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The Launch of Hong Kong University Press's New Website
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Uploaded on 2017-12-13 12:07:27
HKU biologist reveals important role cities play in conservation of threatened species
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Uploaded on 2017-04-12 17:46:23
Many of the same species have been introduced to urban centres or wilderness areas outside their natural ranges. In a recent study published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, authors from Hong Kong and Australia find that these introduced populations may provide hope for these threatened ...
HKU architects receive RIBA Award for International Excellence and International Emerging Architect
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Uploaded on 2017-04-12 17:42:33
Joshua Bolchover and John Lin, Associate Professors in the Faculty of Architecture at HKU, earlier received the prestigious Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Award for International Excellence as well as the RIBA International Emerging Architect for their ambitious plan for Andong Hospita...
Ocean acidification study offers warnings for marine habitats
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Uploaded on 2017-04-12 17:39:41
Acidification of the world's oceans could drive a cascading loss of biodiversity in some marine habitats, according to research published recently in Nature Climate Change. The work led by biodiversity researchers from the University of British Columbia and with contributions from colleagues in ...
HKU Discovers Potential Treatments for Zika Virus
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Uploaded on 2017-04-12 17:35:59
Researchers from Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU established a new animal model for studying the pathogenesis and testing treatments and vaccines for Zika virus. The team found that mice immunosuppressed with steroid developed disseminated infection and inflammation ...
HKU and University of Manchester astrophysicists leads to discovery of a spectacular galaxy collision lurking behind the Milky Way
Uploaded on 2015-08-18 18:39:19
A spectacular galaxy collision has been discovered lurking behind the Milky Way. The closest such system ever found, the discovery was announced today by a team of astronomers led by Professor Quentin Parker at the University of Hong-Kong (HKU) and Professor Albert Zijlstra at the University of Manc...
HKU achieves breakthrough in super lightweight automobile steels
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Uploaded on 2015-05-19 16:01:43
A research team led by Dr. Huang Mingxin at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of HKU has developed a new generation ultrahigh strength steels. The innovation has met, 10 years in advance, the future technical targets for automobile materials proposed by the US Department of Energy and General...
HKU exhibition to showcase the last 65 million years of Climate Change
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Uploaded on 2015-04-22 16:32:38
The Stephen Hui Geological Museum of HKU launched a new permanent exhibition on "Cenozoic Climate Change". The Cenozoic Era is the most recent geological period which spans from about 65 million years ago (Ma) to present. Paleoclimate proxies including marine sediments, loess, tree rings a...
Hong Kong's first identified dinosaur-era vertebrate
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Uploaded on 2015-04-08 15:12:52
A ~147 million-year-old Jurassic-aged osteoglossoid osteoglossomorph fish Paralycoptera from outcrops at Lai Chi Chong has been described. This fossil represents the first dinosaur-era fish - as well as vertebrate - from Hong Kong to be identified. It was rediscovered in the collections of the Steph...
HKU Chemists achieve breakthrough in future drug discovery
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Uploaded on 2015-03-23 16:42:57
After three years of efforts, Professor Sun Hongzhe of the Department of Chemistry and his team of researchers, together with his collaborators in the Faculty of Science and Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong, are the first to develop the novel fluorescent probe that can rapidly trace ...
The U-Vision Video Composer service has been retired. HKU staff and students are eligible to use TechSmith Camtasia with site license for offline video editing. More details in ITS website: https://moodle-support.hku.hk/camtasia-site-license-staff-and-students