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18 Apr 2011
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has recently received a software and system donation worth more than HK$700,000 from Hong Kong Aero Engine Services Limited (HAESL), with further support from Metrology Software Products Limited (MSP).
14 Apr 2011
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) warmly congratulated its alumna Ms Vivienne Tam for being honoured by Sing Tao News Corporation as the 2010 Leader of the Year in the Commerce and Industry/Finance category.
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29 Mar 2011
Organized by the Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), the Fourth International Symposium of Intimate Apparel was held today (29 March) on the PolyU campus to promote the exchange of the latest knowledge and development of intimate apparel among academics and industrialists.
29 Mar 2011
The Graduate School of Business of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is ranked 61st in the world, 3rd in Asia and 2nd in Hong Kong according to the latest University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Top 100 World Rankings of Business Schools 2006-2010.
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25 Mar 2011
With the support of Consulate-Generals and Chambers of Commerce in Hong Kong as well as active participation of all faculty and school members, students and alumni, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has launched its first-ever International Weeks with a theme on "Appreciating and Embracing Global Diversity".
16 Mar 2011
Leading international experts on healthcare communication are meeting in Hong Kong to examine ways of improving communication between doctors and patients, particularly in hospitals.
16 Mar 2011
On Friday 18 March, Professor C. H. Woo will give a seminar on 'The Fukushima Nuclear Mishap' at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
09 Mar 2011
The Department of Computing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has organized a Hong Kong Air Cargo Exchange 2011 in collaboration with DHL Global Forwarding, Hongkong Association of Freight Forwarding And logistics (HAFFA), and Hong Kong R&D Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management Enabling Technologies (LSCM).
09 Mar 2011
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) will present its "Outstanding Alumni Award" to seven alumni in recognition of their remarkable professional achievements and contributions to their alma mater and the community. The award presentation ceremony will be held on 19 April.
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04 Mar 2011
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is proud to announce today (4 March) the opening of the expanded Samsung Digital Lab for Hospitality Technology and the new premises for its School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) in the former site of staff quarters in Tsimshatsui East.
04 Mar 2011
Seafood is known to often contain small quantities of mercury. A team of researchers from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have been investigating the impacts of long term exposure to mercury on the brain, determining its effect on protein expression.
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04 Mar 2011
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) will host the fifth International Functional Food Symposium, which is themed on “Promoting Good Health and Developing a Sustainable Environment”, on its campus from 10 to 11 March 2011.
28 Feb 2011
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has recently received a generous donation of $2.3 million from Manulife Charitable Foundation, a non-profit organization established in 1998 by Manulife (International) Limited (MIL).
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24 Feb 2011
A group of academic specialists in competition law and economics today (24 February) jointly responded to criticisms of the Competition Bill currently before Hong Kong's Legislative Council (LegCo).
21 Feb 2011
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is pleased to have received a $2 million donation from Dr Hari N. Harilela for the establishment of the "Padma and Hari Harilela Scholarship" at its School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM).
17 Feb 2011
With a decade of providing executive training to hospitality professionals, PolyU has already formed a firm foothold in establishing a well-respected programme.
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17 Feb 2011
Engineering experts at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)'s Industrial Centre (IC) have helped achieved a breakthrough in aero engine maintenance by applying a mathematics-based software to the multiple axes machining of turbine blades.
01 Feb 2011
Organized by the Troels H. Povlsen Care Apparel Centre under the aegis of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)’s Institute of Textiles and Clothing, the "DesignPlus Fashion Competition 2011" has come to a fruitful close.
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24 Jan 2011
Dr Judyanna Ng, Senior Lecturer of the Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), displayed her innovative design in an extraordinary and glamorous knitwear fashion show in Hong Kong "Knitwear Symphony 2011" staged on the 19th January at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
24 Jan 2011
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has further extended its collaboration with the Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital (HKSH) in providing the highly popular Master of Nursing Programme for degree holders of other disciplines to join the profession. HKSH will also introduce new scholarship and bursary for students.
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14 Jan 2011
Researchers from Hong Kong Polytechnic University have carried out a pioneering study on the factors behind motorcycle accidents.
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07 Jan 2011
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University will, through its partnership with Sichuan University in establishing China's first Training Institute on Disaster Management and Reconstruction, bring in its programmes and expertise to support the reconstruction and sustainable development of Sichuan province.
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07 Jan 2011
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) School of Accounting and Finance hosted on 4-5 January the JCAE (Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics) Symposium 2011.
PolyU - UT Dallas International Forum
07 Jan 2011
To identify the future direction of education and research, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) jointly organized a cross-discipline international forum.
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07 Jan 2011
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has recently won one Gold and three Silver Medals at the 62nd International Trade Fair "Ideas - Inventions – New Products" (IENA) of Nuremberg, Germany, for its innovations in health technology, novel use of optical fibres and digital image processing.
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14 Dec 2010
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has received another strong boost to achieve further internationalization with the award of South East Asia's first Erasmus Mundus (EM) Mobility Grant of nearly €1.4 million by the European Commission.
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21 Nov 2010
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) today announced the establishment of a Joint Laboratory in Precision Engineering for Space Applications.
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17 Nov 2010
An anti-cancer research jointly conducted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ) has led to the first total synthesis of an anti-cancer marine natural product, grassypeptolide.
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08 Nov 2010
Working in collaboration with industry partners, researchers of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have successfully developed a Solar-powered Air-conditioning System for vehicles and completed a series of testing on the road.

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Giants in history

Chinese-American virologist and molecular biologist Flossie Wong-Staal (27 August 1946 – 8 July 2020) was the first scientist to clone HIV and determine the function of its genes.
David T. Wong (born 1936) is a Hong Kong-born American neuroscientist who is best known for discovering the antidepressant drug fluoxetine, better known as Prozac.
Charles Kuen Kao (Nov. 4, 1933 to Sept. 23, 2018) was an engineer who is regarded as the father of fibre optics. His work in the 1960s on long distance signal transmission using very pure glass fibres revolutionized telecommunications, enabling innovations such as the Internet.