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  1. HK a desert for science graduates, professor says

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Hong Kong is wasting its heavy investment in training science and engineering students because such talents are not valued in a city where banks and property ... including a science and technology park and a Chinese medicine centre. Expenditure on the Innovation and Technology Fund, which gives funding to university research, has risen strongly, from HK$483 ...

  2. Lack of investment in medium to large science hampers Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I would like to echo the call by Tony Chan Fan-cheong, president of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, for Hong Kong's participation in major international science projects ('A sound experiment', August 25). Although Hong Kong researchers are relatively well funded for small science research, we have no access to medium or large science facilities. ...

  3. Science park is attracting plenty of tenants, but not a great deal of R&D

    Posted Sep 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Many people perceive a link between development of high-tech industries in this city and the setting up of the Hong Kong Science Park in Sha Tin. The government tells us that many multinational companies have established operations there devoted to research and development. Now the administration is assessing the feasibility of phase three of the science park. However, claims ...

  4. Earth science needed to shake us out of our complacency

    Posted Dec 28th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Earth science should be made a school subject to better prepare the next generation for natural phenomena like Tuesday's tremors that sent Hongkongers running ... education syllabus but for only a small proportion of students. However, the Education and Manpower Bureau said the proportion was reasonable and earth science would be made one of the four ...

  5. A 10-year path to national science award

    Posted Apr 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn A Polytechnic University professor has won a national science award for a modelling system that simplifies and speeds up the updating of maps of China's changing terrain. ... Science Award. The award is China's highest scientific honour. No first-grade award was made this year. Professor Li, the only academic from Hong Kong on the award list, won the honour ...

  6. Science no basis for best interests of the PLA

    Posted May 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should the People's Liberation Army prepare for conflict or should it embrace science? That seems to be the dilemma described in the news item headlined 'PLA chiefs face barrage ... Jintao states that science should serve as the foundation for the military's development, but he forgets that science requires many hours of classroom and laboratory work which will deprive ...

  7. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong doesn't need Morlocks from the Delta to fix labour woes

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:51pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... planning, 1986-96 SCMP, February 24 I have another way of looking at it. The English author H.G. Wells, in his science fiction classic, The Time Machine, postulated a race far in the future ...

  8. Tech jobs on offer

    Posted Mar 24th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phila Siu Young people with a passion for science and technology can get useful career information at a recruitment day this weekend. It will be held from 9.30am to 4pm at the Hong Kong Science Park in Sha Tin on Saturday. Guests from various fields of science and technology will be present to share insights on the job market. They include City University president Professor Way ...

  9. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted May 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dr Wey Tang Teoh, who wrote the article 'Quantum leaps in shaping atoms' in Young Post's science page on April 25, is an assistant professor of the School of Energy and Environment at the City University of Hong Kong, not University of Hong Kong. ...

  10. Class act

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong science students are second best in the world, according to a survey. Given this impressive result, why is our education system under so much flak, not just from experts, but from students? Write to us. ...




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