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PUBLISHED : Friday, 09 September, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 09 September, 2011, 12:00am
 

HKBU food security talks feature Lancaster and Missouri professors

The Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) continues its series of talks on food security this month. It has invited Lancaster University's Professor Bill Davies to deliver the first keynote speech on novel plant science to enhance productivity, while Professor Robert Sharp of the University of Missouri, Columbia, will present the second keynote speech on root growth. September 12. 2.30pm-3.30pm and 4pm-5pm, respectively. RRS 905, 9/F, Sir Run Run Shaw Building, Ho Sin Hang Campus, HKBU. Contact 3411 7050 or fion@hkbu.edu.hk for details.

Quake expert at HKU seminar

As part of its 'Engineering Centenary Lecture Series', the University of Hong Kong's (HKU) faculty of engineering has invited Professor Amr Elnahsai of the University of Illinois. Elnahsai focuses on how to assess the impact of quakes on civil infrastructure systems, such as bridges and public buildings. September 15, 6.45-8.15pm. Wang Gungwu Lecture Hall, Graduate House, HKU. Visit at bit.ly/r9nsVW for registration.

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Learn how you can steer your personal image to project professionalism by joining 'The Art of Managing and Influencing Others' Perception' workshop, organised by Classified Post and Kornerstone. Certified personal branding strategist and image and colour consultant Rosemarie Yau (below) will share her insights to help attendees boost their competencies and perfect their brand. September 26, 2-5.30pm. 15/F, Hong Kong Club Building, Central. HK$1,170 (HK$760 by September 16). 3 CPD/PDU units. Visit bit.ly/qkdgdF to register.

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