Nobel Prize winner attracts almost 200 to talk on chemistry development
Almost 200 people attended a talk by Nobel Prize-winning French chemist Jean-Marie Lehn at City University on Tuesday. Dr Lehn, who won the Nobel Prize in 1987, and is seen as a founding father of supramolecular chemistry, discussed the key milestones in the development of chemistry.
Financial planning to be tested
Students from five local secondary schools will compete in the finals of the HSBC Young Financial Planner Competition today. The competition attracted more than 1,900 students from 167 schools.
PolyU celebrates with global forum
Polytechnic University will celebrate its 70th anniversary next week with the opening of the Global CEO Forum and Higher Education Management Forum on Friday. Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Chan Ka-keung will address the forum at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai.
New head for Shaw College
Professor Joseph Sung Jao-yiu has been appointed the head of Chinese University's Shaw College. Professor Sung, who will assume the position in February, will succeed Professor Ching Pak-chung.
In last week's story on Baptist University's involvement with a project on climate change, BaptistU's project leader was named as Professor David Leung. The project leader is in fact Professor David Yeung Wing-kay. The team's specialists will come from all universities involved in the project. The South China Morning Post apologises for the error.