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05 Nov 2018
The Presidents of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and The University of Waterloo signed a Strategic University Partnership institutional agreement today with the objective to foster closer partnership in education, research and entrepreneurship.
01 Nov 2018
The Academy of Film, which is part of the School of Communication at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), has organised the first Global University Film Awards (GUFA).
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31 Oct 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) recently developed a robotic arm to facilitate self-help and upper-limb mobile rehabilitation for stroke patients.
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30 Oct 2018
HKBU researchers have discovered a new nanomaterial which could enable the early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.
29 Oct 2018
The 24th Congregation held on the 28th October saw the conferment of Honorary Doctorates upon five prominent figures and doctoral degrees on 414 graduates.
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18 Oct 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) recently developed an intelligent fabric defect detection system, called “WiseEye”, which leverages advanced technologies including Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Deep Learning in the process of quality control (QC) in textile industry.
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10 Oct 2018
A new system improves the speed and accuracy of fingerprint scanning and matching by using 3D technology. No pressing required.
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09 Oct 2018
Professor Richard Bernhart Owen of the HKBU Department of Geography has analysed African lake sedimentary cores and established connections between a drying climate and technological and evolutionary changes in early humans.
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08 Oct 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has developed eNightLog, a multi-function nighttime monitoring system for the elderly with dementia, to track their respiration and activities in bed for preventing fall or wandering away.
04 Oct 2018
The LUI Che Woo Prize – Prize for World Civilisation and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today co-hosted the Welfare Betterment Prize Laureate Public Lecture at PolyU.
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04 Oct 2018
A study by Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has detected an extensive amount of sunscreen chemicals in seawater that could pose a risk to human health.
24 Sep 2018
The Call for Papers for the third issue of Cubic Journal seeks diverse contributions from a wide range of design sectors.
24 Sep 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s School of Design has announced the arrival of Issue 1: Design Social | Technology - Activism - Anti-Social.
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18 Sep 2018
The large quantities of discarded antibiotics in Hong Kong’s landfills pose a pollution problem and a potential hazard to public health and ocean life, a new study by a Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) scholar says.
11 Sep 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has received a generous donation of HK$100 million from Ir Dr Otto Poon Lok-to, Founder and Chairman of ATAL Engineering Group, in the name of Otto Poon Charitable Foundation.
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29 Aug 2018
Chemists at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have discovered the use of a metal compound that inhibits the enzyme closely associated with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), one of the most difficult forms of breast cancer to treat.
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28 Aug 2018
A sprayable sensing network for real-time monitoring of structure integrity is lighter, more flexible and less expensive than conventional sensors.
27 Aug 2018
PolyU will collaborate with the China Academy of Space Technology to develop and produce a camera on the spacecraft to Mars scheduled for launch in 2020 at the earliest. The two parties signed the Collaborative Research and Development Agreement on Mars Exploration Project at a ceremony on 22 August 2018.
22 Aug 2018
PolyU will collaborate with the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) to develop and produce a camera on the spacecraft to Mars scheduled for launch in 2020 at the earliest. The two parties signed the Collaborative Research and Development Agreement on Mars Exploration Project at a ceremony on 22 August 2018.
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14 Aug 2018
Researchers from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have designed and fabricated a high performing self-fitting bone scaffold by combining a shape memory foam and hydroxyapatite (the principal mineral component of bone tissue).
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06 Aug 2018
New recommendations could lead to more transparent reporting of Chinese herbal medicine clinical trial results.
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03 Aug 2018
A research team led by scientists from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have determined the three dimensional structure of the DNA replication machinery at atomic resolution for the first time in history.
01 Aug 2018
A project led by Prof. Jin-Guang Teng of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, has been awarded a grant of more than HK$47.2 million to develop a new type of concrete structures for marine infrastructure.
31 Jul 2018
The School of Business and Management at HKUST has named a classroom after the late Kellogg Dean Emeritus Donald P. Jacobs in honor of his tremendous contributions to the renowned Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA (KH EMBA) Program.
31 Jul 2018
The School of Engineering of HKUST is launching a new undergraduate program in Bioengineering that offers students the opportunity to conduct research in elite overseas universities, and at the same time nurtures leaders in biomedical technology and big data.
26 Jul 2018
Professor You-Lin Xu, Dean of Faculty of Construction and Environment at PolyU, has been honoured with the International Association for Wind Engineering Senior Award (Davenport Medal) for his distinguished contributions to the field of wind engineering and bridge engineering in research, education, and application.
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18 Jul 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) will join forces with Axis Therapeutics, a newly established joint venture by two global biopharmaceutical companies – Athenex, Inc. and Xiangxue Pharmaceutical, to foster the research and development of translational medicine by setting up a Joint Center for Immunotherapy.
Professor Timothy W. TONG (left, front row), President of PolyU, and Professor LI Qingquan (right, front row), President of SZU, signed the MoU.
18 Jul 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Shenzhen University (SZU) will jointly set up The Greater Bay Area International Institute for Innovation (GBA I3) with an aim to develop the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau GBA into a world-class innovation hub.
18 Jul 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), Peking University, the Beijing Municipal Government, and Shougang Group of Beijing jointly organised the “Global Youth Leaders Summit 2018” from 13 to 20 July — the first-ever multi-partite collaboration for youth development among universities, government and business sectors.
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02 Jul 2018
A research team from the State Key Laboratory on Advanced Displays and Optoelectronics Technologies of HKUST has developed a new Liquid-crystal display (LCD), which image resolution, energy efficiency as well as color saturation were markedly enhanced.

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