$3 million from the Tan Siu Lin Foundation will sponsor CityU undergraduates on non-local exchange programmes.
Chinese Academy Sciences honours CityU’s outstanding joint laboratory
Professor Bai Chunli, President of CAS, and Dr Tan Tieniu, Vice-Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in HKSAR, led a delegation to CityU on 9 November.
The 35th World Cultural Council Award Ceremony, hosted in Hong Kong and the Greater China region for the first time, was successfully held at CityU on 8 November.
Two teams of CityU students won an award each in an international competition for their inventions of auxiliary devices to help people with disabilities.
Long Service Award Ceremony 2018
About 300 staff members were celebrated and honoured for their dedicated service to CityU at the Long Service Award Ceremony on 30 October.
CityU and National Taiwan University sign an agreement to launch joint PhD programmes.
CityU won two awards in the Universum Talent 2018 Survey.
CityU and the National Palace Museum NPM in Taipei are collaborating for the third time to present the “ANiMAL: Art Science Nature Society” exhibition, featuring animals from different historical eras.
Professor Alex Jen Kwan-yue, Provost and Chair Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science, delivered the latest instalment of the President’s Lecture Series on 8 October, titled “New Frontier for Organic/Hybrid Functional Materials and Devices: From Molecular Engineering to Technology Innovations”.
Students and their parents find out more about the latest academic offerings at CityU during Information Day.
Around 30,000 interested secondary school students and their parents found out more about the academic offerings at CityU during its annual Information Day on 13 October.