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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.
Distinguished Research Achievement Award 2020-2021
Registry
Uploaded on 2022-04-22 17:50:22
Professor ZHAO Guochun, Department of Earth Sciences

(HKU Excellence Awards 2021 is presented in the following year of 2022)
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.
HKU Science Public Lecture Series - RNA-based Therapeutic Approaches (Apr 21, 2022)
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2022-03-18 15:08:03
In this talk, Dr Li will give an overview about RNA molecules, followed by a detailed introduction to the history of RNA based therapeutic development, with emphasis on RNA based vaccines, particularly those used against COVID-19.
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 ...
HKU Science Public Lecture Series - Mathematics in Games (Feb 17, 2022)
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2022-01-17 10:21:30
In this talk, Dr Tak Wing CHING will go through some examples to demonstrate how mathematics can be used to play various kinds of games. Audience can understand the talk even better if with some basic knowledge in probability. In the end, Dr Ching will briefly mention some background of game theory ...
Public Lecture@HK Science Museum: AI and Computational Research (Jan 15, 2022)
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2022-01-07 11:47:32
In the time of quantum technology and big data, scientists start to integrate Artificial Intelligence (AI) and computational approaches into the fundament research about our mother Nature and Universe. This series of two lectures will help us to unfold such interesting discovery processes.
Master of Science in Library and Information Management [MSc(LIM)] - Information Session
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-11-23 10:27:29
Everyone is talking about knowledge economy in the information age. Our Faculty is helping people to contribute to and benefit from it via the MSc(LIM) programme. Our programme is designed to prepare candidates for professional work in the information sector, the fastest growing area of the economy ...
Science Public Lecture Series - How Invisibility Cloaks Work (Nov 5, 2021)
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-10-25 12:19:28
In this talk, Professor ZHANG will introduce the concept of metamaterials, explain how they interact with light, and present some of the fundamentals and applications of metamaterials such as the aforementioned negative refraction and invisibility cloaks.
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...
Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2019-2020 - Dr Neil Ryan MC KENZIE
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2021-05-19 11:42:23
Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2019-2020  Dr Neil Ryan MC KENZIE, Department of Earth Sciences
Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2019-2020 - Dr Timothy Carlton BONEBRAKE
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2021-05-19 11:14:48
Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2019-2020 Dr Timothy Carlton BONEBRAKE, School of Biological Sciences
Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2019-2020 - Dr AU YEUNG Ho Yu
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2021-05-19 11:11:37
Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2019-2020 Dr AU YEUNG Ho Yu, Department of Chemistry
Outstanding Teaching Award 2020 - Dr Thiyagarajan VENGATESEN
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2021-05-19 00:12:50
Outstanding Teaching Award 2020  Dr Thiyagarajan VENGATESEN, School of Biological Sciences
Outstanding Teaching Award 2020 - Dr Janet CHAN Kit Yan
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2021-05-18 23:57:39
Outstanding Teaching Award 2020 Dr Janet CHAN Kit Yan, School of Biological Sciences
Cities 2050 Research Cluster Public Lecture - Urban Climate Mitigation and Adaptation: from Science to Solutions (April 28, 10am)
Social Sciences Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-04-15 12:48:29
This lecture will begin with a description of a project being planned at Yale University on scalable urban climate solutions. The project aims to tackle the global climate crisis from the perspective of urban carbon mitigation and urban climate adaptation.
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...
[Apr 7] The Art and Science of Compassion Reflections of a Physician Turned Buddhist Chaplain 慈悲的實踐和科學
Centre of Buddhist Studies
Uploaded on 2021-03-29 16:19:43
Date: 7 April 2021 (Wed) Time: 7:30 - 9 p.m. (HK Time) Format : Zoom Webinar Language : English (supplemented with Cantonese) Zoom link: https://hku.zoom.us/j/91564277413
HKU Excellence Awards for 2020 - Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award 2019-2020
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2021-03-28 15:38:00
Professor David DUDGEON, School of Biological Sciences
HKU Excellence Awards for 2020 - Knowledge Exchange Excellence Award 2020
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2021-03-28 15:24:04
Dr Caroline Elise DINGLE, Dr David Michael BAKER, Dr Timothy Carlton BONEBRAKE and Professor David DUDGEON, School of Biological Sciences

"Reduction of Illegal Global Wildlife Trade through Novel Conservation Forensics Research"
HKU Science Public Lecture Series - The Magic of Oysters and How They Help Humans (Apr 21, 2021)
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-03-26 11:29:38
Oyster reefs provide habitat and food for fish and crabs that we catch, filter pollution from the ocean, and protect the shore (including our apartments) from waves and storms. However, in Hong Kong, we have lost our oyster reefs over the last 700 years. How can we get them back? Dr Bayden Russell w...
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...
HKU Architecture Spring 2021 Public Lecture Series: Piecing a City Together by Taking its Objects Apart (Speaker: Shin Egashira)
Dept of Architecture
Uploaded on 2021-02-16 15:47:41
23 February 2021 (Friday) 18:30 - 19:30 (HKT) Via Zoom
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......
Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award 2018-2019 - Professor CHING Wai Ki
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-12-03 01:05:58
Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award 2018-2019 - Professor CHING Wai Ki, Department of Mathematics
Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2018-2019 - Dr David Michael BAKER
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-12-03 00:40:06
Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2018-2019 - Dr David Michael BAKER, School of Biological Sciences
Outstanding Teaching Award 2019 - Dr Caroline Elise DINGLE
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-12-02 13:30:38
Outstanding Teaching Award 2019 - Dr Caroline Elise DINGLE, School of Biological Sciences
Outstanding Teaching Award 2019 - Professor Pauline CHIU
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-12-02 12:32:45
Outstanding Teaching Award 2019 - Professor Pauline CHIU, Department of Chemistry
Dec 19-Online Public Buddhist Lectures on Buddhist Counselling
Centre of Buddhist Studies
Uploaded on 2020-11-19 10:57:00
Date&Time: Dec 19, 10am-6:15pm Live @ HKUCBS Facebook
Hung Hing-Ying Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Science & Technology: Public Lecture 'A Guided Walk through Mathematical Wonderland'
Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science
Uploaded on 2020-06-12 00:41:43
A famous ETH Professor of Mathematics, Hermann Weyl, once said, "My work always tried to unite the truth with the beautiful, but when I had to choose one or the other, I usually chose the beautiful." It shows Weyl's profound faith in an ultimate harmony of Nature, in which the laws sho...
HKU Research Recognition in China
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-03-23 10:08:26
HKU colleagues who have received prestigious awards in China.
Faculty of Science Public Lecture Series: Chasing Fireworks from Black Holes
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2019-10-14 14:56:29
Black holes are probably the least understood yet the most fascinating celestial objects in our universe. In this talk, Dr Jane Dai will talk about the "fireworks" produced by black holes which light up their surrounding space-time.
The 11th IASC-ARS Conference 2019
Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science
Uploaded on 2019-05-06 20:06:42
The Asian Regional Section of the International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC-ARS) is pleased to announce that the 11th IASC-ARS Conference will be held at the University of Hong Kong, China, on 2-5 December 2019. The theme of the conference is "Statistical Computing for AI and Bi...
Faculty of Science Oak Anniversary Public Lecture Series: Earth and Beyond: Exploring the Past, Present and Future
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2019-04-11 11:52:46
This lecture will give a taster of the breadth of research earth scientists do across different time scales.
Dialogue Sessions with Distinguished Alumni
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2019-01-23 09:33:05
Our Distinguished Alumni demonstrate their dedication to their career and professions, university education and Hong Kong societal development. We believe the power of sharing and wish their insights can bring inspiration to the wider public.
HKU Science Oak Anniversary Opening Ceremony cum Home-Coming Day
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2019-01-23 09:16:18
HKU Science is turning 80 in 2019! We are looking forward to welcoming you to your alma mater this spring at our Oak Anniversary Opening Ceremony cum Home-Coming Day to kick off the year-long anniversary celebrations. The Home-Coming is an excellent opportunity for us to gather the Science family on...
Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2017-2018 - Dr Benjamin Robert KANE
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2018-12-20 17:25:42
Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2017-2018 - Dr Benjamin Robert KANE, Department of Mathematics
Outstanding Researcher Award 2017-2018 - Professor LI Xuechen
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2018-12-20 16:50:34
Outstanding Researcher Award 2017-2018 - Professor LI Xuechen, Department of Chemistry
Outstanding Teaching Award 2018 - Professor Alice WONG Sze Tsai
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2018-12-20 14:48:37
Outstanding Teaching Award 2018 - Professor Alice WONG Sze Tsai, School of Biological Sciences
HKU Fintech Symposium 2019: Unlocking AI and Data Analytics
Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science
Uploaded on 2018-12-05 21:15:48
The HKU Fintech Symposium 2019 is a conference that will bring together academia and industry professionals to discuss the uses of advanced AI and data analytics technologies in finance, banking, insurance and financial services industries. The theme of this symposium is "Unlocking AI and Data Analy...
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Social Data Science
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2018-11-22 11:53:12
The course takes an interdisciplinary approach, integrating information science, computer science, mathematics, statistics, and social sciences to address social issues and societal challenges.
Saw Swee Hock Public Lecture in Statistics by Professor L.J. WEI
Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science
Uploaded on 2018-10-22 17:07:32
'Moving beyond the comfort zone in practicing translational statistics for clinical studies' Over the years, the process of designing, monitoring, and analyzing clinical studies for evaluating new treatments has gradually fallen into a fixed pattern. Clinical trialists have sometimes been slow to ut...
Public Lecture on 'Flood Risk Modelling: Methodology and Challenges' by Professor Dr. HansjÃrg Albrecher on October 29, 2018
Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science
Uploaded on 2018-10-12 00:50:09
Public Lecture given by Professor Dr. Hansjörg Albrecher Title: Flood Risk Modelling: Methodology and Challenges Date: October 29, 2018 (Monday) Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Venue: KK102, 1/F, K.K. Leung Building, HKU Tea Reception at 5:30 pm
Faculty of Science Public Lecture: Reveal the Secret of Life by Chemistry
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2018-10-04 15:10:30
The genetic information in life flows from DNA to RNA to protein. In this talk, the speaker will discuss how chemistry has contributed to elucidate the genetic flow.
Public Lecture: Treasures of Diversity: The Vast Richness of Hong Kong and Italian Coastal Waters
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2018-08-23 14:42:15
This lecture will introduce the burgeoning marine diversity of both Hong Kong and Italian coastal waters.
The Shaw Prize Lecture on Mathematical Sciences 2018
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2018-08-21 11:17:08
This lecture features the math of phase transition by Shaw Laureate in Mathematical Sciences.
Finding Our Place in the Universe
Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative
Uploaded on 2018-05-14 12:58:44
This free HKU online course takes you on a 4-week visual tour of the Universe from thousands of years ago, where you will learn about how we have come to our current understanding of our place in the universe today. Registration: https://www.edx.org/course/our-place-in-the-universe-0
Public Lecture: The Structure of the Universe: A Cosmic Spider Web
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2018-04-10 11:18:35
This talk will show how astronomers measure the distribution of galaxies in the sky, and why a simple consideration of gravity on matter fluctuations in the early Universe produced the Cosmic Web.
Outstanding Teaching Award 2017 - Dr Gavin PORTER, Faculty of Science
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2018-03-26 00:00:00
Outstanding Teaching Award 2017 - Dr Gavin PORTER, Faculty of Science
Public Lecture: Gravity at the Limits
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2018-02-13 09:40:27
Gravity is the most important force governing the structure of the Universe. In this talk, the speaker will introduce gravity related phenomena under the most extreme and violent conditions, including supernova explosions, neutron stars, and black holes, which are the final products of massive star ...
Public Lecture: The Impacts of Fisheries and Climate Change on Marine Ecosystems
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2018-01-24 09:46:42
The lecture will introduce impacts of fisheries and global warning on marine ecosystems.
Public Lecture: Inspired by Lipids
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2018-01-16 16:29:35
The lecture will show the insights of basic lipid research in the applications for medicine, agriculture and the environment.
Public Lecture: The Galactic Graveyard and the Ultimate Fate of Our Sun
Science Faculty
Uploaded on 2018-01-04 15:32:56
Stars, the key building blocks of all galaxies, are born in collapsing gas clouds, live their lives as nuclear fusion reactors, and eventually die. Massive stars live fast and die young, exploding as supernovae after only a few million years. In this talk, the speaker will talk about the late stage ...
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