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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.
CityU and KI signed an MOU to establish a framework for collaboration on 19 June.
The key to future success? Soulware! (25 Jun 2018)
Professor Way Kuo, President of CityU, shared his key to success with students while officiating in speech days at four secondary schools in May and June.
Leaders Circle welcomes new steering committee (15 Jun 2018)
The second steering committee of the Leaders Circle will fortify CityU’s interactions with industry and business sectors, solicit resources for student development and expand its research applications.
HKSTP delegation tours CityU labs (14 Jun 2018)
A delegation from HKSTP led by Mrs Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun, Chairperson of the Board of Directors, visited laboratories at CityU on 1 June.
Naming ceremony of Yip Yuen Yuk Hing Hall (14 Jun 2018)
Student Residence Hall 8 at CityU has been named Yip Yuen Yuk Hing Hall in appreciation of the support and generous donation of Dr and Mrs Yip Kit-chuen.
Lead halide perovskite: photovoltaics and beyond (13 Jun 2018)
Professor Park Nam-gyu from Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea delivered an IAS Distinguished Lecture titled “Lead Halide Perovskite: Photovoltaics and Beyond” on 11 June.
Fulbright awards for high-achieving PhD candidates (11 Jun 2018)
Two PhD candidates at CityU have been awarded prestigious Fulbright–RGC Hong Kong Research Scholar Awards by the US government in recognition of their promising work.
PhD students at CityU won the First Prize in the Category of Life Sciences and the Top Prize in the Category of Innovation in the “Challenge Cup” National Competition – Hong Kong Regional Final.
Major wins at local arts development awards (07 Jun 2018)
A faculty member and two alumni from the School of Creative Media at CityU were honoured at the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2017.
New Convocation Standing Committee pledges commitment (06 Jun 2018)
The Sixth Standing Committee of the CityU Convocation pledged to unite alumni in support of the University’s development at its inauguration ceremony on 30 May.