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CityU president once again led a team of more than 1000 athletes at the annual Hong Kong Marathon on 21 January.
Naming of Mr and Mrs Lau Tat Chuen Lecture Theatre (18 Jan 2018)
Lecture Theatre 5 in the Yeung Kin Man Academic Building has been named “Mr and Mrs Lau Tat Chuen Lecture Theatre” in appreciation of the support and generous donations given by Mr and Mrs Lau to CityU.
Secretary for Education visits CityU (17 Jan 2018)
Mr Kevin Yeung Yun-hung, Secretary for Education of the Hong Kong SAR Government, was briefed on the latest developments of CityU during a visit on 15 January.
The first exhibition of the “Jockey Club Enhancing Youth Empathy Project through Immersive Visualisation” organised by CityU and funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust showcases students’ innovative solutions to help those in need and protect the environment.
Naming of Pao Ho Mei Chun Classroom (16 Jan 2018)
Classroom B5-208 in the Yeung Kin Man Academic Building has been named the “Pao Ho Mei Chun Classroom” in appreciation of the generous support of Mrs Pao Ho Mei-chun.
New MOU enhances collaboration between CityU and HIT (16 Jan 2018)
A newly signed MOU between CityU and Harbin Institute of Technology on 8 Jan will enhance academic exchange.
IAS lecture on algorithmic developments (08 Jan 2018)
Professor Ye Yinyu, a renowned engineering scholar, delivered an IAS distinguished lecture on 4 January titled “Recent Algorithmic Developments for the Markov Decision/ Game Process”.
A team from the Web Mining Lab of CityU COM won three awards in the annual competition of Big Data & Computer Intelligence, organised by the China Computer Federation.
Amenities Building named after Bank of China (Hong Kong) (28 Dec 2017)
The Amenities Building has been named the “Bank of China (Hong Kong) Complex” in appreciation of the generous support of the BOCHK Charitable Foundation.
Distinguished lecture on small RNAs (28 Dec 2017)
Molecular biologist Professor Chen Xuemei spoke on small RNAs in the latest installment of the CityU Distinguished Lecture series on 19 December.
First inter-U sports competitions between CityU and NCTU (27 Dec 2017)
CityU and NCTU in Hsinchu organised the first inter-U sports competition on 27 December to promote exchanges between the two universities.
Record number of alumni attend mainland reunion dinner (22 Dec 2017)
A record number of CityU alumni from mainland China joined a reunion dinner in Shanghai on 2 December.
Renowned experts on nuclear energy from around the world shared their knowledge of and insights into the latest developments in the field of nuclear energy at a symposium held at CityU on 22 December.
Breakthrough technologies developed by Professor Paul Chu Kim-ho, a materials engineer, and his team at CityU hold great promise for effective cancer treatment and energy saving.
Neutron scattering expert elected AAAS Fellow (18 Dec 2017)
Professor Wang Xunli, a renowned scholar in neutron scattering at CityU, has been elected Fellow of the AAAS. He is the only scholar elected from Hong Kong this year.
Strategic agreement signed with Sichuan (14 Dec 2017)
CityU and the People’s Government of Sichuan Province have signed a strategic agreement to strengthen cooperation.
Two renowned scientists delivered lectures on biological transportation networks and pearl drops respectively as part of the IAS Distinguished Lecture Series.
Naming of Yue Hwa Lecture Theatre (12 Dec 2017)
Lecture Theatre 1503 in the Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building has been named “Yue Hwa Lecture Theatre” in appreciation of the support of Dr Yu Kwok-chun and Yue Hwa.
Court updated on CityU news (12 Dec 2017)
Members of the Court were briefed on the latest developments at CityU on 7 December.
CityU Exhibition Gallery is featuring one of the most enduring Chinese martial art systems, Lingnan Hung Kuen, along with innovative new media technology and 3D visualisation at a new exhibition on campus.
Professor Luk Kwai-man, Chair Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering at CityU, has been conferred the prestigious IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award.
Debating challenge for elite secondary schools (05 Dec 2017)
The 5th “Discovery & Innovation Debating Challenge” enabled secondary school students to sharpen debating skills and taste innovative learning at CityU.
Sharing by film directors of three generations (05 Dec 2017)
Four film directors were invited to a talk on 30 November where they shared their experiences in directing.
The US Consul General in Hong Kong & Macau, Mr Kurt W. Tong, shared his insight with students and faculty at the Inaugural Dialogue of the Dialogue Series with Consuls General.
Who’s to blame for the antibiotics crisis? (28 Nov 2017)
Professor Michael Reichel, Dean and Chair Professor at CVMLS, delivered the latest installment of President's Lecture Series: Excellence in Academia on 23 November at CityU titled “Don't just blame the animals, but who is to blame?”.