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WCC President and award winners discussed their fields of research at CityU.
UFAW 2018 explores animal welfare across borders (14 Nov 2018)
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.
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.
Auxiliary devices for people with disabilities win awards in international invention competition (05 Nov 2018)
Two teams of CityU students won an award each in an international competition for their inventions of auxiliary devices to help people with disabilities.
Staff honoured at long service award ceremony (31 Oct 2018)
About 300 staff members were celebrated and honoured for their dedicated service to CityU at the Long Service Award Ceremony on 30 October.
Joint PhD programmes launched by CityU and NTU (19 Oct 2018)
CityU and National Taiwan University sign an agreement to launch joint PhD programmes.
CityU wins two awards in global talent survey (19 Oct 2018)
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”.
CityU to adopt flexible admission arrangements (15 Oct 2018)
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.
Three distinguished persons were conferred the title of Honorary Fellow of CityU in recognition of their distinctive contributions to the development of, and service to, the University.
Academic links boosted on Hefei visit (03 Oct 2018)
Academic collaboration was the focus of a CityU delegation’s visit to Hefei.
A novel tiny, soft robot with caterpillar-like legs capable of carrying heavy loads and adaptable to adverse environments has been developed by a research team led by CityU.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.