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  1. Researchers hit new heights

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis Research activities in Hong Kong have undergone significant developments in recent years, including a number of breakthrough discoveries. The University of Hong Kong ... is doing quite a good job in supporting quality research, and on the other we have many in the community who fail to understand the importance of research.' He says Hong Kong universities ...

  2. Magnet attracts attention at international invention awards

    Posted Dec 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit Researchers at Polytechnic University have won six prizes at an international exhibition of inventions and ideas. The winners included a polymer-bonded magnet that can be moulded into any shape. It took a gold medal at the annual Brussels Eureka last month. The magnet, made from a mixture of polymer and ferrite, is produced in the same way as plastic. 'You can ...

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    Sick buildings at University of Hong Kong need safety check

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial HKU buildings need safety look The University of Hong Kong has a duty to provide a healthy work and study environment for its staff and students. It is expected to conduct regular safety checks on the campus, fix the problems identified and keep the students and staff informed. Sadly, the university appears not to be doing enough on this front. Concerns have been ...

  4. Brain waves put PolyU inventors in winners' circle at exhibition

    Posted May 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford A personalised transport ventilation system, a computerised smart dressing system to help choose mix-and-match clothes and a needleless glucose test for diabetics were all medal winners at a recent international invention exhibition. The products were designed and manufactured at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and were recognised at the International ...

  5. PolyU brings eye care into focus

    Posted Aug 29th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... the Hong Kong Polytechnic University's (PolyU) optometry department. The centre seeks to raise awareness of the need for regular eye check-ups by making quality primary eye care affordable ... a patient's ability to focus and co-ordinate their eyes, and to judge depth and see colours. 'This new facility is the first step in giving Hong Kong people a level of quality primary eye care ...

  6. Engineering a way to cheaper medical services

    Posted Aug 18th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... it will take several years, they eventually could make sophisticated equipment that now has to be imported at great expense, said Daniel Chow Hung-kay, of the Polytechnic University. Professor Chow ... there was a strong demand for biomedical engineers from Hong Kong business that have operated factories making simple medical gear, mainly surgical needles and tubes, in the mainland for about 10 years. ...

  7. Application-driven research focuses on solving problems

    Posted Mar 20th 2007, 12:00am by Caitlin Wong

    ... is on a par with other universities in Hong Kong and overseas,' he said. Using an excellence-based approach to resource allocation, the university has successfully encouraged the development of niche areas where applied research and innovation has a leading edge in Hong Kong and in an international context. In the sphere of medical technology science, the university has developed a new ...

  8. Hospital PR learns a lot more

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the hectic working schedule of Hong Kong's part-time students. 'The health services management programme at PolyU was suited for achieving my ultimate goal- to make a difference in my ...

  9. Super size Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... of nursing at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, agrees. 'Parents are busy working nowadays so both adults and children have become less active. Children do little exercise and have bad eating ... study by the Chinese University of Hong Kong revealed obesity levels of children under the age of 16 had increased from 10 per cent to 15 per cent in the past 10 years. Albert Li Man-chim, ...

  10. Many university students suffer from anxiety, depression, survey reveals

    Posted Apr 27th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... by the University of Hong Kong's department of psychiatry and the Tertiary Institutions Health Care Working Group, canvassed the views of 14,073 full-time undergraduate students in the city in late ... past mental health problems or a family history of mental health problems. Stanley Sum Yui-him, a second-year student at Polytechnic University, who is a member of an ambassador training ...




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