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HKU Science Distinguished Lecture (Oct 18) on Mathematical Optimisation by Prof. Yinyu YE
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2022-10-06 11:11:02
In this lecture, Professor Yinyu YE will present a few recent mathematical optimisation case studies driven by Machine Learning applications. He will show how newly developed (convex) optimisation models and numerical algorithms can be effectively used to achieve solution efficiency and optimality i...
Cities 2050 Research Cluster Distinguished Lecture - 50 Years Unchanged: 1 Heart, 1 Mind, 1 Goal (June 20, 5:30pm)
Social Sciences Faculty
Uploaded on 2022-06-01 23:44:04
The Hon Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, former Chief Secretary for Administration of the Hong Kong SAR Government, looks back on his challenging and colourful government career of nearly 50 years, making him the longest serving senior official in Hong Kong's history.
HKU Science Distinguished Lecture@ZOOM - Europa the Ocean Moon, and NASA's Plan to Explore it (June 16, 2022)
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2022-05-17 12:03:17
In this talk, Professor William McKinnon will outline facets of Europa's geology and history, as well as NASA's plans to explore Europa and investigate its habitability.
HKU Science Distinguished Lecture (June 10) on Holocene temperature conundrum by Prof. Zhengyu Liu
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2022-05-10 11:08:06
In this lecture, Professor Liu will discuss a new analysis of tropical-subtropical mean-annual SST reconstruction, which produces a cooling trend after using a method to filter the seasonal bias signal in the original SST reconstruction – and the conundrum is likely resolved over the ocean.
HKU Science Distinguished Lecture@ZOOM - Chaos, Chance and Randomness: From Butterflies to Quantum Kinetics (May 11, 2022)
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2022-04-07 14:51:46
In this lecture, Professor Jens MARKLOF will explain that, perhaps unexpectedly, the butterfly effect can also be used as a mathematical tool to understand relationships between physical laws on vastly different length scales.
istinguished Lecture - Innovation in Electrochemical Technologies for the Low Carbon Energy Transition
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2022-01-24 10:15:01
The talk will draw on the experience of Professor Nigel Brandon in founding two companies from his academic work, Ceres Power, and RFC Power. He will discuss the challenges and opportunities for further innovation in electrochemical technologies, and highlight some of his groups recent work in high ...
[POSTPONED]: Cities 2050 Research Cluster Distinguished Lecture - 50 Years Unchanged: 1 Heart, 1 Mind, 1 Goal (January 18, 2022)
Social Sciences Faculty
Uploaded on 2022-01-12 17:35:03
In light of the latest development of the pandemic, the captioned lecture "Cities 2050 Research Cluster Distinguished Lecture - 50 Years Unchanged: 1 Heart, 1 Mind, 1 Goal" will be postponed until further notice. The Faculty will announce a new date for the lecture in due course.
Science Distinguished Lecture: Characterising Genetic Basis of Complex Traits by Prof. Hongyu ZHAO
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-05-24 12:02:36
In this lecture, Professor Hongyu ZHAO will first introduce a statistical model that is commonly used to characterise the genetic contributions to complex traits and its robustness to model misspecifications. He will then describe its extensions to identify relevant tissues/cell types for a specific...
HKU Science Distinguished Lecture@ZOOM - New Operando Insights in the Catalytic Chemistry of Small Molecules (May 6, 2021)
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-04-13 10:07:39
In this talk, we will discuss the latest developments in operando spectroscopy and microscopy, thereby focusing on aspects of local temperature measurements, spatiotemporal assessment of reaction intermediates, as well as long-term measurements with both lab-based and synchrotron-based X-ray methods...
Science Distinguished Lecture on Chemistry (Apr 13, 2021)
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-03-18 10:03:36
In this lecture Professor David Liu will describe the development of precision genome editing technologies that do not require double-strand DNA breaks or donor DNA templates.
Distinguished Lecture Series - Conservation Biology of the Giant Panda
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-03-04 10:25:06
In this talk, Professor Fuwen Wei will address the population history, adaptive evolution to the bamboo diet from different aspects such as morphology, behaviour, ecology, physiology, genetics, genomics and metagenomics of gut microbiomes. Finally, he will talk about how these new findings will be b...
Distinguished Lecture Series - Unveiling the Dark Universe
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-02-24 10:13:50
In this talk, I will discuss what we know and how we know the significance of these dark entities whose presence is revealed indirectly from multi-wavelength observations. I will review our current state of understanding focusing on the many intriguing open questions and future observations that wil...
Distinguished Lecture Series - Copper-dependent Biological Methane Oxidation
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-02-03 15:06:06
Under the mounting threat of climate change, increasing atmospheric methane concentrations are a constant source of concern and debate. The second most abundant greenhouse gas after carbon dioxide, methane accounts for at least 25% of current global warming. Conversion of methane to desirable fuels ...
Distinguished Lecture - Enzymes as Electrocatalysts - Investigation, Inspiration and Exploitation
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-02-03 15:01:11
Using a suite of techniques known as Protein Film Electrochemistry, the catalytic activities of many enzymes have been revealed in exquisite detail, revealing previously hidden properties and yielding unrivalled insight into how such catalysts must have evolved......
Distinguished Lecture Series - Stacking van der Waals Atomic Layers: Quest for New Quantum Materials
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-01-05 11:08:03
You are cordially invited to attend a ZOOM HKU Science Distinguished Lecture, at which Professor Philip Kim of Harvard University will discuss the realisation of unusual quasiparticle pairing mesoscopic devices.
Distinguished Lecture Series - Learning from COVID-19 Data on Transmission, Health Outcomes and Interventions
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2020-12-21 16:20:14
In this talk, Professor Xihong Lin will first provide a historical overview of the epidemic in Wuhan, with the provision of analysis results of 32,000 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wuhan to estimate the transmission rates using Poisson Partial Differential Equation based transmission dynamic model...
HKU Science Distinguished Lecture - Structure, Dynamics and Reactivity in Catalytic Systems and Energy Materials
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2020-10-21 15:18:04
HKU Science Distinguished Lecture - "Structure, Dynamics and Reactivity in Catalytic Systems and Energy Materials" by Prof Sir Richard Catlow (Professor of Chemistry, University College London and Cardiff University) will be held on Nov 11, 2020, in which the speaker will discuss how this powerful c...
HKU Science Distinguished Lecture Series - The Future of Modern Brain Interface Technology
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2020-10-21 15:00:42
HKU Science Distinguished Lecture - "The Future of Modern Brain Interface Technology" by Mr Eberhard Schoeneburg (Chairman and CEO of Brain-Net Ltd.) will be held on Nov 2, 2020, in which the speaker will discuss the current state of the art and especially the future of BIT.
[50th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture] Is Transformative Constitutionalism an Illusion?
Law Faculty
Uploaded on 2019-09-11 11:45:41
HKU Faculty of Law 50th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture Series by Justice Carlos Bernal Pulido, Colombian Constitutional Court
Research Hub on Institutions of China Distinguished Lecture Series - China's Major-Country Diplomacy in the New Era
Social Sciences Faculty
Uploaded on 2019-03-27 10:47:14
Speaker: Mr Xie Feng Commissioner Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in the Hong Kong SAR
Mental Wellness Distinguished Lecture on Motivational Interviewing: A Journey from Beginning, Present to Future
Social Sciences Faculty
Uploaded on 2018-11-21 17:59:02
Speaker: Professor William R Miller Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry Department of Psychology The University of New Mexico
Distinguished Lecture on Brain-Inspired Computing: A Device Technology Perspective
Dept of Electrical & Electronic Engg
Uploaded on 2018-09-27 10:28:52
This distinguished Lecture will be delivered by Professor H.-S. Philip Wong on 10 October 2018 (2:30pm) at Lecture Theatre A of the Chow Yei Ching Building. For details of the lecture, please visit https://goo.gl/CzNM4d. For registration, please visit https://goo.gl/forms/oHWIjRjSN45F7CcO2.
Education Distinguished Lecture on "Global Migration, Failed Citizenship, and Transformative Civic Education"
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2018-09-24 12:06:45
Professor James Banks will describe the role of the schools, colleges, and universities in reducing failed citizenship and in helping marginalized groups become efficacious and participatory citizens in multicultural nation-states in the lecture.
Basic Law Distinguished Lecture 2017: Basic Law - its progress in the last 20 years and its future
Ctr of Dev & Resources for Students
Uploaded on 2017-10-09 16:35:36
Speakers: Mr. Tsang Yok Sing Former President of the Legislative Council, HKSAR Mr. Wong Yan Lung, SC Former Secretary for Justice, HKSAR Moderator: Professor Johannes Chan Faculty of Law, HKU Date: 26/10/2017 Time: 15:00-17:00 Venue: Rayson Huang Theatre Language: Cantonese (Simultaneous interpreta...
Distinguished Lecture on "Leading From the Middle: Not Taking It From the Top"
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2017-03-21 14:45:55
Distinguished Lecture by Professor Andy Hargreaves Thomas More Brennan Chair Lynch School of Education Boston College, USA Chair: Professor Amy B M Tsui Chair Professor Faculty of Education, HKU
Business & Economics Faculty
Uploaded on 2016-10-14 18:45:44
You are cordially invited to join us at the Lecture to be held at 5:30pm on Monday, Nov 14, 2016 at the Loke Yew Hall. The Lecture entitled "East Asia Economic Stability at Bay: The Role of International Cooperation"(東亞經濟穩定面臨挑戰:策略與突破)will be presented by...
Distinguished Lecture on "Neoliberal Education and Neoliberal Education Policy: Are We All Neoliberals Now?"
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2016-04-06 12:44:40
Date: May 10, 2016 // Time: 17:00 - 18:30 // Speaker: Professor Stephen J Ball // Venue: Rayson Huang Theatre, HKU
HKU Education Distinguished Lecture on "Empires of Learning in East Asia"
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2014-05-23 10:23:23
Serena Yang Distinguished Lecture
Social Sciences Faculty
Uploaded on 2013-08-30 10:12:25
Education Distinguished Lecture on "The Effects of Early Childhood Education on 'Learning How To Learn'"
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2013-05-29 12:31:45
Nobel Laureate Distinguished Lecture by Professor Thomas J. Sargent
Business & Economics Faculty
Uploaded on 2013-04-16 12:43:19
Common Core Distinguished Lecture Series - Register at commoncore. hku.hk
Uploaded on 2013-02-21 19:18:21
What does Art do? MB Lee Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities
School of Humanities
Uploaded on 2012-10-16 15:10:15
Common Core Distinguished Lecture Series
Uploaded on 2012-10-10 16:31:55
Distinguished Lecture on Learning in Landscapes of Practice: New Developments in Social Learning Theory
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2012-03-28 08:57:37
Distinguished Lecture by David Bornstein
Sch of Prof & Cont Edu
Uploaded on 2011-10-27 12:07:09
Distinguished Lecture on Why Won’t Teachers Change the Way They Teach?
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2011-04-18 16:53:16
Tin Ka Ping Education Fund Distinguished Lecture by Sir John Daniel
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2010-09-06 10:11:47
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