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  • Social Changes and Health
Xi’an: Huge losses due to China’s anti-Covid blockade measures
14/01/2022
In an article on the Chinese authorities’ mishandling of the pandemic situation in Xi’an, Senior Lecturer of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) Prof. Donald LOW said a few local officials have set ambitious goals of being Covid-free, but they received very few resources from the central government and do not have much power to take actions.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Business & Economy
Green Money Is Where Action Is For Engineers
03/01/2022
HKUST’s sustainable and green finance program was said to be “a sexy career option for a new generation of engineers” in a column article on how business knowledge is important for engineers to grasp the opportunities brought by the growing investment in sustainability.
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  • Innovation & Technology
On The Idea of Metaverse
03/01/2022
The second part of a feature interview with Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management (ISOM) Chair Prof. HUI Kai-Lung and Affiliated Faculty of the Individualized Interdisciplinary Major (IIM) Program Prof. HUI Pan on the idea of metaverse – a digital reality combining social media, online gaming, AR, VR, and cryptocurrencies which allows users to interact virtually.
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  • Social Changes and Health
Half of Korean universities ‘could shut’ as population shrinks
17/12/2021
In an article on the likelihood that nearly half of the South Korea’s universities may close down in the next 25 years due to its shrinking population, Prof. Stuart GIETEL-BASTEN from Division of Public Policy said many universities in the country, particularly regional ones, would not be able to avoid closure.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Business & Economy
Acquiring Covid-19's Lessons Learned for Government - Bioeconomy Partnership
15/12/2021
In a report about US’ evolvement of “bioeconomy” — economic activity driven by research and innovation in life sciences and biotechnology, Acting Head of Division of Public Policy Prof. Naubahar SHARIF’s quoted that State Key Laboratories are the main vehicles that the Chinese authorities employ to direct resources towards advancing basic research capacity and capabilities, is cited.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
For Hong Kong to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, commercial buildings must cut energy use
14/12/2021
Division of Environment and Sustainability Chief Development Strategist and Adjunct Prof. Christine LOH wrote an opinion piece on how Hong Kong government, its business sector and citizens can contribute to the city’s carbon neutrality goal by 2050.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Public Policy
Better Risk Management
07/12/2021
Assist. Prof. ZHAO Xiaofan from Division of Public Policy co-authored an opinion piece on on how to improve China’s climate risk governance system, in which she said “Chinese cities must enhance policy learning and experience sharing with each other in the area of disaster risk management.”
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Student Bonding & Development
InnoTech Scholarship nurtures high-flying young talents to reinforce Hong Kong's sustainability drive
07/12/2021
Graduate from Environmental Management in Technology and Management (EVMT) Angel OR Ka-Lai, who received the Innovation and Technology Scholarship with her participation in sustainability, shared her insights on advancing eco-sustainability in her career.
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  • Social Changes and Health
Asia-Pacific wants to live with Covid. Omicron is threatening those reopening plans
07/12/2021
In an article on the spread of the new coronavirus variant Omicron in the Asia-Pacific region and the countries’ actions, Division of Public Policy Research Assist. Prof. Dr. Renu SINGH said it’s risky to “hype up a variant overly” to a point that the country may take an unnecessary economic hit, adding that promoting vaccine equity is essential to end border control bans.
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Business & Economy
A Wake Up Call on HK’s Electronic Waste Problem
24/11/2021
Assistant Prof. Benjamin STEUER from Division of Environment and Sustainability shared his insights on Hong Kong’s electronic waste problem in a TV program, where he said the e-waste recycling business in HK has limited potential.
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  • Innovation & Technology
  • Social Changes and Health
Newly Developed Smart Anti-microbial Coating to Kill Bacteria and Viruses
11/05/2020
A research team led by Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) and Prof. YEUNG King Lun, Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) developed new smart anti-microbial coating which is effective in killing 99.9 percent of bacteria and viruses- including Covid19 theoretically.
  • Innovation & Technology
  • Social Changes and Health
Newly Developed Smart Anti-microbial Coating to Kill Bacteria and Viruses
11/05/2020
A research team led by Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) and Prof. YEUNG King Lun, Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) developed new smart anti-microbial coating which is effective in killing 99.9 percent of bacteria and viruses- including Covid19 theoretically.
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  • Business & Economy
The Change of Acquisition Policies of Various Countries
11/05/2020
Prof. Edwin LAI, Professor of Division of Public Policy(PPOL) shared his insights about the change of acquisition policies of various countries.
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  • Innovation & Technology
  • Social Changes and Health
Apply New Smart Anti-microbial Coating to Local Restaurants
12/05/2020
The new smart anti-microbial coating developed by the research team led by Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) and Prof. YEUNG King Lun, Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) were applied to some restaurants of Maxim’s group to fight against COVID-19.
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  • Public Policy
How can Singapore reduce its reliance on foreign labour?
12/05/2020
Prof. HUI Kai-Lung, Co-Director of Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) shared his thoughts on how Singapore can reduce its dependence on foreign labor through a fundamental review of the desired outcomes of economic and other activities.
  • Innovation & Technology
  • Social Changes and Health
New Smart Anti-microbial Coating is Now Available for the General Public
15/05/2020
The new smart anti-microbial coating developed by the research team led by Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) and Prof. YEUNG King Lun, Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) is now available for the general public.
  • Business & Economy
Current Economic Crisis Brought by COVID-19
20/05/2020
Prof. Albert PARK, Affiliated Faculty of Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) shared his insights about Sino-US trade war, saying the relationship between China and US will almost certainly deteriorate regardless who wins the US presidential election later this year.
  • Business & Economy
Everyone Has a Role to Play to Shoulder the Losses Brought by COVID-19
29/05/2020
Prof. HUI Kai-Lung, Co-Director of Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) shared his thoughts on how everyone has a role to play to shoulder the losses brought by the global pandemic of Covid-19.
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  • Innovation & Technology
Research on a Mini Pulsed Electric Field Device to Reduce Bacteria
01/06/2020
Prof. YEUNG King Lun, Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) & Prof. Joseph KWAN, Adjunct Professor of ENVR shared about their research on a mini pulsed electric field device which could reduce over 90 percent of bacteria in the running tap water in a few seconds.
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  • Business & Economy
Accelerate HK’s Loss of Autonomy and the Termination of “One Country, Two Systems” Principle
01/06/2020
Prof. Albert PARK, Professor of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) shared his thoughts that US’s possible revocation of HK’s preferential trade and financial status may accelerate HK’s loss of autonomy and the termination of “One Country, Two Systems” principle.