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  1. HK scientists enlisted for nation's moon project

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Professor Yung Kai-leung, associate head of the university's department of industrial and systems engineering, will lead the research. Yung has helped produce sophisticated tools for previous ... Stephen Chen in Beijing chen.binglin@scmp.com A team of Hong Kong scientists will join the nation's first lunar project by developing a device to recover samples for the journey back ...

  2. Bright ideas in the pipeline

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... and met national standards. Professor Allan Cheung Shi-chung, associate dean of HKU's Faculty of Science, praised students for the high standard of scientific research and knowledge ... of water a day and as that water tumbles down high-rise drain pipes it builds enormous kinetic energy- a fact that charged a group of students in Form Three at St Paul's Co-Educational College ...

  3. First national plan to tackle drought approved

    Posted Nov 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peiling, deputy dean of the College of Water Conservancy and Civil Engineering at the China Agricultural University. 'Nationwide droughts or droughts that affect a large area of the country ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com The first national drought plan has been passed in an effort to improve measures to combat the frequent natural disasters that have threatened agricultural ...

  4. Students vow to stop 100 trees being chopped down

    Posted Apr 30th 2007, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee Chinese University plans two new colleges on campus A student union has threatened to stage a sit-in and signature campaign against Chinese University's plan to cut down more than 100 trees to build two new elite colleges. Chinese University's student union will meet next month to discuss actions to be taken to protect the trees. Union president Napoleon ...

  5. Angry students fight to preserve campus idyll

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey Rethink urged on work at Chinese University Student activists have blasted Chinese University management for turning their hillside campus into an endless construction site and betraying the ideals of the original design of the university. More than 2,000 students and staff have signed an online petition criticising the university's Campus Development Office ...

  6. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Environmentalists raise awareness of Nanling National Forest Park

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... awareness of national park When nature lovers found some virgin forest in Guangdong's Nanling National Forest Park destroyed, they confronted a developer, winning an admission of culpability. ... fund. Who are the Nanling Discoverers? Most are university students or graduates who love nature. The programme includes field trips to the reserve to catalogue the area's biodiversity. ...

  7. Class Notes

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Filmmaker Peter Chan named artist-in-residence at HKU University of Hong Kong's arts faculty has appointed film director Peter Chan Ho-sun as its artist-in-residence. Chan ... expanded Chinese University has expanded its solar heating scheme to 27 student hostels and swimming pool changing rooms on campus. The solar heaters were first installed four years ago ...

  8. Bright sparks use pedal power

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... assistant professor in environmental-protection education with Polytechnic University, said many schools lacked the will and expertise to operate them properly. 'The installation of those green ... those green features.' Dr Chan said universities should contribute more to green education at local schools. 'There are not many people from universities who are involved ...

  9. Polluters to take a breather for two months before Olympics

    Posted Dec 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mongolia and Shanxi will focus on power plants and work on reducing sulphur and dust emissions. Guo Huaicheng, a professor at the Peking University college of environmental sciences, said ... A staff member at the group's production department said it was a sensitive issue and it had not yet received any formal instructions. The National Development and Reform Commission also ...

  10. Acid rain points to looming crisis for the nation

    Posted Apr 08th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... contributor to acid rain. City officials have said a ban on burning coal in the city centre will be brought in by next year. Acid rain expert Duan Lei, associate professor at the department of environmental science and engineering at Tsinghua University in Beijing, is worried about a looming national crisis. A separate report released last month by the State Environmental Protection ...




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